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Love is Blind by el_wing
« on: January 27, 2007, 03:25:53 pm »
New Fic Love is Blind--Chapter 1 by el_wing

Howdy. This is my first time posting here so I hope I get this right. I'll put all the chapters to date on this same thread. Right now I'm up to chapter 11.

My name is el_wing, and I'm a LotR fanfic writer gone bbm. I'm new to this community.

I love to read your comments. Please feel free to respond to the chapters. I like reading critiques and commentary on all stories. Please feel free to do so for mine.

About this fanfic: This is an AU where Ennis learns that Jack is still alive from Lureen. He finds Jack living in a hovel off the banks of the Rio Bravo del Norte. He learns on his way, that Jack was left blind.

You can find the first chapter here: http://community.livejournal.com/brokebackslash/482904.html
« Last Edit: February 26, 2007, 05:42:33 am by el_wing »
Leaves turn over with the times,
The sun breaks each day with shines,
Hither awhile, then whither back--
It is life that people lack.
     ~el-wing

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« Last Edit: January 27, 2007, 03:36:15 pm by el_wing »
Leaves turn over with the times,
The sun breaks each day with shines,
Hither awhile, then whither back--
It is life that people lack.
     ~el-wing

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Leaves turn over with the times,
The sun breaks each day with shines,
Hither awhile, then whither back--
It is life that people lack.
     ~el-wing

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Re: Love is Blind -- new fic posting author el_wing
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2007, 03:49:50 pm »
Thanks, el_wing...

Welcome to Bettermost, glad to have you here! We are a friendly and welcoming bunch, if I do say so myself. LOL

Here's to new readers and good discussion of your story...

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Re: Love is Blind -- new fic posting author el_wing
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2007, 03:58:31 pm »
Thanks Leslie for the kind welcome. I'm sure I'll have questions for you in the chat room.  :)

Leaves turn over with the times,
The sun breaks each day with shines,
Hither awhile, then whither back--
It is life that people lack.
     ~el-wing

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Re: Love is Blind -- new fic posting author el_wing
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2007, 04:37:52 pm »
I started reading this, I am at chapter 8 - it is very good so far. :)
I saw you were sick and tired of my wrong turns.
If you only knew the way I feel,
I'd really love to tell you,
But I could never seem to say
The things I needed to.
On a day like today
No other words would do.


Keane: On A Day Like Today

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Re: Love is Blind -- new fic posting author el_wing
« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2007, 10:36:44 am »
I started reading this, I am at chapter 8 - it is very good so far. :)

Thanks for reading. Hope you like the next chapters as much.  ;D
Leaves turn over with the times,
The sun breaks each day with shines,
Hither awhile, then whither back--
It is life that people lack.
     ~el-wing

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Re: Love is Blind -- new fic posting author el_wing
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2007, 10:59:31 am »
Hi  el-wing
I started reading Love is Blind yesterday evening and finished reading chapter 11 today .
I hope you will update soon , cos I love this story .
Thanks .

Nancy

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Re: Love is Blind
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2007, 01:54:24 pm »
Mornin'.

I've read this story from the beginning, and have enjoyed it.  The idea that Jack didn't die, but either chose to make Ennis and others think he did for various reasons, or was hurt but escaped and needs help, or some other scenario, reaches deep into us.  We want a "happy" ending, at least one where Ennis and Jack have a chance to be together and work out the words they threw at each other in anger and frustration at their last meeting. 

In particular, I see in yours that Ennis suffered a very signficant emotinal event, belieiving Jack to be dead, which caused him to rethink who he is and should be and wants to be.  When he hears that Jack may be alive, he drops everything to find him.  Now that he has him, he still is cautious, because of his background and what happened to Jack, but he won't lwave Jack regardless. 

Jack has suffered. [Because of the canon, he seems to be the one who suffers physically, leading to more psycholigical suffering.]  And he lost faith and hope in Ennis, who didn't come for him.  But, once Ennis is there, he clings to him, the rock, the island in his sea of pain and despair. 

Love is blind? Good choice for a title. Several layers to it, and you are explouring those.  Dr. Reynoldo's house may be a save haven for now, but I don't think it is where they should be forever.  They need to go back into their world, and confront those who tried to kill Jack, and confront LD and Lureen, and try to explain things to Bobby and Jack's parents.  Then, they both can truly heal, and seek the right place to live their sweet life together. 

Thanks for the story.  I look forward to your updates. 

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Re: Love is Blind -- new fic posting author el_wing
« Reply #9 on: January 31, 2007, 05:50:43 am »
Hi  el-wing
I started reading Love is Blind yesterday evening and finished reading chapter 11 today .
I hope you will update soon , cos I love this story .
Thanks .

Nancy

Thanks Nancy for commenting and liking the story. I should be updating it again sometime next week.  ;D
Leaves turn over with the times,
The sun breaks each day with shines,
Hither awhile, then whither back--
It is life that people lack.
     ~el-wing