Review of story "It all began with an Archangel..." from Prometeus
Found it. Here you go,http://www.tthfanfic.org/Story-9948-2/thule+Once+Around+the+Realms+or+a+Carpenter+s+Holiday.htm
I dis-recommend the way Thule did it, it's too ... ad hoc and ritualistic. The relevant passages are,
> "The gods made the world, Wizard Giles," Alenon said. "It's not for
us to question their ways."
> "There's monsters in there sir. Oh, it's fine for a great hero like you, but we'd never dare go to such a terrible place."
Basically "turn your brain off and stop questioning!" that's just not on. I suppose this is lampshading in the tvtropes sense, but I find that unsatisfactory. I prefer ... something more, something that passes for an actual explanation, even if you have to squint real hard.
Notwithstanding this, that fic is still a fun read and it definitely has its moments.
"We should move," Alenon said. "Where there are ten orcs, there are
"Let them come," Dawn said. She had her dagger out and was striding
around, brandishing it. She went stomping off down the trail.
"What's gotten into her?" Xander said.
"Ah, she told me," Alenon said. "A friend of hers, named Boromir,
was slain by orcs. She wishes to avenge his death."
Review By [Prometeus
] • Date [17 Dec 10] • Not Rated • Add Comment