Ch. 20 – Temptation

Temptation

POV – Bilbo

In which Bilbo wrestles with the fallout of his actions in Yule and considers how to stave off temptation.

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This marks the end of Lithe. I will be taking a break from posting for a month as I deal with some large and exciting (but exhausting) changes at work.

When I’m back, I’ll probably have a few short stories and some supporting materials to post, then we’ll be on to the next story, Century.

Thank you for reading.

Anglachel

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Ch. 19 – Point

Point

POV – Frodo

In which dragons battle, much is said, a bit less is done, and Frodo ponders what might have been.

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It takes a great deal of effort to ensure that nothing happens.

Continue reading Ch. 19 – Point

Ch. 17 – Sting

Sting

POV – Bilbo

In which madmen meet, luck is debated, confidences are shared, and Bilbo returns to old tunnels to ponder new possibilities.

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A certain piece of magical jewelry is working overtime to find the chink in Bilbo’s armor. It’s almost right.

Continue reading Ch. 17 – Sting

Ch. 16 – Solstice

Solstice

POV – Bilbo & Frodo

In which deals are double, trouble is stirred, forgiveness is granted, the east is evaluated, farthings are offered, a chastisement is delivered, and assignation is set, and Frodo starts to tell a new story.

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He’s not that little boy anymore.

Continue reading Ch. 16 – Solstice

Ch. 15 – Pull

Pull

POV – Bilbo

In which Bilbo is pulled in many directions, exerts his pull over others, pulls out a long needed confession, and wishes for victory to be pulled from the jaws of defeat.

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My apologies for the late post. I’ve been sick most of the week.

Mostly, Bilbo is pulling together the threads of all the threats that have been aimed at him and Frodo over the last year and figuring out who knew what.

Continue reading Ch. 15 – Pull

Ch. 14 – Push

Push

POV – Frodo

In which Frodo decides he is no longer willing to be pushed around.

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You might want to re-read the last scene of the previous chapter, Tell, to remember what is going on at the Fair.

Frodo decides to take a few things into his own hands and not wait for rescue.

Continue reading Ch. 14 – Push