Ch. 19 – Point


POV – Frodo

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


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

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Ch. 18 – Moot


POV – Frodo

In which the Free Folk face their dragons.


Bilbo is tired of trying to reason with you people…

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Ch. 17 – Sting


POV – Bilbo

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


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

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Ch. 16 – 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.


He’s not that little boy anymore.

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Ch. 15 – 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.


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.

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Ch. 14 – Push


POV – Frodo

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


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.

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Ch. 13 – Tell


POV – Bilbo

In which Bilbo tells stories of the past, the Shire’s and his own, listens to the tales of others, and refuses to be told what to do.


This chapter is mostly a large invention of Shire history, personal and political. Without quite knowing it, Bilbo puts his finger on what is truly happening around them.

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