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. 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. 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. 12 – Show


POV – Bilbo & Frodo


In which greetings are exchanged, secrets are told, vengeance is considered, relations are explained, inventions are admired, dirty linen is aired, exhibits are judged, teamwork is displayed, and everyone enjoys the show.



Bilbo learns more about the letter sent to Pal and he is unamused.

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Ch. 10 – Delving


POV – Frodo

In which Frodo and Bilbo journey to the Fair and unearth the past.


The past is never dead. It’s not even past. And it’s about to walk through the door.

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