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. 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. 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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Ch. 9 – Forgive


POV – Bilbo

In which relatives arrive, old wrongs are unearthed, new problems arise, and most are in need of forgiveness.


Bilbo has been brooding about the wrongs done to Frodo for months and the Buckland contingent just rolled into town. This is not going to end well.

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