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. 9 – Forgive

Forgive

POV – Bilbo

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

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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.

Continue reading Ch. 9 – Forgive