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. 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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