Ch. 10 – Delving

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.

Continue reading Ch. 10 – Delving

Advertisements

Ch. 7 – Baggage

Baggage

POV – Frodo

In which we get immersed in Baggins clan business and its multi-generational baggage.

~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~

Two major scenes of Frodo learning about his kin and their intertwined pasts, which makes him think of the complex ways he can fit in to this mix. This is more pondering on why Bilbo doesn’t get along with his relatives but Frodo is on friendly terms with everyone except the SBs. I also take some time here to build out Otho as a character. “It’s a start.”

Continue reading Ch. 7 – Baggage

Ch. 3 – Gossip

Gossip

POV – Frodo

In which Frodo and Bilbo hear a great deal on many subjects as they set out on their journey, none of it particularly reassuring, and Frodo wonders if there will ever be an end to it.

~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~

Politics, disease and family scandals are fodder for the gossip mill, and we get some hints about what may be happening in the east.  All of the attention Frodo is getting is stressing the kid out. It’s stressing Bilbo, too, with dangerous results.

Continue reading Ch. 3 – Gossip

Ch. 2 – Accounts

Accounts

POV – Frodo

In which accounts become important – learning to count, weighing conflicting accounts, keeping accounts, and, most of all, settling accounts.

~*~~*~~*~~*~~*~

Frodo is having a hard time providing a coherent account of what has and is happening in his life, especially to himself. He wants to believe Bilbo because it is a reassuring account, but more has happened in Buckland than anyone knows.

Continue reading Ch. 2 – Accounts