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.

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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.

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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. 13 – Tell

Tell

POV – Bilbo

In which Bilbo tells stories of the past, the Shire’s and his own, listens to the tales of others, and refuses to be told what to do.

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This chapter is mostly a large invention of Shire history, personal and political. Without quite knowing it, Bilbo puts his finger on what is truly happening around them.

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Ch. 12 – Show

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.

 

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

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