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An Unexpected Party by Krikin

An Unexpected Party by Krikin

Year 2941 – The Hobbit

April 25

  • Gandalf first sees Bilbo after years of absence from the Shire

April 26

  • The Unexpected Party

‘”Gandalf, dwarves and Mr. Baggins! We are not together in the house of our friend and fellow conspirator, this most excellent and audacious hobbit-may the hair on his toes never fall out! all praise to his wine and ale!-” […] “We are met to discuss our plans, our ways, means, policy and devices. We shall soon before the break of day start on our long journey, a journey from which some of us, or perhaps all of us (except our friend and counsellor, the ingenious wizard Gandalf) may never return. It is a solemn moment. Our object is, I take it, well known to us all. To the estimable Mr. Baggins, and perhaps to one or two of the younger dwarves (I think I should be right in naming Kili and Fili, for instance), the exact situation at the moment may require a little brief explanation-“

[The Hobbit, Chapter 1: An Unexpected Party]

April 27

  • Thorin and company depart from Bywater
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