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    It was all too much to think about, so he thought about Thorin's hands.

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    Were some intrepid researcher and historian ever to compose a volume on the great seafaring peoples of Middle-earth, that body of work would no doubt treat hobbits, at most, as a footnote.

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    Not enough could be said for the change that being at Beorn's homestead -- the closest they'd come to civilization in far too long, by Bilbo's own estimate -- brought about the group.

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    At the outset, giving Bilbo a turn at watch had been an affectionate joke of a gesture: Awake, Master Hobbit, for the sun's almost up anyway, so if you could look out a spell for any beasties bold enough to brave the daylight, and perhaps you wouldn't mind starting us all some spot of breakfast while you're at it? There's a good, useful fellow.

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    Hobbits are, as a rule, slow: not lazy, not foot-draggingly petulant, and certainly not dim-witted, but nonetheless slow, considering, thoughtful about even the least of matters.

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    Ice fishing, Numbers reflected as he burrowed deeper into the collar of his coat, was the closest he'd probably ever get to understanding what it was like to be deaf.

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    One of the things learning to sign had forced Numbers to reconsider was his use of profanity.

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    Well, that had sucked, Numbers thought as he stepped out of the path of the expanding pool of blood.

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    The second clear thought Numbers had on waking was that this was in fact the perfect time to make latkes.

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    Any business gathering that didn't happen over lunch was bound to be excruciating, and this one was no different.

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    Wrench might have been deaf, but Numbers' ears worked just fine, and he knew a lot of sounds.

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    It was a joke, an attempt to lighten the mood after ten tense days of antibiotics and painkillers and bloody bandages.

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    Molly still wasn't exactly sure what a spleen did, but having had one shot out of her sure slowed her down at the Logging Festival.

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    Numbers didn't know the sign for 'moody' and had enough of a sense of self-preservation not to ask.

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    You should drink less, Wrench's hands said.

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    He waited right until he heard the springs of the motel room's bed creak, then depressed his thumb.

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    The guy on the floor wasn't a bad guy.

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    The Flyers were up by one when Numbers heard it start up behind them.

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    Sounds like an interpreter indeed.

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    Wrench stirred and opened his eyes, and Numbers was at his side in a heartbeat.

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