The Riven Crown Universe
‘We may have won the battle, but I fear the war with winter is just beginning.’
The aftermath of war is no laughing matter. Those who died must be honoured, those who are wounded must be healed, and those who remain need food and clothing, peace and sanctuary. With Thorin's life hanging in the balance, it is up to Bilbo and the rest of the Company to rule the rag-tag remnants of Erebor in his place.
Then there is the matter of the gold...
Can Bilbo save both king and kingdom, or is Erebor destined to fall deeper into ruin?
- Part 1 of The Riven Crown Universe
‘I know the agony of loss. I have fallen prey to its ravages, and my kingdom has succumbed to its darkness.’ Thranduil swallowed, hating to admit his frailty and his failings. ‘Neither Thorin nor Bilbo will live an immortal life; I cannot offer them such, but this…’ He trailed off, gesturing to the diamonds sparkling in Gandalf’s grasp. ‘I can offer them this.’
- Part 2 of The Riven Crown Universe