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    Thorin is basically how I imagine Carl would grow up to be in the Walking Dead verse. But he's still Thorin Oakenshield the dwarf. He finds what is possibly the last remaining hobbit, 50 years after the outbreak. He is badass, Bilbo is hope.

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    31 Jan 2018

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    Bilbo is a (mostly) reformed burglar and a guide with peculiar gifts. When Gandalf arrives with a proposition involving 13 dwarves, a dragon, and a resurrection of those burglary skills, of course he's going to say no.

    Well, maybe not, but he's definitely not going to get involved with any of this sentinel/guide bonding business.

    Okay, at least for sure he'll keep a lid on his own emotions, he has every kind of practice with that.

    Dammit.

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    23 Jan 2018

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    “I just wish…”

    “What do you wish?”

    “I wish I could have changed it all.”

    For years Bilbo has written about his adventures and told stories about his dealings with dwarves and dragons. To most it seemed like fanciful nonsense but to Bilbo it was all very real. A weight followed him home from his travels, one called regret. Now in his final moments Bilbo has a choice to make – go quietly into death’s embrace or go back again and face all the fear and pain for the chance to make things right?

    Of course, change is a fickle thing and not everything can be done again as Bilbo is about to find out. In the end, it may not only be salvation that he’s fighting for.

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    11 Oct 2017

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    An inexplicable magic ties Bilbo Baggins, hobbit of the Shire, to Thorin, dwarven prince of Erebor.

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    17 Jun 2017

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    "Thorin was the essence of so many Buckland oddities, distilled into one misfortunate young hobbit, much to his infinite embarrassment.

    Built like a stork, his father had said once, in an example of Thrain Brandybuck’s usual tactless humour. All beak and legs."

    Thorin Brandybuck, just recently come of age, still lives in his family’s smial in Buckland, with his parents and two younger siblings. Thorin is an odd duck amongst his relations and neighbours-- unsociable, grumpy, shy, and awkward. And beyond that, he looks rather strange even for a Bucklander, strongly favouring the thick, dark haired build of his Stoorish blood.

    It defies all sense and reason why Bilbo Baggins, an exemplar of all the respectable traits Thorin lacked, would ever desire a friendship with him.

    Bilbo, as Thorin discovers, is not always as sensible as he appears.

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    15 Jun 2017