My review of The Hobbit. An Unexpected JourneyLord Thorin,My review of The Hobbit. An Unexpected Journey by *PeckishOwl
Finally I could leave Bag End and follow your steps!!!
I'm still out of breath - not only because I had to catch up with your Company (and, dear me, are those ponies fast!) but also because of what I witnessed during the first part of our adventure! It did not resemble epic ballads I've read in old books and it cannot be compared to such in any ways, but I loved it none the less because it was a perfect mirror – the atmosphere, the laughter, the adventure! – of a certain story I've read for the first time in my childhood, by someone named Tolkien I believe, which wasn't meant for "great halls or evil times" (like cousin Pippin likes to say) but for a friendly firelight in a warm hole in a ground. Yes, I know there were a lot of situations when I thought "This is the end, we're all going to die" and when Balin told me the story of a certain hero he could call his king I was on the verge of tears, but nevertheless I'd follow you into the very heart of the Mou