The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0158 – The Hobbit – Ch12 – Inside Information

Concerning “Inside Information”, from a stealthy scout to a seething serpent…

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Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 11:00)…

  • Bilbo Still Proving Himself
  • Smaug – Description
  • Bilbo Scouts / Steals Cup
  • Smaug’s Fury
  • Bilbo & Smaug
  • Smaug’s weakness
  • Bilbo / Dwarf discussion / The Thrush
  • Smaug attacks Lake Town
  • Haiku Time / Correspondence

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