0168 – Concerning Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”

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Concerning Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”… Please support on Patreon for as little as $1 per episode! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 5:30)… Smaug’s big splash / Bard The Master’s Death Thorin’s Dragon Sickness / The Arkenstone Dol Guldur Thranduil The Battle The Journey Home BIRDS!!! Lesser role for Ravens, Thrushes, […]

0167 – The Hobbit – Ch19 – The Last Stage

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Concerning “The Last Stage”, from auctioning Bag-End to Bilbo’s afterthought… Please support on Patreon for as little as $1 per episode! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 6:45)… May 1st: Arriving in Rivendell Song of the Elves: “The dragon is withered” The White Council (Gandalf and Elrond  convo) “Sing all Ye joyful” The Last Road Trolls gold […]

0166 – The Hobbit – Ch18 – The Return Journey

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Concerning “The Return Journey”, from grievous goodbyes to peak panoramas… Please support on Patreon for as little as $1 per episode! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 7:30)… Bilbo Awakens Thorin’s Death / Dwarf Eschatology Eagles / Beorn King Dain / Thorin Buried with Arkenstone Happily Ever After / Goodbyes The Journey Home Begins Yuletide at Beorn’s […]

0165 – The Hobbit – Ch17 – The Clouds Burst

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Concerning “A Thief in the Night”, from Arkenstone arrangements to Bolg’s battalions… If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 11:00)… Negotiating the Arkenstone Gandalf Revealed / Bilbo Rebuked An Ugly Truce / Dain Arrives The Dwarves Spring / The Battle Is […]

0164 – The Hobbit – Ch16 – A Thief in the Night

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Concerning “A Thief in the Night”, from Thorin’s threat to Bilbo’s burglary… If you like The Tolkien Road, you can support us for only $1 per episode via Patreon! Topics discussed (chapter discussion begins at 8:00)… The Arkenstone and Thorin’s Threat Roäc’s Warning Bilbo’s Plan Bilbo and Bombur Bilbo and the Elves What is Bilbo’s plan? The […]