The Hobbit, Drabbled

Hobbit, Drabbled, The

10. A Warm Welcome

A Warm Welcome

The barrels float down into Long Lake, accompanied by Bilbo. He learns their luck to arrive safely. He frees the dwarves. They enter Lake-town. The guards ask their business; the reply comes, “Thorin Son of Thain son of Thror King Under The Mountain”.

The master receives them. The wood-elves protest. Yet they are feted by the townsfolk, singing songs new and old of events predicted and past. The raft-men return to tell the Elvenking, who sent spies to observe events. In Lake-town the dwarves determine that the time has come to face the dragon. Meanwhile Bilbo is ill and miserable.

by Nerwen

This is a work of fan fiction, written because the author has an abiding love for the works of J R R Tolkien. The characters, settings, places, and languages used in this work are the property of the Tolkien Estate, Tolkien Enterprises, and possibly New Line Cinema, except for certain original characters who belong to the author of the said work. The author will not receive any money or other remuneration for presenting the work on this archive site. The work is the intellectual property of the author, is available solely for the enjoyment of Henneth Annûn Story Archive readers, and may not be copied or redistributed by any means without the explicit written consent of the author.

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Author: HA Writers Group

Status: General

Completion: Complete

Rating: General

Last Updated: 03/02/06

Original Post: 11/24/03

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