9. Bilbo’s Misfortune
"Which way did they go? Which way did they go?" the befuddled eagle wondered aloud. "I can't keep up this pace much longer. Why on earth did that little one latch onto the fat ones legs? I can hardly fly high enough. Couldn't that Hobbit have waited a moment? Till another of us offered her services?" Turning to the Hobbit and the Dwarf below her, she asked, "Are you comfortable?" while gritting her teeth the entire time.
Suddenly, in the distance, she heard it – the sweet call of sixteen singing eagles – and she knew where they were headed!
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