1. A Night in the Green Dragon
Clinking glasses and drunken laughter echoes around me. None pay attention to the cracking Baggins, sitting alone, watching the waves in his mug.
My mind wanders to other things, more important than petty matters of the Shire; this fate that has come upon me, to carry this object of great evil halfway across the earth. One would think I would be enjoying myself, spending my last months in the Shire in happiness; it is impossible.
There is nothing I can do to change this fate, for I cannot let it go. Danger haunts my steps, if only Bilbo were here…
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