8. "A Hobbit's Courage" by JunoMagic
It was a scheme worthy of any dragon, Bilbo thought, shuddering. He should never have opened the door of his hobbit hole that morning. He gulped nervously.
If he took another moment to consider just what otherdangers to his life and limbs this plan entailed – apart from the dragon – he would be too frightened to move another inch.
He would go down in history as the cowardly hobbit that was found frozen with fear and cold of winter somewhere on the slopes of the Lonely Mountain.
That simply would not do. Bilbo put on the ring and started running.