2018

Thirty white horses on a red hill, First they champ, Then they stamp, then they stand still

Thirty white horses on a red hill, First they champ, Then they stamp, then they stand still

Bilbo Baggins: [1st riddle] Thirty white horses on a red hill, First they champ, Then they stamp, then they stand still. [Gollum pauses; thinking] Gollum: [unsure] Uh… Teeth? [Bilbo looks defeated] Gollum: [excitedly] TEETH! [Gollum laughs; Bilbo smiles half-heartedly] Gollum: Yes! my precious! [inhales deeply] Gollum: [very serious] But we, we… we only have… NINE.(…)

I don’t want excuses, I want the head of the Dwarf-king

I don’t want excuses, I want the head of the Dwarf-king

Yazneg: [in Black Speech] The Dwarf-scum, Master… we lost them. Ambushed by Elvish filth, we were… Azog: I don’t want excuses, I want the head of the Dwarf-king! Yazneg: There was nothing we could do! I barely escaped with my life! Azog: Far better you had… paid with it. [throws him into the Wargs’ den,(…)

Swords are named for the great deeds they do in war

Swords are named for the great deeds they do in war
[Bilbo curiously looks at his own sword’s blade] Balin: Wouldn’t bother, lad. Swords are named for the great deeds they do in war. Bilbo Baggins: What are you saying? That my sword hasn’t seen battle? Balin: Not actually sure it is a sword. More of a letter opener, really.