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Hall of Fire chats The Hobbit tomorrow!

June 24, 2011 at 8:42 pm by Demosthenes  - 

We continue our chapter-by-chapter discussion of The Hobbit tomorrow rejoining the Company as they soar over the Misty Mountains on eagles’ wings.

After their lucky escape from the goblins, their only possessions are the clothes on their backs, so Gandalf leads them to the house of an odd friend. So odd that Gandalf takes a very peculiar approach to securing his help!

What manner of being is Beorn? Why is he so gruff? And what does the way he treats his visitors — and his unusual servants — say about him? What of the plan they hatch to cross Mirkwood forest? Inspired? Or desperate? And where is Gandalf off to?

Join us tomorrow (Saturday June 25 at 6pm EDT) in #thehalloffire on irc.theonering.net when we’ll discuss these questions and many others as we look at Chapter 7 of ‘The Hobbit’ – Queer Lodgings.

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