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Hall of Fire chats The Hobbit ch 15 this weekend!

November 11, 2011 at 8:58 pm by Demosthenes  - 

“Under the Mountain dark and tall, The King has come unto his hall! His foe is dead, the Worm of Dread, And ever so his foes shall fall.”

This weekend, Hall of Fire returns to our chapter-by-chapter discussion of The Hobbit with chapter 15: The Gathering of the Clouds. Be sure to join us in our live chat on Saturday November 12 at the new time of 5pm EST (New York time).

“And ever so his foes shall fall” … or so the Dwarves think.

After hearing of Smaug’s demise from a trusted friend, the Dwarves are euphoric, over-taken by treasure-lust. But then cold reality looms — a large force of lakemen and Wood Elves approaches seeking recompense for their loss. an ugly confrontation looms as Thorin & Co turn stubborn.

With Bard as their leader, how do the lakemen now appear? Should the and Elves have chosen a different approach when they came to parley with the Dwarves?

What responsibility do the Dwarves owe the two parties? Will Bilbo’s stomach save Thorin and Company once again?

Join us in our live chat (#thehalloffire on irc.theonering.net) on Saturday November 12 at 5pm EST (New York time) when we’ll examine all these questions and more!

Time zone conversions

Not sure what time the chat will be where you are? Check this little conversion table out for some help. NB: Times have changed because of the daylight savings changeover!

America:
5.00pm EST (New York)
4.00pm CST (Chicago)
3.00pm MST (Denver)
2.00pm PST (Los Angeles)

Europe:
10.00pm GMT (London)
11.00pm CET (Europe)

Asia-Pacific
8.00am AEST (Sunday) Brisbane,
9.00am AEDT (Sunday) Sydney, Melbourne
Midday NZDT (Sunday) Wellington

Our chats usually last 45 mins to an hour, and are very newbie friendly. Simply drop in and join the conversation!

Where — connection details

Chat happens on #thehalloffire on irc.theonering.net — the TORn IRC server. You can connect instantly via our embedded Mibbit client that works inside your web browser.

Alternatively, you can install a dedicated chat program such as mIRC on your computer and just plug in the following connection details.

Server: irc.theonering.net
Port: 6667
Channel: #thehalloffire

Posted in Barliman News, Barlimans, Hall of Fire on November 11, 2011 by