Today in Middle-earth, April 12
- Gandalf reaches Hobbiton (3018)
April 12, 3018 (S.R. 1418) The Great Years
1. Gandalf reaches Hobbiton.
(from the appendices)
“…after a late breakfast, the wizard was sitting with Frodo by the open window of the study. A bright fire was on the hearth, but the sun was warm…
Gandalf was thinking of a Spring, nearly eighty years before, when Bilbo had run out of Bag End without a handkerchief….”
(Tolkien, 1965 Ballantine, p. 78-80 FotR)Posted in Calendar, Lord of the Rings, LotR Books, Today in Middle-earth on April 12, 2014 by Jan Sterling Today in Middle-earth, April 12 | Discuss