History Characters / TheHobbit

13th May '18 11:54:36 PM TomWalpertac2
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* ThePrecious: The Arkenstone has this effect on Thorin. He gets better.
* {{Revenge}}: A main motivator.
* RagsToRiches: Reclaims his kingdom and his wealth.
* RichesToRags: The (once removed) heir to an immensely wealthy kingdom, but was driven out by Orcs.
* RightfulKingReturns: The goal of his quest, apart from killing Smaug, is to restore himself to Erebor's throne.

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* ThePrecious: The Arkenstone has this effect on Thorin. He gets better.{{Revenge}}: A main motivator.
* {{Revenge}}: A main motivator.
* RagsToRiches: Reclaims his kingdom and his wealth.
wealth.
* RichesToRags: The (once removed) heir to an immensely wealthy kingdom, but was driven out by Orcs.
Orcs.
* RightfulKingReturns: The goal of his quest, apart from killing Smaug, is to restore himself to Erebor's throne.
13th May '18 11:31:10 PM TomWalpertac2
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* ThePrecious: The Arkenstone has this effect on Thorin. He gets better.
22nd Dec '17 11:10:39 PM DustSnitch
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* BadassGrandpa: He's the oldest of the dwarves.



* GrumpyOldMan: For most of the book - until he becomes King and he dresses up in armor, revealing his inner BadassGrandpa.

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* GrumpyOldMan: For most of the book - until he becomes King and he dresses up in armor, revealing his inner BadassGrandpa.soldier.



* BadassBeard: All Thorin's company sport them
* BadassGrandpa: Balin, the most visibly old of the company.

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* BadassBeard: All Thorin's company sport them
* BadassGrandpa: Balin, the most visibly old of the company.
them.



* BadassGrandpa: During the last days of The War of The Ring, he literally ''leads'' the armies of the North, donning his full armor and arms despite being ''250 years old'' (about as old as Naugrim ordinarily get).
22nd Dec '17 10:22:46 PM Boson
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* WeHardlyKnewYou: Is introduced and killed one the same page.

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* WeHardlyKnewYou: Is introduced and killed one on the same page.
19th Nov '17 1:43:12 PM Gaon
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%%* TheHero

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%%* TheHero* TheHero: They're the central heroes of the quest for Erebor, and thus the book.



%%* BadassBaritone

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%%* BadassBaritone* BadassBaritone: Thorin is said to speak in a low baritone, particularly suited for singing, and quite intimidating.



%%* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking

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%%* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Lord of the Iron Hills ([[spoiler: and later King under the Mountain]]) and a supreme badass who's a force to be reckoned with.



%%* WarriorPrince

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%%* WarriorPrince* WarriorPrince: Killed Azog while he was (by Dwarven standards) a young regal teenager.



%%* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking

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%%* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: Fought proudly in the wars of Dwarves and Orcs.



%%* TheExile

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%%* TheExile* TheExile: As the Lonely Mountain was claimed by Smaug, he and his people went into exile.



%%* HandicappedBadass

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%%* HandicappedBadass* HandicappedBadass: Despite missing an eye, he remained an effective warrior.



%%* NobleFugitive

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%%* NobleFugitive* NobleFugitive: Always on the run, trying to make a living after the loss of his throne.



%%* RichesToRags

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%%* RichesToRags* RichesToRags: Lost his fortune and throne to Smaug.



%%* WarriorPrince

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%%* WarriorPrince* WarriorPrince: Was already fighting in the frontlines even before Thror perished.



%%* TheExile

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%%* TheExile* TheExile: Smaug took his kingdom, so he wanders.



%%* NobleFugitive

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%%* NobleFugitive* NobleFugitive: A king on the run.



%%* RichesToRags

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%%* RichesToRags* RichesToRags: Devoid of his throne by Smaug's wrath.



%%* TheDitz
%%* AllTrollsAreDifferent

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%%* TheDitz
%%* AllTrollsAreDifferent
* TheDitz: None of them is particularly bright, being easily fooled by Bilbo and Gandalf.
* AllTrollsAreDifferent: These are rather traditional, excepting their surprising degree of intelligence and affability.



%%* FauxAffablyEvil

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%%* FauxAffablyEvil* FauxAffablyEvil: They're quite friendly for monstrous trolls.



%%* ImAHumanitarian
%%* PsychopathicManchild

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%%* ImAHumanitarian
%%* PsychopathicManchild
* ImAHumanitarian: They'd eat aynything, really, so they're not above eating Men, Elves, Dwarves or Hobbits.
* PsychopathicManchild: Rather childlike in their cruelty.



%%* VillainousGlutton

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%%* VillainousGlutton* VillainousGlutton: Eating is what they live for and what puts them against the heroes.



%%* PosthumousCharacter

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%%* PosthumousCharacter* PosthumousCharacter: We only hear about him after his death.



%%* SmugSnake

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%%* SmugSnake* SmugSnake: Arrogantly killed King Thror. Which didn't end well for him when the Dwarves went into a RoaringRampageOfRevenge.



%%* GlowingEyesOfDoom

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%%* GlowingEyesOfDoom* GlowingEyesOfDoom: The company sees "glowing eyes, in the dark" watching them, before the spiders reveal themselves.
19th Nov '17 1:32:02 PM Gaon
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* BadassBystander / HeroicBystander: Effectively how he is introduced. Smaug is setting Laketown ablaze and everyone is running for their lives. A random man decides to stay and fight, and that man turns out to be Bard the Bowman.



* TheCassandra: Warns that the Dwarves will bring trouble and that Smaug is coming for them. No one listens.



%%* ColdSniper

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%%* ColdSniper* ColdSniper: Bard is quite cool-headed and quite the marksman, though he's not evil.



* TheDragonslayer: He tries to become this when Smaug attacks Laketown. [[spoiler: And eventually succeeds.]]



* ImpoverishedPatrician: His grandfather was Girion, Lord of Dale. After Smaug's attack his family was left with nothing and he's a simple bowman by the time we meet him.



%%* TheStoic

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%%* TheStoic* TheStoic: His grim and gruff nature doesn't allow for a vast repertoire of emotions.
14th Nov '17 9:12:32 PM Caps-luna
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* {{Fiction 500}}: ''Forbes'' has [[http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2012/fictional-15-12/smaug.html done]] [[http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelnoer/2011/04/06/how-much-is-smaug-tolkei-dragon-worth/ extensive]] [[http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelnoer/2012/04/23/how-much-is-a-dragon-worth-revisited/ research]] on the question of just how rich he really is. The final official tally has him richer than Bill Gates, but not quite as rich as Carlos Slim Helu. Smaug is said to be the wealthiest character in fiction.

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* {{Fiction 500}}: ''Forbes'' has [[http://www.forbes.com/special-report/2012/fictional-15-12/smaug.html done]] [[http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelnoer/2011/04/06/how-much-is-smaug-tolkei-dragon-worth/ extensive]] [[http://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelnoer/2012/04/23/how-much-is-a-dragon-worth-revisited/ research]] on the question of just how rich he really is. The final official tally has him richer than Bill Gates, but not quite as rich as Carlos Slim Helu. Smaug is said was once considered to be the wealthiest character in fiction.fiction until dethroned by Scrooge McDuck.
3rd Nov '17 9:33:05 PM MarauderSky
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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: At the youthful age of 50.
22nd Oct '17 10:14:22 PM NOYB
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* LineageComesFromTheFather: Subverted, since it's his mother Belladonna's Took lineage that's significant to his joining the quest.

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* LineageComesFromTheFather: Subverted, since it's his mother Belladonna's Took lineage that's significant to his joining the quest.quest when his father Bungo's Baggins lineage would have him stay at home.
22nd Oct '17 10:13:18 PM NOYB
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* LineageComesFromTheFather: Subverted, since it's his mother Belladonna's Took lineage that's significant to his joining the quest.
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