History Literature / TheHobbit

11th Apr '17 1:54:04 PM LordOfTheSword
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* WhereItAllBegan: Although it isn't ''technically'' where it all begins, the first sentence "In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit." gives off the vibes of this trope.
11th Apr '17 1:52:18 PM LordOfTheSword
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-->'''-Opening Lines'''
25th Mar '17 9:11:50 AM fruitstripegum
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* TheBerserker: In the Battle of the Five Armies, Beorn in bear form plows through the Goblin army in an UnstoppableRage. Bonus points for invoking the literal meaning of "Berserker" (bear-skinned), too.
* BerserkButton: Gandalf warns Bilbo that it would be a very, very bad idea to talk about fur-trading around [[TheBerserker Beorn]]. Wisely, they don't.
** Taking a single piece of treasure from Smaug's hoard sends the dragon into an UnstoppableRage that scorches the whole mountainside.


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* TheBerserker: In the Battle of the Five Armies, Beorn in bear form plows through the Goblin army in an UnstoppableRage. Bonus points for invoking the literal meaning of "Berserker" (bear-skinned), too.
* BerserkButton: Gandalf warns Bilbo that it would be a very, very bad idea to talk about fur-trading around [[TheBerserker Beorn]]. Wisely, they don't.
** Taking a single piece of treasure from Smaug's hoard sends the dragon into an UnstoppableRage that scorches the whole mountainside.
21st Mar '17 6:25:24 PM BobTanaka
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* WhatTheHellHero: Gandalf gives Thorin the following cutting remark when he finds him ready to start a war to avoid giving up any of his gold:
-->'''Gandalf:''' "You are not making a very splendid figure as King Under the Mountain."
5th Mar '17 11:04:34 PM Fiwen9430
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** Stealing the Ring from Gollum. ''"Thief Baggins! We hates it! We hates it! We hates it forever!"''
5th Mar '17 4:40:43 PM BobTanaka
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** Stealing the Ring from Gollum. ''"We hates it! We hates it! We hates it forever!"''

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** Stealing the Ring from Gollum. ''"We ''"Thief Baggins! We hates it! We hates it! We hates it forever!"''
5th Mar '17 4:40:00 PM BobTanaka
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** Stealing the Ring from Gollum. ''"We hates it! We hates it! We hates it forever!"''
1st Mar '17 1:51:04 AM JustTroper
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* DelightingInRiddles: Gollum is a downplayed example: he doesn't speak in riddles all the time, but he's more than happy to challenge Bilbo into a game of riddles.
22nd Feb '17 11:28:30 AM Kooshmeister
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** The elves in Rivendell sing a song in which one of the lyrics is "the faggots are reeking."
20th Jan '17 8:12:45 PM BobTanaka
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* MissingStepsPlan: The Dwarves' plot to reclaim the mountain goes something like this:

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* MissingStepsPlan: The As noted by both Gandalf and Bilbo, the Dwarves' plot plan to reclaim the mountain goes something like this:
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