“The dragon actually wears armor!”/ “The dwarves aren’t really that interested in sharing.” / “They’re working their way towards the Misty Mountains when they encounter a group of trolls.” / “It really doesn’t help that they’re still stuck up in the trees.” / “But he demands that his ponies be sent back after..another stretch of their journey.” / “It’s like this psychedelic water.” / “A terrible world of goblins.” / “And they’re hungry and stuff.” / “Everybody disappears. The lights go out.”
Wherein I retell to Jessica the first two thirds or so of The Hobbit [Kindle version] [Google Play version] [iBooks version] by J.R.R. Tolkien, the subject of three forthcoming movies from Peter Jackson.
(Update: Listen to the conclusion of the retelling on podcast #53.)