Friday Meme #65

January 19, 2018 Whitney Friday Memes 7 Comments

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Beginning:

When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special significence, there was much talk and excitment in Hobbiton.

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“There was more than one party at work, Frodo. The ring was trying to get back to its master. It has slipped from Isildur’s hand and betrayed him; then when a chance came it caught poor Deagol, and he was murdered; and after that Gollum, and it devoured him.”

The Book:

Friday Meme #65The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on September 5th 2003
Pages: 398
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One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkeness bind them

In ancient times the Rings of Power were crafted by the Elven-smiths, and Sauron, The Dark Lord, forged the One Ring, filling it with his own power so that he could rule all others. But the One Ring was taken from him, and though he sought it throughout Middle-earth, it remained lost to him. After many ages it fell into the hands of Bilbo Baggins, as told in The Hobbit.

In a sleepy village in the Shire, young Frodo Baggins finds himself faced with an immense task, as his elderly cousin Bilbo entrusts the Ring to his care. Frodo must leave his home and make a perilous journey across Middle-earth to the Cracks of Doom, there to destroy the Ring and foil the Dark Lord in his evil purpose.

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