The Hobbit: Chapter 14: Fire and Water
*Finish this chapter today.
The History of The Hobbit, Part Two: Chapter XIV: While the Dragon’s Away . . ., (i) through (iii)
Rhovanion: Mirkwood, Esgaroth, Dale, Lake-town, Lonely Mountain, Misty Mountains, Long Lake
Timeline: Third Age November 2941
Other: Listen to Tolkien’s reading of “The Hoard” on the YouTube channel, The Professor Tolkien Reads.
1. How would you respond to the Master’s speech?
2. Does Thranduil’s response change your opinion of him?
3. Would you dive into the Lake to claim gemstones from Smaug’s dead body?