Durin’s Heir – Chapter Five – JadedHavok

Fili hurried through Erebor’s halls to where Thrandiul and Bard were waiting. They stood upon a balcony that overlooked the plains that stretched from the foot of the mountain south to Long Lake and east to Mirkwood, broken up only by the old ruins of Dale. Gandalf was with them, along with Tauriel and Thrandiul’s son. Bard was bundled up against the bitter cold, all but his fingertips which were bare. None of the elves…

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Durin’s Heir – Chapter Four – JadedHavok

Gandalf made a great show of being very contrite. He sat patiently and allowed Bilbo to lecture him, explaining in great detail everything they had been through since Gandalf had left them on the edge of Mirkwood. “And another thing!” Bilbo said, poking Gandalf in the arm with the tip of his pipe (and don’t think he was letting Gandalf off easily, just because he’d supplied Bilbo with some Old Tobey he had smuggled away…

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Durin’s Heir – Chapter Three – JadedHavok

Aside from Thorin, no one in the Company gave even the slightest indication that they opposed Fili’s rule. They all seemed to accept it without hesitation or question. It was strange for Bilbo, who came from a place without kings, where people gave their loyalty to individuals rather than to titles. Throughout their journey, Bilbo had watched each and every dwarrow follow Thorin’s lead in much the same way. Their unwavering loyalty to Thorin had…

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Durin’s Heir – Chapter Two – JadedHavok

Fili tried to keep Bilbo from returning to the Mountain, but Bilbo wouldn’t hear of it. No matter the consequences that waited for him, he needed to return to Thorin. He would lead the others into the Mountain, and Fili could announce himself to the company. The first light of dawn was beginning to brighten the sky, telling Bilbo many hours had passed while he was gone. He could hope that Thorin had slept through…

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Durin’s Heir – Chapter One – JadedHavok

Nearly a full week passed before Bilbo had the opportunity to sneak away from the Mountain. Thorin hadn’t slept since Laketown, and would barely allow Bilbo out of his sight. Bilbo wasn’t sure if it was because Thorin had grown suspicious of Bilbo or because Thorin didn’t trust the rest of the of the Company with him. Eventually, though, exhaustion had overcome him and Thorin had been forced to rest. He ordered the others to…

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Project File: Durin’s Heir – JadedHavok

Once inside the Mountain, Thorin is overcome with gold madness. Suspicious of everyone around him, even his sister-sons, Thorin refuses to allow Fili and Kili into the Mountain until the Arkenstone is in his hand. With war brewing on the horizon, Biblo comes up with a desperate plan that hinges on Fili and where his loyalties lie: with his uncle or with his people.

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