Size Does Matter

[Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, mid-movie] He may have once been kind, but that was before Erebor fell. Now Thorin Oakenshield doesn’t have time for niceties, or sparing the hobbit’s feelings. Thorin looks at Bilbo’s puny arms, and hands that have never held a blade sharper than a …

Envy

[Gandalf, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, AU] It had taken him a while, but he could be very patient when he wanted to be. He’d not liked to admit it, but when he had first seen his old friend, he had been struck by a pang of envy. He had …

Taboo

  [Bilbo, Dwalin and Balin, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, mid-movie] ‘…she was my cousin on my mother’s side,’ Bilbo explained to a disinterested Dwalin and Balin as they sat huddled around the camp fire. As Balin threw a log onto the fire, Bilbo turned to Dwalin. ‘What about you, …

Addled

[Radagast the Brown, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, pre-movie] The others couldn’t understand. Saruman, especially, was very narrow minded about the whole thing. Little did they know. They thought he was so simple that he did not know the effect of the mushrooms on his brain. But once Radagast had …

Unsung

[Janardhan “Jordan” Jakhar, Rockstar, post movie] Nobody believed it would ever happen, but Jordan finally mellows down. His songs aren’t angry any more; he goes back to the Sufi sound he had once found but forgotten. He loses a lot of fans, but gains more devoted ones. He can’t stop …

If You Won’t Save Me, Please Don’t Waste My Time

[Janardhan “Jordan” Jakhar, Rockstar, mid movie] Jordan can’t remember his first ever drink—only that it had been a fruity smelling, sweet thing, that gave him a buzz and made him grin stupidly all night. Now he needs six stiff drinks to get through each day. He suffers monster hangovers, but …