been captured by a band of Wood-elves who were try to
find out what him and his friends were doing in the
woods. The rest of the dwarves are quickly captured and
taken into the dungeons of the Wood-elves. Again with
the help of the ring Bilbo sneaks in the dungeon and
using the Wood-elves empty food barrels to float down
stream to Lake-town. Once in Lake-townThorin declared
himself to be the grandson of the King under the
Mountain. The Lake Men gave the dwarves food and
supplies for their journey up Lonely Mountain. When the
dwarves found the secret door, the dwarves sent Bilbo in
along. Only because it was in his contract. When Bilbo
reached the treasure room where Smaug was sound
asleep. Bilbo put on his ring and grabbed from the
treasure pile a great two handled cup and returned
quickly back to the dwarves.
When Smaug awakes, he goes into a fierce fiery and
goes to find the thief and the dwarves narrowly escape
the dragon by slipping into the tunnel. Finally Bilbo puts
on his ring and goes down to confront the dragon. There
ensues another riddle game, but this time composed of
enigmatic references to Bilbo's own identity and
adventures. Bilbo finds a flaw on the dragons breast.
Bilbo barely escapes back into the tunnel and up into the open air, where he tells the dwarves of his discovery. Suddenly Smaug erupts from the mountain and heads for the Lake-town to destroy the people and the town of which he suspects is aiding the unseen enemy.
Once again Bilbo descend down the tunnel to the
treasure room and this time he discovers and pockets
the most magnificent treasure of all, the great jewel called the Arkenstone. When the dwarves reach...