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7 Hobbit Meal Times & Common Foods They Eat

When Tolkien describes Hobbits at the beginning of The Hobbit, he notes that they are principally occupied with growing and eating food. Since the release of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, there have been many memes about hobbits and their love of extra meals, especially Second Breakfast. But how many meals does a typical …

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Who is the Necromancer in the Hobbit?

If you haven’t read The Hobbit for some years, you might struggle to remember the Necromancer’s role in the story. The stand-alone book is, after all, more focussed on the discovery of treasure and the battle against the dragon Smaug. The Necromancer does appear very briefly in The Hobbit book. He is given as the …

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Why Did Gandalf Choose Bilbo in The Hobbit?

The story of the Hobbit was about the quest of the dwarves of Durin’s folk to reclaim their realm, Erebor. To accomplish this, Gandalf felt needed a stealthy member for the group (Thorin’s company) as an alternative to the rash and loud nature of dwarves. Naturally, a hobbit was the ideal candidate. But why did …

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13 Dwarves & Thorin’s Company from The Hobbit (History & Overview)

Unlike The Lord of the Rings, which focuses on characters of different races, The Hobbit centers on a group of dwarves, a wizard, and the titular hobbit. The plot focuses on Thorin Oakenshield and his company’s journey to reclaim his kingdom conquered by an evil dragon, Smaug. Who are the 13 dwarves and Thorin’s company? …

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