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Sunday, December 15th, 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

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Following An Unexpected Journey, Bilbo and the dwarves continue their adventure, through the forest of Mirkwood; Gandalf has left them without an explanation. In the forest, the party is attacked by giant spiders, and after escaping, are captured by the Wood Elves. They soon after escape, riding empty barrels down the river. They are chased by Orcs and protected by elves, led by Legolas. The latter is set on killing Azog. Meanwhile, Gandalf visits the tombs of the Nazgûl and finds them empty. He then travers to Dol Guldur. Bilbo and the Dwarves are then smuggled into the lake town of Esgaroth by Bard, the descendant of the rulers of Dale. Thorin promises the current ruler a share of the gold in the Lonely Mountain in return for weapons and supplies. Meanwhile, Gandalf confronts the necromancer at Dol Guldur and recognizes Sauron; Gandalf is taken prisoner. Bilbo and the Dwarves reach the mountain and thanks to Bilbo manage to open the secret door. Bilbo then seeks the Arkenstone in a huge pile of treasures, but wakes up Smaug the dragon. Rekindling the forges, they attemtp to burry the dragon in molten gold, but the latter escapes and decides to go and destroy Esgaroth for having helped the Dwarves.

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