Bilbo Baggins VS Delbin Knotwillow

This Rumble ended on 2004-04-03 00:00:00.0.

Bilbo Baggins

44 Votes

Race: Hobbit
Favorite Possession: A Hobbit's Tale
Favorite Adventure: There and back again
Best Friend: Gandalf the Grey
Name Something you've borrowed, found or stolen: The One Ring
Favorite Quote: "I am the friend of bears and the guest of eagles. I am Rigwinner and Luckwearer; and I am Barrel-rider."
Is the glass half-empty or half-full?: Why yes, yes it is.
Favorite color: green on yellow, or yellow on green
Describe where you live: In a hole in the ground. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole, it is a hobbit-hole and that means comfort.

Delbin Knotwillow

87 Votes

Race: Kender
Favorite Possession: Adventure Notebook
Favorite Adventure: Once my friend and I fought against Galen Dracos.. well sort of anyway I fought him, while Kaz handled the stone dragon... kind of he was really more like a shadow.. let me see how that story went again...
Best Friend: Kaz the Minotaur
Name Something you've borrowed, found or stolen: Kaz's battle-axe.
Favorite Quote: "Take a breath Delbin." Well I don't say it but my friend Kaz does... often actually.
Is the glass half-empty or half-full?: Hey, you know I made a sketch of that glass in my notebook, let me see which it was... wow, that's not my notebook I wonder where it came from though...
Favorite color: Minotaur red brown
Describe where you live: Here and there, but mostly there.

The hobbit had enough. No matter what Gandalf said adventures were precisely the thing a hobbit should not be on. This situation was exactly the reason why. He tried to take a deep breath but the troll had too tight of a grip on him. He looked across the clearing to the other troll. It appeared he (if you could call a troll a he) had caught someone else as well. It appeared that the other figure was also a hobbit, of sorts. He was talking rather quickly in a high pitched voice.

“-and so if you could just put me down maybe I won’t tell my friend Kaz about what you have done,” Delbin prattled on. How embarrassing, to be picked up by a troll. He swore it was just a boulder that he had sat down on. He promised himself that from now on he would poke anything with his hoopak before he sat on it. “Listen, there must be some agreement we can come to. Something you require? Services I could render? How about a little entertainment? I know a few jokes. How many kender does it take to change a lightbulb? What Lightbulb? Get it? See the lightbulbs are gone…Come on that on that always gets a chuckle. I know I could tell you two a story!”

The two trolls actually seemed to think about it for a moment so Bilbo chimed in. “Here. Here. Yes a tale. That would be a wonderful idea. I bet you chaps haven’t heard a good tale in a long time. I know a few myself that I could recite.”

Delbin noticed Bilbo for the first time and was pleased to have a comrade in arms. The trolls grumbled to one another in their guttural language and then said “You tell story,” said the one holding Bilbo. “Then that one tell story,” he said as he pointed to Delbin. “The best story goes free. The other we have for dinner.”

Bilbo and Delbin helplessly looked at each other. They reluctantly agreed to the disparaging terms and hoped another avenue of escape might show itself before too long. Bilbo started talking.

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