Lit GIFs: The Hobbit

In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.

Until thirteen unwelcome dwarves and a wizard came and took him away on an equally unwelcome adventure.

First they were captured by trolls.

Then they stopped over in Rivendell.

Then, in the caverns, the dwarves got captured by goblins and Bilbo got left behind.

For his part, Bilbo got sucked into an intense game of riddle-me-this and snuck away with a magic ring.

Then there were the spiders that almost ate the dwarves in the forest.

And getting captured and imprisoned by the woods elves.

Which is where Bilbo came to the rescue by stuffing them all in barrels and floating them down the river.

After pausing at Lake Town, Bilbo snuck into the mountain and stole treasure from Smaug the dragon.

Angry Smaug:

The effects of Smaug on Lake Town:

Thorin, the king dwarf, refused to compensate the town for its damages. 

The humans and wood elves laid siege to the mountain.

But luckily, Gandalf’s always got Bilbo’s back:

Then the goblins showed up and everyone realized that fighting with each other was silly.

After winning the battle, Bilbo went home to his hobbit hole.

And it didn’t even matter to him that all the other hobbits thought he was weird.


About Brenna Dixon

Brenna Dixon is a native Floridian with an MFA in Creative Writing and Environment from Iowa State University, where she teaches Composition and Fiction. Her fiction and nonfiction can be found in Southeast Review, South Dakota Review, Burrow Press Review, and other journals. She’s currently searching for a home for Game of Bodies, a collection of stories, and will return to her native land as a 2014 Artist-in-Residence at Everglades National Park.
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2 Responses to Lit GIFs: The Hobbit

  1. Kasey Rose says:

    I loved all the LitGif posts. So funny!

  2. Brenna Dixon says:

    Thanks for reading, Kasey!