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The Fellowship Of The Rings’ Introduction To The Shire Is Perfect

The Fellowship Of The Rings’ Introduction To The Shire Is Perfect

Today (by Shire-reckoning, international timezones or otherwise), marks the twin birthdays of two of the finest halflings in all of fantasy fiction: Bilbo and Frodo Baggins, ringbearers, heroes of Middle-earth, and lovers of food, ale, pipeweed, and books. But while their journeys there and back again are much beloved, one of their greatest highs together is our first introduction to their world in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy.