The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Quotes - Overpacked Escapism(Total Quotes: 85)
Directed by: Peter Jackson
Fran Walsh (screenplay)
Philippa Boyens (screenplay)
Peter Jackson (screenplay)
Guillermo del Toro (screenplay)
J.R.R. Tolkien (novel “The Hobbit”)
Ian McKellen – Gandalf
Martin Freeman – Bilbo
Richard Armitage – Thorin
Ken Stott – Balin
Graham McTavish – Dwalin
William Kircher – Bifur
James Nesbitt – Bofur
Stephen Hunter – Bombur
Dean O’Gorman – Fili
Aidan Turner – Kili
John Callen – Oin
Peter Hambleton – Gloin
Jed Brophy – Nori
Mark Hadlow – Dori
Adam Brown – Ori
Orlando Bloom – Legolas
Evangeline Lilly – Tauriel
Lee Pace – Thranduil
Cate Blanchett – Galadriel
Benedict Cumberbatch – Smaug / Necromancer
Mikael Persbrandt – Beorn
Sylvester McCoy – Radagast
Luke Evans – Bard / Girion
Stephen Fry – Master of Laketown
Ryan Gage – Alfrid
John Bell – Bain
Manu Bennett – Azog
OUR REVIEW & RATING ★★★☆☆
In this continuation of the fantasy trilogy, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug quotes are pretty much on the same par as the first installment but done with greater sense of fun. The story picks up straight after the events of An Unexpected Journey where Bilbo, Gandalf and the Dwarves led by Thorin, carry on their epic quest towards the Lonely Mountain. As they are being pursued by a horde of Orcs, led by Azog, the company have no choice but to take on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest but just as they are about to enter the forest Gandalf is called away on a an important missions leaving the company alone to journey through the forest. Thorin leads the men with one focus in mind: to reach Lonely Mountain where Bilbo is then to seek out the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch).
There is a lot happening in this second installment, and as with the first part, Jackson has taken lots of liberties with the story which will no doubt vex the purists and although their annoyance can be understood the additional narrative does manage to weave the story together for a much wider audience. However, the downside of this is that there are so many subplots thrown in that it starts to lose focus. On the positive side we get to see a definite sense of character growth for Bilbo as he struggles with the power of the ring. But, with the exception of Thorin, the rest of the dwarves just seem to take a backseat providing light-hearted merriment. Also the inclusion of Legolas, which although was enjoyable, didn’t have the huge impact as was expected.
In terms of performances the real standouts are Freeman, Armitage and Evangeline Lilly as the elf Tauriel, an original character creation for the film, who although has been given the unnecessary love triangle subplot, provides a much needed feminine touch. Also Benedict Cumberbatch does a fantastic job as the boastful, sneering dragon, Smaug. But the true stars of the film are the action set pieces, because as soon as the prologue is over the film jumps straight into action and doesn’t let up until the cliffhanger ending.
Verdict: While there are still some glaring flaws, for the general audience Jackson has provided another entertaining fantasy escapism, but for the purists this one could have taken it too far.
[first lines; flashback to Bree – on the borders of the Shire, it’s pouring rain, Thorin enters The Prancing Pony, he passes a man at the bar calling out to the bartender]
Man at Bar: I’m dying of thirst over here! Come on! Come on!
[the bartender places the man’s drink on the bar]
Bartender: Here you are.
[a man goes past the barmaid nearly knocking the drink from her hand]
Barmaid: Watch it!
Bar Patron: Sorry, darling.
[the waitress takes the drink to Thorin, who’s sat at a table by himself]
Barmaid: Here you are.
Thorin: Ah, thank you.
[Thorin starts to eat his meal when he notices a man in the corner watching him, he looks around and notices another man on the opposite site also watching him, they start to walk over to him, Thorin gets ready to draw his sword when suddenly Gandalf sits before him]
Gandalf: Mind if I join you?
[Gandalf stops the barmaid as she walks past their table]
Gandalf: I’ll have the same.
[the two men stop in their tracks and go back to their seats]
Gandalf: I should introduce myself. My name is Gandalf. Gandalf the Grey.
Thorin: I know who you are.
Gandalf: Well, now, this is a fine chance. What brings Thorin Oakenshield to Bree?
Thorin: I received word that my Father had been seen wandering the wilds near Dunland. I went looking, found no sign of him.
Gandalf: Thorin, it’s been a long time since anything but rumor was heard of Thrain.
Thorin: He still lives, I am sure of it.
[the waitress interrupts them by bringing Gandalf’s food and drink and placing it on the table]
Thorin: My father came to see you before he went missing. What did you say to him?
Gandalf: I urged him to march upon Erebor, to rally the seven armies of the dwarves. To destroy the dragon and take back the Lonely Mountain, and I would say the same to you. Take back your homeland.
Thorin: This is no chance meeting is it, Gandalf?
Gandalf: No, it is not. The Lonely Mountain troubles me, Thorin. That dragon has sat there long enough, sooner or later darker minds will turn towards Erebor. I ran into some unsavory characters whilst traveling along the Greenway. They mistook me for a vagabond.
Thorin: I imagine they regretted that.
Gandalf: One of them was carrying a message.
[he unrolls the message and slides it across the table to Thorin]
Gandalf: It is Black Speech.
[Thorin looks at Gandalf with unease]
Gandalf: A promise of payment.
Thorin: For what?
Gandalf: Your head. Someone wants you dead. Thorin, you can wait no longer. You are the heir to the throne of Durin. Unite the armies of the dwarves, together you have the might and power to retake Erebor. Summon a meeting of the seven dwarf families, demand they stand by their oath.
Thorin: The seven armies swore that oath to the one who wields the King’s jewel, the Arkenstone. It is the only thing that will unite them, and in case you have forgotten, that jewel was stolen by Smaug.
[Gandalf notices the two men that had been watching Thorin earlier get up and leave the bar]
Gandalf: What if I were to help you reclaim it?
Thorin: How? The Arkenstone lies half a world away, buried beneath the feet of a fire breathing dragon.
Gandalf: Yes, it does. Which is why we’re going to need a burglar.
[12 months later – Bilbo is keeping an eye out on the Orcs, led by Azog, he sees them ride on their wolves to search for himself and the Company of Dwarves, as Bilbo goes to leave he spots a much larger creature from a distance, he runs back to Gandalf and the dwarves]
Thorin: How close is the pack?
Bilbo: Too close, couple of leagues, no more. But that’s not the worst of it.
Dwalin: Have the Orcs picked up our scent?
Bilbo: Not yet, but they will do. We have another problem.
Gandalf: Did they see you? They saw you.
Bilbo: No, that’s not it.
Gandalf: Good, what did I tell you? Quite as a mouse. Excellent burglar material.
[the dwarves start talking amongst themselves, agreeing with Gandalf]
Bilbo: Will you listen! I’m trying to tell you there is something else out there.
Gandalf: What form did it take? Like a bear?
Bilbo: Ye…Yes, but bigger. Much bigger.
[everyone looks at Gandalf]
Bofur: You knew about this beast?
[Gandalf doesn’t reply but turns away to think for a moment]
Bofur: I say we double back.
Thorin: We’ll be run down by a pack of Orcs.
Gandalf: There is a house, it’s not far from here, where we might take refuge.
Thorin: Whose house? Are they friend or foe?
Gandalf: Neither. He will help us or he will kill us.
Thorin: What choice do we have?
[suddenly they hear the creature roaring nearby]
[the dwarves and Bilbo make a run for it away from the Carrock led by Gandalf with the Orcs hot on their heels chasing them, they stop when they hear the creature roaring close by]
Gandalf: This way! Quickly!
[they all make a run for it, Gandalf spots the house ahead]
Gandalf: Into the house! Run!
[as they reach the house]
Gandalf: Come on! Get inside!
[as the dwarves and Bilbo all rush towards the house, Gandalf sees the creature coming through the woods after them, the dwarves try to open the door of the house, but it’s locked]
Gandalf: Open the door!
[Thorin rushes ahead and manages to open the door, they all rush inside and just as they are about to close the door the creature lunges its head through it, the dwarves all push to close the door]
Dwalin: Come on, lads!
[they finally manage to shut the door and lock it]
[Ori turns to Gandalf]
Ori: What is that?
Gandalf: That is our host.
[they all turn to look at Gandalf in confusion]
Gandalf: His name is Beorn, he’s a skin-changer. Sometimes he’s a huge black bear, sometimes he’s a great strong man. The bear is unpredictable, but the man can be reasoned with. However, he is not over fond of dwarves.
[they hear Beorn outside]
Ori: He’s leaving.
[Dori pulls Ori away from the door]
Dori: Come away from there! It’s not natural, none of it. It’s obvious, he’s under some dark spell.
Gandalf: Don’t be a fool. He’s under no enchantment but his own.
[he takes off his hat]
Gandalf: Alright now, get some sleep all of you. You’ll be safe here tonight.
[he stops and looks out]
Gandalf: I hope.
[later that night, Beorn in his bear form roams outside the house, further away Azog and his Orcs watch the house]
Narzug: [subtitled] Attack them now. Kill the Dwarf filth while they sleep.
Azog: [subtitled] No. The Beast stands guard.
[they walk towards the other Orcs]
Azog: [subtitled] We will kill them on the road.
[suddenly another Orc arrives riding on his wolf]
Bolg: [subtitled] They are gathering in Dol Guldur. The Master has summoned you.
[back in the house, while the dwarves are asleep, Bilbo takes out the One Ring from his pocket and looks at it]
[Azog and his Orcs arrive at Dol Guldur and Azog goes to speak with the Necromancer, a mysterious dark entity]
The Necromancer: [subtitled] We grow in number. We grow in strength. You will lead my armies.
Azog: [subtitled] What of Oakenshield?
The Necromancer: [subtitled] War is coming.
Azog: [subtitled] You promised me his head.
The Necromancer: [subtitled] Death will come to all.
[the Necromancer disappears]
Narzug: [subtitled] Do we call off the hunt?
Azog: [subtitled] Bolg!
[Bolg appears and walks towards Azog]
Azog: [subtitled] I have a task for you. Do you still thirst for Dwarf blood?
[that same night, Beorn changes to his strong male form, he enters his house and Bilbo watches him]
[in the morning, Bilbo wakes to find giant bees flying around his head, he looks around and sees everyone is sat at a table being served breakfast by Beorn]
Beorn: So you are the one they call Oakenshield. Tell me, why is Azog the Defiler hunting you?
Thorin: You know of Azog? How?
Beorn: My people were the first to live in the mountains, before the Orcs came down from the north. The Defiler killed most of my family, but some he enslaved. Not for work, you understand, but for sport. Caging skin-changers and torturing them seemed to amuse him.
Bilbo: There are others like you?
Beorn: Once there were many.
Bilbo: And now?
Beorn: Now there’s only one. You need to reach the mountain before the last days of autumn.
Gandalf: Before Durin’s Day falls, yes.
Beorn: You are running out of time.
Gandalf: Which is why we must go through Mirkwood.
Beorn: A darkness lies upon that forest, fell things creep beneath those trees. There is an alliance between the Orcs of Moria and The Necromancer in Dol Guldur. I would not venture there, except in great need.
Gandalf: We will take the Elven Road, their path is still safe.
Beorn: Safe? The Wood Elves of Mirkwood are not like their kin. They’re less wise and more dangerous. But it matters not.
Thorin: What do you mean?
Beorn: These lands are crawling with Orcs, their numbers are growing and you are on foot. You will never reach the forest alive. I don’t like dwarves, they’re greedy and blind, blind to the lives of those they deem lesser than their own.
[he picks up the mice Dwalin pushes away from his arm and looks at it]
Beorn: But Orcs I hate more.
Beorn: What do you need?
[Beorn loans the company his horses]
Beorn: Go now, while you have the light. Your hunters are not far behind.
[the company arrive at the entrance to Mirkwood forest, Gandalf steps through the entrance]
Gandalf: The Elven Gate.
[turning to the rest of the company]
Gandalf: Here lies our path through Mirkwood.
Dwalin: No sign of the Orcs. We have luck on our side.
[Gandalf notices Beorn in the distance in his bear form]
Gandalf: Set the ponies loose. Let them return to their master.
Bilbo: This forest feels sick, as if a disease lies upon it. Is there no way around?
Gandalf: Not unless we go two hundred miles north, or twice that distance…south.
[Gandalf notices something in the forest and walks further inside, at the same time Bilbo takes the One Ring from his pocket and touches it, feeling its power]
[as Gandalf walks through the entrance of the forest he hears Galadriel’s voice]
Galadriel: Something moves in the shadows, unseen, hidden from our sight. Every day it grows in strength. Beware of The Necromancer, he is not what he seems.
[Gandalf finds a tree with a red eye painted on it]
Galadriel: If our enemy has returned, we must know. Go to the tombs in the mountains.
Gandalf: The High Fells. So be it.
[Gandalf rejoins the company at the edge of the forest where they are freeing the horses]
Gandalf: Not my horse, I need it!
[the company looks at Gandalf in confusion]
Bilbo: You’re not leaving us?
Gandalf: I would not do this unless I had to.
[he stops and looks at Bilbo]
Gandalf: You’ve changed, Bilbo Baggins. You’re not the same hobbit as the one who left the Shire.
Bilbo: I was going to tell you.
[Bilbo pauses before making his confession]
Bilbo: I…I found something in the Goblin tunnels.
Gandalf: Found what?
[Bilbo hesitates again, he continues to hold the ring in his pocket, Gandalf looks at Bilbo with suspicion]
Gandalf: What did you find?
[Bilbo pauses before finally replying]
Bilbo: My courage.
[Bilbo quickly removes his hand away from the ring]
Gandalf: Good. Well, that’s good. You’ll need it.
[as Gandalf walks towards his horse]
Gandalf: I’ll be waiting for you at the overlook, before the slopes of Erebor.
Gandalf: Keep the map and key safe. Do not enter that mountain without me.
[as he starts to get on his horse]
Gandalf: This is not the Greenwood of old, the very air of the forest is heavy with illusion that will seek to enter your mind and lead you astray.
Bilbo: Lead us astray? What does that mean?
Gandalf: You must stay on the path, do not leave it. If you do, you’ll never find it again.
[Gandalf turns his horse and starts to ride off]
Gandalf: No matter what may come, stay on the path!
[Thorin turns and starts to walks towards the entrance of the forest]
Thorin: Come on, we must reach the mountain before the sun sets on Durin’s Day. Let’s go, we’ve but one chance to find the hidden door.
[as the company walk through Mirkwood forest following the path]
Thorin: The path turns this way.
[they walk through the forest following the path until they reach a corner, Dwalin uses the end of his ax to feel the ground for the path]
Dwalin: This way.
[the company follows Dwalin and they carry on following the path until they reach nightfall]
Bofur: Air…I need air.
Oin: My head, it’s spinning! What’s happening?
Thorin: Keep moving.
[suddenly, Nori, who’s leading them stops]
Thorin: Nori, why have you stopped?
Nori: The path, it’s disappeared!
Ori: What’s going on?
Bofur: We’ve lost the path!
Thorin: Find it. All of you, look.
Dwalin: Look for the path!
[as they all start to look for the path they start to feel dizzy]
Balin: I don’t remember this place, none of it’s familiar.
Dori: It’s got to be here.
Thorin: What hour is it?
Dwalin: I don’t know, I don’t even know what day it is.
Thorin: Is there no end to this accursed forest!
[Bilbo notices a massive spider web next to him, he touches it which causes a vibration to run through it, he does it again and he feels the vibration again]
[we see Bilbo and the dwarves walking through the forest again, but Bilbo starts to feel funny, he looks down and sees that his feet are walking backwards, then he looks behind him and sees himself walking behind him, they stop when Ori picks up a pouch from the found, Dori takes it from him]
Dori: Look, a tobacco pouch. There’s Dwarves in these woods.
[Bifur take the pouch from Dori]
Bofur: Dwarves from the Blue Mountains, no less. This is exactly the same as mine.
Bilbo: Because it is yours, do you understand? We’re going around in circles, we are lost!
Thorin: We are not lost. We keep heading east.
Dwalin: But which way is the east? We’ve lost the sun!
[as the dwarves argue amongst themselves about being lost, Bilbo looks up]
Bilbo: The sun. We have to find.. the sun.
[he looks down and taps his head]
Bilbo: Up there.
[to the others]
Bilbo: We need to…
[he sees the dwarves are now pushing each other as they fight amongst themselves]
Thorin: Enough! Quiet! All of you! We are being watched.
[Bilbo climbs the nearby tree, when he gets to the top, he breathes and starts to feel like himself again, he sees butterflies fly around him and then spots the sun shining over a lake]
Bilbo: I can…see a lake! And a…river. And the Lonely Mountain!
[he chuckles to himself]
Bilbo: We’re almost there!
[he calls down to the dwarves]
Bilbo: Can you hear me? I know which way to go!
[there’s no response]
[he still gets no response, so he looks over to the sun and lake when he suddenly feels himself being pulled down]
[he looks down and notices his feet are bound in a spider’s web]
Bilbo: Look…come on!
[as he goes to move he falls off the branch of the tree, he manages to catch himself on another branch but as he does so suddenly a giant spider emerges and lunges at Bilbo, who falls down onto the spider’s web and the spider starts to wrap him up in the web]
[Bilbo is carried off to the nest of spiders, where the rest of the dwarves are also being held, as the spider that captured Bilbo crawls over him, suddenly Bilbo takes out his sword and stabs the spider with it and kills it, then he frees himself from the web and uses the ring to become invisible, he starts to hear the spiders communicating amongst themselves]
Spider #1: Kill them. Kill them! Eat them now while all their blood is running.
Spider #2: Their hide is tough. This could be juicy inside.
Spider #1: Stick it again. Stick it again. Finish it off.
Spider #2: The meat’s alive and kicking.
Spider #1: Kill them, kill them now. Let us feast, feast, feast. Feast, feast!
[one of them seems to lunge towards Bilbo but it passes through as Bilbo is invisible]
Spider #2: Kill them now!
Spider #1: Feast! Feast!
[the spiders start to attack the dwarves wrapped in their webs when Bilbo throws a rock to divert their attention]
Spider #1: What is it? What is it? What is it?!
[the spiders go off to find out where the noise is coming from, one of them remains to eat his trapped dwarf]
Spider #2: Fat and juicy! Just a little taste.
[as the spider goes to eat the trapped dwarf, suddenly Bilbo hits it with his sword, the spider turns and goes to lunge at Bilbo but can’t see him, Bilbo then continues to hit it with his sword]
Spider #2: Curse it! Where is it? Where is it?
[Bilbo takes his ring off and reveals himself to the spider]
[Bilbo then lunges his sword and stabs the spider]
Spider #2: It stings! It stings!
[the spider then falls down to his death and Bilbo then looks at his sword]
Bilbo: Sting. That’s a good name. Sting.
[Bilbo uses his sword to free the dwarves from the web, they all fall to the ground]
Bofur: Where’s Bilbo?
Bilbo: I’m up here!
[suddenly one of the other spiders lunges at Bilbo and they both fall from the tree onto another branch, Bilbo lose his ring, as Bilbo goes to search for the ring the dwarves fight off the rest of the attacking spiders]
Bilbo: Where is it? Where is it? Come on! Where is it?
[suddenly Bilbo notices the ring lying on the ground not far from him, as he goes to get it a spider comes out of the ground and unknowingly steps on the ring, this enrages Bilbo and he starts hitting the spider with his sword]
Bilbo: No! No! No!
[at the same time the dwarves continue to fight off the pack of spiders]
Thorin: Dwalin! Kill it! Kill it!
[Dwalin attacks the spider grabbing hold of Thorin, then Kili gets trapped by another spider]
[Fili manages to stab the spider]
[then back to Bilbo who is still stabbing the spider that had crawled on the ring in anger and finally managed to kill it, then he picks up the ring and holds it up]
[he then looks at the ring and it suddenly dawns on him how much the ring has a hold over him, he looks distressed as he realizes what he had done to regain it, then he hears the dwarves as they call out to each other]
Dwalin: Come on, keep up!
[suddenly one of the spiders lands in front of the dwarves, as more spiders start to descend suddenly Legolas appears along with the others, that’s when the Wood Elves use their arrows to kill the spiders, after which they point their arrows at the dwarves]
Legolas: Do not think I won’t kill you, Dwarf. It would be my pleasure.
[suddenly they hear someone screaming for help, Fili turns]
[as Kili is being attacked by a pack of spiders a female elf, Tauriel, swings in and starts killing the spiders, Kili yells to her]
Kili: Throw me a dagger! Quick!
Tauriel: If you think I’m giving you a weapon, Dwarf, you are mistaken!
[as she kills the spider she was fighting with she quickly turns and throws her dagger at the spider that was about to kill Kili which kills it]
[as the elves surround the dwarves]
Legolas: Search them!
[Legolas takes a locket from Gloin, showing a picture of his wife and son]
Gloin: Hey, give it back! That’s private!
[looking at one of the pictures]
Legolas: Who is this? Your brother?
Gloin: That is my wife!
[looking at the other picture]
Legolas: And what is this horrid creature? A Goblin Mutant?
Gloin: That’s my wee lad, Gimli!
[another elf takes Fili’s weapons and he reluctantly hands over his sword]
[Legolas turns to Tauriel as she joins them]
Legolas: [subtitled] Are the spiders dead?
Tauriel: [subtitled] Yes, but more will come. They’re growing bolder.
[one of the elves hands Legolas Thorin’s sword]
Legolas: [subtitled] This is an ancient Elvish blade. Forged by my kin.
Legolas: Where did you get this?
Thorin: It was given to me.
[Legolas points the edge of the sword at Thorin]
Legolas: Not just a thief, but a liar as well.
[Legolas calls to his elves to lead the dwarves away]
Bofur: Thorin, where’s Bilbo?
[Thorin turns to look behind him]
[the dwarves are taken to the Wood Elves’ kingdom]
Legolas: [subtitled] Close the gates.
[we see Bilbo following behind them, invisible as he wears the ring again, as Legolas goes to enter through the gate he senses something behind him, he turns but he sees no one, he enters through the gate which is then closed behind him; the dwarves are then imprisoned in cells]
Dwalin: This is not the end of it! Do you hear me?!
Bifur: Let us out of here!
[to Tauriel as she takes him to his cell]
Kili: Aren’t you going to search me? I could have anything down my trousers?
Tauriel: Or nothing.
[she closes the cell on his face and walks away]
[Kili stares at her and smiles to himself]
Legolas: [subtitled] Why does that Dwarf stare at you, Tauriel?
Tauriel: [subtitled] Who can say? He’s quite tall for a Dwarf. Do you not think?
Legolas: [subtitled] Taller than some…
[Tauriel starts to walk away]
Legolas: [subtitled] …but no less ugly.
[Legolas looks at Kili as he sits in his cell]
[in their cells the dwarves start throwing themselves at the bars to try and break free]
Balin: Leave it! There is no way out! This is no Orc dungeon. These are the Halls of the Woodland realm. No one leaves here, but, by the King’s consent.
[Thorin is taken to the Elvenking Thranduil]
Thranduil: Some may imagine that a Noble quest is at hand. A Quest to reclaim a homeland and slay a dragon. I myself, suspect a more prosaic motive. Attempted burglary, or something of that ilk.
[he leans down to look at Thorin closely]
Thranduil: You have found a way in. You seek that which would bestow upon you the right to rule. A King’s jewel. The Arkenstone. It is precious to you beyond measure, I understand that. There are gems in the mountain that I too desire. White gems of pure starlight. I offer you my help.
Thorin: I am listening.
Thranduil: I will let you go, if you but return what is mine.
Thorin: A favor for a favor.
Thranduil: You have my word. One King to another.
Thorin: I would not trust, Thranduil, the great King, to only his word. Till the end of all days be upon us!
[Thranduil looks visibly shocked at Thorin’s words]
Thorin: You, lack all honor! I have seen how you treat your friends! We came to you once, starving, homeless; seeking your help. But you turned your back! You, turned away from the suffering of my people and the inferno that destroyed us!
[in his own language]
Thorin: May you die in dragon fire!
Thranduil: Do not talk to me of dragon fire! I know its wrath and ruin. I have faced the great serpents of the North.
[suddenly one side of Thranduil’s face becomes distorted, showing signs of being once burnt, then as he steps back his face returns to its normal state]
Thranduil: I warned your grandfather of what his greed would summon, but he would not listen.
[Thranduil walks up the steps to his throne]
Thranduil: You are just like him.
[he motions for his guards to grab hold of Thorin who struggles as they hold him and take him away]
Thranduil: Stay here if you will, and rot. A hundred years is a mere blink in a life of an Elf. I’m patient. I can wait.
[Thorin is thrown into a cell]
[after being thrown into a prison cell; referring to Thorin’s meeting with Thranduil]
Balin: Did he offer you a deal?
Thorin: He did. I told him he could go ishkh khakfe andu null. Him and all his kin!
Balin: Well, that’s that then. The deal was our only hope.
Thorin: It’s not our only hope.
[Thorin looks up; we see Bilbo in his invisible state has entered the Elf kingdom, he takes a step forward when he sees Thranduil]
Thranduil: I know you’re there.
[Bilbo thinks he’s been found out as Thranduil turns to stare in his direction]
Thranduil: Why do you linger in the shadows?
[suddenly Bilbo hears Tauriel from behind him and he breathes a sigh of relief]
Tauriel: I was coming to report to you.
Thranduil: I thought I ordered that nest to be destroyed not two moons past.
Tauriel: We cleared the forest as ordered, my Lord. But more spiders keep coming up from the south. They are spawning in the ruins of Dol Guldur, if we could kill them at their source…
Thranduil: That fortress lies beyond our borders. Keep our lands clear of those foul creatures, that is your task.
Tauriel: And when we drive them off, what then? Will they not spread to other lands?
Thranduil: Other lands are not my concern. The fortunes of the world will rise and fall, but here in this kingdom, we will endure.
[as Thranduil speaks Bilbo sneaks past him and goes down some steps, Thranduil senses something and looks in the direction Bilbo took but sees nothing]
[as Tauriel turns to leave]
Thranduil: Legolas said you fought well today.
[Tauriel stops and turns to look at Thranduil]
Thranduil: He’s grown very fond of you.
Tauriel: I assure, my Lord, Legolas thinks of me as not more than a Captain of the Guard.
Thranduil: Perhaps he did once. Now I’m not so sure.
Tauriel: I do not think that you would allow your son to pledge himself to a lowly Silvan Elf.
Thranduil: No, you are right, l would not. Still, he cares about you. Do not give him hope where there is none.
[near the Elf kingdom the Orcs led by Bolg watch the gates]
Narzug: [subtitled] The gates are guarded.
Bolg: [subtitled] Not all of them…follow me.
[Bolg turns and starts walking away and the Orcs follow him]
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