"Full on the town he fell. His last throes splintered it to sparks and gledes. The lake roared in. A vast steam leaped up, white in the sudden dark under the moon. There was a hiss, a gushing whirl, and then silence. And that was the end of Smaug and Esgaroth,…"  The Hobbit - Fire and Water - JRR Tolkien


"Fairy tales are more than true — not because they tell us dragons exist, but because they tell us dragons can be beaten.” - Neil Gaiman


llustrations by Alan Lee

Smaug The Hobbit JRR Tolkien Neil Gaiman alan lee

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    I remembered that part in the book, I just hope they portray it right in the movie.
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