|Fish Bones, Goblins' Teeth, and a Bit of Bat Wing
Author: CrackinAndProudOfIt PM
Formerly a 100-day countdown to "An Unexpected Journey", now 100 bookverse drabbles for The Hobbit. All genres, all characters, non-chronological, major SPOILERS!Rated: Fiction K+ - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 100 - Words: 11,300 - Reviews: 166 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 2 - Updated: 12-13-12 - Published: 09-05-12 - Status: Complete - id: 8499041
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He had found himself face to face with the coarse surface of the hobbit's doormat, all the suffocating weight of Bombur bearing down upon him. It had been unbecoming; it had been humiliating, but his own wounded pride was now being nursed by a single glance at the Halfling before him.
Simple white shirt and suspenders; brown fingers that seemed to wring one another of their own accord; and stuttering lips gushing forth apology after apology. Pathetic.
"Pray, don't mention it," he finally grunted, glancing all the while toward Gandalf with eyes that he hoped clearly inquired:
Is this your burglar?