All stories must come to an end, and celebrations can’t last forever. Thus, although the hobbits set out with a kingly entourage, their company gradually dwindles to just the four of them and Gandalf. Read more
III. Chapter 10: The Voice of Saruman
Saruman’s armies are destroyed and his fortress overrun, but he’s still far from harmless – so Gandalf needs to disarm him. Read more
III. Chapter 9: Flotsam and Jetsam
Aragorn, Legolas, and Gimli catch up with Merry and Pippin, finally getting the answers to their riddles. Read more
III. Chapter 4: Treebeard
Pippin and Merry don’t have too long to worry about being lost in a very strange forest far from any kind of civilization before they run into someone who can help them.