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It’s been many moons since reading Tolkien’s, The Hobbit, The Trilogy, and The Silmarillion, and not quite so long since seeing 3 of the 4 films made so far.  I remember how pivotal, Sting, the shortsword first re-found by Gandalf, given to Bilbo, then later handed off to his nephew Frodo, was to key events in the stories.  For those who haven’t read the books or seen the movies yet, the following is a history of this tiny, yet powerful blade:

history of Sting, from Tolkien Gateway

The following is the clip in The Hobbit, where Sting was found:

finding Sting

The clip where Gandalf gives Sting to Bilbo.

Gandalf giving Sting to Bilbo


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