Bard: If you awaken that beast, it will destroy us all.
Thorin: You can listen to this nay-sayer, but I promise you this: if we succeed all will share in the wealth of the Mountain.
*crowd murmurs excitedly; Balin nods*
Thorin: You will have enough gold to rebuild Esgaroth ten times over!
*crowd roars approval*
Bard: All of you, listen to me! You must listen. Have you forgotten what happened to Dale? Have you forgotten those who died in the firestorm? And for what purpose? The blind ambition of a Mountain-king. So riven by greed he could not see beyond his own desire!
Bard (to Thorin): You have no right, no right to enter that mountain.
Thorin: I have the only right.
New Clip: Orc interrogation scene with Thranduil and Legolas
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Khan fan art. This is a study of Paul Shipper’s cover of Khan comic published by IDW Publishing. My first digital painting. I was only studying Khan himself but once completed I decided to add background. I tried to crack Shipper’s techniques which I think I kind of worked out (although in a rather round about way. This digital study has 97 layers and took several weeks to complete at about an hour a day).
If you like this goto www.paulshipper.com and check out his awesome illustrations.
Ten of the Best Storybook Cottage Homes Around the World
These 10 fairy tale inspired cottages with their hand-made details call to mind the tales of the Brothers Grimm and other fantasy stories. All of these cottages are real-life homes from around the world. From stunning cottage houses to mystical stone dwellings, these 10 storybook cottage homes provide inspiration and inspire the imagination.
- Hobbit House - Rotorua, New Zealand
- Winckler Cottage - Vancouver Island, Canada
- Akebono kodomo-no-mori Park, Japan
- Wooden Cottage - Białka Tatrzańska, Tatra Mountains, Poland
- Blaise Hamlet - Bristol, England
- Willa Kominiarski Wierch - Zakopane, Poland
- Forest House - Efteling, The Netherlands
- Cottage in the Hamlet of Marie Antoinette - Versailles, France
- Cob House - Somerset, United Kingdom
- The Spadena House - Beverly Hills, California, United States
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