Thorin is the leader of the dwarves.
Gandalf advertised Bilbo as a burglar.
Bilbo finds an important object, a key to their cave, at the trolls’ campsite.
Gandalf kills the Great Goblin using Beater, or Glamdring, an elvish sword.
Bilbo and the dwarves are rescued from the Wargs by eagles.
Gollum is a slimy creature who lives alone (inside the Misty Moutains) and posseses a magic ring.
Beorn outfits the travelers for their journey through Mirkwod and is a farmer who turns into a bear.
Bilbo helps the dwarves escape from the dungeon of the Elvenking by hiding them in empty wine barrels.
Lake-town (Esgaroth) is a town of men.
Smaug is a dragon living under the Lonely Mountain. He guards Thorin’s treasure, his birthright.
Bilbo confronts Smaug in his lair and steals the Arkenstone.
Smaug seeks revenge by leaving the Lonely