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Riddles in the Dark 2.02: Where’s Poppa?

It’s All About Thrain on Riddles in the Dark!

Professor Corey Olsen, Dave Kale, and Trish Lambert wonder what happened to Thrain and what we will learn about him in The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug. Trish and Corey have a throwdown about “dragon sickness.” Plus Corey brings in a real twist ending, so be sure to listen before you vote!

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RIDDLE 2.02: Where is Thrain now (i.e. in “real time” in the movie)?

A. Dead (book answer).
B. Alive and imprisoned in Dol Guldur.
C. Alive and imprisoned elsewhere.
D. Alive and not a prisoner.
E. This will not be answered on-screen.

Many thanks to the Lonely Mountain Band for allowing our use of their wonderful music to accompany the episodes. Season 2 sees excerpts from their new album “Songs of the Dwarves.” Intro: Battle of Azanulbizar; Outro: The Sevenfold Meeting.