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#1ArcherLegolas

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when i picked up " the fellowship of the ring" and started reading the "concerning Hobbits " part in the front that just tells about hobbits and what they like to do and stuff like that. Well i got so confused with stuff like thier family history and who killed what when and this happened over here in 1173 (stuff like that you know) but anyways do i really need to pay attention to this stuff????????
 

Goro Shimura

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You might be more interested in it later, but for now it's not that important to the story.

I'd suggest skipping on to "The Long Expected Party."

(I envy you-- you're in for a real treat!!!)
 

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I don't think skipping parts of the book is wise the first time you read it. But If you realy find it boring...you might as well do it. But you might miss something that is important for later events in the stories..
 

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It's nice to know that stuff, but if you want to understand the book, it isn't nescessary. But I would read it, it isn't that long.
 

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I would read it cause explains alot and helps you understand the main story.
 

Anduril

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I think that you must read each chapter of the books in its proper order...if you skip something, maybe you won't understand events or the "profile" of the characters involved in some scheme or scene that appears later in the story.
 

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You should at least read the part on Hobbits and the finding of the Ring-Especially if you have not read the Hobbit. Enjoy, The Road awaits you.
 

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