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The Fellowship of the Ring Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1: Chapter 5 Summary

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Book 1: Chapter 5 Summary

Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin head to the ferry path. The Hobbits and Merry's pony all board the ferry and set out across the Brandywine River towards Buckland. When they depart the ferryboat, Sam sees a dark shadow across the River where they left from and points it out to Frodo. The shadow withdraws back into the woods. Frodo, alarmed, asks Merry if horses can cross the River, Merry tells him he has never heard of a horse swimming the Brandywine but that there is another way around, by land, to reach Buckland.

The Hobbits head towards Frodo's new house in Crickhollow. The house is set back from the lane and cannot be seen from the lane in the evening, which is why it was chosen. It is a one-floor house and as much like a Hobbit hole as they could find.

The Hobbits enter...

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