The Tenth Walker by Lindelea 
Probably been done before, and perhaps better, but Bill the Pony gave my elbow a nudge this morning, causing me to spill my tea, and he licked up all the sugar from the bowl, and is likely to make a complete nuisance of himself if I don't write down his story. Chapters are about as long as a pony's attention span. New: Beginning the descent.

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Chapter Prologue: Prologue  17 
Chapter 1: We take our leave of Bree  15 
Chapter 2: We leave the Road  13 
Chapter 3: We enter the pathless wilderness, no longer on solid ground  16 
Chapter 4: We share and share alike  12 
Chapter 5: We go from uncertain ground... to uncertain ground  9 
Chapter 6: We make our way towards Weathertop  12 
Chapter 7: We continue towards Weathertop  10 
Chapter 8: Six days out from Bree; we reach the feet of the western slopes and travel on  8 
Chapter 9: We explore a grassy hollow  9 
Chapter 10: We take a bite and consider  11 
Chapter 11: We are overcome on Weathertop  13 
Chapter 12: We elect to leave the dell  12 
Chapter 13: We cross the Road into a wild and pathless land  8 
Chapter 14: We climb a long rise and contemplate the Road once more  10 
Chapter 15: We cross the Last Bridge  6 
Chapter 16: We pick our way through a pathless country  6 
Chapter 17: A soaking rain begins  7 
Chapter 18: We are forced to turn away northwards out of our course  6 
Chapter 19: We eat a cold and comfortless breakfast  7 
Chapter 20: We follow a promising valley, but it proves false at the last  7 
Chapter 21: We begin an impossible climb  8 
Chapter 22: We reach the top of the ridge  6 
Chapter 23: We pass a cold and windswept night  6 
Chapter 24: Things are looking up; we are moving steadily down  5 
Chapter 25: Trolls!  8 
Chapter 26: We descend toward certain death  4 
Chapter 27: We encounter... trolls at close quarters  6 
Chapter 28: We find a temporary resting place  8 
Chapter 29: Wellrested, we return to our journey  7 
Chapter 30: We travel upon the Road once more  5 
Chapter 31: We meet hope unlooked for, aid unexpected  10 
Chapter 32: Not yet pursued, we run  5 
Chapter 33: The Road goes ever on  4 
Chapter 34: We reach the limits of endurance, still a day from the Ford  8 
Chapter 35: On to the Ford, at our best speed (or hobble)  7 
Chapter 36: At the Enemy's attack, we make our stand  5 
Chapter 37: The waters recede, and we cross over  8 
Chapter 38: We mourn our loss, but worse is yet to come  7 
Chapter 39: We pick ourselves up, for we dare not tarry  4 
Chapter 40: Surrounded, and then left behind  6 
Chapter 41: I follow after  5 
Chapter 42: We arrive... at my new home?  7 
Chapter 43: Restless, I find some sort of rest at last  7 
Chapter 44: Many meetings  6 
Chapter 45: I muse about leavetaking  4 
Chapter 46: More travellers arrive  4 
Chapter 47: At long last, I know contentment  7 
Chapter 48: I hear some news of the Master, but want more  4 
Chapter 49: A merry meeting  5 
Chapter 50: We think thoughts of home  6 
Chapter 51: I am bid a disquieting farewell  5 
Chapter 52: I lend a listening ear  6 
Chapter 53: I blot my copybook  6 
Chapter 54: I am off my feed  6 
Chapter 55: The days grow shorter  7 
Chapter 56: I meet an old man who is more than he seems  5 
Chapter 57: I take part in a curious conversation  4 
Chapter 58: Scouts return and we hear news of the outside world  6 
Chapter 59: I make my wishes known  6 
Chapter 60: We make preparations  4 
Chapter 61: I am offered one last chance  4 
Chapter 62: Comfort, and a blessing to go on  6 
Chapter 63: We stand before the door and think of things forgotten  8 
Chapter 64: We depart and begin a long climb  5 
Chapter 65: We leave the Valley behind  6 
Chapter 66: We reach the Ford, and pause for refreshment  4 
Chapter 67: We walk through a long, cold night  7 
Chapter 68: We pause, and Master expresses consternation  5 
Chapter 69: We find a resting place for our first night... er... day  5 
Chapter 70: We take supper and breakfast and go to our rest  5 
Chapter 71: We ponder the abilities of hobbits  4 
Chapter 72: We prepare to move on  5 
Chapter 73: We follow faithless paths in a windswept wilderness  2 
Chapter 74: We follow winding paths to sheer falls, and swamps  4 
Chapter 75: Disaster nearly strikes  6 
Chapter 76: We remember past celebrations  4 
Chapter 77: We have a celebration of our own  3 
Chapter 78: We stumble over rough paths through the darkness  4 
Chapter 79: Second day of the New Year, same as the first, a little more sleet, weather a little bit worse  7 
Chapter 80: Another day, another dollop of this and that  6 
Chapter 81: We find rest along the way  5 
Chapter 82: We make a long and stumbling nightmarch  4 
Chapter 83: We reach the top of a low ridge in the dawning  4 
Chapter 84: We contemplate mountains, valleys, and lost and present Elves  5 
Chapter 85: We move down into the valley of the forgotten Elves  6 
Chapter 86: We find a resting place amidst the holly  4 
Chapter 87: We make good use of our rest  5 
Chapter 88: We take warning from our surroundings  5 
Chapter 89: We set the watch  8 
Chapter 90: Some thoughts on the hazards of quiet meadows  5 
Chapter 91: Our plans change  6 
Chapter 92: We endure disappointment for the sake of necessity  5 
Chapter 93: We bid Hollin goodbye  3 
Chapter 94: Some thoughts on the care and keeping of hobbits  3 
Chapter 95: We tread an ancient road  4 
Chapter 96: We consider names and books and things  2 
Chapter 97: We make our own hiding places  4 
Chapter 98: We wind through the hills, climbing higher  4 
Chapter 99: We pause to consider  2 
Chapter 100: A decision is made, and I am at first happy, then sad and confused  4 
Chapter 101: We begin our climb, and pause for a rest  4 
Chapter 102: We climb a sharp slope, but that is not the worst of it  3 
Chapter 103: A snowfall begins  4 
Chapter 104: We play ‘I hide and you seek me’ with the wind and snow  4 
Chapter 105: The storm grows ever worse  3 
Chapter 106: We stop and find ‘shelter’  6 
Chapter 107: We have leave to kindle fire, but cannot  10 
Chapter 108: Our wood, the Wood Elf and thoughts of other woods  6 
Chapter 109: An eyeopener, and no mistake  4 
Chapter 110: We contemplate descent by various means  4 
Chapter 111: What goes up must come down, or so they say, though perhaps not in polite company  8 
Chapter 112: Swimming and Sailing and Flying, O my!  5 
Chapter 113: Some thoughts on modes of travel  4 
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