"What you doin' here?"
"Yeah! Who invited you?"
"Nobody. Got a problem with that?" He huffed up his chest. "I wants meat. All I've had is this maggoty bread."
"That's what it looks like, too," a foolish goblin whispered.
"Hey! Who said that?" Pulling the offending goblin up by his ears, the hideous apparition growled. "Ain't you got no manners? I told you, I wants meat. Either cough it up or I'll eat you."
"There ain't enough meat for twenty-one ornery orcs, let alone one Balrog!" a scared goblin whispered to his companion. "But I heard Hobbits on the steps…."
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