Thorin, Confused

Let’s have a little AU, where fiction and fiction collide, shall we?

I was driving from Roxburgh to Dunedin, when I came across a town whose name gave me a bit of a jolt. In the absence of a Pop Thornton, Pop Thorin had to make do.

Does the mighty King look a bit indignant? Looks like the corners of his mouth are turned down… (I won’t even go into describing the ETC’s facial expression when I screeched the car to an abrupt halt, grabbed Pop Thorin and my iPhone from my bag and jumped out of the car to take a picture… mind you, as an English lit graduate she put 2 and 2 together and immediately copped on it had to do with some classic novel that had been transformed into a crinoline drama for the BBC…)

Pop Thorin was a bit confused why he had to pose in front of that Milton town sign… I admit, I used him. Not sorry,

“Milton – Town of Opportunities”. Well *ahem*. Exactly the sort of place that should have a cotton mill. I kept my eyes peeled, but I didn’t see a mill or anything like this:

NORTH AND SOUTHSorry Milton, but that’s a FAIL… ;-)

As for Pop Thornton – now, there is an idea… That pout and a cravat, preferably removable. He’d sell like hot cakes, I think.

27 thoughts on “Thorin, Confused

  1. Poor Thorin, Milton was probably too tame for him to appreciate it much. It just needed a touch more of danger, perhaps a few orcs lurking around, and he would have cheered right up.

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  2. Hm. *Kopf kratz*

    Kapier’ ich nich’. :-/

    Was glaubt denn nur ETC, was du bildlich einfangen willst, wenn du ganz unschuldig malerische Schilder ablichtest??? – Echt, viiiiel zu misstrauisch, deine Reisebegleitung** …

    ** die menschengroße, nicht die klei…, ähem!, nicht die in imposanter Zwergengröße.

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  3. Been up to my eyeballs in work, but your posts make me smile and sort of recharge the grey-matter too, thank you Guylty!

    Now about that Pop Thornton, I want one as well as a Pop Gisborne, wonder if there are enough fangirls to put together (limited of course) an order large enough for Funko to make them for us???? I am working on another Funko (the company that makes those wonderful Pops) order for work at the moment, I will have to ask them. Wonder what licenses might be involved? North and South has to be public domain, right? Robin Hood too, but designing them based on a specific…. nah, they are too cute for it to be too much a resemblance, right? Aragh, as if I don’t already have too much work to do. Thank you again for the fun thoughts Guylty!

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  4. Pop Thorin has been through a lot, he’ll want a vacation or some strong drink soon! And your ETC probably soon one as well after the next ‘impromptu’ stop ;-)))
    you should have a fold-out Guy to place next to Gisborne sign… his dream finally fulfilled… he could almost rest in peace 😉

    Milton looks like it could do with some Pop Thorin excitement 😉

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    • I admit that Pop Thorin doesn’t have it easy. Most days he spends in my bag. As for ETC – yep, she sure needs a holiday from me. We haven’t had a fight, yet, but I have to admit that the silences have become longer *ggg*

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