The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug
After navigating the Misty Mountains successfully, Thorin and his Company need to ask help from a powerful stranger Beorn, before embarking on the dangers of Mirkwood Forest. Beorn is a skin-changer who sometimes takes the form of the bear. That night, Azog is summons his son, Bolg to Dol Guldur and tells him to take over the hunt for Thorin and company. The company travels to Mirkwood the next day where Gandalf discovers graffiti imprinted on an old ruin which he deems to be “Black Speech”. He hastily leaves without explaining himself, after telling them to stay on the path and wait for him before they enter the Lonely Mountain. On their way, they become lost and are giant spiders entrap them. Bilbo, using the One Ring for help, sets about freeing the dwarves, resulting in in him dropping the ring. Bilbo subsequent brutal killing of a spider to retrieve the ring allows him to begin to learn of the corrupting power the ring has on him.
Then the Wood Elves arrive, led by Legolas and Tauriel. They capture and imprison the Dwarves but Bilbo manages to arrange their escape, floating in empty wine barrels down the river.
Whilst being pursued by the Elves, Bolg and his Orc party ambush them, wounding Kili.
The party must complete the journey to Lonely Mountain and Bilbo Baggins, the self proclaimed burglar must find the Secret Door that will give them access to the hoard of the dragon Smaug.
Bilbo and the Dwarves try to trick the dragon into rekindling the forges, and then try to kill him by filling the lair with molten gold and drowning him. When Smaug emerges from the mountain, and aims to destroy Esgaroth and its people Bilbo watches in horror at the prospect.