Yr: 2941-1. Thorin and Gandalf travel to Bree on separate journeys
Wed, March 14
"On a time Thorin, returning west from a journey…" decides to go to Bree for a night’s stay at the Prancing Pony. At the same time, Gandalf approached Bree "on his way to the Shire, which he had not visited for some twenty years. He was weary, and thought to rest there for a while."
Thu, March 15
"He was weary, and thought to rest there for a while. Among many cares he was troubled in mind by the perilous state of the North; because he knew then already that Sauron was plotting war…"