8. Gendalf set the wolves on fire with burning pinecones that he threw down from his tree, chasing them away. It worked to cause confusion and to get rid of some of the wolves, but it also set the woods on fire.
9. As Gandalf’s tree went up in flames and he prepared to jump to his death, the Lord of the Eagles swooped down and carried him away. The other eagles seized the dwarves and Bilbo and carried them to their eyrie.