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"Pity stayed his hand." Gollum was so pathetic that Bilbo didn't have the heart to harm him, especially as he (Bilbo) was invisible at the time.

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What was the deal between gollum and Bilbo?

Bilbo and Gollum agree to play the riddle game with each other. If Bilbo wins he will be free to go, but if Gollum wins he implies that he will kill and eat Bilbo.


Why does Bilbo kill gollum?

He doesn't kill Gollum, Gollum dies in The Return Of The King by falling into Mount Doom with the one ring.


What is Bilbo and Gollum's game?

Bilbo and Gollum played riddles. If Gollum won he could eat Bilbo. If Bilbo won Gollum had to show Bilbo the way out of the cave.


Does gollum like Bilbo?

Considering that he tries to kill and eat Bilbo in "The Hobbit" and hates Frodo and Sam merely because they are related to Bilbo, I'd say that Gollum doesn't like Bilbo.


Why didn't Bilbo kill Gollum when he had the chance?

"It was pity that stayed Bilbo's blade." --Gandalf"Pity stayed his hand." Gollum was so pathetic that Bilbo didn't have the heart to harm him, especially as he (Bilbo) was invisible at the time.


What was the point of the competition between Gollum and Bilbo?

Gollum promised to show Bilbo the way out if Bilbo won. And Gollum was going to eat Bilbo if he could.


Why doesn't Bilbo kill Golllum to get away?

Bilbo felt pity for Gollum. Which is just as well because Gollum had a part to play in the adventures of Frodo and Sam.


Why did Bilbo slay golum?

Bilbo never killed Gollum, he spared his life after seeing how pitiful the creature was, he knew Gollum lost the only thing he loved, and Bilbo did not feel the need to kill him for that reason.


How are Bilbo and Gollum dissimilar?

Bilbo is hairy, Gollum is not. Bilbo is sane, Gollum is not. Even though both are controlled by the One Ring, Bilbo is better able to resist it. Bilbo eats his fish cooked, Gollum "preferses" them raw and juicy.


Is Gollum's real name Bilbo?

No, Gollum and Bilbo are two different characters. Gollum's original name was Smeagol.


What question does Bilbo ask that gollum cannot answer?

Bilbo asks Gollum "What's in my pocket" (the Ring) and Gollum cannot answer.


Why did Bilbo pity Gollum?

Bilbo recognized that Gollum used to be much like him, and that he had the potential to become just like Gollum. He knew the pull the ring had on Gollum.

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