An epic journey ends in The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies. Not just for Bilbo Baggins, but also for director Peter Jackson, who has made 6 enroumous blockbusters over the span of two decades, redefining the fantasy genre. While we await the first teaser trailer, which will most likely drop during Comic-Con 2014 (the full-length trailer won't arrive until October), we have the first official synopsis for The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, the third and final film in the story of Bilbo and Thorin Oakenshield.

Here is the full plot rundown for The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies:

The Hobbit Battle of the Five Armies

From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies, the third in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town.

Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honor to hoard it as Bilbo's frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice. But there are even greater dangers ahead. Unseen by any but the Wizard Gandalf, the great enemy Sauron has sent forth legions of Orcs in a stealth attack upon the Lonely Mountain.

As darkness converges on their escalating conflict, the races of Dwarves, Elves and Men must decide - unite or be destroyed. Bilbo finds himself fighting for his life and the lives of his friends in the epic Battle of the Five Armies, as the future of Middle-earth hangs in the balance.

The OneRing.net has an extensive breakdown of the upcoming final chapter of The Hobbit trilogy. To read it: CLICK HERE

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