Frodo followed his young cousin through the potters shed as Pippin described all to be seen there. ďAnd this is the kiln, where we fire the clay. That turns it from simple clay to real pottery. Itís all right to touch it now, but itís terribly hot when itís lit. You can get burned then.Ē
Frodo smiled across at the great aunt. It was not always a good thing to see Peregrin Took fired up with enthusiasm, but it appeared that the good Hobbitess was teaching him to temper his impetuous nature. Pippin had always been dangerously fascinated by fireÖ.