Originally Posted by KiraRin
But the Hobbit was almost a stand alone book compare to LOTR. The writing style was aimed at kids, and almost fairytale like. The tone of the story also lends itself to a darker direction, so I hope Del Torro doesn't have his vision toned down by a Holywood studio >.<
It was aimed at kids and was fairy tale like but I dont think that the tone was really all that dark, though parts of the story went in a darker direction.