'Thorin, son of Thrain. Heir of the vengeance of Dwarves.' Hobbit 'Illuminations': using European medieval illuminations and bookplates as an inspiratio. Hobbit Illumination: Thorin, vengeance of Dwarves
Never hated Thorin. He has a temper, yes, but if you read The Hobbit carefully, you will see that Thorin was more reasonable than he was portrayed as in the last movie. In fact, Bard seemed to be itching for a fight in the book.