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    This Video Explains Everything You Need To Know About The One Ring From "The Lord Of The Rings"

    Sauron was quite a dick tbh.

    Everyone gets pretty confused about what the deal is with that "One Ring" from Lord of the Rings.

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    Why does everyone either want to wield it? Or destroy it?

    Well, YouTuber CGP Grey finally answers that question. Firstly, the "One Ring" isn't the only ring.


    There were 16 lesser rings, and then three others that were more powerful than the 16.


    Sauron created the rings to allow the wearer to preserve what they cared about most. Hence the Elves, who wanted to preserve their magic and immortality, helped him create the rings of power.


    The rings were eventually distributed among men, dwarves and elves. But they make the wearers more susceptible to mind control.


    That's where the "One Ring" comes in, it allowed Sauron to basically amplify his powers.

    Hence the "One ring to rule them all."

    The video continues to explain the origin of the rings, how the men, dwarves and elves used the ring, and the power of the ring. Well, go ahead, watch it!

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    Now go forth and tell all what you've learnt here, and let them be amazed.

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