The Return of the King Setting & Symbolism

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Isengard

Isengard is located in the northwestern corner of Rohan. It is guarded by a large wall known as the Ring of Isengard.

The Ring

The Ring is the One Ring that Frodo is on a quest to destroy. It was created by Sauron. Prior to Frodo carrying it, the Ring was held by Bilbo. Prior to Bilbo, the Ring was held by Gollum. The Ring has incredible power over those who possess it, and when it is used, Sauron can detect who has it and where it is located.

Gondor and Mordor

Gondor is the realm of Men in Middle-earth. The majority of the action of The Return of the King takes place in Gondor. Mordor is Sauron’s home, located in the southeast of the northwestern part of Middle-earth. This is where Mount Doom is located, and where Frodo and Sam go to destroy the Ring...

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