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'Men proved easier to ensnare'

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'Men proved easier to ensnare. Those who used the Nine Rings became mighty in their day, kings, sorcerers, and warriors of old. They obtained glory and great wealth, yet it turned to their undoing. They had, as it seemed, unending life, yet life became unendurable to them. They could walk, if they would, unseen by all eyes in this world beneath the sun, and they could see things in worlds invisible to mortal men; but too often they beheld only the phantoms and delusions of Sauron. And one by one, sooner or later, according to their native strength and to the good or evil of their wills in the beginning, they fell under the thraldom of the ring that they bore and under the domination of the One, which was Sauron's.'

JRR Tolkien: The Silmarillion: Of The Rings of Power and the Third Age



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Painted in watercolour.

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Zeonista's avatar
One does not have to use many colors in watercolor to achieve excellence. :)  It seems like a detail from a larger piece though.