Rings of Power Changes Lord of the Rings By Giving Evil a Human Face

While Middle-earth and the world of The Lord of the Rings are derived from J.R.R.

Tolkien’s imagination, there are comparisons that can be drawn to Arthurian mythology, fairy tales, and world history.

Tolkien’s story of Men, Dwarves, and Elves setting aside their differences in order to confront the ultimate source of evil was heavily inspired by his personal experiences in World War II.

Amazon Prime’s smash hit prequel series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power offers many new insights on the Tolkien universe, but one of its most interesting concepts is putting a human face on evil.

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