The \"One Ring\" passage from the \"Lord of the Rings\" books.
Young Adult (18-35)
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it began with the forging of the great rings. Three were given to the elves immortal, wisest and fairest of all beings. Seven to the dwarf lords, great miners and craftsmen of the mountain halls and 99 rings were given to the race of men who, above all else desired power for within these rings was bound the strength and the will to govern each race. But they were all of them deceived for another ring was made deep in the land of more door. In the fires of Mount Doom, the Dark Lord Ceron forged a master ring and secret. And then do it. He poured his cruelty, his malice and his will to dominate all life one ring to rule them all.