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Original post by Swampfaye on Mar 7, 2002:
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Something about the power of the user of the ring would be limited by the abilities and desire to dominate by the bearer? I know there are great Tolkien fans here who can help me with the exact quote from the book (so I don't have to look it up).




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rSomething about the power of the user of the ring would be limited by the abilities and desire to dominate by the bearer? I know there are great Tolkien fans here who can help me with the exact quote from the book (so I don't have to look it up).
Yes it was Galadriel who said:
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Did not Gandalf tell you that the rings give power according to the measure of each possessor? Before you could use that power you would need to become far stronger, and to train your will to the domination of others.
From last page of Chapter 7 entitled 'The Mirror of Galadriel', Book II, 'The Fellowship of the Ring'r [Edited on 7/3/2002 by Grondmaster]