Given that Sauron was the creator and indeed 'Lord' of the Ring, why was he so unaware of Frodo being in his domain?
Except, I should mention Dagorlad was a battle, not a place.
I don't actually remember Sauron detecting the ring in his domain - but I could be wrong.
And far away, as Frodo put on the Ring and claimed it for his own, even in Sammath Naur the very heart of his realm, the Power in Barad-dûr was shaken, and the Tower trembled from its foundations to its proud and bitter crown. The Dark Lord was suddenly aware of him, and his Eye piercing all shadows looked across the plain to the door that he had made; and the magnitude of his own folly was revealed to him in a blinding flash, and all the devices of his enemies were at last laid bare. Then his wrath blazed in consuming flame, but his fear rose like a vast black smoke to choke him. For he knew his deadly peril and the thread upon which his doom now hung.
From all his policies and webs of fear and treachery, from all his stratagems and wars his mind shook free; and throughout his realm a tremor ran, his slaves quailed, and his armies halted, and his captains suddenly steerless, bereft of will, wavered and despaired. For they were forgotten. The whole mind and purpose of the Power that wielded them was now bent with overwhelming force upon the Mountain. At his summons, wheeling with a rending cry, in a last desperate race there flew, faster than the winds, the Nazgûl the Ringwraiths, and with a storm of wings they hurtled southwards to Mount Doom.
Because Frodo didn't wear the Ring all the time. He only wore it on five occasions in FOTR - and he wore it not very long. Also the fact that Frodo didn't try to bend the Ring to his will, is a major contributing factor here.
it is something of a cliché that the bad guys tend to have a blind point that the good guys exploit to win the day.
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