‘The One Ring Explained’, An Animation That Explains the Complicated Nature of J.R.R. Tolkien’s the One Ring

“The One Ring Explained” is a beautifully crafted and succinct animation by C.G.P. Grey that explains the nature of the One Ring from author J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings series. Grey outlines the history of the One Ring’s creation, its powers, and its direct and massive impact on the world of the story.

The video is the second installment in a series explaining the world of The Lord of the Rings. The first video in the series used the same animation and narration style to explain the mythology of the series.