“Those who used the Nine Rings became mighty in their day, kings, sorcerers, and warriors of old. They obtained glory and great wealth, yet it turned to their undoing. They had, as it seemed, unending life, yet life became unendurable to them…”
– J.R.R. Tolkein, The Silmarillion
I drew and painted this back in 2010, using Facebook’s Graffiti app and my humble mouse. It remains one of my favourite creations.