The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien

Start Your Free Trial

How does "Return of the King" conclude? what happens in the end of the book

Expert Answers info

brendawm eNotes educator | Certified Educator

calendarEducator since 2006

write322 answers

starTop subject is Literature

As Return of the King nears its end, Frodo finds the Ring growing heavier. After several exhausting days of travel, Frodo and Sam reach Orodruin, Mount Doom. Sam carries Frodo to the top. Just as they reach the Cracks of Doom, Frodo is overcome by the Ring’s power and refuses to give it up. Gollum emerges and scuffles with Frodo, eventually biting the Ring off Frodo’s finger, but then he stumbles and falls into the Cracks of Doom. Sauron’s power breaks, and Aragorn’s forces at...

(The entire section contains 259 words.)

Unlock This Answer Now


Further Reading:

check Approved by eNotes Editorial

Ask a Question