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First seen in c. II 2250; went 'into the shadows' II 3441; reappeared in Middle-earth c. III 1300; finally destroyed in III 3019
Various, including some Númenóreans
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The slaves of Sauron’s Nine Rings

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The Nazgûl, the slaves of Sauron's Nine Rings; originally Men who were corrupted by the Rings of Power.

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