The first season of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is complete with all eight episodes, and the hazy beginnings have given way to a clearer image of what lies ahead. 

With a more explicit connection to Peter Jackson’s feature films from The Lord of the Rings trilogy that came before, we now know where this tale is heading. 

Questions that were made throughout this run have been answered, with some answers being oblique and others being more direct. 

Sauron has been revealed, and the stranger’s role in the scheme of things is much clearer.  

Those who were wondering whether Halbrand and Galadriel would have a love story all their own will now know what that outcome would be. 

The first season of LOTR included all the drama, intrigue, temptations, twists, turns, shadow play, kill-offs, and drama that one would anticipate from a show of this caliber.  

The disclosures were undoubtedly the finest part since they were the subject of fervent and eager online speculation. 

The development of the Elven Rings and the opportunity for the Elves to continue in splendor are also depicted in this episode.  

The development of the Elven Rings and the opportunity for the Elves to continue in splendor are also depicted in this episode. 

Through visions and memories, Galadriel and Halbrand faced off, making for an intense, high-tension exchange.