One of the most mysterious characters in The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is the stranger who crashes into Middle-earth in a comet. Is he good or evil?
Who the stranger played by Daniel Weyman could be in “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” fans have been speculating since the first trailer for the production. Officially, the character is only called “The Stranger” or “The Stranger” and some clues seem to want to pull us in several, completely different directions. Here are a few theories on his still-secret identity. You can find theories on other topics in our podcast on the pilot episode.
Theory 1: Sauron
Who hasn’t been secretly suspected of being Sauron? Admittedly, the Stranger is a worthy candidate, eventually ending up in a crater of fire on Middle-earth that at one point seems to take the shape of a burning eye. We also learn that evil makes a fire appear cold, which Galadriel (Morfydd Clark) discovers at the beginning of the series in a dark fortress in the north and an age later will also apply to the One Ring after it lay in glowing coals.. Key word: “It’s quite cool.” Of course, dead fireflies aren’t a good omen either. So is the Stranger one of the bad guys? Not necessarily… Four more theories You can read theories about the identity of the stranger on serial junkies.de. (Mario Giglio)