Did sauron actually die?

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  1. Yavanna Kementari

    Yavanna Kementari 157% nerd

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    (By the way this is my first post so might be trash)
    Anyway I was (re)reading lotr and I think I saw somewhere that sauron didn't actually die, he was just so, like, reduced or something, so I was wondering if this was true? If so, could I get an explanation?
     
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    Hi Yavanna Kementari, welcome to TTF! Your post is definitely NOT trash :).

    Firstly, Sauron's physical body died (Sauron was NOT a lightouse!). When the Ring was destroyed, the vast majority of Sauron's power was destroyed with it, making him a weak, impotent spirit:
     
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