How do ordinary people find the strength within themselves to change the course of the future? What inspires a reluctant hero to become a courageous leader? Profound questions like these are the basis of The Return of the King. History has known many great leaders, and now, National Geographic delves beyond the film to provide a historical context for Aragorn's struggles. Through film footage and powerful interviews, surprising connections come to life between our world and The Lord of the Rings, helping us to better understand both.