- "Frodo: But he was destroyed. Sauron was destroyed."
- "Gandalf: No, Frodo. The spirit of Sauron endured. His life force is bound to the Ring, and the Ring survived. Sauron has returned."
- ― The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The power to be immortal so long as a certain object, person, etc exists. Variation of Immortality.
- Immortal Link
- Concept-Dependent Immortality
- Emotion-Connective Immortality
- Object Immortality
- Symbiotic Connection
- Absolute Immortality may even be the result of the link.
- Destruction/death of the source will either:
- Kill the user outright.
- Immortality Removal, leaving the user alive, but mortal again.
- The link may only protect the user's spiritual existence, and thus may end up as a disembodied spirit upon their body's death/destruction.
See Also: Soul Jar.