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At the start of The Fellowship of the Ring Gandalf catches Sam eavesdropping on the conversation between him and Frodo about the true nature of the ring. Then Sam panics and pleas to Frodo:
‘Mr. Frodo, sir!’ cried Sam quaking. ‘Don’t let him hurt me, sir! Don’t let him turn me into anything unnatural! My old dad would take on so. I meant no harm, on my honour, sir!’
Can Gandalf really do such a thing or is Sam just plain enough to believe that wizards are almighty?