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I would have gone with Gandalf vs. the Balrog. The Balrog is associated with fire as is Narya (the ring Gandalf has is one of the three elven rings which are free of Sauron's influence).
Amended. Tx, nolandda.
I think its very obvious a city worker set the microwave for waaaay too much time to cook his popcorn.