12. History Repeated
Can I come with you on your hunting trip, ada?" Eldarion asked.
"No, ion nîn, you are not old enough yet," Aragorn replied.
"But, I'm a big boy now, ada, I'm five and a half!" the little boy pleaded.
"I said 'no', you are still too little," Aragorn said firmly.
"But ada!" Eldarion's lower lip trembled. "I want to come!"
"Your naneth would be lonely if we both went. I need you to look after her," Aragorn said patiently, remembering a time long ago when he had heard the same arguments from Elladan and Elrohir that he was now using.
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