But you will not see that.
#sobbing #because though aragorn was the divinely-chosen king descendent from the line of kings #boromir was the one who had grown to manhood among his people; grown up defending and loving them #to him they were not just a faceless mass waiting to be led #or helpless children in the face of the power of the east #they were the warriors that fought beside him and the women that sold their goods in the market and his brother and his father #the houses of healing and the white tree #everything boromir was or ever hoped to be was inextricably bound to gondor; to minas tirith #and here was this elf-raised numenorean who not only was rightful heir to the throne boromir thought defunct #but did not even have the decency to respect and care for the people he would be ruling from it #of course boromir is angry #of course he tries to make aragorn see #boromir you are my favorite until the end of time #the fleeting voice of falliable humanity amid a narrative of gods and heroes#humanity that loves and humanity that falls #ack (via notbecauseofvictories)
Favourite movies capspam: The Lord Of The Rings: The Return of the King
Come on, Mr. Frodo. I can’t carry it for you… but I can carry you.
That scene of Aragorn was the first thing I thought of when Rory said that line in The Girl Who Waited.
THE VERY FIRST THING