11. No patience
Nobody knows more about patience than a ranger does. I have learned it through the long, cold nights waiting for something to happen.
I had to struggle almost seventy years until everything I longed for came true. King and husband. Almost everything.
"Oh, I felt it kick!" I exclaim. She leans in against me with a contended smile as I draw her more closely to me and continue to stroke the bump of her belly softly.
This time I do have no patience! Oh my little one, how I long to hold you in my arms. When will you finally arrive into this new world?
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