You weren't my first Big Person… Not the first I've seen, nor even the first I've talked to. But the first I have truly had a chance to know. Back in Bree—you were so solemn, so frightening… It's really quite embarrassing, to think how much a fool I must have seemed to you that first night … You, a king in disguise… and me, just another silly hobbit. And here you stand, tall and brave and strong… ready to defend me, just an ordinary nobody. No, not my first Big Person… But I wonder if you are not the best.
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