...;s shoulder. Aang continued to cry but his sobs lightened up. The comfort of all of his friends around him calmed him down.
“I…” Aang started.
“We know Aang” Katara said, still gripping him tightly.
“Listen Aang” Sokka started “You are only a twelve, well nearly thirteen year-old boy. Yet you carry this heavy burden on your shoulders. And let me tell you that you fight and are as brave as a full grown man. You’re ready to end this war. You’re strong enough to defeat the Fire Lord and restore peace to the world. We all know you can do it”
Aang sniffed and wiped his eyes “Thank you Sokka.”
“I’m sure you remember the first time I met you. When my mind was clouded and I was foolish enough to believe that you were young and un-skilled. I thought capturing you was going to be as easy as picking up a pebble. But boy was wrong!” Zuko smiled “You turned out to be harder to catch then anything in the entire world. I learned that you were strong, keen minded, and very stubborn.” Everyone laughed including Aang. The young air bender stood up and wrapped his arms around everyone he could reach. “I want you all to know that although I have to carry this burden, I am glad I am the one to do it and no one else has to do it. Also if I hadn’t been frozen in that block off ice, I wouldn’t have met Katara and Sokka, and without meeting them I would have never me...