Heirs

"That was stupid."

"No it wasn't!"

"Why did you have to do that?"

"I just wanted to sit in Father's chair!"

"That is a throne! And if you hadn't been so silly, you wouldn't have that cut now. Now I'll be in trouble too!"

"You sat in your Father's chair!"

"The privilege of age!"

"It's not fair!"

"What is happening here, Elboron?"

"Er… nothing, Father."

"What is this cut on Eldarion's brow, then?"

"N-nothing, Lord Faramir. I… I just fell."

"Hmm. Just fell, then. Elboron?"

"Yes, Father?"

"Please come and see me in my study after your lesson."

"Told you…"