“Grown men die under my command every day, Obi-Wan. She’s a child.”
“As were you,” Obi-Wan said.
“And younger than she. Try to
think of it from her point of view, Anakin.
How would you have felt if I’d kept you from every mission I went on at
Again, Anakin was silent.
Eventually he said, “I would have hated you.”
Obi-Wan hummed. “Well
that’s a strong reaction, but I suppose it only serves to further my point. Her role is to learn from watching you and by gaining experience of her
own. You cannot deny her that right by
barring her from missions.”
“I understand,” Anakin said, gazing at the matted floor.
Obi-Wan moved closer, wrapping his hand around Anakin’s
flesh arm and squeezing gently. “You
should have more faith in yourself. At
the risk of enlarging your already swollen sense of self worth; you are a strong and talented Jedi, Anakin, and more than capable of keeping
Ahsoka from harm.”
Anakin smiled. “I
never had any doubts about that,
“Ah,” Obi-Wan let go of Anakin’s arm. “Let’s not also forget
then that when your head inevitably explodes mid-battle from your own inflated ego, I will still be here to make sure your padawan is safe in the aftermath of the ensuing blast.”
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