". . . 'If I had killed the real Strider, I could kill you
. If I was after the Ring, I could have it--NOW!'
He stood up, and seemed suddenly to grow taller. In his eyes gleamed a light, keen and commanding. Throwing back his cloak, he laid his hand on the hilt of a sword that had hung concealed by his side. They did not dare to move . . .
'But I am
the real Strider, fortunately,' he said, looking down at them with his face softened by a sudden smile. 'I am Aragorn son of Arathorn; and if by life or death I can save you, I will.'"The Fellowship of the Ring
Love, sacrifice, honor, nobility: it's all in this picture. No still can show the moment when Aragorn drops to his knees, but this and the extreme closeups of his eyes come close. (I've cropped most of Frodo's scale double out as distracting)shirebound
's comment about staring at my icon got me to thinking about my favorite Aragorn pics. I decided to share some of these and link the posts to Aragorn's many names.