...p and then got on his knees in front of Aang. “Promise me you won’t let anything happen to Katara. Don’t let her get hurt. She means everything to me. Do you understand?”
“I promise Sokka. If anyone gets hurt it’s going to be the Fire Lord, Azula, or me.”
“Thank you Aang.” Sokka pulled Aang into a hug. “You are like a brother to me. You always have been.” Aang stood up as did Sokka. Both walked out and said goodnight. Aang made his way back to Oppa and in an instant fell asleep on his tail.
Sokka walked toward Sukki and Katara’s tent. He poked his head inside “Katara can I speak to you for a minute?” Katara looked at Sukki then stood up and left the tent. When she got outside she saw Sokka sitting with his back against one of the boulders. She made her way over to him “What’s wrong Sokka?”
“I know the real reason you wanted to go with Aang.” This took Katara by surprise “You just wanted to be with him. I saw you watching him tonight at the camp fire. I know you love him. I had a hunch you did after we went to see Aunt Wu (the fortune teller).”
“What! I don’t love Aang!” Katara lied “I… I just don’t want him to get hurt.”
“Don’t lie to me Katara. I know you do. I suggest you tell him before the battle tomorrow. That may be your last chance.” Sokka ...