Choice

Rand sees Lan fall, and is almost spent, crushed under the weight of the deaths he’s seen. He hears his father’s voice say Let go. He whispers that he must save them, but the voice tells him he can’t do this alone, and it was their choice to make. Then he hears what he thinks is Egwene’s voice, calling him a fool. 
Am I not allowed to be a hero, too? 
“It’s not that…”
You march to your death. Yet you forbid anyone else from doing so?
“I…”
Let go, Rand. Let us die for what we believe, and do not try to steal that from us. You have embraced your death. Embrace mine.

- "The Wheel of Time: A Memory of Light" by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
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