"But Daddy...I thought we were going to watch Lord of the Rings tonight."
I wavered for a second - the theatrical version of Fellowship is only three hours, plus or minus an hour...but then I decided that we'd wait a bit. Like several years.
"You get to read the books before you get to see the films,"
Tough love. Love is tough. But not as tough as carrying the most powerful ring in the universe through Orc-infested lands.
Oh, I cannot wait to someday watch them with our children.
But maybe not tonight. Unless I get insomnia.