40 Little-Known Facts About Aragorn from Lord of the Rings
He Refused to Enter the Capitol of Gondor Until Sauron was Defeated
Aragorn knows by the end of Return of the King that he will be taking the throne. Even so, Aragorn refused to assume his role as king until he had saved the world. Aragorn declined to be crowned king until he had defeated Sauron and the war had ended.
Aragorn has no interest in power for its own sake. He wants to use it to help those he rules over, and he isn’t afraid to get his hands dirty in the process. Aragorn fights for his people, and he wouldn’t even enter the capital of Gondor until he knew they were safe.