Imagine using 'I love you' casually with all the dwarves but they take it seriously and fight over who you love more.
"Are you sure about this lass?"
Balin's brow remained raised higher than the other when you nodded your head and held his hands. You had been begging him to talk to Thorin and let you join the company and go along on their adventure. If a hobbit, with little to no fighting experience, can go with them, then why can't you? You have been taught well and have been itching to leave your home not too far from the shire, and now was your chance.
Finally convincing the old dwarf, he sighed and leaned in close.
"I will talk to Thorin if you really wish to come along, but I can't promise anything."
"If he agrees to let you come along, we will send word for you-"
"Oh, thank you, Balin! Thank you so much! I love you!" You wrapped your arms around the dwarf in a quick embrace and, sprinting away almost as soon as you made contact, left him ro