Because Zuko knows honor when he sees it.<----pinning for that comment <----- pinning for the first comment, but also want to say this: most of the others consider themselves her family. They respect and love her, but they're not gonna bow.
She was fiercely independent. Brilliant and beautiful and brave. In two years, she´d grown more than anyone I had ever known. Brooke Davis is gonna change the world someday, and I´m not sure she even knows it. ONE TREE HILL