You. Only You, my Friend.
The word friend struck me as rather strange looking, so I checked the Oxford English Dictionary and it relates back to 'free'. I have copied you the mighty tomes' etymological musings upon free below:
The original sense of the Indo-European base has been conjectured to be ‘one's own’ (perhaps ultimately related to the Indo-European base of Greek
In Old English the usual stem form is
In Old English the word is also found as an element in personal names, compare
With free arts (see sense A. 4) compare classical Latin ingenuae