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17th Nov '17 10:42:32 AM Kalaong
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** And worst of all, as [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3824554/1/Of-Warpaint-and-Whispers this fic]] mentions in passing - ''Aang'' loves ''the Fire Nation.'' Not only was his best friend Kuzon from the Fire Nation, but he loves their dances, their music, their slang, their food (at least the stuff without meat, like fire flakes)... it's as if he was a repeat trader with Japan in the early 1930s who went into a coma and woke up ten years later - "Hey, those people you love hanging out with so much? They're hell-bent on conquering the world, they've committed countless atrocities, and killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people, including not only your family but ''your entire culture''" Oh-damn-it-all-to-hell.

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** And worst of all, as [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3824554/1/Of-Warpaint-and-Whispers this fic]] mentions in passing - ''Aang'' loves ''the Fire Nation.'' Not only was his best friend Kuzon from the Fire Nation, but he loves their dances, their music, their slang, their food (at least the stuff without meat, like fire flakes)... it's as if he was a repeat trader with Japan in the early 1930s 1890s who went into a coma and woke up ten years later in the 1930s - "Hey, those people you love hanging out with so much? They're hell-bent on conquering the world, they've committed countless atrocities, and killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people, including not only your family but ''your entire culture''" Oh-damn-it-all-to-hell.
17th Nov '17 10:40:29 AM Kalaong
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* Better yet? ''Everything'' about this episode ''actually happened'' in real life -- http://www.koryu.com/library/kfriday2.html -- most people aren't aware that the majority of what's recognized as "Japanese culture" was the result of government propaganda in the years leading up to the UsefulNotes/SecondSinoJapaneseWar. Everything Aang tried to teach those kids was pretty much ''erased'' to turn the people he loved to play with into a ProudWarriorRace.
** And worst of all, as [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3824554/1/Of-Warpaint-and-Whispers this fic]] mentions in passing - ''Aang'' loves ''the Fire Nation.'' Not only was his best friend Kuzon from the Fire Nation, but he loves their dances, their music, their slang, their food (at least the stuff without meat, like fire flakes)... it's as if he was a repeat trader with Japan in the early 1930s who went into a coma and woke up ten years later - "Hey, those people you love hanging out with so much? They're hell-bent on conquering the world, they've committed countless atrocities, and killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people, including not only your family but ''your entire culture''" Oh-damn-it-all-to-hell.



* Like [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/3824554/1/Of-Warpaint-and-Whispers this fic]] mentions in passing - ''Aang'' loves ''the Fire Nation.'' Not only was his best friend Kuzon from the Fire Nation, but he loves their dances, their music, their slang, their food (at least the stuff without meat, like fire flakes)... it's as if he was a repeat trader with Japan in the early 1930s who went into a coma and woke up ten years later - "Hey, those people you love hanging out with so much? They're hell-bent on conquering the world, they've committed countless atrocities, and killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people, including not only your family but ''your entire culture''" Oh-damn-it-all-to-hell.
12th Nov '17 2:50:41 PM GoodOldBlue
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* When Chief Arnook defended Sokka from Hahns insult he calls him a "Capable warrior" which is odd when he never saw Sokka fight but has enough faith in his skills to have him protect Princes Yue. But it makes sense since Sokka is escorting the Avatar, he probably assumed anyone who is good enough to travel with the Avatar and able to make a journey from the south pole to the north must be a great warrior.
29th Oct '17 7:44:39 PM dakln
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** This also means that Korra, over the course of [[WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra her series]], manages to be both the strongest Avatar who ever lived... and the weakest...
17th Oct '17 6:08:53 PM riskyruth
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** Iroh. For 3 years.
8th Oct '17 12:21:55 AM kenjiiii
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* When Zuko is asked his name, he stutters for a second before giving it as Lee. Later in the series, we are informed that Lee is a common Fire Nation name. Zuko was scrambling for a common name and picked a Fire Nation one because that's what he was used to. Iroh picks up on this and presumably chooses a more Earth-Kingdomy name.



* During the Ba Sing Se arc Zuko get's quite a few scenes with the character Jet. During that time Zuko was going under the name Lee or Li. And who does he end up fighting? Jet. Jet and Li. Jet Li.

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* During the Ba Sing Se arc Zuko get's quite a few scenes with the character Jet. During that time Zuko was going under the name Lee or Li. And who does he end up fighting? Jet. Jet and Li. Jet Li.
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5th Oct '17 4:26:12 AM BrightLight
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** Re-watching the episode ''again'', one can also pick up that Aang has an ulterior motive to showing off - he was trying to impress Katara. The ShipTease between [[OfficialCouple these two]] truly is rampant.
23rd Aug '17 2:49:17 PM Rebu
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** That, or she was unable to get her friends out. Or driven so mad that she was unwilling. Both pleasant possibilities.
14th Aug '17 3:06:51 PM Gosicrystal
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* Also foreshadowed (or middleshadowed/is just ordinary Fridge Brilliance, since the process started in The Boiling Rock pt 2) in Ember Island Players was how Azula would go completely insane. Look at Player!Azula's facial expressions at the climax of the play; they're the same exaggerated ones that Real!Azula has during her breakdown during the climax of the show. Also, at one point (I think it's when she says "you are no longer my brother"), she makes a face that's very similar to Real!Azula's expression when she says: "No! You miscalculated! You should have feared me more!", the line that marked the beginning of her breakdown. Quite an AccidentallyAccurate play...

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* Also foreshadowed (or middleshadowed/is just ordinary Fridge Brilliance, since the process started in The Boiling Rock pt 2) in Ember Island Players was how Azula would go completely insane. Look at Player!Azula's facial expressions at the climax of the play; they're the same exaggerated ones that Real!Azula has during her breakdown during the climax of the show. Also, at one point (I think it's when she says "you are no longer my brother"), she makes a face that's very similar to Real!Azula's expression when she says: "No! You miscalculated! You should have feared me more!", the line that marked the beginning of her breakdown. Quite an AccidentallyAccurate similar play...
17th Jun '17 8:43:14 AM Gosicrystal
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* Also foreshadowed (or middleshadowed/is just ordinary Fridge Brilliance, since the process started in The Boiling Rock pt 2) in Ember Island Players was how Azula would go completely insane. Look at Player!Azula's facial expressions at the climax of the play; they're the same exaggerated ones that Real!Azula has has during her breakdown during the climax of the show. Also, at one point, (I think it's when she says "you are no longer my brother") she makes a face that's very similar to Real!Azula's expression when she says: "No! You miscalculated! You should have feared me more!", the line that marked the beginning of her breakdown. Quite an AccidentallyAccurate play...

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* Also foreshadowed (or middleshadowed/is just ordinary Fridge Brilliance, since the process started in The Boiling Rock pt 2) in Ember Island Players was how Azula would go completely insane. Look at Player!Azula's facial expressions at the climax of the play; they're the same exaggerated ones that Real!Azula has has during her breakdown during the climax of the show. Also, at one point, point (I think it's when she says "you are no longer my brother") brother"), she makes a face that's very similar to Real!Azula's expression when she says: "No! You miscalculated! You should have feared me more!", the line that marked the beginning of her breakdown. Quite an AccidentallyAccurate play...
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