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The "How I Became Yours" of Lo K!
Not shockingly, as another show has chosen its title couple, another ship war has launched. And just as "Avatar The Last Airbender" had its own story of a perfectly sane character becoming a genocidal monster because of the anger of a single writer determined to make their ship fit, so now does Legend Of Korra have a perfectly normal teenager turn into a violent maniac because of one angry shipper.

I would not read this story seriously or take any of its insultingly vindictive interpretations with anything more than a serious grain of salt. Instead, I would read it in awe of how far the depths of fandom madness can go. Perhaps one day, "Abuse Cycle" will also have its own Snark Bait peripheral fandom.
I wouldn't quite say the comparisons match up. This story isn't about trying to shoehorn a ship in- it's trying to discredit a ship, and not with contrived and downright insane methods, but rather 'canonical evidence', which is actually worse, because people take that seriously. The problem is not being utterly stupid and vying for a ship- i's actually pretty smart. No the problem is that it's trying to paint Mako as a psychotic asshole with 'canon' to back it up.
comment #15295 reuvas 9th Jul 12
Er, I'll admit its not a perfect comparison, but I think this one is going to go down in similar amounts of infamy.
comment #15306 Rebochan 10th Jul 12
it's trying to discredit a ship, and not with contrived and downright insane methods, but rather 'canonical evidence', which is actually worse, because people take that seriously.

Puts me in mind of The Last War in that respect.
comment #16000 szaleniec1000 3rd Sep 12
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