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* Iroh gets several, between his PapaWolf status and [[spoiler:[[StarWars Amaya]], who, while an interesting character in her own right, was clearly designed to act as a foil for Iroh and heighten his awesomeness by comparison.]] Far too often, [=OCs=] are Mary Sues who get the character because they're just that special, and even make the character look bad so they look better by comparison. It was incredibly refreshing, and a CMOA for both the character and the fic, to see Iroh rescue the girl because he's just that [[strike:pimp]] awesome, and then ride off into the sunset on the Avatar's bison leaving her wanting more.

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* Iroh gets several, between his PapaWolf status and [[spoiler:[[StarWars [[StarWars Amaya]], who, while an interesting character in her own right, was clearly designed to act as a foil for Iroh and heighten his awesomeness by comparison.]] comparison. Far too often, [=OCs=] are Mary Sues who get the character because they're just that special, and even make the character look bad so they look better by comparison. It was incredibly refreshing, and a CMOA for both the character and the fic, to see Iroh rescue the girl because he's just that [[strike:pimp]] pimp awesome, and then ride off into the sunset on the Avatar's bison leaving her wanting more.



** Ty Lee's set up of [[spoiler:Azula's HeelFaceTurn.]] As of ch. 50, ''Azula herself'' wants to [[spoiler: overcome EvilCannotComprehendGood.]]

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** Ty Lee's set up of [[spoiler:Azula's HeelFaceTurn.]] Azula's HeelFaceTurn. As of ch. 50, ''Azula herself'' wants to [[spoiler: overcome EvilCannotComprehendGood.]]



* Chapter 85 manages to combine this with one heck of a Tearjerker. How so? [[spoiler: Zuko says the below to Iroh, and Iroh doesn't answer.]]
-->"I am the Lord of Dragons' Wings," Zuko stated. "Either you are loyal to me, [[spoiler: or you are loyal to the White Lotus.]] Choose."

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* Chapter 85 manages to combine this with one heck of a Tearjerker. How so? [[spoiler: Zuko says the below to Iroh, and Iroh doesn't answer.]]
answer.
-->"I am the Lord of Dragons' Wings," Zuko stated. "Either you are loyal to me, [[spoiler: or you are loyal to the White Lotus.]] Lotus. Choose."



-->[[spoiler: "It is your problem, Koh," Aang said steadily. "I'm the bridge between the living world and the spirits. I'm the one who sorts things out, so people and spirits can live together. And I'm telling you right now, your whole twisted game is ''over''. You know they don't know what they did. You know there are humans who'd try to fix it if they ''did'' know what was wrong. And you didn't tell them. That means ''you're wrong''." He crossed his arms, not flinching. "It's over. Now."]]

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-->[[spoiler: "It -->"It is your problem, Koh," Aang said steadily. "I'm the bridge between the living world and the spirits. I'm the one who sorts things out, so people and spirits can live together. And I'm telling you right now, your whole twisted game is ''over''. You know they don't know what they did. You know there are humans who'd try to fix it if they ''did'' know what was wrong. And you didn't tell them. That means ''you're wrong''." He crossed his arms, not flinching. "It's over. Now."]]"


* In chapter 17, [[EliteMooks Dai Li]] agent Shirong becomes the viewpoint by which us readers are gifted with a deeper understanding of their order. It is the moment in which Shirong crystallizes as ''more'' than just another {{OC}}, causing this troper to actually empathize with him (much to this troper's surprise).

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* In chapter 17, [[EliteMooks Dai Li]] agent Shirong becomes the viewpoint by which us readers are gifted with a deeper understanding of their order. It is the moment in which Shirong crystallizes as ''more'' than just another {{OC}}, OriginalCharacter, causing this troper to actually empathize with him (much to this troper's surprise).


* Chapter 36 where Kuei encourages Shirong to go with Zuko, also doubles as a [[HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment Of Heart Warming]]:

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* Chapter 36 where Kuei encourages Shirong to go with Zuko, also doubles as a [[HeartwarmingMoments [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment Of Heart Warming]]:



** The whole Water Tribe sibling interaction doubles as a [[HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment Of Heart Warming]] as Sokka comforts Katara. He strikes a delicate balance of supporting his sister as well as pointing out that yes, she has made mistakes, this does not make her any less special. Special does not mean perfect, giving Katara exactly what she needs while not glossing over her major flaws like Aang is wont to do.

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** The whole Water Tribe sibling interaction doubles as a [[HeartwarmingMoments [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments Crowning Moment Of Heart Warming]] as Sokka comforts Katara. He strikes a delicate balance of supporting his sister as well as pointing out that yes, she has made mistakes, this does not make her any less special. Special does not mean perfect, giving Katara exactly what she needs while not glossing over her major flaws like Aang is wont to do.


** Langxue catches up to the wounded Makoto after Asagitatsu's eruption and [[OffScreenMomentOfAwesome makes sure]] she won't murder anyone else ever again, [[Reincarnation avenging himself]] and his friends in the process.

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** Langxue catches up to the wounded Makoto after Asagitatsu's eruption and [[OffScreenMomentOfAwesome makes sure]] she won't murder anyone else ever again, [[Reincarnation [[{{Reincarnation}} avenging himself]] and his friends in the process.

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** Langxue catches up to the wounded Makoto after Asagitatsu's eruption and [[OffScreenMomentOfAwesome makes sure]] she won't murder anyone else ever again, [[Reincarnation avenging himself]] and his friends in the process.

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* Temul's story is equal parts awesome and heartwarming. She's a crusty old Fire Nation ghost who resembles an angry Zuko at the best of times, hates Avatars and Air Nomads in general (and Aang is both), and has a need for revenge on the Avatar that nearly killed her and wiped out her nation. None of which stops her from risking ''everything'' and dying in combat against Fire Lord Sozin himself to protect the children of the Air Nomads that she had rescued prior to the attack on the temples, because she was the only one who could save them, and her honor compelled her to do what was right, even risking her life by breaking loyalty, and then dying by Sozin's hand. As she said herself, she hated the air nomads, but innocent children were going to be killed alongside the guilty, and on her life ''she would not let that happen.''


--> ''"Go to your room!"''

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--> ''"Go to your room!"''room!"''
*Chapter 91, Aang pretty much states he isn't going to assume that just because things are fixed now, doesn't mean they will stay and he intends to visit Koh. It really shows that he has changed from the kid at the beginning who ran from his responsibilities. And while he may not yet be someone the World can look up to and rely on, he's getting there and he's going to do his best.


--> ''Go to your room!''

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--> ''Go ''"Go to your room!''room!"''


* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' Sokka ''nails'' smug, superior Ozai with the return stroke of ''Boomerang'' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the Drowned, the spirits of ''his own people'' whom he sent to the North Pole to commit genocide upon the Northern ''Water Tribe''. And Aang? Aang calls the Face-Stealer and ManBehindTheMan on his shit. ''All of it.''

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* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' '''
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Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' ''
-->''Dig deep. Find the tides in your own blood. Feel the true pull of the Moon, away from haunted water.''
-->Reaching into the well of her soul, Katara called up anger.
-->''Fire on the ice. The stench of burning flesh. Grief on Dad's face, on Sokka's face...''
-->Once this anger had almost torn her tribe apart.
-->''This time, I'm going to save them.''
**
Sokka ''nails'' smug, superior Ozai with the return stroke of ''Boomerang'' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the Drowned, the spirits of ''his own people'' whom he sent to the North Pole to commit genocide upon the Northern ''Water Tribe''. Tribe''.
-->"Fire Lord, two. Boomerang - ''win''."
**
And Aang? Aang calls the Face-Stealer and ManBehindTheMan on his shit. ''All of it.''''
-->[[spoiler: "It is your problem, Koh," Aang said steadily. "I'm the bridge between the living world and the spirits. I'm the one who sorts things out, so people and spirits can live together. And I'm telling you right now, your whole twisted game is ''over''. You know they don't know what they did. You know there are humans who'd try to fix it if they ''did'' know what was wrong. And you didn't tell them. That means ''you're wrong''." He crossed his arms, not flinching. "It's over. Now."]]



** Riding the heated winds from Asagitatsu's controlled eruption, Sokka (on Appa), Teo, and the other airbending glider pilots take care of the rest of Ozai's airship fleet. By using hot air displacement to ''shove them out of the sky'', into the waters of the bay.

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** Riding the heated winds from Asagitatsu's (Zuko-assisted) controlled eruption, Sokka (on Appa), Teo, and the other airbending glider pilots take care of the rest of Ozai's airship fleet. By using hot air displacement to ''shove them out of the sky'', into the waters of the bay.


** Sokka (on Appa), Teo, and the rest of the airbenders take care of the rest of Ozai's airship fleet.
** Zuko goes one on one with Makoto in the Spirit World, ''forces her to retreat'', and caps it off by healing Asagitatsu. And Asagitatsu returns the favor by annihilating the drowned.

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** Sokka (on Appa), Teo, --> "Hey Toph!" Katara's grin was sharp and the rest hard as an ice shelf. "Ever see a mountain made out of the airbenders take care of the rest of Ozai's airship fleet.
ice?"
** Zuko goes one on one with Makoto in the Spirit World, ''forces her to retreat'', and caps it off by healing Asagitatsu. And Asagitatsu returns the favor by annihilating the drowned.Drowned.
** Riding the heated winds from Asagitatsu's controlled eruption, Sokka (on Appa), Teo, and the other airbending glider pilots take care of the rest of Ozai's airship fleet. By using hot air displacement to ''shove them out of the sky'', into the waters of the bay.


* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' Sokka ''nails'' smug, superior Ozai with the return stroke of ''Boomerang'' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the Drowned, the spirits of ''his own people'' whom he sent to the North Pole to commit genocide upon the Northern Water Tribe. And Aang? Aang calls the Face-Stealer and ManBehindTheMan on his shit. ''All of it.''

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* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' Sokka ''nails'' smug, superior Ozai with the return stroke of ''Boomerang'' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the Drowned, the spirits of ''his own people'' whom he sent to the North Pole to commit genocide upon the Northern Water Tribe.''Water Tribe''. And Aang? Aang calls the Face-Stealer and ManBehindTheMan on his shit. ''All of it.''


* Chapter 85 manages to combine this with one heck of a Tearjerker.

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* Chapter 85 manages to combine this with one heck of a Tearjerker. How so? [[spoiler: Zuko says the below to Iroh, and Iroh doesn't answer.]]



--> The Tearjerker? [[spoiler: He says it to Iroh, and Iroh doesn't answer.]]


* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' Sokka ''kills'' Ozai - with the return stroke of '''Boomerang''' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the drowned he sent to wipe out the Northern Water Tribe. And Aang? Aang '''shuts down Koh's influence of the entire world.'''
** Not sure if Aang actually shut down Koh's influence, but him reading the Face-Stealer the riot act definitely counts.
* Chapter 90 turns the dial UpToEleven and then rips it off.

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* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' Sokka ''kills'' ''nails'' smug, superior Ozai - with the return stroke of '''Boomerang''' ''Boomerang'' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the drowned Drowned, the spirits of ''his own people'' whom he sent to wipe out the North Pole to commit genocide upon the Northern Water Tribe. And Aang? Aang '''shuts down Koh's influence of the entire world.'''
** Not sure if Aang actually shut down Koh's influence, but him reading
calls the Face-Stealer the riot act definitely counts.
and ManBehindTheMan on his shit. ''All of it.''
* Chapter 90 turns the dial cranks it UpToEleven and then rips it off.keeps right on going:



** Aang saves the world ''nonviolently''

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** Aang saves the entire world ''nonviolently''by cutting off Koh's influence. '''Without. Even. The ''threat''. Of violence.'''


** Not sure if Aang actually shut down Koh's influence, but him reading the Face-Stealer the riot act definitely counts.

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** Not sure if Aang actually shut down Koh's influence, but him reading the Face-Stealer the riot act definitely counts.counts.
* Chapter 90 turns the dial UpToEleven and then rips it off.
** Katara creates a glacier and smashes the undead Sea Serpent to powder.
** Sokka (on Appa), Teo, and the rest of the airbenders take care of the rest of Ozai's airship fleet.
** Zuko goes one on one with Makoto in the Spirit World, ''forces her to retreat'', and caps it off by healing Asagitatsu. And Asagitatsu returns the favor by annihilating the drowned.
** Aang saves the world ''nonviolently''
--> ''Go to your room!''


* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' Sokka ''kills'' Ozai - with the return stroke of '''Boomerang''' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the drowned he sent to wipe out the Northern Water Tribe. And Aang? Aang '''shuts down Koh's influence of the entire world.'''

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* Chapter 89. Great Merciful [[TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Solars]], '''Chapter 89.''' Katara {{No Sell}}s a spirit's mindbending ''of the entire colony.'' Sokka ''kills'' Ozai - with the return stroke of '''Boomerang''' - resulting in Ozai's KarmicDeath at the hands of the drowned he sent to wipe out the Northern Water Tribe. And Aang? Aang '''shuts down Koh's influence of the entire world.''''''
** Not sure if Aang actually shut down Koh's influence, but him reading the Face-Stealer the riot act definitely counts.

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