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Now has a sequel, ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7121603/1/Legacy_of_the_Fire_Empire Legacy of the Fire Empire]]''. Five years after the fall, Kanoda and [[spoiler: Avatar Aang]] must deal with the aftermath and a new threat.

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(N.B. Be WARNED that there will most likely come to be '''[[LateArrivalSpoiler Late Arrival SPOILERS]]''' in the Sequel's trope section, particularly as time goes on and it becomes harder to hide aspects of the first story's plot.)

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Now has a In the sequel, ''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/7121603/1/Legacy_of_the_Fire_Empire Legacy of the Fire Empire]]''. Five years after the fall, Empire]]'', Kanoda and [[spoiler: Avatar Aang]] must deal with the aftermath and a new threat.

Be sure to add tropes as you see them.

(N.B. Be WARNED that there will most likely come to be '''[[LateArrivalSpoiler Late Arrival SPOILERS]]''' in
threat five years after the Sequel's trope section, particularly as time goes on and it becomes harder to hide aspects of the first story's plot.)
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* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Her Mistress]]: The Mistress of the Chosen doesn't use her own real name, having completely surrendered her entire identity to Azula.

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* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Her Mistress]]: EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The Mistress of the Chosen doesn't use her own real name, having completely surrendered her entire identity to Azula.


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''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5071591/1/Avatar_The_Fall_of_the_Fire_Empire Avatar: The Fall of the Fire Empire]]'' is an ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic by contributor Tropers/MasterGhandalf who surprisingly also wrote the [[Fanfic/AzulaTrilogy Azula Trilogy]] and ''FanFic/DestiniesRewritten''. It's an AU story in which [[TheBadGuyWins Aang was quickly defeated at some point in season one]], and the Fire Nation took over the world and became the Fire Empire. Several decades later, an elderly [[BigBad Azula]] still rules the Empire with an iron fist as the Dragon Empress, with the Earth Kingdom completely enslaved and the Water Tribes reduced to a few scattered villages. In this dark future, we follow three main viewpoint characters, one from each of the remaining nations:

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''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5071591/1/Avatar_The_Fall_of_the_Fire_Empire Avatar: The Fall of the Fire Empire]]'' is an ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic by contributor Tropers/MasterGhandalf who surprisingly also wrote the [[Fanfic/AzulaTrilogy Azula Trilogy]] and ''FanFic/DestiniesRewritten''. It's an AU story in which [[TheBadGuyWins Aang was quickly defeated at some point in season one]], and the Fire Nation took over the world and became the Fire Empire. Several decades later, an elderly [[EvilOldFolks elderly]] [[BigBad Azula]] still rules the Empire with an iron fist as the [[TheEmpress Dragon Empress, Empress]], with the Earth Kingdom completely enslaved and the Water Tribes reduced to a few scattered villages. In this dark future, we follow three main viewpoint characters, one from each of the remaining nations:


''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5071591/1/Avatar_The_Fall_of_the_Fire_Empire Avatar: The Fall of the Fire Empire]]'' is an ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic by contributor Tropers/MasterGhandalf who surprisingly also wrote the [[Fanfic/AzulaTrilogy Azula Trilogy]] and ''FanFic/DestiniesRewritten''. It's an AU story in which [[TheBadGuyWins Aang was quickly defeated at some point in season one]], and the Fire Nation took over the world and became the Fire Empire. Several decades later, an elderly Azula still rules the Empire with an iron fist as the Dragon Empress, with the Earth Kingdom completely enslaved and the Water Tribes reduced to a few scattered villages. In this dark future, we follow three main viewpoint characters, one from each of the remaining nations:

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''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5071591/1/Avatar_The_Fall_of_the_Fire_Empire Avatar: The Fall of the Fire Empire]]'' is an ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic by contributor Tropers/MasterGhandalf who surprisingly also wrote the [[Fanfic/AzulaTrilogy Azula Trilogy]] and ''FanFic/DestiniesRewritten''. It's an AU story in which [[TheBadGuyWins Aang was quickly defeated at some point in season one]], and the Fire Nation took over the world and became the Fire Empire. Several decades later, an elderly Azula [[BigBad Azula]] still rules the Empire with an iron fist as the Dragon Empress, with the Earth Kingdom completely enslaved and the Water Tribes reduced to a few scattered villages. In this dark future, we follow three main viewpoint characters, one from each of the remaining nations:



* BigBad: Azula, as the tyrannical ruler of the Fire Empire, serves as the fic's main antagonist.

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* BigBad: Dragon Empress Azula, as who [[DragonAscendant has become]] the tyrannical ruler of the [[TheEmpire Fire Empire, Empire]], serves as the fic's main antagonist.antagonist after the death of her father Ozai, and has become [[AdaptationalVillainy every bit as bad as he was]].


* ShoutOut: The author is a big fan of ''{{The Lord Of The Rings}}'' (as evidenced by his username), and it shows in chapter titles like "The Board is Set" and "The Deep Breath Before the Plunge." And there's possibly a thematic one in the climax, as [[spoiler:just like Sauron/the One Ring, Azula has become such an absolute evil that none of the heroes are able to defeat her, and she can only be stopped by a random twist of fate.]]

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* ShoutOut: The author is a big fan of ''{{The Lord Of The Rings}}'' ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' (as evidenced by his username), and it shows in chapter titles like "The Board is Set" and "The Deep Breath Before the Plunge." And there's possibly a thematic one in the climax, as [[spoiler:just like Sauron/the One Ring, Azula has become such an absolute evil that none of the heroes are able to defeat her, and she can only be stopped by a random twist of fate.]]


%% * AffablyEvil: Qing Xi.

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%% * AffablyEvil: Qing Xi.Xi is a cultured, polite, soft-spoken man who also happens to be the ruthless head of the bureaucracy and intelligence service of a tyrannical superpower.



%% * AnyoneCanDie
* AscendedExtra: Some characters, notably Jiazin's father and Cheng, were originally conceived as bit parts who grew into larger roles as the story progressed.
%% * AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: [[spoiler:Jiazin]]
%% * BadassNormal:
%% ** Gian
%% ** All the Chosen (who are forbidden from firebending even if they have the ability - Azula's smart enough that she doesn't run the risk of creating another her).
%% ** Kanoda although he's usually OvershadowedByAwesome.
%% * BigBad: Azula
%% * BigBadWannabe: Yuan

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%% * AnyoneCanDie
* AscendedExtra: Some
AnyoneCanDie: Numerous major characters, notably Jiazin's father including [[spoiler: Gian, Shu Bei Fong, High Admiral Yuan, the Mistress of the Chosen, and Cheng, were originally conceived as bit parts who grew into larger roles as Azula herself]] bite it by the story progressed.end of ''Fall''.
%% * AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: [[spoiler:Jiazin]]
%% * BadassNormal:
%% ** Gian
%% ** All
AscendedExtra: Some characters, notably Jiazin's parents and Cheng, were originally conceived as bit parts who grew into larger roles as the Chosen (who are forbidden from firebending even if they have the ability - Azula's smart enough that she doesn't run the risk of creating another her).
%% ** Kanoda although he's usually OvershadowedByAwesome.
story progressed.
%% * AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: [[spoiler:Jiazin becomes Fire Lord in the final chapter.]]
* BadassNormal:
** Gian is a nonbenber bounty hunter who specializes in killing renegade earthbenders.
** All the Chosen (who are forbidden from firebending even if they have the ability - Azula's smart enough that she doesn't run the risk of creating another her) but are still trained to a level where they're capable of going toe-to-toe with the most skilled benders.
** Kanoda, although he's usually OvershadowedByAwesome, is still a skilled hunter who gets some good hits in [[spoiler: including, eventually, against his Archenemy Shiyan]].
* BigBad: Azula
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Azula, as the tyrannical ruler of the Fire Empire, serves as the fic's main antagonist.
* BigBadWannabe: YuanHigh Admiral Yuan, [[InTheBlood like his grandfather before him]], is a prideful and ambitious officer who doesn't ''quite'' prove capable of living up to his dreams of glory when the chips are down. [[spoiler: Fittingly, the Moon and Ocean Spirits give him a taste of his own insignificance, which breaks him utterly]].



%% * ButtMonkey: The universe really doesn't like Cheng.
%% * TheCaligula: Azula

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%% * ButtMonkey: The universe really doesn't like Cheng.Cheng. Things start with her losing an important prisoner through sheer naivety and bad luck and get progressively worse from there.
%% * TheCaligula: AzulaOld age has not been kind to Azula's sanity; she spends most of her time hallucinating conversations with people who've been dead for decades, [[BadBoss murdering her subjects in fits of paranoia]]... [[spoiler: oh, and planning what amounts to the destruction of the world, too]].



%% * DarkActionGirl: All of the Chosen, with Shiyan as their main representative.
%% * {{Deuteragonist}}: Kanoda; Jiazin is the protagonist and Tong is the tritagonist.

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%% * DarkActionGirl: All The Chosen are an order of the Chosen, ruthless female warriors who live to serve Azula's will, with Shiyan as their main representative.
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representative.
* {{Deuteragonist}}: Kanoda; Jiazin is the protagonist protagonist, having the most focus and Tong plot-centeredness of the three leads; Kanoda is a slight step below her in terms of focus and role, making him the deuteragonist, and Tong, who is another small step below him, ends up as the tritagonist.



%% * EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Governor Yan Li (Jiazin's father), General Xia and High Minister Qing Xi]].

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%% * EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Governor Yan Li (Jiazin's father), General Xia and High Minister Qing Xi]].Xi. Sure, they'll support the Fire Empire's oppression for the lack of a better alternative, but when it turns out Azula plans on burning the whole thing down? That's going too far]].



%% * FiveManBand (the most clear one):
%% ** TheHero - Jiazin (she fits the role most)
%% ** TheLancer - Chaiy
%% ** TheBigGuy - Tong
%% ** TheSmartGuy - Kanoda
%% ** TheChick - [[spoiler:Yue]]
%% ** EleventhHourRanger - [[spoiler:Aang]]



%% * HeelFaceTurn: Jiazin, [[spoiler:High General Xia, Governor Yan Li]].
%% * HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Yue, to ultimately liberate the Moon and Ocean Spirits]].

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%% * HeelFaceTurn: Jiazin, Jiazin doesn't start out particularly ''villainous'' but she's still a loyal supporter of the Fire Empire before getting a nasty wake-up call regarding just how evil it really is. [[spoiler:High General Xia, Xia and Governor Yan Li]].
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Li, who were much more active participants in the empire's activities before switching sides, play it straighter]].
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Yue, [[spoiler:Yue sacrifices herself to hold off High Admiral Yuan's forces and thereby ultimately liberate the Moon and Ocean Spirits]].



%% * HotBlooded: Chaiy, though when you consider what's been done to her people it's hard to blame her.

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%% * HotBlooded: Chaiy, Chaiy is an aggressive, firebrand revolutionary who's usually spoiling for a fight, though when you consider what's been done to her people it's hard to blame her.



%% * KillItWithFire: [[spoiler:How Jiazin kills Gian - the description of his death is quite scary, too]].

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%% * KillItWithFire: [[spoiler:How Jiazin kills Gian Gian, by stabbing him with her flaming sword and burning him from the inside out - the description of his death is quite scary, too]].



%% * NobleDemon: High General Xia.

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%% * NobleDemon: High General Xia.Xia tries to be as honorable a man as his position in the Fire Empire military allows. [[spoiler: Eventually he can't stomach it any longer and allies with the rebellion]].



%% * NotSoDifferent: Jiazin and Azula, or at least Jiazin fears [[spoiler:particularly after developing the ability to create blue fire]].
%% * NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Aang.]]

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%% * NotSoDifferent: Though Jiazin is a much better person (not that that's a very high bar to clear), she and Azula, the younger Azula bear a number of striking parallels in appearance, demeanor, background, and abilities - or at least Jiazin fears so [[spoiler:particularly after developing the ability to create blue fire]].
%% * NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Aang.[[spoiler:Aang is still alive, albeit in a coma under the Imperial Palace. He's revived after Tui and La are restored.]]



%% * PillarOfLight: When [[spoiler:the Moon and Ocean Spirits are freed]].
%% * TheQuietOne: Tong
%% * ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: [[spoiler:Yue]]

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%% * PillarOfLight: When [[spoiler:the Moon and Ocean Spirits are freed]].freed, the effect lights up the sky for miles around]].
%% * TheQuietOne: Tong
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Tong is a quiet and thoughtful sort who rarely has much to say but is deeply in tune with his element.
* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: [[spoiler:Yue]][[spoiler: Yue doesn't look much more than a teenager, but she's over a century old thanks to the spirits' influence]].



%% * SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:Shu Bei Fong]]

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%% * SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:Shu Bei Fong]]Fong gets killed off during the liberation of Ba Sing Se as a sign that victory doesn't come without cost.]]



%% * SmugSnake: Admiral Yuan, the granson of Zhao who continues the family's tradition quite nicely.
%% * TheSociopath: Gian, and possibly Yuan. Azula has some sociopathic traits, as per canon, but here that doesn't really even ''begin'' to cover how disturbed she is.
%% * SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:Shiyan, through a rather cruel yet fortunate twist of fate.]]

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%% * SmugSnake: Admiral Yuan, the granson of Zhao who continues the family's tradition quite nicely.
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nicely. His ego, ambitions, and viciousness well exceed his actual ''competence''.
* TheSociopath: Gian, Gian is utterly and possibly Yuan.completely heartless, and Yuan isn't much better. Azula has some sociopathic traits, as per canon, but here that doesn't really even ''begin'' to cover how disturbed she is.
%% * SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:Shiyan, through a rather cruel yet fortunate twist of fate.fate, ends up being the one to kill Azula and save the day.]]



%% * ThoseTwoBadGuys: Shiyan and Cheng
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: [[spoiler:After Jiazin allies with the rebels, she and Chaiy are often contrasted, though it's more like LadyOfWar and CuteBruiser]].

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%% * ThoseTwoBadGuys: Shiyan and Cheng
Cheng serve as the villainous duo pursuing Kanoda and eventually Yue over the first half of the fic.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: [[spoiler:After Jiazin allies with the rebels, she and Chaiy are often contrasted, though since they're both Action Girls it's more like LadyOfWar and CuteBruiser]].



%% * UndyingLoyalty: The Chosen, towards Azula.

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%% * UndyingLoyalty: The Chosen, towards Azula.Azula, being indoctrinated to see her as something close to an infallible living god.



%% * WrongGenreSavvy: Kanoda at first. He becomes more straightforwardly savvy with CharacterDevelopment.

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%% * WrongGenreSavvy: Kanoda at first.first; he's an avid student of Water Tribe histories and lore but is wrongly convinced that this story is ''his'' adventure and he's TheHero, when it's actually much bigger than that. He becomes more straightforwardly savvy with CharacterDevelopment.



%% * BigBadDuumvirate: [[EvilOverlord Li Shang]] and [[HighPriest Aitan]]

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%% * BigBadDuumvirate: [[EvilOverlord Li Shang]] and [[HighPriest Aitan]]Aitan]], who rule the occupied Omashu as a team.



%% * TheParalyzer: Aitan
%% * ReligionOfEvil: Aitan's Azula worshipping cult.

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%% * TheParalyzer: Aitan
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Aitan is a trained chi-blocker, which lets her immobilize even powerful benders with ease.
* ReligionOfEvil: Aitan's Azula worshipping cult.cult, which regards a dead tyrant [[spoiler: who tried to blow up the world]] as a divinity.


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* AffablyEvil: Qing Xi.

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%% * AffablyEvil: Qing Xi.



* AnyoneCanDie

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%% * AnyoneCanDie



* AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: [[spoiler:Jiazin]]
* BadassNormal:
** Gian
** All the Chosen (who are forbidden from firebending even if they have the ability - Azula's smart enough that she doesn't run the risk of creating another her).
** Kanoda although he's usually OvershadowedByAwesome.
* BigBad: Azula
* BigBadWannabe: Yuan

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%% * AwesomeMomentOfCrowning: [[spoiler:Jiazin]]
%% * BadassNormal:
%% ** Gian
%% ** All the Chosen (who are forbidden from firebending even if they have the ability - Azula's smart enough that she doesn't run the risk of creating another her).
%% ** Kanoda although he's usually OvershadowedByAwesome.
%% * BigBad: Azula
%% * BigBadWannabe: Yuan



* ButtMonkey: The universe really doesn't like Cheng.
* TheCaligula: Azula

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%% * ButtMonkey: The universe really doesn't like Cheng.
%% * TheCaligula: Azula



* DarkActionGirl: All of the Chosen, with Shiyan as their main representative.
* {{Deuteragonist}}: Kanoda; Jiazin is the protagonist and Tong is the tritagonist.

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%% * DarkActionGirl: All of the Chosen, with Shiyan as their main representative.
%% * {{Deuteragonist}}: Kanoda; Jiazin is the protagonist and Tong is the tritagonist.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Governor Yan Li (Jiazin's father), General Xia and High Minister Qing Xi]].

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%% * EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler:Governor Yan Li (Jiazin's father), General Xia and High Minister Qing Xi]].



* FiveManBand (the most clear one):
** TheHero - Jiazin (she fits the role most)
** TheLancer - Chaiy
** TheBigGuy - Tong
** TheSmartGuy - Kanoda
** TheChick - [[spoiler:Yue]]
** EleventhHourRanger - [[spoiler:Aang]]

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%% * FiveManBand (the most clear one):
%% ** TheHero - Jiazin (she fits the role most)
%% ** TheLancer - Chaiy
%% ** TheBigGuy - Tong
%% ** TheSmartGuy - Kanoda
%% ** TheChick - [[spoiler:Yue]]
%% ** EleventhHourRanger - [[spoiler:Aang]]



* HeelFaceTurn: Jiazin, [[spoiler:High General Xia, Governor Yan Li]].
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Yue, to ultimately liberate the Moon and Ocean Spirits]].

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%% * HeelFaceTurn: Jiazin, [[spoiler:High General Xia, Governor Yan Li]].
%% * HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Yue, to ultimately liberate the Moon and Ocean Spirits]].



* HotBlooded: Chaiy, though when you consider what's been done to her people it's hard to blame her.

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%% * HotBlooded: Chaiy, though when you consider what's been done to her people it's hard to blame her.



* KillItWithFire: [[spoiler:How Jiazin kills Gian - the description of his death is quite scary, too]].

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%% * KillItWithFire: [[spoiler:How Jiazin kills Gian - the description of his death is quite scary, too]].



* NietzscheWannabe: Azula is a borderline example.
* NobleDemon: High General Xia.

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* NietzscheWannabe: Azula is a borderline example.
%% * NobleDemon: High General Xia.



* NotSoDifferent: Jiazin and Azula, or at least Jiazin fears [[spoiler:particularly after developing the ability to create blue fire]].
* NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Aang.]]

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%% * NotSoDifferent: Jiazin and Azula, or at least Jiazin fears [[spoiler:particularly after developing the ability to create blue fire]].
%% * NotQuiteDead: [[spoiler:Aang.]]



* PillarOfLight: When [[spoiler:the Moon and Ocean Spirits are freed]].
* TheQuietOne: Tong
* [[spoiler:ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: Yue]]

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%% * PillarOfLight: When [[spoiler:the Moon and Ocean Spirits are freed]].
%% * TheQuietOne: Tong
%% * [[spoiler:ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: Yue]]ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: [[spoiler:Yue]]



* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:Shu Bei Fong]]

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%% * SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:Shu Bei Fong]]



* SequelHook: Most of the main plot is wrapped up, but we still don't know [[spoiler:what happened to Cheng]], and the epilogue mentions [[spoiler:that strange cults have started to spring up in parts of the former Empire, worshipping a deified Azula, while Aang is WalkingTheEarth to help restore peace and balance, aided by Kanoda]].
** It seems these ''will'' be picked up in the sequel; see below.

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* SequelHook: Most of the main plot is was wrapped up, but we still don't know [[spoiler:what happened to Cheng]], and the epilogue mentions [[spoiler:that strange cults have started to spring up in parts of the former Empire, worshipping a deified Azula, while Aang is WalkingTheEarth to help restore peace and balance, aided by Kanoda]].
**
Kanoda]]. It seems these ''will'' be picked up in the sequel; see below.



* SmugSnake: Admiral Yuan, the granson of Zhao who continues the family's tradition quite nicely.
* TheSociopath: Gian, and possibly Yuan. Azula has some sociopathic traits, as per canon, but here that doesn't really even ''begin'' to cover how disturbed she is.
* SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:Shiyan, through a rather cruel yet fortunate twist of fate.]]
* SpiritualSuccessor: In general, the fic was written as a thematic counterpoint to the main series, using the same setting in a different time period, and similar character archetypes with different twists. In particular, several characters parallel canon characters' arcs, personalitiles, or abilities:
** Jiazin = Zuko + some Mai
** Kanoda = Sokka + Katara
** Tong = Toph
** [[spoiler:Aang]] = Aang
** [[spoiler:Yue]] = elements of [[spoiler:herself and]] Aang
** Qing Xi= Long Feng [[spoiler:made successful]]
** Yuan = Zhao
** Shiyan = Azula + Evil!Suki
** Cheng = Ty Lee + Evil!Suki
** Azula = Herself + Ozai
** Chaiy = Jet + Toph
** Gian = Combustion Man + Jun
* StandardEvilEmpireHierarchy:
** TheEmperor: Dragon Empress Azula
** The Right Hand: The Mistress of the Chosen
** The General: High General Xia
** The Guard: High Admiral Yuan
** The Oddball: High Minister Qing Xi

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%% * SmugSnake: Admiral Yuan, the granson of Zhao who continues the family's tradition quite nicely.
%% * TheSociopath: Gian, and possibly Yuan. Azula has some sociopathic traits, as per canon, but here that doesn't really even ''begin'' to cover how disturbed she is.
%% * SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:Shiyan, through a rather cruel yet fortunate twist of fate.]]
%% * SpiritualSuccessor: In general, the fic was written as a thematic counterpoint to the main series, using the same setting in a different time period, and similar character archetypes with different twists. In particular, several characters parallel canon characters' arcs, personalitiles, or abilities:
%% ** Jiazin = Zuko + some Mai
%% ** Kanoda = Sokka + Katara
%% ** Tong = Toph
%% ** [[spoiler:Aang]] = Aang
%% ** [[spoiler:Yue]] = elements of [[spoiler:herself and]] Aang
%% ** Qing Xi= Long Feng [[spoiler:made successful]]
%% ** Yuan = Zhao
%% ** Shiyan = Azula + Evil!Suki
%% ** Cheng = Ty Lee + Evil!Suki
%% ** Azula = Herself + Ozai
%% ** Chaiy = Jet + Toph
%% ** Gian = Combustion Man + Jun
%% * StandardEvilEmpireHierarchy:
%% ** TheEmperor: Dragon Empress Azula
%% ** The Right Hand: The Mistress of the Chosen
%% ** The General: High General Xia
%% ** The Guard: High Admiral Yuan
%% ** The Oddball: High Minister Qing Xi



* [[spoiler:ThanatosGambit: After Azula accepts that she's going to die, [[SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum she figures she'll take as many people as possible with her]], but in a way that will result in her being remembered as a martyr who tried to stop those deaths while the real heroes will be seen as the ones responsible]].

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* [[spoiler:ThanatosGambit: ThanatosGambit: [[spoiler: After Azula accepts that she's going to die, [[SuicidalCosmicTemperTantrum she figures she'll take as many people as possible with her]], but in a way that will result in her being remembered as a martyr who tried to stop those deaths while the real heroes will be seen as the ones responsible]].



* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Shiyan and Cheng

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%% * ThoseTwoBadGuys: Shiyan and Cheng



* [[spoiler:TragicMonster: Though YMMV, Azula at least has ''vibes'' of this]].



* UndyingLoyalty: The Chosen, towards Azula.

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%% * UndyingLoyalty: The Chosen, towards Azula.



* [[spoiler:WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: Narrated by Jiazin in the historical records.]]
* WrongGenreSavvy: Kanoda at first. He becomes more straightforwardly savvy with CharacterDevelopment.

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* [[spoiler:WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: Narrated WhereAreTheyNowEpilogue: [[spoiler:Narrated by Jiazin in the historical records.]]
%% * WrongGenreSavvy: Kanoda at first. He becomes more straightforwardly savvy with CharacterDevelopment.



* BigBadDuumvirate: [[EvilOverlord Li Shang]] and [[HighPriest Aitan]]

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%% * BigBadDuumvirate: [[EvilOverlord Li Shang]] and [[HighPriest Aitan]]



* LateArrivalSpoiler[=/=]TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Unsurprisingly, the sequel's summary spoils that [[spoiler:Aang is alive, WalkingTheEarth and the (apparent) central character; not to mention the cults.]] Right now, avoiding the author's profile is the best way to avoid spoiling oneself about this, but avoiding the summary whilst browsing helps as well.
* TheParalyzer: Aitan
* ReligionOfEvil: Aitan's Azula worshipping cult.

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* LateArrivalSpoiler[=/=]TrailersAlwaysSpoil: LateArrivalSpoiler: Unsurprisingly, the sequel's summary spoils that [[spoiler:Aang is alive, WalkingTheEarth and the (apparent) central character; not to mention the cults.]] Right now, avoiding the author's profile is the best way to avoid spoiling oneself about this, but avoiding the summary whilst browsing helps as well.
* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Unsurprisingly, the sequel's summary spoils that [[spoiler:Aang is alive, WalkingTheEarth and the (apparent) central character; not to mention the cults.]] Right now, avoiding the author's profile is the best way to avoid spoiling oneself about this, but avoiding the summary whilst browsing helps as well.
%%
* TheParalyzer: Aitan
%% * ReligionOfEvil: Aitan's Azula worshipping cult.


* FiveBadBand:
** The BigBad - Dragon Empress Azula
** TheDragon - High General Xia
** TheEvilGenius - High Minister Qing Xi
** TheBrute - High Admiral Yuan
** TheDarkChick - The Mistress of the Chosen
** TheSixthRanger - Gian


* BadassGrandma:
** Azula. Even at over a hundred, she's still the single most dangerous individual on the planet.
** Toph was revealed to have been one as well, being Shu and Chaiy's ancestor, and [[spoiler:almost succeeding in killing the Dragon Empress herself]].
** And [[spoiler:Yue]] though she [[OlderThanTheyLook doesn't look it]].


Added DiffLines:

* OldMaster:
** Azula. Even at over a hundred, she's still the single most dangerous individual on the planet.
** Toph was revealed to have been one as well, being Shu and Chaiy's ancestor, and [[spoiler:almost succeeding in killing the Dragon Empress herself]].
** And [[spoiler:Yue]] though she [[OlderThanTheyLook doesn't look it]].


* WrongGenreSavvy: Kanoda at first. He becomes more straightforwardly GenreSavvy with CharacterDevelopment.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: Kanoda at first. He becomes more straightforwardly GenreSavvy savvy with CharacterDevelopment.


* DangerousForbiddenTechnique: [[spoiler:Yue can temporarily call on a larger amount of the Moon Spirit's power, effectively creating a mini-Avatar State- but it's horribly hard on her body, and ultimately kills her]].
* DangerouslyGenreSavvy:
** Gian, at least until [[spoiler:Jiazin unexpectedly pulls out the blue fire and incinerates him]].
** And Azula, [[TheChessmaster of course]]. Of course, as in canon, she may also have traces of WrongGenreSavvy - whatever variables she'd considered, she certainly didn't take into account [[spoiler:being offed by one of her own [[UndyingLoyalty Undyingly Loyal]] Chosen]].

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* AdaptationalVillainy: In this fanfic, Azula's redeeming and sympathetic qualities are all thrown out the window and replaced with sheer malice that rivals her father.


* ThePresidentsDaughter: Jiazin is literally the daughter of the Governor of Long Du Shi (aka Ba Sing Se). Subverted in that she is a major (arguably the main) character in her own right, rather than just because of her social status.


''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5071591/1/Avatar_The_Fall_of_the_Fire_Empire Avatar: The Fall of the Fire Empire]]'' is an ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic by contributor Tropers/MasterGhandalf who surprisingly also wrote the [[Fanfic/AzulaTrilogy Azula Trilogy]]. It's an AU story in which [[TheBadGuyWins Aang was quickly defeated at some point in season one]], and the Fire Nation took over the world and became the Fire Empire. Several decades later, an elderly Azula still rules the Empire with an iron fist as the Dragon Empress, with the Earth Kingdom completely enslaved and the Water Tribes reduced to a few scattered villages. In this dark future, we follow three main viewpoint characters, one from each of the remaining nations:

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''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/5071591/1/Avatar_The_Fall_of_the_Fire_Empire Avatar: The Fall of the Fire Empire]]'' is an ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic by contributor Tropers/MasterGhandalf who surprisingly also wrote the [[Fanfic/AzulaTrilogy Azula Trilogy]].Trilogy]] and ''FanFic/DestiniesRewritten''. It's an AU story in which [[TheBadGuyWins Aang was quickly defeated at some point in season one]], and the Fire Nation took over the world and became the Fire Empire. Several decades later, an elderly Azula still rules the Empire with an iron fist as the Dragon Empress, with the Earth Kingdom completely enslaved and the Water Tribes reduced to a few scattered villages. In this dark future, we follow three main viewpoint characters, one from each of the remaining nations:


The author is also making a rewrite. It can be found [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9845650/1/Fall-of-the-Fire-Empire-Special-Edition here]].

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The author is also making has now completed a rewrite."special edition" with revision and commentary. It can be found [[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/9845650/1/Fall-of-the-Fire-Empire-Special-Edition here]].


* BigBadWannabe: Wei and his [[TheDragon Dragon]] Sho, f hold several children hostage so they can [[spoiler: force Fire Lord Jiazin to step down from her throne]], and bring back the Fire Empire. When Kanoda throws a spear at them, they make the mistake of sending out the soldiers leaving themselves unguarded. Kanoda then acts as a diversion, while [[spoiler: Avatar Aang]] ambushes the soldiers when they come back and promptly knocks out Wei and Sho.

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* BigBadWannabe: Wei and his [[TheDragon Dragon]] Sho, f hold several children hostage so they can [[spoiler: force Fire Lord Jiazin to step down from her throne]], and bring back the Fire Empire. When Kanoda throws a spear at them, they make the mistake of sending out the soldiers leaving themselves unguarded. Kanoda then acts as a diversion, while [[spoiler: Avatar Aang]] ambushes the soldiers when they come back and promptly knocks out Wei and Sho.

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