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Book One: Healing
Chapter One: The Girl in the Snow
- Korra saving Asami's life. Despite the fact the girl is only four years old, she does not hesitate to be a hero. She is able to create a shelter and a fire to keep Asami alive.
- Korra being able to successfully hide which prevent Asami or the search party from being able to find her.
Chapter Two: Escape to Republic City
- Korra is capable of airbending without becoming Tenzin's student in this storyline. Merely following Zaheer's instructions proved to be sufficient.
- Korra and Naga managing to escape from the Red Lotus.
Chapter Three: The Missing Child
- Even though Senna failed to save Korra from the Red Lotus, she did the best she could to protect her daughter.
Chapter Four: First Meeting
- Twice in the Chapter Korra is rudely awoken by Police and gang members, she delivers a Curb-Stomp Battle to both of them.
- Mako and Bolin rushing to help Korra when she is attacked by a fire-bending gang, not that she needed it.
Chapter Five: Adventures and Misfortunes
- Korra catching Bolin's hand as he moves to shake her awake.
- Korra's fire-bending demonstration for Yang and Li, both them and Bolin take note of its beauty and potency.
- Korra delivering a Curb-Stomp Battle to the water-bending guards that caught them smuggling.
- The police officer that was able to recognize Korra from an early encounter.
- An offscreen example, the earth-bender that easily defeated Mako in an underground bending fight.
Chapter Six: Memento
- The fact Zaheer was able to figure out Korra was the Avatar similar to how the Air Nomads figured out Aang was the Avatar was rather impressive.
- Korra's first chronological display of smarts as a three year old when she denies being able to bend more than one element.
Chapter Seven: Search of the Lotus
- A villainous example, the amount of contingency planning that Zaheer has done is quite impressive, as lampshaded by Ming-Hua.
Chapter Eight: The Chiblocker Lady
- Despite being in her mid-sixties, Azula still manages to inspire terror in her enemies.
Chapter Nine: Uncharted Territories
- Korra and her new friends fighting off the gang that attacked Mako.
- The crowd helping to put out the fire burning down Mako and Bolin's home.
Chapter Ten: Connection
- Korra and Asami realizing they met each other over fourteen years ago was handled rather well, and a moment the readers had been waiting nine chapters for.
Chapter Eleven: For Whom the Fire Burns
- Asami making it clear she would not stand for her father to insult her friends.
Chapter Twelve: City of Fireworks
- A minor one involves Jinora impressing Korra with her airbending abilities.
Chapter Thirteen: The Game
- The Fire Ferrets effortlessly winning their first game.
Chapter Fourteen: Terror
- Despite getting their asses handed to them by the Red Lotus, Asami, Mako, and Bolin refuse to give up on trying to save Korra.
- Mako and Bolin's fake-out to save Jinora from the Red Lotus agents.
Chapter Fifteen: Assassination
- Korra manages to curb stomp Desna and Eska.
- Korra entering into the Avatar State for the first time and escaping from the Metalbending police.
Chapter Sixteen: Broken Chains
- The description of Korra experiencing the Avatar State.
- Naga being able to track down Korra after she escapes from the Red Lotus and the Metalbending police. She refuses to let a body of water stop her and she swims to reunite with Korra.
Chapter Seventeen: Korra's Decision
- Korra resolving to defeat the Red Lotus.
- Despite difficulties, Korra is able to use Tenzin's glider to fly to her destination which further proves her Adaptational Badass status in this story.
Chapter Eighteen: Rebellion
- Korra managing to defeat Ghazan, P'li, Ming-Hua, and Zaheer despite suffering the effects of an unknown dart that Zaheer shot her with.
Chapter Nineteen: Freedom
- Kuvira taking down and capturing two Red Lotus members.
- Korra is perfectly able to use a glider to fly without any problems despite not officially becoming Tenzin's student.
Book Two: Metal
Book Three: Lightning