The story tells the tales of several Air Nomad survivors. It also tells of the descendants of these survivors.
This fanfic provides examples of:
- Child by Rape: One of the women survives by being kidnapped by an admiral, who passes her as an injured Fire Nation soldier. Tong has her kept in a cabin and impregnates her. He ends up forcing her into marriage with the threat of death.
- Curse Cut Short: Lui Hui is cut off by Tong in one conversation.Tong: "I'm taking you with me to meet my family."Lu Hui: "You son of a-"Tong: "No one has to know you're an Air Nomad."
- Dark Fic: The story deals with the Fire Nation genocide of the Air Nomads. It also touches upon other darker elements as well.
- Death of a Child: A lot, if not all, of the younger kids survive, but most of the older children don't make it out of the temple.
- Hiding Your Heritage: The sand-benders, June, the Yu-Yan Archers and Ty Lee are all descended from Air Nomad who survived a century prior. They all hide it, if they even know about their heritage.
- Spiteful Spit: Lu Hui spits in Tong's face when he says that he wants to take care of her and their child.