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An Alternate Universe Legend of Korra fanfiction story written by silkff. It takes place in a setting of feudal Japan with Korra and other characters assuming the roles of that time period with Korra as a wandering Samurai, and the Sato family being land owners.

The story is currently ongoing.


Tropes found in this fanfiction:

  • Act of True Love: Korra exposes her supernatural ability, risking banishment, to save Asami's holding from utter destruction.
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  • Action Girl: This story is filled with them.
  • Action Mom: Similar to canon, Suyin is this in the story too.
  • Adaptational Heroism:
    • Hiroshi Sato hires Korra to fight the bandits rather than being her enemy.
    • Mako is much nicer at the start of the story than in canon.
  • Adorkable: Korra is this around Asami.
  • All Just a Dream: Asami starts off Chapter Four experiencing a dream of kissing Korra.
  • The Aloner: Due to problems in her past, Korra has acted as a Ronin for an unspecified period of time.
  • Alternate Universe Fic: Set in a Feudal Japan type setting.
  • Ambiguously Gay: While Korra has had one night stands with men in the past, she only did it for 'entertainment' and never had any attachment to them. Asami is implied to be the first person Korra has truly felt attracted to.
  • Amicable Exes: Asami and Mako are this.
  • Archer Archetype:
    • Korra is capable of using different weapons, but she takes on this role during the first battle against the bandits.
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    • Wing and Wei take on this role as well.
  • Badass Abnormal: It is revealed that Korra has the ability to manipulate water like she does in canon, but she would prefer to use her weapons when fighting.
  • Badass Adorable: Korra is definitely this.
  • Badass Bisexual: Similar to canon, both Asami and Korra have mentioned having relationships with men, but they become attracted to each other like in canon. The difference is that Asami has actually had relationships with men while Korra only had one night stands.
  • Bath Tub Scene: Korra gets one during Chapter Three.
  • Benevolent Boss: The Sato family is more or less this to the villagers who live on their land.
  • Bi the Way: Asami is confirmed to be this.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Korra has had a few of these moments.
    • In Chapter Two, Korra manages to save Asami’s life by shooting a bandit in the neck.
    • In Chapter Six, Korra saves Asami’s life again by decapitating Draxx before he can kill her.
  • Break the Cutie:
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    • Korra is implied to have gone through this.
    • Asami does not take her father's death well, but Korra manages to help her through it.
  • Conscience Makes You Go Back: When Korra sees the village being attacked the second time, she decides to go back to help Asami and the other villages since she knows they are good people and she's developed an attraction to Asami.
  • Cool Horse: Korra’s animal companion Naga is a horse in this story.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: It is hinted several times than Korra has this. Several details are revealed
  • Death by Adaptation: Hiroshi gets killed during the first story arc of this story rather than towards the end of the story like he does in canon.
  • Femme Fatale: A majority of the female characters in this story are this.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Korra and Asami are generally good people, but they will not hesitate to kill those that pose a threat.
  • Hero with Bad Publicity: Korra appears to have this. It is revealed that Korra's ability to manipulate water with her Chi has caused her to be chased out of other villages.
  • I Choose to Stay: As of Chapter Eight, Korra has decided to stay in Asami's village.
  • Impromptu Tracheotomy: Korra shoots one Bandit in the neck to save Asami.
  • Informed Ability: Asami states her father is a skilled swordsman. He manages to kill about two dozen bandits off screen before getting killed himself.
  • Karmic Death: Draxx beheads Hiroshi and is about to kill Asami before Korra decapitates him herself.
  • Love at First Sight:
    • Korra appears to fall for Asami shortly after laying eyes on her and that intensifies after talking to her for the first time.
    • Asami developed a strong attraction for Korra shortly after meeting her too.
  • Offscreen Moment of Awesome: Hiroshi Sato manages to kill a large number of the bandits during the second attack before getting killed by Draxx.
  • Off with His Head!:
    • Hiroshi receives this unfortunate fate at the hands of Draxx. Lin has to go through the trouble of reattaching it for his funeral.
    • Draxx suffers this fate shortly afterwards courtesy of Korra.
  • Punch-Clock Hero: While Korra is a decent person, she has stated that she has been hired to do jobs for others before moving on.
  • Sex for Solace: It is implied to be the reasoning for Korra one night stands in the past.
  • She Cleans Up Nicely: Korra is noted for looking pretty good in a blue Kimino when she is not fighting.
  • Shipper on Deck: A number of characters appear to ship Korra and Asami, including Korra’s horse Naga.
  • Sole Survivor: Similar to canon, Asami is the last known living member of the Sato household.
  • Starter Villain: Draxx and his bandits
  • Undying Loyalty: The local villagers seem to have this for the Sato household.
  • Uptown Girl: Asami is the daughter to a landowner while Korra is simply a wandering female Samurai.
  • Walking the Earth: When Korra was not taking jobs for different people, she was traveling from one place to another.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye:
    • Hiroshi Sato makes a few brief appearances before getting killed during the first story arc.
    • Draxx is killed by Korra in the same chapter he makes his debut.
  • World of Badass: It is hard to find a character in this story that does not have some badass qualities.
  • You Are in Command Now: Asami takes over the Estate after her father's death.
  • You Can't Go Home Again: That is implied to be the case with Korra. Partly confirmed in Chapter Eight, but no details are currently given yet.
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