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In Southern Water Tribe tradition when the daughter of the Chief was ready to marry a competition was held for all those who were interested in her hand. In the old days the winner was the one who got the right to wed her. In this day and age however the final decision was up to the princess and the contest was just there to prove her suitor earned the right. Often if the princess was unsure of who she wanted to marry the contest was also used to settle the indecision.
"Katara, the competition will be held midwinter eve," Hakoda told his daughter one night at dinner. Katara nodded she was eighteen now and had been eligible to wed two years ago, the midwinter after her sixteenth birthday. For various reasons, however her father had postponed her competition.
She knew one of the reasons they were postponed was because Katara was helping to rebuild the village into more of a city like in the North. In the three years since the war had ended the men had come back and many children were bor