Tokka Week - Heart-TogetherHeart/TogetherMore Like This
"I'm sorry, Toph. There's nothing else I can do."
Toph could feel everything that had happened. She felt Katara and Aang trying to save him, trying to stop the bleeding, the desperation, the hopelessness.
"Actually," Katara said, "after that battle, I'm amazed that he got back here at all. And he's still holding on..."
"He's strong." It was all the explanation Toph needed to give.
Katara tried to hide the sorrow in her voice; she was nearly successful. "Aang and I have said everything we need to say." Toph nodded without turning to face them. "The kids..."
Toph was brought out of her daze. "Yeah, the kids." She thought for a moment. "Hawky Four is trained to go right to Kah Li's apartment in Ba Sing Se. She'll get word to her brothers."
Aang placed his hand on her shoulder. "If you need anything at all..." He drifted off, n