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SPOILERS FOR 'LEGEND OF KORRA: AND THE WINNER IS...'

ALSO KNOWN AS 'THE LEGEND OF KORRA: IT TOOK ME THREE DAYS TO TYPE THIS THING BECAUSE I LOST MY ABILITY TO FORM COHERENT SENTENCES SHORTLY AFTER WATCHING THE EPISODE.'

SPOILERS

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AND WHY ARE YOU EVEN SUBSCRIBED TO ME IF YOU ARE NOT WATCHING THIS SHOW

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....Alright, I'll just give my thoughts about Chief Lin Bei Fong the Iron Lady first, because we really got to see her abilities showcased here. No, seriously. She was the best part about this episode, and this episode was my favorite thus far.

It's amazing how far the art of metalbending has come since Toph invented the discipline: the kind of precision and control Lin used with those steel cords during her fight on the roof, coupled with the insane acrobatics (did Tenzin or Aang teach her some of that high-flying fancy-dancer footwork, perhaps?), was pretty much mindblowing. Will we ever get to see her do any traditional earthbending? Will we get to see her animate the giant metal statue of Toph that stands in front of the police station, and then go smashing through the city while sitting on its shoulders? Will we ever learn who her father is? Will we ever find out what kind of jay-walking/improper parallel parking/wearing white after Labor Day-type of charges she tried to have Pema arrested for?

MOAR. GIVE ME MOAR.

I'm also looking forward to more team-ups between Korra and Lin. Finding out that Aang and Lin were close ("I can't believe your sweet-tempered father was reincarnated into that girl!") just sort of quietly breaks my heart. And as much as I love Pema, the Toph/Aang shipper in me has to mourn a bit over the lost chance of seeing Lin and Tenzin together as a couple: but they wanted different things, and we'll hopefully get to see them mend up what was likely once a very powerful friendship and camaraderie.

Speaking of friendship and camaraderie, it was great to see our three fabulous Fire Ferrets working together so smoothly in this episode. (Who saw those three little cosplayers cheering in the stands? I do believe Mike and Bryan have created accurate representations of us.)

...But Mako. Bolin. Guys.

Please promise me that you'll eventually start backing Korra up in these fights, alright? She is strong, she is confident, and she might not even need the back-up at all, but that doesn't change the fact that you should try. Because you are the Avatar's friends, and that is what the Avatar's friends are supposed to do: no matter how outnumbered they are, or how much the enemy's skills outweigh their own. You might not realize it quite yet, but being as cut off from the Spirit World as Korra is means that she has been fighting alone all her life.

Get it? Got it? Good.  

Asami put in a brief (and briefly ominous) appearance here, but I just wanted to put in my two cents about her amidst all the speculation:

I really, truly, fervently hope she doesn't turn out to be an Equalist. Or, a willing Equalist: maybe her father is funding Amon and supplying him with his technology, and she has been made an unwilling pawn in the whole game.

But to see yet another occurrence of the tired "You should mistrust beautiful confident feminine women because they are out to steal your man and take advantage of you and stab you in the back", especially in a show whose storytelling I so love and admire, would be an almost crushing disappointment. Asami's character can be treated better than that. And I want to see what she can do in a motorcycle chase.

Not much else to say in shipping-related news, as this episode kept everything subdued, but something about Korra's comment "I'M GOING TO KNOCK TAHNO'S STUPID HAIR OFF OF HIS STUPID HEAD" seemed oddly timed....Like, he hadn't done anything particularly obnoxious towards her, specifically, just then: all he'd done was enter with that hubub/flashiness/rigamarole and outglitz Pabu's adorable circus tricks in front of the entire stadium.

.....

"A waterbender tried to embarrass my boyfriend and his pet fire ferret once.

ONCE."

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Happy birthday.
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Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D  
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Happy Birthday!!
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Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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AdrenalineRush1996 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2016
Happy birthday.
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TurtleShampoo Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2015
Hey, xcgirl08!

It's been a month or so, but sorry if I clogged up your comment section on your "Some Kind Of Monkey Rat Circus" piece. Another user and I started talking and I didn't realize it was still attached to your comment section. Still a great piece! n.n <3

Blessings,

  Tay
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CityTheMoon03 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Dear God, the sweet girl reading this is kind and I'm proud of her. Please help her live life to the fullest and bless her in her chosen field. Now, you're on the clock. In 9 minutes something will make you happy. Please share this with 15 girls you love. Remember, only for *girls*. If I don't get this back I'm obviously not a close friend. Now, I have a game for you, it's been played since 1977. Once you read this, you have to send it to 15 people. Your next 5 days will be like this: Day 1 - you will wake up to the biggest shock of your life. Day 2 - you will cross paths with an old friend you have missed. Day 3 - you will find yourself with a lot of money. Day 4 - your day will be perfect. Day 5 - the love of your life will kiss you. ....if you don't forward this, your next 5 days will be the exact opposite. Don't break this. Send it to 14 friends in 10 minutes. It's not that hard. Whoever sent this to you must care about you.
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