Title is a double-entendre pun off of New Year resolutions and Việt Nam’s rapid economic growth rate and modernity with new age technology. The second implication of “native” is the subtle existential crisis I faced while in the country as an non-fluent second-generation Vietnamese American.
"When we were coming up with book 4’s antagonist, we wanted her to be female (since all the others were male) and for Korra to have to face someone with some similar personality traits. It’s like Korra has to deal with overcoming a version of her past self." - Michael Dante DiMartino (x)
DURING THE PHOTO OP JARED HAD TO TIE THE DOOSE’S APRON WE GAVE HIM TO WEAR & IT TOOK HIM A WHILE SO HE STARTED DANCING TO THE HALL & OATS SONG THAT WAS PLAYING AND SO SO DID WE AND WE JUST STOOD THERE DANCING WITH JARED WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE