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Guys the past twelve years of my life just made sense

We all know Sozin’s plan and “the avatar is the Fire Nation’s greatest threat” blah blah blah but listen. Twelve years after Roku died, Sozin attack the Air Nomads. He thought he killed the Avatar. Then where did he send troops? The Southern Water Tribe. The avatar was to be born of water next. They didn’t bother with the Northern Water Tribe until 100 years later when Zhao went ape shit, I think that they stopped because they knew Aang was hiding somewhere. Where was their third target? The Earth Kingdom, more specifically, Ba Sing Se, the heart of the Earth Kingdom. My friend asked me when we were watching AtLA “they know that if they kill Aang that the avatar will just be reborn, right?” So then I thought of the Red Lotus from Korra, their plan was to kill her in the Avatar State to end the cycle. Sozin wasn’t stupid, and Sozin’s best friend was the Avatar. He would have known that the Avatar would just be reborn. So why didn’t he try to end the cycle like Zaheer? I’m like 100% certain that Fire Lord Sozin’s ORIGINAL plan was to go through the other three nations, the order of the cycle, killing any benders that could be the avatar. He was trying to cheat his way through the cycle to get another Fire Nation Avatar. He even made a point to Roku that the Avatar and the Fire Lord could, in fact, take over the world. He needed a new Avatar to mold to help him take over the world.

  • korra: *is able to bend three out of four elements at the age of four*
  • korra: *breaks out of amon's bloodbending hold without going into the avatar state and defeats him with first-time airbending*
  • korra: *defeats the spirit of darkness with only the sheer strength of her own inner spirit and ensures another 10,000 years of order and light*
  • korra: *learns metalbending in a day and becomes the first metalbending avatar*
  • korra: *defeats zaheer with heavy amounts of deadly poison in her body*
  • korra: *overcomes past trauma caused by her enemies and comes back stronger than before*
  • korra: *rips open a new spirit portal with her bare hands*
  • haters: korra is the weakest avatar ever
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Happy 12th Anniversary to one of the greatest franchises of all time! Enjoy this video showcasing the abilities of The Avatar throughout multiple lifetimes.