Hey Azula fans! Monday October 9th, 2017 is the start of the #AzulaShipChallenge!
Please free to participate in this 8-week writing and art challenge. The rules are simple:
Each Monday, post a story, story chapter, or art piece based on the corresponding prompt of your choosing (see below for dates and prompts).
You will have two options from which to choose for each week - pick one or the other, but not both!
Azula must have at least one ship - it can be anyone; it can be multiple people; it can be a BrOTP!
Tag your work with the #AzulaShipChallenge tag
No word limit for writers- write as much as you want!
You can write 8 separate stories or one 8-chaptered story or anything in between. The choice is yours!
Each chapter can involve a different ship for Azula - highly encouraged!
All ratings are accepted. Please tag any work with adult oriented content with the additional #NSFW tag when applicable.
It is highly encouraged to branch out from your OTP/OT3 and write something unexpected. You may surprise yourself!
As stated before, art contributions for the challenge are also highly encouraged! Please feel free to contribute an art piece in place of a fic for the prompts.
Monday, October 9th, 2017: Mistake /or/ Pact Monday, October 16th, 2017: Partners in Crime /or/ Lightning Strikes Monday, October 23rd, 2017: You Miscalculated /or/ Playing with Fire Monday, October 30th, 2017: Lies /or/ Bad Joke Monday, November 6th, 2017: Bittersweet /or/ Silk Monday, November 13th, 2017: Devotion /or/ Blood Monday, November 20th, 2017: Madness /or/ Two Sides of the Same Coin Monday, November 28th, 2017: Acceptance /or/ Caught
This is the work of the very talented skyneverthelimit. If you like what you saw here, and on her page, you should definitely commission her (she’s open at the moment). She’s looking to help pay for a semester abroad and could use all the help she could get.
“Hmmm. You mean I’m not good enough for you? You’re hurting my feelings.”
Ahhhh, the Azulaang ship. So underappreciated…
Seriously, I could do a photo compilation of how Zutarians would have killed to have moments like Azula and Aang had together. Remember that part in “The Drill” where she slipped on the mud and rammed into him? IF IT WAS ZUKO DOING THAT WITH KATARA WE WOULD HAVE IT PHOTOMANIPPED, META’D, AND INCLUDED IN EVERY SINGLE MUSIC VIDEO IN EXISTENCE.
Alright Avatar fandom, I have a question for you guys. So many of you are Zutara shippers, and although I personally prefer Kataang, I can see the appeal. I think part of the reason I don’t really ship Zutara is because I really wanted Aang to get the girl at the end of the war, which raises my question: if you ship Zutara, then who would you have wanted Aang to end up with, if anyone? I know a lot of people say Taang, but I’m curious :)
“I never want to drink tea ever again in my life. How can anyone drink and talk about tea for five hours!” Aang complained.
“Some of it was entertaining,” Azula sat next to him on his yellow satin loveseat.
“Which parts? When he went into the history of jasmine tea? Or how about when he insisted we do some deep breathing over the black tea so it’s smell could really reach our lungs?”
Azula ran a manicured finger down his chest, “When you admitted you thought about sleeping with me.”
Aang blushed, “Oh.”
Azula nibbled at his earlobe, “I’ve thought about it too.”
Aang closed his eyes as a shiver went down his back, “You’re teasing me.”
She smirked as she moved onto his lap, straddling him. “Why would I do that?”
He brought her closer and traced kisses down her neck, “Because you like to watch me squirm.”
Azula smirked as she unfastened her dress. “That I do. But I will like this even more.”
Aang rubbed her naked shoulders, “Are you sure?”
She held his gaze as her lips lightly touched his, “Do you want me or not?”
He answered her by picking her up and carrying her into his bedroom.
He awakened with his arms around the naked princess. Her raven locks were tousled across the pillow. He didn’t want to wake her so he remained where he was while running his hand up and down her arm.
He smiled at the memory of what had exhausted Azula and left him sore. He knew Zuko would put two and two together when Azula wasn’t there to join him for morning training and breakfast. Aang kissed Azula’s forehead. He closed his eyes and decided to worry about it later. Of one thing he was certain; he wasn’t letting Azula go.
Ty Lee and Aang (They’re both just such happy people, their pairing would be just happy happy joy joy)
Sokka and Toph (Just a little bit but it’s still there)
June and Aang (Yeah, don’t ask. This pairing doesn’t even exist but I like it just because I am in love with June and I can see myself as Aang. So um yeah, it’s technically June and I haha)
Iroh and Tea (I consider this a couple, yes)
Zuko and Honor (Another abstract pairing. Zuko would leave anyone to get his honor back)
That’s all I can think of right now except for THE OTP that I have. Like, this one basically trumps all others and Kataang actually comes really close to beating it but this pairing is just so much more unique and has a lot more… quality to it, for lack of a better word.
* drum roll*
AZULAANG. If you require reasons as to why I ship this one more than anything else, then I have a small list of some the reasons prepared already.
Sharp nails scratched at the skin of his back "Aang.." she said breathlessly as her back arched, pushing her hips closer to his and vocalizing her pleasure loudly. Aang buried his face in the nape of her neck and he drew pictures along her neck with his lips as he slowly delved deeper into her. Azulas nails dug into his skin as she contracted around him, her whole body shook as the wave of euphoria washed over her and she let out a scream. A smirk playing on her lips as she felt him fill her
During the search for their mother it is discovered that Zuko isn’t Ozai’s son. Therefore Zuko isn’t the legitimate heir of Fire Lord and because of the laws of the Fire Nation Zuko must give up the throne to Azula since she is the rightful heir. But is Azula mentally sound enough to rule a nation, will Iroh have to challenge Azula for the Fire Nation Throne or will Zuko be able to win enough support to over turn the laws preventing him remaining as Fire Lord. As Avatar; Aang is thrust into the middle of a potential civil war in the Fire Nation.
Zuko isn’t Ozai’s son and therefore doesn’t have a right to the Fire Nation throne under Line of Succession Laws.
Azula is the rightful heir of the Fire Nation due to heritage and Line of Succession laws with Iroh the only legitimate challenger under the laws.
The Fire Nation is on the brink of civil war. Traditionalists and supporters of Azula clash with Zuko’s supporters.
okay anon Zutarian you asked:“doesn’t that make you a hypocrite since you like Azulaang and its a negative ship?”
..no actually because I know my ship is a CRACK SHIP THAT WAS NEVER GOING TO HAPPEN! AND ALSO I KNOW ITS A NEGATIVE SHIP THAT WOULD NEVER WORK DUE TO THE FACT THAT AZULA AND AANG ARE FROM 2 COMPLETELY DIFFERENT WORLDS. yeah its my otp but it is because I AM A BIT OF A ‘IN NEED OF THERAPY’ INDIVIDUAL WHO ENJOYS CRACK PAIRINGS! I don’t try to justify my ship in canon like majority of the Zutara fanbase. I know its an exxxxtreeeemely unlikely pair and I don’t bastardize on other ships to justify my ship so it can “make sense” to the opposing ship which I don’t think azulaang even fucking has. I know I ship Azulaang for shallow reasons because a.) they are my 2 favorite characters and b.) I would think in an AU scenerio that they could somehow learn from each other possibly as adults but that is only my views in AU. I know its crack and unhealthy, mostly for Aang to be in a relationship with Azula. Comparing Azulaang’s fandom (which is a handful of people who are just kooky) to Zutaraian fandom(which made up in majority of 1,000+ people of mostly batshit delusional people) is the stupidest thing I have ever heard of or seen. Just fucking stop.
Aang had no idea why he did it, really. Azula was insane—absolutely, completely crazy, utterly unhinged, more dangerous than likely anyone on the entire planet bar himself. But she was sad, too, really sad. And more than anything, Aang wanted to give her back her happiness, because he had a feeling that it would be something to see. It wasn’t the most plausible thing, but it was—it was something.
“Come on, Princess, just a little farther.”
Azula came without comment. None of her caretakers could explain why, but she was a little more docile in Aang’s presence, so both they and the Fire Lord encouraged it as much as they could.
Aand curled his fingers gently around Azula’s wrist. “Come on. I wanna show you something.”
He pulled her forwards. “This is where bending masters lived—the best ones, anyway, the ones who taught the Avatar. I thought you might like it.”
Azula narrowed her eyes. It was a palace. It was beautiful. “Do you think I would be able to belong here, one day? she asked.
Aang shrugged easily. “Sure. Why not?”
Azula eyed him for a second, and then her gaze softened.