27 posts tagged with avatarthelastairbender by Atreides.
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Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Ember Island Players  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 17

The Avatar saga told and performed by the Ember Island Players, a trip through memory lane based on reliable information, partly obtained from a merchant of cabbages. As Sozin's Comet approaches, the gang get to reflect on the past, while preparing for the future and final showdown with the Fire Lord Ozai.
posted by Atreides on Oct 5, 2015 - 14 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Boiling Rock  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 14

Sokka learns of the existence of the Boiling Rock, a high security prison for the worse of the worse of the Fire Nation's enemies and villains. Enrolling the help of Zuko, the pair set off on a mission to rescue Sokka and Katara's father, who they believe must have been taken there after the failure on the Day of the Black Sun.
posted by Atreides on Sep 28, 2015 - 17 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Western Air Temple  Season 3, Ep 12

In the aftermath of the failed mission against the Fire Lord, Team Avatar regroups at the Western Air Temple, while Zuko struggles to find a way to convince them that he's no longer their enemy. While the Fire Nation prince desires to help the Avatar, his decision from the recent past leads to danger to Aang and everyone else.
posted by Atreides on Sep 21, 2015 - 12 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Runaway  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 7

As the gang make their way through the Fire Nation, Toph discovers a lucrative pastime that runs straight into Katara's disapproval. Just when both seemed ready to make amends, Zuko's assassin arrives to ruin the fun.
posted by Atreides on Sep 7, 2015 - 16 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Beach  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 5

Saved by the Bell's teens Zuko, Azula, Ty Lee, and Mai, are ordered on a vacation to Ember Island where they're forced to confront their short comings and personal turmoils against the idyllic sandy background of the island paradise. Elsewhere, Team Avatar in the midst of aquatic recreation of their own encounter for the first time the assassin hired by Zuko.
posted by Atreides on Aug 31, 2015 - 26 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Painted Lady  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 3

As the gang proceed within the Fire Nation, they come across a fishing village floating in the middle of a river, polluted by a nearby Fire Nation military factor. There they encounter a man of many hats (or brothers) and learn of a local spirit with a fondness for veils and face paint.
posted by Atreides on Aug 24, 2015 - 6 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Awakening  Rewatch   Season 3, Ep 1

Aang awakes for the first time in weeks with a painful scar in his back and in a Fire Nation ship. A quick escape attempt reveals his friends are aboard and a new plan to stop Fire Lord Ozai's and the Fire Nation's desire for world conquest. With the fall of Ba Sing Se a big step in that direction, Zuko returns home after three years in exile and is proclaimed a hero.
posted by Atreides on Aug 17, 2015 - 10 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Guru & The Crossroads of Destiny  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 19

In the Season Two conclusion of Avatar: The Last Airbender, Aang struggles with mastery over the Avatar State as Katara finds herself in danger when the plans of Fire Nation princess Azula to conquer the Earth Kingdom from within are initiated with the help of the treacherous Dai Li. Elsewhere, Zuko struggles with a decision to step forward or backward in his personal life, while Toph Beifong proves herself the greatest Earth Bender alive. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jul 20, 2015 - 30 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Lake Laogai  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 17

Determined to find Appa, Aang's activities draws the ire of Long Feng, who uses a brain washed Jet to try and trick Team Avatar into leaving the city. Instead, Jet's return leads to the discovery of a hidden Dai Li facility beneath Lake Laogai. Meanwhile, Zuko discovers the Avatar's presence and is forced to make a life changing decision. Also, there is no war in Ba Sing Se. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jul 13, 2015 - 14 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Tales of Ba Sing Se  Rewatch   Season 2, Ep 15

A series of vignettes reveal the events and adventures of Zuko, Iroh, Aang, Sokka, Katara, Toph, and Momo, over one day within the great walls of the Earth Kingdom's capital, Ba Sing Se. "Leaves from the vine, falling so slow. Like fragile, tiny shells, drifting in the foam. Little soldier boy, come marching home. Brave soldier boy, comes marching home."
posted by Atreides on Jul 6, 2015 - 17 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Drill  Season 2, Ep 13

With the fabled walls of Ba Sing Se in sight, the gang are shocked to discover a giant Fire Nation drilling machine rumbling toward them and resolve themselves to saving the city. Jet, inspired by Zuko's assistance on the ferry, decides he wants to recruit him to his mission but makes a discovery that halts him in his tracks.
posted by Atreides on Jun 29, 2015 - 9 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Desert  Season 2, Ep 11

Appa-less, the gang is marooned in the great desert and forced to wander its expanse in search of Appa and water. While Sokka and Momo enjoy the native produce, Aang becomes increasingly agitated over the fate of his friend. Elsewhere, Iroh reveals to Zuko there's more to his Pai Sho than meets the eye.
posted by Atreides on Jun 22, 2015 - 13 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Bitter Work  Season 2, Ep 9

Aang's earth bending lessons begin underneath the tutelage of his new teacher, Toph, with patience quickly becoming a commodity in short supply. Elsewhere, Zuko reunites with his uncle Iroh, who decides its time for his nephew to learn a more advanced technique of fire bending. Also, Sokka gets stuck in a hole.
posted by Atreides on Jun 15, 2015 - 7 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Zuko Alone  Season 2, Ep 7

Zuko arrives in a dusty small Earth Kingdom town where he encounters Earth Kingdom soldiers who behave more like bandits than soldiers, and a small boy with an older brother off to war. In the course of interacting with both, Zuko's childhood is revealed in flashbacks, which include how his father rose to the throne of Fire Lord and an introduction to one of the greatest mysteries of Avatar: The Last Airbender. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 8, 2015 - 26 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Avatar Day  Season 2, Ep 5

It's Avatar Day in an Earth Kingdom city, which to Aang's horror, is celebrated with the burning of avatar effigies! Aang is confronted with the actions of his past incarnation, the mighty earthbender Kyoshi, and placed on trial. Meanwhile, Zuko again dons the Blue Spirit mask in an attempt to make his and Iroh's life more comfortable, but is confronted by his uncle's wisdom. Also, it is true, boomerangs always come back. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Jun 1, 2015 - 10 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Return to Omashu  Season 2, Ep 3

Aang refuses to leave the Fire Nation occupied city of Omashu without finding his friend, King Bumi, and Team Avatar infiltrates the city and invent a deadly plague. Azula, under the advice of Li and Lo, leaves the royal procession behind and heads off to form her own team of elite fighters to hunt down Zuko and Iroh consisting of childhood friends, Mai and Ty Lee. Also, two platypus bears.
posted by Atreides on May 25, 2015 - 14 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Avatar State  Season 2, Ep 1

The trio of heroes, Sokka, Aang, and Katara, depart from the Northern Water Tribe for the Earth Kingdom, where Aang will learn earth bending from his old friend Bumi, King of Omashu. Elsewhere, Iroh and Zuko receive a message from Zuko's sister, Princess Azula, that the Firelord has decided to lift the exile and welcome his son home. In the Earth Kingdom, Aang encounters a general who wants to train Aang to master the Avatar State and is willing to do anything necessary to help Aang achieve control over the incredible power. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on May 18, 2015 - 21 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Siege of the North - Part I & Part II   Season 1, Ep 19

General Zhao's fleet arrives and begins its assault on the Northern Water Tribe. Aang finding himself overwhelmed by the Fire Nation's sheer numbers seeks help in the Spirit World to locate the ancient Moon and Ocean spirits. Zuko sets out on a secret mission to hunt down the Avatar, while the romance between Sokka and Yue draws to a bitter sweet end. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Apr 20, 2015 - 16 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Northern Air Temple  Season 1, Ep 17

Excited upon tales of flying people still at the Northern Air Temple, Aang and the gang arrive to discover that he yet remains the last airbender. The new inhabitants glide on the creations of the Mechanist, an inventor with little problem removing the old to make room for the new. As Aang deals with the ramifications of the temple's new residents, the specter of Fire Nation attack looms. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Apr 13, 2015 - 7 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Bato of the Water Tribe  Season 1, Ep 15

The gang unexpectedly crosses path with Bato, a member of Katara's and Sokka's tribe and part of their father's war party. Their excitement at the reunion stirs emotions within Aang that leads to conflict. Elsewhere, Zuko and Iroh meet the bounty hunter June, whom they hire for her ferocious and unrelenting animal companion, part mole and part something else, with the ability to track down anyone by their scent over a continent. In this case, scent target Katara. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Apr 6, 2015 - 15 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Blue Spirit  Season 1, Ep 13

Sokka and Katara fall ill and Aang is forced to leave them under the care of Appa and Momo while he searches for a cure. The urgent quest is interrupted when Aang is captured by Commander Zhao, but just when all seems lost, a mysterious blue-masked fighter appears to the rescue. Also reappearing, Uncle Iroh's tsungi horn and the red jeweled monkey statue.
posted by Atreides on Mar 30, 2015 - 23 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Great Divide  Season 1, Ep 11

The gang's journey northward brings them to the Great Divide, the Grand Canyon of the Avatar world, and into the arguing midst of two rival Earth Kingdom tribes, the Gan Jin and the Zhang. In a bid to display the Avatar's expected ability to unite people, Aang volunteers to guide the two groups through the canyon and through their troubles. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Mar 23, 2015 - 13 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Waterbending Scroll  Season 1, Ep 9

Arrr! Aang, Katara, and Sokka, encounter enterprising pirates while looking for supplies in an Earth Kingdom town. Amongst their stolen wares for sale is a precious waterbending scroll replete with waterbending forms ripe for learning by Katara and Aang. Anxious to develop her skills, Katara takes drastic action to procure it. Meanwhile, mutiny occurs on Zuko's ship as General Iroh countermands an order by directing the ship to the nearest port for the emergency acquisition of a precious item. Also, Momo receives an apology. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Mar 16, 2015 - 15 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: Imprisoned  Season 1, Ep 6

As Aang, Katara, and Sokka, venture deeper into the Earth Kingdom, they encounter Haru, a secretive earth bender from a village controlled by the Fire Nation for its coal deposits and where earth bending is illegal. After Haru is captured, Katara resolves to free him and his fellow earth benders. Also, lemurs may be earth bending. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Mar 9, 2015 - 14 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Warriors of Kyoshi  Season 1, Ep 4

The elephant koi call Aang's name as the Avatar, Sokka and Katara, arrive at Kyoshi island as part of Aang's to do list. Almost immediately the gang is captured by fierce green clad, fan wielding women, the Kyoshi Warriors, who teach Sokka that dressing like a girl also means dressing like a warrior. While Aang is celebrated as the Avatar, Zuko is alerted to his presence on Kyoshi island and sets out to capture the air bending Avatar. Also, foaming at the mouth guy. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Mar 2, 2015 - 23 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Avatar Returns  Season 1, Ep 2

Drawn by the Fire Nation flare set off from the old ship, Prince Zuko zeroes in on the Southern Water tribe's village in his search for the Avatar. Faced with a village wide condemnation for exploring the forbidden ship, Katara reluctantly chooses her people over joining Aang for a trip to the north to find a water bending teacher, while Aang departs expressing his desire to find out what happened to the other air benders. As Zuko bears down on the village, Sokka puts on his warpaint and prepares to defend it against all odds. [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Feb 23, 2015 - 12 comments

Avatar: The Last Airbender Rewatch (and other Avatar issues)

We are officially six days away from the series conclusion of Avatar: The Legend of Korra, and while the tears will sting our eyes, there is a fine pain reliever available: Avatar: The Last Airbender rewatch! [more inside]
posted by Atreides on Dec 13, 2014 - 36 comments

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