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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    I felt like the character development for Amon should have been stretched out a bit more. It was too simple for me. He had a bad father and turned from a good kid to a bad kid? So that makes him want to take away everyone's bending? :/ Not the best development.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    1) I knew Amon was a bender, but I didn't like the way they revealed his identity so quickly

    2) He "took" people's bending away using blood bending. They should have elaborated more on how that is possible since it's not true energy bending.

    3) Season finale was decent IMO but not great.

    4) Aang had to work hard to master the Avatar State. He has to go through the pain of losing the other Airbenders, forgetting about his friends, and the girl he loves in order to achieve it. We saw a development of 3 seasons on this. From Aang triggering it due to rage to him mastering it and all of the 4 elements. Korra basically got hers through Aangs which was kind of BS to be honest, and he saves the day again and gives her bending back.

    5) General Iroh was kind of useless in my opinion. They hyped him up but he didn't do much.

    6) I did like how Korra learned how to airbend, but it didn't make sense. Amon "took" her bending away it shouldn't have been possible.

    Just a few of my opinions on the finale.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by Xanthe View Post
    I felt like the character development for Amon should have been stretched out a bit more. It was too simple for me. He had a bad father and turned from a good kid to a bad kid? So that makes him want to take away everyone's bending? :/ Not the best development.
    I don't think it's about equality and taking away people's bending, but much deeper than that. If you remember back to whatever episode where Korra was kidnapped by Tarrlok, you see the story of how Aang took away Yakone's bending. He wanted to rule Republic City from it's rotten underbelly like Tarrlok said. Amon may be just fulfilling his wishes by taking on this stance of hating benders instead of controlling the crime syndicate. That way there's more people who are willing to follow him and has a stronger army.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Another thing I disliked about TLOK was the character development.

    Aang- being the avatar had a mixture of personalities from joking around to serious within seconds.
    Katarra- was the parental figure who took care of everyone in the group. She was also the most optimistic one
    Sokka- Was the comedian of the group, always making jokes and light of any situation, he was also the strategist when it was time to fight.
    Toph- The tough one in the group, she's more of the realist if you compare her to Katarra.
    Zuko- The guy in the group who takes everything too serious. Somewhat of a realist like toph but he joined the group in the 3rd season.

    Everyone in the orignal A:TLA group had different personalities and traits that meshed together to form a great team. In TLOK I honestly didn't feel that much character development if you compare the two series. It's like they took that aspect out in order to focus on the love triangle between Either Korra, Mako, and Bolin or Korra, Mako, and Asami.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by -The Agent- View Post
    1) I knew Amon was a bender, but I didn't like the way they revealed his identity so quickly

    2) He "took" people's bending away using blood bending. They should have elaborated more on how that is possible since it's not true energy bending.

    3) Season finale was decent IMO but not great.

    4) Aang had to work hard to master the Avatar State. He has to go through the pain of losing the other Airbenders, forgetting about his friends, and the girl he loves in order to achieve it. We saw a development of 3 seasons on this. From Aang triggering it due to rage to him mastering it and all of the 4 elements. Korra basically got hers through Aangs which was kind of BS to be honest, and he saves the day again and gives her bending back.

    5) General Iroh was kind of useless in my opinion. They hyped him up but he didn't do much.

    6) I did like how Korra learned how to airbend, but it didn't make sense. Amon "took" her bending away it shouldn't have been possible.

    Just a few of my opinions on the finale.
    no the whoel season korra was going though those chakras in a way and they weren't all unlocked till the end

    fear of losing her bending ( so fear and loss)
    love ( mako with asmi she had to try to let go of him they way aang tried but couldn't)
    anger ( hot headed and mad taht she had no spirtally thing and had an air bending block tarrlok insult her about it she was pissed you can tell by the line " you think i'm a half baked avatar now?" that she was pissed at that comment tarrlok made)
    and she had stress of defeating amon or teh worlds bending would be gone for ever.

    and by the end all those problems are sloved she didin't just get it she did in a way have to workj for her spirtally side/avatar state/airbending

    here read them and tell me if some of thsoe don't some like soemthing korra dealt with
    http://avatar.wikia.com/wiki/Chakras
    shame: at her inabality to air bend and no spirt side ( she learned air bending so shame block un locked)
    fear: amon and her bending ( amon defated and her bending was already gone no more fear block)
    loss: her bending ( lost it thus it had happened she no longer felt the block from loss)
    lie: her about being afird of no one ( which she unlocked when she confessed to tenzin)

    also he can only take bending someone already knows/can do at that point korra wasn't able to air bend untill after words amon somehow unlocked her air bending block

    and @everyone who thought amon face revealing would be someone from the first seris

     
         
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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by Alternative View Post
    He wouldn't hate all benders. It would be a ploy most likely to get people on his side. It's sort of like politics I guess. You pick out something which a lot of people don't like, you stick up for it and people will soon follow. Amon says he doesn't like benders, sticks up for the non-benders and people will follow him.
    Yes but why? Why did he want to take over Republic City? He bloodbended his father, opposed him before running away, and made it clear he was superior. So why do exactly what Yakone wanted him to do?

    What's his motive I guess is all I'm wondering.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    It's sooo awesome, im addicted. but i still cant get over the fact that aang and all of them are gone...i get sad thinking about it
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    I was very disappointed with the finale. I had higher expectations for Amon. Although the way he "died" if he's dead was touching cuz we even saw a tear. Brothers til the end. But it felt too rushed. Things we still don't know and we're not explained...

    1. How did Amon take away bending? I know he used blodd bending but how?

    2. What made him want to rid the world of bending?

    Korra goes into avatar state at the end..? Soo lame.

    Above all the reason I watched this show besides the fact avatar is awesome is that I thought we Lear about what happened to Zukos mom! I heard their I an episode that will explain this called "skeletons in the closet" but how this will be incorporated has yet to be seen.

    Hopefully season two is deeper and more things are thoroughly explained..
    Overall 7/10.
    The idea was great with bender vs non benders but ending was too rushed ence the score.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Well for those wondering about how blood bending taking away bending if you think about it does make sense. I assume that the benders can use parts of their brain that non benders can't. And each element is a different part. So when Amon does blood bending and touches their forhead he's putting a block on that part of the brain to prevent blood from flowing to it and giving access to that element.

    Which is why when he did it to Korra she was able to use air bending still. It was because it was from a different part of her brain than the other elements. I know it would have been obvious but I was hoping for a avatar state vs amon battle. I felt cheated when all that happened with the avatar state and amon.

    Only thing im' upset about is at least in the first series they showed there were more bad guys for aang to fight at the end of season 1. It didn't hint that there was anyone left for Korra to fight for season 2. That was almost like a series finale not a season finale.

    I dont like how we have more of the romance than we do of the action in this series though my wife loves that fact (grumble). I'm hoping that season 2 will have more action in it. Another thing is people are saying it was rushed but what do you expect? The first series had 20+ episodes in each season. This had 12 and there will be 12 in the 2nd season too. This whole series is as long as the first season of the first series. So its bound to feel crammed.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by Edge View Post
    Yes but why? Why did he want to take over Republic City? He bloodbended his father, opposed him before running away, and made it clear he was superior. So why do exactly what Yakone wanted him to do?

    What's his motive I guess is all I'm wondering.
    That's the next stage of life. Maybe he craved power like his father (hence leaving Tarrlok and calling him weak) and decided to try and take Korra's bending away to be the most powerful man, we don't know. We'll just have to wait until next season to find out.

    As for how he "took" away their bending, I don't think he takes it away but moreso uses a combination of blood bending and chi blocking on the brain to make it seem like he could take it away rather than just blocking it.

    I felt the end was a bit anti-climatic though for how great the episode was. The way Amon and Tarrlok left was pretty cool I would say, but the whole thing about going into the avatar state and controlling it so easily was just a bit random.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Wait, so now Korra is a fully realized Avatar?
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    I think the timing of Korra going to the Avvy state was a bit of a turn-off.

    TLoA - Goes in to avatar state episode 2...Then we see him go in to the state quite a few times

    I really wanted to see Korra fight in the avatar state. When Korra went to the rally and saw Tenzin and co there, I thought, okay she won't go avatar state yet, too many people. Then the people left, tenzin free blah blah. When Korra, Mako, Amon were alone, I was yes...shit going to get real now.

    After Korra got her bending taken away, and Amon was walking towards Mako, she should've went avatar state. -5 points...

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    To me overall, Korra didn't have enough fighting time.

    The story was squashed a bit too much, the last episode(s) should've been longer...was only 45 minutes

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    Season 2 better come soon...
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by McKnockout View Post
    Wait, so now Korra is a fully realized Avatar?
    not yet she still needs to master air bending.

    anyway i have a feeling season 2 will take place a few years later after this. and now that korra can go avatar state at will it will be a fun battle they'll have toi come up with a very strong villain for her to fight. and @everyone theres still no word on what happened to azula maybe she had a kid and he wants revenge. they'll think of something
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by McKnockout View Post
    Wait, so now Korra is a fully realized Avatar?
    Yeah she is fully realized. She knows all 4 elements and has control of the Avatar State.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    are u kidding? the series barely even started yet, and the first season is already ending!
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by -The Agent- View Post
    Yeah she is fully realized. She knows all 4 elements and has control of the Avatar State.
    Damn.
    Then I agree with Alternative, the ending was abit anti-climatic.
    I also miss Amon ):
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale



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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    lol last picture I am posting ~_~

    How I saw the ending:

     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

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    lol last picture I am posting ~_~

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Man.... the season finale.... I wish it was more. I wish Amon's back story was more than just an episode of thrown together flashbacks. I wish Iroh got more face time. After everything went down, he was gone. I wish Korra didn't get her bending back. When she lost the other elements and gained air, I thought she was going to have to train again to get those elements back and that was going to be what the other seasons were about but no she got her elements the easy way. I wish Mako and Korra had more build up until their relationship. (Let Mako be in the friend zone for once). I wish Amon was harder to take down. I guess my over all complaint is that I wish the characters struggled a little more and put in more work. Zuko had to go through hell to get where he is. Aang had to struggle and grow to be a full fledge avatar. Aang had to work to get Katara's love. The gang had to go through both Zuko and Azula just to get to the fire lord and once there Aang had to struggle to defeat him. They failed over and over again until they succeeded and I don't think anyone, not even the villains, did that.

    That being said I still love the show and there was enough ups and downs for it to be enjoyable and I'm glad there's gonna be another season. I think that the even if Amon dies the equalist movement won't. I truly think Asemi's dad is going to be the next leader of the movement. Now that is something I wanna see. I want to meet more characters and I love Korra's personality. I do want more but I want it to be deeper. These are some interesting characters they have... DO SOMETHING WITH THEM!!!
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by sephitachi View Post
    Man.... the season finale.... I wish it was more. I wish Amon's back story was more than just an episode of thrown together flashbacks. I wish Iroh got more face time. After everything went down, he was gone. I wish Korra didn't get her bending back. When she lost the other elements and gained air, I thought she was going to have to train again to get those elements back and that was going to be what the other seasons were about but no she got her elements the easy way. I wish Mako and Korra had more build up until their relationship. (Let Mako be in the friend zone for once). I wish Amon was harder to take down. I guess my over all complaint is that I wish the characters struggled a little more and put in more work. Zuko had to go through hell to get where he is. Aang had to struggle and grow to be a full fledge avatar. Aang had to work to get Katara's love. The gang had to go through both Zuko and Azula just to get to the fire lord and once there Aang had to struggle to defeat him. They failed over and over again until they succeeded and I don't think anyone, not even the villains, did that.

    That being said I still love the show and there was enough ups and downs for it to be enjoyable and I'm glad there's gonna be another season. I think that the even if Amon dies the equalist movement won't. I truly think Asemi's dad is going to be the next leader of the movement. Now that is something I wanna see. I want to meet more characters and I love Korra's personality. I do want more but I want it to be deeper. These are some interesting characters they have... DO SOMETHING WITH THEM!!!
    I agree with you, most of the part, however, It would be very, very lame if they would air the exactly same story line as Avatar and the Legend of Aang, they probably are working on something epic to come for season two, epic enemies will show up which some of them probably will be beyond Korra herself, seeing the same story line as Avatar and the last airbender would be pathetic. This, was something completely different, I didn't even thought that the writers where able to think of such a story line, neither did all of us probably thought.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Quote Originally Posted by Roofy128 View Post
    amon identity pissed me off
    I was surprised so many people were like his identity sucks, I thought it was pretty epic.
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    Does anyone know what happened to zuko mom?? plz share!!
     
         

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    Re: [DISCUSSION] Legend of Korra - Season Finale

    there is going to be a season 2, it will have to do with the spirit world.

    imo it was a crappy idea to not give more episodes. everything felt too rushed, had there been more time LoK would had been one of the very best series out there. supreme animation, fighting styles were awesome and carefully planned and executed (it gave the impression there were real people fighting), nice characters, nice story, nice Big Bad with an interesting idea addressing a real social issue in Republic City, but doing so with evil ways and using propaganda. i just wish the 1st season had twice as many episodes to expand better on all those things.
     
         

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