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Aang: Story of an Airbender
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1 (+ prologue), ongoing

Total word count




Original run

February 21, 2014 - ongoing






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Aang: Story of an Airbender is a background story fanon by RuleroftheBisons97. Fourteen chapters were released until it was discontinued due to technical complications. It was "rebooted" a year later due to the author's growth in writing and the fanon's praise. The prologue was released on February 21, 2014 to honor the nine year anniversary of Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Everyone knows the legend of Avatar Aang. The defeat of Ozai, the creation of Republic City, and the start of a new era all transpired within his lifetime. However, no one knows the true story of the Airbender before his awakening in the South Pole. As a young Air Nomad, Aang finds himself thrust into a world full of dangerous friendship, unbearable heartache, and stunning betrayals at every turn as his destiny as the Avatar further enters the light.

Aang struggles to comprehend the real and terrifying nature of the outside world compared to the secure and protective nature of the Southern Air Temple, coming face to face with death, anger, and sadness on his quest to unravel the mysteries surrounding the missing Airbenders and sets off on a journey to find them. Along the way, he helps his friends Bumi, Kuzon, Akua, and Kelron cope with their own life lessons.

Despite the danger, everyone is blind to the horrifying and dangerous secrets that lay hidden in the temple walls which threaten to destroy everyone should they choose to surface. Now, with his best friend, Mia, Aang attempts to uncover the truths while facing against his friend turned rival, Aka, who wants to be the Avatar. With adventure located from the South Sea to the Northern Air Temple, join Aang and his friends as they slowly start to unwrap the mysteries awaiting them.

Friend or foe, all are oblivious to the true monster that roams the temple's walls and the horror that awaits them all.

Meet the Characters

Aang with the Avatar relics
Guru Pathik

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Winds of Change

Southern Air Temple in its glory

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Avatar relics
Aang: Story of an Airbender Chapters
Winds of Change - Relics - The First Tier - The Eastern Air Temple, Part 1 - The Eastern Air Temple, Part 2 - The Innocent Years - The Island - The Sky Bison Polo Championships - Tattoo - Festival - Hotman - A Clash of Cultures - The Mad Genius - Into the Blizzard - Embers in the Wind - Reunions - The Avatar - High Level Techniques - Out of the Blue - Ashes in the Air - Open Mind - Deserted - Frozen Heart - Sense of Family - Riddles of the Night - Gathering Storm Clouds - New Moon Celebration - The Pentapox Problem - Dragon Days - Dark Horse - Traitor's Tale - Agendas - The Last Night - Silent Air, Part 1: Stormy Night - Silent Air, Part 2: Dying Winds - Silent Air, Part 3: Winds in the East - Silent Air, Part 4: Air of Absence



Scored 6.345 on Azulazulazula's FRS Review

Scored 8.75 on AvengeBender007's Fan Review

Scored 7.78 on Minnichi's Review

Scored 7.3 on MibuWolf's Review

Scored 7.2 on AcerEvan's Fan Review

Fanon Awards

2012 (Fourth Awards)

  • Outstanding Drama Series (Community Nominated)

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"After I read Ento's death scene, my heart was beating fast and I thought I'd have trouble sleeping. ;) Very good job on the whole chapter!"
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