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The Earth Kingdom heir crisis had to do with the fact that Earth King Kuei did not have an heir. This event is from, and is a fanon. It is written by The avatar, and any other users who are allowed to guest write, help, etc.
Earth King Kuei could not have a child, does making him not have an heir. Kuei, was recently very ill and, needed an heir in case he passed away. Since this was a very serious issue, he requested to see a lineage chart. He spent several months deciding who the heir would be, and found a very surprising fact. During that time he was incapable of ruling, since he could no longer trust any regent, after the Long Feng issue, he requested the Avatar create a council to rule in his place.
The Provisional government
Aang, as per Kuei 's request, assembled a 9-person council, while the King was ill and until a suitable heir could be found. The councilors were Toph, Aang, Bumi, Suki, The Mechanist, and 4 Earth Kingdom elders.
It was found that Haru, was related to Kuei. Kuei with Haru's dad's approval made Haru crown prince. Ironically Kuei made a full recovery, but Haru was allowed to remain Crown prince, and eventually succeeded his distant relative, as Earth King.
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