In Avatar The Last Airbender we found out that the original firebenders were an Aztec/Mayan society and that the original airbenders seemed to have Celtic/Nordic roots. None of what we've seen of the modern four nations makes it clear why they left their ancient ways in the first place, a baffling mystery. It's also baffling how only one way of viewing bending, such as "fire as life" for the firebenders and water as "change" and so on, why not many variations on the philosophies of the bending elements? Such a mystery is interesting to think about, and there are thousands of possibilities to explore.Read more >
Okay so when Legend of Korra ends I would hope to see a prequal to Avatar The Last Airbender. Perhaps going back and seeing more about Wan, energybenders, and the beginning of the Four Nations if we don't already see that in the next season of LOK. Does anybody have any suggestions on what themes, new bending, or ideas they'd like to see explored for when Legend of Korra is finished?Read more >
Ok this question has been bugging me for months. How could Air Nomad women give up their children? Even if someone did believe in freedom and such, what would happen to a women who wanted to keep her baby? Could the child have been taken from her against her will? Considering how the Air Nomad masters seem to be willing to cause harm to the individual (Taking Aang away from Gyatso.) they seem to be very willing to follow "the greater good" even if it hurts a particular person.
My thoughts are that there could have been women and men Air Nomads who rejected the conventional Air Nomad rules of giving up their children and had families similiar to Aang and Katara.
If Air Nomad men and women would come together to have children, and their popul…
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