NOTE: THIS WAS ORIGINALLY A RESPONSE TO ZIRYERX'S COMMENT BUT DECIDED TO MAKE A BLOG ON IT BECAUSE IT SEEMED LIKE AN INTERESTING QUESTION! ALSO THOUGHT I SHOULD MAKE THIS SINCE THE CURRENT KORRA ERA IS BASED ON THE 1920s. YOU ALSO DO NOT HAVE TO AGREE WITH THIS.
Cultures change drastically and new trends could come up. For example, the new series might be set in a 1930s setting or a 1940s setting. Also since the Korra era is based on the 1920s, it'd be cool to see a formation of the Avatar universe's League of Nations.
The 1930s was the Great Depression, the rise of Nazi Germany and Communism, prohibiton in the US, war with Japan and China, the fall of the League of Nations and the beginning of World War II. Though, I highly doubt that the n…Read more >
In the world of Avatar, in terms of weapons, shouldn't there be guns by now? They have bombs, gun powder and a cannon-like device in the first series, but no guns or riffles?
I hear a lot of people saying guns would be useless or that they would make bending pointless. Actually, I kept thinking that maybe it'd be used by non-benders to fend for themselves. I mean, they've used swords and spears to hunt with and defend themselves. So why not a long range weapon?
I think it's a bit self-explanatory, Nickelodeon doesn't want that kind of violent weaponry in their shows. I'm not sure if guns appeared in other Nick shows, but it is a channel for children and seeing other people being brutally shoot with guns is a bit extreme.
That is my theory howev…Read more >