• Seismic Sense

    Children have a tendency to bond closely first with their opposite sex-parent, and only afterwards with their same-sex parent. Disruptions in this course of childhood development tend to have pervasive effects on the personality of the person in question.

    Sokka In Sokka's case, his mother Kya died while he was still a young child, which seems to have had at least some effect on how he views himself on a deeper level, if one takes his character development in "The Runaway" at face value. In part, this would be due to how Katara took his mother's place early on in his life; a key feature of sibling rivalry is the fear that one's sibling is closer to one's parent than oneself (which at a gut level is thought to be because they are innately be…

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