Confession: I think after a bumpy start, “Legend of Korra” became a better overall series than “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” For the record, I think both shows are the pinnacle of animated television in terms of visuals, storytelling and character development. But there’s one thing that “Avatar” never would have dreamed to do that “Korra” went for with almost reckless abandon in its finale. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Korrasami.
As we near the end of Book Four and the series itself (tears), it appears “Legend of Korra” is making it a point to tie up some loose ends and answer questions that have perplexed fans since “Avatar: The Last Airbender.” At least, that’s what this episode did for the Beifong clan. Hopefully they FINALLY tell us what happened to Zuko’s mother before Book Four closes.
Well…that was sad. We knew Korra was in a bad place, but seeing how she got there was relentlessly depressing. At least we got a bright stop at the end with my favorite “Legend of Korra” cameo from “The Last Airbender” thus far. But for the most part, this episode showed how far from okay Korra is three years after Zaheer’s assault.