Gifts for OkamiNoYume
When Zuko was a child, his mother told him the story of The Painted Lady, locked in a tower, and The Blue Spirit, the hero who would rescue her. When he sneaks out of the palace and meets a beautiful prisoner, locked in the same tower legend says housed the Painted Lady, he swears to her that he is no hero. But is he lying to her, or to himself? For the 2012 ZutaraFicathon.
Zuko's in a surly mood at dinner, and Katara wants to know why. A follow-up to the Ember Island Players. Written for Order of the Lotus 2010.
Their relationship was such that any request was never met with a 'no'.