Unable to bend at all, Korra is forced to retreat from an Equalist-occupied Republic City to the South Pole. Stranded without contact, there is nothing left to do but wait for news - wait for it to be safe again. But Korra was never very good at waiting. (Finale rewrite.) Eventual Borra and Masami.
Miranda said she wanted to meet Shepard on the Citadel - said she had a favor to ask. There had been a malfunction of sorts, just not of the sort Shepard could have anticipated or wanted anything to do with.