Rebuilding from the ground up
"I want you to stop moping around and go do something you should have done a long time ago,” Katara says calmly. “You’re going to change clothes. I’ve brought some nice Earth-style ones.”
“What?” Korra asks. “Why? I’m – we’re – Water Tribe.”
“Yes,” Katara says patiently, “We are. But everybody knows that the Avatar is water tribe. So you’re going to put on these non-Water Tribe clothes, put your hair up differently, and go wander the world incognito.”
Korra stares at her for a long moment.
“You’re sick, Korra,” Katara tells her. “Not just in your body, but in your mind. You’ve only seen what the world thinks of the Avatar, and most of that when it’s negative opinion. You’re going to travel the world and see what it thinks of Korra.”
- Part 1 of Rebuilding from the ground up
Asami starts taking walks around the city two weeks before Korra vanishes.
Korra needs somebody to help her get her strength back, and Asami’s never been good at that sort of thing – she’s good with sympathy, good with empathy, hell, good with antipathy, if she doesn’t like someone. But she’s never been good with… strengthening people.
- Part 2 of Rebuilding from the ground up