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Haruto Koizumi

"There's so much anger in our world, but we can overcome it."

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a character in “Avatar: The New Generation”, as played by an edgar allan poet

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"We fell through the clouds and caught the wind."































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N A M E
HARUTO KOIZAMI

N I C K N A M E
HARU

G E N D E R
MALE

R O L E
The Blessed Airbender

A G E
19

N A T I O N A L I T Y


E L E M E N T
AIRBENDING

A L L I A N C E
THE AVATAR

S E X U A L I T Y
HETEROSEXUAL

"There are objects of affection that can mesmerize the soul."





































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H E I G H T
6'3''

W E I G H T
162 lbs.

S Y M B O L L O C A T I O N
The symbol surrounds his belly button, sprouting out like a plant

H A I R C O L O U R
A light dirty blonde.

E Y E C O L O U R
Amber, but almost red in certain lights.

S K I N T O N E
Fair, but he does get pretty tan under the sun.

G E N E R A L__A P P E A R A N C E
Haruto doesn't think much of his appearance, knowing that looks change with age anyways, but he still likes to look nice every once in a while, but he usually has smears of dirt on his skin or his clothes so he can seem sloppy to people who don't know him. Haruto has a peaceful air about him and his soft smile makes him approachable. He has a kind face and bright amber eyes that glimmer like gemstones. Haruto has wavy, dirty blonde hair that has the habit of hanging in his face. Even though he is rather lanky, he doesn't look weak and he isn't, his training with the monks growing up, paired with his job now has given him muscle and strength to fight back if he needs to. Haru tends to wear baggy clothes or anything comfortable and he likes to wear a lot of white as it is a peaceful color and he finds it calming.

"The Devil is not the nature around us, but within us."





























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P E R S O N A L I T Y
Haru is the image of peace. He is laid-back and understanding to other people so not much can get under his skin or upset him which makes him approachable and easy to work with. If he is ever annoyed, he hardly lets it show and will politely listen and let it happen. One could assume that he just lets himself be pushed around or stepped on, but he just goes with the flow of life and finds it better not to fight destiny. He believes in Fate so much, that if tragedy strikes, he believes it happened for a reason. This makes him seem a little insensitive, but he is just waiting a little longer for the good to shine through because he knows it will come. He belief in the positive couldn't really be seen as optimism so much as faith in life.

Haru despises violence and believes that fighting can never beat negotiation when it comes to effectiveness. This isn't to say he will never fight back, but he tries to find other options before resorting to fighting. Haru knows that being a pacifist in such a time would be idiotic so he knows how to defend himself, but he believes that most issues stem from miscommunication and would much rather talk out differences. That is... unless you hurt his friends.

Haruto has a big heart, large enough to fit every living thing in it, maybe even enough for some rocks or a mountain, so he hates to see things hurt or the environment dying because he wants to leave this earth better than when he arrived on it. Haru used to have anger issues and tended to pick fights with the kids he grew up with because he was bored and his rough, headstrong personality made his Airbending skills next to nonexistent and the longer he couldn't manage even a simply gust, the more frustrated he became. His anger built up like a wall between his chi and his physical ability and he was pathetic. He tried to listen to his master to figure out how he could do well, but it was years until he realized his anger was blocking his abilities and he did some self-assessment and was astonished to find that most of his anger was unreasonable and thus, he adopted a new view on life. He became the relaxed, anti-violence advocate he is today.

However, if sees his comrades get hurt or the land damaged, that old anger resurfaces, but now he has learned to channel his anger into his bending, making it much more deadly than before. So, it would be best to remain on his good side which isn't too hard.

Although, he can be pretty miserable to be around when he's tired, he adopts a negative and irritable persona.


"How strange it is to be anything at all."
























































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L I K E S
Meditating- Nothing to iron out the stress of living on the run like good ol' meditation! Haru tries to do this twice a day, every day.
Laughing- His jokes aren't that great, they're actually pretty stale, but he likes to laugh at other people being funny!
Windy Days- This seems kinda obvious, but Haru likes to sit outside while the wind is blowing as hard as it can. He can't really bend anymore out of fear of the Faceless Ones, but feeling the wind going through his body reminds him of the power inside him.


D I S L I K E S
When He Gets Angry- He doesn't care while he's fighting, but he beats himself up about loosing his cool afterwards. He feels that if he doesn't have control of his emotions, he can't control his life.
Being Ridiculed- The choices he has made about his lifestyle are his own and he doesn't regret a single one of them. He gets called a coward for refusing to fight back against people who push him or his family down.
The Faceless Ones- He feels he can't be himself because of them and he refuses to acknowledge it, but a small part of him genuinely hates them for all that they've done and they deserve the misery coming for them.


Q U I R K S
Humming- Haruto constantly hums a bouncy, happy tune. He should stop sometimes.
Flowers- Haruto's mother and father were florists, so he grew up around flowers of all kinds. When he's walking, he'l point out every single kind of flower they come across.
Offers Help- Haru tries to solve everyone else's problems all the time. It doesn't matter if the issue can't be helped, he tries to do his best to fix the situation anyways.


S K I L L S
Negotiation- Thanks to his lifestyle, Haru knows how to talk someone out of being angry. This can really help against civilians who demand answers.
Plants- Thanks to his plant-filled childhood, Haruto has expansive knowledge of plant life and knows which ones are safe to eat and which ones to avoid.
Resourceful- Haruto is always thinking of plans in his head for things that could never happen, but he knows how to use his surroundings to fix issues and will gladly offer help.


"The clouds part and the Sun shines down and all is well."



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B I R T H P L A C E
The Earth City of Omashu

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H I S T O R Y
Haruto was born in The Earth City of Omashu to a loving family. His mother and father both owned a florist shop and they worked together side-by-side everyday. Haruto grew up in that shop and was helping out as soon as he was old enough to walk. Haruto's pleasant, helpful personality became apparent from his work around the shop. He was a darling child and a good kid until he was old enough to go to school. The kids he went to school with would ridicule his parent's livelihood, how it was too sensitive and he was a flower boy. Haru knew the shop didn't bring in much money, but it brought a lot of smiles which was a lot more valuable than money. He tried to use this as an explanation, but it only made his classmates laugh harder at his open heart. He began to shut his heart and turn it to stone. It was much easier to lash out with anger than to let them tear his heart apart any longer. However, after this attitude continued at school for some time, Haru made the mistake of taking those feelings home. The first time it became evident that Haruto had changed was when he told his dad he didn't want to help out in the shop and he threw pots of flowers on the floor, shattering them. The look his father gave him made him feel even more smashed than the clay pots on the floor. Haru's parents didn't quite know what to do until Haru began to show his ability to Airbend. This seemed like a blessing because Haru's parents knew a man who came in for flowers nearly every week who was an Airbender too. The old man agreed to train the angry little Haru and his parents hoped that the passive ways of Airbenders would affect Haru and calm him down.
It took a couple years, but Haru mastered Airbending and he reverted back to his sweet, calm self. He did have to keep his anger in check from time to time, but he was more or less back to normal.
Then the Faceless Ones began their terrorism.
Haru lost his one release of Airbending and it wasn't long before his Master was killed by them after realizing who he was. Haruto was horrified and had nightmares for days, so sure they would come in his window at any second and kill him while he slept. To calm himself, he discovered the relaxing properties of meditation and he quickly began to add the process to his everyday life.
Through all of his ups and downs, his anger and his peace, there was one person there through it all, Naomi. She was his best friend for as long as he could remember and he can't imagine a day of his life without her guidance or her smile. He has always believed their destinies were intertwined and they have been partners in crime because of some created destiny, but he believes himself blessed to know her and be around her. He would never abandon her and he knows she feels the same.


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Kyouya Sata

Writer
an edgar allan poet




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So begins...

Haruto Koizumi's Story

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Haruto watched Naomi jump into action the same way he watched autumn leaves fall off the trees; calmly.
He had no doubt in his mind that Naomi would be able to pull this off. Some of it was pure faith keeping him sane, but he'd seen this same fire in her before and all he could think was how he was glad he wasn't on the receiving end. Ridiculous, right?
Haruto's heart rate picked up considerably as chaos reigned in the scene, but when Faceless Soldiers came after him, recognizing his allegiance with Naomi, he was ready. He dodged a heavy punch by squatting underneath to sweep a kick into his leg. The soldier fell back and Haruto smirked slightly at the simplicity.

It would be naive to think a little kick could incapacitate one of the Faceless Soldiers, but it was better than fighting back. With stunning dexterity, Haru jumped backwards, pushing his palms into the soft, dry dirt of the road to launch him back to his feet. The wind rushing in his ears assured him of the power he possessed and he agreed to tap into that. With a single inhale and exhale, Haruto pushed his palms out to the flurry of soldiers fighting their way to him. The Airbender felt the power build up behind his palms like a dam about to overflow.

Then he released.

A massive gust of wind rushed by him, physically sweeping several of the men off of their feet. It felt so good to bend again. He hadn't in ages, so to feel in touch with himself again felt more relaxing than any measure of meditation could.

He had complete control of the situation... and then he lost it. Haruto's guard lowered only a second, but one of the Faceless Soldiers practically tackled him to wrap his arm around his throat. The crook of his foe's elbow blocked Haruto's windpipe and his shock left him paralyzed for a moment. More soldiers rammed themselves into his body. His lack of oxygen made it feel like he was being attacked from all sides in a shadow. Air. All he could think about was air.

"Air, well I have plenty of that," he thought confidently. The boy dropped to his knees and forced the air away from him. The soldiers were immediately ripped away from him. However, Haru stayed on his knees to catch his breath for a moment.

His eyes narrowed dangerously and the air changed with his attitude. Apprehension and anger was thick in the air and it was not a welcome change to the enemies of the rebels.

"Enough toying around, it's boring wouldn't you say?" he called out loudly before lunging at the soldier closest to him. His fists and kicks were lightning, but they were strategic and fluid as Haru flawlessly dodged the oncoming assaults with boyish playfulness. He was a leaping acrobat, jumping from soldier to soldier. He was in control again. That is, until Naomi called his name.

His heart stopped in his chest and he couldn't stop himself from looking back at his friend. Two more soldiers grabbed onto his arms, but he didn't care. The wind shoved them back, slamming their heads savagely into the road. Haruto leaped high into the air, completing a high, arcing backflip before landing on the dais with Naomi. He thrust his hands out once more, creating a wave of violent wind to keep the soldiers at bay. Haruto glanced over at Naomi to check if she was alright.

"You hangin' in there or do you need a tag team?" Haruto joked lightly, hoping to ease the tension while he slammed his fist into another soldier's face.

"Because I can take these losers, take five," Haru told Naomi with a charming smile before two soldiers grabbed his forearms and pulled him off of the stage. Haruto had enough sense to curl up in a ball, his arms cushioning his head before he made impact with the dirt. His momentum caused him to roll uncontrollably a couple feet. When he finally tried to jump to his feet. Soldiers began to latch onto him limbs to prevent him from moving. Haruto's heart filled with panic.

"There we go, Haruto, that was really smooth,"
he told himself exasperatedly. He tried his best to fight the soldiers off, forcing the wind to blow as hard as he could manage, but any soldier that was disposed of was instantly replaced by one of his comrades.

"Take five in like... five! Okay?" Haru shouted out to Naomi, trying to give her a thumbs up that he was alright, but he was utterly pinned down. Haruto hoped he didn't look like he was struggling. He really didn't want Naomi to think she needed to break position to come save him like he was some kid.

"Just a- just a sec! I'm good! This is a warm up!" he called out to her reassuringly while he shoved air their way.

"This is nothing!" he continued on confidently, dodging two punches at the same time by dropping back into a bridge., "I have this effect on people. I just tend to... blow them away."
Even a soldier rolled his eyes at that weak jab, but Haruto was feeling pretty good about that one and he laughed, lifting himself up into a handstand and back on his feet. He just has to stay in position for Naomi and it would work out.

No biggie, he had it under control.

It was all under control.

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Seok was taken off guard by the sudden riot, or whatever it was before him. He immediately rushed to Hyo's side when the trouble began. "Crap....I was about to do that." He admitted. He was really shakened by the woman on the stage that reminded him of his mother. He watched the waterbender girl that leaped on the stage, she looked very familiar. He couldn't place where he's seen her before. It was bugging him. "Naomi?" He muttered to himself. More, and more faceless soldiers started to pour in, and began herding the crowd into the center of the area.

Then an airbender joined Naomi on the stage. "About time." Tonrar muttered to himself as soon as Haruto appeared. Tonrar's sadistic, and unmistakeable laughter filled the air, making his presence known. Then he just stepped off the rooftop he was standing on, and landed on the ground with a rather loud thud. "Yes, still want to take that break dearie?" He smirked through his laughter. All attention was brought to him as he slowly strode his way towards the stage. He held out his hand, and a cloud of ash began gathering in his palm. He fired off a ball of ash towards Haruto.

Seok quickly leaped into action. He dug his hands into the ground in front of the two, and created a barrier to protect the two. The attack hit the wall with explosive energy. Tonrar glared at the young earthbender. "You aren't one of the rebels are you?" Tonrar asked. "Depends what you mean by rebel. If you mean I'm with these guys, then no, if you mean I'm a dashing rogue who opposes authority, then yeah I guess." Seok replied with a smirk. "I wouldn't use the word dashing, more stupid, and weak." Tonrar added.

Seok glared at the masked man. He widened his legs, and took his usual, homemade fighting stance. He clinced his hands into something akin to claws, and place his right hand above his left, his right palm pointing towards Tonrar, and his left towards himself. "I think you can say I came here to....shake things up!" He then stomped on the ground to being up a slab of rock, and shot it at Tonrar. The Supreme Faceless One merely side stepped out of the way rather effortlessly. "Did you just now come up with that? Or have you been thinking of that for awhile?"

Then Tonrar rushed forward with surprising speed. Seok didn't even have time to react. Tonrar punched Seok in his stomach, causing him to double over, and knocking the air out of him. "Sorry kiddo, you'll have to wait your turn. Daddy's got more pressing matters." He smirked at Seok as he intensely stared at Naomi. "Sorry...I didn't get your order...." Seok muttered. Tonrar looked down at him in confusion. "I guess that means I'm not much of a.....WAITER!" Seok joked as he grabbed Tonrar's arm. "HEADS up!" He then headbutted Tonrar in his masked face.

Seok staggered back, and rubbed his head. He vastly underestimated how hard Tonrar's mask was. "Those were bad even by my standards boy." Tonrar replied to Seok's bad jokes. "I regret nothing." He replied. Tonrar rolled his eyes, and tossed Seok aside by his gravity bending. "Huh, I like him. I'll enjoy 'playing' with him tonight. He'll have marvelous screams!" Tonrar smirked as he brought his attention back to Naomi. "Hello dearie. Daddy's home." He smirked to his daughter. He lifted up his leg, and floated onto the stage in front of them. "I've been waiting for so long for the family to be together again."

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Naomi caught sight of Haru jumping into action and gave a slight smile as she fought. He definitely made things better, more bearable. Without him, things would be a lot harder and she was sure it would not be entirely worth trying for the rescue mission since it would be so unlikely for the success part.

Naomi was fighting when in the distance, she saw Haru get tackled in an awkward way. Her momentary distraction caused her to drop the water she had been bending which left her open for an ash bending soldier to throw the hot ashes at her face. Naomi ducked in time to only feel the heat on her face rather than the burning that could have come on.

Naomi heard Haruto and looked down at him as she drew water from what she had dropped and one of the barrels that had been set up for the rebels' use. Naomi brought the water around her and held it at eye level. Her legs were exposed, however, whenever there was an attack for her legs, the water dipped down to catch whatever was meant to do her harm.

Naomi looked up to see Haru getting taken down. Naomi, definitely ticked off that he was not taking this seriously enough to avoid getting hit, bended the water surrounding her to be in a ball above him. The soldiers looked at it, then her before the water flew out and pushed them all back in a wave that sent many splashing and spluttering. Naomi turned to take on the next wave yet what she saw was far worse.

The crowd in the square was basically surrounded. Tama was trying his best to break up the soldiers to allow a place of passage, yet a moment later, was forced to the ground where he was covered in soldiers. Naomi let out a cry as she saw her friend go down. She moved to go help him when she froze at the sight of someone she hadn't seen in years.

Before her, beside a girl, stood Seok. A fellow who had been a part of her life when she had been one to live in Ba Sing Se's slums with her mother in hiding of her father. There was a laughter that sent chills down Naomi's spine. She noticed only then that the dais was surrounded yet no soldier was joining them on the dais anymore. She looked to Haruto before looking for the source of the laugh.

She saw him as he stepped of the roof which caused her to take a step back in her fear. She shook her head, unable to form words as she couldn't keep her focus to hold the water bending. Naomi felt her breathing grow more rapid than it already was. "No... No, you're..."
Naomi breathed, her fear obvious.

She looked for Tama in the crowd that was still being herded in, as if this little exchange meant nothing. As if they didn't know death itself was walking right past them. Tama was bloodied and being held up by two soldiers smiling proudly. He was rigid in a way that made Naomi shiver again. They were blood bending him and obviously, he wasn't enjoying it one bit as he met her eyes with anger and fear mixed in them.

The wave of soldiers swamped the stage again and Naomi, distracted, was struggling to gather all the water that she had dropped onto the dais. Someone landed a punch to Naomi's face and she staggered, only not falling because of the soldiers behind her which she promptly kicked in a bad place.

Naomi tasted blood from what she assumed was a busted lip since it stung. She caught sight of the ball of ash flung at Haruto and called out a warning, knowing she couldn't draw the water she was now using to protect herself to protect Haruto. Crying out to warn him, though knowing it was too late, Naomi felt a stab in her chest until a wall of earth appeared to protect not only Haruto, but Naomi from anything the ball of ash might have spread.

The wall lowered a moment or two later as the rebellion's earth benders made another appearance and finally broke the circle around the crowd to begin leading them out. The benders looked to Naomi with a questioning look, telling her it wasn't them that saved Naomi and Haruto.

She looked about as she pushed the soldiers around her back more and more before she saw Seok now facing her father. "Seok, run," Naomi called to the boy who had helped her once. He needed to go. Now. Naomi watched in horror as Seok tried to face her father before taking a punch to the stomach, a hard one.

Tonrar whispered something to Seok and Naomi felt his eyes on her as he did so causing her to feel her stomach tighten. What did he want with her again? Or in the first place? He shouldn't need her!

Naomi watched as her father tossed Seok aside like a rag doll before turning to the dais. A few stragglers from the crowd, the beaten Tama, and the other benders were still here as they tried to get everyone out.

Naomi managed to push another wave of the soldiers away form her by sending a wave at them and causing them to slip on the ice. Naomi managed to turn around in time to see her father now approaching her. She took a step back as he floated to the stage, finding she had never been more fearful of him than when he was before her.

Naomi felt ice fill her veins as more of the benders that were a part of the resistance went down and more soldiers flooded the area. All that was left really were the beaten resistance benders, the girl Seok had been with, Seok, Naomi, and Haruto.

When Tonrar said they were a family, Naomi found her courage from her anger as she scoffed at him. "You're not a part of my family idiot. Only a few people actually care about me enough to be considered that. You freaking killed my mother," Naomi spoke to him, seething but at a normal voice before it rose in her anger and distress.

She unfroze the water on the dais and brought it up to send towards Tonrar. She dared not look towards Haruto, fearful that he would be looking at her strange or picked up on what Tonrar actually meant by saying family. Perhaps Haru would figure it was the babbling of a mad man.

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There was no time for Seok to react. His plan was to soften the ground where he landed, but things were going to quickly. Luckily Hyo had the same idea, and soften his landing for him. What would he do without her? "Yeah I'm good. My pride's just a little brusied...and probably my ribs." He slightly joked as he rubbed his side. It did sting a little, but nothing he couldn't handle. Seok helped his friend clear out more of the soldiers with his earthbending. He stomped on the ground to summon a wall of earth, and lanuched it at several of the soldiers, knocking them into a nearby wall.

Tonrar watched all this in amusement. He dodged his daughter's water attack effortlessly with a simple side step. Clearly showing he didn't see her as a threat. "For the record I didn't kill your mother. And had I known she was to be executed I wouldn't have allowed it. It was your uncle who killed her by his own accord, not mine." He then rushed forward at Naomi, and grabbed her by the neck, but not hard enough to actually hurt her, just enough to keep her in place. "Start killing the rebels. Start with the firebender." He ordered his troops as he pointed her head towards her friend to watch his death. He then saw Seok, and Hyo rescuing the rebels. He released Naomi, and growled at them in annoyance.

He stepped off the stage, and strode towards them. Tossing rebels, civilians, and his soldiers out of his way. Seok noticed that he was making his way towards Hyo. He had to think of something. "Hm...I know!" He held out his hands, and then jerked them up, causing a thick cloud of dust to surround Tonrar. Seok then stomped on the ground once more, summoning up five small slabs of rock. He shot the slabs in rapid succession towards the dust cloud. Tonrar managed to dodge four of the slabs, but was nailed dead center in his chest by the fifth, causing him to slid backwards out of the cloud.

Seok grinned in accomplishment. But this sense of victory was short lived, as he was attacked suddenly by a ash bender. The bender grabbed his right arm to try to burn him. Seok performed a hip toss on the man, and slammed him on the ground. He did manage, however to burn his right sleeve off. Thus this revealed his blessed mark. Tonrar noticed this. His manicial laughter returned upon this realization. "You're not the blessed bender I was looking for! But I'll gladly take the two for one. Two more left, and I'll have the complete set!"

Seok quickly covered his mark with his hand, even though it was too late. More soliders began focusing their attack on him. He struggled to fight them off, summoning pillars up from the ground to strike the soldiers from out of nowhere. Tonrar meanwhile turned his attention back to his daughter. "There you are! Come here you!" He said with absolute delight. He returned to the stage with a renewed spring in his step. "Not one, but TWO blessed benders?! And it's all thanks to you dearie!" He said in a proud tone as he playfully ruffled Naomi's hair.

"Come here! I've got a hug somewhere for you!" He smirked as he held out his arms in order to receive a hug. Though this was more for a joke than anything. "What? Are you made because I'm going to kill your rebel friends? Don't worry, I'll leave some alive. I do need entertainment. And you'll make new friends! They'll be lying up by the hundreds!" He gleefully explained.

Seok was barely holding it together at this point. His body ached all over, he was using too much of his bending. He couldn't last much longer. "Hyo...we need to go." He said as he made his way over to Hyo. "I can't keep this up for much longer....talk about personal problems....aw that made me sad." He huffed with a slight smirk. "We need to get these rebels out of here. The waterbender on the stage, the one tall, masked, and bitchy is so interested in, I know her. She is....was one of my best friends growing up. I gotta help her."

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Naomi watched as the girl who had been with Seok revealed herself to be an earth bender. She watched as the girl caught Seok as he was thrown.

Naomi huffed at Tonrar playing with her. She didn't respond to his comment. She knew what he did in his palace to those around him. Her mother would have been killed or tortured for taking Naomi away. Naomi was thankful considering she was still a normal bender instead of a dark bender like she probably would have been.

Naomi moved to send another wave of water, this time laced with ice at her father before he grabbed her by the neck. She gasped as she grabbed at his hands, the water soaking them both. Naomi struggled, finding his grip iron like. He wasn't squeezing, but it was definitely not pleasant.

When Tonrar ordered the death of the rebels, Naomi cried out as she saw Tama begin to grimace. "Stop it, please, stop," Naomi whispered to her father as she pulled against him to get to Tama. Haru was dealing with his own troubles, but she knew that her father wouldn't kill her best friend once he discovered what Haru really was.

Naomi hated that he was making her watch as she tried to kick at him from where she was being held. Tama fell to the ground and Naomi thought he was dead until he looked up at her with a confused face. She then saw that Seok and the girl had managed to free him.

When her father released her, Naomi found herself getting pressed down by a gravity bender nearby. She looked to them and sent a wave of water at him, knocking him off his feet. Naomi looked to her father and moved to go after him though she found that it was nearly impossible with the group of Faceless Ones that were trying to surround her on the dais.

Naomi managed to lift herself up with her water and carry her on a wave to where Tama was laying. She helped her friend up, passing him off to the two freed earth benders who managed to disappear as they grabbed the few remaining citizens they could.

There was little bloodshed though Naomi knew it wouldn't be like that for much longer if things were not ended soon. Naomi moved again to reach Haru as concern for her friend raced through her. She watched as her father was hit hard with a piece of earth that didn't come from one of the rebel earth benders. However, Seok, the one who had done the bending, was caught by an ash bender only to be revealed as a having the mark of the blessed. Haru had the same mark and Naomi had seen it many times, but she couldn't believe that it was actually on someone else before her. She froze, as she saw it. It wasn't often you saw a blessed bender that you didn't know.

Naomi's thoughts then went to the girl who was with Seok. Who was she? Was she another bender? Or even the avatar? Naomi looked to her and couldn't hide her wonder as she stared at the girl. It wasn't possible, was it?

Naomi was roused from her shock as her father turned his attention back on her. She backed up again before sending a snap of water at those who were trying to grab her from behind. She went down though when one of the will benders grabbed a hold of her. She froze against her will as she stood there, trying to reach Haru as she saw him in trouble.

She felt her father ruffle her hair and Naomi felt her stomach tighten. This was not how it was to go. There were to be hardly any guards, her father was to be in the palace. She shook her head at her father's words but feared they might be true. Had she trapped both Seok and Haru?

She struggled against the will bender and succeeded in taking a step back before she was simply grabbed by two soldiers as her father came forward as if to touch her again.

"I'd honestly rather die than live with you. And you are most definitely not someone I want to be related to," Naomi whispered the last part, not wanting Haru to hear it. She could pretend that what Tonrar had said so far was lies, but if he kept at it, she wouldn't be able to dig herself out of the hole he was digging her.

"You're freaking crazy to think I'd want anything to do with you when you were the one who killed your own wife's brother. He was my father far more than he was yours," Naomi whispered viciously before letting all her weight drop. The soldiers holding her, surprised at the sudden weight, fell forward where Naomi swung her legs up to push the two soldiers forward before landing on her hands after falling backwards and pushing herself back up.

She looked to her father, drawing the water surrounding them both to him quickly as she froze it. The water climbed and froze around her father faster than she'd ever seen. The energy it took caused her to drop to one knee as she looked up at him, her breathing heavy. She was out of water to bend in defense though the soldiers surrounding didn't seem inclined to move forward to grab her again, instead, eyeing her father fearfully.

Naomi looked back up to him before moving to run to Haru though she was slow from the little energy she had.

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Haruto tried to take in a calm, cleansing breath as he avoided another wild attack from the soldiers, but he felt his muscles beginning to shake from fear and his lack of strength. He hadn't really planned too much on fighting his way through this whole thing, which was a little stupid in hindsight considering the whole world was against them for something they didn't choose. A solid punch landed on Haru's right cheek, sending him sprawling to the ground. He winced as he felt the skin on his elbows tear open, following instantly by the burning warmth of wet blood. He was about to jump right up when he felt a crushing weight slam his head into the ground with dizzying force. A gravity bender, no doubt. Haru felt hot tears sting his eyes and much to his frustration, they leaked out of the corners of his eyes, trickling into his ears. Through his blurry vision, Haruto saw a swirling ball of water slosh above him and he wanted to shout for joy. Thank god for Naomi. That ball of water practically exploded, forming waves of surging water and shoving the soldiers away from him. The invisible weight disappeared as the gravity bender was washed away by the flood. Haruto readily jumped to his feet, preparing himself for the next wave of soldiers. His heart sank slightly when he saw how many of them there were, they were everywhere and he was already getting overwhelmed.

"Calm down, you need to calm down," he told himself sternly while he pressed his palms together and sat on the dirt, breathing as calmly as he could, pretending that the pain and anger surrounding him didn't exist, that he was untouchable. And it was working.

Until a chilling laugh broke its way through his walls and his amber eyes snapped open, narrowing like daggers. He felt the air around him push him to his feet, and he turned to the dais where he saw a terrified Naomi look to him before looking across from her on the dais. Her fear was palpable and Haru could almost feel her wild emotions himself. She stammered, unable to form anything coherent, but she tried to gather the water she had used, preparing to fight back. Haruto saw the attack before she did and a punch sent her flying. Haruto's fiery anger ignited in his stomach and he bared his teeth.

"How dare you! Come here and I'll give you a fight!" he shouted, running up to launch himself onto the dais, but he felt the swarming soldiers grab his shoulders and yank him back, immobilizing him.
Haruto froze, noticing something that sent chills down his spine.
Why were they just standing there, letting him watch the scene unravel before him? Haruto watched angrily as The Supreme Faceless One made his way onto the scene. His trademark mask was unmistakable and the fury Haru was feeling made it hard to focus. All he could think about was how much pain and suffering this man in front of him had caused. The other part of him that wasn't angry was losing its mind because that terrorist was talking to Naomi. Haru could barely bite back a smile at Naomi's fiery response. Typical Naomi.

Then he started talking about his best friend's mother. Haruto couldn't stand to hear what was going on and he felt sick just watching that absolute creep touch Naomi. Why did the Supreme Faceless One talk to Naomi as if he had known her for years? It didn't make any sense. His gaze shifted from the two on the dais to another peculiar looking pair, one was a golden-haired, golden-eyed boy who reminded Haruto of a fierce lion. Or maybe like, a kitten, he wasn't really sure, but he noted the familiarity in Naomi's eyes when she caught sight of the boy.

"How do they know each other, huh? Why didn't Naomi tell me about him? She tells me everything, doesn't she?" An irrational part of Haruto's mind complained with a touch of that green monster called jealousy. Haruto quickly shoved that train of thought aside, how could he even think about this while he could literally be minutes from death? Luckily for Haru and Naomi, this guy was friendly and he began to fight the Supreme Faceless One with what was either extreme bravery or extreme stupidity, possibly both. His eyes traveled back to his companion and they seemed to be thinking about the same thing. This was falling apart faster than and Airbender building a house of cards. That sick creep reached forward to touch Naomi again. He saw her whisper something to him, something Haru couldn't hear from where he was standing. Once Naomi finished hissing something rather savagely to the man, she jumped into action, just as Haruto had anticipated. As soon as she began to fight again, Haruto splayed his fingers and narrowed his eyes. Huge gusts of air began to whip around him and the soldiers holding him back, the air tore at his loose clothes and yanked at his hair. The soldiers were blown away from Haruto and he leaped into the air, as graceful as ever. Haruto's feet landed lightly on the dirt and he watched the swarms of soldiers collect themselves, ready to come back for more.

"Oh," Haruto thought to himself, a dark chuckle under his breath, "I can give them more." The man quickly lowered himself into a fighting stance and darted towards his attackers, the wind pushing against his back and roaring in his ears. He sent man after man flying through the air and crashing down, but it was getting harder and harder to get over how tired he was getting. He couldn't ignore it much longer this became worse when two soldiers simultaneously slammed their fists into his stomach. Haruto dropped like a stone to the dirt and he could feel what seemed like thousands of hands grab down at him, pinning him to the dirt.

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"It seems they were right when they said you couldn't hide from the Faceless One." The owner of the voice was a middle aged man. The man was of average height, but had a very muscular build on an already stocky frame. His hair flowed just beyond the shoulders, and his eyes had a youthful glint in them that defied his age. "I would have to agree Lanzin." The Faceless General standing a few yards away replied. "It is time you paid for your crimes. Please don't resist." The General took a couple steps forward. "What crimes? You are the criminal here. I do nothing but free the people of oppression and the grip of evil." The Faceless General, otherwise known as Retsihn Kon ceased his movement. "Multiple accounts of assault, attempted murder, and murder are a serious matter."

The other man's eyes burned with determination. "If you want to see a serious matter, give me a sword." A moment of silence ensued between the two men before Retsihn turned to one of the many soldiers at his back. "May I ask of your sword soldier?" The soldier hastily unstrapped his weapon, handing it to the General. "Thank you" Handing the sword to Lanzin, Retsihn then made some distance between them. "If you defeat me, I will not ask of your allies' whereabouts, but if I defeat you, you will reveal their positions and have them surrender unconditionally. Agreed?" The other man just nodded. "May the best man win."

With that, the two men drew their swords, circling counter-clockwise. Their gazes were locked onto one another in a battle of their own. Without warning, Lanzin lunged forward in an attempt to sever his adversary's body in two, but was parried with surprising speed. Retsihn then counter attacked with a diagonal upward strike that caused a shallow cut on the rebel's arm. Angered, Lanzin proceeded with a flurry of powerful blows that were all either parried, blocked, or dodged by his enemy without the slightest show of effort shown. After the burlier man seemed to tire a bit, Retsihn began his own attack of lightning fast slashes and stabs that surprised Lanzin. A number of moderate and shallow cuts later, the gravity bending general broke off his attack, returning to a defensive stance. "Are you holding back on me?" Lanzin spoke in an accusatory tone. Retsihn tilted his head slightly. "Maybe. Keep in mind that I do need you alive."

Without warning, Lanzin lunged forward, but his adversary had anticipated this. With a powerful well placed parry, Retsihn sent his enemy's sword into a useless position. Lacking even a moment's delay, Retsihn held his own blade to Lanzin's throat. "Where are they?" The rebel at the other end of the blade sighed. "You had to have cheated, no one can put in that sort of technique with such precision in so little time..." Retsihn lowered his sword, seeing that Lanzin had dropped his own. "I didn't use any bending whatsoever. You have my word." Silence ensued for several moments. "I will uphold my promise. Please follow me." By nightfall, the entire ensemble of unpowered rebels were rounded up and marched to the nearest prison. Retsihn was sure the Faceless One would be pleased. And all without a single death.

The next day, Retsihn and his troops began the march back to rejoin the main forces. Afterwards, the gravity bending General along with his personal guard and favorite officers made their way to Ba Sing Se to view the execution. "Not a bad way to relax after such a success, am I not right General?" The posse was nearly within the city limits. "I just enjoy the process of justice being upheld. Bloodshed is nothing to be excited about Lieutenant." Suddenly, the men's attention was stolen by the commotion coming from the execution area. Running, the soldiers found chaos ensuing in place of an ordered execution.

"Sir! Thank the Supreme one you're here!" A battered guard spoke while approaching. "The Blessed Benders have foiled the execution and..." The guard was interrupted by a volley of gusts that sent soldiers flying. Retsihn drew himself up, standing straight, he held a commanding presence. "Commander!" He turned to the most decorated of the officers behind him. "Take seven of my gaurd and everyone else leaving Lieutenant Voccir to take care of that airbender!" "It will be done sir!" The commander ran in the direction of the gusts. "The rest of you follow me!"

Wading through the battlefield, Retsihn stopped at the site of his Leader. Not far from the powerful ruler was a very angry looking Naomi. Suddenly, a wall of ice climbed up with alarming speed around the Supreme Faceless one, but Retsihn wasn't worried in the slightest. The Supreme one could probably take down everyone here. A little ice wall wouldn't scratch him. However, seeing as Naomi was running in the direction of the airbender, it may be a good idea to detain her. "Lietenant, I'd like his Supremacy's daughter stopped in her tracks, literally." Using his own gravity bending, Voccir reversed Naomi's gravity slightly, to lifter off of the ground. At the same time, he tried his best to make the direction of gravity diagonal, so that the girl's forward momentum would be working against a revers gravitational pull. In this moment, Retsihn dashed forward at an alarming speed, using a forward orientation of gravity to assist in speed. At the last moment, the General shifted his own gravity field to reverse and then default, coming to a complete stop next to Naomi.

"Please don't resist my lady, neither of us want you hurt." Retsihn spoke softly and honestly. She may be on the other side, but Naomi was still the Faceless one's daughter.

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Tonrar was rather impressed by his daughter's attack. He was quite amused when the ice started to creep up his body, and encase him. He gave no reaction other than a slight giggle. When Naomi left the dias to regroup with the blessed airbender he broke free of his entrapment with little effort. He doubled over, and began laughing uncontrolably. He shot up with his arms held out wide, and laughed even louder. He watched as his gravity bending general stopped Naomi in her tracks, trying to get her to surrender peacefully. Adorable, absolutely adorable. He watched the chaos unfold, growing even more giddy.

Seok was barely holding it together, geting wounds left, and right from his eshaustion. He saw the general stop Naomi in her tracks, and he grew angry. He began pulling up rock slabs from the ground, launching various soldiers high in the air. He jumped forward a bit, and stabbed his hand into the ground, causing a line of twisted rock columns to propel forward, and divide Naomi from the general. Seok stood up, and sighed, sweat began to roll off his forehead. "You sure know how to welcome a guy back in town Naomi." He huffed at her.

Seok's blessed mark could clearly be seen at this point. He swiped his arms towards the general, sending one of the columns straight at his chest. "I hope you had a plan on getting out of here! Me, and my.....friend need to leave." He said pointing towards Hyo. "We need to get her out of here. I'll explain later, but she can't stay, none of us can." He ordered at her. Tonrar stepped off the stage, and strolled over towards them. Seok saw this, and sighed. "I...I can whip us up some cover, if you can lead us out of here. I don't have the energy for a third round."

"Leaving so soon? And without a kiss goodbye? I'm hurt." Tonrar smirked as he skipped through the battlefield without a care in the world. Seok glared daggers at the Supreme Faceless One. "Right, because everything that's happen here in the last twenty minutes have shown that we care if you're hurt or not." He smirked with a slight laugh. Seok stood ready in his fighting position. Though he was running on empty, he'd still go at him with all he had left, no matter how little that was. "Please boy. Like you could beat me even on your best day. Besides I don't want to kill you, that'd be too boring."

Seok rolled his eyes, and stomped on the ground, bringing up another slab of rock. He fired it at him, but this time his attack was rather weak, and sluggish. It showed his exhaustion. It was easily dodged by Tonrar. Seok almost fell over from making the motions of his attack. "Wow, I really felt that one." Tonrar smirked, followed by his renewed laughter. "I'm open to ideas. Seriously, I'm up for anything." Seok huffed. "You could just stop fighting, and enjoy your eventual never ending torture." Tonrar suggested. "No one's talking to you!"

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Qannik stood in the palace next to Eris as they were taken to the throne room, and before the Fire Lord. Pfft, Fire Lord, he was merely a puppet. Qannik gave the Fire Lord a slight bow when Eris did, but it was more for formality rather then actual respect. "Yeah, sure, we're ohhhh so grateful." He said rather disinterested in everything. He rolled his eyes as Eris spoke. "You are such a kiss ass. I hope you know that." He whispered in her ear. "Sure, let's take a tour. It's not like some of us have something better to do." He stated, followed by a quick glance at Eris, obviously directing his comment towards her.

He noticed the looks Nani was giving one of his servents, and looked at them with a slightly raised eyebrow. As the Prince began their tour, Qannik flashed a wolfish grin to the servent Nani was making strange looks at, and followed it with a wink. He followed behind the Prince as he led them to the garden. He looked around rather disinterested in everything the Prince was saying, and showing them. He couldn't careless about all this.

When the Prince asked if they'd like to go anywhere else his wolfish grin returned on his face in full force. "What about that cute water tribe servent from the throne room? What's she up to? I do like a little tail from the poles." He said with a rather proud grin on his face. "I'm assuming she's water tribe, I have an eye for my own." He then folded his arms, and continued to grin. "But I'm guessing the brown-noser here as somewhere else she'd rather see so she can fakely complament it to try, and make herself look better."

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Naomi heard Haru shouting about her getting hit and though she was relieved to hear him, she was slightly miffed that he thought she couldn't take a punch. Yes she went down and was weak and probably couldn't take a punch, and yes she was probably just overreacting, but regardless, it didn't matter. They were her thoughts anyway.

Naomi wasn't sure what to expect from her father when she froze him, but she sure didn't expect to be lifted off the dais by the sudden lack of gravity holding her down. Naomi wavered in the air as her gravity was gone and she found that her breathing became ragged as her nerves got the better of her. This was going worse than she thought.

"Put me down Retsihn, you don't know what he wants with me. You're as crazy as he is if you think what you're doing is the right thing," Naomi managed as she struggled, looking at Retsihn pleadingly. He seemed to be the most reasonable of generals, he was at least somewhat honorable.

Naomi heard her father break free and a giggle that sent a shiver through her. She was basically a toy at this point, not being able to move. She tried to waterbend, tried to bring herself out of the place of no gravity, but found that the water wasn't obeying her with the awkwardness.

Naomi saw Seok slowly taking more and more punches causing Naomi to worry for the apparent earthbender. Her main concern was really Haru though, she was truly worried for him. When Seok managed to push Naomi from the gravity area Retsihn was controlling, she rolled.

Coming up, she directed a water whip at the general before pulling what little water she had from the remaining ice shards and puddles to hold around her defensively, looking at all those surrounding their pathetically small group of rebels that was still disconnected from Haru.

"You know Seok, you're crazy for coming here. This was supposed to be a routine rescue, it was a trap. All of it," Naomi admitted as she found that the water was merely a bluff before her, believing she had little chances of actually holding off any real attack.

"And please tell me she's not another blessed one. Or worse, the one," Naomi whispered fiercely to him. If this girl was the avatar, they were all either doomed, or saved. Either was an extreme, one was more likely the other and it wasn't the one Naomi was hoping for.

"Neither do I. Seok, we can't leave Haru," Naomi explained to him as he asked for the escape route. Naomi looked to see her father approaching before the water she held fell as one guard called her bluff. "Seok, stop it, he's only baiting you," Naomi declared as her father succeeded in causing Seok to use even more of his nonexistent energy.

Naomi looked to the girl that was with Seok. "I don't know who you are, but you're with Seok so I'll trust you. Grab him and keep him from doing something stupid like I'm about to do," Naomi stated simply before pushing Seok towards the girl and going towards her father. "Seok, to be honest, we're praying for a miracle now," Naomi muttered to him as she took a breath and stood facing him in the way she had been taught when learning how to fight.

"Leave them out of this. They're not part of the resistance and he," Naomi points in the direction of Haru who was now being held by more guards than was probably necessary, "I'm not going with you willingly any time soon, so make me."

Naomi was bluffing. Haru would see that immediately since he knew her so well, but the soldiers looked surprised and a little nervous, as if Naomi knew something they didn't. That's what she was hoping they would believe. In all reality, she was spent, tired, hurt, worried to death about Haru, and wanting to go hide.

She managed to gather what remaining energy she had to at least pretend like she had much more energy by sending a fast attack towards her father of only a simply ball of water before trying for a water whip. She moved quickly, hoping he would take the bate as Seok had. She thought back to what she had heard he hated and often got his servants killed or imprisoned.

He didn't like benders, but she was one and he didn't seem too worried about it at the moment. He wasn't one for disobeying nor the word crazy...

"You're crazy to think I'd ever listen to you much less obey you," Naomi stated simply as she sent an attack that was slighty weaker but still a surprise to her since she was so tired. So long as she had his and the soldiers attention on such a fight that was mostly one sided, Haru should break free and they could all run... If things went well... But when had that ever happened?

Naomi didn't like being as close as she was to her father, especially since he was so much stronger than her and wasn't exhausted. Naomi turned, trying for a back kick towards his face as she dropped the attempts of bending since it seemed to be draining her more than the actual physical movement. She had done this rescue thing before, but never a full out fight with many soldiers... And the supreme leader of the soldiers...

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Naomi seemed to begin hyperventilating. Was she scared of height or something? "Put me down Retsihn, you don't know what he wants with me. You're as crazy as he is if you think what you're doing is the right thing," The Faceless One's daughter pleaded. "I'm sorry your elegance...that's not my decision to make. Please make this easier for both of us and comply." He really did feel sorry for her, being caught up in the middle of this. A girl in a warzone, so unfortunate. "I don't think of myself as a hero, I just keep the peace." Just then, a maniacal laugh broke rang into the air. This didn't phase Retsihn in the slightest, just like how the ground erupting between himself and Naomi didn't either. What did surprise him was the absence of Naomi after the dust settled. Retsihn was a bit disappointed at his lieutenant's inability to stay concentrated through the earthbender's display, but he wouldn't address that now. As of the moment, he had more important things to worry about. More specifically, a slab of earth heading right towards him.

Shifting his personal gravity to the right, Retsihn "fell" fast enough to dodge the attack. Ducking not long after, Naomi's water whip whistled overhead. Taking in the first attacker, the General noticed how drained the earthbender now was, and how easily the it would be to arrest him at this point. Scanning the rest of the area, he eventually found Naomi. He wasn't really sure what the Faceless One's daughter was up to, but it looked like she was trying to get everyone's attention...and it was working. Many soldiers were just sort of watching. Not good. At least his own men were disciplined enough to focus on the task at hand. Just a show of the rigorous amount of mental and physical training he bestowed upon them. Retsihn caught a glimpse of his Commander, other officers, and guard holding down the airbender without much trouble. So, what would be the task at hand? What looked to be the most reasonable course of action at this point was to go ahead and arrest the earthbender personally while his Lieutenant and two unoccupied guard members took care of the girl next to the blonde bender.

"Voccir!" the officer instantly ran to the general's side. "I want you to take my two guard members and make sure the earthbender's companion stays under control, I'll take the boy myself. Remember, we want to try to keep them alive for their trials." Lieutenant Voccir nodded. "Of course sir." The young officer and two guard members drew their swords. "After all, I wouldn't want to dirty my new dress sword." With that, the trio went off to confront their designated targets as Retsihn made his way towards Seok. "Attempted murder of a military official? Just another charge on top of your already overflowing list" Retsihn armed an extreme negative gravity ring around his person (so that a projectile or object directed at him would be flung almost instantly into the air) as he grew closer to his target. "I'm sure you know you're under arrest, and I suppose asking for compliance would be a waste of words..."

The General drew his dress sword. Though it was mainly for show, the reinforced steel blade was sharp enough to shave with. Retsihn switched his old sword for a more combat oriented one after the surprising number of foiling attempts aimed at formal events such as this execution. Holding the flashy blade in his signature single handed grip, Retsihn stopped a couple yards short of the earthbender. He scanned his enemy's eyes, while bracing to shift his gravity orientation to a diagonal direction for a lightning fast dash forward. The gravity bender wasn't aiming to kill, he would use the blunt end or flat of the sword to disable the earthbender. In unison, his legs pushed forward while the diagonal gravity orientation pushed Retsihn towards his adversary. The reverse gravity ring around him would decimate a moment before contact, and the abnormal gravity orientation shifted to slightly less than default to ensure a speed advantage.

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When Naomi pushed him towards Hyo, he groaned slightly. "What are talking about? I'm....fine. Ready for the next round..." He sighed as he tried to hold up his arms in a fighting position. "I can....take on these.....these fools with my....my eyes closed." He sighed, nearly out of breath. In reality he probably couldn't open a jar with how exhausted he is. "Hyo....I'm sorry. Not exactly the night on the town we expected huh?" He said with a slight chuckle. He slightly cringed at his side, it hurt to laugh. He looked over, and glared at the gravitybender. This general. He regained his fighting stance.

Tonrar glared at Naomi, with his laughter continuing. "Oh Naomi, you'll come with me my Dear. Don't fight it, just accept it." He stated as he narrowed his eyes towards her. "And as for your friends....sorry Dear, it's out of my hands. The two boys are blessed benders. I can't allow them to leave." He stated as he pointed to Haru, and Seok. "Think about it, you'd be a god among peasents!" He stated. He couldn't understand why she wouldn't want to be with him. He could give her everything she'd ever want with but a snap of his fingers.

"What can I say. I'm a bad, bad man." Seok smirked as he returned to his stance. He sent up another slab, and fired it towards the general as he came towards them. The slab of rock was flung up towards the sky by the man's gravity ring. "Sorry, I'm not one for giving in to the bad guys." He smirked at him asking for him to surrender. When he began rushing towards Seok at incredible speed, Seok slammed his foot into the ground, and created a wall between them. Seok then dove into the ground, burrowing deep into it.

Tonrar merely dodged Naomi's attacks rather well, looking as if he was dancing. "Aren't you tired of fighting me?" He asked with a slightly tilted head. "How would you know you wouldn't even like being with your father Dear if you haven't tried it?" He asked. When she began attacking him in hand-to-hand he merely laughed as he blocked her attacks effortlessly. One attack forced him to make a 360 turn, in which he added a surprise back handed strike against Naomi when he turned back to face her. "I suppose I'll have to give you tough love then?"

Seok surfaced from the ground behind Retsihn, and leaped up behind him. He grabbed him into a bear hug, squeezing him as hard as he could. Seok sunk his feet into the ground slightly, hoping that would prevent him from being thrown around by the general's gravity bending abilities. "Hyo! Go! I'll hold him off as long as I can!" He ordered. His number one duty was to keep Hyo safe, and he'll do that even if it kills him. Which at this point was pretty likely given his current state.

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Naomi could not do anything more upon getting hit except fall to the ground. She groaned softly as she lay there for a moment before hearing the most terrifying thing ever. A scream. From the girl who was with Seok. Naomi watched from where she was as the general Tobimasu, apparently alright, pulled his sword from the girl's stomach.

Naomi froze as she watched the girl's body fall and knew immediately things had gone from bad to worse. She watched as the girl's blood spread out before something unexpected did happen. A slightly blue aura like thing flew from the girl's body, circling overhead the crowd before diving towards Naomi. She wasn't sure what it was and wanted to roll away, but refrained from doing so for fear of getting trampled or hit again.

Naomi did cover her face with her arms as the aura flew straight into her giving Naomi a warm feeling flowing through her. Strength washed through Naomi and she felt something she had never felt before. A whisper in her ear told her what to do and she obeyed, unsure what else to do. Her body rose and she knew it was because of air bending. Her own air bending.

Naomi looked down at her father, but it wasn't just her eyes she felt. It felt as if hundreds of eyes were looking with her. Naomi raised her hands and she bended. A wave of wind blew every soldier by her father away, scattering them onto the nearby rooftops and the alleys. She turned to where Haru was surrounded and in a moment, every soldier around Haru was gone, scattered again.

Naomi then turned to Seok, bending the general from his hands and sending the gravity bending general into her father. Naomi reached with her air bending, grabbing those who had fought with her that day and speeding them all off away from her father and the gravity bending general. When they were a few hundred feet from the inner wall, she gently set down those with her before falling to the ground, passed out from exhaustion. As she went unconscious though, she heard a whisper in her ear, saying I give my abilities to you so that you might do what I could not.

A few minutes pass before the fire bender from the resistance emerged from a home and gestured frantically to Haru. "Come on, get off the street," the bender gestures frantically. He sees the body and stills his frantic gesturing before gaining a steely resolve and looking to Seok, knowing he was the one with Hyo. "I can carry her if you'd rather," He states softly. He waits for a response, doing as asked or told, then goes inside to lead the group underground to safety.


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Nani lost his temper. He knew he did as soon as he snapped. He would have hit Qannik had it not been for Uruki who grabbed Nani at the last second. Uruki was stronger for whatever reason and pushed Nani back. Nani didn't look at him as he pushed back until he heard Uruki's words, "Prince Nani if you don't stop they'll only hurt her."

Nani heard that and his movements froze. He looked to Uruki who let him go slowly. "Thank you, you are free to go," Nani stated, his calm returning. He made sure to give Uruki a pointed look so his friend would know to get out of there quickly before he drew attention to himself.

Uruki left with a bow to the generals leaving Nani there looking down. He knew he had given them what they wanted. He had done exactly that. At least he hadn't screamed bloody murder. Avaria would be disappointed in him probably. He only drew more attention to her from his reaction.

He looked up, crossing his arms again before giving the generals a blank look. "I'm done," Is all he says as he looks at the two giving a clear indication he was not wanting to do the tour anymore. He looked past the generals to the path that led away from the gardens. He had stupidly put himself in a corner that's only other exit led to the servants quarters and as much as Nani wouldn't mind going there, he refused to show the two generals where it was should they decide they're bored or something.

"Step aside," He orders simply, giving no sway in his voice and keeping an air of confidence and authority.