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Brave Soldier boy by Ceshira Brave Soldier boy by Ceshira

Reblog on Tumblr here: [link]

I’ve been meaning to draw this. I know that other people have probably done this, but it’s been in my mind for a long time now…

Headcanon: At the anniversary of his uncle’s birth, Zuko always takes a day off to visit a certain tree in Ba Sing Se. He would just talk about current situations, and sing his favorite childhood song to the picture of his uncle. It was almost like he was there in spirit listening. It was a secret for a few years, but the gang eventually found out. They felt that they owed a visits as well. So it became a tradition. No matter if the person was at the opposite end of the world, or if political issues came up, they would meet on that one day of the year to be together and share a song, a picnic, and a cup of tea in honor of Iroh.

Are you shocked that something mildly serious just came out of me? Usually I’m all giggles and jokes, but I’ve been wanting to try out some serious moments. And I’m glad that I’m trying to take that chance.

This came to me while listening to “Brave Soldier Boy” (because Tumblr just had to keep putting that on my dash…it was a sign I swear…) And it got me thinking of parallels. How Zuko handled the death of his Uncle.

And dear lord, I’m crying inside because I just thought of something…. Oh my god. When the others start to die off they burry them under that tree so that they would still be together on that day… and as of ‘legend of korra’ time. Katara and Zuko are the only ones left who still have to travel to ba sing se to meet…. OH MY I’M CRYING MYSELF TO SLEEP TONIGHT.


Avatar: The last air bender/Legend of Korra © Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko
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Sapphire-Toothiana Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Why would you do this to me? :,( so many feels
Novactus Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excuse me... *runs off sobbing loudly*
1999MarvelTeen Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I am crying so freakin hard. Iroh best uncle in the world
JASON9000 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
Oh...right in the feels!
RenagadeRexRider Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh man.... it hurts when i hear Zuko actually singing it.... it hurts:tears:
FollowedMyHeart Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014
I'm not crying you're crying
NightlessSleeper Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014   General Artist
OMG. So you're the one who drew this. Okay I worship you now. 
StreamSecret Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
aw. poor zuko
MystyrNile Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
Even if you're lost you can't
lose the love because it's in your heart

daa da daa daaaa
VenVen432 Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Well Toph might be alive because they said she went out into the world but idk :/
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