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Facets of Faith: Avatar the Last Airbender (live action)

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Faith Brocke
Managing editor Faith Brocke expresses their emotions and experiences in their column, Facets of Faith.

I’m usually the first to hate on live action adaptations of animated media, but in the spirit of embracing that some things can simultaneously be bad and fun, I will be tuning in to Netflix’s  new Avatar: The Last Airbender.

I have staggeringly low expectations, especially because Netflix originals tend to slice storylines in half and drastically dismantle character arcs for shorter runtimes.

This isn’t to say that the show can’t be good just because it may undo the legacy of the original, but I just don’t think it will be!

If the show can accurately depict the dynamics among the main cast, Katara’s struggle with identity, impulse and the maternal role she has been forced into due to the death of her parents, Sokka’s radicalization, accurate portrayals of Zuko and Azula’s abuse, etcetera, I’ll revoke any negative commentary made about the plot.

Though, it seems that they’re trying to scrap the Kyoshi Warrior-Sokka arc, so maybe I’ll have gripes after all.

 I’m a chronic complainer. Anyone who has met me knows this. 

I am excited to see the cast’s performances though—more specifically Ty Lee, Mai, and Azula—there’s definitely potential for emotional and comedic excellency.

I’m not gonna trash any costume or hair choices, that’s between the style techs behind the scenes and the heavens above.

But above all else, I’m excited to see another depiction of one of my favorite cartoons to binge watch. I had a short-lived obsession with the comics, and I can’t wait to see it (even if it’s bad).

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Faith Brocke
Faith Brocke, Managing Editor
Faith Brocke is a senior heading into their third and final year with Wingspan. When not writing columns, they can be found watching cartoons or tossing a rifle on the field. They're beyond excited to step into their role as managing editor, and finish out year 4 strong! Contact Faith: deborahfaith.exspositobrocke.501@k12.friscoisd.org

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