God, this season has been so great. Like, why did it take 3 seasons for them to get it right?
Korra and the gang travel Misty Palms in search of the treacherous Aiwie, but no matter where they go, Zaheer will always be waiting.
Spoilers From Here Onwards
The Krew’s search for Aiwie takes them to the Misty Palms Oasis, and what’s a stakeout without sneaky disguises and intense chase scenes? Yes, The Stakeout, has all of these things, but most surprising is the information gained in just the third act alone. I’m talking a massive info dump.
Turns out our prisoner friends are really an organization called The Red Lotus. They desire absolute anarchy; a world free of kings, queens, and government as a whole. The belief that the natural order is disorder drives these people, and they want Korra to aid them in achieving their goals.
However, the best thing about their intentions is this:
They kinda make sense.
Korra and her friends have dealt with some awful monarchs throughout the show. Some desire power so much that they’d be willing to do anything to seize it.
But this philosophy is not without flaws. One must consider that without law, people would be free to commit much worse crimes than before and not be punished. Zaheer strongly believes that disorder will bring the world balance, but such beliefs put the strong ones at the top, and weak ones at the bottom. Would it really be any better than the way things already are? Of course, his intentions are evil, but the fact that it leaves you thinking about it is a good thing.
Oh yeah, and that Pai-shodown was flamio, hotman.
Bolin and Mako are taken by The Red Lotus, while Korra and Asami are taken by the Earth Queen. What will become of our heroes?!
So what did you think of the episode? Did you love it? Hate it? Let me know!
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