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Giving an Avatar a Chance

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So it turns out that the latest season of Korra has suddenly been moved to digital only due to bad ratings.  I’m assuming it’s going to be a bit more complex than that, but hopefully we’ll know more tomorrow. But ratings aside, you wouldn’t think Korra was in any trouble by living in my house. Lucy adores the newest incarnation of the Avatar series – in fact, we’ve watched every episode of the current season 2 or 3 times this week alone. And really, why wouldn’t she? The main character is a young woman of color, set in a familiar, beloved world. Sure there are plenty of plot issues and flaws, but looking at it from the perspective of a seven year old girl, that doesn’t particularly matter – what *does* matter is representation. Korra is young, headstrong, brash, impulsive, and physically muscular. She has cool powers and an animal companion and… Read more