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Avatar: Zuko's Great Idea by SractheNinja Avatar: Zuko's Great Idea by SractheNinja

Let me apologize before-hand. I did this when I was in a sort of...irritated mood and it came through with this whole picture. I hope this doesn't seem cruel. I really don't want to hurt anyone with this picture. It's mostly me venting my shipping frustrations. I'm very sorry if you find this offensive. I hope you can find humor in it.



...Actually no. He really didn't.

Hello everyone. Please allow me to apologize to anyone who gets offended by this. I mean no harm. Only to provide humor for others and an outlet for myself.

While sitting in his new room at the Western Air Temple, Zuko was pondering. And all at once, as if many voices were screaming a singular idea into his head, Zuko got an idea. At last he KNEW how to get the gaang to accept him as one of their own! At last he knew how to gain their approval! It was so obvious! So amazingly simple that it made NO SENSE WHATSOEVER! But Zuko knew that these voices must know the right thing to do. Why else would they so adamantly insist that he do it? It MUST make sense somehow! He just didn't understand how yet! Obviously he needed to woo the Water Tribe girl! Surely THAT would show the Avatar just how dedicated he was to the group! SO dedicated, SO wanting their trust, that he was willing to sweep the girl that the Avatar so loved right off her feet and into his, the dashing interlopers arms! And surely her brother would approve! What more could one want in a sibling's significant other than a recently reformed angsty guy who had tracked them all over the world! And that little blind girl! Well she just seemed agreeable ALL around!


That's sarcasm so thick, I could spread it on every piece of an entire loaf of bread. Maybe two.

Yes, as you might guess, I've seen The Western Air Temple. I love the episode. I think this new Zuko is HILARIOUS! He cracks me up! I love the thought of him interacting with the gaang! It's so lovably awkward! I really look forward to it!

Then I'm looking around DA and what do I see but just what I'd expected. Reason after REASON about why Katara's going to start loving Zuko now. Because serious death threats=LOVE :D

I'm sorry, Zutarians. I DON'T SEE IT. AAAAARGH!! I just get far too frustrated sometimes. Seriously. I. So. Swear. If Zutara ACTUALLY happens...I don't even know. It will be the worst plot twist I'll ever have seen. And not because I'm a Kataanger. That would just be bad writing. Bad development. Bad all around. It's far too late in the game for something like that to SUDDENLY happen. I would be furious beyond words. And for that matter, it makes NO SENSE, as I've tried to show here, for Zuko to get together with Katara. That wouldn't bring him and Aang together. That would push them very very far apart. It doesn't work for the plot or for logic. It makes no sense for Zutara to happen. All the firebending sessions with Aang would end up being Aang just trying to KILL Zuko.

I apologize once again. I'm in a mood.

You see, sometimes it just all builds up and I need an outlet. But unfortunately I have very few people I can talk to and let it out. I was online and there was one friend of mine online that watches Avatar. Unfortunately this person has forbidden me venting about shipping to them. You know who you are =_= But seriously I can't blame you. After every episode, I have to rant on and on and on about the same things. And I know it gets very tiring. So I do perfectly understand that. comes out in other things. Things like this. Things that are more...offensive than what I usually post. So again I apologize.

As for the picture itself, I like how things turned out. Tried to put in lots and lots of the problems I have with Zutara. I must give credit to :iconspootay: for some of the ideas and inspiration for this. Her comics are beyond hilarious.

Zuko's new clothes rock. I like him pretty well in the first panel. And the second...hahahah. It's a little different from what I first imagined, but I like it. It's Ranma-inspired.

Anyway, I hope I haven't offended anyone. My views are adamant, but I don't mean to be venomous... I hope that you all can enjoy this and find humor in it.


Avatar © Mike and Brian
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BC1GIRL Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2015
This is way too funny Lol
FamousPizza Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't understand anything. Sorry. I can't speak very good English... But this is a really BIG idea.
DarkLura Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014
This sounds like what fans must think when they write fan fiction with Zuko and Katara xD
lmfao!!!!!!!!!   That is the greatest!  Can't....breath!
EpicPieFace Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
epicgamer9001 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
I'll be going now.
Rain-Kyokyu Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Psyke-Ward Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
His expressions are adorable <3
LeolaTaylor Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012
This made me laugh. I love it-- and it doesn't hurt that I agree (with the sarcasm).

Also, your style is quite suited to Zuko. I like it.
NEbode Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist
Smooth Zuko? FACT
89Annita89 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist
Even though I'm a all-out pro Zutarian, I like this image anyway,it's funny. :)
aicing Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
Mai would turn him into a human pin cushion :')
Eternal-Black-Wings Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
im a huge fan of zutara but this just made me smile xD i admit that this ship doesn't make much sense, but for me its more the fact that they have better on screen chemistry than kataang have.
ninjagirl86 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012
cool story bro
GlassMuses Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
I will idolize you forever because of this. Rant on!
SailorEchoSong Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012
Oh god... oh god... I haven't finished watching Avatar yet...

*twitch* Must... resist... *twitch* temptation... to read... Comic Rant...

DX *twitch*
firewyrm2018 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
"this is my greatist idea ever!!1"? what is the one four?
firewyrm2018 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
you. are. insane. like me. exept the last panal is a tad odd.
LolStupidMonkey Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
Haha, I DO like Zutara but not so much as to deny the truth behind your words!!! It was obvious Zutaang was meant to happen and honestly, it's just as you said! Such a twist in the plot would have made people go WTF?!!
Bah, we just love the story as it is and Zuko's character particularly, whoever he ends up with! XD
WingsofaDemon Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This picture and your description mirror my feelings exactly about the strange shipping that is Zutara. O-o
I fully respect those who love the ZukoXKatara pairing but, after rewatching the entire series these last few weeks it is apparent from the first season that Aang and Katara both have feelings for each other. <3

Also, I have to add--2nd panel Zuko makes me giggle something crazy! xD
Paradox356 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Student General Artist

yes, Zuko this IS your greatest Idea EVAR
XxAngiexXRPI Featured By Owner May 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
we kinda have a Zutara reincarnation with Korra and Mako Waterbender <3 Firebender
Redbayly Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2012  Student General Artist
I'm a Zutarian, and even I find this hilarious.
silentsreturn Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2012  Student Artist
I LOVE IT!!!!!!
g2emma Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i read the whole thing
XxCountryGrlxX Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist dying...of laughter... :XD: :XD: :XD: :XD:
teophsupporter Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011
@Alessfansama; I did the same EXACT thing!! I am in love with zuko!! He is so hot!!!!
Minkymy Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011
This is amazing.
And I agree with you, since I'm canon-shipper all the way. It would screw up how the story is built and various character motivations.
Plus, we wouldn't have that last Maiko scene.
DTKsgirl Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013
canon-shipper here too, at least when it comes to avatar.
Illuminating-Dreams Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love it. The avatar's too young for her anyway. >.<
CharmyRaven Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
As a Zutarian this is hilarious
xX-KumoriChan-Xx Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011
Ahahaha, tbh, I'm a Zutarian, but I appreciate the Not-Logic to it. :P
I pretty much killed myself laughing at this ^^;
darkXangelXwings Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
this is so hilarious :D !!!!!!!!!
CrazyLilBit Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
HAHAHAHAHA!!!1 Go Zutara! He knows he secretly loves Katara. Amazing art.
gooiego Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
my friends at school think im a baby for liking this stuff but when they go home they secretly have a shrine to it
Anonymau5e Featured By Owner May 15, 2011
I laughed so hard... :lmao:
alessfansama Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2011
I didn't actually pay any attention to what he's saying but, Zuko looks so cute!! :heart:
Lillooler Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love it :D
Sesshomaru431 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2011
peppycupcake1 Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011
i love this! i wanna see how katara reacts PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE make another!:)
crismus-angel Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2011
This is perfect. You're a genius!

MnesomnesTears Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011
Why is this so important to you?

But nevermind that, despite how creepy it is to see Zuko SMILING! (dear gods!!) you've drawn him really well, looks just like him. :)
MindaNyan Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
Lol, this is awsome!
Y'know, I had a feeling that the last panel was Ranma-inspired.
Zuko sorta looks like Kuno....
WhiteRedRose Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
OMG!! Thats SOOOOOOO AMAZINGLY FUNNY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Artyforeva13 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
Yeah, that's kind of true. The only problem is that ppl who love Zuko automatically want to put him with the main character... sort of. Anyway, if u go on there are wonderful stories (if u ignore the unrealistic parts)
Queaky Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
XD har har har har. XD Face, made me lol. literally.
knuckles009 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2011  Student Writer
great idea zuko!
Diligit-Miseria Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*twitch twitch* ar ya insulting my fandom? *vein on forehead starts throbbing* are you insulting THE ZUTARIANS!? D<
lugiamew1 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Calm down, you sure you read the artist comments? Ono
Diligit-Miseria Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
dude its a joke
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