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(7:30 AM) just for the record, i haven’t forgiven you yet


(7:33 AM) I think I’ll survive.



(7:34 AM) what if something had happened to me? what would you do without your dear older brother?


(7:35 AM) Do you want an itemized list?

(9:00 AM) are you still alive?


(9:10 AM) of course I am. i’m no pansy


(9:11 AM) it would be folly to assume so

(9:12 AM) also I hope you didn’t get grounded or anything

(9:12 AM) sorry if this is weird, I’m just really, really bored


(9:13 AM) nah, my dad thought it was really funny actually. he and I stood there and laughed meanly as sokka kept finding more and more shreks

(9:13 AM) and same, actually

(9:14 AM) physically dying here in lit class


(9:15 AM) I would give anything to trade places with you right now

(9:15 AM) literature slander? In MY dms?


(9:16 AM) there is literally nothing worse than this class. nothing


(9:17 AM) what are you guys even reading that’s got you so upset


(9:18 AM) love amongst the dragons



(9:20 AM) WHAT ARE YOU SAYING????????? WHAT????????????




(9:22 AM) WOW, OKAY

(9:22 AM) struck a nerve there


(9:23 AM) sorry, it’s just. my favorite play ever


(9:24 AM) not to insult your taste

(9:25 AM) but it’s just so…all over the place


(9:26 AM) that’s what makes it so great!!!

(9:26 AM) it’s got action, mystery, political intrigue, existential discussions of fate and destiny, a love story, and magic, and DRAGONS

(9:27 AM) and it got made into a really good musical

(9:28 AM) don’t watch the movie, though, that’s shit


(9:30 AM) noted!

(9:31 AM) didn’t know you were the ambassador of the love amongst the dragons fandom


(9:32 AM) we jest, but I had a love amongst the dragons themed tumblr when I was 13


(9:33 AM) NO SHIT!!!!


(9:34 AM) yeah it was technically a “classic lit” blog but i posted nothing on there but love amongst the dragons stuff

(9:35 AM) like gifsets from the movie and like, meta and stuff

(9:36 AM) it was so intense that I became notorious in the classic lit blog circles that I was the “love amongst the dragons guy” because I kept getting into fights online about it


(9:37 AM) fights? about love amongst the dragons? there’s love amongst the dragons discourse?

(9:38 AM) you know what, based on your heated reaction to me disliking it I can totally believe this actually


(9:40 AM) it was mostly really dumb stuff tbh

(9:41 AM) the movie had just come out so people kept arguing about whether or not it was a good adaptation (it wasn’t)

(9:41 AM) but I was also just an angry teenager using my classic lit tumblr as an outlet for my rage and frustration at the ordeal of growing up


(9:42 AM) WOW.

(9:43 AM) do you just always like, psychoanalyze yourself like that?


(9:44 AM) when I was being the aforementioned angry teenager my uncle taught me to always stop and self-reflect and think carefully about why I was feeling the things I was feeling, so I do that a lot to keep myself grounded and it’s just become a habit over the years

(9:45 AM) sorry if it sounds weird haha


(9:46 AM) no, it’s not weird at all! I actually think that’s a really healthy way to look at yourself. your uncle sounds really wise


(9:47 AM) he’s one of a kind


(9:48 AM) now it’s time for me to find that love amongst the dragons tumblr >:)

(9:48 AM) hope you haven’t deactivated it


(9:49 AM) oh, NO

(9:50 AM) NO NO NO NO

(9:50 AM) PLEASE


(9:51 AM) I thought you’d self-reflected and matured and were past that part of your life and all that


(9:52 AM) how would you feel if /I/ scrolled through the blog you had as a 13 year old

(9:53 AM) assuming you have one. yr evidently much cooler than me so I doubt you do


(9:54 AM) …I’ll answer that question at a later date

(9:55 AM) but yeah, fair point. I’ll be merciful. Just for today.

(9:55 AM) (but I will be looking at that blog someday one way or another)

(9:56 AM) tbh I just wanted to find something to study this play from because I’m seriously NOT getting it


(9:57 AM) oh. i actually took love amongst the dragons a while back.

(9:57 AM) i could send you my notes if you want


(9:58 AM) fr???? You’d be saving my life!!!

(9:58 AM) I can imagine how thorough they are, all things considered


(9:59 AM) you imagined right

(10:00 AM) oh, FINALLY class is over


(10:01 AM) same here!

(10:01 AM) I had fun talking to you :D


(10:02 AM) same here!! Talk later then :)

(4:00 PM) hey, me and sokka will be getting snacks and boba and stuff, we heard about this really nice place downtown, it’s like a small family business thing

(4:01 PM) do you want me to pass anything by you at ms. senna’s? i know you’re babysitting today



(4:02 PM) I love you!!!


(4:03 PM) <33333

(4:03 PM) well????? do you want anything?


(4:04 PM) just to see ur beautiful face

(4:05 PM) also salt and vinegar chips and mango milk tea <3


(4:06 PM) I gotchu bby girl

(4:06 PM) will never understand the salt and vinegar + mango combo though


(4:07 PM) it’s a delicate balance

(4:08 PM) the coolness of the mango soothes the burning of the vinegar, and the saltiness balances out the sweetness

(4:09 PM) trust me I’m a culinary genius


(4:10 PM) i would trust u with my life

(4:11 PM) not with my food though

(4:11 PM) still. I will get ur heinous snack for u


(4:12 PM) thank you so much!!!!

(4:13 PM) i need a booster you see

(4:14 PM) korra’s an adorable kid and i love her to death but she is…so much


(4:15 PM) like if aang was a scary five year old instead of being the peace-loving vegan we know and love


(4:16 PM) EXACTLY.


(4:17 PM) are you not allowed to eat there?


(4:18 PM) of course I’m allowed, but korra will want to eat whatever I’m eating instead of her snack, which means anything remotely energizing or sugary will be off the table bc then she’ll spoil her dinner and get hyper

(4:19 PM) not making that mistake again


(4:20 PM) won’t she want to eat the chips?


(4:20 PM) she hates them. burning mouth


(4:21 PM) right, right

(4:22 PM) I want to say hi to her though, i love that crazy little girl

(4:22 PM) you know she’s started in the little warriors class at aunt kyoshi’s? I was helping out there and saw her and her dad there


(4:23 PM) !!!!!!!!! CUTE!!!!!!!!!

(4:24 PM) I feel like your aunt’s the only person who can truly handle korra


(4:24 PM) yeah they have a Warriors’ Respect™


(4:25 PM) on the not-so-cute side this means korra will be testing out her new moves on me all day today :))))) shall prepare for bruised arms and legs


(4:26 PM) massive L

(4:36 PM) anyway who were you texting today in lit class? your eyes were literally glued to your phone for a solid hour and you were grinning so weird

(4:37 PM) oh. I can tell you but don’t tell sokka


(4:38 PM) are you guys still mad at each other?? I thought the shrek thing wasn’t a big deal


(4:39 PM) it isn’t!! we’re not mad at each other. It’s just he’d be weird about this


(4:49 PM) katara??


(4:55 PM) sorry!! korra began telling me about her new “fighting lessons” and spent a while demonstrating on my arms :))))


(4:56 PM) lmaoo of course she did

(4:57 PM) so?


(4:58 PM) right, so yesterday when sokka was a pig in the bathroom, i was so mad i copied his number wrong in my contacts and texted this total other person about it thinking he was sokka

(4:59 PM) wrong number guy was understandably spooked as what I was saying was Not pretty

(5:00 PM) hold on korra’s itting m,e agnain


(5:01 PM) i’m intrigued


(5:07 PM) anyway

(5:07 PM) so I apologized and stuff and he was really cool about it and we just naturally got talking

(5:08 PM) we kept talking today

(5:08 PM) that’s about it


(5:09 PM) well I get why you think sokka would be weird about it

(5:10 PM) that sounds really shady, katara

(5:10 PM) be careful!! there are horrible people out there


(5:11 PM) I know, I know

(5:11 PM) I haven’t told him anything about myself at all, not even my name

(5:12 PM) he sounds like he’s around our age

(5:12 PM) he spent like that entire hour today just talking about how much he loves love amongst the dragons


(5:13 PM) uhhhh

(5:13 PM) that’s so like, out of context but it’s not creepy at least

(5:14 PM) I mean. ur the most responsible person I know so ik you won’t be like super reckless about this

(5:15 PM) but PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE be careful and if anything vibes wrong just tell ur dad or sokka or me at once


(5:16 PM) aww suki of course I will <3

(5:17 PM) ily <333


(5:18 PM) anyway open up!!!! we’re here come get ur loot

(5:19 PM) and show me our young violent prodigy so I can give her a big hug


(5:20 PM) YAY!!!  

(5:21 PM) korra rly said: peace was never the answer


(5:22 PM) that’s our girl!!!

(9:00 PM) uhh here’s the notes lol


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(9:05 PM) wow!!!!! You were not exaggerating!!!!

(9:06 PM) these are DETAILED


(9:07 PM) *bows*


(9:08 PM) really, thank you so much!! yr a lifesaver

(9:09 PM) I really wasn’t vibing with lit this year at all, these will make it so much easier!!


(9:10 PM) it’s no problem at all!


(9:11 PM) it’s really sweet that you remembered


(9:12 PM) of course I did, I told you I’d give you the notes

(9:13 PM) if you need help with lit in general I could help, it’s kind of my thing


(9:14 PM) i noticed! You’re really good at this! I’ll have to take you up on your offer

(9:15 PM) you’re explaining the themes better than my teacher has for the entirety of september


(9:16 PM) thanks :D


(9:17 PM) you’re welcome…Zuko


(9:18 PM) wh

(9:18 PM) SHIT!!!!!!




(9:20 PM) at least you (accidentally) cropped out your last name

(9:21 PM) your full identity remains a secret for now


(9:22 PM) god, I’m such shit at internet security

(9:23 PM) when I was younger my uncle and I fell for one of those scams where you enter your social security number so you can get a free iphone

(9:24 PM) I mean, lucky for me we used uncle’s social security number

(9:25 PM) but still



(9:27 PM) how old were you??


(9:28 PM) I was like 14 there was literally no excuse

(9:29 PM) well, now you know. I’m zuko, he/him


(9:30 PM) well.

(9:31 PM) for fairness and pronoun purposes, I’m katara, she/her


(9:32 PM) katara? that’s a really pretty name


(9:32 PM) thank you!!

(9:33 PM) so what class were you taking that could possibly be worse than literature


(9:34 PM) careful slandering the love of my life

(9:35 PM) i had chemistry (ew)

(9:35 PM) try topping that


(9:36 PM) chemistry is actually not that bad at all

(9:37 PM) it’s often fun really


(9:38 PM) …

(9:39 PM) gonna be the bigger person here and not slander your passion like you did mine


(9:40 PM) chemistry’s not my PASSION it’s just fine

(9:41 PM) my favorite subject is actually biology, human biology

(9:42 PM) I want to be a doctor, you see


(9:43 PM) that’s really cool :D

(9:44 PM) you must be really smart


(9:45 PM) not really, I just study really hard and it’s something I’m passionate about! Being ‘smart’ is a myth anyway


(9:46 PM) that’s true

(9:46 PM) do you know what kind of doctor you want to be?


(9:47 PM) I’m still thinking about it a lot

(9:48 PM) I really like kids so I think I’d like being a pediatrician

(9:48 PM) but also I was thinking of being a neurosurgeon

(9:49 PM) and I know that’s what everyone says they’ll be and everyone ends up opting out and doing something else

(9:50 PM) but idk


(9:51 PM) I think you can do it

(9:52 PM) I’ve only known you for like two days but ik you’re a force to be reckoned with

(9:53 PM) you can do what you set your mind to


(9:54 PM) thanks!!!!


(9:55 PM) in any case you can help me with chem now because i am absolutely terrible at it


(9:56 PM) of course!! Whenever you need to.

(9:57 PM) I guess we have a tutoring agreement now lol


(9:58 PM) how studious of us


(9:59 PM) model students of the humanities and STEM departments, respectively


(10:00 PM) ugh, my sister wants me to do something, I have to go

(10:01 PM) talk to you later, katara!


(10:01 PM) later, zuko :)