Irko week 3- TeasingZuko, if I MaiI would like to sing a Song:An Ode to my JinZuko took one look at the terrible haiku pinned to his serving uniform, glared at his Uncle, and tossed it into the fire.
Irko week 2- HeartbrokenOn the day his brothers betrothal was announced, Prince Iroh approached his father about serving in the Fire Nations military.On the day of his nephews birth, he lost his beloved wife to a raging fever.On his birthday, he lost his son to the siege at Ba Sing Se.Iroh sighed as he heard the guards outside his cell talking about the Avatars fall. And today, on what would have been the anniversary of his wedding, he had lost his nephew.
Irko Week 1- DevotionSeeing the commotion on the pier, the crew of the small Fire Nation ship readied itself for anything. Somehow, Lt. Jee didnt seem surprised when, from the madness of the brawl that had broken out, two figures broke away and ran straight for the ship. He was, however, slightly taken aback when about half of the brawlers followed them.He just didnt expect quite so many.The two men- one short and rotund, the other taller and fairly dragging the other along behind him- dove onto the ships lowered prow and shouted at him to draw it up. The order was unneeded; it was already rising from the pier and in seconds, the ship was under way.The two men still lay where they had collapsed, bodies aching, chests heaving. The younger rolled over, groaned, and finally got to his feet. Still, none dared approach him- the glower on his face was directed at the older man, who had at least risen to a seated position.I cant believe it! They dared to attack me?!
DreamlessHe flew up from a dreamless sleep, heart racing, unsure of what had caused him to awaken. The spot next to him was empty, of course- Poppy had not yet forgiven him for near isolating their daughter. In the dark of the night, he listened. His guards moved just outside his door. A glance out the window confirmed that the night patrol was still at work. Nothing to worry about.But his heart still pounded.A small noise; wide eyes flew to a shadowed corner of the room. His throat dried as the shadows shifted and a slender female form clad in upper class Earth Kingdom garments emerged. His eyes traveled over her - and froze on the decidedly out-of-pace ornament she wore in her hair. His choked cry was swiftly silenced by a heavy male hand. Panicking, he tried to escape the grasp of his unseen male captor.One word, and my men will slaughter your wife while she sleeps. Lao stilled; focused on the woman before him. Nodded his compliance.The thugs hand relaxed- he wrenched a