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Zutara by trishna87 Zutara by trishna87
the oedipal complex used to be zutara's greatest argument against kataang.

untill season 3 showed katara sporting ursa's do, thus making zutara an oedipal complez thing too.. if zuko falls for her now..

but. upon further thinking it hit me XDDD

i had a theory which works the oedipal thing in our favor XDDD

What makes it somewhat ok for Zutara to happen in light of this new claim of Oedophilia is that, Katara never treated Zuko like a son. If Zuko does fall for katara now it won't be because she happens to look like Ursa. It's because I predict there will be more interaction between these two, and they will get closer. plus Katara's a strong and beautiful bender. If she happens to look better just cos she has a hairstyle similar to Ursa, you can't hold that against Zuko then XD. He has already shown a bit of an interest in her in CoD, in the cave you know...?
Why the Oedipus complex works against Kataang is because ... Katara sadly DOES treat Aang like a son. Therefore it does seem odd for Aang to fall for someone who treats him like her son XD. Katara never treated Zuko in that manner.

dedicated to :iconmizsweet: :) Mon i promised you i'd make it better didnt i? :P

EDIT : :spotlight-left: i drew this 2 weeks before the trailer ;p how was i to know he would be kissing mai? :XD: ... i still think Maiko is most likely a Red Herring though. :spotlightright:
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:iconsonadowstories:
SonadowStories Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
I've heard that Zutara was going to be the official couple, but than the writers changed it because they thought fans would've been outraged.
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Yassiraghafad Featured By Owner Edited Jul 2, 2015
I've heard just about anything said about Zutara. Some say it caused the recession. Some say it's canon as fuq. Some say Zutara is the holy of holies. Some say it will cause the apocalypse, jointly alongside Makorra and/or Masami. Some say that Zukaang is more canon than either Kataang or Zutara. Some say shipping Zutara gives you revitiligo, but lots of HOPE! Some say Zutara is what ruined our fandom and more or less killed it. Some say that old obese Chinese men dressed up in teenage girls' underwear are the true Zutarians. I think you get my point.
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SonadowStories Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2015
O.o
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Andi-Tiucs Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
some fans might have been outraged in either case 
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SonadowStories Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015
True.
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:iconhewhoonlyreviews:
hewhoonlyreviews Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014
and that is a win for Zutara
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ameryl770 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thats right katara you kiss hat devilishly handsome man
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:iconmegamindroxanne:
megamindroxanne Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
haha yeah
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:iconlakita-lover:
Lakita-lover Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
LOL! Love it. XD
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CiridaeWings Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist
GO ZUTARA! <3 
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snowtigerlily Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist

this comic speaks the truth!

 

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Firespirit43 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013
I hated that ending! All season long i waited for them to be together, then the writers had to go all "The hero always gets the girl" Well, the former villian was katara's soulmate! UGH! Anyway, i loved this drawing, hilarious!!!!!!
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neokasey82 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013
I know why they made KatAang instead of Zutara... it's harsh, but if Aang never hooked up with someone, the airbenders would be no more and the world would either 1) fall into chaos or 2)... well I don't really have a 2nd...
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AnimeGirl113 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
I had always wished he would end up with Toph
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:iconneokasey82:
neokasey82 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013
I've seen TophAang, it's adorable. :)
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makorra-and-zutara Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2013
see thats why zutara should have been. you don't marry your son do you.
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EnthusiasticArtist Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Student Writer
hahahahaha so funnyXD
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Strawb4rryN4ko Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha, I love Zuko in the last panel XD
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skyike Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2013
yeah well it's already canon that aang and katara got together, got married, and had three chidren
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CitrineG Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Woah, people SERIOUSLY used the fact that she had a similar hairstyle as his mom to mean pedo? Even though they look NOTHING alike other than that? Yue above...
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Hika-chan000 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lmbo...haha so true haha
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ladyknight24 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
love it
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:iconthetaleof2sisters:
thetaleof2sisters Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012
So true.
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SheWhoWalksWithThee Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Never stop shipping Zutara!
/pride

Also, may I post this to the Fanart photo album of my Facebook Korra fanpage? I'll put direct links to this Deviation and to your profile page in the "summary"
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NightfireXD Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I ship them even though Kataang prevailed!xD Zutara for da win!
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Dangerous-Fire Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012
My life is done with this art.

True, Katara hair is the same as Ursa's but that hairstyle is just traditional in the Fire Nation? Lot of women must use it.
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BerrieBlosym Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XDDDDD you have no idea how much I support this pairing, even if it didn't happen, I still read stories on these two
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trishna87 Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Zutara 5eva amirite? ;D
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BerrieBlosym Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you are riggght ^U^
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:iconmel-n-krys:
Mel-n-Krys Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
IDK if I ever commented on this before or just saw it on Tumblr but SO TRUE and great artwork :D
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yourmom10 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
Lol, Zutara fans.
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DragonSoliloquy Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Gods! I still love Zutara! Especially because it's not canon, as much as I wish it was. I'm rewatching the series and all I see is "Aang's obession" when it comes to Katara. I think he loves her because she's

A) She was the first girl he saw after 100 years.
B) He never really had a mother, so he latched ontot he first mother-figure he had. Which is Katara.

Even rewatching the series, and knowing kataang happens... I still don't see any romantic development on Katara's part! It's just NOT THERE! And on top of that, I don't see any character development on Aang's part. He's still the same. He keeps running away from his problems. Sokka, Toph, Zuko, Katara, hell even Mai! Showed character development. And my biggest pet peeve with kataang is how Aang treats Katara's lose of her mother. It's like he doesn't even care! No "I'm sorry" or "Oh, you poor dear" it's like he doesn't acknowledge it! Where Zuko does!

Aaah, I'm ranting again. Sorry.
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Noeyxoxo Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2013
Nah, keep preeching the truth! It;s soo true!Clap  Btw, made this my background.. just cause.. :idkplz: 
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PersonFromMemoryLane Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Someone who understands... FINALLY!
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DragonSoliloquy Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Heh. People can agrue that Aang eventually acknowledges the lost of Katara's mother in the Souther Raiders, but I'm refering to Book 1: Chapter 3: The Southern Air Temple. Where Katara told Aang the first time. He completely blows her off.

Aang doesn't show much character development at all, in my opinion. He's still the same goofy kid and is pron to taking extremes when something doesn't go his way. I honestly don't see how Katara realized Aang was the one. Plus, the "powerful bender" comment is so vague, but the end, Zuko was a powerful bender. He was strong enough to be considered a master and in the beginning of the series nobody would have said that about him. Yes, Azula was going insane near the end, but he was strong enough at least to keep up with her, when before he never was. To say that the Avatar is the only one able to be considered a "powerful bender" is folly.
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PersonFromMemoryLane Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I am in total agreement with you! I'm actually somewhat positive somewhere in the series, Zuko was called "a powerful bender" himself. I'm not sure when and where, but I'm fairly sure. And Aang's development wasn't as full as the other characters, I agree. I wonder why they did that, if they ever noticed...
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DragonSoliloquy Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
They probably did but Mike and Bryan don't care about what their fans think.
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PersonFromMemoryLane Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Why not?
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JRose16 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hahhaha this made me laugh. Really cute, and great drawing!
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EnvyFangurl07 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
damn straight
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marlog Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012  Student General Artist
... oedipal? ...
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double--take Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Student
This isn't the most accurate explanation as I'm only relying on what I learnt from studying Oedipus at college, Wikipedia has a very detailed page if you're interested. But to sum most of it up the Oedipus complex is a psychological theory and is rather disturbing in a way. The theory is that a boy subconciously desires to kill his father and sexually posess his mother. If you've ever heard or read the ancient Greek tragedy 'Oedipus' by Sophocles or heard of the myth, thats where the name comes from, as Oedipus was a mythical King of Thebes, who unknowingly fulfilled a prophecy that told him he would kill his father and bed his mother. The term 'Oedipus Complex' was coined by psychologist Sigmund Freud.

So the argument the artist is talking about is that although Katara has a similar hairstyle to Ursa, the Oedipal complex wouldn't really apply to Zutara as its likely that the hair was just a coincidence and she never treated Zuko in any other way than an enemy and later a friend, where as with Aang she mothered him and treated him like a son which progressed to romantic feelings on Aang's part...Creating a sort of Oedipal effect in that he has romantic feelings toward a mother figure...

It can be pretty complicated if you're notfamiliar with it, but I hope that helped in some way XD :)
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marlog Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Student General Artist
... (lot's of words) but thanks for the explanation, i think i got a lot out of that!
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double--take Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Student
I know and thats just a brief explanation! Theres lots of levels to it...Glad I could help though XD
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Mel-n-Krys Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Bahahah EXACTLY! XD
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da5thmarauder Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2012  Student Writer
UM its funny and all i respect Zutara i do its .................


I CANT SEE MY BABY AANG GET BROKEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
SORRY
but i ove the humor in it!
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HowlingSoulOfMine Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Zuko's face -_- haha
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Squiddy-chan Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012
lol brilliant! ^_^
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bloodiedfirewing Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
lol
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Lucky415 Featured By Owner May 25, 2012
oedipus was the first motherfucker :P i just love saying that
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