Aang, Katara, Sokka and Toph escape the library to face the desert without the benefit of Aang's flying bison, Appa. The group knows they must get the information they obtained from the library about the upcoming solar eclipse to Earth Kingdom capital of Ba Sing Se, as it could very well make the difference in the ongoing war with the Fire Nation. Aang, who has always felt somewhat isolated by the realization that he is indeed the last Airbender, considers Appa and Momo his only connections to his previous 100-year ago world. When Appa is stolen by Sandbenders, Aang is visibly devastated and without direction or hope. Katara really shines in this episode as she must deal with Aang's despair, Sokka's cactus-induced hallucinations and Toph's lack of support or good ideas to solve their dilemma as she too feels they are just trapped in a 'giant bowl of sand pudding.' The highlight of this episode is when Aang finally confronts the Sandbenders who Toph recognizes as those who stole Appa. ...
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This is part 2 of what was originally shown as a 1 hour Avatar movie special: "The Fury of Aang". See more
How could you let them take Appa? Why didn't you stop them?
I couldn't. The library was sinking. You guys were still inside and...
You could have come to get us! I could have saved him!
I can hardly feel any vibrations out here. The Sandbenders snuck up on me and there wasn't time for...
You just didn't care! You never liked Appa! You wanted him gone.