Was Amon and Yacone Related to Hama from The Last Airbender?

One of the most mysterious episodes in The Last Airbender happened to introduce one of the most frightening characters in the entire series: Hama. When Hama was younger, she resided in the Southern Watertribe along with Katara’s grandmother Kanna. She lived the life of a normal water bender until the Fire Nation attacked her small tribe. Slowly, the Fire Nation soldiers picked off each waterbender one by one until Hama was finally captured.

From there she remained imprisoned, with no plans of remaining captive for long. She invented and perfected her skill of Bloodbending and used it to escape. From there she became the insane Inn Keeper that we all know her to be. Her reign of Bloodbending ultimately ended with her in handcuffs while she crackled with laughter, reiterating the fact that her job was done.

So her role in the series is done, right? Her legacy stops right there? Not necessarily. I think her insanity might have been hereditary.

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Amon is Much More Powerful than Previously Thought

In yesterday’s episode of The Legend of Korra, Amon had confirmed himself to be the main antagonist of the season. Over the course of the past few weeks, Amon and his role as the villain did come into question when Tarrlock captured Korra and revealed his illegal ability to blood bend.

But all this talk of Tarrlock being the ‘real villain’ came to a halting stop when Amon proved that he was much more than a ‘non-bending’ Equalist leader.

In episode 9 ‘Out of the Past’, we confirmed two things about Amon: He actually has the ability to take away bending and he is unaffected by blood bending.

The first ability is not unheard of; Tenzin confirmed that Avatars’ generally have this ability, but what doesn’t make sense is how Amon acquired this ability. The latter ability, however, is unheard of. As far as we know, Amon is neither affected nor bothered by blood bending.

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