Zutara Week 2012- Day 3: Transcend
Zuko dodged the well aimed attack and sent three successive bursts of fire at his opponent. She ducked the first two and put out the last one with a splash of water. Gathering it up again, Katara formed a large ball above her head, eyes sharp and dead set on Zuko's face. He fell into a stance, but stayed still as he waited for her to make a move. Zuko took the time to really look at Katara's face and posture, how stiff and, dare he say it, fiery she was. Her lips were tight and almost invisible, her brows knitted together. It was more severe than anything Zuko had ever seen from Katara.
It was strange.
It wasn't right.
"Katara," he whispered. Then she attacked.
The ball became a water whip, which she flung at him. Zuko jumped out of the way, kicking fire at her while airborne and landing gracefully on the balls of his feet.
"Katara," he said again, louder this time so she could hear.
Her answer was