#Suyin Beifong Tumblr posts

  • geekinator
    19.06.2021 - 12 hours ago

    I did this as a three part series, because I just can’t get enough Beifong in my life and thinking about them brings me immense joy.

    Here’s the first two:

    And last but not least:

    The Beifong family is the best thing that ever happened to Avatar and quite possibly my life. The thing I love most about them, though, is how human they are. They are the epitome of what happens when life is messy and emotions are raw and people do stupid things and life doesn’t go as expected. Each and every one of them is batshit crazy, and I love them for it. Here’s my take on the illustrious Beifongs. Last is Su.

    Suyin: An Analysis

    Oh, Su. What can I say? Su is just as complicated as the rest of the Beifongs. Su is no saint but neither is she a devil. Su is human, and that’s about all there is to it.

    Su obviously took her mother’s absence in a very different direction. I would imagine that both Toph and Lin were very excited to welcome Su. However, very shortly Lin is old enough and probably mature enough to watch her, which leaves Toph free to be Chief, which means Su is shortchanged in her time with her mom. I don’t think Toph sat them down one day and was like ok girls I’m going to be spending more time at work so Lin you’re in charge. I think she just slowly wasn’t really needed at home (at least not in a way that computed in her mind) and she just kind of drifted away.

    Well if I’m Su and my big sister starts bossing me around I’m like ok no that’s not happening, and she obviously started to resist it. However, saying “I was more of a rebel” is like saying “that ghost pepper is a little spicy”. Like Su, honey, there’s a rebel and there’s criminal enterprise. It’s not the same thing, and even later in life she obviously hasn’t made that connection.

    Whether because of her absence, or because she perhaps saw herself in Su, Toph turned a blind eye (pardon the pun). It’s also obvious that Toph isn’t even aware of half the stuff that goes on. And because she’s clueless, Toph probably doesn’t believe Lin when she tells her. Whatever the case, Su is that kid who could do anything or say anything and get away with it, while Big Sister probably sneezes wrong and everyone glares at them, because they’re older and supposed to be more mature. Lin at this point is beyond frustrated with Su.

    So here we go, Su steps out of the car and I’m sure Lin is feeling a lot of things. Probably like she failed her little sister, angry because WTF Su, and maybe even a little vindicated. Now Toph will HAVE to pay attention. Su is the dumbest bitch this side of Whale Tail Island, however, and actually thinks that Lin is going to let her walk away. Well of course she’s not, duh. But Su is so full of anger and frustration, that she lashes out.

    When I say Su is full of anger and frustration, I mean that as much as Lin kept a lid on it, Su did, too. Su had less time with Toph at home than Lin did, which wasn’t fair. Su had to put up with Lin mothering her, when she wasn’t actually her mother and only a few years older than her. Su had very little direction in her life, from anyone. Su was obviously very impressionable. Those two idiots she was with probably could have convinced her to commit Grand Theft Auto, and it wouldn’t have taken much. If things hadn’t gone down the way they did, Su probably would have ended up dead or as a true villain.

    Hm, excuse me while I jot down a story idea.

    Anyways, my point is, Su had just as many feelings as Lin, her bottle just looked very different. So in a moment of pure anger she lashes out when Lin tries to arrest her. I believe she regretted it, and here’s why: she’s in Toph’s office with Lin. Had Su been completely devoid of any feeling, she would have run away and never looked back, or at least tried to rationalize it. Toph is obviously fully aware of what went down; she asks both of them what they were thinking, so even though Su’s not saying sorry she’s not sitting there trying to deny it. She knows she got caught. She may not be sorry, but she’s still sitting there in the office. Frankly I give her points for that. Not many, but a few.

    If I’m Su, I know I did wrong but I don’t care. So I love to hear Toph ask Lin what she was thinking, too. I’m like ha! Yeah, you tear up that report, Mom! But wait, I have to leave the city? Holy shit, did not see that coming! So now the mom who I didn’t have much time with in the first place and has been largely absent is sending me away to my grandparents (and who knows how well she knew them) where only the Spirits know what’s going to happen then. Well this sucks. Not an excuse for her shitty behavior but it still sucked for her.

    So then she goes traipsing around the world to prove to herself she is outside the realm of rules. She finally settles down with Bataar Sr and builds Zaofu. Her ideals still seem to be based on the idea of life without limits, which fits her history. She seems more like someone who creates opportunities than someone who makes a lot of rules. Aiwei calls her the matriarch so she’s not exactly in a position of true political power, at least not in name.

    I truly believe Bataar loves Su and that he is a good husband and father. I also believe that for the most part, Su is a good mom. Here’s why: her kids are quite well-adjusted. Except for Bataar Jr who seems to have inherited her impressionable nature. But Wing and Wei are cool and obviously very accomplished, Opal is rather prissy but she does have some good qualities, and Huan is very passionate about his banana art. They’re kind of a fun family. Su tells Korra that she always wished Lin were a part of her life, and I believe her. I really think Su misses her big sister. She and Lin are alike in that what they want most is their family to be intact.

    After the fall of the Earth Queen, Su says she doesn’t want to impose her ideals on the nation. Again, she doesn’t like rules, so she's not going to go around telling everyone else what to do. I don’t agree with that decision but it is consistent with her character. Her decision to try and assassinate Kuvira I believe comes from a desire to protect those around her, anger at Kuvira for betraying her and taking her son away from her, and guilt because it was her inaction that precipitated the whole thing in the first place. It’s a stupid ass decision, and is an emotional one. Su seems to be ruled by her emotions, from the first time we see her until the end of the series, which is interesting because she does keep her cool most of the time. Emotional people are like that, though. I’m ok until you make me mad or feel something and now I have to do something about it. Oftentimes they resent the person who made them feel it, and blame them. Su definitely falls into that category. Because she is so governed by her emotions, she tends to rush headlong into things without seeing the long game, or the risks. When she gets caught, she knows she messed up. But now Korra has to come and save her, Su knowing full well she’s not ready. But Korra tries anyways because even though Su is incredibly stupid and selfish, she is a friend and they still care about her. Anyone who watches Dragons Race to the Edge, it reminds me of Snotlout, when Astrid says he’s a muttonhead, but he’s their muttonhead. For better or worse, Su has become one of them.

    Quite frankly, I like Su. I think her biggest faults are that she tends to follow her emotions which gets her into trouble and she doesn’t really like to acknowledge when she’s wrong, even though she definitely knows she is. Neither of those things are traits that I would consider unforgivable. I don’t think she and I would be bosom buddies but she is an interesting person. I would be endlessly frustrated with her and probably tell her I told you so a lot. But Su is there when it counts. She defeats P’li and helps defeat Kuvira. She helps save Korra and teaches her metal bending, and she is quite cheerful. As far as Lin forgiving her I feel like that was more for Lin than Su, just like forgiveness is for everyone. For anyone who says Lin deserves better, keep in mind this is her little sister who she loves very much. There’s history there and families are messy and complicated and I for one trust Lin. Lin also doesn’t just jump in, she tells Su she just won’t show up and attack her. They only become more involved because that’s how things played out. Lin is very sincere when she tells Su that she loves her, and it almost seems like the first time Lin has said those words out loud, based on Su’s expression.

    Su may not have known or believed it before that. Right or wrong, good or bad, Su is family, and families are stupid and crazy. Like I said before, Su is no saint, but she’s no devil either. She makes shitty decisions and yes people have to keep coming to her rescue, but I think her heart is in the right place. I really do.

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  • komorebi8817
    19.06.2021 - 14 hours ago

    The Legend of Korra if they were in the Harry Potter universe

    Korra: Gryffindor

    Asami: Ravenclaw

    Bolin: Hufflepuff

    Mako: Gryffindor

    Suyin: Slytherin

    Lin: Gryffindor

    Kya: Ravenclaw

    Bumi: Gryffindor

    Unalaaq: Slytherin

    Tonraq: Gryffindor

    Senna: Hufflepuff

    Pema: Hufflepuff

    Tenzin: Hufflepuff

    Jinora: Ravenclaw

    Ikki: Slytherin

    Meelo: Gryffindor

    Wu: Slytherin

    Toph: Slytherin

    Kuvira: Slytherin

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  • azulatte
    19.06.2021 - 15 hours ago

    my dad told me to rewatch lok with him and i'm trying sO HARD to not go ☆♡☆heart eyes mode☆♡☆ every single time i see lin on screen.

    #i'm also hating on suyin with my whole life but that's not the point #i'm about to throw hands #lin is so amazing #lin beifong #legend of korra
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  • pinkrathian799
    18.06.2021 - 20 hours ago

    I have been writing this religiously, like I've got 5 parts done and basically the rest of the story planned out, I'm just spacing it out you know?

    Qnyways, ready Pink Skies part 2, Adjusting the Sails Here

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  • aprettyweirgirl
    18.06.2021 - 1 day ago

    Su: Izumi, can i have a word?

    Izumi: take two:

    Izumi: fuck and off

    Su:

    Su: that's three

    #fire lord izumi #suyin beifong
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  • aprettyweirgirl
    18.06.2021 - 1 day ago

    Lin: Izumi and i don’t use pet names

    Su: i see. hey, what do bees make?

    Lin: honey?

    Izumi: yes, dear?

    Lin:

    Su: don't ever lie to my face again

    #lin beifong #fire lord izumi #suyin beifong#linzumi #lin x izumi
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  • beifongkorra
    17.06.2021 - 1 day ago
    atla & tlok + text posts pt 4

    pt 1 / pt 2 / pt 3

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  • incorrect-tokka-quotes
    17.06.2021 - 1 day ago

    Toph: While we’re gone, Suyin is in charge

    Suyin: YES!

    Sokka, whispering in Lin’s ear: You’re really in charge

    Lin: Obviously

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  • loklove48
    17.06.2021 - 2 days ago

    Young Suyin Beifong 😍 Milf love 💕

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  • loklove48
    17.06.2021 - 2 days ago

    This is from my fanfic on Wattpad and AO3.

    Korra’s Love

    Chapter 12

    Getting it right

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  • stitch1830
    17.06.2021 - 2 days ago
    #kantoph#toph#kanto#headcanons#lin#suyin#my asks #thanks for the ask! #the beifongs all get along okay? lol #so they're sad when Baba dies #sad sad sad
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  • aprettyweirgirl
    16.06.2021 - 2 days ago

    Su:*holding a salt packet* it’s just a little sodium chloride

    Lin: actually Su, it’s salt

    Su: that’s what I said, sodium chloride

    Lin: uh Su, that would be salt

    Lin:*takes salt packer from Su* this is iodized table salt, which in addition to sodium chloride contains anti-caking agents and potassium iodate, which is added to prevent iodine deficiency. So not only are you being overly pretentious by insisting on using scientific terminology for everyday items, you are factually wrong. Your arrogance is your downfall, you annoying little shit

    #this is in the modern au #lin beifong#suyin beifong #linzumi modern au
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  • mudbend
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago

    Suyin: All I’m saying is that Mom works really hard, and nothing around here is cheap.

    Lin: Except you.

    Suyin: Believe me, I’m not cheap.

    Lin: Fine. Free. Whatever.

    #suyin beifong#lin beifong #the legend of korra #source: that 70s show
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  • mudbend
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago

    Lin and Su: *scream*

    Toph: *screams higher* 

    #lin beifong#suyin beifong#toph beifong #the legend of korra #source: modern family
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  • light-miracles
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago
    #Lok#Atla #Legend of korra #Avatar the last airbender #Taang #Bei fong family #Beifong family #Opal bei fong #Opal beifong #Toph bei fong #Toph beifong #Suyin bei fong #Suyin beifong
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  • aprettyweirgirl
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago

    Su, banging on the door: Lin! open up!

    Lin: well, it all started when i was a kid...

    Tenzin: no, she meant-

    Izumi: no, no, let her finish

    #lin beifong #fire lord izumi #tenzin#suyin beifong#linzumi #lin x izumi
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  • mudbend
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago

    Suyin: I did a bad thing

    Lin: Does it affect me?

    Suyin: No

    Lin: Then suffer in silence 

    #suyin beifong#lin beifong #the legend of korra #source: the big bang theory
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  • mudbend
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago

    *Playing two truths and a lie*

    Suyin: Alright, my turn! Umm... okay. My eyes are brown. I’m basically sample sized. And one time I escaped from a Fire Nation druglord’s car trunk by bribing him with sex. 

    Toph: Right idea, honey, but it’s gotta be more challenging for everybody-

    Lin: Her eyes are green  

    Toph:

    Toph: You did WHAT?

    #suyin beifong#lin beifong#toph beifong #the legend of korra #source: schitt's creek
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  • mudbend
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago

    Toph: I’m a bad bitch, you can’t kill me!

    Lin and Su: No Mom, you’re good!

    Toph: Okay, okay you’re right

    Toph: I’m a good mom

    Toph, whispering: But I’m a bad bitch

    #toph beifong#lin beifong#suyin beifong #the legend of korra #source: tik tok
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  • mudbend
    16.06.2021 - 3 days ago

    Suyin, doing a crossword: I need an 8 letter word for “disappointment”

    Opal: Baatar Jr.

    Suyin: ……… It fits

    #suyin beifong#opal beifong #the legend of korra #source: that 70s show
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