In the episode Bato of the Water Tribe, Sokka and Katara tell Aang they have decided to stay with him rather than going to see their father becasue he needs them more. Then, Katara explains they need him too. In what ways do they need him? Do they need him more than they need their father?

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    Isn't the Avatar supposed to be a savior of the world? That's a pretty big need if you ask me!
    – Skooba
    Commented May 10, 2021 at 20:28
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    Also they're children, and close friends. They need each other emotionally.
    – Kitkat
    Commented May 11, 2021 at 14:02
  • Thanks much for the answers! Really helpful!
    – Benjamin
    Commented Apr 2, 2022 at 5:32

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Well, apart from them being friends, Katara needs Aang to get to the Northern Water Tribe to find a waterbending master.

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