Metal is just a part of earth that’s been purified and refined. But how does it become like that? By getting heated, melted, and pounded. By going through p r e s s u r e and p a i n.
I discovered metalbending in a tiny metal cell, when Master Yu and Xin Fu were taking me back to my parents. That whole trip, all I could think about was how my parents expected me to be something i’m not. Sure, they wanted me to be helpless, but they also wanted me to be a cultured well-mannered, soft-spoken little lady.
All I felt was p r e s s u r e and p a i n.
(Avatar - the last Airbender: the Promise)
: I don't think Boomerang is coming back, Toph.
"Each of you is so amazing, and so special. And I’m… not. I’m just the guy in the group who’s… regular.”
The Stake of Retribution, a blade on the end of the Judgment Chain, enters the victim’s body and wraps around the heart. Kurapika sets two conditions and if the victim violates either one, the chain crushes their heart, killing them.