A successful Tumblr contest unlocked the epic conclusion of The Legend of Korra season 2 early Saturday morning, a whole week ahead of its scheduled broadcast.
Update: Watch The Legend of Korra season 2, episode 13 “Darkness Falls” here:
Watch The Legend of Korra season 2, episode 14 “Light in the Dark” below:
Episodes 11 and 12 of The Legend of Korra season 2 will air tonight on Nickelodeon, but fans won’t have to wait another week to watch the final episodes of Book 2: Spirits.
In a post to the Korra Nation Tumblr account this morning, voice actress Janet Varney (Korra) relayed a challenge to the site’s Legend of Korra fans: If the post with her message was reblogged 10,000 times in 12 hours, the hour-long finale of The Legend of Korra season 2 would be released online at midnight.
Well, this being The Legend of Korra fandom, the 12-hour deadline turned out to be slightly excessive. The post passed 10,000 reblogs only two hours after the initial challenge was posted, meaning that The Legend of Korra season 2 finale episodes will be available to watch online at 12:00 a.m. EST.
The achievement, though very exciting, is also somewhat bitter-sweet, as it will mark the conclusion of the long-awaited Legend of Korra season 2. Though Book 2: Spirits has received mixed reviews, its high points have been truly spectacular, and we will miss having new episodes to watch and discuss every week.
But there’s no need to get lachrymose just yet! Tonight’s penultimate episodes, “Night of a Thousand Stars” and “Harmonic Convergence,” are shaping up to be incredibly exciting. Check out a video of series creators Bryan Konietzko and Mike DiMartino discussing tonight’s episodes right here.
The official descriptions for tonight’s episodes say:
Bolin saves the day when President Raiko is attacked; Korra and company try to close the spirit portals before the Harmonic Convergence.
And the description for the The Legend of Korra season 2 finale episodes, titled “Darkness Falls” and “Light in the Dark,” tells us:
Korra discovers a new twist in Unalaq’s evil plan; Tenzin realizes that he must face his own demons; Korra discovers a way that she may be able to defeat the ultimate dark spirit and save the world.
Get ready, Korra fans. It’s going to be one crazy night.