"The Puppetmaster" is the 48th episode of Avatar: The Last Airbender.


The gang visits a creepy village where many mysterious disappearances have occurred. They befriend an old innkeeper named Hama, who reveals that she is a waterbender from the Southern Water Tribe. She becomes Katara's mentor and shares with her the tragic story of her life as a prisoner of the Fire Nation. Katara discovers Hama is kidnapping civilians with a dark ability, bloodbending, to enact her revenge. The resulting battle forces Katara to use the technique against Hama to save her friends. Hama, being taken away in cuffs, is pleased because she feels she has passed on her dark legacy to the new generation.

Home video releases

  • Avatar: The Last Airbender: Book 3: Fire - Volume 2
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Complete Series

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