The Legend of Korra takes place 70 years after the events of Avatar: The Last Airbender and follows the next Avatar after Aang a girl named Korra (Janet Varney) who is from the Southern Water Tribe. With three of the four elements under her belt (Earth, Water and Fire), Korra seeks to master Air. Her quest leads her to Republic City, the modern "Avatar" world that is a virtual melting pot where benders and non-benders from all nations live and thrive. Korra quickly discovers that the metropolis is plagued by crime as well as a growing anti-bending revolution that threatens to rip the city apart. Under the tutelage of Aangs son, Tenzin (J.K. Simmons), Korra begins her airbending training while dealing with the dangers at large.