Think about this for a few moments. Azula chose two non-benders for her “small, elite team”. To me, this illustrates better than anything that non-benders can be strong and powerful, even without bending. Azula of all people recognized this.
Let that sink in.
Wait, is this…? I had never noticed this
realisation of Steve not needing his help anymore
was this really necessary
It’s also Bucky being more than a little upset that they turned his gentle, harmless friend—who Bucky wanted to PROTECT from the horrors of war—into a fighting machine.
was that really necessary
First of all, how dare you.