don't care was made to care
He should have been able to give it up. He should. It wasn't fair.
They were going to take him away from Monk Gyatso, and they weren't going to let him do anything fun, and they were going to take him away from Monk Gyatso --
-- and so he took himself away. They didn't have any right to make him do all that stuff. He hadn't asked to be born the Avatar.
As the ocean rose up to claim him, he had time for a sulky It's all your fault anyway.
The Avatar State didn't care. It swallowed him in light.