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Date: September 14, 208 11:30 P.M
From: "Summer Spark" (summerspark*canterlotlight*gov)
To: "Aurora Dawn" (morningfire87*grapevine*civ)
Subject: Got the job!

Hey there, Rora. What do you think of my new Magmail address? I've got a new title to go with it: Assistant Solar Technician, which is another way of saying "guy who gets the coffee."

Okay, that's a bit of an exaggeration. I AM one of the guys who gets sent for coffee, but I'm also supposed to serve as backup—both to supply the non-assistant Solar Technicians with extra magical juice as needed, and to potentially take over for one of them if they're suddenly disabled.

Remember the field trip to the Solar Chamber we both took in third grade? It's not any less impressive than it was back then, at least not to me. Maybe after working here for a while, I'll start to get jaded, but I doubt it. I mean, I get to be in the same room with part of Celestia herself. And, if I stick around for long enough to drop the "assistant" from my title, then I'll be working with Celestia's magic on a regular basis. I'll be part of the group responsible for raising the SUN. Holy horseapples.

It's powerful stuff.

But enough of me gushing about my new job. How are Mom and Dad doing? They're still throwing the annual Hunger Games kickoff party, right? Ask them if there's anything I can bring. I mean, I still couldn't cook to save my life, but I could buy some chips or soda or napkins or something. Tell Mom she should make those stuffed peppers again—those were AMAZING.

Now that I've got a new job (oops, there I go again), I'm thinking of buying into a group sponsorship. I'm not sure who to support yet-Districts One and Two are usually the ones who last longest, but I've always had a thing for the underdogs. District 4 hasn't had a Victor in the last few years, and the unicorn from that District is just gorgeous. Yeah, I know I'd never have a shot at her, even if she won, but a stallion can dream, can't he? Well, I'll figure out who to go for once we see a bit more training footage.

Anyways, I'm off to bed. Mail me back soon.


Summer Spark