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3rd Nov 2020, 6:00 AM in A Canterlot Wedding, Part 2
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Newbiespud 3rd Nov 2020, 6:00 AM edit delete
There are astonishingly and frustratingly few scenes of Celestia interacting with the other members of the Mane Six one-on-one. This was one of them, from Season Eight.

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Jennifer 3rd Nov 2020, 6:05 AM edit delete reply
Which episode is it from, then? I haven't watched the later seasons, but I'd like to see the original scene.
ANW 3rd Nov 2020, 6:11 AM edit delete reply
Season 8 Episode 7 "Horse Play"
Twilight celebrates Princess Celestia oneversary(1111) of raising the sun with a play and ask her to be the main player. It's too bad that she can't she has no stage experience.
you know that guy 4th Nov 2020, 8:24 AM edit delete reply
Wait, it's been over a hundred years since season 1 episode 1?
Ransom4 4th Nov 2020, 9:20 AM edit delete reply
No, I believe it would imply Celestia and Luna ruled for a hundred years or so before Luna turned into Nightmare Moon.
ANW 3rd Nov 2020, 6:06 AM edit delete reply
I wonder how you will deal with Luna not being there.
Fighting off other changelings elsewhere?
Taking care of another distraction?
FanOfMostEverything 3rd Nov 2020, 6:30 AM edit delete reply
Well, the DM explicitly said Luna's asleep at the moment, so I'm going guess that first option.
Ransom4 3rd Nov 2020, 7:17 AM edit delete reply
Hey, Horse Play screenshots! I liked that episode, even as someone who hated how much they seemed to want to make the Princesses less dignified in later seasons, I found that episode charming and I really liked how Celestia pulled everything together at the end. And it referenced events in the Journal of the Two Sisters, so that was a plus for lore loving me.

I do wonder how exactly the session will play out compared to the episode. I wouldn't mind a diversion giving the 6 and/or Celestia more to do.
Eroraf 3rd Nov 2020, 1:34 PM edit delete reply
I loved the confirmed lore in that episode. I've never been a big fan of cringe comedy, so that aspect wasn't a huge hit for me, but the lore and the genuinely moving interactions with Celestia at the beginning and end really did it for me.

I don't know about a diversion, but I am definitely curious to see what Celestia's response will be in the next page.
Ransom4 4th Nov 2020, 7:45 AM edit delete reply
Cringe comedy isn't my favorite, but in that episode, it worked for me. She's just so over the top bad at acting and yet endearing at the same time.
Digo 3rd Nov 2020, 9:59 AM edit delete reply
The whole "asking for a friend" seems funnier whenever that friend in question is known to be in danger. ...dang I hope Fluttershy's player doesn't pass out from fright. :O
Philadelphus 4th Nov 2020, 12:56 AM edit delete reply
"Asking for a friend. Literally" got a good chuckle out of me.
aerion111 4th Nov 2020, 2:09 AM edit delete reply
Ok, I sympathize uncomfortably much with Fluttershy here.
I recently started doing some 'live RPG sessions' (or whatever you wanna call it when it's not play by post), and... Yeah, I now know I'd react much like her.