Final Cut stared skeptically at all the ponies before him who were hoping to make the cut... no pun intended. The yearly Hearths Warming Eve pageant was a big event, and Final Cut was honored with being in charge of it this year. After all, his albums had shown a lot of intense creative ability.
He shouted, quieting the room of excitable ponies.
"This is how this whole thing is goin' to work. One by one, you'll come up and present your monologue, and tell me which charactah you'd like t' play. I'll put a score down on my clipboard that you may not see. If you rank highly overall, I'll find a charactah for you t' play. That may be a lead role, but it may be just a background character. The role you receive is the role you receive. Everypony undahstand?"
He stared at the crowd. Some ponies looked confident, others nervous, but most were just excited to be auditioning at all. He posted the list of main characters on a projector screen then, eager to get this show on the road.
- Chancellor Puddinghead
- Commander Hurricane
- Princess Platinum
- Clover the Clever
- Private Pansy
- Smart Cookie