"As the highest-ranked Super in this year's practice trails, I will begin the ceremony," Chloe's voice projects perfectly above the small crowd of shivering students. "I nominate [LC] and [RW] as this year's Hearth Knights," she announces, holding out a hand from behind her back towards the two boys.

Murmurs ripple through the Supers. I stand on my toes to get a glimpse. [RW] flushes bright pink, and steps forward with his head held high. [LC] follows his partner, hands tucked in sweater's pockets, his signature frown still painted across his lips.