The one question left to my mind is... well, what now? They never really made it clear how far you needed to go to be a Wonderbolt. I mean, passing this bit of training can't be it.
Also, as much as I appreciate seeing characters like Cloud Kicker and Thunderlane show up again, (and Jesus, Roid Rage wasn't a one-time character?) I feel like they kinda cheapen the standards of becoming a Wonderbolt if even THEY could be accepted to the basic training, given the episode they appeared in outlined their prowess as pegasi. No wonder Dash didn't have the slightest doubt she'd get in...
But again I ask, now what? This feels like the sort of thing you'd follow up on in continuity, but unless you have episodes where her absence is explained by "she's at the academy for the day" I don't know how they'd do that. Interested to see, anyway.
That said, I really liked how they handled Rainbow in this episode. I expected her to get mean trying to compete with Lightning Dust, but the two of them got on GREAT up until her new wingmate started getting less "Maverick from Top Gun" and more "Maniac from the Wing Commander movie". Seeing her be the sportsman one and sticking to her principals was nice, and it showed a lot of growth for her since, say, Fall Weather Friends.
Harry intentionally used the occlumantic link to see Voldemort's thoughts. He was flicking lit matches at Lucius Malfoy.
"Your pain bores me," said Darth Nonose. "Go fetch Severus. I have some death for him."
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