Merely an Absence of Heat - Soarin'Dash ContestTwilight once told me that the term 'cold' describes merely the absence of heat. When it's freezing outside and the chilly wind cuts your ears, your teeth chattering and your knees knocking, it's not because coldness envelopes you like darkness to drain your soul, no, it's that there is no heat around to bother about you and satisfy your soul. It's that you're missing something in your life, rather than something else occupying you.Merely an Absence of Heat - Soarin'Dash Contest3 years ago in Romance More Like This
But if by that theory that cold is an absence rather than a presence, then theoretically you'd feel nothing. You can feel comfortable at room temperature, slightly uncomfortable at body temperature, and would be scorched alive at the sun's temperature. But what if it's chilly? What if you were in absolute zero? Does it mean you wouldn't feel anything?
Participating in that Hearth's Warming play did not aid me in empathising with those ponies stuck in that blizzard. What must it have been like, to be freezing your flank off, entrenched in hope