'Congratulations on passing the exam trainees' The squad Commander declared. 'You are now all officially MAU pilots'. Leona's head was in a spin 'OhMyGoshOhMyGoshOhMyGosh' was all she could think. most of the rest of the ceremony was lost in that panicked blur right until. 'Cadet Ozaki!', 'HUH!?' she almost blurted out, then suddenly remembering she stepped forwards. 'For success in completing the MAU training program of the Novus expeditionary forces I here by promote you to the rank of Major. Here is your pin, and the MAU dealer is over there.' 'Er... thank you Sir, thank you very much.' Leona walked away the rank pin held tightly in her hand, lost in thought she didn't hear the commander repeat the self same rote to the next eager cadet. 'My fist MAU... MY FIRST MAU!' 'YIPPE YAY!' several rather startled Bellato dived out the way as a dynamo of energy hurtled over to the showroom.
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