"Worst. Day. Ever!" Rainbow Dash flopped listlessly over her sofa, her head a dizzying blur from the baking summer heat. She was no longer sure how hot it was because her thermometer had exploded. The air in her cloud house was dry and still. She started to try to blow on her perspiring face, to no avail. "I mean, what's the point?" she cried out, shaking a hoof out the window at the sky.
She knew it was coming, of course. The heat wave had been scheduled months ago, and the weather patrol had spent ages moving all the clouds and preparing for the summer sun. But Rainbow Dash hadn't found time in between her busy schedule of sleeping and playing to buy a fan, and by the time she'd got around to it, Mr Fan had sold out of fans.
"This is ridiculous! I'm boiling to death and worse than that - bored!" Rainbow Dash croaked, leaning out the window and staring at the baked ground below. "Only a mad pony would be out in this!"
A buzzing noise grew in intensity amidst the still summer air, and