'A Royal Problem' With Friendship is MagicWhile discussing the episode 'A Royal Problem' with another deviant, we'd ended up talking about Celestia's trip into the dreamscape, and in that discussion, he brought up a rather... interesting detail I and many others had long since overlooked;
When Celestia uses her magic to go into the dreamscape, the magical aura around her horn is not the conventional yellow dolor, but a dark blue, implying that Celestia and Luna's powers were switched along with their cutie marks; and sure enough, after their marks are switched, Luna also showcases her sister's yellow aura when she uses magic.
This revelation stemmed from the idea of Celestia having done Luna's job in Luna's absence during her exile, but with this little detail [plus apparently some dialogue from Luna saying that only her magic [in this case in Celestia's possession] could affect the dreamscape] suddenly that idea becomes impossible.
And this is important. its important for a good reason. Empathy.
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