Melbourne is more my thing, for sure. I was having a total meltdown when I emerged up far north.
No, but seriously, for someone like me that place is way too hot. I heard on the grapevine that Melbourne was a lot cooler, and also that they were running Human Classes to help folks like me blend in. Snow joke, I was totally out of my element up there, although I do hear that Melbourne commercial solar panels are some of the biggest and best in the industry, so that makes sense. Really should’ve put two and two together before I popped out in one of the hottest places in Australia to do my research!
Back home, we…don’t really have the concept of solar power. I’d honestly never seen the sun until I journeyed to the surface to see it for myself. All the other frost wights in my class were doing research on snowfalls and yeti herding techniques, and I noticed a serious lack of research on sun and solar power on the surface world. Soon as I announced that would be the subject of my project, everyone started giving me the cold shoulder.
“We don’t go to the surface world!” “Frost wights can’t survive in their sunlight!” “Wind power is where it’s at, man.”
Ugh, so close-minded! Everyone around here wants to spend all day shambling around in the blizzard, happy to never try anything new. My parents are shamblers, their parents were shamblers, and their parents before them. Everyone I know chose to be a shambling ice zombie when they left school. I dunno, maybe I want to be a commercial solar energy research scientist, okay, Dad?
Anyway. I was all like “ice knowing you guys” and I came up here. Loads of valuable data gathered, some cool new friends at my first human class. I’m having a very ice time; the surface is stone-cold awesome, weighing up the froze and cons.