Future Apprentice Aaron stands out in my mind for two reasons: first, he was not a teenager and second, I know that I said something to him while I was with Apprentice Tyler. Apprentice Tyler and I were standing at the service counter when I supposedly said while I supposedly pointed at future Apprentice Aaron, “Fresh meat”. I've inserted “supposedly” twice, since I do not recall saying it and I don't typically point. However, if I can't trust the recollection of two apprentices, then who can I trust?
This encounter with future Apprentice Aaron was, I believe, in the spring of 2014. In the case of Apprentice Aaron, I have not used undue influence, occult or otherwise, to change his opinion of his job, his employer, or his responsibility as a manager. My reticence is in contrast to Apprentice Tyler's Gemini influence. Apprentice Tyler is knowledge and capable, a rare and potentially dangerous combination in the Modern Age. Over the summer Apprentice Tyler has used his experience and talents to apply considerable effort (“Geminis are the used car salesmen of the zodiac”) in multiple attempts to influence Apprentice Aaron's perceptions relating to his employer. Since I can not compete with the high energy of the two air signs and their frantic verbal bonding, I was superficially involved during most meetings. I desired that Apprentice Aaron reach his own conclusions and act accordingly with reason and not unfettered emotions. I was not disappointed.
Apprentice Aaron will be shrugging. By next week he will neither be responsible for his subordinates failures or shortcomings nor will he be responsible for implementing corporate policies that seek conflicting goals.
All apprentices and I wish Apprentice Aaron only the best and I hope that during Apprentice Aaron's training that he will be addressed with a heartfelt