Ok, I´ve been reading the votes, and here is the result:
Cold Exodus Starbeam SunShimmer White Fury Xin Jing
Your characters already know they´re the Guardians, as they were choosen some time ago IC. However, there is only six of them, so now we have to vote to get a seventh. Now it does´nt matter if you´re voting for your own char.
The Xanadians started to worry about their safety when the old gods let loose in Ponyville. So, now they have chosen those Guardians, ment to watch over the ponies and protect them. Also, they want to keep an eye at those who leaves Xanadia.