Carmine approached the cottage. He went into soldier mode as he crawled through some bushes to avoid being seen. He noticed several chickens clucking around. Also there were flamingos, beavers, a relaxed looking forest bear and a forever-alone turtle.
"What kind of weird petting zoo is this?" The COG soldier mumbled to himself. Carmine unfortunatly wasn't able to spot any delicious pigs around. He continued crawling further and came to a realisation. Ponies in this world were talking. Maybe these animals could speak as well!
Carmine grabbed a rock and threw it against the bear's big nose. The beast was annoyed. It growled and turned towards the COG soldier.
"Hey buddy! can you talk?" Carmine asked the bear.
"Uhhm... excuse me. But why are you crawling through my yard?"
Carmine was surprised. The bear barely moved its jaws. but appareantly had a really soft femine voice. "Oh you know, just hanging. Some crazy pony attacked me, so I thought it'd be better to lay low for a while."
"A pony attacked you? Thats horrible! what happened?"
"Oh. Me and some others were building a house for these two ponies. But uhh... due to some unluc...-" Carmine stopped mid-sentence as the bear suddenly yawned, proceeded to lay down and close its eyes. "Hey! what the hell? I was talking to you!"
"But I'm still here?" The voice continued. It startled Carmine causing him to jump up from his cover. He then noticed the cream colored pegasus named Fluttershy was next to him all this time.
"Oh god. And I thought I was talking to a bear..." The COG soldier facepalmed.
"Uhhm... I dont think bears can talk."
"And I didn't think ponies could talk untill a few days ago."
"Oh... Thats okay uhh... Would you like to come in for some tea?"
"Yeah sure! lets have a frigging tea-party. I'm sure we'll have a blast."
Fluttershy wasn't sure if Carmine was being serious or sarcastic. But she let him in anyway, interested in what he was doing hidden in the bushes. She found Heavy the scariest looking one of the three humans, but she got over that quickly after learning he could be a gentle giant. Fluttershy thought, that in the few times she saw Carmine he was always rather calm and laid back. Surely he coulnd't be more dangerous then a yelling RED Heavy.
Carmine entered the cottage with the pink-maned pegasus. He immediatly noticed even more critters inside. Humming birds, squeaking mice and an annoying looking rabbit. He instantly knew he did NOT like this bunny as it glared evilish towards the COG soldier.
"So you have quitte alot of animals I see." Carmine said.
"Oh yes, I love little animals and taking care of them." Fluttershy then gave her bunny a big hug. "Please take a seat!"
"Uhh... Okay." Carmine took place on the pony-sized couch.
"I'll just go pour us some tea, and then I want you to tell me everything that happened okay? And Angel... Please be nice to Mr. Carmine." Fluttershy said. Carmine just nodded and watched her walk to the kitchen. He was now alone with the rabbit known as Angel.
"Angel huh. I'm guessing you dont live up to your name." Carmine poked it. The bunny appareantly was able to understand all of the COG soldiers words as it proceeded to stomp its large rabbits feet on Carmine's helmet, clearly insulted. "Hey cut it out!" The soldier waved his arms around trying to counter the annoying bunny. But it was to fast.
So Carmine stood up, now atleast ten-million times larger then the bunny. (in Angel's eyes.) The rabbit was frozen in fear. Terrified, as the human slowly stretched out his muscular arm and grabbed it. "You're lucky I'm not frying you." Carmine opened a nearby window and simply tossed Angel as far away as possible. Problem solved. The COG soldier quickly closed the window and jumped back on the couch.
"I hope you like vanilla flavored tea... Where's Angel?" Fluttershy entered the room again.
Carmine was just chilling on the couch. "Oh, I think he went for a walk."
"Really... Angel really doesn't like going outside when it's dark... Maybe I should get him."
"Oh, whats the worst thing that can happen to cute little bunny like that."
"Well... We ARE right on the edge of the Everfree Forest..."
"Pff... What's so scary about a forest."
"The animals... They take care of theirselves..."
"Wow. I'm so scared."
"The clouds... They move on their own!"
"Isnt that normal?"
"And there's lots of scary creatures in the forest. Like manticores, hydras, timberwolves, chimeras, giant warthogs, cockatrices, basi...-" Fluttershy got interupted by Carmine.
"Woah woah. Did you just say giant warthogs?" Carmine said as took a sip from his tea.
"Uhm... How are you doing that?"
"How are you drinking tea with your helmet on?"
"How are you holding that cup without fingers?"
"... Nevermind. Anyway... Can I ask you something?"
"What's the story behind your cutie mark? It looks really beautiful."
"What the ... heck... is a cutie mark? Carmine asked confused not wanting to swear infront of the little pony. Fluttershy then pointed at her flank, it had a 'tattoo' revealing three small butterflies.
"A cutie mark is what a pony gets when he or she discovers their special talent."
"Well I'm not a pony, so I guess I dont have a cutie mark hehe."
"Then what is that?" Fluttershy poked Carmine's arm. He had a huge tattoo. A large sword across his arm. Two COG soldier helmets, and the words Anthony. Benjamin. R.I.P. underneath. He had another tattoo on his lower arm but was mostly covered by his gloves. It was a lancer with the words 'born to saw.'
"Oh that... That's just something to remind me..." Carmine's tone changed from being laid back to slightly sad.
"Remind you of what?" Fluttershy asked curiously.
"Oh... I'm sorry." Fluttershy just came to the realisation of what R.I.P. ment. "I shouldn't have asked..."
"Its fine..." Carmine said. "Dying for the COG is the greatest honor for us Carmines... It's just the way they went."
"What happened?" Fluttershy wasn't sure if she even wanted to know.
"Anthony... He joined Marcus's squad. When they headed towards the house of sovereigns... A locust sniper just blew his brains out when his weapon malfunctioned. A dog's death." Carmine laughed awkardly. Fluttershy remained silent.
"And then Ben... The squirt... He was so young. You know what happened to him?" Fluttershy shook her head.
"A GIANT FUCKING WORM ATE HIM! but noooo! that wasn't enough. He had to live through that hell atleast thirty more minutes while being digested alive and torn apart by Nemacytes. He even trie...-" Carmine had quit talking as he noticed Fluttershy was looking away.
"Please stop..." She asked with a teary voice. She was clearly crying. Carmine realised his emotions took over for a minute when he remembered both his brothers deaths.
"I'm sorry for that... I just get pissed of easily when I think of them... I didn't mean to scare you. I'm really sorry."
"Its okay... It must be really hard for you to lose somepony you care about." Fluttershy spoke silently.
"Someone." Carmine corrected her. "And yes it is... I just wish I could've spoken to them one last time. Anyway... I should get going now I guess."
"Oh no, you dont have to leave!"
"Yeeeeess I do, I don't wanna be a bother to you."
"Oh... If you really have to go. Make sure you go and meet Rarity in Carousel Boutique. I think Twilight had planned for you to stay over there... and she's always really stressed out if her plans dont work out."
"Carousel Boutique? Suuuure, I'll head there right away."
"I mean... If that's okay with you?"
"Yeah sure sure! I'll talk to you later Fluttershy!" Carmine left the cottage and the pegasus waved him off.
Only the COG soldier wasn't heading towards Carousel Boutique. Nope. He headed further into the forest, in search of a certain bunny.
Heavy was with Applejack. Twilight Sparkle figured it would be most logical the let the biggest human stay at the biggest place. Which would be Applejack's barn. The Russian accepted this and did as told.
"Yer gonna like it at the farm." Applejack said. "Ah'm sure ya gonna like Big Mac. He's a big guy just like you! an granny Smith makes the best applepie ya'll ever taste!"
Heavy looked around. This place was huge. Appletrees as far as he could see. "What is little pony's job here?" He asked.
"That's a fine question there. Ya see, me 'n ma brother. We buck apples."
"You? Apples... Heavy does not understand. Are you not girl pony?"
"Why the hay cant a mare buck apples?"
"I just dont see how is possible..."
"Well I'll show ya!" Applejack trotted towards the nearest tree and bucked it with all her might. The tree literally shook and apples started falling off instantly. All of them. "There! Best apple-bucker 'round." She bragged.
"Oh! You kick trees and apples come out! YAHAHA!" the Russian started laughing out loud.
"What the hay you laughing 'bout now?"
"Big misunderstanding. Is funny to me."
"Yer a strange fella Heavy. Ah'l introduce ya to the Apple-family tomorrow. Ya can probably use some rest dont ya?"
"Then let me show ya around."
Applejack gave a short tour of the barn. It wasn't really that big. There were just mostly farm supplies lying around, however there was a large bed in a corner next to some bales of hay. "Mah little sister made this bed all on her own, Ya'll get to meet her later as well. Do ya like it?"
"Hmmm... is good." Heavy made it sound as if he was dissapointed. But Applejack knew he was telling the truth.
"Uhh... Ah'll get you something to drink before ya hit the hay."
"Da..." Heavy placed Sasha on the ground as he sat himself on the bed. He watched Applejack leave the barn. The Russian sighed loudly and proceeded to sob. "Comrade..." He then started crying softly.
Applejack came back five minutes later holding a large glass. "Ah hope ya like applejuice!" she then noticed the large human being sad. "What's ta matter with ya pardner?"
Heavy got startled as the little pony suddenly entered the farrm. He quickly dried his few tears. "Oh... Is nothing important. You did not see me."
"Ah can tell exactly when yer lying! now spit it out!" Applejack said harshly.
"... I lost comrade when I came to this strange world." Heavy continued sobbing.
"Ya lost somepony?" Applejack sworn she could hear a small violin playing.
"Da... He was comrade, friend and credit to team. But only Heavy liked him... Now he is alone."
"That sounds horrible!"
"It is not good no... I am not sure I will ever see him again."
"Aw shucks. Ah wish ah could help ya. But ya'll gotta wait for the princess. Ah'm sure she'll find ya'll a way home."
Applejack felt bad for the human, he seemed genuinely upset about leaving his friend behind. She trotted over to the human and stared him right in the eyes.
"What's yer friend's name then."
"Name is... Sandvich!"
"Ah beg yer pardon?"
"Sandvich is comrade."
"Ya mean we're sitting here bein' all emotional an whatnot for a sandwich?"
Heavy suddenly jumped up and looked furious. "What did pony say?"
"Uhh... It seems awfully silly bein' sad for a sandwich ya know... Ah mean... Ah can make ya one right now." Applejack answered nervously.
"You think Sandvich would be same! Sandvich home is magical! how dare little pony insult Sandvich!"
"Ah mean it's just a sandwich, what's so magical about it."
"SANDVICH EVEN HAD BIG MOVIE DEAL UNLIKE PUNY PYRO!"
"Ah!" Applejack cowered before the shouting Russian.
"You know what Heavy does to people that mock him?" Heavy kneeled down before the pony grinning madly.
"Uhh... Do ah wanna know?"
"Heavy crushes all. Everything. No matter how big and strong. Heavy will destroy it."
"Yer not gonna crush me right?"
"HA! you are not people, you are little pony."
"So yer not mad?" Applejack asked even though she felt slightly insulted.
"Njet. If I can tolerate puny RED scout. Then Heavy is sure he can tolerate little mocking pony. I also told pony princess Heavy would only crush pony enemies."
"Phew that's good to know. Ya were scaring me to be honest. Ah'm sorry ah uhh... insulted yer sandwich. Can we just forget 'bout this?"
"Is all good little pony. Now let Heavy rest. I wonder if comrade Carmine is back yet."
"Ah'm sure Rainbow dragged his lazy behind back already. Now ah'm off to bed as well. There's more work to be done tomorrow."
"Good sleep apple-pony."
"Good night to ya as well Heavy."
"What do you mean you lost him Rainbow!" Twilight shouted at her friend after finding out one of the humans was missing.
"Oh yeah... he was pretty fast you know." Rainbow Dash answered.
"Fast? You're the fastest flyer in Ponyville!"
"Yeaaah, and he was able to camouflage himself very well."
"Camouflage? He's completly dressed in blue while in a green environment! Were you even trying Rainbow Dash?"
"Pffft... No not really..." The blue pegasus giggled.
"Do you have any idea what the princess will do to me if she finds out that I already messed everything up on the first day!"
"Oh come on Twi. You're overreacting again. She isn't gonna banish you for anything geez. And we'll just look for that Carmine guy tomorrow. I mean... What's the worst thing that can happen? Besides didn't the princess told you that we should especially keep an eye out on that one?" Rainbow Dash pointed at the last of the three humans.
Ulfgar wasn't even listening to the ponies conversation. He had found something far more interesting. A refrigerator light. "By the gods... I have never seen this magic before!" he said amazed.
"It's just a fridge weirdo!" The blue pegasus shouted. The dovakhiin didn't seem to hear it.
"Rainbow! You can't just go around insulting everypony." Twilight was still angry.
"He's not a pony Twilight! he's just some strange talking monkey."
Twilight facehooved. "Look Rainbow... I know we're in a weird situation right now. But we promised the princess we would help them. Remember that Discord is still loose, and we need to do whatever we can to stop him."
"Ughh... so we're stuck babysitting some humans. Why dont we just go and stop Discord ourselves."
"We can't just do that. I'm sure the princesses will ask our help eventually. We'll just have to be patient for now."
"Discord huh..." Ulfgar suddenly appeared next to the two ponies. "Tell me more of this Discord."
And so Twilight did. She told him of how the princesses defeated Discord in the past using the Elements of Harmony, turning him to stone. After they lost their connection to the elements Discord broke free from his imprisonment. He then succeeded in causing chaos once again, naming Ponyville the chaos capital of Equestria. Untill he faced off against the purple unicorn and her friends. Now representing the Elements of Harmony they were able to seal him in stone once again. Untill now.
"So this Discord... He proclaims himself to be a god of chaos?" Ulfgar asked.
"Well yeah. And he's most likely the most dangerous being in Equestria." Twilight answered.
"Then what would you think would be more powerful... A strange looking goat that cowers behind his magic. Naming himself lord or god of chaos. Disgusting." Ulfgar spat on the ground.
"Uhm... Could you please not spit on my floor?" Twilight asked nervously. Ulfgar just continued talking.
"Or does this sound more powerful. A giant dragon named Alduin. Proclaimed by my people to be the Nordic God of Destruction. He nearly destroyed everything in Skyrim..."
"Well if you put it that way the dragon sounds more dangerous..." Twilight said.
"And what if I told you I had slain that dragon... Then surely I can defeat this god of chaos as well." Ulfgar laughed.
"What? You didn't kill a dragon." Rainbow Dash didn't believe him.
"Fine. Then don't believe me. Even though we saved your princess from one just a few days ago."
"No you didn't. The Royal Guard were able to take him down."
"Yes, the magnificent Royal Guard. Surely those golden ponies can take down an Ancient dragon. I am the Dovakhiin. Dragonborn. Devourer of their souls. Just remember that."
"Now you just sound creepy... weirdo..." Rainbow said silently.
"Uhmm... So you go around... killing every dragon you see?" Twilight asked concerned of her baby dragon assistant Spike whom Ulfgar hadn't met yet.
"Oh no no, don't get me wrong. I cleanse evil. Not just dragons. And I guess Paarthurnax and Odahviing were two nice dragons."
"Oh that's great! you just had me worried for a second."
"Well since there's a dragon right here."
"By the gods! A dragon? Is it an Ancient one? Or a frost dragon?"
"Uhh no, its just a baby dragon."
"A baby dragon?" The dovakhiin had in his travels never encountered a young dragon. He did not know what to expect. "Does he speak the Thu'um yet?" Ulfgar asked curiously.
"I don't know what a 'thuum' is... But he can talk just like you and me. Would you like to meet him?" Twilight gestured Ulfgar to follow her up the stairs.
"By Ysgromar... What dangers await me now?" the dovakhiin thought to himself. Rainbow Dash was slowly flying behind him.
Ulfgar had no idea how this house worked. It was a library, house and even a tree. Where will this magical staircase lead them next. Appareantly to a new floor. Twilight entered a door on the left.
"Spike could you come over for a second." She asked.
"Whats wrong Twilight? I'm busy baking, you know that." The dragon had a girly voice.
"I want you to meet somepony."
"Ughh... fine fine. I'll come over."
Spike turned towards Twilight as he noticed Rainbow Dash flying up behind her. "You want me to meet Rainbow Dash?"
"Nope. She wants you to meet that guy." Rainbow answered as suddenly the dovakhiin stepped through the small door on two legs just as the dragon. He was twice as large as anypony and carried a sword equally as big. He was completely dressed in iron armor and wore a terrifying looking horned helmet.
"Spike. This is Ulfgar, He'll be staying with us for a while just as the princess asked." Twilight said to Spike. The dovakhiin stared down the baby dragon and chuckled soflty.
"Uhh.. Hi there..." Spike said nervously.
"What is this?" Ulfgar asked.
"Well this is Spike... A baby dragon." Twilight answered.
"A dragon? I have seen many things in my life. But this is no dragon."
"I am a dragon!" Spike suddenly yelled.
"What pathetic excuse for a dragon are you? Is that... Are you wearing a pink apron?"
Rainbow Dash suddenly burst out into laughter.
"Rainbow! He's insulting Spike! dont just laugh at that!" Twilight said annoyed to the blue pegasus.
"Oh but Twi! That apron is just ridiculous, I'm glad he brought it up." Rainbow said still laughing. Spike and Ulfgar continued their arguement.
"Well I can't bake without an apron can I? What if I burn myself? Spike said.
"You're a bloody dragon right? You cant even burn yourself!"
"... Oh that's right!" Spike threw away the apron.
Ulfgar laughed out loud and enjoyed messing with the dragon. "Every dragon I met this far was able to breath fire. Surely this Argonian hatchling can't do that."
"Oh you just wait and see!" Spike took a step back and took a large breath. He summoned what he thought would be the most violent flames ever produced by any dragon. But in reality it was just a small puff of green fire.
"There. That shut you up didnt it." Spike bragged. Ulfgar and Rainbow Dash now started rolling of the floor laughing. Twilight just sighed.
"Oh by the gods... I haven't laughed this hard since that mammoth suddenly started flying." Ulfgar rubbed away a single tear he produced from laughing at this poor performance of a dragon's fire breath. "The green flames are new to me... But let me show you a TRUE dragon's flames."
"YOL TOOR SHUL!" Spike blacked out.
Applejack had woken up fairly early. She kept thinking of Carmine who ran off yesterday after that unfortunate incident. She just hoped he wasn't mad or anything at Lyra. Or that he'd ran into any trouble. She hopped out of bed determined to find him.
"Ah'l better wake Heavy an go check if that Carmine fella went to Rarity as planned. Works gonna have ta wait for a while." Applejack sighed.
She left house as quiet as possible. Everyone else was still sleeping and she didn't want to wake anypony. She trotted towards the barn where Heavy was sleeping with a slow pace. She then suddenly heard some strange noises and rushed in.
"What the hay is goin' on here?" She shouted.
"Nmnmmmmmaaa..." Heavy was still lying in his bed, his back facing Applejack.
"Are you still sleeping?"
"Kiss me baby!" Heavy suddenly started making smooching noises.
"Ah beg yer pardon?
"Ah aint kissing ya! now get out of bed ya slacker!"
Applejack was frustrated and bucked the Russian. He didn't budge. She walked around the bed angrily where she encountered Heavy cuddled up with his large mini-gun... Still sleeping. The earth pony facehooved and tried waking him again. More gently now she poked him in his face.
"Forward, glorious cart!" The Russian opened his eyes, jumped up and started shouting. Applejack wasn't even surprised from this randomness at this point.
"Come on big guy, let's go look for yer friend Carmine." She said.
"Oh yes. I am in little pony world. Is still very confusing." Heavy picked up Sasha and followed the orange pony.
"Ah'l introduce ya to the family later... Ah just have a feelin' something bad is gonna happen."
"I am sure future man can take care of self."
"Well yeah but he's not the one ah'm worried about. He seemed awfully mad last time we saw him." Applejack said to Heavy who only grunted in response. "Twi said she planned for him to stay at Rarity's. So lets head down to Carousel Boutique first."
Rarity was also up early. Well, her sleep was rudely interupted by her younger sister. Sweetie Belle.
"Rarity Rarity!" The young unicorn jumped around happily. "When do I get to meet the humans?"
"Ugh... I'm not sure why he didn't show up." Rarity answered while still yawning.
"But Scootaloo already played with the humans!"
"Yes yes... I'm certain you'll get to meet one soon enough Sweetie Belle."
"You promise sis?"
"Sure. I'll promise."
"Alright! then I'll make breakfast!"
"Please dont!" Rarity shouted. But it was to late. Sweetie Belle hopped to the kitchen and started throwing with pots and pans. Rarity could only await to see what terrible cuisine she would brew today. Her attention then shifted to the doorbell which suddenly rang. "Cooooming!" She said with a sweet voice.
She opened the door and saw her friend Applejack and the human known as Heavy.
"Applejack my dear! whats brings you and your... friend here so early this morning?"
"We were just wondering if Carmine showed up here yesterday." Applejack asked.
"Oh yes... the human. He never came here."
"What? Then where the hay is he?"
"I'm not sure... Maybe Rainbow Dash dragged him over to Twilight?"
"Ah dont know. What if he's in the forest or something?"
"Maybe comrade Carmine is lost somewhere." Heavy joined in.
"Yeah... Let's check out the Library first though... Are ya coming with us Rarity?" AJ asked Rarity.
"... The forest? Get my hooves dirty? I dont think so dear... I'm certain you and Twilight can handle this." The purple maned unicorn answered.
"Well okay then... Just let us know if ya see something."
"Will do! have fun on your little adventure!" Rarity closed the door and trotted back to the living room. Sweetie Belle also entered the room holding a burnt glass of milk.
"Who was that?" Sweetie Belle asked.
"Oh just Applejack and one of the humans." Rarity answered casually.
"WHAT?!" Sweetie Belle dropped the glass and sprinted outside. "Where did they go!"
"Oh I can't remember." Rarity teased.
Sweetie Belle was dissapointed, but returned back inside to finish her terrible cooking.
Heavy and Applejack had meanwhile reached the Ponyville Library. "What the hay happened here?" Applejack shouted as they got closer. Twilight Sparkle was just chilling outside with Rainbow Dash and the dovakhiin.
"Nothing?" Twilight said.
"Oh... Ah just figured something would've gone wrong."
"Well it almost did! Ulfgar nearly burned down the library yesterday! he used what he refers to as 'Dragon Shouts' or the 'Thu'um' to literally breath fire!"
"W-what? Then why is yer library still standing?"
"Because I was prepared!" Twilight bragged. "You see, I sealed the library with anti-fire spells the day before."
"Oh good thinking of ya then Twi!"
"Unfortunatly it did scare Spike quitte a bit. But Ulfgar promised it wouldn't happen again. Right?" She looked at the dragonborn.
"Yes, ofcourse. And I always keep my promises." Ulfgar said.
"I still can't believe you can breath fire! that is so awesome!" Rainbow Dash added.
Twilight turned to Applejack again. "I can see mr. Heavy is still with you... And Ulfgar is here... But where's the last one?"
"Ah came here to ask ya the same thing. He aint at Rarity so he must be wandering 'round here somewhere."
"You see Rainbow! If you weren't so careless last night we wouldn't be in this mess." Twilight said.
"Pffft... We'll find him in no time for sure." Rainbow Dash was certain.
"Ah propose we ask Fluttershy next, she lives next to the forest. She might've seen him walking 'round." Applejack looked at the group. They all nodded and took off.
Fluttershy hadn't been able to sleep all night. After Carmine left her house she went looking for Angel. He never returned. She was shouting for her pet for hours. When the darkness of the night started to fade she was able to properly look for clues. She quickly found some bunny traces. But they were leading towards the Everfree Forest. A place where Fluttershy would rather not go alone to. She also noticed the large human's feetprints following the bunnies steps. Also into the forest.
"Hey Fluttershy!" A voice from behind startled the cream colored pegasus. She turned around and looked as Twilight, Rainbow, Applejack, Heavy and Ulfgar stepped in her frontyard.
"Oh Twilight I don't know what to do. Angel has been gone all night and I can't stop but worrying." Fluttershy peeped.
"Calm down Fluttershy. Tell us exactly what happened." Twilight said.
So she told of how she found Carmine sneaking in her yard last night. How they had drunk tea together, that he told of his brothers and then left. After that she went and looked for Angel all night. She then pointed out the human's and Angel's footprints leading into the forest.
"Then it looks like we're going to have to get into the forest... There's alot of dangerous creatures that lurk there. Are you all prepared?" Twilight asked.
Applejack and Rainbow Dash were more then ready. Fluttershy was scared but determined to find her pet bunny. Ulfgar and Heavy just laughed, not worried at all at what they might encounter.
"Then let's go!"
Carmine was enjoying a tasty snack. "Nom Nom. Best meat i've had in ages." He said. The COG soldier had made a small camp in the Everfree Forest. A lovely place to rest next to a large tree. A sparkling campfire with the remains of the beast he had slain next to it. There was also blood. Alot of it. He was about to take another bite from this deliciousness but was interupted.
"Carmine..." The dovakhiin stood before him.
"Oh hey Ulfy. Want a bite?" Carmine then noticed Heavy as well and three ponies that looked as if they'd just seen a ghost. One not so much.
"Did you... eat Fluttershy's rabbit?" Ulfgar asked Carmine.
"What? Hell no! This is just some stupid warthog I found. It's no bacon but it'll do for now. The bunny is over there. I was gonna bring him back when I finished up here." Carmine pointed to the right where Angel was sitting on a rock. Casually eating a carrot.
"OH ANGEL!" Fluttershy was still disgusted by Carmine and what he was doing. But she felt overjoyed with happiness when she held her pet bunny in her hooves again.
"Ughh... Ah think ah'm getting sick." Applejack said.
"Big deal! I've seen Gilda eat fish all the time"! Rainbow added. She wasn't really bothered.
"Yes, but when Gilda eats a fish she's usually not completely covered in its blood." Twilight felt as if she needed to throw up.
"Carmine... We promised the princess we would not break her rules." The dovakhiin started getting serious.
"I never agreed to the last rule. Besides, why do you care what I do."
"The princess... She would get us back home if we helped her... It's just been three days and you already broke her rules." Ulfgar unsheathed his greatsword.
"Oh yeah? What are you gonna do about it?" Carmine stood up and taunted the dovakhiin.
"Like I said... All that oppose my in my quest home... will be destroyed." Ulfgar swung his sword towards Carmine. It hit him in the side. Though the blade did not penetrate through the COG soldier's armor he definitly felt the bone crushing power of the blade's weight.
Carmine took a step back and felt to his side. Nothing was broken yet. He pulled out his lancer and got ready for combat. "It's on now asshole!"
"Please stop this!" Twilight shouted.
"Heavy! Ya gotta stop those two before they kill each other!" Applejack asked Heavy.
"Da! Heavy will teach little men to have respect." He stepped towards Ulfgar and Carmine but was stopped when he heard Fluttershy screaming in fear.
"M-manticore!" She shouted as one of those creatures appeared behind the ponies. Growling as the savage beast it was. This one was nothing like the manticore they've encountered on their first adventure. It was nearly twice as large, including its poisonous tail. It was missing a left eye and had a large scar there instead. The manticore was licking his lips and started approaching its prey, which unfortunatly was Fluttershy and Angel.
"Oh, this is not good situation at all." Heavy sighed.