Everypony stood there speechless because of the hit fluttershy took. No pony knew if she was alive or dead, until twilight saw her breathing. But no one knew what to do or what to say. Everypony understood why it did it, and because of it, pinkie broke the silence.
"Hey, you meanie!!!!!! Fluttershy is the nicest pony EVER and you just hit her. Say you sorry or I’ll...."
She was cut off by fluttershy speaking.
"Pinkie, its ok. Can we just go." she said as her head was held low, crying.
"Yea, now I know that this rope will hold em', Thanks to twilight's magic spell."
"No problem applejack." smiled Twilight.
"You guys walk a head. I'm gonna go talk to fluttershy." Said Rainbow dash,and before anypony could object she was gone.
"Hey fluttershy, I’m so glad I found you. What’s wrong, are you okay?"
"Oh, it's nothing dashie. I'll be fine. Sorry I made you hit that creature. I didn't want you to hurt him." Fluttershy said, as if understanding its pain.
"Comon' flutters, that thing wanted to kill you!" argued rainbow.
"But it didn't. That means that it didn't want to." Screamed fluttershy, now annoyed with the other Pegasus.
"Maybe it just missed."
Fluttershy scowled her for making that remark.
"Even if it did, I still wouldn't be mad at it, because I know it was all discord's fault."
"Jeez, come on shy, it was a rabid beast and it wanted a dead pony. Whether it is you or one of us. You need to stop not trying to blame animals and put blame were blame is due." Rainbow said with a bit of hostility in her voice.
Fluttershy begins to cry and falls to her knees wondering why she is like this.
"I know, but it's so hard to blame animals for me."
As fluttershy kneels there in front of her, rainbow can't help but feel sorry for the little yellow mare. As she tries to think of something to say, fluttershy talks first.
"Why can't I give blame? Why can I only see the good I people?" She said wiping away the tears.
"Oh fluttershy, that's a good thing. Sometimes, that’s the best thing you could have." She said, starting to laugh.
"Really? I thought that you guys didn't like that about me?"
"Are you kidding, we love that about you. All of us. And Listen, you need to look at danger and think it's gonna be a trap so you can prepare." said rainbow trying to help.
"Really. Thanxs, that means a lot, and I will."
The Pegasus shared a hug before setting off to find their friends. Luckily, they found a familiar looking purple dragon. Spike said that twilight was making dinner. They went to the camp site and found the unicorn to making food for everypony there. They ate and went to sleep for the night. According to Luna's advice, discord's castle was over the mountains. Plus, they still didn't know who freed discord. And that meant there was a bigger threat waiting.
They awoke to rain, but it wasn't normal rain, but chocolate rain. That meant discord knew they were coming, as well as that meaning they'd have to hurry to save the princess. As they continued through the Everfree forest they came along a giant castle that belonged to discord.
"Is everypony ready fer this?" Questioned applejack.
"Yes darling let's hurry."
"I'm ready, if that's okay with you guys." Squeaked fluttershy.
"I’m almost, just need to finish this big cupcake."
She downed the gigantic cupcake in 5 seconds flat.
"I’m ready if y'all are." Applejack said not questioning the pink pony.
"Then let's go. We got us a princess to save." Twilight said running towards the castle.
When they got to the gate it opened by itself. There were no guards and no defense and everypony but pinkie was confused.
"You guys think this is a trap? Because discord seems smarter than this." Pondered twilight.
"Of course it is!" Exclaimed pinkie pie hopping into the castle.
And on that note everypony followed the pink mare into the domain of the dragon-like creature.