Okay guys, after reading a few fics that do this, I’ve been inspired to try this. I’m going to start putting in music links for specific moments in my story (FIMfiction only). I will go back and try to put in links for all of the old chapters, too. I hope you like this idea. It should make the story worth rereading. Random Quote: ‘Blaarghghgh’- Nigel Thornberry
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Rage is consuming my being, I shut my eyes in an attempt to channel that rage. I open my eyes, and I can’t believe what I’m seeing; time has slowed to a crawl and the world has taken on a light bluish tone, while the sky has turned pitch black. I look down at myself, only to see that my whole body is darker than usual, with a neon blue outline. Testing my body, I see that I can still move at a normal pace.
Time to test these new abilities. Let’s see how badly I can hurt those bitches.
I casually walk over to the three pegasus ponies who are attempting to escape me. Thinking for a second, I figure out the best way to deal with this situation. I quickly bring my elbow down on the backs of Hoops, knocking him to the ground. I slug Score in the side of his face, which will most likely drop him. I bash Kevin hard in the chest three times with my glowing fist, as at this point; he seems like the biggest douche out of all of them.
After around a minute of kicking, punching, and elbowing them, I can feel my stamina beginning to wear out, no, I can SEE my stamina beginning to wear out. I can see a sort of HUD in the corner of my view. I see a pulsing ring around my vision, accompanied by intense bursts of pain. My eyes close as a reaction to this pain, and when I open them again, the world is back to normal.
Looking down at my body, I can clearly see that the glowing is gone. That was fucking awesome! Does this mean I have magic? I hope so. I look at the three stallions in front of me to see that they have sustained damage from my beating. Score is on the ground, a bruise on his left cheek where I punched him. Hoops is on the ground, beginning to stand up. Kevin is squirming around on the ground, bruises visible on his chest and face. Looking around, I can see that the other ponies eyeing the scene in awe. Even Rainbow Dash is staring at me in disbelief.
“W-What happened? W-What did you do to us?” Kevin says in a somewhat-scared tone.
“I honestly don’t know what happened, but I know what I did to you.” I explain, my voice getting darker and darker, “I beat you, I punched you, I kicked you and I think that you deserved every bit of what I did to you.” I take note of the crowd inhaling sharply.
“Let’s get our facts straight; you’re a son of a bitch, you’re an asshole, and you’re a stupid douche.” The ponies gasp yet again at my language, “I don’t know if you’re only assholes to Dash, or if you’re all just unlikable fucks who get entertainment out of making other ponies feel terrible. Point is; they may put up with your shit, but I sure as hell ain’t. In my world; you wanna be a dick, Imma be a dick right back. Let’s start with you.”
“Dah, me?” Score stupidly replies. Jesus what a tard.
“Yeah, you.” I ready a list of insults in my head, “Listen to yourself, you sound like you are just barley capable of walking. Do you have super retard strength to compensate for your obvious lack of intelligence? My god, how are you even a bully? Bullies are supposed to be able to think of insults, but whenever you open your mouth, you might as well insult yourself. Also, lay off the fatty food, it really does show. Now we move on to you.” I point at Hoops, who looks genuinely afraid.
“Aw look, little baby’s crying.” I mimic a baby’s voice, “Not so tough now, are we? Bitch I’ve seen twigs more tough than you. I really don’t know much more than that, and that you’re a stupid douche. Moving on.” I turn to face Kevin. Oh, this should be fun.
“To you; the fucking shit stain on the side of Equestria.” I see him cower in fear at me, “Do you really think that making fun of other ponies makes you cool? Do you REALLY think that you’re actually cool? ‘Cause you’re not, and you never will be. Oh, and you’re not really a dick.” I see his face brighten at bit at this, “Because you have to grow one to be one. Now all three of you, get the fuck out of here before I insult you some more.”
“Guys, lets split!” Kevin yells, prompting all three bullies to bolt into the sky. Run muthafuckas, run.
I look around to see that the crowd is mixed in their reactions, as some ponies have scared faces, while other have beaming smiles. I look over at Dash, who is wearing a smile.
“Thanks Danny, I’m glad you stood up to them. They ruined my childhood, but now they won’t mess with me again.” I see the crowd change from mixed to majority happy, “But still, what in the hay happened to you? You were just a blur of blue light for a few seconds there. Maybe we should see Twilight about this.”
“I agree, let’s move.” I say, wanting to figure out what the FUCK happened.
After a little bit of pushing and shoving, I manage to find my way out of the wave of ponies that had surrounded me during the fight. They are mostly asking me how I ‘did that’ or what I did to them. I really don’t have an answer, so I just say I don’t know. Eventually, I manage to get back on the road to Twilight’s house with Dashie close in tow.
“Thatnks again for what you did back there, nopony’s really ever stuck up for me like that before.” She blushes a tad, then continues, “Why did you use those words, though? I hate to sound like Rarity, but that language was pretty crude.”
“Yeah, I guess, but I needed to let them know that they can’t just go around making fun of everypony for being different. Especially when the ponies they make fun of are at least twenty, no, over 9000 times cooler than them.” I smile at Dashie, causing her to blush a bit more, “I’m more interested in figuring out if I can use magic! That would be so cool! I could lift stuff up, throw fireballs, fly, and most importantly, I can finally grow a moustache.” I jokingly say, eliciting a giggle from Rainbow Dash.
“Yeah, okay. Well, here we are! Maybe you can get some answers now.” I look ahead of me and, yep, I’m staring at the entrance to Twilight’s house. Well, here we are.
I’ve got two things to do here, I think, I’ve got to see how Twilight reacts to last night, then I’ve gotta get some answers as to just how exactly I went into, um, Overdrive mode? Yeah, that sounds good.
I walk up to the door and begin to knock on the wooden entrance. Well, here we go. I hear a voice from the other side of the door.
“I’m coming!” It was Twilight’s voice, “Who is it?”
I decide not to answer, if only to surprise the unicorn. The door opens and reveals a the purple bookworm, who has a shocked expression at seeing me. She immidiatly wraps her arms around me, tears nearly breaking through.
“D-Danny, I-I heard what happened. Y-You had me worried sick.” She releases me from her grasp, “But I guess you’re okay now, so that’s what counts. Come in, come in.”
She gestures for me and Rainbow Dash to follow her inside the house, and we do. I duck under the doorway and walk inside, taking a seat on one of the nicely padded plush carpets, with Rainbow sitting to my left, and Twilight to my right.
“Did I have any of the other elements worried?” I am feeling mildly guilty, these ponies care about me.
“Pinkie, me, and Fluttershy were all horrified at what happened last night.” Her ears droop down. Jesus why? I probably made Fluttershy AND Pinkie Pie cry!, “Is it true, what Rarity told us about you k-killing a manticore?”
“Yeah, shot him a few times in the head with my pistol.” I unholster the weapon and show it to the ponies, placing it on the ground in front of me, causing Twilight to gasp, “He got me pretty good first, however, and I did nearly die. I should’ve died, then I remembered how good my life had become since I came here. I guess I just had the will to live.” Will…
“You-You have a gun! Like from the video.” She shivers and curls up, looking scared.
“Calm down Twilight, he’s not gonna hurt anypony. He saved five lives!” She begins to explain in an annoyed voice, much to my shock, “Guns aren’t all that bad, it just depends on who uses them.”
“Exactly, and depending on who uses them, they can bring the deaths of innocents, or protect the lives of those you care for.” I continue from where Dashie left off, “I have more than one gun, though, I have dozens. I found my dad’s gun stash a few days ago, and he has more guns than I can count.”
“D-Dozens? W-well, I know how hard it is to gain Rainbow Dash’s trust.” She begins, her face starting to show signs of hope, “And if she trusts you, then I guess I do. After all, you did save my friends’ lives.”
Her eyes begin to open wide, in realization of what she just said.
“Saved…My friends…lives…” Her face show signs of sudden understanding. Tears begin to well up again, “Omigosh thank you! Thank you, I’m so sorry I didn’t say this earlier! If it wasn’t for you, I would’ve lost two of my best friends, and Equestria would’ve lost two of the Elements of Harmony.”
“No problem, hey, where’s Spike?” I look around, not noticing the baby dragon anywhere.
“Oh, he’s sleeping. Me and him were writing letters to Princess Celestia about what happened last night. We were up until twelve, and dragons need about two hours more sleep per night than ponies.” She begins, then smiles mischievously, “And between us, I think that he was so worried about Rarity almost dying, that he really couldn’t sleep.” This causes me and Dashie to giggle a bit.
“Yeah, and speaking of Rarity, I’m having her make something for me, something for my concert.” I see Twilight begin to get curious.
“Oh yeah, I heard you were putting on a concert. I keep hearing ponies talking about how you’re gonna play more music like the stuff at your party, is that true?” I hear her ask, getting a little excited.
“Yeah, I’m gonna play some Deadmau5, but I’m also gonna throw in some other artists; like Skrillex, maybe some Wolfgang Gartner, and some Daft Punk would be cool. They’re all similar and have awesome dancing music, but they also are unique in some ways.” I explain to a now excited Twilight, “But the music, while the main attraction, isn’t the sole reason to come. I’m also gonna set up a huge light array with strobes, blinders, fog machines, and even a couple lasers. Long story short; I wanna make this the best party concert in Equestrian history.”
“Wow, that sounds cool! I’ll definitely be there, so will Spike.” I see her gushing.
“Yeah, and since you’re all my friends, you and Spike can get in free. If you like the concert, you can buy the audio record afterwards.” I say, getting excited that she’s excited. Suddenly, I hear a series of knocks at the door.
*Knock Knock Knock* “Twilight!” *Knock Knock Knock* “Twilight” *Knock Knock Knock* “Twilight!” I see Twilight at the door, opening it to reveal…nothing.
“Hi Twilight!” Pinkie Pie says, jumping out from behind Twilight,”I was just walking around town and I was thinking about you and then I was at your house and before you know it-“Twilight comically shoves her hoof into Pinkie’s mouth, effectively silencing her.
“Pinkie, we have a guest.” Twilight smiles and points toward me, causing Pinkie to hang her mouth open before rushing to me in a pink blur. She hugs me tightly.
“I was so sad when I heard that you got hurt and I never get sad but what happened to you was so sad and terrible and mean.” She had a frown on her face and her hair had straightened out, “That monster hurt you really, really bad I heard, so how did you beat it?”
“Didn’t Rarity or Applejack tell you? I shot it dead with my gun.” Pinkie takes a huge breath of air, shocked at my statement, “But don’t worry, I’m not gonna use the guns against you ponies. Hurting something so peaceful would just be, for lack of a better word, evil. As you can see, I’m not evil.”
“That’s a little spooky, killing a manticore, but now that you’re okay, we can have a party!” Her hair puffs out, accompanied by the noise of invisible party poppers.
“Actually, I can’t really do any parties until after Nightmare Night, gotta set up for my concert.” I see Pinkie’s hair begin to straighten out, “Which you have free entry to!”
“Oh boy! Free party!” Pinkie’s hair immediately straightens out,”Normally I throw the best parties around Ponyville, because my special talent is parties, but this party sounds really cool! Lights and music and dancing! This is gonna be so fun!”
“I also need to tell Twilight something important.” I see Dash get a worried look on her face.
“What is it Danny?” Twilight asks.
“Well today, some bullies were tormenting Rainbow Dash. They were being terrible and cruel to her, and I got so angry, so pissed off, and then it happened.” I remember the events of earlier, giving Twilight a worried look, “I just closed my eyes and when I opened them, it seemed as if time had slowed to a crawl. Everything was a tone of blue, except for the sky, which was pitch black. I was wondering if maybe I have some sort of magic in me, perhaps triggered by emotions.”
“Time magic? I’ve only heard of very few unicorns that could use that type of magic, it’s very advanced. Let me see…” She moves towards me as her horn begins to glow, “Hold on, this won’t hurt, I’m just checking for magic signals within your body. Now maybe, oh my Celestia…”
“What’s wrong?” I ask, slightly scared for my own well being.
“Well, it’s just, I’ve never seen magic like this in a non unicorn.” She contorts her face into awe before levitating a notebook and jotting something down, “Your magic levels are actually any unicorn I know. This is amazing, I-I’ve never seen anything like it. By what I’m seeing, I’m not surprised that you managed to pull off a time-slow spell.”
“Thing is, I really have no idea how I pulled off this spell. Could you maybe teach me how to use magic later? Maybe tomorrow?” I see her think for a second, then nod her head in approval. “I can actually loan you a book that can help you learn magic.”
“Yeah, okay.” I answer, eager to learn some magika.
“Well, give me a second to find it.” She says before walking towards a large bookshelf. She returns with a large book which bears an inscription on it: Magic Spells from A to Z. I take the book from her and put it in my backpack.
“Thanks a ton Twilight!” I am excited that she let me borrow a book, “I’ve got to get going, you know, to start setting up for my party. Mixing’s okay, but the lights are gonna be tough. Oh! Almost forgot, you two should totally get my new album that’s releasing soon. I’ve got a few great tracks on it.”
“Sounds good Danny, I’ll pick it up maybe tomorrow morning.” Twilight says in a calm, happy voice.
“Oh boy more party songs! I love party songs! When is it coming out?” Pinkie asks at a rapid pace.
“Umm, I think tomorrow? I dunno, I just recorded it with Vinyl’s help.” I answer, prompting Pinkie to begin bouncing to the door, “What are you doing?”
“I’m going to tell everypony about the concert and the new record, duh! I love party music and I want everypony else to miss out on something fun!” She smiles brightly, then resumes bouncing out the door. I check my watch; 3:00.
“Well, I’m gonna go move those speakers.” I grab my gun, holster it, and start out the door, making sure to duck to avoid hitting my head.
“Hey, can I help?” Rainbow Dash asks.
She probably can’t do much, but I love just having her around.
“Yeah, sure Dashie.” She blushes at the nickname, then follows me out the door.
“Hey, fist I’ve gotta go pick up my dirtbike from Rarity’s place, kay?” I tell her, just now remembering that I left it here yesterday.
“Okay Danny, let’s go!” She says, happy as ever.
After we get my bike from Rarity’s place, which I know my own way to by now, we head out for the Lights and Party store to pick up my electronics.
Okay, I think I know where the Lights and Party Store is now. I begin to navigate my way through the semi-crowded streets, ponies giving me looks every now and then. Some of these looks were of fear, others were of gratitude, as if I did them a favor. Before long, I find my way to the front door of the Lights and Party store. I walk through the door of the store, the bell getting the attention of Eiffel.
“Hey ol’ buddy ol’ pal! What’s new?” He greets me in his normal accent, “You need me ta help ya get these lights to your house?”
“Well, yeah, that’d be nice of you, thanks.” I reply, “Are you sure you can carry all of that stuff, though?”
“Um, actually…Dangit! I should’ve thought of that sooner!” His face shows an unsure smile, “Heh heh, yeah, I’m not exactly a strong stallion, so we might have some trouble here.”
“Yeah, even if we all carry one thing, or even two things, we’re still gonna have to make two trips. That really sucks.” I suddenly get all depressed, as my house is way too far away to make more than one trip, “Dammit!”
Suddenly, I hear the doorbell ring. I look to my right to see Big Macintosh, who is wearing a gentle smile.
“Hey, Big Mac! What brings you here? How did that birthday party for Applebloom go?” He asks the calm red stallion.
“Well, it was fine. Ya’ll did a good job with the materials and such.” Mac says calmly, “I was actually coming here to see if there was a way to repay you.”
“Well, actually, I kinda need some help now. I promised to help ma new friend here, Danny, that I’d help him take his lights to his house.” He puts on a guilty grin, “I kinda forgot how much the stuff weighed, and I don’t think that we can carry it all. Could you help us?”
“Eeyup.” He simply states, looking at the equipment, “Mah cart’s out back, just load the lights into there. I think Ah know where yer house is.”
“Thanks Mac, you’re a lifesaver.” I say, extremely thankful for his helpfulness.
“Nope.” He replies, looking me in the eyes as Dash and Eiffel get to work loading my stuff in, “Yer the lifesaver Danny. Ya saved both my sister’s lives. I owe ya a whole lot.” Somehow, his voice just projects his gratitude, or else I would’ve insisted that I just did the right thing.
I help my friends load the cart full of my stuff: 1 large blinder, 1 smoke machine, 4 mini searchlights (With programmable colors), and 1 laser machine. Big Mac walks up to the cart and attaches himself to the front of the cart. Just then, I remember Vinyl’s strobes. Dammit! Might as well go get those now.
“Hey, Mac, can we make a quick stop at Vinyl’s? She’s got some lights that I need.” I see him nod, then change course for Vinyl Scratch’s house. Dash follows closely behind, while Eiffel has to stay at his shop. I decide to simply walk beside my bike, as the noise caused by riding it would cause some, err, unwated attention. After a few minutes of walking, the house is in view.
“Hold on, I’ll go get them.” I say to the group. I walk up to the door for the second time today, feeling kinda stupid. I knock on the door, ready to see Vinyl Scratch. *Knock Knock Knock*
“Coming!” I hear Vinyl’s voice shout before the door opens, “Oh, hey Danny. What’s up?”
“Well, Big Mac was helping me carry my brand new lighting arrangement home, and I remembered that you had a few strobes, too.” I begin my story, sparking realization in Vinyl’s eyes.
“Oh yeah, the strobes!” Vinyl exclaims, a light bulb appearing over her head (No not literally), “Wait, you got lights? You do have a control panel, right? Otherwise you won’t be able to synchronize the music with the lights.”
“Oh crap.” I facepalm, “I might have forgot that little detail. Dammit I’m so friggin’ dumb!”.
“Well, you could borrow mine. I mean, I really don’t need it as much as you do.” She says, a smile appearing on her face, “Here, just follow me. I think I’ve still got the manual for the thing.”
“Okay then.” I turn to my friends, who are still patiently waiting by the road, “I’m just gonna be a sec, gotta pick up the control panel to control the lights.”
I see them nod as I turn around to follow Vinyl into the building and down the stairs to the basement/recording studio. Still uber boss. The white mare then walks up to a closet.
“Hold on a sec, I’ll get the stuff, okay?” She half ask/half informs me.
About twenty seconds later, she walks over to me, levitating the three strobes that I had seen before. She then motions for me to wait as she goes back to the closet, returning with a large switchboard and a moderate-sized book.
“Okay, there’s the stuff that I promised you. Hope it helps with the party.” She grins, “Oh and by the way, your record is gonna release tomorrow morning.”
“That’s totally awesome Vinyl, I’ll make sure to give you a special thanks during the party.” She blushes. I take the book and put it in my backpack. Magic will have to wait, I’ve gotta make this party awesome, and lights are gonna be needed.
“Well, you’ve got your friends waiting.” She says, motioning to the staircase, “I’ll help you carry the strobes, you can get the switchboard, right?”
“Yeah, sure.” I say, lifting the switchboard above my head. I see Vinyl doing the same with her strobes. We ascend the stairs and eventually exit the building. I walk over to Big Mac’s cart and release the grip on my switchboard, letting it gently drop into place. Vinyl does the same with her strobes, letting the go into the cart.
“Hey, a day or two before the concert, I’ll bring over , like, eight more speakers. I’m gonna need them until then.” I see her smile, “Oh, and I’ve totally got a cool spell that you should use.” Her horn begins to glow blue, then I notice that the electronic equipment is surrounded in a blue glow as well.
“What did that spell do?” I am mildly worried, even though this isn’t a Twilight spell.
“Get this; it lets normal stuff, like these lights, be able to rest on clouds. Isn’t that cool?” She says, clearly excited.
“That’s totally awesome! I’m totally gonna pay you back for all this help you’ve given me.” I return her smile, “How long does the spell last?”
“Around a few weeks.” She says dismissively, “Pretty cool, huh? I know that Twilight has more magic, but this lasts a lot longer than her magic.”
“Thanks again for the help Vinyl Scratch! You’re awesome!” I say enthusiastically, as I am now able to have lights pointing down on crowd!
I begin to walk down the road with Big Mac and Dash. After about ten minutes of walking, I decide to talk to Big Mac.
“So, it was Applebloom’s birthday?” I look over at his calm face.
“Eeyup.” He states simply, “She just turned eight ‘round ten days ago.”
“That’s nice.” Talking to Big Mac is very awkward for me. I decide to switch to Dashie.
“So Dash, can you help me set up these lights?” I ask her, knowing that she’ll say yes.
“Yeah, totally!” She answers my question with enthusiasm. This is gonna totally rock!
Me and Dash spend the rest of the trip talking about, well, just stuff. From her job as a weather pegasus, to her relationships with various background ponies. I tell her all about movies (minus horror) and Hollywood, as well as other non-offensive Earth topics.
“Well, here we are partner.” Big Mac says, stopping our conversation. I realize that we are staring at the driveway to my house. Yay, we’re here! I guide him to the backyard and begin to unload the equipment into my garage. After about five minutes of work, me and Dashie get the job done and wave as Big Mac goes on his way.
This party will be the most bossage party in the history of Equestria! I cannot wait to be up on stage, firing off sick lights and sick tunes! I can’t fail everypony. They’re all expecting excellence and that’s what they’ll get.
Well, there you are! Finals slowed me down a little, but not much. We had half days and the tests were so fucking easy. Tomorrow, I hope to make my friend a brony. Wish me luck! Also, did anyone get the Big Bang Theory reference? Random Quote: ‘Piracy? Shut down the internet!’- SOPA.