Kieron is sat in his chair looking at the big screen which shows everything that Luna can see, “And so the madness takes its toll on the ponies as they can’t trust anypony or anything. Mathis vs. Luna, very interesting, he seems to love it, the destruction rushing through him. As for war, war never changes.
Celestia appears in Ponyville, by the library, ponies are walking about and don’t even give her one glance when normally they would be swarming her in awe by now. She makes her way over to the library door, not knowing about Twilight being moved from the library for some reason. She opens the door with her magic, the door creaks open, she steps inside and looks around, as soon as she walks in a noise comes from upstairs, it sounds like hoof-steps, “Twilight, is that you up there?” she asks cautiously.
The creaking stops just a she finished talking, she looks up at the door at the top of the stairs immediately knowing that it wasn’t Twilight, but who was it? She makes her way over to the bottom of the stairs and just as she goes to walk up them a male voice starts talking to her, “Hello there princess. Fancy meeting you here, how are you?” she sharply looks round to see the GM sat on a small wooden chair; she turns herself to face him.
“What are you doing here? You said you would leave this planet be...” she replies as she starts to feed magic into her horn, “Leave now or I will have to rip you apart...again.” she orders him. He chuckles slightly before standing up and putting his arms up by his sides.
“You can try you best but nothing will happen, Celestia. You see, I am not really here...” he explains, she looks at him with a confused look, “What’s wrong, you look confused. I am not really here; this is all in your mind. This image of me is just a projection from your mind; no-one else knows I’m here.” He adds whilst giving off an evil grin.
After knowing that he isn’t really there, she decides to ignore him and makes her way up the stairs towards the door, she then opens it with her magic only to be greeted by a pink thing flying towards her, she ducks down and it passes over her into the wall behind before falling to the ground, she turns round to see that it’s Moonshine and not Twilight.
Moonshine gets up and looks at her, “Yay, round two with the princess.” She growls slightly in a sexy way before making her way over to ‘Tia.
“Moonshine, do you know where Twilight is?” she asks, not even bothered by the fact that Moonshine wants to ‘play’ with her, “Twilight is in trouble and I need to help her, do you know where she is?” she asks again.
“You do know that she is infected, right?” the GM asks her. ‘Tia looks over to him and shakes her head lightly, “Yeah, she’s infected and I’m in control.” She adds before raising his cane causing Moonshine to stop in her tracks. He then puts the cane down and thinks, “If I’m not mistaken, Twilight is close to being infected, she is currently at the house of certain pony known as Rarity....My, they are having fun.” He tells her whilst laughing to himself. Celestia immediately knew where that was and made her way for the door only to be blocked off by Moonshine and some other ponies that ran up to the door.
“You aren’t going anywhere princess, you’re power could be a great weapon for me, so I need you to be converted for me to control you. Don’t struggle now, that will only make things worse.” He says with the same evil smile from before.
She looks over to the ponies closing in on her then back to where the GM is only for him to be gone; she looks back at the ponies only for them to be right up close to her, she takes a step back before using her magic to toss the ponies to the side to allow her a path out of the library, as she tries to get out more ponies that are infected block her exit. She then backs up slight before using her magic again to through the ponies to the sides, she tries once more to make her way to Rarity’ house only for some pegasi to dive bomb her, she dodges some of them and uses her magic on the other to slam them into the ground knowing that they can’t feel any of the pain.
The ponies she tossed to the side in the library quickly come back together and all of the ponies begin to encircle her, she looks all around her to see that this must be half the village around her trying to make her become one of them, she begins to charge up magic in her horn. Some of the ponies dash towards her, she uses her magic to ‘grab’ them and then throw them back into some of the others. More ponies them start to arrive, this must be at least the whole village now.
Some pegasi then fly towards her, she uses her magic to knock a few back whilst ripping the wings off the others causing them to fall to the floor without any screams of pain but instead lay there silently before getting up and staring at her. She pushes them back with her magic to keep them all at bay by c=keeping them in the circle, her eyes then begin to glow slightly as her magic builds up. The ground starting to shake slightly as her magic builds up more and more, her eyes starting to have solar flares coming from them and from the tip of her horn, soon the ground starts to shake violently as she starts to use her magic to heat up the small circle with the power of the sun.
Soon the heat is so hot that the ponies are sweating, some of them not taking any notice whilst a couple are starting to become effected by it and looking up at the sun before starting to scream in pain, the madness being diverted from their minds as their instincts begin to take over making them run out of the circle and away from Celestia, as they leave the circle the heat dies down and they stop screaming out in pain. The others still in the circle still being affected by the heat as ‘Tia raises the temperature to that of an oven causing steam to burn off their coats, some try to walk towards her only for it to hurt really bad causing them to snap out of the madness and shriek out in agony.
Soon most of the ponies are gone from the circle and ‘Tia starts to fade the magic as the flares from her eyes and horn dissipate, soon the heat dies down back to normal, some of the ponies somehow managed to cope with the suffering, Celestia stumbles slightly under her own weight as she suddenly feels a little weak as she hasn’t used that much magic for quite some time, a few ponies seize the moment and run for her, they almost reach her only for them to be thrown off in many direction by a magical force, ‘Tia watches them fly off as she knew she didn’t do that.
“Ok, anypony else want to try and rape the princess? You’ll have to go through me first; nopony rapes her unless you rape me first.” Treacle Tart shouts out at the many ponies that still encircle Celestia, they turn to face her.
One then says to the others, “She is infected, yet she fights us. She is corrupted; she should be destroyed, all corrupted need to be ridden of.” The others look at the talking pony before knodding in agreement, they then begin to walk towards her slowly as some unicorns use their magic to hold her in place, she uses her magic to break free and then teleport next to ‘Tia who gets her strength back and gets back onto her feet.
“Princess, why are you here, it’s too dangerous for you to be here. As you can see.” Treacle tells her as she uses her magic to fend off multiple ponies.
“Mathis told me that Twilight was in trouble, that she was being converted.” She replies, Treacle looks back at her.
“I’m looking for her; she WAS at my house but then disappeared when I was cooking breakfast. Do you know where she is?” she asks as she dodges a pony that dives for her before pushing it back with her magic.
“Yes, she’s at Rarity’s house. We need to hurry but then these ponies showed up.” She replies. Just as Treacle went to speak a gunshot flew past her and hit a pony that was about to grab her from behind, they both look over where the gunshot came from to see a guard mech walking towards them with an arm pointing towards their area, a few more shots are fired causing the remaining ponies to scatter.
The mech then approaches them and stands guard in front of them, “Go, Twilight Sparkle is in trouble, I will stay here and make sure they don’t follow you.” It says to them, they then run off towards Rarity’s house.
Mathis and Luna are still fighting, Luna jumps at Mathis, he dodges to the side causing her to land behind him, he then turns quickly to grabs her and pulls her up against his body so that she can’t move, “Now what Luna?” he asks as she tries to get free of his grasp. He then walks out the room with her dragging behind him. He stops and ties her up so that she can’t do anything, he then continues to drag her as he makes his way to his core where he can attach her to the core and erase the madness from her mind.
They soon reach the hall of the Elements of Harmony, he throws her into the room as he closes the door, he then kicks her before grabbing at her horn and pulling her towards the doors at the other end, “You’re going to be turned back to normal whether you like it or not, besides your sister wouldn’t like to see you like this.” He says to her as they reach the doors, he then puts her down, the doors open as he walks up to the large machine inside, connects with it and then a large claw grabs Luna and pulls her towards it, she tries to struggle her best as she gets closer to the machine, a small needle lowers down and stabs into her head after the helmet is folded round behind her head.
Mathis begins to search round her mind, only keeping to the areas that the madness would loom in, not going in the private areas of her mind, he soon finds the madness and begins to ‘delete’ it from her mind like it was a virus on a computer, he soon completes the task and her body goes limp for a brief moment, the claw then let’s go of her and Mathis detaches from the machine and then unties her.
Luna wakes up her normal self and looks up at Mathis who looks over to the far side of the corridor where a couple of royal guards enter; he immediately knew they were infected as they would never enter this room. The pod on his right arm opens and a railgun comes out and attaches to the side of his arm, he grabs his arm with his other hand to steady his arm, he takes aim and fires, the round instantly hits one of the guards in the leg causing him to fly back and his leg to almost fly off. The other watch before charging at Mathis, his railgun reloads and he takes aim of another guard, the guards start to run to the sides whilst running towards him to make it harder for him to aim, a pod on his left shoulder then opens and a missile launcher unfolds out of it, he locks onto them and fires, six missiles fly towards the guards, they kill one of the guards splattering him all over the walls, guts and blood strewn everywhere. The other guard dodges the missiles by diving to the side, before it could get back up Mathis took aim with the railgun and fires killing the guard as the metal slug blows the guard’s head into tiny pieces causing the head to explode, pieces of brain and blood shoot out all over the place and onto Mathis and Luna causing Luna to jump up and scream in surprise.
“How are you feeling Luna?” he asks as he keeps his aim down the corridor just in case more guards come.
She continues to jumps about as she sees the blood covering her as well, “Yeah, fine. Why do you ask? AHH!” she replies before screaming as a piece of gut drops down from the ceiling onto her flank.
“Good, we need to get out of here, now you are not infected any more they will want to try and get you back. Let’s go.” He says before he raises his arm and slowly walks down the corridor in front of Luna who is still trying to get her bearings and screaming every time a piece of brain or gut falls down onto her.
“By the way Luna, you have something on your face.” He adds jokingly before escorting her out the corridor to her room.
Celestia and Treacle manage to finally get to Rarity’s house without being seen by any of the infected ponies. They reach the house only to see the front door completely missing and a huge hole taken out of the front of the house, “What happened here?” Treacle asks.
“I have no idea but I get the feeling it was trying to help US.” ‘Tia replies as she steps into the house looking around as the ruined house, desks and chairs thrown all over the place, clothes making materials littering the house. Treacle follows her into the house, as they both look around they hear a gunshot from outside, but round the back of the house, Celestia orders Treacle to search the house for Twilight whilst she finds out what that was.
Treacle starts to lift up the chairs and desks to tidy the place up a bit to make it more easy for her to find Twilight, as she is cleaning the place up she hears a few more gunshots and a single explosion, she jolts up to looks over to where it came from, when she goes to return to cleaning she sees a puddle of liquid over by the pile of materials in the corner of the room, she makes her way over to it and uses her magic to start and pull the materials out of the pile.
She soon comes to the bottom of the pile to see Twilight laid all sweaty and worn out, almost asleep. She lowers herself down to Twilight and tries to see if she is alright, Twilight’s eyes suddenly open to look at her causing her to jump back, she then back up slightly as Twilight get up with her head hanging low, “Treacle, is that you my friend?” she asks in a quite but piercing voice.
Treacle doesn’t reply but instead backs up more and readies herself for the worst, Twilight then raises her head and looks up at Treacle, she begins to walk towards her slowly causing Treacle to stand dead still as she fears the worst for herself, Twilight soon reaches Treacle, puts her head next to Treacle’s and whispers in her ear, “Gotya.” Treacle then rears her head back and pushes Twilight back as Twi starts bursting out laughing, “THE LOOK ON YOUR FACE!!.....priceless” she says as she grabs at her side.
“This is not a laughing matter; Princess Celestia is outside trying to find the pony that tried to convert you into a mad-one, if she gets converted because of this, I will commit....a big offence.” She replies before turning flank and walks out of the house to try and find Celestia, Twilight then follows her out.
Celestia jumps about as a guard mech thinks she has been converted and has obviously gone rouge, she dodge some missiles and uses her magic to deflect the bullets, Rarity then jumps on the mech and uses her magic to pull at the head of the mech before reaching under the head with her hoof and rips out the wiring the mech then begins to fire in all directions as its targeting system is ripped out. Celestia seizes the moment and uses her magic to shut down the mech causing it to stop and fall to the ground in an empty hunk of metal, Rarity jumps off and stand to face ‘Tia who turns her attention to the filly.
“Thank you for that, it was getting pretty annoying.” She thanks ‘Tia before walk towards her slowly. ‘Tia starts to concentrate magic on her horn as she begins to feed magic into the mind of Rarity. She stops approaching as she feels the magic going through her mind. Soon ‘Tia finds the madness but something isn’t right, it feels more intense than before in Treacle. She begins to see images of the darkness with the fires around her and the glowing eyes.
A quite voice then calls to her, “Join us.”