34w, 16hStar Trek Ponies
Twilight heard the knocks and went downstairs. She opened the door.
“Hi Pinkie, who is that?” She said, looking at the bald stallion right next to her friend.
“Oh, this is Jean-Luc Picard! But he prefers to be called Picard! I found him just outside Ponyville, and he asked to do some research, is it okay that I brought him here?”
“Of course it is okay! Come in.”
The two ponies got inside, and Picard was amazed at the sight.
A library inside a tree. Now that is something you don’t see every day…
“So, Picard, what are you looking for?”
“I would like to see a history book. The most complete possible.”
“Um, I think I have just the thing.” She turned around and looked up a bookshelf, the she started to float a big red book down.
Telekinesis! Only a handful of species have this ability on my universe. I wonder if it is a natural ability to all unicorns or only a few posses it…
“Here! This should have everything you need.”
‘The Royal principality of Equestria: The complete history guide’. Well, this should do.
“Thank you. Is there somewhere I can start to read this?”
“Yes! You can use the studies tab-“
There was a strange creature where the studies table should have been, it had a body shape similar to spike, but much bigger. He was reading a book called ‘The Q and the Pinkie’.
“Q!” Picard shouted.
“You know that ‘thing’???” Twilight asked. An expression of shock in her face.
“Oh, hi! Who are you? What are you? Do you like parties?” Pinkie asked, seeming to not mind the fact that the creature had appeared from thin air.
“Why, yes! I do like parties!” Q answered.
“Yay! Than let’s have one! It will have cake, and punch, and muffins, and those small fruits on sticks that I have been working on and…” she kept going, now hopping around Q.
“Q, just tell me what I have to do to get back to the enterprise!”
“Oh! By the Q continuum! I’ve forgotten completely about the Enterprise! They are about to find out that you are gone.” He snapped his fingers and materialized a small cuckoo clock. “They are about to go to day shift.”He turned his head to Twilight. “Sorry I can’t stay anymore Twilight; tell Celestia I want my statue polished.” He snapped his finger again and disappeared in a white flash of light.
There were about 30 seconds of silence, where the only sound on the library was that of Pinkie’s hooves hitting the ground.
“What. Was. That???”
“Twilight, you have just met Q. According to him, he is called Discord here.”
“WHAT? HE WAS DISCORD?”
“Yes, he is not from this universe, he is a member from a god-like race, whose only purpose is to cause havoc and chaos, even though they call themselves the ‘guardians of the universe’.”
Twilight was in shock.
“Picard, have a seat. We have an awful lot to talk.”
7:59:32, 7:59:33, 7:59:34…
Data was sitting at the Capitan’s chair, it was his duty to be on the bridge at the night ship, and being an android that doesn’t require sleep proved very helpful towards that duty.
“8:00 Am, starting morning shift.” The soft female voice from the Enterprise computer announced.
“Ensign Noble, you can leave your station now, Ensign Smith will be here at any second to replace you.”
“Ok sir.” The woman got up and walked toward the turbo lift, softly yawning during the course.
Ensign Smith should be here in 3 minutes, Commander Riker, Lieutenant Worf and Captain Picard in 5.The android thought while making the calculations on the remaining time to arrive at Outpost 42.
As he predicted, Ensign Smith arrived 3 minutes later. However, only Commander Riker and Lieutenant Worf came through the turbolift’s doors 2 minutes later.
Strange. Data thought. The captain usually comes to the bridge along with the senior staff.
“Commander Riker, may I ask why isn’t the captain with you and Lieutenant Worf?”
“I don’t know, I assumed he would already be on the bridge.”
“It is not likely of Captain Picard to be late.” Worf added.
“Computer. Locate Captain Picard.”
“Captain Picard is not aboard the Enterprise.” A look of shock and curiosity was stamped on the faces of the three officers.
“Red alert!” Riker said, the lights of the bridge took a reddish tone and a siren started to play. “Data. Run a wide sensor sweep and bring the ship to a full stop.”
There was a white flash of light. “You don’t need to.”
“Q!” Riker said with a small tone of anger on his voice. “I should have known it was you. Mysterious disappearances have your name written all over them.”
“Calm down Riker, I am here to take you to Picard.”
“Why do I think there is a ‘but’ somewhere on the next sentence…” Said the Klingon, now at his station.
“Very clever of you Worf, have you been eating some good books lately?” Q said, sarcastically, which cause Worf to growl a little. “Yes, there is a ‘but’. Picard is in other universe, you being humans and inferior, will have to be ‘changed’ to survive there.”
“What do you mean by ‘changed’?” Riker asked.
“You will see. I will also change Data, not that he needs to, but it will be better if everyone is equally changed.”
There was a bright flash of light as Q disappeared and the Enterprise started to shake.
“Data, status!” Riker said.
“It appears we are going through a space anomaly, we should be clear of it in a few seconds.”
Indeed, a few seconds later, the star appeared again on the screen.
“Okay, start a sensor scan. I want to know where weAHHHHHHHH!!!” An excruciating pain started to pass through his body as he started to glow. Looking around he saw that everyone on the bridge was experiencing the same thing, only Data wasn’t feeling pain.
As the glow disappeared, he fainted.
“Spike, could you bring the needles please?” Rarity said, without taking her eyes of the dress.
“Here!” He gave her the needles.
They were interrupted by a certain yellow pegausus.
“Spike! You have to send this to the Princess immediately!”
“What? Fluttershy, what are you…”
“No time! Send and go to the library, both of you!”
“Okay.” He blew a small green flame at the scroll.
“Okay Fluttershy. Just what is so important?” Rarity asked with a look of concern on her face.
“Discord might be back, you two go to the library, I will go call Applejack and Rainbow Dash.”
“Oh my goodness! Let’s go at once! Spike?” She lowered herself a little to allow the baby dragon to climb up. After he was on her back she started to make her way to the library, and Fluttershy to Sweet Apple Acres.
“Okay! That’s the last one.” Applejack said as she started to pull the cart toward the barn. Until she saw a yellow pegasus flying towards her. Fluttershy stopped just a few inches from her.
“Fluttershy! What brings you here?”
“Bad news, unfortunately. I am afraid Discord might be on the loose.”
“What? Discord? Did you tell Twilight?”
“Yes! I am looking for the rest of the girls now. I’ve already got Rarity. Do you know where Rainbow is?”
“At this time? Try looking at that cloud.” She pointed at a small cloud, in the middle of the apple orchard. “She is probably taking a nap there. I will be on my way to the library. See you there!”
And they went on their respective directions.