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  • E Mind your Elders

    Celestia and Luna receive a surprise visit from Pinkie Pie. The party pony's impromptu social call is about more than just fun and games, however. More than either of the two sisters could have expected.  · Denim_Blue
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  • T April Showers

    As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers...and rainbows. Spike learns this first-hand.  · Denim_Blue
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  • E The Stars Above Know

    Sacrifice. It's a word that Luna is all too familiar with, and a word that has driven her to where she is today.  · Denim_Blue
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  • T Duties

    Life is full of surprises. Sometimes, we must take on duties we may not be entirely ready for.  · Denim_Blue
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Random Short-story · 3:09pm

The blizzard was getting worse.

Scootaloo stared at the frost that had spiderwebbed across the panes of glass overlooking their temporary shelter. How Twilight had managed to find the little shack in the midst of the blizzard, she didn’t know. Twilight was amazing like that, though. She was smart, strong, and caring.

She’s not her, though…

Scootaloo frowned at the thought, feeling shame well up in her chest at the dark thought. Of course Twilight wasn’t Rainbow Dash. Nopony but the mare herself would ever be like… like her older sister…

“Scootaloo…? I um… I found a can of pears… i-if you’re hungry.”

The filly swallowed the lump forming in her throat. “No thanks,” Scootaloo replied hoarsely.

“Scootaloo… I… please eat.”

Scootaloo gave no response.

The sound of hooves clopping quietly against the wooden floor cut through the silence of the cabin and the harsh wind outside.

“Scootaloo… you need to eat.”

“She shouldn’t have saved me.”

“What?” Twilight breathed.

Scootaloo looked to Twilight, and the alicorn let out a weak gasp as she saw the tears running down Scootaloo’s cheeks. Her eyes were puffy and red, and snot was dripping from her muzzle.

“I-I…” She shuddered. “I’m the reason she died.”

“No you’re not, Scootaloo.” Twilight took a few steps forward, stopping when Scootaloo took a step back. Her expression was hard to read, but she saw no fear in those once vibrant, violet irises.

“Y-yes I am,” Scootaloo choked out. “Because of my weak, useless wings and because I couldn’t pay attention to my surroundings for two seconds, I almost got killed by one of those… those stupid, rotting, walkers!” She sobbed. “R-Rainbow Dash had to jump back down into that cave-in and save my pathetic flank because I—”

“Scootaloo, stop!” Twilight replied in a stern tone. “Don’t you ever, ever say such things about yourself!”

“It’s true, isn’t it? Would Rainbow Dash have died if I hadn’t fallen into that basement?!”

“The floorboards were barely holding together as it was, Scootaloo, it could have been anyone of us.”

“Yeah, but at least you or Rainbow Dash would have been able to fly out!” Scootaloo closed her eyes as the tears made her vision blur. “I-I’ve been nothing but a deadweight since we left Ponyville, and you’d be better off just leaving me here when this dumb blizzard is done!”

A resounding smack echoed through the walls of the tiny abode. When Scootaloo opened her eyes, she placed a hoof on her stinging cheek. Her expression quickly morphed into one of worry when she saw Twilight looking at her with tears in her own violet eyes, one of her wings held out after she had slapped the filly’s cheek with it.

The seconds ticked by in relative silence once more, only the howling winds and the shaky breathing of the two ponies filling in the emptiness.

Twilight eventually fell onto her haunches and let out a sob. “I-I’m sorry…” Twilight scooted away from the filly. “Oh Celestia, what’s gotten into me?”


Twilight held up a hoof. “N-no! You… don’t apologize… f-for that.” Twilight sniffled. “I’m sorry. I-I didn’t… I just… Scootaloo.” She closed her eyes for a shuddered. “I don’t have much left to keep me going anymore.” She shuddered. “S-Spike, Rarity, Sweetie Belle, Apple Bloom, A-Applejack…” She hiccuped. “I-I don’t even know where they are! W-we lost Fluttershy and Pinkie Pie, and…” She let out a whimper as her body trembled. “C-Celestia is… is…” She swallowed hard. “Princess Luna is who knows where… e-everything’s gone to Tartarus, Scootaloo…”

Scootaloo’s ears fell flat. “I know.”

“But…” Twilight said, her voice regaining some of its previous strength. “I have never, ever once regretted you being with me. I know the rest of the girls and Spike would agree, too.” She stood up slowly and made her way to Scootaloo. “I-I know I’ll never be like Rainbow Dash… but… but I consider you family…” She struggled to give the filly a smile. “And that’s why I’ll never, ever abandon you.”

“I don’t want you to die because of me,” Scootaloo whispered, unable to trust herself to speak any louder.

A pair of hooves gently wrapped around her, and she froze. “I won’t die because of you, Scootaloo. Never blame yourself for those horrible monsters…” Scootaloo didn’t resist being pulled closer to the mare’s barrels. The steady rhythm of her heart helped sooth her, if only a little. “You are more precious than words will ever describe. That’s why Rainbow did what she did, Scootaloo. She loved you that much that she was willing to give everything, just to let her little sister live.”

The dams broke at that point. Scootaloo let out a shudder as the tears returned in full force. She pressed her wet muzzle against Twilight’s fur and cried.

“I-I miss her so much, Twilight!” Scootaloo grasped onto Twilight’s sides, desperately clinging to the mare. “It hurts thinking about her! A-about Fluttershy, and Pinkie Pie! I’m so scared, and I don’t know if I’ll ever see Sweetie or Apple Bloom again, or Spike! I-I never told Rarity thank you for making me that scarf, or telling Applejack that I don’t mind being a little sister to her, o-or telling Spike that I have a crush on him, a-and I never got to fix my scooter, or say I’m sorry to Rainbow Dash for telling her to stop being so protective… and… and…”

Twilight folded her wings around the sobbing filly, and let her own tears fall silently as she did her best to comfort Scootaloo. She didn’t fret over any walkers; the cold was so intense, it’d be next to impossible for those rotting corpses to move out there, let alone catch one of them and manage to hold on.

“I know…” Twilight whispered into Scootaloo’s ear. “But… but we have to move on. Rainbow Dash gave you that chance… she gave us both that chance.” She pressed her lips against Scootaloo’s forehead, then said softly. “We can’t waste that chance, Scootaloo.”


“Don’t ever talk like that again, Scootaloo. Please…” Twilight whispered. “Don’t ever think you’re worth tossing aside, or that you’re expendable.” She placed a gentle hoof beneath Scootaloo’s chin, inclining it up so she could meet her gaze. “You don’t realize how much you’ve helped me. You’re the reason I’m still moving on right now.” She sniffled, and said slowly. “I need you here with me, Scootaloo. We… we have to be strong, for each other.”

Scootaloo nodded, the barest ghost of a smile touching her lips. “Okay.”

“It’s okay to hurt, and it’s okay to be scared. That’s what makes us different from the walkers. If we let go of our emotions… if we just give up, and surrender to the hardships… if we stop reminding ourselves to feel... that’s when we’ve lost, Scootaloo.” She slowly rocked the filly in her forelegs as she nuzzled her cerise mane. “Never let your emotions control you, but don’t ignore them…”

“R-right… that’s what Applejack said.”

Twilight gave Scootaloo a small smile. “I… may have borrowed that from her,” she chuckled. “Still… if you’re scared, or angry, or sad… you can feel that way. And… I know I’ll never replace her, but… you can look to me like a sister, too…if you’re ever in need of someone to talk to or help you.” She held her breath as Scootaloo studied her. After several long moments, Scootaloo just smiled that same almost-smile of hers and pressed her face against Twilight.

“Same here,” Scootaloo whispered.

Twilight gave Scootaloo another peck on the forehead, and ran a hoof through Scootaloo’s mane. “You’re a brave filly, Scootaloo…and… thank you. For… for that.”

Scootaloo just exhaled softly into Twilight’s fur. “Mmhm…”

Moment’s passed, and eventually the even, rhythmic breathing of Scootaloo caught Twilight’s attention. She looked down to see that little filly has fallen asleep in her embrace. Smiling softly, she lifted Scootaloo in her magic and placed her on the ratty old cot they had found in a corner of the shack. She covered her up with a moth-eaten blanket she had found in a trunk, and returned to her spot in the shack where she had been attempting to open a can of pears.


Twilight looked up to see Scootaloo sitting up and looking at her.

“What’s wrong, Scootaloo?”

“Um…” Scootaloo pulled aside some of the blanket and scooted over to one corner of the cot. “I… could you sleep with me tonight. It’s cold.” She licked her lips as her can fell to the can of pears, and added. “Um… I’m kind of hungry, too.”

Twilight spared the filly a weak smile, and made her way towards the filly. With a final spark of her horn, she managed to crack open the can, and settled down on her half of the cot. She plucked out a piece of syrupy fruit with her magic and held it out for Scootaloo. The filly took the whole slice of pear into her mouth and ate it with gusto.

Shortly after they had finished the meager meal, the two covered up and drifted off to sleep. Though the winter winds kept howling, they both felt a lot less cold than they had earlier.

It was the best night’s sleep the two had experienced in what felt like years.

Inspired by this piece, as well as the story that goes along with it.

I'm not even finished playing through the whole story yet. I haven't been so affected by a video game in a while. Seriously, Telltale Games did right with this game.

Me overcoming roadblocks in writing...

The solution? Add changelings. Always add changelings.

Current Projects

Current project: Editing the next chapter of A Gentleman in Training and finishing up the draft of the  next chapter of April Showers.

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#100 · 9w, 2d ago · · ·

Thank you very much for adding my story The Youth in the Garden to your Favorites bookshelf. That you would means that my attempt to commemorate a life and a battle worked to some small degree.

#99 · 29w, 1d ago · 1 · ·

Oh hey, you write things, too. I like people who write things. Writing is good for the soul.

#98 · 30w, 4d ago · · ·

I meant "morpholestia" but maybe I have mistaken the stories :rainbowderp: But still it's better to ask :twilightsmile: However you are right, I will try to come up with sth by myself. Thanks anyway :twilightsmile:

#97 · 30w, 5d ago · · ·


I apologize for the very delayed reply. My life has been rather busy as of late.

Anyway, regarding your question about using the name of my stories' name for the changeling country, I guess that's alright. It's not really the most original of names, being called the 'Changeling Nation'. You could probably think up a more interesting name, but if you like it, I don't see why not, haha. I don't know if I can really claim ownership over such a name anyway, but I appreciate you asking. Take care, and happy reading/writing!

#96 · 38w, 1d ago · · ·

Can I use your name for changelings' country in my story?:pinkiehappy:

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