The purple and red pony gives a flip of her—you're pretty sure it's a her—trichromatic mane, a blue bang moving to reveal its pointed horn to view. It's a unicorn? You scarcely have time to take in that face when the horn begins to glow and a powerful beam strikes you at center mass and your entire body lights up with a pain you have never felt before and would care to never experience again.
As you collapse to a knee, the mare rises to her own hooves. "Bad... whatever you are! You'll learn what it's like to be chased and hounded! I hope you like it!" Her eyes dart away and back to you. "Sorry..."
If you try to resist the magic, proceed to chapter 1A1
If you try apologizing, proceed to chapter 1A2