• Published 2nd Jul 2013
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The Last of Us - BlackRainboom

Four ponies survived after a horrible virus wiped out the pony race either killing them or turning them into mutants who walk the streets at night. But this virus has a dark backstory and everything might not be as it seems.

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Rough Charger- Ring The Bell

Rough Charger- Ring The Bell

It was food day again. The day Rough Charger had to go to the warehouses and collect his food. Seems easy enough right? Well you would be wrong. The warehouses and other dark buildings are the perfect hideout for mutants during the night. Today there was another problem. Rough Charger had slept in on accident and by the time he woke up it was almost three o'clock. Rough Charger burst out of bed and went to gather his weapons.

Buck! I can't believe I slept in on food day on all days.

So Rough Charger gathered his weapons. It wasn't much of a supply anymore only a crossbow with 5 or 6 bolts and a machete. And so Rough Charger set off to the food warehouses over by the docks with a crossbow in his hooves and a machete on his back. This was a relatively long walk and could take as long as 3 hours to get there as the warehouses were on the other side of Fillydelphia from his bunker. So Rough Charger walked. He passed many famous landmarks such as The Celestial Bell and Independence Hall. As he walked he sung a song.

"And even though I am the last of us!"
"I carry on!"
"With a hope that I am wrong!"
"And maybe somepony else is out there!"
"And their singing the same song!"

After walking for two and half hours or so he reached the food warehouse. The warehouse was full of all sorts of food and enough of it to survive the rest of his lifetime. The key to getting food was stealth. If he slipped once or knocked over a can of something it could wake up the mutants. The door to the warehouse was always barely cracked open just enough to let a pony slip in. And so he slipped in quiet as he could possibly be. He walked through the aisles shoving as much food as he possibly could into the backpack on his back. This took only about 15 minutes before his pack was full and it was time to head out. But as he was walking out he slipped knocking over some cans. Then all of a sudden hundreds of red flickering lights filled the warehouse. The eyes of mutants. Rough Charger was so scared he could hardly move, that is until one of the mutants let out a vicious howl and charged him. So Rough Charger ran like hell. Somehow none of the mutants cut off his path to the exit and he got outside. Only it was already night and the mutants were closing in. So he galloped as fast he possibly could with the howls of the mutants right behind him. He managed to get about a mile before the mutants cut him off from the front. At this point he ran for the nearest door which happened to be the bottom of the Celestial Bell. Rough Charger slammed the door shut and ran to the middle of the room. When suddenly red flickering lights filled the room.

I'm a bucking idiot! How could I forget mutants were in here!

Rough Charger was trapped and there was only one way to go. Up the staircase to the bell. So he galloped up the spiral stairs with mutants right behind him. He made it to the top and slammed the hatch shut behind him and locked it. At this point he knew exactly what he was going to do. Ring the bell. Anypony within a hundred miles will hear it. And if nobody hears it and comes to help he will be dead. And so with the mutants banging on the hatch he rang the bell. The sound filled the night air and the mutants started to howl and one pony who had left Cloudsdale heard the call.

Author's Note:

The 3rd chapter! If anyone is willing to do some actual cover art for me it would be a great help.