• Published 5th Jul 2013
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Heart of the Ocean - Silentpegasus



When Twilight Sparkle is kidnapped by pirates, Princess Celestia and the other elements have no choice but to put their trust in an infamouse pirate in order to get her back. What happens when a certain cyan mare falls for the captain?

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Chapter 2: Captured

Chapter 2

Captured.

Twilight walked to the library with her other five friends by her side. It had been seven hours since Razor was arrested. The mares avoided the topic and busied themselves with gossip. Twilight looked up at the night sky and breathed in the fresh air as she entered the tree. The friends sat down on the couch as Rarity put a kettle on for tea. The group was interrupted as a teal Unicorn mare and a large Griffin wearing an eyepatch over his left eye entered the library.

“Um excuse me, are you Twilight Sparkle?” The mare asked.

“Yes, why?” Twilight asked as she raised an eyebrow.

“Just checking.” The Griffin suddenly pulled a pistol out and pointed it at the lavender Unicorn. The mares instantly jumped back in fright. “No pony move. No pony gets hurt.” He yelled. The mare face hoofed and lowered her companions armed claw.

“For Luna’s sake Ace, we don’t want any trouble.” She said as he let out a sigh.

“Wh-Who are you?” Twilight asked as she got in a defensive stance.

“My apologies Ms. Sparkle. We’re looking for a stallion named Razor Wind. Grey Pegasus stallion, blue mane and tail, scar over his right eye.” She said as she pointed to her own eye.

“Yeah we know him!” Rainbow said in a challenging tone. “He was arrested yesterday and since you know him. You two must be part of his crew.” She said as she flew up to the mare.

“What gave it away the pistol? The eyepatch?” Ace said in a mocking tone.

“Why you-” The Pegasus felt a hoof grab her tail. Twilight gulped and shook her head at the Pegasus.

“Look we don’t want any trouble here. We just want to know where they took him.” The teal mare interjected.

“Canterlot. They took him to Canterlot.” Twilight said. The two pirates looked at one another and let out a sigh.

“Thank you.” The mare said as the two turned to leave.

“Maybe we should take some....leverage with us.” Ace said as he looked at the lavender Unicorn. Twilight gulped as the other mares crowded around her.

“You know that’s not how we do things Ace.” She said in a stern tone.

“This is the Captain we’re talking about here! What’s wrong with it just this one time?” He said as the mare turned around with an angered look on her face.

“Are you disobeying a direct order?” She asked in an angered tone.

“N-no ma’am.” The Griffin said as he felt his beak chatter in fear.

“Good. Now let’s go.” The mare said as they exited the tree. The mares looked at one another and let out a sigh of relief.

“Um Twilight maybe you should give your brother a heads up.” Rainbow suggested.

“Good idea.” She said as she trotted over to the mirror. She tapped it with her horn and the mirror started to ripple. Soon an image of the guard stallion appeared on the surface.

“Hey sis what’s up?” The stallion asked.

“We just got a visit from Razors crew. They know that you took him to Canterlot.” She said in a guilty tone.

“Thanks for the warning sis. Did they hurt you?” He asked in a concerned tone.

“No, I thought they might, which is why I told them where he was.” She said in a defeated tone. Applejack put a hoof on her shoulder and gave her a weak grin.

“It’s okay Twiley. I’m just glad you weren’t hurt. Did you get a good look at them?”

“There were only two; One of them is a Griffin, brown feathers and wearing an eyepatch over his left eye.” Applejack said.

“Okay, what about the other one?”

“She’s a teal Unicorn mare.” Rainbow said as she looked at the stallion’s image.

“Okay thanks guys. You’ve been a big help.” The stallion said with a smile.

“No problem Shining anything we can do to-” Twilight was cut off as a loud bang and smoke filled the room. “What’s going-?” She was cut off as smoke filled the room obstructing the stallions view. “Who are you? What do you want?” Twilight yelled as he horn flared and shot two bolts at the doorway.

“TWILIGHT? WHERE ARE YOU?” Shining said as he shook the mirror. The stallion heard a few magical bolts discharge and the mares scream. He saw that the mirror had tipped over on it’s side. Shining saw beneath the layer of smoke to see the five mares on the ground and his unconscious sister being dragged out of the library. “TWILIGHT! TWILIGHT!” He yelled. He noticed that a pair of black hooves was approaching the mirror.

“What about the other five?” A deep voice asked.

“They are of no use to us. All we need is the Unicorn, leave the rest.” Another said. Shining was grinding his teeth. The dark pair of hooves faced the mirror and broke it with a quick jab. Shining saw the image fade and slammed his hoof into the mirror. Hearing the crashing sound, three guards burst into the room with swords drawn.

“Something wrong sir?” One of the guards asked. Shining pulled out a piece of parchment with an odd seal on it.

“You! Tell the Princess that Twilight Sparkle has been taken hostage!” He yelled as he pointed to one of the guards. The stallion nodded and galloped out of the room. “You two with me!” He said as the three stallions stepped on the seal. Shining’s horn flared and the three were enveloped in a flash of light.

Shining appeared inside the library to see that the five mares were on the ground in an unconscious state. The stallions pulled out small bottles and positioned them under the mares snouts. Rainbow’s eyes shot open and quickly got to her hooves. She scanned the area to see the place trashed and her friends beginning to wake up. The mare then saw Shining armor helping Rarity to her hooves.

“Shining! Somepony took Twilight!” The cyan mare yelled.

“I saw.” He said as he pointed at the shattered mirror. “Did you see who it was?”

“No, it all happened so fast.” Rainbow said as she slumped to the ground in shame. Shining put a hoof on her shoulder as she started to cry. “Maybe I can catch them!” She said as she flew out the door and took to the sky. Off in the distance she saw a ship starting to leave the port. Rainbow put whatever strength she had left into her wings. As she reached the docks the ship vanished from her sight. Rainbow slumped to the ground in defeat and hung her head in shame.

“Rainbow!” She looked back and saw the other four mares and the guard stallions gallop up to her. The mare lowered her head in shame.

“I-I couldn’t stop them. I failed.” She said as she started to cry. Applejack brought her into a hug and comforted the mare.

“Wh-who’d wanna take Twilight?” Pinkie asked as she looked at Shining.

“I don’t know.” He said as he hung his head. “But I know who might. You five with me.” He said as he trotted towards the train station along with the other two guards.

“Where are we going?” Rarity asked as she and the other mares followed.

“To Canterlot.” He said as the group broke into a gallop towards the station.
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Twilight felt herself being dragged across a wooden floor. As her eyes fluttered open in time to see a metal cage door being closed in front of her. She tried to raise her head but found no strength in her body. She could feel the darkness creeping around her and eventually let sleep take her.

Author's Note:

Sorry for the short chapter.