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Wanderer D

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This story is a sequel to Running

The gryphon, Angus Greenquill, has a job he hates, a kid that loves him, someone that wishes he (Angus) had never been born, and a desire to change things and actually do something he likes without failing miserably at life.

Octavia is a pony running away from success and fame, wanting to start anew without the expectations others had of her, from her family to her friends.

Maybe he can help her get a job, and she can help him realize his own dreams.

Note: This story picks up the Octavia from the story 'Running', although it's not in any way the definitive continuation of it.

Also, big thanks to Nick Nack for taking a glance at this.

Chapters (4)
Comments ( 41 )

Well this is something new. It looks interesting. I'll have to give it a read here soon. You never do me wrong, D!

I wasn't expecting a continuation of your Octavia fic, but I have to say, the story looks great so far. I'll be sure to read more when it comes! :twilightsmile:

I like this angle, with the dad trying to take care of his son. It makes him feel more down-to-earth and real. A romance with him and Octavia (which is what I am assuming) could be quite cute and quite difficult at the same time, and I can't wait to see it!

On another note, I wonder what the griffons will be like to her after the novelty of her arrival wears off... :twilightoops:

You never cease to amaze me, Wanderer. I'm glad that I enjoyed this. :twilightsheepish:

There's more to this? It's incomplete?


~Skeeter The Lurker

Seriously man!? This stuff was an abomination. What the hell is a Bróðirhellir!? I saw this often in the story.

Upvote for effort.

Wanderer D

4737630 So... I disappoint you? All the time?

4737687 No, not at all. You impress me.

Wanderer D

4737691 Aaah :twilightblush: for a moment there I was like: "Damn. :fluttershbad:" :pinkiecrazy:

4737697 I should've fixed that. :rainbowlaugh:

to quote from the ultimate rules of writing seriously serious fanfiction:

rule 1 (the most important rule): do not under any circumstances name your protagonist after the key ingredient in cheeseburgers, for /r/cringe will deem your shit forever gay and you will be outcast as he who wrote the story that read like a mcdonalds commercial

Wanderer D

4737762 Or it could be a reference to the Anglo-Saxon language and it being a legitimate name?

I can tell it's a subject close to home, and this allows you to write these characters rather poignantly. I'm curious to see where this is going.

Considering Angus is an actual name in real life... And I also think it fits a gryphon really well...



I will just go and tell Angus Deayton that his name isn't real.

Oooo. A followup to Running? Yaaaaaaaaaay!


I like Ari, he's a funny one :pinkiesmile:

The kid is a total huggable fella and i like it already.

4737796 Great little story. Look forward to seeing more of this in the future.:twilightsmile:

Is it me? :pinkiehappy:

Just kidding :rainbowlaugh: Good story, can't wait for more.

I enjoyed this chapter and it's nice to see that you're still working on this. I'm curious to see where this goes! :twilightsmile:

I thought I added this to my favorites. Well, remedied that. Will be reading the new chapter in a bit :D

A really simple chapter in which not much of note really happens... and I loved every second of it. Felt really organic, D.

Harsh country and a harsh life huh.
Great chapter though, enjoying every single word of this fic :twilightsmile:

4897121 This.

Awesome chapter! The way you write is just pleasant to read, and I think that really shows in a chapter like this. It's almost completely backstory and pointless, from a "furthering the plot" perspective, but you don't even notice that when you're reading, because it's fun to read! When the backstory is fun, you must be doing something right. As always, I'm looking forward to more!

Please keep writing, I'll keep reading!

Wow, I really enjoy this. A little bit of internal problems with child custody. This will turn out interesting. Thanks for writing! I hope you finish this fanfic! :3

Wonderful :twilightsmile:
Gotta love eye opening advice.

Dang cliffhangers....Make me want to read more.

Octavia best pone.

“Thank the lady behind the desk, she did her best to waste our time.”

Ari smiled cutely at the scribe and wave as his dad walked away with him on top. “Thanks for wasting our time, lady!” he shouted in order to be heard and turning more than one head in their direction.

...here. Right here is where you got me. :rainbowlaugh:

I hope the next update will be soon. I'm in love with this story

This is feeling like a very personal story.

5785087 Going to second the motion based on evidence presented. Issue is being escalated along the proper channels.

Another awesome chapter! As always, I'm looking forward to more! Damn though did this hit a chord with me. I know how you feel Angus, minus the kid/ex situation.

Please keep writing, I'll keep reading!

This was a wonderful chapter.
Also possibility for Angus' new career! Yay for that :pinkiehappy:

Gotta love how the narration says that everyone learns about the minutia of their history because of the education that Angus missed, and then we find out the teachers regard him as a historian because of just uncommonly knowledgeable he is. I like it. It makes it feel less like a nation of hats and more like a collection of individuals, with our main character set apart because of he's living up to the hat that everyone else has set aside.

Another wonderful chapter. I'm loving the dialogue and interactions between Angus and Octy as well as the world around them. It's easy to get lost in the story, and your imagery does a fantastic job of putting the scene in my head.

Please keep writing, I'll keep reading!

You know, I have not had a story with a griffon come by in a long time, and I finally found this gem in all the rough. I love it, and look forward to more ^^

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