• Published 15th Dec 2017
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Dashtale - Ghostaloo



Rainbow Dash wakes up in a bed of flowers in a cave as a filly with amnesia. Lost and confused, she's taken in by a goat monster named Toriel. That's okay though, as long as she has DETERMINATION she can get through this.

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Surge Of Knives (Unedited)

Rainbow Dash paced around in her room in the dark. She couldn't stop thinking about what she and Chara witnessed only a few hours ago.

Rainbow was nervous.

Toriel and Sans were on to them. They knew something was up.

Uggh, Rainbow just calm down and go to bed! We're tired and I just want to freaking SLEEP!

But what if-

Worry about it in the morning and GO TO BED BEFORE I MAKE YOU!

The young filly flinched at the sharp pain of an upcoming headache. Chara could be ear piercing when she wanted to be. And that was saying something because the hue-mon was ALREADY quite loud.

Rainbow let out a sigh of defeat and slowed to a stop.

"I guess you're right, maybe I should go to bed." The cyan filly mumbled.

Finally. Chara sighed.

Dashie crawled into bed, pulled the covers over her, and stared up at the ceiling.

"But-"

OH MY FUCKING GOD, JUST GO TO SLEEP!!!


Scared. She was scared. Why was she scared?

Running. She was running. Why was she running?

It was dark.

WHY WAS IT SO DARK?

Pacifist. GENOCIDE. Good Ending. BAD ENDING. Save. RESET. Ending. Save. ENDING. Mercy. ENDING. ENDING. LOVE. Save.

All-Powerful. All-Knowing.

Pain. Agony. Intertwined.

Dust. No more dust.

Better Ending? Rebirth? TRUE RESET?

Dark? It is dark. It is darker. Yet even darker.

ESCAPE.

Run. Keep running. He is watching. He knows.

It's all her fault.

THE TRUE MONSTER.

He is going to kill her. She is going to kill everyone.

It's all her fault.

Can't escape the past.

Can't escape the Timeline.

Can't escape Him.

HE IS GOING TO KILL HER.

No more.

NO MORE DUST.

FREE THE MONSTER.

Please.

Help them.


They bolted upward, gasping for breath. Their eyes were fuzzy. They couldn't breath.

Tears were running down their face. They were shaking.

Their flanks were burning.

RUN RUN RUN RUN. NEED TO RUN. HE IS COMING. WE NEED TO RUN.

Someone put their hand on their shoulder.

HE IS HERE.

KILL.

They smacked the hand away and pounced at their attacker.

When their hooves touched the ground, the burning in their flanks quickly became a red hot energy that engulfed their whole body.

KILL. KILL. NEED TO KILL HIM. KNIVES. NEED MY KNIVES.

The red hot energy leaked outside their body and bent to their will.

KNIVES KNIVES KNIVES KNIVES. KILL HIM. NEED TO KILL HIM. CAN'T ESCAPE. KILL.

"RAINBOW STOP!!!"

Rainbow stopped, blinking in confusion. The little filly's vision begin to clear up.

"...Huh?"

Standing before Rainbow was Sans, and behind him was Toriel. The goat monster had her large white paws over her muzzle, a horror-struck look on her face.

"Mom? Sans? What is…?" Dashie groaned in pain and held her head.

Ughhh, my head hurts... Chara moaned.

Rainbow only groaned in response and dropped to the floor. The tiny pegasus didn't even bother looking up when she heard things crash around her.

Her body was burning.

"Kid?"

All Rainbow Dash could do was grunt in response.

Things were still for a moment before Dashie heard the sound of footsteps approach her. Rainbow didn't even attempt to fight back when she felt Sans boney hands pick her up.

"Hey, uh, kid?" Sans said slowly. "Can you open your eyes for me?"

Rainbow forced her burning eyes to open.

Sans was holding Rainbow in front of him. He stared at her with an unreadable expression.

"...You okay?" The punny skeleton asked.

"Burning," Rainbow mumbled simply.

Sans was quiet for a moment before saying in a low tone, "That was quite the magic surge, kid. Didn't even know that anything other than a monster could use that level of magic."

Rainbow grunted, "Pony?"

"No, my child," said Toriel, finally speaking up after her long silence. "That wasn't pony magic."

The motherly goat monster walked over and gently took the filly from Sans. Toriel cradled Dashie within her arms and gazed down at the young pegasus with a look of intense worry.

"But it doesn't seem to be exactly monster either."

Rainbow begun to feel exhaustion taking over her. She fought with her instincts and tried to stay awake.

"It's okay, my child, you can sleep. I will be here with you all night." The goat mom whispered lovingly.

Dashie's eyes soon fell shut, and then nothing.


Toriel gazed down at the poor filly. Rainbow twitched slightly in her sleep.

The boss monster sighed. She laid her pony child down on her bed and covered her up.

"Toriel," Sans said from behind her, "I'm guessing that this is not normal for a pony."

"You are right, Sans," Toriel whispered. "This is not normal for a pony. Yes, they have magic, but not like this. This is… different. Her magic is more like a monsters then a pony's. But yet…"

Toriel thought about about what she and Sans just saw.

Glowing, demented, yet scared black and red eyes staring at her with no sign of recognition. Rainbow colored tears running down the filly's face. The red knives circling around her body.

Toriel suddenly remembered something she saw on Rainbow. It was only for a quick second, but-- no. They will worry about it later. Rainbow needs to rest.

It was probably nothing...

Author's Note:

Dun dun DUN! An update! Would you believe me if I told you I have this chapter planned for quite a while now? Anyway, be prepared for random updates, okay? Updates are not planned. They just kind of happen.

You also must have saw that there is now more tags to the story now, right? Well, they are not for show. Thing's are... deep. The plot is thickening. Be prepared.

Update: I fixed the their they're situation. It was bothering me. Oh, and I added the color RED!