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“There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.” ― Beatrix Potter


Severe thunderstorms are a commonality when living in a mountain fire lookout tower; an event that comes and goes with ease. However, when a storm takes a turn for the worse and causes the resident lookout to fall unconscious, the scene that greets him on awakening is about as unsettling and unwelcome as can be.
Or is it?

With his radios and cellular service cut off, Equestria's first human visitor is left to his own devices to figure out why he and his tower are now in the middle of an mysterious and dangerous forest. Well, at least the clouds still move on their own, that's a good thing, right?

Look out Equestria, there's a new human in town!

*Takes place during/after Season 9

Chapters (14)
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That....is an appropriate reaction.



aaaaaannnnnd it's Fav, man thats a record

Woohoo! :pinkiehappy: I'm just happy it's generally well received! First HiE fic and all that.

I already faved it? Wow... Thats a new record.

I hope it continues to be such!

Good so far have a follow

Awesome so far, can’t wait for more of this!

I'm glad you're finding it enjoyable! I hope it lives up to your expectations!

Statement: You have this Units attention.

...ouch. She's out of action for months after that.

Pretty nasty injuries; yep, she's down for the count for a while. We know magic can heal stuff pretty quick though....but last I checked, our resident human has about as much magical ability as a rock!

You know, this reminds me of a game I saw once. Firewatch, I think it was? Not really an action game, more like one of those story based games where its practically a visual novel but you can move in 3d. Never actually played it, but it sticks in my memory because the protagonist adopts a small turtle and one of the names for it was "Turt Reynolds". The pun made the game stick in my memory, and I have to wonder if that game inspired this story at all, because you played as a park ranger at a Lookout Tower.

I watched a playthrough of that game! It's rather well-crafted, but I have to say the actual idea was inspired by something else...*looks out window* :trollestia:

Digging this story so far! It helps that I LOVE stories with griffins in them.
Keep up the good work!

I'm so glad! I'm rather biased towards gryphon stories as well, so this is going to be a fun one!

Well, he DID ask for an angel*....

He's just lucky he didn't get the rabbit... :pinkiecrazy:


Well, he DID ask for an angel*....

He's just lucky he didn't get the rabbit... :pinkiecrazy:

Yeah, he'd be better off trying to make pals with the dog-woods than that Angel! :facehoof:

Such a thought had been confirmed when he had seen a chicken, or the top half at least. The fact said animal had a reptilian tail had given him goosebumps, especially when it had stared at him.

Wait, Jason's not petrified? How odd.

Well, Rad, just started reading this story.

So... how much of this did you base off yourself?

It was a female, at least as far as he could tell by the slightly slimmer figure and facial structure.

I didn't know Jason had Griffon anatomy 101 in his head, though he said he was pretty well versed in mythology. How did he have an image of a male to compare "slightly slimmer" to? Or is it just a general feeling of slimness?

Very odd indeed :trixieshiftright:

How much? It varies, to be honest. There's some aspects/areas in which I'm well-acquainted, and some things that are totally not related at all. It's not a copy/paste self-insert, that's for sure. That will become much more clear as the story progresses.

He's guessing at this point; human mythology/interpretations coupled with the feminine 'voice' he heard. He still has zero clue. :rainbowlaugh:

Reading your posts on the episode discussions and on Friendship is Magic Unless You're Human brought me here, and so far I'm enjoying it. Nice move making first contact a griffon warrior (as well as making me wonder about his exact location). Can't wait to see where you take this one!

Oh wow! I can't say I expected that, but welcome! :yay: This has been an idea in my head for a year or so; and it's nice to finally flesh it out! I'm glad you're enjoying it!

Oh god, this is so cute...

Not to many stories being updated anymore

Hmm, really? I've seen the site having a fairly steady userbase....but I wonder if authors are just slowing down? The two current stories I have will probably be my last ones (especially with the series coming to an end.)

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