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Velocipede


My darling, I compare you to a mare among Pharaoh’s chariots. Your cheeks are lovely with ornaments, your neck with strings of jewels.

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The only human in Equestria needs help from Princess Luna, and has to explain a natural process of the human body. The human is very anxious. Also, a woman, BTW.

Warning: Featuring perfectly normal human body facts.


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I meant this human character to be a one-off, and NOT Ellie from my stories to come. Possibly not even the same continuity. Though I ended up liking this unnamed character. Very hashtag relatable, in my opinion. What do you think?

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This reminded me of the horrors of public health education. Some films cannot be unseen...

The character's consternation came across well and not a topic usually treated with respect. Definitely an upvote.

"The body reabsorbs it," Luna said as if it were so obvious it did not count as a scientific fact. "What else would happen? Why would it be different for you?"

The human sighed and muttered, "I don't know. Because God is a misogynist?"

Evolution isn't concerned about someone's comfort level. The process of menstruation is to remove any nonviable eggs or zygotes before they develop too far. If the zygote can't implant and flip the hormonal switch in the mother before the monthly doom timer activates it wasn't worth bringing to full term in a pregnancy. Evolutionary speaking this saves the female tons of energy and possible health risks. Thus as a species on the whole it's better and more strong offspring can be born.

It really is amazing just how much body shame religion has managed to convey onto various societies.

I just read a thing.

"We do have washing machines."

I giggled.

Wait, it took me almost a year to realize that "full stop" is a synonym for a—

I clicked on this expecting a humanized Luna story, since hers was the only tag on here. What I got was a slice of life dilemma about the problems that would definitely befall a human lady in magic horse land without any frills. Noice.

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