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The Red Parade

Cars are still parked outside. If the rapture had happened, why was it unrecognizable? Why was the sky blue? Why did no one tell me? Do these things not announce themselves?


Wallflower Blush is absolutely certain of three things:

One, no sane person working on the student government reads her emails.

Two, Strawberry Sunrise reads her emails.

Three, Strawberry Sunrise is a bitch.

Written for the Thousand Words Contest under the category Experimental.

Chapters (5)
Comments ( 27 )

I was going to use quote names to include email addresses but apparently that function is disabled for stories. They were going to look like this:

This is a courtesy email reminding students to not use school-related emails for personal reasons. Also, there is still no student parking allowed in the faculty lot. Please don't park there.

Vice Principal Luna.

Howdy, hi~!

My goodness, this was adorable. Love the back and forth between them. Definitely, a fun banter and the email style really works for this. Thanks for the read~!

That was adorable and entirely believable for a pair of teenage girls.

I'm surprised this isn't in the unusual pairings contest. I love the exchanges between the two and I totally read more of them. You've some good jokes here and you plant a lot of each characters' personality in their emails.

Good job for a 1k entry!

I’ve mostly been saving these until the submission period closes, but the tags and premise caught my attention on this one. Delightfully dysfunctional crackship. Thank you for it and best of luck in the judging.

Well that's a rather obscure pairing, but goodness this was funny and cute as hell

Aren't succulents the most hands-off plants to keep?
Sunset must be pretty terrible at minding plants if a succulent manages to die in her care.



Sunset just claims she was sold faulty succulents.

Love the email style, led to some pretty funny banter. I want to know more, but it’s also pretty cool to leave those gaps in to fill in yourself, it’s kinda how you have to go with the Thousand Words Contest.

Wonderful, but I don't need to tell you that, do I? Simply great, the jokes, the pacing, the personalities, it's all great.

This was a fun pairing and a cute story. The email exchange set up was used pretty effectively, and I loved seeing Strawberry troll Wallflower like this. The jump from the penultimate to last chapter was rather sudden, but that worked in its own way too.

$1.50 for a candy bar I bought because I was depressed. It wasn’t very good.

That's it. I know nobody reads these anyways. Thanks.

Wallflower Blush

rip right out of the gate. very #relatable, that depression candy bar!

Oh and the candy bar expense is denied because as a representative of CHS Student Life I can assure you we do not sell candy bars that aren’t very good.

ehehe, this is spot-on Strawberry Sunrise smugness! like, just the same exact flavor as the one we got in "Honest Apple"! love it

Holy shit you read these. Um. Sorry? But also not really? I just woke up but I’ll find the form. Except we didn’t buy any drugs. That was a lie. And the candy was great.

Sent From My P-Phone

Oh Trixie said she had magic seeds but I thought she was lying but I didn’t want people to plant anything that was potentially hazardous so I bought them all and

You don’t care, I’m deleting this email.

Sent From My P-Phone

honestly, good on Wallflower for saving the entire school from whatever disaster Trixie was going to inevitably cause with that! makes Wallflower's self-deprecation all the more sad to see. also, hehe, P-Phone

I’m afraid there is a form 420-A and you need to fill it out or we fire your club into the sun. It’s in the charter you know. That’s okay, I know nobody reads those things.

hehe, calling back to Wallflower's first email, nice

I love plants.

so true

You’re feisty! I like that. You like plants huh? Shame they don’t like you back.

this is high quality flirting, and exactly how Strawberry Sunrise would do it, very well done

Also my plants love me.

yeah, you tell her, Wallflower!

This is a courtesy email reminding students to not use school-related emails for personal reasons. Also, there is still no student parking allowed in the faculty lot. Please don't park there.

Vice Principal Luna.

haha, so very in line with Vice Principal Luna's only memorable line, as well as what a Vice Principal is

I can be contacted at apples_r_awful@pmail.com.

absolutely perfect email address, love it

You have a cute middle finger.

How was the sale by the way?

auaugh perfect

We sold one to Sunset Shimmer. She buys one every year because she feels bad. That thing is so gonna die.

aww, so that is what a post-reformation friendship looks like from the other end! it makes a lot of sense that this is what that would look like

Aw. I get it though. I can safely say that I am as bitchy in real life as I am online.

This has been fun though. Usually I scare everyone away. Can’t blame them! Good luck with the sale. Hey, save a succulent for me if you can.

just especially the "Can't blame them!" is so perfectly Strawberry Sunrise, wow! i can really hear that annoying high-pitched smug voice and i love it so much

It was no issue, I can make more a butt-ton of pastries faster than Sunset Shimmer can cause an Equestrian-magic related incident.

haha, it's great that this aspect of Sunset is made fun of by the background students like this

Yeah. Sure. Please come.

aww, growth! much like what happens in a garden, really makes you think

Love's not free! Pay up.


(PS See you at Garden Club)

augh, just the right mix of insufferable and adorable!

i love Strawberry so much in this (you just nail her so perfectly i am in awe), and the banter between her and Wallflower was just so fun to witness! this was an absolute delight to read, thank you so much for it!

I love this! The email banter was fun to read and the messages feel completely in character.

Hello! Have a review. I'm not sure this was quite as experimental as I'd been expecting, but who cares? It's a whole lot of fun. Great choice of characters (very nicely written both), lovely sense of humour, feels so well rooted in the CHS universe. I did roll my eyes very slightly at the sight of the number 420, but fortunately it made no difference to my enjoyment. Great fun all round, so have a like and a fave. Well done on the Bronze Medal!

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