• Published 28th Oct 2012
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Music Makes The Heart Grow Fonder - Yzanburg

After an amazing concert, musician David Gatzby winds up a top a tree in a very unfamiliar setting.

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That's Not Supposed To Bend That Way..

Chapter 19






"What the hell..?"


"Okay,who ever's beeping, shut the hell up. I'm trying to hurt... Why do I hurt?"

Slowly, I tried to open my eyes, just to slam them shut again as a searing pain rushed to my brain as I was brutally blinded by a bright blast of brilliant light. "Oh god, I've been abducted by aliens..." I mumbled as I tried to sink further into the sheets in fear but hurt myself in the process.

"I'm afraid not, Mr.Gatzby."

The sudden voice in the room shook me from my manly hiding as I opened my eyes to stare into the face of a brown stallion with a darker brown mane wearing a lab coat and stethescope. He didn't seem overly amused by my antics as he gave me one of those condescending impatient looks. I sat up as straight as I could in the current amount of pain I was in and faced the doctor pony upright.

"He he.. hee... So, what happened to me? Last thing I remember was fighting with some unicorn... Vinyl, I think her name was.. Then nothing.." I looked down at the bed sheets as I tried to think about what happened. "Shit! My IPod! Where is - That Bitch!" I went to get out of bed and immediately regretted it. I fell to the floor in a heap of pain. Fire burned through my chest, and arm. I lay there in agony for only a few seconds before a pink glow enveloped my and I floated back onto the hospital bed, the pain dying down considerably. I looked up to see a white unicorn with a pink mane done up in a bun staring at me sympathetically.

"Thank you, Nurse Redheart. Now David, as for what happened to you." He looked down at a clipboard hanging from the end of my bed and flipped a few pages while he mumbled to himself a bit. "You crashed through a second story window and landed in a rose bush. Your only major injuries were a broken rib and fractured wrist. those should heal up quite nicely in a couple weeks. Just get plenty of rest and try not to strain your core too much. Other then that you suffered a few lacerations from the glass and some minor cuts and scrapes from the rose bush. You're quite lucky Mr.Gatzby."

I stared at the doctor, dumbfounded for a moment before giving him a shaky smile. "I fell out a window? Well that explains why I woke up here.."

"W-well.. Thanks for fixin' me up, Doc. I really appreciate it." He gave me a curt nod before turning and heading towards the door, Nurse redheart following close behind.

"Oh, and before I forget," The doctor said as he looked back at me. "You have a visitor. She's been here since you first came in early yesterday afternoon. She hasn't left since. I'll send her in shortly." And with those parting words, the doctor and nurse left me to my lonesome to ponder one of life's great mysteries. "Where the hell is the bathroom in this place?"

After twenty minutes of sitting, a worried expression on my face as the levels of urine in my body just kept on climbing and climbing, there was a knock on the door. I turned to face the door and called for whoever it was to enter. The door slowly opened with a turn of the nob and in poked Fluttershy's head. A huge smile leapt onto my face as I saw her long pink mane swing in.

"Shy!" yelling probably wasn't the best idea as I clutched at my injured rib and collapsed back on the bed in pain. Instantly I felt a presence at my side. I cracked open my eyes to see Fluttershy scanning over my wounds with a very worried expression on her face.

"Oh my goodness! David, I heard about what happened and I rushed here as soon as I could. I was so worried after you disappeared, I started asking around town but nopony had seen you!" I realised right then that there were tears slowly falling from her eyes and rolling lazily down her cheeks and dropping onto the bedsheets. "I didn't know what else to do so I ran to Twilights to ask for help, but before I got there I heard a loud crash from down the road and I saw you lying in the bushes... T-there was s-so much.. blood. Oh I was so scared!" She collapsed onto me, her arms clutched around my waist as she gently, but firmly help on to me and cried. I winced in pain but let her have her moment as I slowly ran my hand on her back, trying to calm her down.

"Shhh.. Shh.. It's okay, I'm fine, really. Nothing a little rest can't fix." She looked up and me and sniffed, a worried expression graced her face as she sniffed back a few more tears. I put my hand on her cheek and gave the most sincere smile I could muster.

"I-I was just so scared.. I don't w-want to lose you.." She looked down at the bed sheets as more tears ran down her butter yellow face, adding to the small puddles that were forming on the sheets.

"Lose me? I don't plan on going anywhere anytime soon, don't you worry your pretty little head." For emphasis, I lightly booped her nose, which got a light giggle, and a smile out of her as she looked away, a faint blush gracing her cheeks.

"Promise..?" She looked up at me with pleading eyes that made me want to melt on the spot.

"Promise." I gave her another smile as she jumped up and gave me a tight hug, eliciting a very girly 'yelp' from me. She quickly recoiled, her face turning a bright crimson as she fussed over my injuries once more, repeatedly saying sorry. I just laughed it off as best I could and returned her hug, only a little bit gentler this time.

We talked for another hour or so. Nurse Redheart coming in only once to give me some pain medicine and some food. Hospital food never changes, no matter where you are.

I told Fluttershy about what happened. I left out the part about being knocked out and tied to a bed, figuring it would make her worry more than she already is. I'd be paying Vinyl a visit with Twilight some time soon to get my stuff back anyways. Soon the time came when Fluttershy asked the Nurse when I could leave. She told us that I would be ready to leave in the morning and that I should just rest a bit more here.

The rest of the night was spent just idly chatting until we settled into a comfortable silence. Fluttershy slowly dozed off on my lap as I gently pet her neck and back. It was quite relaxing and soon enough I found my self joining her in a peaceful slumber. Man, ponies are warm.

Author's Note:

So I've decided to take Lyra off of the main characters list due to lack of Lyra. For some reason I have trouble finding places that she fits in other than practices and gigs, so I think she will just be a re-occuring character now more than a main character.. Don't hate me!!! Anyways, have some bonding moments :)