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You keep sayin' somethin' about bein' male and "human" before you showed up in Appleloosa. I'm not sure what you're talkin' about, stranger, but I can certainly tell you're pretty darn mad about what happened. Sit down a spell, will you? Tell me more about this "Trask" feller...

Cover art by Trinityinyang.

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Magnificent Megan... I see. I see all too well. :facehoof:

Is there a first post yet :rainbowderp: *look left then right* Il just take first post *starts to breath in*
Pinkie: twitchy tail twitchy tail
Suddenly a flying anvil appears

One fix: nicknack should knickknack

I'm really liking this :pinkiehappy:

Good to hear it! I know you're something of a connoisseur of GB fics, so I appreciate your feedback.
Nice catch. Fixed it in an edit.
Why, thank you.

Stay tuned, everyone: next chapter will be posted tomorrow.

This story is enthralling. My only complaint is the short chapters, other than that I like it. Glad the main protagonist isn't elated about magically being in equestria and is reacting realistically.

Thanks! Good to see that the protagonist went over well. I'll be sure to post longer chapters, too.

I'll keep the internal dialogue thing in mind--there's some strange things in store for our hero(ine), so I'll definitely play around more with her reactions.

Nice story so far, looking forward to future chapters. :pinkiehappy:

I'm not sure what's going on but i find myself amused. continue please, good sir.

Thank you! Also, here's a subliminal message for you to continue your story.
A Canadian approves of this chapter? Good, this is vital to my plans.
And continue I shall. Thanks!

Well thank you for the subliminal message, and I will continue my story, that's the plan at least. If you go on my profile it'll explain more.:derpytongue2:

Once I have secured enough contacts in Canada, I will be in a good political position for the inevitable Canadian-led world government.

All bizarre humor aside, thanks for keeping up with the story. Hopefully I can get the next chapter up reasonably soon.

Sonora, you're drunk go home. ugh mares these days can't hold their salt in at all.

Well, that escalated quickly. :rainbowderp:

Yeah, she needs to work her way up there by practicing with some saltlick tabs.
Everything escalates quickly in the Equestrian Wild West.
The God of Salt hears your praises, devout mortal. You shall be rewarded with plentiful coupons for canisters of sodium chloride.

Don't forget about the salt in the ocean! We'd have no fish if there was no salt water. :rainbowwild:

Cease your bickering, mortals! Or the God of Salt will take away the delicious substance around the rim of your margaritas!

Now that's what I call interesting! If only your chapters were a bit longer.

oh my gosh the ending was hilarious

I don't think Princess Celestia will help, she most likely can do anything but having no contact to the rest of Equestria makes it even more difficult.

Regarding chapter length, I'm experimenting with what works best--I want to do weekly updates, but it might be worth it to increase my minimum chapter length. How's a 2,000 word minimum sound?
Good to see the ending tidbit went over so well. As you might guess, Sonora is going to have to wrestle with some complicated feelings in the future.
Celestia has a nasty habit of not being around when the crap hits the fan.

Aw dang Sonora, you better go take a cold shower. Make sure you're facing the shower head the whole time, though.

Don't strain yourself to meet some sort of minimum chapter length. Write however long feels natural. A weekly update schedule is more than enough. :raritywink:

Sadly there isn't any cold water in Appleloosa, thanks to Trask. Bastard!
Alright, thanks. Just curious as to what my readers preferred.

Really great story. Keep up the good work.
Question though, where did you get the idea for salt as an alcoholic substance?

Thanks for the comment! As for your question, in "Over a Barrel" a salt saloon is seen, complete with a salt-drunk pony.

Huh... I am going to have to re-watch that episode.
Thanks for the heads up.

Ha! Great chapter, I didn't see the ending coming at all o.o

Thanks! I like to throw my readers a curveball sometimes.

im wondering what the bartender is doing the whole time this is going on

The conversation with Discord is in a dream sequence. I'll make that more clear.

Am I the only one who imagines Trask as Saruman from Lord of the Rings?

They are both evil wizards, it makes sense right?

A good comparison. But Trask will never be quite as awesome as Christopher Lee.

Hey, it happens from time to time.

i cant read this. horrible memories of that shit story Homestuck keeps popping into my mind because of the second person... or third person. i dont care

I don't like Homestuck either. (No offense to anyone who does, however).

Ordinarily, I don't write second-person stories, but I find this format to be an interesting experiment. The other reason for the second-person format is due to the story's origins on /mlp/'s transformation story thread. (where second person stories are popular)

2210083 hey if you imagine trask as Marilyn Manson it make funnier.

:unsuresweetie: Poor Sonora. No one's sense of masculinity is made to withstand that kind of affront.


Relax, Sonora can take it...probably.

Anyway, as a quick note, sorry this update came a bit late. Additionally, I likely won't be able to post much in the next week due to a vacation. (Who knows, though? Maybe my muse and my bluetooth keyboard will pull through...)

Considering the fact that Sonora can remember dreams much better than as a human, I am lead to believe that ponies (or maybe just unicorns) have better memory and dream recall. I wish I could remember dreams better, the dreams I can remember are so awesome, plus it can show things my subconscious wants me to know, or just to mess with reality because it can do that in dreams.

For me, I generally find that the best way to have vivid or lucid dreams is to wake up early in the morning, then go back to sleep for an hour.

I don't have a problem with short chapters, I just wish you could update more frequently. The suspense is killing me.

For the time being, I think the best format is weekly 2,000 word updates. As I said before though, I might not be able to post a chapter next week due to a vacation.

I really don't much care for the 2nd person point of view, but you've done a good job with this. It's very well put together.

Unlike half the people commenting on this story, I actually like this second person narration. It's a very unique angle and the subject matter is certaintly entertaining. I look forward to seeing more.

Finally got a chance to read... Once more, fun stuff!
I really like the list of possible injuries in the waiver - It's got a cheerful rhythm and facetiousness that sounds like it's right out of the show. You've really nailed that sensibility.
But now the adventure begins!
Sonora lv.1

nice story looking forward to next chapter

Thanks all! Progress is slow but steady--been dealing with some annoying stuff this week, but by the end of this weekend the next chapter should finally be up.
Yeah, I'd been shooting for that feeling. Glad to hear it hit the mark!

I'm drunk! You don't have an excuse! :raritydespair:

Ill have you know this is by far my favorite r63 story at the moment and am excited to see more progress.

Considering the tough competition, that's pretty flattering to hear. Thanks!

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