All That's Passed - The Plunge: Chapter 2More Like This
Octavia struck a soft, low note on her cello, quickly followed by Noteworthy on the piano. This is it, big brother, Applejack thought, grinning at the scarlet work stallion from the back of the aisle. Big Macintosh was already in his place beneath the canopy of baby's breath and peonies, and Applejack allowed herself a moment to drink in the sweet summer air and enjoy the hum of the bees and crickets in the field outside of Fluttershy's cottage. If only Rarity hadn't used so many dang hair pins, the earth pony cursed, rubbing a hoof at the vicious, claw-like metal barrettes that held her mane in place. She supposed it was awfully pretty, though; Rarity had created a neater version of Applejack's usual side ponytail, and her straw-blonde hair hung in loose curls over her right wither.
The two musicians changed their tune as Symphony and Lyra joined in on their respective instruments, and the procession began. First went Rarity and Spike, his claw wrapped tenderly around he