Friendship is Infectious Ch.1More Like This
The bantam, unsatisfied that one crow would fulfill the task of waking the residents of Sweet Apple Acres, inhaled deeply and prepared to crow again when a brown leather boot came flying from an upstairs window of the nearby farmhouse. Startled, the rooster lost his balance, tumbling from the henhouse roof to the muddy yard below. With no injuries - save perhaps his wounded pride - the rooster stalked back inside the coop, all the while grumbling to himself. "The cheek! I'm only trying to do my job. Somepony is obviously on the wrong side of the bed this morning..."
Inside the house, an orange earth pony turned away from the window, stifling a yawn behind one hoof. She knew she'd have to get that boot later, but at the moment she didn't care. Why, wondered Applejack, had the rooster woken her up so early? It couldn't be more than six o'clock in the morning... Just then her eye caught the luminous dials of her beside clock. She blinked to clear h