Spike“– we came in,“ Spike said. “Hello? Anypony?“More Like This
He was rolled up tight in a hard, compact space, a shell. It was quiet. It was warm.
A thunderclap broke the egg apart, and he uncurled, yawned and hung there, suspended.
Magic flashed around and he swoll up, it was all so novel that it hardly hurt when he broke a hole in the ceiling.
More weird stuff happened, but he just plugged his tail into his mouth and sucked. It seemed like the right thing. Ponies talked, and eventually, he was wrapped up warm and taken to a cozy place.
He saw it all again, his early days with Twilight and her parents, when they still lived at her home, Twilight learning to care for him, as he learned to accept her as his... mother, their various little upsets and joys. He heard himself, learning to talk, getting used to her pedantic ways. And then the hard day, when Twilight left to live at the Academy for Gifted Unicorns, when he had to leave his friends, her family, and both of them h
First-Day of SchoolFirst Day of SchoolMore Like This
It was a warm, summer's morning. At the local bus stop, several cubs were waiting for the school bus which would take them to Franklin O. Young Elementary School.
A fox cub who was starting second-grade waited beside a big red slide for the bus to show up. His parents had already left for work, dropping him off at the bus stop on their way to the restaurant they owned. His name was Friendly.
As the fox waited for the bus, he spotted two younger fox cubs talking. He listened to what they were saying:
"Hey you, you wanna see a trick?" asked one of them, who was wearing a red shirt and blue coveralls.
"Is it a magic trick?" asked the other fox, who was wearing a space themed t-shirt and a yellow pair of pants.
"Uhh.. Yeah! It's the bestest magic trick you've ever seen!"
"Oh goodie! What is it?"
"Just stand still for a little bit, and I'll show you!"
"Now put your paws over your eyes."
The older fox leaned against the slide and balanced on one foot, curiously wa