Tempest Shadow never thought she’d be envious of any other pony in the world, considering who she was and all, but here she sat on the outskirts of her old village too afraid to move one more step inside the town’s borders. She sighed to herself, any other pony probably would have just taken those next few steps into the town easily enough, but Tem-No, Fizzlepop found herself unable to do so.
It was a force of habit really, Fizzlepop continuously referring to herself by the name she’d chosen for herself after she left her hometown and her past behind. She was trying to break it, and slowly but surely she was managing to succeed in that endeavor. She wanted to at least put in some effort into becoming like her old self again, but Fizzlepop had high doubts that would ever happen… completely at least.
Her time under the Storm King’s thumb, well it had molded and crafted her into something that was almost a far cry from the pony she once was. It had started sh