Chapter Five: We're All Stories In The End
There were quite a few villages in Equestria that were small enough to not merit registering on a map. One such settlement was some hours distant from Ponyville on hoof, its population a regular customer of the Apple family whenever they needed pies for a celebration. And they regularly made excuses to have a celebration.
“Mm-hm!” One pony paused as he devoured his pie to call out, “Andouille! This pie's even tastier than my momma’s swamp water casserole!” As the rest of the ponies cheered in agreement, one elder mare gave a hurt frown, to which the stallion responded, “Aw, now, momma, don’t be like that.”
As the last of the pies was claimed, Applejack gave a proud smile. The road out here wasn’t easy, but the trip was one that members of the family had taken before her, her father and older brother included, and they’d taught her plenty of tricks to make the trip easier. The t