>”Oh no…I’m so so so sorry! You see, I got that potion from Zecora, I told her it was for a rowdy bear who needed to be kept still while his poor little paw healed.”
>She is a masterful liar; Zecora must not have suspected her far more sinister intentions in the slightest, as the wise and good-natured zebra would surely have denied her request If she had.
>You sit in silence for a moment before verbalizing your growing fears.
“Is it permanent?”
>She looks into your eyes in the gloomy, lantern lit chamber.
>”I-I’m not sure...I wasn’t supposed to use all of it…”
>Rage suddenly fills you, and you lash out at her viciously, slamming a balled fist into the side of her head with all your might, connecting with her temple. She has no time to make her pain audible, as the sheer force of the impact knocks her to the floor a few feet away from you; her body is limp and unmoving.
>Your furious anger slowly begins to subside as you reassess your situation.
“I should have done that from the moment I met you...”
>Sitting alone in the dim chamber, staring at Fluttershy’s unconscious form, you contemplate the hideous vocalization that had occurred, and indirectly caused your trying dilemma. You know nothing about the cave aside from the fact that Fluttershy found it in the Everfree Forest, and that chances were good nopony knew you were down here.
>You do know, however, that there is something in here with you and Fluttershy. Whatever it is, it sounded utterly gigantic, the deep angry wail sounded unlike anything you had ever heard before.
>If you do meet this creature, you are sure you won’t survive if it is hostile, with two possibly permanently useless legs, and no weapon of any kind to defend yourself with, you fear your death may come in this cave…