The Ultimate Element - Part 8 RevisedThe Ultimate Element
The exploring ponies decided to bring the strange creature back to where the tribes had made their settlement, believing that it could be helpful. When they had returned, the beast saw the myriad of ponies, and hatched an idea. It convinced the leaders to gather all the ponies together, and soon, each had met in the center of the main city. The ponies believed that the creature would impart important wisdom onto them. Instead, it announced its rule. The ponies were alerted, and guards went on the attack. The beast performed strange feats of magic, making it impossible for anypony to get near it. The ponies resisted at first, but none could face it. They had no choice but to surrender, throwing Equestia into a new, terrible rule.
In almost half an hour, Lightning had reached the outskirts of Ponyville, panting heavily. "Hey, it's Lightning." The stallion looked over to see a grey pegasus with a blonde mane standing on a dark cloud.
The Ultimate Element - Part 7 RevisedThe Ultimate Element
It had been several days since Lightning had left Ponyville. Many ponies were happy to have such a freak of nature out of their home, but, of course, there were a few ponies who were distraught over his leaving. Each one thought back on the past month with him, and how he became a true friend. They all dealt with it differently, each trying, and failing, to keep him out of their minds for the time being.
Pinkie threw several random parties, and played with Mr. and Mrs. Cake's new foals, Pound and Pumpkin, but her heart could not feel the fun. With a friend gone and lost,she felt a hole in her chest. Her mind wandered back to the time Lightning helped her make "instant" cupcakes. She wanted to try a little experiment, wanting to bake in the fastest way possible. Unfortunately, that way involved blasting the dough with pure electricity. The others got a nice shock out of those, and she and Lightning got an earful when the swelling on their