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
The Ultimate Element - Part 6 RevisedThe Ultimate Element
Lightning had entered Rainbow's home after work, finding her sitting in the main room. "Good, you're here." The stallion walked up to his host and dropped a bag into her hoof.
"What's this?" she asked, perplexed.
"My rent. I figure, since I'm living in Ponyville now, I should act like a citizen, and that means paying rent when living in somepony else's house."
"Well, that's great, but you don't need to pay me," she said hoofing the bag back.
"Yes, I do."
"No, you don't."
"Alright then." He walked over the kitchen counter and dropped the bag. "I guess I'll just leave this here, and I don't care if anypony takes it."
The mare let out a sigh, and walked over and took the bag of bits. "What do you know, free money." The pegasi were almost thrown into a fit of laughter, but caught themselves quickly. "Alright, enough of that. Time to meet up with the others for dinner, and don't forget it's your turn to pay tonight."
"I know, I know." The ponies flew