The Edge of Harmony CH15Pearl and Autumn exited the Everfree Forest; the death of Fluttershy weighed heavily on them, she lay still and smiling to them as if she forgave them for what happened, Autumn held her mother's lifeless body tight she wanted to do more than cry for her but Fluttershy simply faded away in a cloud of brightly colored butterflies. They scattered to the four winds leaving the two ponies distraught and left to carry on without her.
Pearl stumbled over a root and dropped Gallatais' blood covered sword, she reached for it and caught a reflection of herself. Her once pristine white coat had seen a lot of wear and tear over the course of her journey, tattered and dirty she could see the small cuts and bruises scattered across her small malnourished body, and the Manticores blood left a deep stain. She hadn't felt the need to eat or drink in the last few days, just the quest at hoof was all that filled every desire. Was it her desire to obtain her freedom, or was it Gall