I spoke to Luna about our situation. She said, 'The darkness will continue to come after you, which you may have no choice but to defend yourself. I believe you may need help from your friends, but be warned, as you may also put your friends at risk. The road to the light will not be easy. If you can persevere, and understand the ones responsible, only then can we tell whether your future is a certain light.'"
Vinyl put her two front hooves on Loyal's eyes. But nooo peeking till we get there....hehehe...
The three ponies began to head back towards OCtavia's home.
Meanwhile, in a faraway floating fortress....
Hmmmm....looks like our little prince survived the ambush of our minion..No matter. I'll just have to send another, but one much stronger and better than the last. CLEMENT! A pony in a dark hood came running into the room, only to trip.
(Evil master has a clumsy assistant cliche. *ding*)
Tell our special little minion I've got a job for him....
R-right away, Master!
The pony, now known as Clement, took off running into another door leading into darkness...
Soon, Loyal, you'll be all mine...and I'll use your power to rule Equestria....hehehehehehe.....hahahahahahaa.....AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
Back in Equestria, Loyal, Vinyl, and Tavi had just arrived. Tavi uncovered Loyal's eyes once they opened the door for a surprise.
It's very nice to meet you both. I've known Octavia is famous for her glorious cellist skills, and that DJ PON-3 plays the HOTTEST music in Equestria. Seems I'm lucky I found and befriended those ponies. ....We ARE friends, right?
For right now, I think staying with you seems like a better choice. Plus, I might need a break from protecting folks now and then until I can actually fight again. I really thank you for your kindness, Miss....um...you know, all this time, I don't think I got your name...did I?