MLP: Maternal Instinct: Chapter OneMLP: Maternal Instinct: Chapter One by MagicMan001
One stormy winter’s night, Queen Chrysalis was rudely awoken from uneasy dreams to the sound of a loud crash.
She was up from her desk and on all fours in an instant, the sounds of an old stallion's yells and cannon fire still ringing loud in her ears. Her head twisted in several directions in a determined search of some unseen threat. For one horrifying moment, she might have sworn the cannon fire was still happening and her large, gnarled horn instinctively came aglow. It was the enemy! The city was under attack!
It took a moment for her still blurred mind to remember that that was nonsense, the mental ravings of a lethargic, unfocused mare still caught up in her fleeting dreams. She quickly managed to put together that the sound that awoke her was nothing but a simple roar of thunder coming from the storm raging on outside.
Trotting steadily over to a small window, she peered out at the heavy rain pounding against the pane. I
MLP: Maternal Instinct: Chapter TwoMLP: Maternal Instinct: Chapter Two by MagicMan001
Chrysalis was not having a good day. Her schedule for the day was packed with several long meetings, not just with her cabinet of ministers, but with her close advisors, her generals, the palace staff, the list went on.
The majority of governments to the world's numerous, diverse nations went through the same grind, the Queen's Kingdom in the still underdeveloped Far East being no exception, thus was the price of 'modernization'. She personally could not bear these long, tedious meetings with these incompetent buffoons inside that dreary, freezing closet of a room as they were. They already taxed heavily on her free time and basic sleep, but the ones she had today, preceded by those over the last several weeks were proving particularly painful for the ageing mare.
“Your Majesty? Are…are you with us?” That was the polite, formal way of saying, ‘wake up, you lazy mare!’
Chrysalis forced her heavy eyelids open to gl
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