Although Mistshine was excellent at close range combat, the Vampire Pinkie Pie was proving to be a hard catch, as she moved so fast he couldn’t even see where she was going, until he felt each hit from the lollypop on his body, if he keeps this up, he could die in seconds.
“Master, this is going to take forever, use the magical hourglass!” Softheart said, dodging the vampire mare attacks.
Mistshine pulled his magical hourglass and stopped time for 5 seconds, getting close to Pinkie so he can attack with his wrench, however, the mare suddenly moved and threw the stallion to the floor, placing herself on top of him, with all her weight, her plot sat on his legs, as she started to sniff him.
“Oooh, you smell delicious… I want a taste little one, besides, if I kill you I might not taste you anymore” Vampire Pinkie said, as her fangs grew, ready for a bite.
Mistshine blocked her bite with his vampire killer whip. “Gah…not today…if you are immune to sub-weapons then I will beat you the old fashioned way!”
“First I will decorate you, a nice frosting would do.” Vampire Pinkie said, smiling.
However, when the vampire pulled from her mane another weapon immediately Mistshine knew that something was wrong with the mind of his foe, from Vampire Pinkie eyes, she was holding a little trumpet shaped gun, and when she pressed, cake frosting came out of the tip, however, in reality, she was holding a miniature flame thrower, more light than the standard one she used earlier, and is able to be held with one hoof, when she pressed the trigger, a powerful flame came from the tip, Alure manage to teleport Mistshine away with her flower before he got burned at close range, finally he understood the creature in front of him, she is the representation of Pinkie Ignorance, specially when her pranks and parties go over the limit that a normal pony can handle, if he can show this copy what she is really doing she might stop, or could enrage her, but he cannot stay with his foe getting the upper hoof.
“Alure, go to the kitchen, give me any kind of cupcakes you find, Angel aid her.” Mistshine asked.
Alure, although jumpy thanks to the sugar on the vampire blood, she moved towards the kitchen, Angel tried to gain time. “Over here!, look at the bunny!”
“Oooh, Carrot top” Vampire Pinkie said, as she aimed at Angel with her mini flamethrower.
While Vampire Pinkie Pie chased the bunny, Mistshine received several cupcakes from Alure, he launched a cupcake at his foe, to which she ate almost instantly, but when she looked at the other cupcake on Mistshine hoof, she looked at it as a blood stained and fleshy cupcake, not as tender and sweet as they were in reality, this scared her, in fact, she ran towards the kitchen looking to a mirror, and found out the cupcakes remains she previously ate, were pieces of flesh stuck in her teeth, however, Mistshine saw his window of opportunity when she started to attack irrationally, the stallion threw another cupcake which Vampire Pinkie avoided.
“They are just cupcakes, stop avoiding them!” Mistshine said, as he was getting one ready.
Vampire Pinkie used her lollypop to return the cupcake. “No they aren’t! They were living ponies!, I know I kill ponies, but I would never bake them into cupcakes, what kind of pony would do that?!”
“You for starters, your weapons are not what they seem!” Mistshine said, as he threw another cupcake to the vampire face.
The “blood” on the cupcake splattered the vampire face, even her eyes, Mistshine took the chance to shoot all the cupcakes he had on the Vampire Pinkie… splattering her whole body and wings, she yelled in terror as she saw pieces of flesh glued to her skin… until she disappeared and attacked from behind, enraged, managing to cut Mistshine saddlebags from his back, and restricting Mistshine to only whip attacks.
“You heard the narrator, only whip hehehe” Vampire Pinkie said, taunting and returning to her attack.
Mistshine looked at his saddlebags and instructed Alure to follow his moves, while the two of them attacked, Alure made a few hints with her hooves to Angel, to which the bunny quickly understood, he hopped from Mistshine back and ran towards the container were his frozen teammate was, telling her Alure idea, Coldshard asked Angel for a little help lifting the lid of her container as she concentrated, letting a cold breeze out… that breeze was starting to form a column.
“Don’t you think for a second blood and guts will stop me!, I’m a vampire!, I drink blood!!” Vampire Pinkie said, as she launched a powerful flame blast from her flamethrower.
Mistshine smiled as he and Alure dodged and attacked with their whips. “Who said that what you have on your coat and eyes are blood?”
The Vampire stopped for a moment, enough for Coldshard to make a ice wall that reflected the pony body, seems these vampires have one critical flaw, their reflections is always visible, something that usually do not happen with pure blood vampires, since the Vampire Replicas are precisely that, replicas of the real ponies, they do have a body with enough amount of the vampire curse on her veins to make her powerful, but since they are not 100% vampires ponies, just replicas, they do have a reflection, a reflection they all must avoid at all cost, as these reflections…
“No no no no, what is this?!”
Shows their own fears, these replicas were created by insecurities, fears and disharmony, seeing their own reflection remind them those flaws and what they are, they are not living ponies, they are just mere puppets, hollow, without a soul that can define their personalities, everything is copied from the originals using memories that may or may not be true at all, memories that could all be a misunderstanding from Fluttershy part, as well as concentrated dark magic, courtesy of Poisonhoof herself, Vampire Pinkie suffered a mental crash… her hair, just like the real Pinkie Pie, deflated itself… this was Mistshine cue to attack her… but when he got closer to her, a powerful air wave send him back he noticed something on his foe…
She was laughing maniacally, linking the “blood” from her face, clearing her vision, seems the cupcakes frosting revealed her what her weapons are, as she started to lick the “lollypop” sides, Mistshine saw how she was licking the axe blade… instead of finding his window of opportunity, he created a real monster…
“Thank you for letting me see the real me…now…it is time for you to die. Such a shame really, if I wasn’t a copy I might would love to be your friend.”
Now the vampire replica moved twice as fast as before, hitting Mistshine in his belly with an almost instant kill move, emphasis in almost, as his vampire killer whip blocked the axe blade before it could cut Mistshine chest in half, Mistshine and Alure attacked, but Vampire Pinkie used her Flamethrower more efficiently making a flame circle around her that made Mistshine and Alure back away, she then changed target, her target was no longer Mistshine, it was Angel Bunny, the only one without fire protection. Angel scared jumped removing by accident the Spirit container from the saddlebags meanwhile Alure ran to assist him.
This give Mistshine his last idea, he already knew the magic hourglass was going to be useless against Vampire Pinkie Pie, so he decided to use the Spirit Container to the maximum, if Poisonhoof indeed created this device before her imminent downfall into madness, it must have a positive feature besides keeping the souls of ponies inside, he found it up, it was not fully operational, but in theory it should allow Mistshine to call all the trapped souls at the same time for assistance, but using it on this early stage could damage the trapped souls of his friends.
“No.. I can’t do it, not if Harpy, Black Tide or Soul Shield can die for this!” Mistshine said to himself, turning his face away.
Alure yelled, as well as Angel, snapping Mistshine out of his dilemma. The bunny was terrified at their foe moves. “For Celestia Sake!!! Mistshine help!!!”
Mistshine picked up the Spirit Container, but as soon as he picked it up, Vampire Pinkie had already neutralized Alure Une by cutting her right hoof clean off, Alure cried holding her wound to prevent too much of her blood escaping her body, as for Angel, he was already cornered and about to become roasted rabbit, against his wishes he activated the Spirit Container extra feature, the 3 souls of his friends exited the container, taking the forms of their bodies before dying, Black Tide appeared as a half eaten mermaid pony, with her eye missing, her hoof and part of her torso are just mere bones with flesh still half eaten, Soul Shield appeared in her valkyrie form, but with all the scars of all her battles still flesh, her wings are featherless and her chest still shows the stab wound that ended her life, Harpy on the other hoof, had her belly exposed with her stomach and rib case broken, her talons as sharp as ever, and her wing hooves with small holes… a really horrific display, they smiled kindly to Mistshine, but not to her foe, they started to walk, slowly towards the vampire replica, she turned around only to saw a really horrific scenario, the 3 mares jumped towards her and started to eat her alive, like real zombie ponies, ripping her flesh, Vampire Pinkie weapons could not do any harm to them, but they can hurt her, victim of absolute terror and fear, Vampire Pinkie cried.
“Stop!!!, Please!!!, I give up!!, you win!!, please stop them!!!, pleaaaaaaase!!!” she plead.
Mistshine pulled up the spirit container. “Girls, stop now.”
But nothing happened… they continued her brutal attack, Harpy pulled her hooves, starting to rip them.
“HELP!!!! SOMEPONY HELP!!!” the replica plead again, more terrified, blood was exiting her mouth.
Mistshine yelled, now terrified himself of what he had done. “Girls!! Stop!, that is a order!! Stop!!”
The 3 mares did stop, but now looked at Mistshine angry, as if they wanted to end the mare life right there, they left the vampire pony on the floor, bleeding, while they turned their attention to their friend Mistshine… all of them were about to attack him, Mistshine defended with his whip, but one of the mares managed to remove the whip from him, the stallion was now trapped by his 3 friends, Angel snapped and ran towards the Spirit container, picking up Mistshine wrench from his saddlebags and hit it with all his strength, sparks flew from the device, snapping his friends from their madness attack, hhe 3 mares lost their strength and felt to the floor only a few words could be heard…
“Im sorry Mistshine… the container…” Black tide said before disappearing into the device.
Harpy covered her belly before disappearing and entering the container. “Please… release us soon… we are losing our minds…”
“Is your turn now… do it quickly, we might not be able to stop next time.” Soul shield said, turning into dust and returning to the spirit container.
Angel jumped in front on Mistshine, trying to get him back to reality. “Not that I’m complaining, but what the hell happened?!?, aren’t those 3 our friends?!”
“That mare is really a psycho…” Mistshine said, his mind returned to his body and looked at the device, even Angel attack didn’t made a dent on the sturdy steel which it was made off. “She put a extra feature on the Spirit Container after her sanity finally died, one that allow the spirits of the deceased to materialize and attack the first creature they see on sight, they will not hurt the owner of the device… but those souls also lost their mind and cannot reason, that is why she kept the souls of the failed experiments there!, the longer they remain inside the more the souls forget!, until they became nothing more that mere souls without any memory that can be manipulated by anypony!”
Angel looked scared at the cylindrical device. “ Are you saying that our friends are losing their memories and mind inside that thing?!?!, for Luna sake!, if you use that thing again!, they might attack you!!”
“Seems so Angel, I cannot waste anymore time, I need to bring them back to life ASAP before they forget who they are!”
Vampire Pinkie, who was almost dead, looked at the stallion, smiling. “There is a way… that you can fix that silly pile of rust…”
“What?” Mistshine and Angel said to the unison.
Vampire Pinkie continued, noticing that the stallion now was close to her and the wounded Alure. “if you can find the alteration done by Poisonhoof, you can revert it.”
“Why are you saying this to me?” Mistshine inquired, as he took out an ultra potion to heal Alure, to which the plant pony stopped.
Vampire Pinkie let out a giggle. “hehehe…I saw it on our Master memories, she modified that device on her lab, go to her lab, B2, a room labeled “Post Mortem Engineering” that is where she created the container in the first place, there is where you can repair it.”
Mistshine being the kind pony he is, used a super potion on Vampire Pinkie and another on Alure to heal them, Alure mentioned via hoofsigns she can regenerate her lost hoof, but she need to rest and drink a lot of blood, however, she cannot take Mistshine blood due to his dark magic corruption, Vampire Pinkie Pie offered herself to be the one to have her blood sucked away in order to Alure to regenerate, much to the surprise of everypony, but since the vampire blood is so full of sugar, Alure regeneration can be speed up if she concentrated. Mistshine nooded in agreement and recovered his saddlesbags, once he put his tech horn, he teleported everypony to the Lab lobby.
Once everypony was back to the lab, Vampire Pinkie Pie eliminated in a flash the enemies present and knocked down a door that was locked, the whole room was covered in flora and flowers, it was a no brainer to know what experiment took place there.
“Let her rest here, nopony will ever come to this place anyway” Vampire Pinkie Pie said, still with her hair flat.
Alure smiled kindly as she rested on the operating bed, covered in soft grass. “How will she regenerate?” Mistshine asked
“I can remain with her to make sure she is ok” Softheart said sitting on the flower
The stallion nodded in agreement, he soon had his question aswered, as the vampire came close to Alure, she bite her neck to take as much blood as she needed, once that was done, a huge flower appeared from the floor, covering the operating bed, and closing itself, the plant pony heartbeat could be heard even outside the beatiful flower, everypony exited the room and Vampire Pinkie put the door back to it´s place, once they were back on the lobby, they found Rustyhooves, he was shocked to see the vampire replica next to Mistshine without attacking him.
“You haven´t turned into one already are you?” Rustyhooves asked.
Mistshine denied. “No, of course not!, listen, this lab has been lock down so i cannot access any door, can you nulify the lock in this lab?”
“On it, come on boys!, let´s get to work!” Rustyhooves said as he brought several skeletons workers.
Coldshard asked. “Do you think Alure will sleep with all the noise?”
“I belive she will, now... Vampire Pinkie, give me the cure components back” Mistshine asked to the vampire pony.
Vampire Pinkie Pie let another giggle. “They are in the Central Tower lobby, when your friends souls attacked me, I dropped them.”
“Then let´s go back to the lobby and get them, by the way, why are you so friendly now?” Angel inquired.
The vampire mare replied. “what is the point to continue fighting when i already lost?, if you can´t beat them, join them.”
The trio teleported thanks to Mistshine back to the lobby, once on the central tower lobby, Vampire Pinkie found the cure components intact, she picked them up and got close to her flamethrower, Mistshine got himself on guard thinking she will attack him, but she disarm her weapon to reveal a lollypop that inside had the hypercharged antibodies, the lollypop had a sturdy metal alloy and just like the teddy bear, a chriogenic device that kept the antibodies alive, but when she was about to give the components to the stallion...
“TRAITOR!!!!” a mare voice rang.
Vampire Pinkie eyes shrink “N-no!”
The vampire mare belly was stabbed, by a powerful vampire tail, Mistshine attacked the tail, but his hoof was stopped by a orange mare, the replica of Applejack, Angel tried to attack as well, but he was kicked by Rainbow Replica, Vampire Pinkie on the other hoof, started to be levitated.
“We do not need a traitor in our ranks... die and farewell” the purple mare said.
Vampire Pinkie plead. “No!, wait plea—“ her voice was cut short as the spell started to soffocate her.
The attackers were not other that the remaining 3 vampire replicas, Vampire Twilight, Vampire Applejack and Vampire Rainbow, Vampire Twilight started to rip Vampire Pinkie eyes and wings, Vampire Rainbow and Applejack let Mistshine go, and flew towards their former teammate and pulled her hooves, ripping her by half, her corpse hit the lobby hard...splattering Mistshine with her blood, as the pieces of her flesh burned and turned into a puddle of cake frosting. Mistshine attacked the 3 mares, but he was in a extreme disadvantage, he activated the Magic Hourglass to stop time, but Vampire Twilight inmediatly used a counter spell, making the effects of the Magic Hourglass affect Mistshine only, Vampire Rainbow and Applejack took their chance and removed him from his saddlebags, throwing them to their vampire leader, leaving him only with his whip, Angel Bunny and his gizmo clock, when time resumed itself, Coldshard tried to conter attack but...
“Nice try water mare.” Vampire Rainbow said, as she opened the lid of the container and let the mare drop into the floor.
Mistshine yelled, running. “Coldshard noooooooo!!!!”
“Now girls” Vampire Twilight ordered.
Vampire Applejack bucked Mistshine so hard he was send flying towards the wall, a splash sound let Mistshine know the terrible fate his icy friend experienced... she crashed on the floor, and without cold, she will evaporate, he tried to recover his tech horn, but it was already too late... his friend soul rose from the water puddle and was trapped inside the spirit container, but his foes didn´t stopped, they continusly attacked until Mistshine lost grip of the vampire killer whip, unarmed he tried to counterattack, but all he got was a powerfull blast from Vampire Twilight that sended him over the roof of the lobby, unable to move, Vampire Applejack was going to finish him, however...
“That´s enought girls, i guess is time for our game... Vampire Rainbow, you can retire now, we will take care of this.” Vampire Twilight said as she stepped closer to the water puddle that was Coldshard body.
Vampire Rainbow acknowledge and flew away, Vampire Twilight used a freezing spell to freeze the water, and took out Coldshard soul from the container and put it inside the icy puddle, as if she was enjoying the torture she was about to perform, one that Mistshine could see perfectly well, Vampire Twilight was so skilled on magic just like the real one, she perfectly could shape the body of Coldshard even if she was solid ice, then she melted and freeze her again, making her soul weaken considerably for the constants “revivals”, once the soul was about to lose its last bit of esscense, she took all the water and put it on a new container that Mistshine had in his saddlebags, Coldshard could no longer talk due to her lost of soul energy.
“Learned the lesson yet?” Vampire Twilight taunted the knocked ice pony
Mistshine, wounded and confused, looked at Vampire Twilight. “W-what happened?...I thought she died, her soul even went inside the container.”
“I just wanted to mere ilustrate what will happen to her if she interferes again, with my magic i can revive your friends really easy... but why would i do that to a intruder and a pest to my master?” Vampire Twilight laughted as she reviewed Mistshine saddlebags contents.
Vampire Applejack said, as she stepped in on Mistshine hooves, breaking them. “And besides sugarcube, we have to make you pay for killing our Rarity.”
“Aaahhhh!!!, Damn it!” Mistshine yelled, as he, by miracle, kicked the last of his strenght into his hooves and managed to kick the replica of the farm pony.
Vampire Applejack angered tried to kill him, but Vampire Twilight stopped her, holding one of Mistshine ultra potions on her hoof. “Don´t, remember our master orders... she want him to suffer, here is the deal, if you beat us both, i will give you the location of the chambers where you can revive your friends, as well as the spell nesserary to do it, but if you lose...”
“hehehe, not only you will die...that traidor worker and bitchy librarian as well.” Vampire Applejack said as she ran ahead first.
Vampire Twilight let the potion in front of Mistshine. “Oh by the way... no magic and no flying” Vampire Twilight said, as she enchanted Mistshine tech horn and steel wings, putting them on to the stallion and taking the remaining items away with her, disappearing from the lobby, it took him a few minutes to be able to reach the potion and apply it directly on all his open wounds, the ultra potion was indeed so powerful it restored him back to normal.
Once he regained his strenght, he tried to remove his tech horn and steel wings, but they were glued to him, he couldn´t take them out and it takes little amount of logic to know that Vampire Twilight might have done something to the devices to alert her if he tries to fly or use magic, once Angel woke up, Mistshine tried to figure out where he needed to go first or which vampire find first, a call from his gizmo clock alerted him...
“Mistshine!, Help!!” It was Redhoof voice.
Mistshine replied alarmed. “What happened?!”
“There is a vampire purple mare here in the library!, she is trying to enter the store!, your turret and a few other turrets Rustyhooves left are holding her back!, but i do not know how to repair them!, help!” Redhoof sounded desperate as a explosion alerted her of something. “Oh Luna!!, one sentry down!!, 3 left!!, HELP!!!!!” she plead, desperated, as bangs in the door could be heard.
Mistshine grabbed his whip. “Hold on!, im comming!, block the entrance with anything!”
He had to press on!, however another call came in, this time it was from Rustyhooves, when Mistshine answered, sounds of bullets could be heard, magical bullets, tryint to hold off something, he sounded calmed, but his workers... not.
“Yo! Mistshine!, we have a vampire here!, and is not friendly!, she is trying to destroy the lab!, we have her cornered on the lobby entrance but we cannot fall back or she will kill your plant friend and the whole database here!, we need you here!, teleport! Rustyhooves asked.
Mistshine saddened, replied. “I can´t... I can´t teleport, the vampire did something to my tech horn and steel wings. They are glowing red.”
“Sounds like a bomb spell...if you activate any spell or try to fly, the devices will explode, but is a huge blast radius, you won´t survive.” Rustyhooves explained, as he turned arround. “Keep firing those magic bullets from the turrets!”
Mistshine now understanding what had happened, asked. “Rusty, Redhoof is in danger by the purple mare that cursed my devices... if i kill her, the curse will cancel?”
“Yes, if you are going to the library, hurry up!, we are going to hold off the lab as long as nessesary!, i have been waiting to fight for a really loooooong time, talk to ya later!” Rustyhooves ended his transmission.
Angel heard everything, he jumped to his master back.”So... what now?”
“You need to ask?, Hold on tight Angel!, we are going back to the library!” Mistshine replied as he ran towards the library...
Mistshine stopped next to where Vampire Pinkie Pie died, her weapons were still there, intact, but without his saddlebags, he can only carry one, he could take the minuature flamethrower, the big flamethrower or the fire axe, he reasembled Vampire Pinkie Pie flamethrower, it might come in handy if he do not have any other weapon, it seems the fuel for the weapon is ironically, cake frosting, he looked back at the vampire mare remains, they had become cake frosting, so he loaded up the weapon with its ex-owner remains, Angel picked up a butcher knife that was covered by cake frosting.
Of course, using the teleport circles will activate the bomb spell in a instant, so Mistshine had to ran, there was no time for stopping in any place, there were new monsters waiting on the market to slow him down, a werepony, a stone pony and a huge salamander, Mistshine decided to put Vampire Pinkie flamethrower to the test and ran while firing, burning the werepony to a crisp, but the stone pony and salamander were not affected, Mistshine managed to use the flamethrower as a shield and counterattacked with his whip, killing the creatures as fast as possible to reach the library, he used the courtyard shortcut to reach the East Tower, when a message sounded on his clock.
“One turret down!, 2 left!, hurry please!!” Redhoof plead.
Time was really running out, he ran as fast as possible, avoiding as much fight as possible, he could do it more faster if he could fly or teleport, but doing that was asking for a horrible death, once he finally exited the Magic lab and entered the elevator, one final warning made him speed up.
“Second turret down!!!, 1 left!!, aahhh!!, the door!! Help!!” Redhoof now sounded desperate, as a crashing sound and sounds of choking could be heard.
Crap!!, he is already late!, Vampire Twilight must have break the defenses!, the library door had a spell on it to prevent it to be open, however, there was a spell scroll next to the door, is like Vampire Twilight is forcing Mistshine to read it and use it, however, instead of reading it, he just used his natural earth pony strength and bust the door open, so the spell was actually a illusion, no point of questioning what it was, he ran towards his friend store, just to reach in time he saw Vampire Twilight pulling the mare out, screaming, Mistshine jumped and used his new toy to its maximum, the flames made the vampire drop Redhoof, she took her chance and ran towards the teleport circle, returning to the market in the central area.
“Now I got your attention… is time for you to give me my items and friends back!”
Vampire Twilight smiled, “your friends?... oh sorry, they don’t seems to know you, Soul Sword!”
Mistshine felt how the flamethrower was cut in half, by Soul Shield holy sword!!! The cursed vampire was using his own friends against him!, and she knew he couldn’t attack them of he could risk of killing them for a second time, before he could get up, he felt Black Tide hydro pump and Harpy tornado attacks combined against him and Angel, the 3 souls looked regretful before returning to the container, Mistshine launched Angel to the mare, but she instantly put a barrier around her, rejecting the bunny attack, the stallion launched himself using a chandelier and attack, while Redhoof watched hidden, a fragment of her own past returned to her mind…
“I…I remember that moment…that move… is when…” Redhoof said…her eyes were filling with oil tears
For that mere second, the whole world for her seems slow motioned, but in grey, she was no longer at the steel empire, she was back to her home, to Manehattan town hall, the whole place was burning and although she didn’t burn, her memory did, she saw herself burning behind the desk that used to be for her father work, Stormy, her ex-coltfriend, trying the best to protect her, even if she was already dead at that time, in the same position as Mistshine, each blow that he received was like a loud chest pain on her robotic heart, the fire, her lover and her own screams, all because of his brother, a descendant of that cursed mare that is making Mistshine life a living hell, and the worse is, she is a descendant of the Goldenscroll family as well… a cry of pain took her out of the memory of her past, as she saw how Mistshine felt against Vampire Twilight, the mare knew perfectly well he will not hurt a loved one, and she used Coldshard container as a shield each time he tried to attack, Angel tried to snap him, but Vampire Twilight send over Harpy soul to eat the rabbit whole, seems the vampire already dominated the spirit container, Harpy soul launched towards Angel, still in her post dead body, crying, trying to find the strength to eat the bunny, but she couldn’t at the end Harpy stopped much to Vampire Twilight annoyance, she send Black Tide and Soul Shield souls after the stallion, using the Spirit container extra feature, the 3 mares screamed and cried, as they launched towards Mistshine, he defended but ultimately, he gave up… dropping his whip, much to Vampire Twilight and Angel surprise.
“I…I cant… I cant do it!, I cannot hurt my friends or Fluttershy, I should have listened to Lusttail!, I cannot avoid the fighting againts her!, and I fear I might end up killing her, please, somepony wake me up!”
Vampire Twilight smiled, enjoying her victory. “At the end of the night, you are just one colt right?, you couldn’t do anything by yourself, it was your last mistake, coming here alone…, girls finish your friend and you may see each other on the other side before my master put you in good use!”
“Mistshine!, is a trick!, don´t give up!!, please!!” Angel plead.
The bunny quickly saw the effects that Vampire Twilight illusion had taken on Mistshine, his eyes were no longer blue, they were purple, indicating he felt completely under the vampire control, she licked her lips in anticipation of what is going to happen next, she took Angel and threw him away behind her, turning Mistshine face to a side, exposing the already obvious bite mark that Flutterbat made on him, she grew her fangs and bite Mistshine neck, enough to make him scream like a filly, the dark energy was quickly spreading across his mind, his steel wings now started to alter themselves into bat type wings…
“No need to cry… soon you will be our master precious little pet.” Vampire Twilight taunted…
However, a voice from behind came closer to the stallion. “Not tonight!!, leave my friend alone!!!”
Vampire Twilight felt the blade of the butcher knife stab her on her back so badly, that all her spells got cancelled, including the bomb spell on Mistshine equipment, this included the control spell on the spirit container, the 3 mare souls, released from their spell, helped Mistshine get back up, and decided to absorb the dark energy to save him, by order of none other that Redhoof herself, when Vampire Twilight threw the bunny, he managed to take the spirit container with him, but he was caught by Redhoof, she put the container on and called on Mistshine friends souls, which created the previous interference, angered Vampire Twilight tried her mental control but…
“Nice try…my brain is positronic!” Redhoof said, as she nullified the mare hypnosis with a gun mounted on her front hooves” I will not fail my friends again!, I failed my lover when he needed me the most!, I will not fail him again by letting his brother die!.”
Vampire Twilight taunted. “Oh please!, you are nothing more that metal and screws, you were terrified a few minutes ago, why do you think you can beat me?!.
“Because I’m not alone, mares like you are the very reason I cursed my last name, mares like your master are just a stain on my life!, I’m sick of always being the one that always needs rescue, not doing anything while my loved ones risk their lives for me!, this time I will fight, for me, for Stormy, and for my friend Mistshine as well!, I will kick your flank so much that I will exhibit your broken remains on Manehatten town hall lobby you rotten bitch!!!” Redhoof said, as she ordered the souls to continue remove Mistshine recent corruption and protect him.
The 3 souls agreed, as they started to bite Mistshine and take as much dark energy as possible, Mistshine couldn’t move though, but Vampire Twilight changed priorities, instead of attacking Mistshine she attacked Redhoof, since she is a robot, her body is extremely fragile but the soul inside the robot is just as powerful as when she was alive, she asked angel to search on her bag of items 4 items, the bunny did as told and entered the store where the bag was, as Redhoof dodged every single attack much to the vampire surprise, her moves were pure gymnastics, but her flexibility despise the fact the is metallic made her far more dangerous if she use a direct kick, she dodged enough attacks for the bunny to return with 3 more hooves guns that were used by Manehatten police, just that Redhoof modified them to have a never ending supply of bullets, and what it seems a powerful bracelet.
Redhoof managed to attach all the guns to her hooves and started to attack Vampire Twilight in hoof to hoof combat, much to Mistshine surprise, each punch she made was followed by several shots of her guns, and with her gymnastics skills she managed to dodge every single of the mare attacks with grace and enough teasing that she could practically milk any stallion by mere touch.
“Bad mare deserves a little spanking!” Redhoof said as she put the bracelet effects into effect
Vampire Twilight found a opening and threw her hoof straight to Redhoof face. “Gotcha bitch!”
“Not quite!” The bracelet magic activated, allowing Redhoof a counterattack the mere second the hoof of her foe touched her, spanking Vampire Twilight with her hoof gun, until she send her over a bookcase.
Mistshine could not believe his eyes. “W-wow… why she didn’t use that skills when she was killed?”
“I learned a few things from the succubus down there my friend, especially Softheart” Redhoof replied kindly.
Mistshine smiled, as one of his steel wings returned to feathers instead of bat-type. “Remember me to ask her about that.”
“Aaahhh!! Enough!!!, you are already dead!!!, I will make sure you are nothing more than spare parts to repair a train after in done with you!, and don’t count on your soul being saved either! I will enjoy making it disappear!!” Vampire twilight lost her nerves and got herself ready for the fight.
Redhoof just aimed at her guns and smiled, taunting her. “Bring it baby!”
The 2 mares launched themselves into battle, Redhoof seems to have the advantage despise being a robot, seems that Mistshine encounters and several readings had managed to sharp her up, but actually her plan was to piss Vampire Twilight enough for her to do not cast any spells, this is crucial for any unicorn, they need concentration to attack, and she was taking precisely that out from her foe, the fight was going to prove to be interesting.