Timidly, Cupcake walked through the forest, creeped out by the shadows. Usually, if someone had asked her to go into the Everfree Forest, she'd hide under her bed, cowering at the thought. But today was different. Her aunt had ran out of the special ingredient she used for double carrot cake, one that only grew in the Everfree Forest apparently.
Maybe this is all a prank, Cupcake thought as the trees grew thicker. Maybe she hired somepony to scare me. She thought about this, but shook her head. Aunt Fudge wouldn't do something like that. Would she? Maybe-
Cupcake jumped up and screamed, hearing a noise behind her. Frightened, the young mare ran through the forest, panting deeply. Why had she ever agreed to this.
Not looking where she was going, Cupcake smashed right into a stallion!
"Owwwwwww..." She groaned, rubbing her head.