Muffins Side Story: Even Rocks Break
It had been a few weeks since Pinkie Pie left the rock farm to go to Ponyville, and in that time, her parents and sisters had sunk back into their old, miserable habits. Inkie and Blinkie Pie tried to keep their happiness alive, but it was difficult when their parents were so strict and cold. The only thing the fillies had to make them happy was baking cupcakes, but they couldn't do it very often because their parents kept them hard at work.
The sisters were outside in the afternoon sun, and Inkie Pie was loading rocks into a wheelbarrow. Blinkie Pie, on the other hand, was laying in the small amount of shade cast by a dead tree, smiling at a little brown lizard in front of her. Inkie kept glancing at her, and then looking around the farm quickly, as if she were keeping watch for something.
"You're such a cutie, Peppo!" Blinkie cooed at the lizard, gently stroking its tail with her hoof. The lizard found a patch of sunlight and stood still, bathing in it. Blinkie Pie giggled and pat it