"Lunarstar?" everyone asked surprisingly.
"She doesn't look like her," Melody exclaimed.
"Imagine the ghost without a horn and wings. Instead of
white hair imagine it purple," Bright Eyes replied.
The girls stared at Lunarstar for a few minutes.
"I see what you mean," Starlight commented.
"So do I," Sweetheart added.
"I think I do," Melody remarked.
"Me too," added Clover and Bon Bon.
"But so what. So she looks like Lunarstar," Melody
"Think about it you guys. She has helps all of us, she's
been everywhere we've been," Bright Eyes exclaimed.
"It would explained why she can't spend the night or why
she has to be home before sunset," Patch added.
"Are you guys saying this is Lunarstar?" Melody asked.
Bright Eyes stood up and walked over to Lunarstar, "maybe...I'm
not totally sure. How can the ghost change and look like a normal
Bright Eyes shook Lunarstar with her hoof but she didn't move,
"She still won't wake up."
"I wonder what knocked her out?" Bon Bon wondered out
"Well, I'm guessing she fell in and hit the pillar which
crack and fell on her bringing part of the ceiling down on her,"
Bright Eyes guessed.
"So, if this is Lunarstar, then who's going to rescue us?"
Non of them wanted to answer the question, they sat silently
and looked at Lunarstar.
After several hours had went by and everyone was laying on
the ground, Starlight looked up at the sky. The sun was no longer
over the hole and the sky was changing colors.
"I think the sun is setting," Starlight observed.
"Great," Bon Bon exclaimed, "We should have been
back by now."
After a while the sun had set and the sky turned pink and dark
purple. The forest was getting darker and the birds began to
"If it's getting darker outside then why is it getting lighter
in here?" Bon Bon asked.
Everyone looked at Lunarstar, even though she was dirty, her
coat was giving of light.
"She's glowing?" Patch asked.
everyone was silent, non of then knew what to say at first.
"I never seen her glow before," Melody commented.
"Neither have I," Starlight added.
"I haven't," Bright Eyes added.
None of the girls have ever seen Lunarstar glow before.
"so Raspberry was right, she really does glow," Melody
"Well, at lest I won't have to use my flashlight,"
When the sky had gotten dark and the stars began to shine, Lunarstar's
coat glowed brighter.
"It seems the darker the sky gets the brighter she glows,"
Bright Eyes observed.
"I just wish she would wake up," Patch exclaimed.
"Yeah," Melody agreed.
"Shhhh...did you hear that?" Starlight asked.
"Hear what?" Sweetheart asked.
The girls listened closely, they could hear someone calling a
name but they couldn't make out who's name.
"Someone's out there!" Patch exclaimed happily.
Everyone gathered under the hole and began shouting.
"What a minute!" Bright Eyes yelled, "The ceiling
could collapse if we continue to yell."
"I'll try yelling for help," Patch proposed.
Everyone agreed and listened at Patch yelled for help.
Buster, Charades and Booster were in the forest calling for
Lunarstar and her friends when Buster stopped and stood on a
"What?" Charades asked.
"I hear something."
Neither one of them needed to carry a flashlight, the two of
them glowed brightly which Booster was glad to have them along
Charades and Booster stood next to Buster and listened. A minute
later they heard a pony's voice calling for help.
"Where is it coming from?" Charades asked.
They stood and continued to listen.
"Down the hill," Booster answered
The boys rushed to the bottom of the hill.
"Hello?" Booster asked loudly.
The girls cheered when they heard his voice.
"Don't get to close, the ceiling could collapse!" Starlight
"Buster...the rope!" Charades
Buster was carrying a rope around him neck, he stood up and took
the rope off, handing it to Charades.
"Ok girls, I'm going to throw you a rope. Climb out one
at a time!" Charades yelled. He unraveled the rope and threw
it in the hole. Buster and Booster held on the rope behind Charades.
Starlight was the first to climb out, the sight of seeing Buster
and Charades glowing, shocked her. Then Patch, Bon Bon with the
basket and then Clover, Bright Eyes, Melody and Sweetheart.
"Where's Lunarstar?" Booster asked.
"Well, I think she's in the hole," Patch answered.
"If your referring to the ghost," added Starlight.
"It's is her, isn't it?" Melody asked.
The boys looked at each other with worried looks.
"Is she ok?" Buster asked.
"She's out and we can't wake her up," Bright Eyes answered.
"I'll go get her," Booster exclaimed as her took the
"Get my blanket while your down there," Bon Bon yelled.
The girls turned and looked at Bon Bon.
"It's my mom's. She'd be mad if something happened to it,"
Bon Bon answered.
Booster climbed down and immediately noticed Lunarstar laying
on the ground with her head on a blanket. Booster hurried over
to Lunarstar and picked her up, "Wake up. Lunarstar, wake
as hard as he tried she wouldn't wake up.
Booster carried her to the rope and tied it around her waste
close to her wings. Then he climbed up the rope and walked over
to Buster and Charades, "Lets pull her out."
The three of the pulled and slowly Lunarstar lifted off the ground.
The girls could decided who to watch first Buster and Charades
glowing or the hole.
Eventually Lunarstar was pulled out of the hole and dragged to
safety. Booster quickly untied the ropes.
"Lunarstar!" Booster called, but she still didn't wake
"She's must have been knocked out hard," Buster commented.
Bon Bon noticed a small stream nearby, "maybe splashing
water on her would help?"
"It might," Charades replied.
Bon Bon took out a cup from her basket and handed it to Charades
who left and got a cup of water.
Booster called for Lunarstar one last time before Charades threw
the water on Lunarstar.
Lunarstar jumped awake and began coughing. After a few coughs,
she opened her eyes and saw her father standing over her.
"Are you alright?" Booster asked.
As soon as Lunarstar sat up she felt a pain on her head. She
put her hoofs on her head where the pain was.
"I guess she hit her head," Charades observed.
"Are you ok...Lunarstar?" Starlight asked.
Lunarstar suddenly realized it wasn't Buster, Charades or her
father's voice. He put her hoofs on the ground and looked up
at her 7 friends staring at her.
Lunarstar was shocked that they knew who she was. She then felt
scared at what her father was going to do to her.
"Lunarstar," Booster began to say in a serious ton
of voice. Lunarstar turned and looked up at her father.
"You blew your secret!" Booster said angrily.
Lunarstar felt her eyes began to water. She stood up and turn
towards her father.
"Just what did you think your doing in the forest?"
Booster asked angrily, "we have strictly told you not to
go in the forest without one of us with you."
Lunarstar felt tears fall from her checks.
"I'm...sorry," Lunarstar whispered.
"um, it's not her fault," Melody remarked.
"We talked her into it," Patch added.
"But she agreed to go, didn't she?" Booster asked.
The girls didn't answer they knew he was right.
"Lunarstar, how can we protect you if you don't listen?"
Lunarstar looked up at Buster and Charades, they were mad like
her father was.
"We were worried to death about you. We thought Stardust
had caught you," added Charades.
"Sorry," Lunarstar muttered. her tears flowed heavier.
She didn't like seeing her father so mad but it was even worse
when Buster and Charades where mad.
"I bet you forgot the full moon is tonight," Booster
Lunarstar lowered her head, "I'm sorry...I..."
"You broke the one important rule...your friends found out
about your big secret," Booster said angrily.
Lunarstar looked up at her father, her checks were soaked and
her eyes were filled with tears, "I'm sorry...Im so
Booster didn't reply, he just looked at her angrily.
Lunarstar turned and looked at her friends then she turn and
looked at her father, "I'm glad they found out!" Lunarstar
turned and ran pass her friends.
"Lunarstar!" Booster yelled.
Lunarstar jumped in the air and flew towards the stars.
The girls looked at Lunarstar flying, she looked like a shining
star high in the sky.
"Where is she going?" Charades wondered out loud.
Booster sigh sadly, "Maybe I was a bit to hard."
"I think I know where she's going. I'll go get her and bring
her home," Buster left them and ran up the hill towards
"Um...that really was Lunarstar...wasn't it?" Melody
"Yes, " Booster answered.
"So, why doesn't she look normal like before?" Sweetheart
"Why does she glow?" Bright Eyes asked.
"Tell me girls...is Lunarstar your best friend?" Booster
"Yes she is," Starlight answered.
"If you truly are you friends then I ask you to keep her
secret, never to tell a soul."
"She's helped us and saved some of us. We'd never tell anyone,"
Bright Eyes replied.
"But why is he glowing too?" Bon Bon asked pointing
"It has something to do with the full moon," Charades
"Girls, if you want answers, come to my house in the morning,
as early as possible," Booster replied.
"ok," the girls replied.
"Now lets get you girls home," Charades exclaimed.
Buster had spent a while in the forest and was relieved to
get to town. He hurried to the park and ran to the lake. He immediately
noticed Lunarstar across the lake. He ran around the lake and
walked through the bushes breathing heavily.
"There you are," he was relieved to find Lunarstar.
He sat down next to her.
Lunarstar couldn't stop crying, she had her face covered with
her front legs. Buster could hear her sobbing.
"Lunarstar...we were worried about you."
Lunarstar peaked at Buster and then she turned her head in the
other direction, crying. She was too embarrassed to have him
see her cry.
"Lunarstar, We're not mad, just..." Buster stood up
and walked around Lunarstar facing her, "Just really worried."
"Really?" Lunarstar asked in a shaky voice.
Lunarstar turned her head, "But dad was angry."
"Yes he was. He was worried and you broke some rules. Now
your friends knows what you are."
"I know," Lunarstar muttered.
Buster smiled, "you remind me of my sister."
Lunarstar looked up at him, "I do?"
"Yes, she didn't listen to us and got herself caught,"
Buster answered sadly.
Lunarstar remembered what Charades had told her, "I'm sorry,
Buster," Lunarstar stopped crying and stood up, "I
can't help it. I...I 'm sorry."
"Well, my sister was full of energy like you. I wished you
could have meet her."
"May be I will some day."
"I don't know, Lunarstar...I don't know what Star Cluster
does with his prisoners...maybe," Buster paused, "maybe
he kills them."
Buster looked up at Lunarstar, she looked surprised and worried.
Buster realized she was thinking about her mother, Queen Royal
"I'm sorry, Lunarstar. I was just guessing...that's all,"
Buster quickly said.
"She...I hope she's not," Lunarstar muttered.
"It's just a guess, I really shouldn't have said anything.
Lunarstar, why don't you go to bed, you had a long day."
"I'll walk you home and explain to your mother what happened,"
"I guess so."
"Just promise me, you won't go in the forest without one
of use with you?"
Lunarstar smiled slightly, "not to worry, I've learn my
Lunarstar stood up and followed Buster home.