It was in the evening and Blizzard sat at the counter drinking
his hot chocolate and trying to warm up. Lunarstar and the girls
sat next to him talking as he listened to them.
"It's so cold out, I'm sure the lake is frozen enough to
skate on," Bon Bon exclaimed.
"No it's not," Sweetheart replied, "I went by
there this morning and saw a sign saying keep off, thin ice."
"It's cold enough for ice to freeze though," Melody
"It's got to get a lot colder for that much water to freeze,"
Bright Eyes explained.
"Do you guys know how to Ice skate?" Lunarstar asked
"I do," Starlight replied.
"So do I," Melody replied.
"Ice Skating?" Blizzard suddenly asked.
The girls turned and smiled.
"I love ice Skating," Sweetheart exclaimed.
"Have you ever ice skated?" Patch asked.
"No," Blizzard replied, "What's Ice Skating?"
"You don't know?" Melody asked surprisingly.
"You've been asking a lot of questions about a lot of things,"
Patch observed, "Do you live in a cave or something?"
Blizzard stood up from his stool, "No, I just don't get
out much." then he turned and left the shop leaving the
As Blizzard walked back to the shack he thought about what Patch
said and realized she was right, he had been asking to many questions
and it was starting to attract attention which wasn't what he
He walked through the deep snow in the forest and soon came
to his shack. He walked inside, put on his warm cloak and left.
He walked to the cliff and scrapped away the snow, then he sat
down. He sat thinking about Lunarstar and the lake and what Patch
When night had fallen Blizzard went into his shack, unwrapped
his leg wrapping and left his shack.
"Maybe I'll pay the lake a visit tonight," Blizzard
thought. He turned into a cluster of snowflakes and flew from
the forest. He went over the houses and other buildings towards
the park. He entered the park and appeared in his pony form by
the lake. He stood at the edge of the lake and looked at the
freezing cold water, half of it was already ice covered in snow.
Blizzard took a deep breath and blew icy winds on the lake slowly
turning it to solid ice. As he blew Buster and Charades watched
from a distance.
"I thought it was him flying over the park," Charades
"Is he freezing the lake?" Buster asked surprisingly,
"He will be at the all night."
"Why is he freezing it though?" Charades asked curiously.
Blizzard stopped and rested.
"I can't freeze the whole lake like this," Blizzard
He knew there was one way he could do it but how? He could freeze
anything instantly just by touching it but he was never able
to control it. He closed his eyes and thought about the times
he was mad. He thought about his dream and Blueberry taking Lunarstar
from him. Anger suddenly rose inside him at the though of Blueberry.
He opened his eyes and with one hoof he touched the icy cold
water. Suddenly frost rapidly formed on the lake then ice, turning
the lake solid ice. Blueberry removed his hoof from the ice and
looked at the frozen lake surprisingly.
Buster and Charades gasped at how fast he was able to freeze
"He just touched it," Buster whispered.
"He must tell King Stardust and his brothers this,"
Blizzard slowly walked on the ice taking careful steps to make
sure the lake was solid ice. Suddenly his front legs slipped
out in front of him leaving his butt high in the air.
Buster and Charades couldn't help but chuckle.
Blizzard carefully stood up again and went to turn around when
his back legs slipped and ramming into his front legs causing
him to fall flat on the ice.
Blizzard slowly stood up and took careful steps, he was close
to land when all four feet slipped causing him to fall flat on
his stomach. As he was about to stand he heard faint laughter.
Blizzard looked into the forest and saw Buster and Charades laughing
"I don't think it's funny," Blizzard thought, glaring
He stood up walking slowly and cheerfully towards land and was
about to reach land when his front feet slipped, causing him
to fall face first into the snow.
Bluster and Charades continued to laugh which made Blizzard mad.
He suddenly stood up and jumped off the ice looking angrily at
the two laughing ponies. Buster and Charade stopped laughing
and ran. Blizzard decided to let them go he was feeling to much
pain from falling to chase them.
"I don't know why anyone want a lake frozen. You can't possibly
walk on it," Blizzard muttered.
He turned into a cluster of snowflakes and flew back to his shack.
The next morning he hurried to the lake curious to find out
what Ice Skating was. He walked through the deep snow towards
the lake following a group of other ponies. In their mouths were
shoes with sharp metal blades attached to them. He wondered what
kind of shoes were those? When he arrived at the lake he saw
a great surprise. Ponies were on ice and non of them seemed to
be having much trouble like he had last night.
"Blizzard!" Lunarstar exclaimed happily.
Blizzard looked at the lake side and saw Lunarstar standing there
with a few of her friends. Blizzard walked across the deep snow
and approached her.
"Isn't this amazing?" Lunarstar asked.
"The lake froze overnight," Cover exclaimed.
"Which should be impossible. A lake can't freeze solid in
one night," Bright Eyes added.
Just then Ace and Lancer approached the girls.
"Brought them," Ace exclaimed.
"Those are my old par," Lancer explained.
Lancer handed them to Blizzard who reluctantly took them.
"What am I suppose to do with these?" Blizzard asked.
"You wear them on your feet of course," Ace answered,
"You can't ice skate without them."
"Ice skate?" Blizzard looked at the ponies on ice.
All of them had the shoes on their hind feet.
"Here, Let me put them on your feet," Ace exclaimed.
He took the ice skates and told Blizzard to sit. Then he was
about to unwrap the leg wrapping.
"No!" Blizzard cried surprising everyone, "I'm
sorry but those stay on my legs and do not ask why."
"Ok, sure," Ace replied sumptiously. He put the first
skate on then the other, "There. You're all set to skate."
Blizzard sat staring at the shoes on his back feet.
"Starlight is going to teach me to skate, maybe she'll teach
both of us if you like?" Lunarstar suggested.
"I guess so," Blizzard replied. he looked at her feet
and saw she wasn't wearing her shoes, "Where's your shoes?"
"My Ice Skates?" Lunarstar asked smiling at him, "Starlight
is bring her old par for me to borrow."
"Oh," Blizzard replied.
Just then Starlight returned with a par of ice blue skates, "Sorry
it took me awhile to find them."
Lunarstar took them and quickly put them on. Then she stood up,
wobbly her hind legs, "It's not as easy to stand as it looks."
Starlight smiled, "You''ll learn to stand on them soon."
Blizzard stood up but found he too had trouble keeping his hind
legs from wobbling.
"Starlight do you mind teaching Blizzard too?" Lunarstar
"Sure if he doesn't mind," Starlight answered.
"Sure," Blizzard replied, curious to find out how to
skate on ice.
Lunarstar and Blizzard followed Patch to the ice but when they
stepped on the ice they fell. Starlight turned and saw Lunarstar
on top of Blizzard. She got off of him blushing, "Sorry."
Lunarstar stood up then Blizzard.
"Now what?" Lunarstar asked.
"Now you learn to move," Starlight answered.
"How?" Lunarstar asked.
Starlight spent an hours teaching them to ice skate but Lunarstar
just couldn't do it. Blizzard managed to stand without falling.
Lunarstar wobbled and was about to fall, she grabbed Blizzard
keeping herself from falling. When she realized what she did,
she let go blushing as her face turned red, "I'm sorry."
"It's ok," Blizzard replied, he actually liked having
Lunarstar hanging onto him.
Blizzard looked around and saw everyone skating easily but he
still hadn't learned to move or turn yet. He looked at Starlight
with a blank look, "Skate, show me how you move, turn and
"umm..ok," Starlight replied. she turned and skated
around in front of them, then she stopped, turned and staked
some more, then she skated up to Blizzard and stopped. He ad
been watching very closely at her feet and boy when she moved.
He move his feet and slowly began moving, then he slowly turned,
stopped and skated back to Starlight and Lunarstar.
"I think I understand it now," Blizzard remarked. He
moved his feet and skated faster keeping up with everyone that
was skating then he approached Lunarstar and stopped.
"It's quite obvious you know how to skate but I don't,"
Lunarstar told him.
Blizzard glanced at her friends on land who watched with interested,
next to them was Blueberry looking a bit upset which made Blizzard
feel strangely happy. He looked at Lunarstar, "I'll show
Lunarstar and Starlight looked at him surprisingly.
"You will?...I mean you...really?" Lunarstar asked
Blizzard unknowingly smiled and stretch out his hoof, "Come."
She held his hoof and he took off skating pulling Lunarstar with
Patch, Melody and Bright Eyes approached Starlight with surprised
looks on their faces.
"Did I just imagine that?" Melody asked.
"He smiled," Patch added.
"I didn't think he knew how," Starlight replied.
"He obviously loves her," Bon Bon pointed out.
"And she loves him but they two are to blind to realize
that," Melody exclaimed.
They continued skating while watching Blizzard teach Lunarstar
who occasionally glanced at a very upset Blueberry.