>>30319289 Be polite "Pleasure in what sir? If you mean exploring this facility It would be a lie to say I have not gotten some enjoyment. If you refer to opening this plant then no, it is simply a curiosity of what it is doing in this location"
>>30319433 "Pleasure in what?" I ask quietly, if only to humor it. "I just wanted to know what was inside the flower." "Not my egg," The creature lowers it's head closer to mine, "That's not at all what I was talking about. If only you had let me sleep on..." "Then what? What were you doing in there?" "You want... Ah. Odd." "What's odd?" "I second guessed my own words, and that was enough for me to forget. Isn't it bizarre, what this all has done to us?" "All of what." "I wouldn't know," It's face lowers even closer, turning it like a curious dog, and she talks sweetly. "You are Applejack, yes? That I can remember. And..." Her voice turns dry, "Oh my oh my. What dost thou seek, might I ask? Or have you yet to refind your way?" "Apple?" Calls Sparkle, "Is there someone else down there?" The figure shakes it's head immediately, hiding behind the flower, "You'd do me a favor if you helped me go unnoticed by your... friend, let's call her that, see me. Bad things happen when unicorns do... but keep seeking what you seek, Applejack. It's the only way to get this whole mess back in track."