As Rainbow Dash's house started to glimmer in the distance, young Scootaloo's heart stopped. The sudden realization that this would be the last few minutes she had with her idol before she moved made a tear slip into her round purple eye. But she swallowed it down, like always.
"Scoot, you don't want Dash to see you being a wimp. She's only going to be... Halfway across Equestria..." She thought to herself as they approached the older pegasus' front door. Scootaloo swallowed her pain again, and braced herself for the goodbye she never wanted to experience.
"Here we are, Squirt! Thanks so much for coming with me, you turned a little errand into a blast! I think you're the only filly who'd ever sit through me looking at wing creams for eighty years. Don't tell Rarity, but I'm very very particular about that stuff." Rainbow said with a wink. She could see the anguish in her little fan's eyes, but tried to make her smile it off.
when will I see you again? I know