The huge red stallion looked over from his bucking to see his sister and her blue pegasus friend, Rainbow Flash, standing together under a tree.
"Me and Rainbow Dash are going into the village. We gotta, um... do stuff."
Flash, Dash, whatever. It wasn't important. He didn't particularly care what his sister chose to do in her spare time. Or who.
"You ok to handle the buckin' til ah get back?"
"And ya know Applebloom's over at Rarity's today?"
Perfect. He would be alone at last, free to do as he willed without fear of interruption or discovery. It was as if Celestia herself had presented him with this opportunity, and he intended to make use of it.
"Well okay then. Ah guess ah'll see ya later then big brother."
Big Mac didn't feel it necessary to grace that with a reply. Instead he returned to pounding the trees around him with his powerful rear legs. Each one he struck quivered and dropped its load of precious apples into the waiting basket below, whi