Nearby there's a rundown shrine to Luna.
You also see shrines to the Elements of Harmony, to De L'Esprit Des Lois
, to Nature, to the Laughing One, and more.>>349505
She grimaces at you. "I've heard that line before. Find an interest
in somepony else, I'm taken."
She shuts the door.>>349504
She lights a few candles and puts them around the room. "Sorry about the mess…">>349499
In a low voice, Narrow Moonbeam speaks:
"In a land torn by war, destruction, chaos, and evil, one pegasus stands up for what is right and good. One pegasus defines the future for Equestria. That pegasus is… Well, not you, obviously.">>349496
He growls a little an exits the high value area. A moment later, you're looking up at him in your school uniform. He levitates you up on top of a crate and levitates the now-monstrous tome up in front of your face.
"The purpose of the text, my darling student, was not to force you to learn how
to do the magic. I am willing to teach you that. I wanted you to understand what
the magic is. This is the third time I've felt you didn't properly respect the art of the arcane. Let me be perfectly clear, little schoolfilly: if you treat magic like it's a gun, something you point and shoot mechanically without second thought, you will
kill yourself. Probably by blowing yourself up. Can you imagine how frustrating it would be for me to sink what little spare time I have into you, only to have you kill yourself permanently? And besides, you should
learn to read books, because I won't be here forever!"
That last line was rather unexpected. Then again, the whole spiel was.