Chapter 10: departure
The Doctor had brought Rift and the others back to Cherry Jubilee's orchard. After the others had stepped out Rift turned to face the Doctor "well Doctor, thank you for your help today I'm not sure I would've been able to destroy that Dalek without you and your family's help" he said cheerfully "thank you Rift its good to know that I'm not the only time lord here in Equestria anymore" replied The Doctor "feel free to come and visit us at any time Rift" said Ditzy Doo "I shall have to Ditzy
well farewell Doctor" said Rift "farewell my friend, have fun travelling in this dimension" replied the Doctor. Rift waved goodbye to his fellow time lord as he shut the door to his TARDIS and seconds later it dematerialized. With that done Rift turned to Cherry Jubilee "well that takes care of that now its time for me to leave as well Miss Jubilee, thank you for all your help today and also for helping me with my regeneration cheerio" he said as he started to walk off but Cherry Jubilee stepped in front of him "um actually Rift I was hoping that I could
come with you" she said. Rift was a bit surprised by this request and began to think about it "well taking a companion is usually The Doctor's stitch
what they hay of course you can come along my dear" he replied.
Cherry Jubilee smiled at his reply while Red Gale, Bell Perin, and Dust Storm looked confused "wait hold on your just going to run off with this crazy pony into some random time" said Red Gale. Cherry Jubilee turned to him "oh honestly Red you worry to much you don't have to worry about me I'll only be gone for a little while in the meantime you'll be in charge of running the orchard" she said to him. Red Gale was caught off guard by her comment about him running the orchard during her absence. He wanted to protest further, but he knew there was no hope in changing his boss's mind was it was set on something "alright boss you win I'll run the orchard in your absence" he said. "thank you Red I know you'll do a fine job while I'm gone" she then turned to Bell Perin and they embraced in a hug "farewell Bell" she said before she turned back to Rift as they started, but before they left Rift turned back to the other "and don't worry I'll bring her back that's a promise" he said as he waved to them as he walked off. The others waved to them as they walked off into the orchard and back to Rift's TARDIS.
After a few minutes of walking Rift and Cherry Jubilee reached the crater where his TARDIS still stood. They carefully walked down into the crater and walked over to the grandfather clock. Rift searched around it for the key to unlock it. he found just a few feet away from it as he picked it up unlocked it "now if you thought The Doctor's TARDIS was something wait till you see this" he said. He opened the front of the clock and entered with Cherry Jubilee. What she saw astonished her, unlike the mechanical interior of the Doctor's TARDIS, there were actually plants and short trees growing in the console room "well what do you think of this huh?" he said "t-this is amazing you have an orchard in here, how" she asked "well it took awhile to actually get the plants growing here longer with the tress but I was able to do thanks to this console room generating artificial Sunlight" said Rift.
As he walked over to the control console he found an apple placed on it "ooh wonderful my apple tree survived" he said as he took a bite of the apple. "I take it you like apples" Cherry Jubilee said "oh yes mmm love them, right then on to business" he said as he finished the rest of the apple "now before we leave I must tell three rules, 1 do not wonder off, 2 do everything I say, and 3
well haven't thought of that one yet" said Rift smiling. Cherry Jubilee chuckled at how amused Rift seemed to be. "Alright then goodbye Dodge Junction, Hello everything" he said. He then pulled a lever as the room vibrated. On the outside the Grandfather Clock began to fade away from the crater until it had dematerialized completely.
Whisking away Rift and Cherry Jubilee, to fantastic new adventures.
To be continued