The Drifter (story)My Little PonyThe Drifter (story) by ~RenaTamer
With a shrill squeal of iron on iron, and rush of hissing steam, the Pony Express clanged to a halt before Appleloosa's train station. Though word had been sent ahead to keep things simple, a rather large crowd and small marching band stood waiting for the expresses two VIPs (very important passengers). This year Appleloosa had the honor of hosting the Summer Sun Celebration and everypony for miles around had shown up to get a glimpse of Princess Celestia and her sister Princess Luna.
Even Chief Thunderhoovs' buffalo tribe had been invited and spent the last few days helping the town's folk get the Wild West city of Appleloosa ready for the festivities.
While there were several passengers who disembarked from the express, the crowd of on-lookers patently waited until the door to one of the royal coaches slid open before surging forth and bursting into cheer. While the small band played the Canterlot March, six armored guards descended a ramp that had ap