|My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #94|
|Published:||January 27, 2021|
|Credits • Gallery • Allusions|
Friendship is Magic #93
Friendship is Magic #95
My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic #94, also titled Season 10 Episode 6 and Something There That Wasn't There Before - Part 1, is the ninety-fourth issue of IDW Publishing's Friendship is Magic comic series. It is the sixth installment of the comics' "Season 10", taking place after the series' season nine. In the issue, the first Festival of the Two Sisters since Celestia and Luna's retirement takes place, and Princess Twilight Sparkle calls on Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich to help with the party planning.
The issue begins in Canterlot on the morning of the Festival of the Two Sisters (formerly the Summer Sun Celebration), the first one since Princess Celestia and Princess Luna retired, and Princess Twilight Sparkle is worried about making the occasion perfect. Pinkie Pie arrives to help with the party planning. When she makes multiple comparisons to parties thrown by fellow party planner Cheese Sandwich, Twilight picks up on the fact that Pinkie really wants to see him, so she arranges for Cheese to come and help with the party planning as well.
The next day, Pinkie excitedly greets Cheese at the train station. Cheese immediately starts sharing with Pinkie his ideas for the festival activities, and the two are flustered around each other, each trying to tell the other something but unable to bring themselves to.
In the middle of town, Pinkie and Cheese discover a sinkhole leading into the caves under Canterlot where Star Swirl the Bearded used to conduct magical experiments, and they decide to incorporate the caves into their party plans. When Cheese nearly trips over a rock, Pinkie breaks his fall, and the two stumble into a patch of moss, causing them further awkwardness. Elsewhere, Rainbow Dash and the Wonderbolts practice for the festival flight show while Fluttershy and Discord make signs for the festival petting zoo together.
Back outside the caves, Pinkie Pie and Cheese Sandwich end up near a reflecting pool, where Cheese teases Pinkie by splashing her with water. When Cheese walks off momentarily, Pinkie argues with her own reflection in the water over her struggle to tell Cheese something "important". When Cheese calls Pinkie over, Pinkie walks over and tries to tell him what she wants to tell him, but no sound comes out of their mouths. In fact, everyone and everything around them is mysteriously soundless, and the moss growing inside the underground caves has spread everywhere.
- Pinkie Pie: Have no fear! Pinkie Pie has arrived! Wait, that's not right. Can I go out and come back in again? I messed up the rhyme.
- Pinkie Pie: Overall, it's a solid start, Twilight?
- Twilight Sparkle: A solid start?! A solid start?! That's what Celestia used to tell me when I was nowhere near done with my homework. That's the worst thing you could have said!
- Twilight Sparkle: Would you like me to ask Cheese Sandwich to help out, too?
- Pinkie Pie: You could do that?
- Twilight Sparkle: Of course I can. I'm the princess.
- Discord: Hello, Plinkie.
- Pinkie Pie: It's Pinkie! And since when do you ride trains?!
- Cheese Sandwich: I'm really glad you had Twilight summon me--
- Pinkie Pie: It wasn't really a summons--
- Cheese Sandwich: Two dragons delivered me a scroll. It was a summons. But I would have come even if it was just a postcard. I'm always glad to see you.
- Fluttershy: See! This is fun.
- Discord: Really? With one snap of my fingers, I could just make these signs appear. They'd even dance! Maybe have some pony spinning it around acrobatically. Which, of course, I wouldn't do, because the important part is doing things for ourselves.
- Fluttershy: Exactly.
- Pinkie Pie's Reflection: You could just say something, you know.
- Pinkie Pie: Right, like it's that easy! Why didn't you say something?
- Pinkie Pie's Reflection: I would, but I'm just in your head, Pinkamena.
- Thom Zahler (2021-02-17). @ImperfectXIII I don't know if it's official, but my notes have it as "Something There That Wasn't There Before.". Twitter. Retrieved on 2021 February 17.