A Shining Day “Honey, are you awake yet?”A Shining Day by WerewTerrefGrin
Shining woke with a start to the sound of her mother’s voice. “Getting up soon,” she called, trying to sound cheery and alert, but the gravel in her voice from sleep betrayed her. Yawning and rolling over, she wrapped herself up in the blankets and buried her face in the pillow--but not before reaching out to make sure she wasn’t too close to the edge of the bed. Accidentally hitting the floor wouldn’t do her any harm, but it would make her mother worry and fuss, and she’d had enough of that all her life.
Once she heard her mother’s hooves retreat down the hall, she sat up blearily and wiped her unruly mane out of her face, then reached out and found the glass of water on her bedside table and took a drink.
Throat feeling refreshed, she clambered out of bed and clumped to her closet, running her fingers over th