13. One Giant Tank
"I wonder what horrible fate awaits us in here!" Spike said, still shocked by the first room of doom, as the archway sealed shut behind them both, trapping them once again, this time in a large rectangular room. Rarity said intelligently "lets look for the next dreaded poem, and find out... Shall we!" Spike quickly pointed out the bloody messy writing scrawled on the floor, next to a big round object forced into the ground, with a long metal chain attached to it. Rarity gulped as she nervously read the rhyme aloud to Spike. 'Welcome to my giant tank, your now my fish, as the room fills with water, you'd better wish. The only thing for it, is to pull the plug, otherwise I will turn your dead carcass, into a rug'. As soon as Rarity has uttered the last part of the poem, they both hear a ear-splitting creaking sound coming from each wall. They both look around to notice 4 giant taps, turning themselves on, as if by magic. Spikes jaw dropped as he said silently 'bugger me!' With that all four taps began to gush water at a threatening speed. Spike shouted as the whole floor began to puddle "at the rate those taps are going, this room will be flooded in no time!' Rarity too busy worrying about her hair, shouted aloud as she swished her tail out of the water "MY HAIR! IT WILL BE RUINED! OH SPIKEY WIKEY DO SOMETHING!" As the room filled up quickly to pool depth, they both began to swim in order to stay afloat. Soon the room was half full, and Rarity cried out, looking up at the ceiling, fast approaching "OH SPIKE! WE ARE DOOMED TO DROWN!" Spike shouted importantly "I HAVE AN IDEA! BUT THE ROOM NEEDS TO BE FULL, TO MAKE THE PLUG EASIER TO PULL OUT!" Rarity shouted crossly "WHAT PLUG?! YOUR MAKING NO SENSE AT ALL!" Spike growled as he said with frustration "WHAT THE BLOODY HELL DO YOU THINK THAT BLACK THING WAS STICKING OUT OF THE GROUND?!" Rarity suddenly snapped into reality as she blushed with embarrassment. "ooohhh! That would explain a lot considering King Sombra mentioned a plug to pull in his poem!" Spike winked at Rarity and smartly said "exactly!" As their heads touched the ceiling, they had to put their heads to the side, in order to get their last breath, before their daring dive. They both took a deep breath, and then they both dived straight down, towards the gigantic plug, in the middle of the floor. The both took hold of the metal chain, and began to pull with all their might. The lack of oxygen intake got to them quickly, as they began to panic, pulling desperately at the plug that refused to come free. With one last tug of hope, the plug came free, and floated up past the two of them, as they let go of the plug, with the sudden pull, as they were both sucked down the plug hole in a huge underwater tornado. The lack of oxygen was getting to both of them, as they were dragged into another room below. The water was then slowly sucked up two long green hoses attached to the sides of the room. As the first oxygen filled Rarity's lungs, she gasped with relief. Spike on the other hand remained still, reluctant to take a breath. Rarity quickly rushed over, and performed CPR, as Spike got the kiss of life. He coughed up all the water, and began to breath heavily. Spike quickly got to his feet and said with a smile "thanks for saving my life Rarity". Rarity said sweetly " oh Spikey Wikey you would do the same for me". They smiled at one another for a moment, before Rarity realized her mane was soaking wet, and her style was ruined. She immediately began to moan "MY HAIR!"