Honesty, Kindness, Laughter, Generosity, and Loyalty... These are but five of the qualities needed to be shown if one wants to be a good-natured pony in general, and are also what's needed in order to be a true hero of ponykind.
Five of the Elements of Harmony, known to be the most powerful objects in all of Equestria, also require these qualities to be shown in order to use their power and, along with a certain spark, to unlock the sixth Element, Magic.
In current times, six individual ponies hailing from the town of Ponyville have been able to use them to their fullest potential, easily defeating the likes of both Nightmare Moon and Discord, both of whom tried to threaten the world with their evil deeds. Since then, with their heroic feats, the ponies who wielded them have since been immortalized into the colorful glass windows that now adorn the halls of Canterlot's royal palace.
However, was it truly the full potential of the Elements of Harmony that they wielded? Did they truly utilize all that they contain?
Truthfully, it wasn't, for they have a hidden side to them that hasn't been unlocked for thousands of years, and it can only be unlocked by one single pony who not only needs to exhibit all of their qualities in the past, but also posesses strong willpower and bravery, and also only if Harmony is on the absolute brink of collapse.
There is only one pony who fits the bill for these, and her name is Rainbow Dash!
The prologue and chapters 1-3 have been edited with minor improvements. If you have any additional pointers or advice, please politely post them with examples.
Super Rainbow Dash concept and design by me.
The main theme of this fic, as well as the theme of Super Rainbow Dash, is "5OUL ON D!SPLAY" from Gran Turismo 5.
Art by TehJadeh.
25th Apr 2012
19th May 2013