Separated by fickle chance and stranded far from home, Twilight and her friends struggle with a world collapsing around them.
At a school of magic, ancient history becomes terrifying reality in the furnace of ambition.
In the western frontier, bloodthirsty outlaws and vigilante justice are overtaken by a mysterious plague.
The griffin Sky Kingdom is overtaken by the hordes of Tartarus and a rising tide of chaos.
And the city of Manehattan is cut off and suffocating under a shroud of fear, tearing itself apart.
Behind it all, a truly patient creature waits for the final proof that Celestia and Luna are unfit to rule.
Equestria is never at peace. It only endures.
Warning: Contains harsh language and some violence.
My profound thanks and eternal gratitude to NejinOniwa, PoisonClaw, Gog Toxic, ArgonMatrix, and Idylia for their aid in making this story readable. Go and shower accolades upon them. After you read this, of course. And also, credit to Aeros the Unsure of DeviantArt for the cover art. Honorable mention to Xaldon Ajide for help with the description.