Rarity chooses Spike to accompany her to Canterlot for the Canterlot Fashion Show as her personal assistant. Not wanting to fail Rarity, Spike gives it his all to help make her dreams a reality. However, he is forced to come to terms with the fact that Rarity would not be able to return the feelings he had for her. Unable to bear the thought of not knowing, he finally puts everything on the line and confesses his feelings to Rarity on the night of the Fashion Show in hopes to find out exactly what he was to her.
After a series of events...
Spike returns to Ponyville, having left his old self behind. Different, changed, unrecognizable among his 'new' friends. A dormant beast inside begins to stir. Spike must overcome his inner discord to save his friends, himself, and truly find the love that his heart desires or let everything fall to ruin.
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