Slice of Life
Princess Luna finds more than a friend in her sister's student, and Twilight Sparkle gets a chance to study the moon and stars far closer than she ever dreamed possible.
An ongoing series of slice-of-life snapshots. Expect a castle's worth of clop-free d'aaawww.
These stories are in continuity with The Rustic & The Romantic and If the Flight Suit Fits.
Now featuring cover art by the inimitable xaztein (formerly crenair)!
Almost all chapters originally written as separate entries for flash-fic blog Thirty Minute Ponies (TMP). I highly recommend a visit to TMP if you're looking for some of the best 1000-word gems in pony fiction. Many thanks to TMP for inspiring me to write!
Plan C - In which Cadance learns that Celestia is the chessmaster, and that her backup plans are the most fun of all.
Game, Set, Match - Twilight tries her hoof at arena combat. Victory or defeat, she's sure to end up a winner with this opponent.
Countdown - Luna swore she'd never do this again, but there's something about that little librarian from Ponyville that tests her resolve.
Twilight Hustle - Rarity's heard some steamy rumors about Twilight and gathers the girls to dish juicy gossip.
All the World’s a Stage - Luna had a wonderful evening with Twilight and sang her heart out about it. Oh, and she might have left the door open.
Every Morning After - Twilight and Luna shared a wonderful, magical night; unfortunately, immortal Princesses sometimes forget about thousand-year-old laws which could ruin the mood ever so slightly.
Names - Luna's had many more names and titles than "Mare in the Moon", and Twilight discovers which of them meant the most.
Great Minds Think Alike - Cadance and Celestia's plan for Twilight and Luna comes to a head, slightly off schedule.
Third Time's the Charm - Twilight's Nightmare Night costumes aren't cutting it. Now Luna's in town, and that may change her opinion on what makes a proper costume.
Impossible - Luna's having a bad night, and Twilight came all the way to Canterlot to do something about it.
Early Observances - If you're going to interrupt Celestia's sleep, you'd better have a very good reason.
THAT Letter - Luna and Twilight have to tell Celestia how serious their relationship has become, and they decide to send a letter. Surely they couldn't disagree about how to make such a simple announcement - could they?
Your Turn - Twilight and her friends reveal some personal secrets, and Twilight's is life-changing.
Trembling Joyful Whispers- The Big Day is here for Twilight and Luna! Hear the congregation's comments as events unfold.
The Power Vested in Me- The Big Day is here, but Luna and Twilight are so very, very far from ready. Will their fears get the better of them?
Awkward - Twilight and Shining Armor have dinner with their parents along with Luna and Cadance. They'll probably wish they'd ordered takeout instead.
Absence - Luna deals with a thousand years of angst all at once; maybe she just needs a gentle helping hoof to make sense of it all.
You Were There - A quiet night between Luna and Twilight is almost derailed by a lesson in ancient mythology.
Between Sun and Moon - Luna reads a bedtime story with which she is all too familiar.
Postcards from the Edge - Twilight leaves to study abroad for three months; in her absence, Luna has a stack of mail to open.
Insert Princess T into Slot S - Twilight want to be Princess of Something. Careful what you wish for!
Ups and Downs - Newly-crowned Princess Twilight needs flying lessons. Careful whom you ask!
Amethyst Throne - Princess Twilight is pretty sure she's seen these petitioners somewhere before.