The Crystal Empire is slowly being destroyed by a patchwork monstrosity of unspeakable power. King Sombra's forces have fought valiantly, but what hope did they have against a creature that can twist reality itself? In a desperate bid to save his people, Sombra, and his wife, Queen Chrystal, have called the great Star Swirl the Bearded. However, solutions often come with a heavy price. Sometimes the results aren't what were expected.