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  • T King of Diamonds

    Book 2 of The Ambassador's Son
    209,759 words · 5,347 views  ·  642  ·  20
  • T The Ambassador's Son

    A colt loses his family, Celestia deems his best hope lies not with ponies, but a dragon.
    85,462 words · 11,586 views  ·  955  ·  35
  • E Buck to the Future

    Scootaloo is a small pegasus with big dreams, one dream is to be even more famous than Rainbow Dash
    4,787 words · 7,213 views  ·  219  ·  8
  • E Friendship is Optimal - Firewall

    Sometimes the land of Equestria, under Celest-AI, needs to be protected. Pity they got me. Now, if only I can figure out these pony boots and this headset...
    39,559 words · 1,587 views  ·  152  ·  5
  • T Dexterity

    Spike the dragon, now an anatomical forensics expert, comes back to visit Ponyville, and discovers Rarity is in need of help with a troublesome client. The gentle dragon-shaped pony is only too pleased to assist.
    3,013 words · 1,459 views  ·  151  ·  5
  • E Friendship is Optimal - Yggdrasil

    When you're an immortal alicorn, you need hobbies. When you're an immortal Archon alicorn, your hobbies are worlds.
    1,439 words · 1,648 views  ·  109  ·  4
  • E The Midnight Run

    Some say Earth ponies have no magic... but that isn't true. They are the secret custodians of nature
    3,150 words · 3,006 views  ·  231  ·  15
  • E Nightfall at Sweet Apple Acres

    Morning turns to day, turns to night. The sun sets on us all, even the Elements of Harmony.
    20,598 words · 3,540 views  ·  164  ·  10

Blog Posts190

  • 4w, 1d
    September (cough) state of (hack) the (urgh, snot, splort, groan) writer

    I've been sick for the last three weeks. Frelling magnificent.

    6 comments · 109 views
  • 7w, 1d
    that third thing: c25k

    Told you I was scatterbrained... I finally remembered what that third thing was that I've been doing. It's called 'c25k'.

    C25K stands for 'couch to 5k', as in 'couch potato to 5 kilometer runner'. It's supposed to lead you from being a fat slob sitting in front of the television to be able to run for 30 minutes - or roughly five kilometers - in about nine weeks.

    I've just started week 3, but I've been doing this for about five weeks... blame school holidays ending, trips to Estonia and some really shitty weather for making me repeat (not abandon or postpone) weeks 1 and 2. I have to say though, I think it works. It's scary when you start a new week, and the first attempt at each new week is always worse than the one before it... but I'm doing okay. I'm running the distance.

    If you've ever wanted to get into shape, but just don't know how, then this is the easiest, cheapest way to get into shape I've found yet: all you need is an mp3 player and a pair of sneakers. And clothes - most people look at you oddly if you're not dressed.

    Follow this link and download the podcasts, do what the nice lady says and you'll be on your way in no time.

    6 comments · 78 views
  • 7w, 2d
    Oh mah gawd, it's alive! It's ALLIIVVEEE! (muahahaaa)

    Yah yah, I know: long time no see.

    Well, I thought I should kind of fix that. 'Kind of' because I'm kind of scatterbrained at the moment, don't really have the time to dedicate to a proper entry and a third reason which totally helps explain things. I have been busy in life. The good sort of busy, I guess, which leads to not much writing but doesn't lead to horrible depression and ennui. I've not really had much time to interact here, so... I'm alive. And writing - slowly.

    When it comes out, out and about chapter 10 will be the last. I hope it's as awesome as it is in my head...

    And when it comes out, king of diamonds chapter 28 won't be the last... but it will also be awesome.

    Promises, promises, I know, but almost one thousand people can't be that wrong, can they? Yes, that's right, almost a thousand people think I'm kinda awesome! I'm shocked. I'm also hoping that it's a modicum of talent and not merely having been here forever.

    So what have I been doing when not-writing? We-eelll... I've been coding. It might be going somewhere. And once I finish (actually, once it's 'good enough') then I might use what I've learned on something else. Something writing-y related.

    Stay tuned.

    So, what've you all been up to?

    10 comments · 107 views
  • 15w, 6d
    Crystal Fair Con: Day 1: 72 hours remain

    2 comments · 122 views
  • 16w, 2d
    Con day zero: 96* hours remaining

    So: Thursday was the first day of the con for me, same as it was for everyone on staff who wasn't actively involved in any real pre-setup.

    Thursday (super early!) saw Tabitha and Kevin arrive. I believe the flight went relatively well, but at something like 14 hours plus, it was exhausting as heck and the pair understandably needed to decompress and get some energy back. They did that by soldiering through the jetlag like real troopers and enjoying themselves some Helsinki in summer. The only stories I could really tell at this point would be second hand, so I won't embellish - they had fun and that was pretty much that.

    By the way, have I said yet that Tabitha is super-super-nice? And that so is Kevin? Because they both are. Honest. I've seen pissy diva's and pushy little monsters but Tabitha is so awesome and a lot of fun to be around, and Kevin knows his stuff when it comes to the little details that really round out the experience for the guests. If I ever get to do this again, thanks to the little tricks he just flat out does at the flick of a wrist (hoof? I guess he's an honorary pony, though - without being mean, honest - I'd see him more as a sharp-eyed griffon!) I'll be better next year.

    I didn't get to meet Tabitha on Thursday, and to be honest other than walking to a bunch of hotels I didn't care about because I didn't really need to know where they were and seeing a bunch of people I would come to care about but at that moment didn't (no offence, but on Thursday everyone was a stranger in person!) and faffing around at the airport with the sorts of minor schedule mishaps that can occur when Finnair (I think, don't quote me on that) loses an entire effin' plane's worth of luggage, everything went pretty well.

    My target, Anneli, made her way to Helsinki fine, but remember when I mentioned about losing all the luggage?

    Yup.

    You may have seen her joyful reunion with her bright yellow suitcase on twitter from the Friday, because her belongings had a mini vacation of their own in kocha bamba...

    I could have seriously missed Thursday, but I will totally agree that it was good preparation for what was to come...

    *yeah, I know, the actual time the con had wasn't that long, but what'm I gonna do, huh?

    2 comments · 88 views
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When Twilight Sparkle needs to see the dentist, some extra precautions are needed. The unicorn is not so very fond of doctors, so Spike has to resort to extreme measures, with some help from his friends.

First Published
11th Jul 2011
Last Modified
11th Jul 2011
#1 · 172w, 2d ago · · ·

Loved it xD.

#2 · 172w, 1d ago · · ·

I totally feel Twi and her fear of doctors/dentists. I mean, how can they look so calm when ripping your mouth or other body part open? Scary much?

#3 · 159w, 4h ago · · ·

I have to say this was a fun read

#4 · 152w, 5d ago · · ·

X) great story :twilightsheepish:

#5 · 152w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

Confound you, Ponychan! You drive me to read like a reviewer!

"purple equine’s bedroom" - Lavender Unicorn's bedroom?

Space between "barely" and "opening"? Why?

The shadow is a he? Wouldn't a shadow be an "it"? Unless it's the shadow *of* something.

"Fishing an object out of an unseen pocket - a thin ring, coloured a dull green but almost black in the half-light"

Why not just say "Fishing out a thin green ring out of an unseen pocket?"

"Where's my magic?" - Why the break?

"keep having to posting them back" <- wut?

"as she was led" passive. Maybe "as her friends led her"?

"a pristine white unicorn with gorgeous purple mane and tail"

MUST you subject us to such copious amounts of Lavender Unicorn Syndrome?

"Beauty comes naturally to a girl like Twilight"

Yes. That's why Rarity freaked out and gave Twilight an emergency makeover when she saw her for the first time.

(If you were going for sarcasm, I wasn't picking that up)

"yellow and equally timid looking pegasus"

WE KNOW WHAT THEY LOOK LIKE! Just say "Fluttershy".

So, wait. The "horn rot" was just an elaborate way to get Twilight under their control? JEEZ! Why not just jump on her as she walks out the door?! Whose idea was this anyway?

"Practicing for this in secret had been hard" get rid of the italics

Final thoughts:

GOOD GOSH, her friends are MEAN! That's a really cruel prank, even for Rainbow Dash!

If I was Twilight, I wouldn't talk to Pinkie Pie for a week!

I'm tempted to say the entire prank is simply out of character for all her friends. I just don't see them doing something that mean. :fluttershysad:

#6 · 145w, 4d ago · · ·

I'd definitively recommend reading "Calling the Shots" before reading this, gives a little bit of background.

#7 · 121w, 1d ago · · ·

>>43040 The reason they put on this elaborate prank was because in dude's last story, Calling the Shots, Twi tricked Spike into going to the vet's office, and though it all worked out for him in the end, he wanted to get her back. Thus, Spike thought up this prank, which wouldn't have been possible without at least Rarity's help for her ability to use magic to tranq Twi and Celestia's help in acquiring the ring, but the others were there mostly to be trolls, but also to restrain their friend so Rare would have an easier shot since she's less well versed in the use of magic aside from telekinesis and gem-finding.

Honestly, I don't find it mean, since all in all, their ultimate goal was good dental health for their friend. They just have interesting ways to show their care for her.

Very nice, this is actually my second read through of these, I simply love these stories! Thank you for writing them!:yay:

#8 · 89w, 3d ago · · ·

lol

#9 · 32w, 4d ago · · ·

Hated it!:twilightangry2:

The beginning was boring!:ajsleepy:

And what her friends did was just CRUEL:fluttershysad:

#10 · 32w, 2d ago · · ·

Ooh, I think I remember this story being referenced somewhere. Glad to finally find the original again.

#11 · 30w, 1d ago · · ·

God, what was that spell they did on twilight? We need Rarity to do it on me at my next appointment...

#12 · 16w, 34m ago · · ·

>>4087957 well, her friends did it for Twilights well being... They knocked her out so she would go to the dentist and not get cancer or something...

#13 · 15w, 6d ago · · ·

>>171 IKR? If your afraid of the dentist, search the group Dentist Phobics Unite! Or something like that. It's fun!

#14 · 3d, 16h ago · · ·

cute, well done

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