Featured In4

More Stories1

  • T Filly Magi Applebloom Magica

    Applebloom makes a deal with a mysterious cat being to achieve her destiny, but at what cost?
    2,582 words · 727 views  ·  14  ·  3

Blog Posts10

  • 29w, 1d
    The State of Coming Attractions.

    As I'm writing this we will be coming up on the 2 year aniversary of Coming Attractions. There is and always has been a planned story arc for the whole tale that has undergone a few changes, but has largely remained the same. We aren't exactly near the end game at this point, but rest assured when the story is over this will not be the last we have seen from the charachters I've introduced in it. I'll do my best to somewhat reliably crank out updates on the story, but my education takes a prime role over ponies.  - Rouis

    TLDR- Story isn't dead, I'm not dead, Sequel will happen.

    0 comments · 25 views
  • 87w, 6d
    An apology to all my readers.

    I feel like I have let you guys down with a lack of updates on any of my stories for the past few months, but I'm pleased to announce that things on the story front and my own personal front are turning around. I have a new laptop which works so much better than the old one, and all my current affairs are sorted out. A huge thank you to my editor GaintGamer, and all the people & ponies that have stuck by me thusfar.

                 To the readers of Coming Attractions: I have succesfully uploaded the prequel chapter to the new story arc! I hope you guys are as excited as me to see what Long Haul, and Silver Screen are up to now. The next three chapters are going to explore their time in Las Haygas with the fourth one following acting as a finale to the Haygas arc itself. This is a transitional point in the story so please bear with me as I hammer out the kinks.

                 To the readers of Filly Magi Applebloom Magica: I feel like I have also let you guys down. As I have looked at the current status of the story, and what I have written so far for the next chapter I fear that it won't be up to the quality that I would like it to be at this time. It is with this regret that I am placing that story on hiatus until I can put out something that I feel is worthy of your eyes to read. I do want to continue the story as I loved my original concept, I just want to make it better.

    In Review:

        Coming Attractions: Chapter 11 parts 1,2,3 and Chapter 12 are in the works.

        Filly Magi Applebloom Magica: Currently on Hiatus until I can make the story better for you.

    Thanks everyone! - Rouis

    0 comments · 72 views
  • 127w, 3d
    Ah summer LET THE WRITING BEGIN!

      First of all I would like to give a bit of an update on what's been going on. Now that the semester is over I have some more time to write so you can expect some more frequent updates on my fics. I also have an idea for a new fic that I'm currently sketching out the basis for. It's going to be a huge adventure fic featuring both humans and ponies, but not in the "Brony" sense. The humans in this story had no idea of any "My Little Pony" Show. The basic-basic-basic premise so far (Not giving too much away here, as I do want to leave the rest for surprise)  is: A huge magical accident caused the world of Sarlanta and Equestria to merge which catastrophically altered the nature of both. While the princesses are now responsible for maintaining Sarlanta's Sun and Moon Cycle, The weather itself is now like the everfree: Autonomous. The humans and ponies have arranged a truce but both sides still hold each other responsible for what has happened, and on top of all of this Queen Chrysalis of the changelings has allied herself with Sarlanta's Queen of the fey posing a threat to both humans, and ponies alike. The pending title for the first entry in this is called The Pact: Destinies.

       Current Chapter Progress Report:

       Filly Magi Applebloom Magica Chapter Two: 45% done

       Coming Attractions Chapter Nine: 85% done

       The Pact: Destinies: Drafting

    0 comments · 86 views
  • 129w, 1d
    Chapter Six, and the last chapter of this arc.

    Hey all, It's the Rouis here with a bit of news on the next chapter of "Coming Attractions" As some of you may have noticed chapter six has been live for a few days and there has not been a followup on it yet. This is because the next chapter will be wrapping up the current story arc of "Coming Attractions" before the story moves on into arc two. Progress on the finale is coming along great, and I can't wait to show you all the fruit of my labor!

    0 comments · 60 views
  • 130w, 1d
    Five is Live!

    And then he said: "Buck the update schedule!" After a brief bout with the deadly beast that is writer's block, I managed to get chapter five done with the help of my editor. I have a definite plan as to where the rest of this story arc is going to go, and there will be a small break between the last regular chapter and the arc finale. ( Expect the finale to be triple the length of a regular chapter.) For those of you who love pretty pictures, you can be excited that the commission for a cover image to the story is going through after I selected a style out of the demo sketches I was sent. It made me so happy to see characters somewhere that was not my head. I'll be talking to you all later as progress furthers on the next chapter. In the meantime go read chapter five!

    0 comments · 67 views
  • ...
 22
 634

Silver Screen and Long Haul are two friends that find themselves in the bustling town of Trottingham with no home, money or plan. They will have to face their silly surroundings, personal faults, one really angry mare, and even censorship committee called C.L.O.P. but just what does all this have to do with the founding of Equestria's first traveling movie theater? Join them on the road as they uncover more about themselves, the world they live in, and a conspiracy that may just hold the fate of Equestria in it's balance.

Aaaaaannnnnd we're back! I'm going to re-instate my promise of weekly updates! Interested in helping the story improve while getting a shot at reading the next chapters before everypony else? Apply to be a Pre-Reader by sending me a message!

Also cover art! The beautiful cover picture was made by Jacob Martin AKA DocWario on Deviantart.

First Published
24th Apr 2012
Last Modified
7th Apr 2014
Comment posted by Rouis deleted at 2:31am on the 23rd of February, 2013

First!

What? I said I'd comment, I said nothing about what that comment would be.

Ok, overall it took me a while to get into the story. Usually I stay away from HiE fics but as it went on the story grew on me. I think you could do with a touch more variety in how you describe the ponies in question, relying on their names a bit too much...but since, with a few exceptions, this is almost all oc ponies it may have been necessary.

I did enjoy the turning of this story archetype into a pony one...and found the acronym hilarious. Also, I did appreciate the fact you gave the villain her comeuppance at the end.

Overall, a decent story and I look forward to reading more of it.

Comment posted by Rouis deleted at 2:30am on the 23rd of February, 2013

So the CLOP act? That's.... Interesting. I can dig it.

So she's worried about their work being morally corrupt and she runs around screaming that acronym?

Truly a genius!

Umm at the part where Lemon Drop was out of snacks you called her Lemon Tree.

Was that intentional, a mistake or am I loosing my mind and seeing things?

>>3666013 Nope! You caught an error, and I thank you for pointing that out.

What’s the worst that can happen he thought.

:pinkiegasp::facehoof:  Better retract that thought post-haste, or you're in for it, buster... Equestria almost always takes advantage of statements like that...!!

Pretty good start! :twilightsmile:

Silver got his cutie mark! :pinkiehappy: :yay: /)  I wonder what Long's is going to be...?

Onward!  

A cart, huh? :rainbowhuh:  How does that stand for a special talent of "heavy lifting in the service of lifesaving" or whatever? :applejackconfused:

:rainbowlaugh:  Oho, friends and enemies in high places after barely being in Trottingham a day, huh?  :ajsmug:  This is gonna be good...! :trollestia:

:rainbowlaugh:  Nice little dig... I hope you don't get sued for it or anything. :twilightsheepish:

Heh... Equestrian irony strikes with a vengeance...!  I told those guys not to provoke it, but did they listen? Noooo....!  :fluttershyouch::facehoof::

“You always do this whenever anypony who does not fit in your perfect plan, and it never used to be this bad.” Tears streamed down from her eyes as she let her opinions fly loose. “You’re not even my mom anymore, You’re a monster!”

“And you’re not my daughter!” Lemon Tree shrieked as she stomped one of her forelegs in anger, her horn bristled with bolts of green magic let loose by the emotion running through the room.

“STOP THIS!” Silver Screen’s voice cried out in the in room as the green unicorn’s eyes darted between his friend, the mare who seemed to have sworn to make their lives miserable, and her daughter. “Why are we fighting? I thought the ponies of this land were supposed to love and tolerate each other.” He screamed at everypony in the room.

Lemon Tree let a haughty laugh loose. “Your ideals are that of a little foal. Obviously you and your trashy earth pony associate cannot change so you have forced my hoof. You, and your associate have four days to remove yourself the town of Trottingham before I will have you both arrested for your intention to violate our laws! Welcome to the real world Silver Screen.”

Long Haul stood still due to the shock of what she had commanded until the reality of the situation hit him. “You have no right to make such orders! I want to see the mayor! Where is Lemon Lime?” He yelled at the mare before him.

Lemon Tree stood perfectly still for a moment before she locked eyes with Long Haul. “My husband is indisposed as he has been for the past three nights, and by his own orders I am to act in his stead while he cannot.

Uh-huh.  :ajbemused:  Where have I seen this before.  Calling it now--Lemon Tree's been replaced by a changeling, and her husband is "indisposed" because he's in one of their feeding cocoons...!

Silver Screen scraped a hoof across the ground nervously. “Are you sure we should have accepted that deal so quickly?” He asked.

“Yeah I mean my dad said nothing good comes that easily.” Lemon Drop added.

Long Haul looked up at the moon, and tried to ease their worries. “He offered us a gig with the potential of more to come I call that worth it, and besides: How hard could it be to get to Las Haygas?”

:pinkiegasp::rainbowderp::twilightoops::applejackconfused: He did not just say that, did he?! :facehoof:  Now the Equestrian law of physics known to the wider multiverse as "irony" is going to be gunning for them specifically... You might just as well have painted a bulls-eye on the top of your caravan, Long Haul! :twilightangry2:

Seriously, though: great story thus far. :yay:

Onward!

Changelings? :twilightoops::facehoof:  Ooh, boy...!  This is not good. (for your protagonists, I mean)  Whassamatter?  Queen Chryssy upset by the potential of some competition in the illusion business? :trixieshiftright:

So, I wonder: is Lemon Drop half-changeling for real, or is this "mom" of hers doing that just to screw around with her head?  Hmmm... :trixieshiftright:

>>4082315 She is not half changeling, but the one who impersonated her mother is a little beyond psychopathic.

:pinkiesmile:  Great story so far!  And this "projection" talent of Screen's has other possibilities besides entertainment: video testimony by witnesses in a court case, for instance.  Mind if I use something like it in my fic? :pinkiesmile::twilightsmile:

>>4217622 By all means go ahead, if you ever want to borrow the theater per say as well. (ALA characters going to a performance of theirs) feel free to as well.

Login or register to comment