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Midnightshadow

Joined July 2011
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Stories (34)

  • King of Diamonds
    Book 2 of The Ambassador's Son

    209,759 words · 5,137 views · 625 likes · 21 dislikes
  • The Ambassador's Son
    A colt loses his family, Celestia deems his best hope lies not with ponies, but a dragon.
    85,462 words · 11,291 views · 932 likes · 35 dislikes
  • 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 · 1,438 views · 142 likes · 4 dislikes
  • 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 · 6,973 views · 214 likes · 8 dislikes
  • Dexterity
    3,013 words · 1,318 views · 145 likes · 5 dislikes
  • Friendship is Optimal - Yggdrasil
    1,439 words · 1,551 views · 105 likes · 4 dislikes
  • The Midnight Run
    3,150 words · 2,885 views · 223 likes · 15 dislikes
  • Nightfall at Sweet Apple Acres
    20,598 words · 3,417 views · 162 likes · 10 dislikes
  • Tales from the Staff Canteen
    21,282 words · 3,719 views · 141 likes · 9 dislikes
  • Midnight Run - A Carpet of Stars
    3,564 words · 753 views · 96 likes · 5 dislikes

Blog Posts (187)


This story is a sequel to The Ambassador's Son

Lord Sapphire lays dead and Tacksworn is in ruins, but Chiphoof Irontail has come home to his adoptive father, Sharptooth the dragon. Amidst the destruction and chaos, the community and the circles of friendship within must rise again to face an uncertain future. The young scion of the Diamond Expanse Clan must now face his greatest threat as the forces of war build to a crescendo. With his friends by his side, together they will uncover forbidden mysteries and face off against ancient powers that have lain dormant for centuries.

First Published
8th Jul 2012
Last Modified
8th Apr 2014

Comments ( 973 )

#1 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

FUCK YEAH!

#2 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

YES! FINALLY!

Edit:

A couple things you may want to fix, but I might be wrong:

The two diamond dogs had a trick or (two) left, however;

Rainy (looked) like he might be sick

It scurried across the dusty dirt floor, staying out of reach (more) by luck than design, as it ran.

Empty, the building held a strange aura, as if echoes (of) the the thousands of lessons spent under its roof could still be heard.

An excellent start to what is surely going to be an excellent sequel. I look forward to the next chapter.

#3 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Now this was worth the wait.  Legendary doesn't even come close.

#4 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Yes, YES!

Love the Sharptooth backstory.

#5 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

FINALY :pinkiegasp::pinkiehappy::yay::moustache:

#6 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Yeeessssss!!!! Its finally here....

My PRECIOUS! :pinkiecrazy:

I sense that perhaps we shall finally get the answers to some pressing historical questions....

"As cute as me?"

"Uh uh."

Wise answer young Chip. Very wise.

Some of those diplomatic smarts are rubbing off from Father to Son I see.

#7 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

yes finally!:pinkiehappy:

#8 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Ahh, poor Chip, I keep hoping him and Carmine can stop stumbling over words and meanings and admit thay like each other. She seems good for him, incuraging him, and letting him know that being who he is is allright. At the same time, he provides a brake for her agression, and I expect both will find themselves happyer.

Course, this could all be a buildup so he can violently murder her off later and give Chip a good bit of pain, but I do not think such is so.

#9 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Awesomeness! I SENSE A JOURNEY AFOOT! :pinkiehappy:

#10 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

FLASHBACK! Nice to see Sharptooth's origins and once more we receive more info on dragons, particularly young ones. Good way to start the story, looking forward to the next chapter with great anticipation.:heart:

#11 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

"No! No stop! No stop here, this dragon country!"

HAH! 'Fear and loathing in las vegas'

#12 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

>>876311

Eeeh! I owe you an internet cookie :pinkiecrazy: Bonus points for realizing his name is Hunter, too :rainbowlaugh:

#13 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Chip's baaaaccccckkkk!!!!!!

#14 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Yay~~!

#15 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

>>876326 yeah... Found out about hunter right after I commented.

Can allmost not wait for the continiuation of the story!

#16 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Needs more seaponies or space aliens.

#17 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

I was looking forward to this. Somebody already pointed out the few errors i spotted so I'll just say off to a great start.

goo
#18 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyNVd07ifzw

#19 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Chip has his on personal army...Chip your moving up in the world.

#20 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

>>876144

Argh! Thanks for that! Corrected! I'll have to make sure I put them in the source doc, too.

#21 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

HOLY CRAP ITS BACK:pinkiehappy:

#23 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Love is not a strong enough word.  Another masterful work, Midnight Shadow!  Keep up the awesome efforts, the cheering section here will continue doing its dance routine!  Yay!

#24 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

I can't wait for Sharptooths back story....WHOOO:rainbowkiss:

#25 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Oh awesome!! Glad to see this continued. This is the best epic MLP story with the best original characters EVER.

I loved the scene with Chip and Carmine. "So...how'd that work out for you?"

:raritycry:

Heh, can't wait for Carmine and Hairpin to meet. Or Hairpin and Rainbow Dash for that matter. *Salutes* Well done sir, well done!

#26 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Check notifications, "King of Diamonds? Hmm...

Wait. That pony looks familiar.

Read description, Chiphoof Iro-WOOHOO!!:yay:

#27 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

*smirks* About time you made this one public, love! I just know it's going to be magnificent!

Also, the art for this? Chat blows me away every time.  It's nice to get a proper view of Chip in his gear, and an ACTUAL look at Carmine now! VERY pretty!

You know we'll back you every step of the way on this :3

#28 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Wondering when ya was gonna post it

#29 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

I can't believe that I actually squealed for joy upon seeing this in my inbox... :facehoof:

*Drops what he's currently reading and dives in* :yay:

Later: Ok, the preview didn't do this justice.  I eagerly await further instalments!

#30 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Oooooo......  chip is back. Tracking!!

#31 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

"I'll never get like that around a girl."

Oh, irony. Though, of course, Spike would protest that Rarity isn't a girl. She is a lady.

In any case, huzzah! The sequel begins! The saga continues! The noun verbs!

...

Yeah, let's go with that. Looking forward to more, including Chip's continuing dracomorphosis and the complications of his new title.

#32 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Yes! More awesome stories!! :pinkiehappy:

#33 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Been waiting for this since reading the excellent Ambassador's Son. This is going to be good :coolphoto:

#34 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Nice first chapter of the second book.:pinkiehappy:

Funny that sharptooth's dad name is close to my OC's. Keep it up midnightshadow.:pinkiehappy:

#35 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

I am wanting to read. But must save for later. :moustache:

#36 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Thank you. So very much. On my list of favorite series there is ITAV, and there is you <3

#37 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

This is awesome. Your writing is as sharp as ever. Just pisses me off, a little. Dragons are such douche nozzles. I'm about to start writing my "Pig Iron vs 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment" story. Thinking about calling it "Fire and Scales vs Blood and Steel." He's gonna get it goooooooooood....

#38 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Re-read The Ambassador's Son just so I could jump back into this. BEST. STORY. ON THE SITE.

#39 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

too much hype this weekend, I died, blame EVO

#40 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

.... my brain... she is oozing out of my ears from the concentrated WIN!

#41 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Great start to a new novel! :moustache::moustache::moustache:

#42 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

I saw that you posted this story, and knew that I was going to love it.  I then read it: I was not disappointed.  The amazingness that is "The Ambassador's Son" definitely is continued in this story.  Very good job.  Nice cover art too, it is good to see what Chip looks like in his armor, as-well-as what Carmine looks like.  I love this story.  I am very glad to see that the continuation of one of my favorite stories on this site is now here.:yay::moustache::eeyup:

#43 · Chapter 1 · 107w, 2d ago · · ·

Long time no see. Good work.

#44 · Chapter 2 · 107w, 1d ago · · ·

Damn that was quick bro.

#45 · Chapter 2 · 107w, 1d ago · · ·

Still haven't finished reading the first story... u mad?

#46 · Chapter 2 · 107w, 1d ago · · ·

Again another BEAUTIFUL chapter:twilightsmile:

#47 · Chapter 2 · 107w, 1d ago · · ·

HUDGAHFGFYAFAHFHAIGH

ITS HERE. ITS HERE. WOOOO.

>>881949

You forgot to put "bro" at the end of that "u mad"

Art thou angered, male sibling?

#48 · Chapter 2 · 107w, 1d ago · · ·

>>882004 He's really my father, so I just go 'u mad.'

It kinda went down like this.

#49 · Chapter 2 · 107w, 1d ago · · ·

>>882012

So why doth thou not sayeth, "u mad, dad?"

#50 · Chapter 2 · 107w, 1d ago · · ·

>>882017 Because I can.

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