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This story is a sequel to Past Sins

Side-story to Past Sins - Spike almost lost Twilight to a hangmare's noose, but now Twilight is safe and Nyx is a filly again. Normal life is returning. Still, Spike can't ignore the fact that Nyx just isn't the same as he remembers her. Her temper is more volatile, and, when she gets angry, all he can see is the rage-driven Nightmare Moon of legend.

And thus Spike has to wonder: Is Nyx truly reformed, or is she one bad tantrum away from calling herself Nightmare Moon again?

First Published
4th Oct 2012
Last Modified
4th Oct 2012
#1 · 115w, 4d ago · 10 · 2 ·

so...anyone else wanna go hunt down the bastard that disliked this...anyone...?

#2 · 115w, 4d ago · 1 · 16 ·

Downvoted bwahahaha behold the power of my fickle opinion!

#3 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Wow... nice.

#4 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

I absolutely love your work, Mr. Stroke. Never stop.

#5 · 115w, 4d ago · 1 · 1 ·

>>1383311

Im with you, you grab the torches, ill grab the pitchforks.

#6 · 115w, 4d ago · 1 · ·

God dang it... This looks good. And I'm too busy reading Background Pony right now... Not to mention all the things I'm behind on...

Ergh... Going to read this later.

#7 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Pen, I have not said this enough; I love you bro

#8 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Glad to see this up here :twilightsmile:

#9 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

:pinkiegasp::pinkiehappy:

OhmygoshOhmygoshOhmygoshOhmygoshOhmygosh!!!!!

An actual OFFICIAL Past Sins sequel/side-story, YAY!

Time to get me some reading done.

#10 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Side story to Past Sins? Been waiting for this for so long!

Drop everything and read!! :pinkiehappy:

#11 · 115w, 4d ago · · 1 ·

>>1383311 Lemme get my little Desert Eagle...

#12 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Yay! A side story!

Will this be in the book too, or only on here?

#13 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Oh god yes. Will be reading this later, oh yeah.

#14 · 115w, 4d ago · 2 · ·

>>1383311

Remember now "Love and tolerate".

#15 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Featured in 5... 4... 3... 2...

#16 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Here's hoping that this will be but the first of many. :twilightsmile:

#17 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

wait wait wait  AN OFFICIAL SIDE STORY / SEQUEL TO PAST SINS???? and suddenly everythiing else i was doing tonight went  right the fuck out the window.

holy fuckballs YESSSSSSYESSSSSSSYESSSSSYESSSS

also also

this seems like it will address one of the  things that has been most vexing  about the fan made past sins fics that  are out there.....

in all of them  Nyx is back to being afraid of everything. Despite the fact that the story itself stated that she would be more assertive. Well of course  anyone would be more assertive after finding out they were a near indestructible goddess....

#18 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

also can someody post the " and the feature box will tremble" pic? CAUSE IT WILL.

#20 · 115w, 4d ago · 4 · ·

>>1383311

Not really. I'm a pretty big fan of that whole "freedom" thingy.

#21 · 115w, 4d ago · · 1 ·

>>1383324

I'll grab my shotgun.... with slug ammo

#22 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

This is the second greatest thing ever just because it is a side story to the greatest story ever.  Past Sins is and will always be my favorite pony story

#23 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

I found this to be a great addition to the main story. It really helped to delve into Spike's feelings on the matter, and it made him grow up a little as well, something that I really enjoyed reading here. Good work on that.

#24 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

also this  explains one of the alterations to  the  season 2  edit of "Past Sins"  ( the version on this site) that i originally did not like. in the previous version Spike had a line that i was rather fond off . When  at the end, Twilight asks him to go get Nyx down for breakfast, Spike orignally said something i was very fond off  that went like "  She saved Ponyville and is cool in my book, but  she shoots ligthning and is ten times my size" . In the new edit he flat out panics and  asks if Nyx can be trusted. I thought   Pen Stroke had originally changed  it to better fit in with Spike's  panicked reaction to Luna in "Luna Eclipsed" and my instant reaction at the time was that  I  preferred that it  had stayed  as it was originally.

Now i see that line alteration was necessary to set up this fic.

and now im actually going to stop prattling, calm down and will actually go read it..

#25 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383343 I rather use a pillow. Bitches love a man with a pillow.

#26 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383311

Not really. I'm a pretty big fan of that whole "Not giving a damn" thingy.

#27 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383470

Freedom, not giving a damn, it's basically the same thing.

#28 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

And now everybody who only weeks ago paid for the bound, printed copy of Past Sins without this will come looking for Pen Stroke.

#29 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

ALL OF MY YES

#30 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Another awesome story from Pen Stroke, you never cease to amaze. :)

#31 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

Here I am looking for more fan fictions of one of my favorite fan fics online when I stumbled upon this fic that had a family friendly name until I ignored the small warnings and read a horrible fan fic that's just isn't right and we should burn this guy who wrote it.

Family Barbecue by Little Orphan Timmy

#32 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383487>>1383349

This will not be in the printed book, but the printed book will have a Side-story in it that will remain exclusive to the printed book for approximately two-months after the printing ships.

So the people who have the printed book will have their treat. :pinkiehappy:

#33 · 115w, 4d ago · · 1 ·

>>1383311

Count me in, Ah got a friend o'mine who got hi'self a brand spanking new Barret .50cal. complete with scope capable of seeing a target o'r 2mi away:ajsmug:

#34 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

OH. HELL. YES!

More Nyx+past sins :rainbowkiss::rainbowkiss::rainbowkiss:

#35 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383484

Now, now lets not argue semantics.

We'll do that later.

#36 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

I can understand Granny's feelings for Nyx since she is a southerner after all.

#37 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383500

I'd rather not have that linked here, if you don't mind.

#38 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383502

Refresh my memory, is the side-story a "sequel" to Past Sins, or does it take place during "Past Sins" ?

#39 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383528

This side-story is after Past Sins.

The one in the printing... well, that will be a surprise. :pinkiehappy:

#40 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383500

Sigmund Freud: "What progress we are making. In the Middle Ages they would have burned me. Now they are content with burning my books."

You are developing backwards, sir.

#41 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

I kind of wished there was a little bit of closure between Spike and Rarity and Spike with Nyx. Like Spike letting Rarity know how stupid he was being and patching things up. Spike could've shared one last scene with Nyx in like a bit of a brother and sister like relationship that starts to bloom. Other than that great story all around.

#42 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383537

....curse you. :trollestia:

(Still love ya, though :pinkiehappy: )

#43 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383542 And I don't care! That guy is an asshole.

#44 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383360

love and tolerance:Now with Orbital Friendship Lasers

#45 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

more story about nyx from past sins? my heart is sent a flutter :twilightsheepish: i love you pen stroke

#46 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383565 Oh my Faust the dislikes are CLIMBING! :pinkiegasp:

#47 · 115w, 4d ago · · 2 ·

>>1383311 LOVE AND TOLERATE MY ASS HATE RAPE HIS FACE WITH YOUR FUCK KNUCKLES!

AND THERE ANTE NO BREAKS ON THIS RAPE TRAIN!!!!!!!!!!

#48 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383313

Your ignorance is overwhelming... I just felt I had to say so.

>>1383502

You, good Sir, are 2000000000000% COOLER!!!!!

I want my copy of Past Sins autographed!!!!

#49 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383581

What!?!?! NO! This cannot be! No one should dislike a Past Sins Story! Power up the Hammer of Dawn! (for those who don't know what that is, I encourage you to look it up)

#50 · 115w, 4d ago · · ·

>>1383586

DID YOU SAY SOMETHING, HERETIC COCKWASHER? YOU THINK YOU'RE LOUDER THAN THE ANGRY MARINES?!

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