Short thingy, inspired by a comment from Derpibooru.


Sunset Shimmer was by no means a morning person. The alarm went off, and her hoof shot out to silence it, only to fall a bit short. She wound up having to drag herself out from under the covers to finally silence the device. And by then, her blood had already oxygenated the rest of her body. No point in going back to bed now.

She rolled out of bed and landed on all four hooves, raising one to rub an eye as she hobbled into the bathroom. It briefly dawned on her that the cabinets were unusually tall, but didn't think much of it as she reared up, inspecting her reflection. First duties first, her horn lit up and retrieved her toothpaste and toothbrush.

Brushing her teeth always managed to wake her up further, and that would be followed shortly by a shower. As she continued however, she got the nagging feeling that something was amiss, though she couldn't for the life of her realize what it was. Once she'd gargled and spat, she took another moment to study herself in the mirror, her horn still glowing green as she put her supplies away.

... a horn's glow that she hadn't seen since...

She then realized that the clothing she was wearing, was oddly baggy and ill-fitting. Her hoof had been short of the alarm this morning, where she'd hit it perfectly the day before. And she didn't remember having to rear up onto strangely-tall cabinets, because they were a perfect height last night.

The world hadn't gotten bigger. She had gotten smaller.

She was back to normal.

While still in the Human World.

It finally kicked in. She took in a deep breath as she recognized her own face, and quickly dashed out of the bathroom, back to her bedroom. She rooted about the covers, turned stacks of laundry upside down, looking for something that explained why she had turned back into her old form here. But no items or trinkets turned up, and her horn did not react to anything present in the room.

She sat on her haunches on the floor, a haunted look in her face as she finally spoke to herself. "Okay... good news. I'm a pony again. Bad news. Still in technicolor monkey land... where they're liable to dissect me... think Shimmer THINK..."

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#115 · 22w, 5d ago · 2 · 1 ·

Heh you came back only to abandon us once again, oh well at least we know what happened this time.

It was a fine story, such a shame it was never finished...

#114 · 45w, 20h ago · 2 · ·

Hay there I'm here teh make things a bit more better (don't go beating ur self now) pick up dat pen and think of some new things or go and tell ur.gonna take a break for awhile be sure teh join back. P.S. Beat it pmv by animated James is awesome go have a look at it maybe it will help u get out of a rut

#113 · 46w, 8h ago · · ·

So conner, it's been almost six months since you last released a chapter, did you ever find the will to continue, or are still working on the already-in-places ideas? Since for what I can recall, you said that you would try and work on those, and if inspiration never struck abandon the rest of the fic.

#112 · 52w, 2d ago · · ·


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