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  • E Mind your Elders

    Celestia and Luna receive a surprise visit from Pinkie Pie. The party pony's impromptu social call is about more than just fun and games, however. More than either of the two sisters could have expected.  · Denim_Blue
    7,060 words · 5,057 views  ·  784  ·  16
  • T April Showers

    As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers...and rainbows. Spike learns this first-hand.  · Denim_Blue
    106,140 words · 10,900 views  ·  618  ·  24
  • T Duties

    Life is full of surprises. Sometimes, we must take on duties we may not be entirely ready for.  · Denim_Blue
    198,514 words · 13,533 views  ·  1,097  ·  30
  • E The Stars Above Know

    Sacrifice. It's a word that Luna is all too familiar with, and a word that has driven her to where she is today.  · Denim_Blue
    29,408 words · 864 views  ·  65  ·  2

Some of My Favorites

  • A Glasshouse Butterfly A shippy bit of nonsense featuring Fluttershy and a silly twist. by littlerobotbird 40,700 words · 2,893 views · 218 likes · 7 dislikes
  • Elder Knowledge Struggling to deal with the new reality of her own immortality, Princess Twilight Sparkle seeks knowledge in the most unlikely of places; on the summit of the Throat Of The World. by TheBigLebowski 9,975 words · 3,876 views · 644 likes · 7 dislikes
  • The Demesne of the Reluctant Twilight Sparkle When Luna gifts Twilight the town of Ponyville and its surrounding countryside as her demesne she's initially confused. Then, after double checking her dictionary, more than a little concerned. by MrNumbers 70,073 words · 12,184 views · 1,851 likes · 45 dislikes
  • Lies and Lyres Spike and Lyra decide to help each other out with one another's problems, but will their scheming end up more trouble than it's worth? by King of Beggars 15,467 words · 7,443 views · 1,004 likes · 13 dislikes
  • Our True Colors Scootaloo's never really cared much for Pinkie, but that's not going to stop Pinkie from "helping." by Donnys Boy 14,118 words · 10,997 views · 608 likes · 8 dislikes

So, yeah, if that somewhat ridiculous blog title didn't give it away, I went and bought Dark Souls II. It was relatively cheap, and I wanted an excuse to go get myself a shiny Gengar at a nearby GameStop in town. Gave them a Forza racing game that I never played (it came with my Xbox 360) for in-store credit, and bought the game for less.

(I just hope this won't be me come my first PvP encounters in this game. I feel naked without my Black Iron armor and Claymore. The fact that Black Iron armor set isn't in this game saddens me a little.)

First impressions of the game? Well, I played Dark Souls, loved it, and it's forever raised the bar for my expectations on what makes a good game. It's horrible, really, but that's the cost of a good video game, I suppose. Anyway, as it stands, Dark Souls II is 'nice, probably about what I expected'. In all honesty, it's predecessor prepared me for what lay in store for me with the game. First thing I did upon getting my broadsword (Knight for the win)? I went two-handed. Hell, I might not even use my shields that I get until later on at this rate.

That or, you know, I'll get my arse waffle-stomped and use the shield after all. Without my Claymore/Black Knight Sword and Black Iron Armor, I just... feel vulnerable. So very, very vulnerable. The lack of Humanity has yet to hit me, I think. I miss those little, flickering sprites of darkness.

Dark Souls II is nice, but my first impression is leaving me thinking that I won't have as much difficulty to put it down and write. The ultimate test of how much enjoyment I can get out of it will have to wait until I'm more familiar with it and can listen to MBMB&M podcasts while doing so. Goofy podcasts and ominous/soul-crushing video games make for a nice combination.

That aside, I'm currently busy working on Everfree House, as well as tinkering with some other ideas. I get distracted by other story ideas, so sometimes just typing stuff out helps put them to rest for a bit (I save them to files on Gdocs, of course, since sometimes they pan out into actual stories.

So, yep, plugging away at stories when I'm not working/listening to the Emerald Herald prattle on about souls. Work's been taking up a lot of my time as of late, but I'm hoping for it to slow down a bit soon. In the meantime, keep on keeping on, everyone.

"Magic-schmagic! I got a massive greatsword!"

Denim_Blue · 55 views · Edited 4d, 10h ago · Report

Me overcoming roadblocks in writing...

The solution? Add changelings. Always add changelings.

Current Projects

Current project: Working on the next chapter of April Showers and then Duties.

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#94 · 5w, 4d ago · · ·


I am, in between catching up on my massive 'Read Later' list, working, playing Dark Souls, and many other things. In the event that I for some crazy reason decided to stop working on Everfree House, I would most likely make a post about it.

So, unless that happens, you can be safe in assuming that I am working on it.

#93 · 5w, 5d ago · · ·

Are you still working on Everfree House?

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#91 · 6w, 3d ago · · ·


And you're a stupid sponge! YOU'LL NEVER EVOLVE, PERIOD!


Thank you much. I figured it was time for an avatar update.

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