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Some dork on the internet that likes ponies and flower symbolism way too much.

My favorite depiction for Star Swirl the Bearded

I’ve seen fancier ones, and highly detailed ones with rich colors, pictures of him doing great deeds or portraits done in classical styles.

But in this one, Star Swirl is simply a pony. A pony that looks like he carries a great yoke and this is one of the few times he gets to rest. He looks very tired, and a little sad. I like that it’s a humble sketch, like something someone that knew him might have drawn.

I wonder how old he is in this. It can be assumed that he’s elderly, since he’s elderly in most pictures of him, but I like to think he’s middle aged or in early adulthood. It’s just that Star Swirl has always looked old, even when he was young.


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Hello, Dear Reader.

Observe: I wrote a thing!

It's about this tiny horse jerk and her tiny horse problems:

Yes, as I mused in my last journal entry, I indeed entered EQD's More Most Dangerous Game Contest.

Lemmie tell ya, this story gave me a run for my money. This is the biggest word count I've written in this amount of time. 1300 in one week (and since I write my rough drafts in a notebook, I pretty much rewrite it again when I type it, so arguably, 2600).  Usually this workload is spread out over a month and frankly, I'm amazed I managed it.  I'm a first timer for a contest of any sort, and it's all quite exciting/terrifying. How I'll be able to wait for the results, I have no idea.

My Little Dashie was an easy choice for a prompt. Of all of them, I think it has the most potential to go in all sorts of directions because there are so many different stories involved in raising a kid, especially an otherworldly kid.

Celestia's right at the end of that story. Rainbow Dash got lucky. She got really lucky. They both did.

Countless things could have gone wrong and honestly, I credit Dash coming out as well as she did to circumstance and convenience. I mean, Dash just happens to come across someone who's single with no nosy relatives or friends. He just happens to be fully willing to raise a small horse child and just happens to know what she is because he just so happens to be a Brony and thus, totally prepared for the type of pony she is/will be. Protagonist Dad has the kind of head start most parents dream of. And even then, cooped up all alone for like two decades with no interaction besides her human dad, Rainbow came out amazingly well adjusted.

In a nutshell, the premise of Diamond and a Tether is this:

Rainbow Dash and Protagonist Dad have luck and foresight on their side.

Diamond Tiara and Lucy Burdock do not.

(useless background facts and mild spoilers after the page break)

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#41 · 23w, 3d ago · · ·


I honestly thought I faved "Carnivore's Prayer" months ago. I find myself rereading it a lot.

And thank you very much! That means a lot coming from you

#40 · 23w, 3d ago · 1 · ·

Hey man, always nice to see you trolling around with my stuff. Gotta say I'm surprised it was Carnivore's Prayer, though.

Also, congratulations on finishing The Last Human. It's one of the best stories in the fandom, in my entirely biased opinion.

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#39 · 26w, 12h ago · · ·


You got it! :V

Whenever, y'know, I can get around to it. :/

#38 · 26w, 12h ago · · ·


8D Wow, I never win anything!

Since it's finished and I really could use a critique, I'd love a review of The Last Human

Author Interviewer
#37 · 26w, 1d ago · 1 · ·

Hey, thanks for the watch-back! :D Congrats on finishing The Last Human, btw.

Also, you're my 555th follower, so you WIN! :D I'll review any story you want, your own included, so long as it's complete and I haven't already reviewed it.

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