A Public Service Announcement: · 11:56pm
Question for the HSW crowd... · 1:22am
re: etc. etc. etc. · 1:09am
The next thing I feel is that I’m lying against what looks and feels like cold, polished wood. That, in and of itself, is the first sign that wherever I am, it’s not Castle Everfree. The wood is all I can make out, and that’s because my face is smashed against it; around the edges of my eyes is a cold, unfriendly light. With a great strain, I push myself up to my hooves, my eyes stinging and still flaring from the sensoria. I feel violently ill, and it takes virtually all my willpower to prevent me from voiding the last thing I had in my stomach – say, when was the last time I ate?
It’s somewhat…discomforting…to realize the last meal I had was a millennium ago.
As my stomach settles down and my eyes refocus, I realize wherever I am…is not home. Gone are the deep, brilliant colors that make up the Everfree, or for that matter Equestria or even Equus in general. This place is….it’s faded, washed out, and even the brightest colors, like the deep red…it doesn’t feel alive. There’s no “pull” to it. A second later, I realize why: there’s no magic here. This place is barren, dead…
I recoil from the unnatural state of it all so much that I nearly forget that I needn’t worry: I am Nightmare Moon, or to use my birth name, Clare de Lune, or Princess Luna, to those who chose not to utter my regnal name. I am the Princess of the Night, the Regis of Nightmares, and an alicorn – a goddess! This place might have no magic, but I shan’t be here long – all I need to do is find my way out of this trap and make my way back to Equestria. I shall rule the land, and my sister will pay for what she has done to me!
But for the moment, I’ll need to store my magic away. And that meant…returning to my natural form. A shame, that; I’d grown to like the look the Nightmare Force had given me. I was finally the equal to Celestia, not her “darling little sister”, emphasis on little. And it’s not as though I was going to stay in my normal form permanently; I fully intended to return to my Nightmare form as soon as.
re: re: he. she. we. · 1:14am
re: he. she. we. · 11:37pm
And to think I've just had this sitting on my hard drive for a couple of years now, just taking up space. If I'd know it had this much of a positive response, I would have loosed it sooner. Thank you all! I'm already getting carpal from having to copypasta "Thanks for the fave! "
That being said, I guess I'll tweak it. Which means:
1. Revised first two chapters - that means editing.
2. Better cover art (anyone want to take a shot at this? My schedule's already packed.)
3. You'll see the full story.
That being said, keep in mind that I'm already tied heavily into two projects (the AAG Saga and 7DSJ) here on Fimfic and my webcomic, novel and oh, the con I work with, too. and real life. So things won't come out immediately. But they will be fast.
Oh, and AAG and 7DSJ watchers: HSW has the same things, so there might be little hints for the other two stories in here.