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AShadowOfCygnus


'I am made from the dust of the stars, and the oceans flow in my veins: here I hide in the heart of the city, like a stranger coming out of the rain.'

Performed 120 stories
  • Performed 120 stories For which I've done readings, to be found at my YouTube channel.
    Created by AShadowOfCygnus
    - January, 2015
Found 116 stories in 73ms

Total Words: 599,041
Estimated Reading: 1 day

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Cadence runs into Celestia while she is waiting for Shining Armor, and what starts out as an everyday conversation quickly becomes something else when Cadence reflects upon the heritage that both made her an alicorn and shaped the course of her life.

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Each of the Elements of Harmony is leading an army in an effort to assert themselves as the master of the land! Who will prevail? Who will fall? What is really going on here?

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It's a long road from Baltimore back to Michigan, but it gets a lot shorter when I pick up a pony hitchhiker.

I don't know her or where she came from. She was just there in the parking lot of the Mahoning Valley Service Plaza and I was too surprised to say no when she asked for a ride.

Besides, sometimes it's lonely to drive alone.


Now with a reading by ShadowOfCygnus!

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She didn’t like cats.

She didn’t have a cat.

Nevertheless, there was a cat. One morning it was there, right on the edge of her front stoop.


Now in Chinese! Translation courtesy of hehelover
Now with a reading by AShadowOfCygnus!

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Mortals have always gazed upon the stars in wonder. But sometimes, the stars gaze back.


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Dramatic reading by ShadowOfCygnus.
And by ThelifeonCloud9!
Special thanks to GaryOak and the Writeoff crew for editing.

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This story is a sequel to Sohndar


When Star Swirl the Bearded's wicked apprentices Cirrus and Archeon had ended their campaign of looting, murder, and destruction across the worlds Linked to Aitran Island, there were more intact books than were uncovered by Twilight Sparkle and Rainbow Dash. One of those books is I'strukun, the link to the first in a network of worlds intended to instruct Star Swirl's apprentices and daughter in the principles behind Writing links to other worlds. When Nyx insists she be allowed to take the lessons and Star Swirl admits his fear that Cirrus and Archeon may have caused great destruction to the worlds, Twilight and Spike accompany Nyx and take a look around.
Sequel to Aitran and Sohndar

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This story is a sequel to The Trouble with Unicorns


Rarity's tour of the fashion houses of New York City is interrupted by a man who doesn't have enough money to buy his wife a pair of diamond earrings for Valentine's Day, so she gives him her own earrings.

Then she finds out how Earth's diamond market works.


Now with a reading by AShadowOfCygnus!

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The Millennial Summer Sun Celebration is only a few years away, but Rarity’s fashion career seems to be ending before she can begin it. Now, she has one last chance to find a place for her talent.

But as she works to create the boutique of her dreams, a forgotten piece of Ponyville’s past is waking up. Secret memories lie forgotten in dusty basements, unrighted wrongs scratch at locked doors, and Rarity finds herself caught up in a history that may be doomed to repeat itself.

For although she is the first to set hoof in the Old Town Hall in thirty years, she can’t help but feel that something inside was waiting for her.


A slow-burning, atmospheric horror.

Now with an audiobook by AShadowOfCygnus! Find Chapter 1 here!

Special thanks to Neighrator Pony, GutiuSerenade, and ObabScribbler for pre-reading and feedback!

Cover art by Amiki.

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The Buffalo Telegraph told Clyde that a stranger was coming to call. It did not tell him that she was carrying something dangerous, or that evil people were close behind her.

And it certainly did not tell him how much she would someday mean to him.

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Audiobook by ShadowOfCygnus.

Special thanks to Themaskedferret and Reia Hope, for editing on short notice.
Written for Jake the Army Guy's Horse Word Extravaganza.

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Apple is a funny word, one that Winona doesn't quite understand.

Her family uses it to refer to food, to trees, to themselves and to each other. It's all very inconsistent.

But whether she understands it or not, she'll always be there for the pony she knows as Little Apple.

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