“All plant seeds kind of look similar. They share many traits. You put them in the soil, water them, and provide sunlight. They grow, but they don’t always grow up to be the same. It could be just as well that when the seeds have sprouted, grown up to be six feet high, is when you realize that they’re completely different and share not even a single trait.” - Lesson from Celestia | Part 5

As Rainbow Dash prepared to return home from the Wonderbolts on winter leave, she expects to attend the gala and spend the rest of the winter season relaxing with her friends. Instead she receives an urgent telegram summoning her to Ponyville where she is greeted by an angry mob and a shadow of her past.

When it starts to threaten her friendships, Rainbow Dash realizes just how dangerous the situation is, and is forced to confront the ghosts of her past and the life she left behind. Lest the one she built for herself crumbles in her hooves.

We all have days we feel we can’t survive. Sometimes our dreams are crushed. Sometimes our friendships fall apart. Sometimes the ones we love betray us. Sometimes sickness overtakes us and we may even lose the ponies we love.

One thing that is guaranteed is that we all have our day in disdain.


Quotes about the story:

"By the end of the first part, Cheerilee's blind in one eye, Dashie's had her nose broken among other wounds, and Twilight is paralyzed from the neck (or shoulders?) down. <.< And the plot just barrels ever onward" - Present Perfect

Chapters (12)
Comments ( 24 )
Comment posted by Posh deleted Nov 4th, 2019

I enjoyed reading this. You've captured the emotions and the characters really well and it felt like I was right there. Keep it up

I can’t wait to see what “Dashie” has done

YO, this story is fucking great, excited to see how the story develops!

This story is really good! Im excited to see where this will go

Its really great and i like where its going good work

Did you mean to call it Sweat Apple Acres?

I see you’ve finished the art, it looks good


Thanks fam, I'm working on chapter one's art too! :pinkiehappy:

Ohhh fancy, can’t wait to see it man

Im real curious as to what happened to 'Honey Drop'


Keep reading to find out! More chapters coming soon :raritywink:

Pinkie! Don't throw those away, I'll take them! I could use a bit of a tipsy sweet treat for lonely nights.

That got ruthless at the end, but this story is ramping up to be interesting.

I am enticed with this story!! This story has layers!

This is actually a nice story Rainbow dashie!

Hey thanks, I'm glad to hear you like it :twilightsmile:

What's your favorite part so far? :pinkiehappy:

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