• Published 8th Jun 2014
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Shadowy Love - FinnPony

King Sombra, the tyrant of Crystal Empire is back, only to be imprisoned by princesses and put through reformation with Twilight Sparkle as his teacher. Can somepony with heart as black as night be reformed? Twilight believes so.

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Chapter 5

Shadowy Love
By FinnPony
Chapter 5

Sombra woke up from his slumber with a gasp. He looked around the room but could not see anything out of ordinary there. Everything was on their places and the window was closed. But he could feel them there. The temperature had dropped in the dark room, and Sombra’s breath could be seen. He calmed down a little, knowing what was happening, not taking too much stress about it. He felt cold waves on his skin and his horn started to resonate with something. There was nothing to be seen, but soon Sombra heard it.

“Have you been missing us?” a voice with no source asked.

Sombra smiled and said in low voice, “You can’t believe how much. I hate being helpless.”

“Shh… there are guards by the door,” another, slightly different voice said matter of factly. Sombra nodded.

Then yet another voice spoke, “Have you made any progress?”

“Not yet, but I know where we will find what we are looking for,” Sombra whispered. The voices mumbled something, probably to each other before one of them spoke again.

“And what is that we are looking for?”

“I don’t know yet, but I know that we will find it in the study room of Twilight Sparkle,” Sombra whispered, noticing how the voiced mumbled something again.

Then he felt a cold wave against his cheek and the voices spoke in unison, “Get in there then… Time is short…”

“I know that,” Sombra growled. “But we must not act too hastily… That mare is clever…”

“Get rid of her…” the voices spoke in unison again.

Sombra shook his head. He rolled over to his back and whispered, “Not yet. It might be too early. If we can’t find what ever we are looking for, we might be too weak to face the princesses again.”

There was silence in the room for a while. Then one of the voices spoke, “You might be right…”

“But don’t wait too long!” other voice said. “We need a master… we will vanish without you…”

“...And you will vanish without us,” they said in unison, making a deep frown appear onto his face. He knew it. It had been part of the deal… Sombra quickly shook the thought away and started to smile wryly.

He then said, “Don’t worry… It won’t take long before I find whatever it is we need and then Equestria will be mine.”

The voices mumbled their agreements, before Sombra felt their presence fading away. One of the curtains moved a little, and then there was deep silence again. Sombra’s smile faded away. The voices were right. He didn’t have too much time. He rolled back to his side, thinking how to win the trust of the new princess. It would be hard task, but he still believed in young Twilight’s naivety, and that she was easily manipulated. He chuckled at the thought. By the time he was finished with his mission, Twilight Sparkle would hope that she had let the guard do his job in the first place. Sombra sighed and closed his eyes, falling back into restless sleep.

Author's Note:


Just a quick little chapter that (hopefully) made you wonder what Sombra's powers actually are.