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Gpizano


Just a pegasister who likes art, fanfics, and perchance writing.

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Many fall into darkness, from fear, from anger, from the the darkest emotions that can be experienced in a being's soul. In this case, what can make a good girl turn away from the light and back into the dark?

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Second one on the second day WITH cover art I made. Damn, I can't stop all the pent up fanfiction man. :twilightblush:

But yeah, this is a concept for Sunset Shimmer I wanted to explore and as far as I know I haven't quite seen it broached in this way here. It can open up to bigger things maybe but for now I'mma just leave this here and I hope y'all enjoy my second fanfiction ever made and I hope it's up to snuff after my first one.

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This is pretty good, but it feels half done. Ya got a nice setup, just need the rest! Sunset Shimmer, EqG's spirit of vengance. Love the concept! :pinkiehappy:

7470411 Yeah, I've been contemplating continuing these things that seem like a one shot. I dunno how much I'll continue to write or when but it's on my mind.

You have piqued my interest. I'd like to see this fic bloom into an awesome story. :pinkiehappy:
Have a fave and a like!

7471406 Thank ya' kindly.

I've been toying with the idea of expanding but I'm sort of trying a longer story with my other one, Tell Me Baby to see if I can keep writing good beyond the awesome first page.

But future chapters for Turn Cruel are definitely in the works.

Very well written needs at least three sequels and perhaps even some more chapters such as showing if she is able to find her friends. yes this is defiantly one of the all time best Sunset Shimmer stories that I have read thus far.

7473770 Thank you. I have no idea if I'd have enough material for three sequels but a lovely thought. XD

7473774

You are most welcome. Can't wait to see the next chapter of your Anon-a-miss story

Hehehaha! Love it. Has that Ghost Rider feel and I freaking love it! :rainbowkiss:

7474718 Admittedly when I got to the part of the wings I was thinking like...

... Dude, Sunset's the new ghost rider. :rainbowlaugh:

But since I'm going this action-y sort of route and stuff, I definitely have plenty of possibilities before me of what Sunset Shimmer can do.

7475794 Hehe, an I'm looking forward to what you can come up with. :pinkiecrazy:

Comment posted by Gpizano deleted Aug 13th, 2016
Comment posted by Gpizano deleted Aug 13th, 2016

7476579 Double whoops.

Sorry, I thought this was the latest chapter of Tell Me Baby.

It's kinda 1am and I've been writing that chapter for hours. Little loopie.

But yeah, possibilities for Turn Cruel. :twilightblush:

Needs much more and I am very eagerly awaiting to see what Sunset does to the queen.

7480466 Oh wait, you thought Sunset was going to make it to the final boss already? :rainbowlaugh:

7480667 Well I am sure you have at least enough for another ten more chapters. :twilightsmile:

7481127 Possibly ten. I'm trying to decide just how big to go with this.

7481366

Absolutely wonderful chapter can't wait to see the next one. :twilightsmile:

I knew this wasn't a one shot. :rainbowdetermined2:

Oh my. This chapter is awesome. I always love the idea of someone using dark magic/powers (for the good), especially if they fell prey to it before.

Looking forward to the next chapter! :pinkiehappy:

7482311 Yeahhhh, the temptation to continue became too great. :ajsleepy:

7482409 Totally. I mean, with the way magic was handled the way it is in Equestria Girls and MLP in general, I feel it gives plenty of lee-way for me to approach it in this way. Plus if you played old school RPGs like I have, you ALWAYS want a dark mage in your party. :pinkiehappy:

7482967 Yeah! Most of the time dark mages end up a little stronger than their white mage counterpart. I wish that the show would explore that evil magic isn't always necessary evil and can be used for good reasons.

...Or they already did? If the magic Princess Celestia and Twilight used in S3 and S4 premiere respectively counts. Or is it alicorn magic? I don't think it was ever explained, unless there's some "All There in the Manual" thing I missed.

7484208 *shrugs* Eh, I don't remember any such talk of dark magic being good in the show.

So neeee-yope! :rainbowwild:

7484259 Well... yay! I guess.

Here's hoping that they would touch that subject in the future.

7485030 Well, I had thought they were gonna broach the subject during that whole 'evil plants attacking the village and tree of harmony appearing' bit but apparently not. XD

Very well written can't wait for the next one. :twilightsmile:

7491707 *fist pumps* You know it!

I think the theme song for the next chapter will be something like "Rules of Nature". Or at least something that rocks hard!

Definitely an alright story. drawn in broad, emotional strokes. Respect you for the cliffhanger.

7496594 Thank ya' kindly. :twilightsmile:

...hello there, what's this? :derpyderp2:

Holy shit...:rainbowderp:
So what I'm getting from this...is that Sunset is basically a vegence driven demon using dark powers to fight changelings and save her friends....BEST. USE. OF DEMON SHIMMER. EVER!

In the middle on the design, but still so awesome!

Cliffhangers this big usually do more than just annoy me, but the rest of the story was done well enough that I don't really mind. I liked this a lot. Moustaches all around! :moustache::moustache::moustache::moustache::moustache::moustache::moustache::moustache::moustache:

7531521 I know right? I can't believe I've never run into a story where Sunset Shimmer uses her dark powers for the sake of saving her friends.

And yeah, if I'm being honest, I wasn't sure how to end it in any other way than a cliff hanger.

7531528 The two tropes I hate more than anything else are 'Dark is Evil. 'Light is Good'. I understand that even when played morally gray, the Dark is...well, dark. It's hard and cold, but I find it comforting.
Just because ponies like Sombra are associated with dark magic, doesn't mean that all of Dark Magic is used for nefarious purposes or has to be seen as an all corrupting evil. It can be used for good. I tend to see it more as addictive, but controllable and to be fair, Sunset's introduction to it was...well, let's say 'skewed'.
And then there's light. Just cause it's called that doesn't make it good. In fact, Trixie may be the prime example. She used only light magic in her first appearance, and the Alicorn Amulet was never stated to use Dark Magic in the canon, so...
In my own headcanons, I like to see the Element magic, Omnimagic, Harmony magic, whatever its actually called, as a fusion of all three. Dark, Light, and Chaos. You can't have light without dark, order without chaos, day without night. Without another side, nothing has balance, the definition of Harmony. Dark Magic can be used righteously as much as Light Magic can be used nefariously, and I wish that was expressed more often, ESPECIALLY with Sunset.

7531539 You don't have to tell me, I played the games when you WANTED the black magic user on your team in Final Fantasy since he had the best damage spells. XD

But yeah, this started with the intention of just being a one shot and then I just kinda went along with extending it. If I was going to give a proper treatment of Sunset using her demon powers for good despite the stigma attached to it, it'd be longer than five pages and such.

7531596 I feel you.
This has certainly given me a few new ideas for the Sunset I tend to use in my various RPs. :yay:


Why do i have the urge to finally pick up FF7?...it's probably nothing. :twilightblush:

7531601 Glad I could inspire ya'. But yeah, it would be awesome to see a Sunset Shimmer more in this treatment. Getting over feeling guilty and afraid of dark magic and using it for good and such. Also where she's a bit like Ghost Rider. XD

Suuuuure, it's a totally innocent thought brought on by nothing. *cough*playfinalfantasy7*cough* :twilightsheepish:

Edit: BUT OH YEAH! You like to rp ponies too?!

7531611
Sunset Shimmer, Spirit of Friendship Vengence. I like it. :pinkiecrazy:

...that's strange, when did I open Steam? :rainbowlaugh:

7531614 Right?! Also in terms of opening Steam...

7531624 Okay, firstly, I've been wondering where the hell that song was from for a few months now ever since:
[youtube=https://youtu.be/a2YEXQJmlcw?t=2m28s]
(2:28)
Its been driving me nuts.

And yeah, my GF and I have been RPing since 2014 I think. Its funny what you can be convinced to do in a Skype call. It started as one simple little test RP and now we have a whole damned AU spanning 1000+ years, at least two dimensions, and at least 100 OCs. :applejackconfused:

7531632 JESUS CHRIST MAN! I can't even make MY rps last for a few months! :applejackconfused:

7531685 I dunno how it happened. We'll start one and set it down for a while and come back. We have like...what, 40 docs total? Lost track, only maybe 8 are done completely. We try to limit it to no longer than 100 pages. Think the first ones were around 120-150-ish.
/shrug/ It happens.

On 'Easily Amused' by the way. Jackie's making me split my sides with the BS she's pulling on Chryssie :rainbowlaugh:

7531689 I wish I had someone so dedicated to rping ponies with me. :fluttercry:

And LOL, I know right? I love when I make Jackie a spaz. XD

7531693 I think the only reason we keep each other on it as much as we can is that we can bug each other in person if one goes too long without replying.
I think the three we're focusing on right now are 'Stuck Between Night and Day', basically my main OC is stuck in Twilight's body and has to find a way back without drawing suspicion, hard for debatably sociopathic, insomniac unicorn, to pull off; Overblown Nightmare, an alternate take on IDW's Nightmare Rarity; and Homecoming, a collection of one-shots focused on returns, starting with Sunset and Celestia. Outside of that, we're playing with SoarinXSpitfire, my GF's newest OTP.
Interesting things come about from all of them, be them new OCs, headcanons, or the like. I'd try posting one to the site, but between all the interconnected world we have and the fact that a lot of BS you can get away with in RPs usually doesn't fly on this tends be riddled within...eh.
But it's a lot of fun!
...I kinda wanna offer if you wanna give it a shot, but I'm worried if it'll come off as weird...is it weird? I dunno. :applejackunsure:

7531708 Eh, I'd be more worried that I'd come off as weird if I ask if there could be an Applejack in the rp (don't you judge my love for my apple waifu!). :rainbowlaugh:

7531711 As long as you don't judge that my AU has her shipped with a changeling :ajsmug:
Ah, good ol' Sim! (Its actually Caramel)

7531714 I am... conflicted, but I shall respect the AU!

Also I never understood the shipping with Caramel. Was it cause he's like... one of the only few male in Ponyville? XD

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