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I'm a writer, artist, and animation buff. I'm hoping to make my mark in the world by doing what I love most. My favorite characters are Discord, Luna, and Twilight Sparkle.



This story is a sequel to The Bonds of Family

The 8th installment of the "Royal Canterlot Family" series. Based on “Jack and the Beanstalk” and “The Pied Piper”. Plans for a wedding get interrupted when children across Equestria are being kidnapped and a war threatens to erupt. Does it have something to do with a giant cloud in the sky?

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Blaze is an utter jerk... who came up with the idea that young boys express the affections they might have to a girl through being mean if not violent... yeah yeah he grows up... doesn't change the point

His parents named him after the flower they saw when they first met. So cute! :rainbowkiss:

Meanwhile, Discord was going around the Crystal Empire, singing, “There’s a party in the Empire…There’s excitement in the air…Ponies pouring in from near and far… Flurry and her stallion are gonna have a weddin’…There’s a party in the Empire…Everybody will be there…So if you’re a maid or a sire…do somethin’ with your hair…

... I know this should mentally hear John de Lancie's voice because...Well, he voices Discord, but I can only hear the late Robin Williams' Genie...... I am :pinkiehappy:, :rainbowkiss:,:ajsmug:, :pinkiesmile:, :twilightsmile:, :raritystarry:, :yay:, and :eeyup: that you brought this memory up to the forefront, but I am also :applecry:,:fluttercry:,:pinkiesad2:,:raritycry:,and :raritydespair: recalling that Robin Williams is gone. But 8 smiles vs 5 tears, net 3 smiles, So all is good.

But wait who are the antlered soldiers clad in black armor?

As for the purple creature with orange hair? It's Steve Magnus, I am calling it now, it's Steve

Hey, KidatHeart5, are you going do something like, 'Welcome to The Forty Thieves'? and 'Are You In Or Out?'.... yeah I know you are basing this off of a combination of Jack and The Beanstock and The Pied Piper of Hamelin... but the stage has been set by " There’s a Party Here in Agrabah" as the base of the first song.


I know this should mentally hear John de Lancie's voice because...Well, he voices Discord, but I can only hear the late Robin Williams' Genie

I know. Me, too.

Comment posted by Foxhelm deleted Jun 22nd, 2017


Closest I'll get to a yes... I'll take it

Well, that escalated and defused quickly, but why did frighten children give them pause... "I did manage to add one thing, we never hurt the innocent.".... too soon to know too soon to know. But I wager Sombra is fuming mad, would not surprise me that in the next chapter we see him shift ever so slightly into his cursed form...

Are they looking for the beans?

I doubt the route you will take will be what I am about to say, but just consider it food for thought. Sombra has seen one of his daughters kidnapped in front of him, the rest cursed not unlike him and then kidnapped, nearly lost an adopted daughter, witnessed his sister-in-law become her worst self, his niece was cursed... and so many other events, now his great-grandchildren were abducted in the middle of the night after his grandniece's wedding was crashed, yeah he's gotta be peeved to the point he starts shifting to his more monstrous state...

Wait, so Gale and that one colt got left behind? Oh my, they're going to be so terrified when they wake up in the morning.

I just realized something. Is the deal with Mischief going to be like the episodes of Full House where Jesse gets married?

Tensions are reaching a boiling point. I hope the map iffers some clues.

Take your time with the oneshot. It's better to have something late that can be good in time then something rush that if bad will remain bad forever.

Woo! That was a headrush. Also, is there going to be a story on how Zealot got his mark?

Daw... love the Mischief Flurry moment, glad to know everypo...


Everyone is involved. I hope everything works out.

We're you planning on having Discord appear on the map the whole time or did you watch today's episode?

I planned it before I saw the episode.

How did you know that the map could call non-ponies?

Here are some quotes from my review of "Triple Threat" that could answer your question:

To be honest, I never expected for the Map to reach out to creatures with no cutie marks. I only had the Map call Discord because his presence in Las Pegasus will be important. I reveal nothing else.

:pinkiegasp: The Road to El Dorado song 'The Trials We Blaze' ....:pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy::pinkiehappy:

Nice Puss and Boots reference, and Alice in Wonderland.

Looking forward to more

My OC, https://equestriansketcher.deviantart.com/art/Comission-batpony-luna-guard-704905614, his name is Foxhelm, a part of Luna's guard/night shift He can one of the guards trying to put the civilians at ease

The log broke when AB sang that last word.

Well, that's inconvenient. :derpyderp2: Yet, also strangely entertaining. :pinkiesmile: I can hardly wait to find out what happens next.

*Read to this*

he looked like a huge bumble bee or a tiger or even a bumble tiger.

I can't stop laughing. I need to revisit in an hour to finish the chapter, so I collect myself, I am literally laughing so hard I am crying.
I can't see how I didn't see that possibility before. My hat is off to you.:rainbowlaugh:
*goes away to finish laughing*

*returns after having calmed down from laughing and finishes reading*
Wait... Gabby is here and Pony Pan is real... Should have seen those coming.
So what is threatening Paradox? Hmm.

I am very much pleased with how my OC has been handled thus far. And odds are I will enjoy the rest of his involvement in this story, to whatever extent that is. Infact, CartoonNerd and you are hereby permitted to use him as either of you want to in any of your works.

So, when are they going to figure out that Pony Pan and Windy are Sky Stinger and Vapor Trail? I don't know what the director and the acrobat's names are, but if you want suggestions, here you go:

Director: Barnum, Bailey, Ringling, Grayson, Vitaly
Acrobat: Soleil, Fly Bar, Catch Trap, Robin, Somersault

Barnum, Bailey, Ringling, and Soleil are from names of different circuses. Fly Bar and Catch Trap are trapeze terms. Robin and Grayson are references to a very famous fictional circus family from DC comics. Somersault is pretty self-explanatory. Vitaly is the name of the Russian circus tiger from Madagascar 3.

if you want my input on how I think my OC would interact with others, feel free to PM me.

Aw, thanks! If we ever need to use him again we will, I'm glad you gave permission ahead of time. :twilightsmile:

Feel free to as my thoughts about how to characterize him. Granted the narrative trumps my thoughts on the matter.

Thanks for the suggestions! I know I'll use two of those names. Can't say which ones for now. You'll just have to keep reading. :raritywink:

He flew up to the creature, who took a few cautious steps away from him. He spoke to it, “Hi there. I’m Oddball. I wanna be friends with you.”

Well, that was easy. :applejackunsure:

I can't wait to see what's going on in Maris. Also, the Parradock adventure is getting real good.


Well, that was easy. :applejackunsure:


Rainbow groaned in aggravation, “It never gets old.

:pinkiesmile: Silly Dashie, but if you don't you know me by now, then you will never never know me.

Rarity shook her head, “You and your strange countryisms.”

I am with her on this, Because in the show it makes sense that Applejack speaks that way, she's a farm girl, but given that in this she and Rarity are sisters... I am going to chock it up to Applejack spending so much time with the servants and they were from the countryside.

:pinkiesmile: Silly Dashie, but if you don't you know me by now, then you will never never know me.

I understood that reference. :twilightsmile:

Does the "Royal Canterlot Family" series involve Prince Blueblood in any way?

Have you read The Midnight Dance?

Oh, Foxhelm is going to love that last part. :rainbowlaugh:

When Silver kissed her hoof, Mischief felt a slight twinge of jealousy and distrust towards the prince.

:twilightoops: This doesn't bode well.

“He’s both, actually. He’s a parrot who’s a pirate.

Celaeno is Hoof? :rainbowhuh: So is Captain Hoof, like Pony Pan, like the Dread Pirate Roberts?:rainbowhuh:

Gale smiled and greeted him, “Hi, Mr. Bumble Tiger!”

:rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh::rainbowlaugh: Still funny.

Oh, I enjoy it very much :eeyup: :pinkiehappy: :pinkiesmile: :rainbowkiss:

Blaze smirked, “Would you look at that? Dinner and a show.”

By the way, why is Silver Tongue giving me a bad feeling? My "don't trust this pony" senses are tingling. :trixieshiftleft:

Well his name is Silver Tongue.

But Blaze is still a jerk.

And my character makes his exit... For now I think?

As the prim and proper pony began to make his way down the rock formation, Blaze muttered under his breath, “Eesh! In a hurry, aren’t we?”

My "don't trust this pony" senses are definitely going off again. Silver Tongue is for sure highly suspect.

Well one of the adults did pluck one of the star fruit without asking and another promised that each of the other kids would also get a star fruit without asking. If it were me, I would want to get the affair done with as soon as possible and hopefully in the excitement no one would remember the promise and they would all leave. A guest can abuse a host's hospitality

He doesn't even actually own the star fruit trees. The trees belong to Paradock, and the island seems to share everything it has with its protectees, assuming that it's sentient, so technically, the fruit is public property, and Silver Tongue has no right to be hoarding them. I mean, no one gets mad at people getting produce from a community garden, provided that they leave plenty for everyone else.

Fair point, but he is the one taking care of the trees and still no one even considered to ask him

Not sure how the bubbing relationship will work out, but there is a half-draconequus-half-pony, half-draconequus-half-alicorn, a half-dragon, a quarter-pony-three-quarters-dragon, and a half-changeling-quarter-draconequus-quarter-pony hybrid... but dragons are known to have half-dragon offspring and draconequi ... well, they just don't make sense.:applejackconfused: I might be reading a little too much into this.

And Glademane... if this was one of my stories there would very colorful language, language I can't use here, to describe you, you ###################:flutterrage::twilightangry2:, you made Gale cry. You monster! I am looking forward to when Discord steals the necklace and I will take joy in your misery there after. I hope my OC is able to deliver one google-th of the justice I demand for your crime. May you ... *gets knocked out by my OC*, *OC looks to the readers * 'Sorry folks, my RL persona went off the deep end.'

“Because just plain talking with Dandy is way worse than a trap.”

Of course. Classic Rainbow Dash. :ajsmug: Be careful what you wish for, honey. :ajsmug:


SHE LIVVVVEEEEESSSSS! :rainbowlaugh: All kidding aside though, I'm so happy with how this chapter turned out. I can't guess for the life of me who or what the Monarchs are based off of unfortunately. Also, why does that female draconequus you spoke of feel like an impending self-insert? :applejackunsure:

Yay! The story's finally returned, and with a pretty good chapter to boot!

I continue to be incredibly amazed by Paraddock, and now, not only do we have some new parts of the area, but we've even met a new race, and learned of said race's backstory. Once again, this is doing some incredible world-building with this place. Although, I can't for the life of me guess what the inspiration for the Monarchs is. But now, our heroes' goal is clear: to find this mysterious draconequus and find out what's happening with the Fairies' Crystal Heart.

Overall, this was an enjoyable chapter, and I patiently wait for the next one!

I think I know the cause, Captain Hoof and the rivalry between him and Pony Pan... Am I close?:applejackunsure:

Hmm, anything is possible at this point, but if I had to take a guess, I think it's Silver Tongue. The hardest thief to catch is the one that lives in your own house. I borrowed that from one of my mom's Chinese soap operas.

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