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Monochromatic


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Hours before Rarity permanently moves to Saddle Arabia, she and Twilight talk.

About fear, about pride, and about what comes next.


Spiritual sequel to A Thousand Words of Noise.

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Majin Syeekoh
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This was neat.

Make sure you tell them about EL JUDÍO you met in Baltimore 18 months ago.

You are a success, Mono. You are a wonderful writer and so many of us here know you and love your stories.

And most of all, you have discovered the Magic of Friendship!

I dont think i understand, but i liked the storytelling you got out in just 1.1k words

Why are they THIS sad though, with magic and trains etc, they can visit on a semi-regular basis

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Saddle Arabia is on the other side of horse world, plus we haven’t seen air travel beyond a hot air balloon in the show. I think there’s an airship in the movie, but I don’t remember if it’s canon. Even if it is, “sailing” across the ocean without an engine can take days to weeks. Not exactly an easy journey for someone who would need as much time as possible devoted to work.

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Its hard to feel invested without knowing why, i guess thats part of the story and im just not imaginative enough...

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There’s a fancy zeppelin in season seven.

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Curse you for having a better memory! :raritydespair:

This reminds me of Bloodiest War. I really miss that story.

Comment posted by Dave Bryant deleted Dec 6th, 2018

Captured perfectly those feelings when you take the first step out into the wild blue yonder.

This was a well written bittersweet story. The set up of Rarity going to Saddle Arabia and leaving Twilight behind reminded me of that Parent Trap blog post.

People are getting too hung up on the idea that they could just visit each other. Someone living even hours away is a huge difference from living nearby. Heck, Twilight barely visits the Equestria Girls world and she has a portal in her house.

This actually reminds me of me and my older brother. Both of us are getting out there in the world, but my dad always has the door open to us if we need to fall back. He always told us that, as long as we kept on trying, He would be proud of us.

Almost made me cry man. Good job, I'm a very tough nut to crack.

Maybe bingeing this and A Thousand Words one after another was a bad idea. I'm about to head home to visit family, and tell them that everything is going fine, that I'm on the path to do the big thing I left home to do. Maybe that's a bad idea. I really need to think, now.

Still, incredible writing, and your Rarity and Twilight shine no matter what aspect of them you're portraying.

there was another story here about going home feeling like a failure.

but in my opinion, you're still alive, able and willing to exist. you'll get more chances to do what you want, and some times we dont get to do what we want, we just have to deal with what life has dealt us.

thank you for sharing this with us. hope you publish everything you got before your exodus.

We all measure success.

Great story and thank you for somewhat sharing your own experience with us

Good story. I give it six reunited stars.

This touches the heart. It touches everything the heart yearns for, at least everything this heart yearns for. And, perhaps, your heart too. I feel for Rarity, and I fear that I will try my hardest and amount to nothing despite all the faith placed in me – but Twilight is right, and through Twilight, you are also right, Mono. You speak the truth. It's just doing things a little differently.

And along the way, we shall find more joy than we know what to do with on a path we never could have expected – broken hearts leading to different roads leading to different people in whom we find our homes.

SORRY I WAXED ALL POETIC ON YOU I LOVE YOU MONO and I believe in you immensely. I'm a longtime fan, and when you make it big, I hope you'll tell all us little raritwi fans so we can attend all your movie screenings and buy all your books and travel just for the chance to shake your hand and tell you what your stories have meant to us; to tell you what your stories have healed inside of us.

oOPS WAXING POETIC AGAIN, SORRY, I'M KIND OF IN THAT MOOD. I LOVE YOU MONO

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