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MasterThief


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An inspired linguist. An ancient stone tablet. And the story of how a new species, made in love and forged in fire, came to be.

1st Place in the Everfree Northwest Iron Author Competition 2022. Many thanks to the judges -- Aquaman, Grand Moff Pony, and Xepher -- for their kind comments, and to my fellow winners: FanOfMostEverything, Mica, Scampy, Steady Gaze, and Admiral Biscuit.

Editing by LevelDasher (who is now on a much-deserved editing sabbatical).

Cover Art by CadetRedShirt [DeviantArt] [Twitter]
(I commissioned this one. Give Cadet monies and she will make art and/or sing for you!)

Story notes in this week's MT File.

Featured on EQD, 10/23/22.

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Comments ( 17 )

An excellent fable. I would have assumed this took weeks to iron out, not hours.

I heard this read at EFNW. Congratulations again on your win.

:twilightsheepish: She finally said yes
:duck: A back of shining scales, fabulous mane and a coat to die for who wouldn't?
:moustache: Actually you were a better kisser then Gabby, No offence but beaks are hard on a guy... I Didn't want to lose anything...
:facehoof: He's going to die... Slowly
:raritycry: REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
:twilightoops: Well that escalated quickly

I am glad to see you posted this up. :twilightsmile:

What a fabulous tale! It’s amazing that you created such a fantastic story in just two hours! Congratulations, again on winning Iron Author.:twilightsmile:

Very happy to see you posted this! This was beautifully done, and well deserving of its 1st place finish. Great job!

Wonderful story!

Editing by LevelDasher (who is now on a much-deserved editing sabbatical).

Ain't that the truth. :rainbowlaugh:

Glad I could be of help pre-site posting with this awesome story; congrats again on the win and congrats on the feature! :twilightsmile:

A perfectly plausible tale. Great story!!!:twilightsmile: Someone should add Kirin icons here....

This is nice story and an interesting origin for the kirin.

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The great thing about speedwriting is that if you have an idea in your head it'll fly right out like a bat pony out of hell. Which, come to think of it, is the terrible thing about speedwriting too! :twilightoops:

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The secret ingredient is crack shipping. :moustache: :raritywink:

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You are a gentleman and a scholar. See you at the next Everfree!

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Seconded! cdn.discordapp.com/emojis/590969388094586896.webp?size=240&quality=lossless

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The emojis are firmly stuck in season 1, which is the only imaginable reason why there's no Luna.

¡Wow! This is such a beautiful story. It is nice to know that Rarity and Spike raised such a cunning linguist.

That was a good story.

Hello! Have a review. Not surprised this won a contest. A lot of world-building going on here for a 3k-word story, but it doesn't feel compressed or rushed. Might even warrant an [Adventure] tag, for the legend at least. Happy to like and fave this one. :twilightsmile:

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