Reaching your greatest potential has its cost.

It's one that Sweetie Belle thinks nopony should have to pay.

This was written for a Quills and Sofas Speedwriting Group's panic. We're on Discord here if you'd like to join us!

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"The candle that burns twice as bright burns half as long," as the saying goes, and you've devised a delightfully depressing equine metaphor for the notion. Nicely done!

She’d done it before, and she’d do it again. Minutes at a time, she’d rationed herself, first with Twilight’s lab…

On a more tongue-in-cheek note: here's hoping "The Solution to World-Ending Smoke Pollution" was not one of the things Twilight discovered in her final, self-incinerating hours. If so, I reckon some ponies could've used that right about now, Sweetie. :P

Feels like a metaphor for drugs.

Howdy, hi~!

This was super interesting in concept. I loved the idea of an environmentally destroying action that gave you the moment of peak intelligence and creativity only to die out quickly from overdose. It’s a really cool world and I only wish there was more here as it’s just so intriguing. Anygay, thanks for the read!

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