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TundraStanza


The Poetic Frost makes mistakes so that you don't have to. "Dance, Sode no Shirayuki!"

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Ocellus was born a changeling. This fact cannot be so easily altered, regardless of how separate this universe is from the familiar. But Chrysalis was not the one who raised her. That experience belongs to Twilight Velvet and Night Light.

Nature or nurture? Which one ultimately shapes a creature into who they are?

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This is too late to enter into any official roleswap contest. I just wanted to write this for fun.

Not sure what to tag here. Yes, there is some action, but it mostly takes place in locations that are familiar to the cast. So... Slice of Life?

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The following short stories take place between the beginning of creation and the end of eternity. These tales and notes may describe situations unsuitable for children. Reader discretion is advised.
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Love it or hate it, there is at least one universe where the idea of trapping your conscious mind inside of a virtual reality, governed by an artificial intelligence that doesn't take no for an answer, is successful en masse.

But we're not here to talk about that one. Let's look at a bunch of places and/or situations where such a development isn't feasible.
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Inspired by a similar idea that tackled worlds where bureaucratic conversion into real, physically magical ponies would be quickly stopped or hindered.

I'm not convinced this will ever be "finished". It's a collection of what-ifs and hypotheticals. The number of ideas will just keep growing. My condolences to those of you waiting for the "Complete" tag before even starting to read.

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Music has become a staple of Equestrian life. Several pony citizens can't go two weeks without at least one song. A certain mare trapped in a filly's body plans to take advantage of this. She utilizes her stolen powers to summon villains of old in the name of the rap demons.

To combat these enemies, Equestria will need to fight fire with fire. Unfortunately for the rap demons, the Tree of Harmony summons something much more powerful: Some young stallion wearing a baseball cap and a similarly aged mare in a red dress. They brought their own microphones.
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Friday Night Funkin' is property of Newgrounds user NinjaMuffin99, Phantom Arcade, and Evilsk8r.

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Dimensional Aspiration University or D.A.U.

Unlike other schools, this one doesn't accept applications. It searches the multi-verse for candidates that it deems the best in respective fields of study, hobby, talent, and/or description. The board promises to ensure a bright future for any student that graduates. So, when an invitation appears, it's too good an opportunity to pass up.

After all the students arrive, however, things quickly take a turn for the worst. A mono-chromatic creature has taken charge of the facilities. The only way to graduate and get out alive...

... is to kill another student without getting caught.
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Yep, it's a take on Danganronpa, that franchise created by Kazutaka Kodaka. Deaths and violence are practically required. Other properties will get involved too. Avoid if you're squeamish.

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Pharynx used to be a top soldier in Chrysalis's hive. He had the drive to lead the army in her name. Then, his success came to a grinding halt when Cadance and Shining Armor's barrier launched the swarm away. But it did more than just eject him and his brethren out of the city. The shock restored some memories of a former life, one where he was a human with a slightly different set of chromosomes.

Armed with this knowledge, how will that change his approach toward events yet to pass?
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Cover image by Frownfactory.

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Mother was a pony that mastered ice. Father was a changeling, and a reluctant warden against the dead arts. She had found him in the time of his darkest hour. After he had given up all hope, he had found love. Then came the marriage. Then, little Nightingale came along in a baby carriage. It should have been "Happily ever after".

It only lasted for about twelve years.
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Discord pulled the ultimate curse from a place even he normally feared to tread. Even as she tried to hold on, Nightingale lost her grip on her parents. The curse dampened her mind and ruptured her form. It could have been another "hero's tragedy".

It lasted for exactly twenty-five years.

This is also the story about a woman named Natalia Tasha Gabriel.
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This story is a non-profit, fan-written work. All properties and references belong to their respective owners. Any names that relate to or match existing people are purely coincidental and unintentional. Rated "Teen". Cover acquired from Clipart.

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"I've seen enough isekai to know where this is going."

Okay, sure. It's another 'human gets thrown into Equestria as an existing character' story. Still, that doesn't mean 'Chrysalis' has any idea what to do. She doesn't remember everything from her past life, but she is pretty sure she was once a human from Earth.

She wakes up to see Starlight Glimmer, the one who lead the small team to destroy her throne, holding out a hoof. The unicorn is offering a chance for Chrysalis to lead the changelings properly. Logically, she should take that offer. The future of not accepting friendship yields an end written in stone.

But there's always a choice.
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The idea of what would happen if Chrysalis hadn't been so gung-ho on revenge at the end of the Season 6 finale wouldn't leave me alone. In real life, I don't deal in what-ifs. In fiction, I'm a bit more open to the prospect.
Quick warning: There is an attempt at suicide and bodily harm in the first chapter. Just thought I'd point that out so you'd be prepared.

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This story is a sequel to My Cats Became the Rulers of a Nation


It has been a couple months since the world changed completely. Cats became colorful ponies and apparently royalty. Other animals turned into other animals. Mankind became mythological creatures. And Mother Nature decided to pull a Poison Ivy on much of the landscape outside of populated cities and towns. But that's a story for another day.

This is a story about my dog. She was turned into a creature that could practically move giant obstacles with her mind and reshape the world around her. But she still needed me to open the backyard door for her.

*Sigh* I wonder if there's still an equivalent to a beer in this world.
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Rated "Teen" for passing talk points about alcohol and gross items.

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As if things in Griffonstone weren't bad enough, the war between Celestia's subjects and Sombra's slaves has spread this far. Greed guides the reluctantly lent talons. The few gryphons that do fight can see that a brainwashing king has no intention of paying his mercenaries.

But that might not be enough to stop the fighting and get the ponies to take their problems off gryphon lands. On a whim, one gryphon chases down the last known location of the Idol of Boreas. If the legend is true, it might be the only thing that can save Griffonstone.

No creature wrote down exactly how it was supposed to do that.
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Takes place in one interpretation of the "Sombra war" timeline. This story will most likely contain some degree of violence and mentions of death.
(Where is the Code Geass tag? Well, anyway... Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion belongs to Bandai, Sunrise Studio, and Goro Taniguchi.)

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This story is a sequel to My Cats Turned Into Princess Ponies


Four cats. I distinctly remember being the proud owner of four cats. I wanted an explanation about what was in the cardboard boxes that turned them into brightly colored horse creatures. Unfortunately, all I got was a longer string of confusion.

In their blissful ignorance, Puddie, Luau, Katydid, and Tifa released more magic that altered the very world around us. As a precaution to them potentially throwing a tantrum, I left for about twenty minutes to try and find them some bags of food.

Can I get my crazy cat lady life back, please?
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Credit for cover goes to Jeatz-Axl.
Story contains some instant transformations.
(I'm surprised people wanted a sequel.)

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