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Hail King Sombra


We are all just stories in the end. Official scribe to his Royal Highness King Sombra of the Crystal Empire. His tales are as varied as they are poignant, sad and bittersweet. Remember them well.

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Page Solaris has written about him all her life, picking up the enigma, the pieces where the show left off. As she nears her end, this has not gone unnoticed - and will not go unpunished.

Published for Fanfic Writer's Appreciation Day. Enjoy!

(original image from "Fall of the Crystal Empire" by Silly Filly Studios)

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The real truth behind the reasons the Equestrian Princesses banished King Sombra. Also a game of Count the Number of Stupid Ponies in the fic.

Completely random story thought up and written in a few hours. Take it for what it is.

I regret nothing.

Contains Luna x Sombra shipping, rude innuendos, cracks against a race that are entirely true and subtle Monty Python references. Anything else you find distasteful or offensive, that's your problem.

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Everypony has issues. The Princess of Love has her subject's, her husband's, her's and worst of all, a king-sized case of PTSD from giving in to the evil that helped King Sombra conquer an Empire. Banishing him yet a second time was bad, the detox wasn't pleasant either, but the worst is living with the knowledge you let your husband, your subjects and worst of all, yourself down. No, the worst is that the only pony that can help her now is King Sombra. Being trapped in a cave with him and her husband keeping him at hooves's-length isn't going to get this resolved anytime soon. A fanfanfiction tribute to Wiggles's Ask King Sombra (read it first if you want the backstory or go here for a quicker story summary). Happy Second Anniversary!

(updated every Friday at 12:00 noon Pacific Time)

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Spoilers for Season 7, Episode 10: "A Royal Problem," and a certain new character called "Daybreaker". Tagged for Celestia since her body is technically in the story, lol. The first few paragraphs are in the form of a diary entry by Princess Luna, then it gets into the action after that. Thanks eternal to Stasy Solitude for the poignant and beautifully done artwork she gave me permission to use as the cover! The deviations from the regular MLP 'verse will be obvious with a good King Sombra having ruled the Crystal Empire and its bat ponies (yes, crystal bat ponies!) and yes, this is Lunbra, rejoice, ye fans of the pairing of night and shadows ;)

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Mere months after retaking the Crystal Empire from King Sombra, Price Shining Armor discovers a secret about Cadence's past that is almost as bizarre as why King Sombra lost the Crystal Empire because of Discord, Shining Armor hates his new inlaws and the crystal ponies are laughing hysterically at their new Prince.

All is not funny, however as Princess Celestia seems to be in on the cover up. So soon after Queen Chrysalis's attempted takeover of Canterlot, Shining Armor struggles to come to terms with who his new wife is and needs to hurry before it tears their marriage and his trust in her apart.

Thank you so much to Pixel_Spark for her amazing cover art!

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Do you remember the three nights of darkness when Luna refused to raise the moon and bring out the stars? It was a thousand years ago, but her heart will never heal nor forget. And all her lost love can do is listen. And wait...

A prequel story to "The Birthday Wish"

inspired by the YouTube video "Fall of an Empire" by The L-Train and the hauntingly beautiful song "Leviathan" from the album "The Edge of a Fairytale" by Between Interval.

Image credit for Princess Luna...no idea who's this is. All I know is I did a google search and found it on some obscure website written in Farsai called, falloutequestria.blogfa.com .

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Princess Luna's daughter, Dawn, has one simple wish for her birthday that is anything but simple to grant. She wants to see her father. Problem is, he was banished for 1,000 years and despite her insisting he is not a bad pony and that there is still good in him, she may never get the chance to find out. How can a mother who is also a demi-Goddess and Princess of Equestria bear the weight of refusing her child's deepest, most fervent wish, especially when she was the one who had to destroy him in the first place?

Cover art by Oriana-jua. Thank you for letting me use the beautiful piece of artwork that inspired this story.

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During King Sombra's reign over the Crystal Empire, Mother's Day has been little more than a holiday to dismiss as no longer important in his life. Now, facing a destiny-altering decision that may cost him his iron-hoofed grip on the Empire, he has to face the fact his pony half needs and still wants the advice of a creature who not only leads the most feared race in Equestrian history, but also happens to be his mother.

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How do you tell King Sombra, the most feared King in all of Equestria, that he has NOT been ruling the Crystal Empire his entire reign, but instead a race of pan-galactic, hyper-intelligent beings running a 10 million year program on the planet have? Worse, how do you follow that up with the news that this is all in pursuit of discovering the question to the answer of Life, the Universe and Everything?

Very, VERY carefully.

An insane cross-over with The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

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An innocent question about a reference from a newspaper Sombra's consort Nyx pulls back from the future turns into a quest for the King of Shadows to teach the Sith how to properly run a universe of slaves. He has the experience, after all. Unfortunately he just doesn't understand that movies aren't real and what Nyx hopes will be a romantic date out turns into a nightmare in Appleoosa!

Inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Cover Art by eskerra

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