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Closer-To-The-Sun


You gotta kick at the darkness until it bleeds daylight.

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This story is a sequel to Life In Quarantine


“Ain't got a thing to do,/I'm all alone and I just hit up all my friends.” -Chapel, ‘Friends’

With the lockdown in place, a group of friends are getting used to a lot of things during the quarantine: learning from home, passing the time, and keeping in touch. Thankfully, they each have their cell phones.

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This story is a sequel to Constant Headache


“Because the last time I let myself feel this way,/It was a long, long time ago./And now we get so scared, and we get so scared,/To be nowhere left alone.” -Metric, ‘Now Or Never Now’

With all of their seemingly endless back-and-forth, Smolder and Gallus are both convinced by their friends to write letters to the other. Of course, both the dragon and the griffon struggle to find the right words to write.

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“Your friends, they are jewels,/Twice as beautiful and few.” -Iron & Wine, ‘Friends They Are Jewels’

After being enrolled at the School of Friendship, Ocellus took it upon herself to record her numerous findings about friendship and other aspects of life at the school.

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“But I'm a constant headache, a tooth out of line,/They try to make you regret it, you tell them, no not this time,/It's just a constant headache, a dead pet device,/You hang me up, unfinished, with the better part of me no longer mine.” -Joyce Manor, ‘Constant Headache’

Sequel: “Now Or Never Now

Spring break has started for the School of Friendship, but Gallus and Smolder are still on campus as they wait to be picked up. And what’s a better way for the two of them to past the time than exchange insults to one another?


Cover art commissioned from Amy New.

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“Do you wanna go big or not?,/Give it one more great big shot,/Do you wanna just give in,/Or give it everything we've got?” -The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, ‘Go Big’

Silverstream has just discovered a stair company has stock and she has put all her money into buying shares. And now the hippogriff is trying to convince her friends to also invest in the stock.


Cover image made by Pitangawang

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“Doesn't matter what they say,/In the jealous games people play,/Hey, hey, hey,/Our lips are sealed.” -The Go-Go’s, ‘Our Lips Are Sealed’

Yona and Sandbar have been together for quite a while now. However, their friends have a serious question to ask them: have they....you know, done it?


Cover art commissioned from Amy New.

UPDATE 2/24/2021: Added cover art.

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“If God came down on Christmas Day,/I know exactly what he'd say,/He'd say ‘oi to the punks and oi to the skins,/But oi to the world and everybody wins!’” -The Vandals, ‘Oi To The World’

After staying for extra lessons during the winter break, Gallus along with the rest of his friends head out to a bar in Ponyville to enjoy Hearth’s Warming Eve together. But their celebration is cut short by a scuffle with some visitors.

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“Lie down on the couch.” -The Avalanches, ‘Frontier Psychiatrist’

Trixie goes to her first session of therapy and begins to open up.

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“I'm throwing caution,/What's it gonna be?/Tonight the winds of change are coming over me.” -The Killers, ‘Caution’

At the Ponyville Farmer’s Market, the Cutie Mark Crusaders find a strange chicken talon that can grant them whatever their heart desire. Despite the warnings from the merchant about the price they each may pay, the fillies are excited for their wishes. What could possibly go wrong?


Cover art commissioned from AmberLight101.

Additional Contribution from DeadParrot222.

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“Don't sing me lullabies,/I won't close my eyes,/I can't close my eyes,/It's true,/I'm doomed,/'Til dawn,/Shines through.” -Alice Cooper, ‘Can’t Sleep, Clowns Will Eat Me’

Scootaloo has been having some trouble sleeping lately. Despite what every pony else tells her, she knows that there are things that are lurking within the shadows in her room.


Cover art commissioned from TwistedSketch.

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