Now I'm in the same boat as you guys. I don't read many fics, but when I do, I prefer magic tournaments!
Have some updates while I wait for more Moonstone Cup :x
Story: Eternal (Update Chapter 8!)
Author: Device Heretic
Description: Many years after sending her beloved protege to Ponyville, unease sits heavily on the heart of Equestria's Sun Princess, as her relationship with Twilight Sparkle seems to have cooled despite all they've accomplished together. On the advice of her sister, Celestia sets out to investigate and resolve the lost connection with her most faithful student. A look at Twilight, Luna, and Celestia as Twilight gets older.Eternal
Labels: Author: Device Heretic, Celestia, Incomplete, Luna, Sad, Star-6, Story, Twilight Sparkle
Story: Birthright (Update Part 5!)
[Adventure] [Sad] [Sci-Fi]
Description: Since the earliest days, ponies have foolishly believed that the natural order of their world would never change. That there would always be magic for them to use. That the princesses would rule Equestria for all eternity. That nothing could change their happy and ordered lives.Birthright
They were wrong. An event, known as The Shift, caused the world's magic to weaken, and the days of Equestria's glory came to an end.
Now, many years after the cataclysm, the world is still broken. But there is hope. Some vestiges of magic still linger in the world...
Labels: Adventure, Author: Netaro, Everypony, Incomplete, OC Ponies, Sad, Sci-Fi, Star-5, Story
Story: My Little Chrono: Triggers Are Magic (Update Chapters 12!)
Author: Pav Feira
Description: Rainbow Dash attends her hometown's Millennial Summer Sun Celebration, where she meets a peculiar pink pony. When a strange portal appears during the testing of Twilight Sparkle's latest invention, and pulls their new companion inside, the two friends give chase and embark on the most important adventure in all of history.My Little Chrono Triggers Are Magic
Labels: Adventure, Author: Pav Feira, Crossover, Everypony, Incomplete, OC Ponies, Other, Star-5, Story
Story: The Moonstone Cup (Update Part 12+Side Story!)
[Adventure] I love badass Twilight so much...
Description: Twilight is invited to Canterlot to compete with some of the greatest magicians in the world for the Moonstone Cup, a prestigious award for the most powerful and skillful magicians, unicorn and otherwise. Can she win? What sort of competition will she face?The Moonstone Cup
Labels: Adventure, Author: Cyanide, Incomplete, Luna, Star-6, Story, The Great and Powerful TRIXIE, Twilight Sparkle
Story: Tinker, Tanner, Hunter, Spy (Update Part 17+18)
Description: Archer is not having a good day. He's recently been knocked unconscious and imprisoned by a Fae race, notorious for their animosity towards his kind and each other. Instead of cannibalistic Merfolk or mischievous Fairies, he finds... talking ponies. Who want him to be their "friend."Tinker, Tanner, Hunter, Spy
He is sentenced to remain in a small town they call Eqshana, until he can learn to "live in harmony" with its inhabitants. Unfortunately, a message from his king, Jove V, has turned his prison sentence into a mission of espionage. Now he must escape these no-doubt insidious creatures, and even more importantly, stay sane doing it. Along the way, he will answer one of the most important questions he has ever faced: Is there really nothing to eat around here besides hay?
Labels: Author: Shamus_Aran, comedy, Everypony, Incomplete, Normal, OC Ponies, Pinkie Pie, Star-5, Story
Story: The Flight of the Alicorn (New Part 9!)
[Adventure] This sounds really epic.
Author: Ponydora Prancypants
Description: Rarity's exploits in "Sweet and Elite" set in motion a chain of events that finds the unicorn dressmaker the victim of a plot against Equestria, and shipwrecked in a dangerous wilderness far from home with her least favorite stallion, the boorish Prince Blueblood. Rarity will learn of dreadful treachery at home and abroad, and she will have to find out whether there is any substance beneath Blueblood's obnoxious veneer in order to save not only herself, but her entire nation.The Flight of the Alicorn
Labels: Adventure, Fancy Pants, Incomplete, Prince Blueblood, Rarity, Shipping, Star-5, Story