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Story: A Teacher With No Class (Update Sequel 2 Part 20!)
Description: A special guest speaker arrives in Ponyville to teach Cheerilee's class about the inner workings of Equestria's government. And, well... it's Prince Blueblood.A Teacher With No Class
Story: Human (Update Part 26!)[Adventure][Comedy][Light Grimdark][Sad]
Description: A thousand years ago, when the royal sisters were at the height of their power and the Elements of Harmony were still alive, two legendary beings emerged to take their place among them, and though through trial and hardship the ponies eventually defeated these two so called 'Humans' that they had named the First and the Second, to this day nopony knows who they were, where they came from, and what their motivation was.Human
Flash forward to the present day. The First is long dead and the Second is now a decoration in Celestia's sculpture garden. The land has been at peace for years, but now things are stirring again. A break in at the royal archives results in the theft of the ancient Reaper's Horn, an entity is released which seeks out the surviving human, a young colt learns of the legends of humanity and becomes enraptured with them, and a brotherhood of thirteen ponies of varying ages and backgrounds all come together with the sole intention of releasing the human of legend from his stone prison. And all throughout, one of the few surviving ponies who was there when this first began is left to ask herself, "Just what were they anyway?"
Story: An Old Mare's Tale (Update Part 14+15!)
[Normal] I'd like to think this is how Luna reminisces about these particular events. Huzzah for origin stories!
Description: The long version of the story told in the opening of the pilot episode.An Old Mare's Tale
Story: Ponies of the Five Rings (Update Chapter 5!)
[Grimdark] [Adventure] [Crossover]
Author: Simon o'Sullivan
Description: The six Great Clans defend the Empire, and life is peaceful. However, since the clans’ interests usually clash, that peace is really fragile. Unfortunately for the Empire, the Dark Lord has bigger plans now.Ponies of the Five Rings
Story: Time Waits For No Mare (Update Part 6!)
[Adventure][Sci-Fi][Shipping][Dark] "An intense story about one mare's fight against a world that loathes her." -Pre-reader with a WoW name
Description: Who knew that agreeing to cooperate in Twilight's most advanced magic experiment would quickly turn grim for Applejack, as she finds herself in an unknown city, with no way of getting home, and none of her friends to rely on.Time Waits For No Mare
It certainly doesn't help that half the city's out to get her, for seemingly no reason at all.
In a world where earth ponies are seen as the lowest rung of ponykind, Applejack must use whatever help she can to overcome her situation. Even if the only help available comes from some of the shadiest ponies she's ever met. And why are there so many things in this foreign land that remind her of home?
It's only a matter of time before the past catches up with her.
Story: Keeping It Simple (Update Part 11!)
Author: Ivory Piano
Description: Once again Big Macintosh finds himself injured, this time after an incident involving a flying applecart. However, it seems that there's more than his injuries keeping him from resuming his quiet work on the farm.Keeping It Simple
Story: The Sky Is Falling (Update Part 3!)
[Shipping][Slice of Life]
Author: Bronius Maximus
Description: My name's Rainbow Dash. I'm Equestria's fastest pegasus, I'm the Element of Loyalty, I've saved the whole kingdom more than once, I've laughed in the face of danger, and I'm a coward. That's right, I said it. I'm a coward. I've always been sure I could do anything. Win any race, beat any opponent, complete any job. But this is something I can't outrun, outsmart, or outlast. What's causing me; the most awesome pegasus ever, so much trouble? You wouldn't believe me if I told you.The Sky Is Falling
Story: Unmarked (Update Part 18!)
Purpose. In Equestria, where purpose is defined by the mark on your flank, it is often taken for granted. Yet Novell has grown to adulthood without a single explanation of where he fits in. It’s not until a chance meeting with a particular Professor that he gets the opportunity to explore the world and find out exactly where he belongs. Of course, adventuring has a host of its own problems, as this
Story: Journey of the Graves (Update Sequel 5!)
[Comedy][Adventure][Slice of Life][Humanized] - We don't usually take humanized fics, but this is apparently really good! So up it goes.
Description: The fifth story in The Journey of Graves.When the Man Comes Around
A week has passed since the ill-fated events in Rarity's boutique. The encounter has left a deep impression on Graves as he grows colder and more distant than ever before. Rarity, feeling responsible, wants desperately to make amends, but the multitude of fears and worries plaguing her have made this next to impossible. Even with the help of their friends, it's going to take a miracle to untangle this knot."
Story: The Ballad of Echo the Diamond Dog (Update Sequel Part 4!)
[Comedy] [Dark] [Adventure]
Description: After a deal gone awry, a human is thrust into Equestria with the body of a Diamond Dog. Eschewing the usual "Hey, I'm going to Ponyville!" shtick, he sets off on an epic around-the-world voyage of discovery, friendship, and adventure, all the time learning what it means to be one of Equestria's more frowned upon species. He struggles to overcome racial prejudices from everyday ponies as he encounters fearsome creatures, the natural wonders of the world, egotistical villains, and a wisecracking draconequus who loves obscure pop-culture references. This would all be so much easier were it not for the fact that he's mute.The Ballad of Echo the Diamond Dog
Story: Escape from Castle Midnight (Update Interlude!)
Description: A dark force has descended upon Equestria, threatening the safety of ponies everywhere. It's up to Twilight Sparkle and her friends to ride to the rescue, but can even they succeed against this evil enemy?Escape From Castle Midnight