• Story: The Sacrifice and the Return of Spring


    Author: Demetrius
    Description: Guided by the curator of the Royal Library in Canterlot, and forbidden knowledge he had stolen from the alicorns, a group of of non-unicorn ponies restore spring to a cold and famine-stricken Equestria. This is the account of their brave sacrifice, the intrigue surrounding its aftermath, the birth of a beloved city, and the beginning of a tradition whose original meaning has long been forgotten.

    The Sacrifice and the Return of Spring

    Additional tags: origins, mythology, retelling, history, word

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