• Fanfix #002


    Happy fourth Thursday of the month to everyone! Last month's Fanfix post seemed to go over pretty well, so why not do it again? In fact, let's accelerate plans and do these posts twice a month -- a bunch of you wanted these posts to happen more frequently, so more power to you!

    The Royal Canterlot Library's got four new spotlights waiting beneath the break for y'all to read and discuss (they're the closest we have to pre-reader recommendations, after all). Or as always, just hit up the comments to drop some recommendation love for your favorite fics, old and new.

    Here are this month's Royal Canterlot Library articles:

    Tired by EbonMane
    [Sad] [Slice of Life] • 7,033 words

    Though the distance between Pinkie Pie and her five closest friends has grown in the half-century since they claimed their Elements, she does what she can to prevent the others from drifting away. It’s small things, mostly: tea with Rarity, a drink with Rainbow Dash, a few words with each of the others. The friendship still makes each day together magic, and she works as hard as ever to bring cheer to all of her friends. When the smiles come less frequently, that just makes each one that much more precious.

    The Arbitrage of Moments by GaPJaxie
    [Sad] [Slice of Life] • 12,168 words

    When you have so little, and another has so much, it’s easy to justify theft. The more precious the commodity, the easier it is to tell yourself you need it more than they do. And what is more precious than time?

    Biblical Monsters by Horse Voice
    [Tragedy] [Dark] [Human] • 10,947 words

    At 3:15 AM, Adams woke me with a loud knock on my front door.

    “Put your boots on,” he said when I answered. “There’s a biblical monster in my house.”

    The Fight for Cranberry Hill by Insert Pen Name
    [Comedy] [Slice of Life] • 9,539 words

    It’s winter in Ponyville, and Diamond Tiara is queen of the Hill. Can the Cutie-Mark Crusaders cast her from her snowy fortress?