• The Top 10 Best Sunset Shimmer Fanfics of 2017 (Community Voted)

    Sunset Shimmer’s fans continue to write millions of words starring their favorite pony-turn-human. This year, a group of them got together and held a community poll for the best Sunset Shimmer stories of the last year!

    You can find them all below!



    Author: Wanderer D


    Desert Mirage lives in a world full of guns, lasers, explosives and people competing to be the best of the best. There she excels at what she does: hunting. She started as a nobody, and yet became one of the most sought-after gunslingers.
    Sunset Shimmer was practically born the best of the best. Selected by none other than Princess Celestia to be her prized student... until she ran away to another world in search of power.
    Through trials and suffering she was eventually taught humility and friendship. At first blush, they don't have much in common. But their connection runs deep, and sooner or later it will change their worlds forever.

    Sunlight Sliders


    Author: Novel Idea, et al.

    After Sunset Shimmer brings Sci-Twi’s strange magic-absorbing amulet back to Equestria, Princess Twilight Sparkle has a brilliant idea. If they combine the amulet and the magic of the portal, the two of them could hop between worlds at the push of a button!
    Who better to test out this fantastic new technology than two of the greatest minds in all of Equestria?
    They probably should have calibrated it first.

    Sunset Shimmer And Discord Go Back To The Future by Oroboro


    Author: Oroboro


    Sunset is bored. Discord is bored. What better way to solve their problems than a wacky time travel adventure? A trip to a strange and mysterious era, where nothing makes sense, and everything Sunset knows about the world is called into question.

    The Nineteen-Eighties.

    A Newspaper Solves Everypony's Problem by Justice3442

    [Comedy][Slice of Life][Alternate Universe]

    Author: Justice3442


    Starlight Glimmer is about to embark on a few little friendship lessons. Five to be exact. However she’s still a little murky on how to get all her friends to cooperate so things go as quickly and efficiently as possible. Luckily A surprise visit from another friend might solve Starlight’s problem.

    Spectacular Seven


    Author: The Albinocorn


     It is a new year for Sunset Shimmer; a fresh chance at real happiness with her five best friends and her girlfriend. But Sunset is constantly troubled by her uncertain future, and haunted by the consequences of her past.
    For her battle against Princess Twilight has drawn forth ancient forces with eyes on the last bastion of magic: Canterlot City.
    As darkness closes in, Sunset must find her light and guide her friends to defend their world against old rivals and legends best left forgotten, all while dealing with their ever-looming futures.
    But when graduation comes, what will Sunset Shimmer do? For she is still a stranger in this world, with or without her friends, and the road before her guarantees nothing.
    Of course, with the universe conspiring against her, it'll be a miracle if she even makes it that far...

    A Sunlit Journey


    Author: Oroboro


    It all started with a simple question. "Can the portal go to other places besides Equestria?

    The answer turned out to be "No, but we might be able to make one that can."
    When their research is complete, Sunset and Twilight are pulled into an adventure in another world, where they meet even more doppelgängers of themselves. But their alternate counterparts may reveal some things about themselves they never knew.

    Across the Shimmering Sea


    Author: The Albinocorn

    Description: All know the story of the pirate ship, the Crimson Heart and her cursed captain, a monster forced to haunt the seven seas until the end of time. All know to steer clear of the blood red sails, lest they run into hell itself.
    Few know of Neptune's Blessing, a magical item that can grant whoever holds it anything their heart desires.
    Twilight Sparkle knows both tales are not fiction. Though the last place she thought she'd ever be is on the Crimson Heart looking for Neptune's Throne were the wish awaits.
    Sunset Shimmer lives a nightmare every day. She's ready to shed her monstrous form, and Twilight is going to help her one way or another.
    But they aren't the only ones after Neptune's Blessing. The high-speed race across the seas begins as every flag seeks to claim the wish for themselves, and be crowned King of the Seas.

    Hell and High Water


    Author: Uria the Sacred Beast

    The holidays are fast approaching for the city of Canterlot. Snow is on the ground, carols fill the air, and the students of Canterlot High await release for winter vacation. However, its never peaceful in Canterlot for long. Right when things are looking calm, secrets start spilling around the school. With more being revealed each day, all eyes turn to Sunset Shimmer, the former bully of CHS. With the school turning against her and no clues to follow, can she possibly figure out the culprit and clear her name?

    Sunset Shimmer is MAD about EVERYTHING

    [Comedy][Slice of Life][Random]

    Author: Justice3442


     Sunset Shimmer, twice savior of Canterlot High who earned her wings by using the combined magic of the Earth elements of harmony to save the world from Twilight Sparkle (you know... the one with the glasses). She's offered to help Twilight's (you know.. the alicorn Princess of Friendship) new student learn about friendship while the whole crew embarks on a trip to the Crystal Empire. This should be a fairly relaxing and stress free trip. Right? RIGHT?!

    The Alchemy of Chemistry

    [Alternate Universe][Drama][Slice of Life]

    Author: Novel Idea

    Stuck as an aide to a bunch of second-year students at Gifted Unicorns, Sunset Shimmer thought picking one to tutor might be entertaining… and maybe advance her plans for the mirror and her eventual ascension.
    This 'Moon Dancer' filly is just a means to an end, after all.
    So why can’t Sunset sleep after Moon Dancer storms out on her? Why are Princess Celestia and Professor Polish so concerned about her?
    But most importantly, why is Sunset starting to doubt herself?
    This was all part of the plan. Right?