• 40+ Awesome Great and Powerful Fanfics to Read for Trixie Day!


    WORDS WORDS WORDS. So many words. Trixie is the queen of words. Her words are powerful enough to upturn nations, while gentle enough to soothe even the most tantrum prone of crying foals.

    What better way to celebrate than with a ton of fanfics? Get 40+ awesome Trixie stories to read, some here on EQD, others never posted here.

    Go get them below!






    [Comedy]




    In a darkened forest, a cult attempted to bring the spirit of King Sombra back to life. Their goal; imbue the spirit of King Sombra with far more dark magic than he ever had, and take over Equestria. When Twilight Sparkle intervenes, things go wrong, and something else is summoned. Something that Twilight is familiar with, and hoped to never have to deal with again. Something that may not be worse than King Sombra taking over Equestria. Something far, far more obnoxious.


    Hostile Takeover

    The Mane-Event, a popular stage show in Manehattan, has acquired a rare creature they intend to use as part of a new act. Their typical animal handlers prove inadequate for the new job so they invite Equestria's best to be the caretaker-- Fluttershy. Moving to a new city requires the inconvenience of finding a new place to stay, however. What fortune that Trixie, one of the primary acts of the Mane-Event, just so happens to have free space at her apartment. And then the Element of Kindness lived with the Element of Egotism.


    Nineteen Neighty-Four

    Can a utopian paradise that preaches love and tolerance really make ponies happy? Does contentment really lie in free universal healthcare and open government? Twilight Sparkle is determined to resist this happy world on a matter of principle, and finds herself sneaking off with a mare called Trixie to hate and loathe each other in secret. Will their hate-nest go undetected? Or will they be forced to face the dangers of the Ministry of Love and the mysterious Room 101?


    Cutie Mark Crusader Magicians, Yay!

    After another failed attempt to get their cutie marks, the Cutie Mark Crusaders stumble upon a wagon in the woods with a familiar unicorn showmare inside. In awe of Trixie's presence and her tales of travelling across Equestria, they decide she may just be the unicorn to help them get their cutie marks - in stage magic! And it may just be the most difficult trick Trixie's ever attempted.


    Literary Love, Literally

    Twilight Sparkle loves books, but is that even legal? When Twilight realizes that she loves books, and not in the way you love your grandmother, she embarks on a quest to discover if her love is legally allowed. Along the way, Rainbow Dash and Applejack try—and fail—to talk her out of her madness. Trixie, upon hearing about Twilight's passion for books, hatches a plan to get the lovestruck mare to fall for her. Shenanigans and absurdity ensue. Written during a tea-fueled bout of midnight-madness induced by looking at one too many Twixie pics on deviantart. Someone save me from myself..


    Princess Trixie

    Fed up with the way the political elite are handling the ruling of Equestria, Trixie decides that it's time for a change of pace. She decides it's time to overthrow Celestia. Celestia decides it's time to have a little fun.


    Rocks, Boomboxes, and Kidney Stones

    Having been rejected, yet again, Trixie decides that drastic measures must be taken in order to gain entry to the Golden Oaks Library... and Twilight's heart. Fortunately for her, and the rest of Ponyville, she's stopped by someone who knows Twilight intimately. Against his better judgement, Spike agrees to help Trixie with her purple pony problem. But what does Spike know about wooing mares? Apparently a lot.


    The Great And Powerful Trixie Falls In Love With A Pine Cone

    It had to happen eventually.
    ...actually, no. No, it really didn't.
    Set immediately after the events of Boast Busters, Trixie finds herself in a quandary when she realises that she has left her purse behind in Ponyville. She faces a humiliating walk back into town to pick up her money.
    Before she can turn back, however, she meets a magical, sentient pine cone... sigh. Okay. Here's a proposition.
    If you can make it to the end of this story without going "what" even once, you win a free internet.


    Trixie And Her Amazing Pet Changeling

    Lost, starving, and hunted by the law, a lonely changeling finds a traveling entertainer who he plans on using to restore his energy by extracting as much love out of her as possible.

    Too bad his target turns out to be Trixie.

    After a brief violent encounter and some mutual blackmail, the two of them decide to perform together in front of the town to raise enough bits and love for them each to go their separate ways.

    It works out better than they expected.


    Trixie’s Magical Shop of Wonders, Trinkets, and (Definitely in No Way Cursed) Objects

    After years of gathering magical artifacts and assorted doohickeys, Trixie feels it's finally time to open up her own shop. The only problem is that she's located right across the street from The Golden Oaks Library, much to the annoyance of Ponyville's resident librarian-turned-princess. Luckily none of the stuff Trixie is selling is cursed, or so she's telling ponies.


    Princess Trixie

    Fed up with the way the political elite are handling the ruling of Equestria, Trixie decides that it's time for a change of pace. She decides it's time to overthrow Celestia.

    Celestia decides it's time to have a little fun.


    A Princess, a Magician, and an Exile Walk Into a Bar

    Princess Luna, Sunset Shimmer, and the Great and Powerful Trixie meet in a bar every Friday for drinks and to chat.

    This is what they chat about.


    Trixie and Spike go down the hooooole!

    Trixie and Spike get stuck in an old well. 'Nuff said.


    0G Network Coverage

    Are you a pony who travels?

    Do you need to communicate on the go?

    And do you totally lack any and all dragons in your life?

    Then you need -- Slate!

    Everypony does!

    Unless they can think.

    Which just might leave Trixie out.


    Hostile Takeover

    The Mane-Event, a popular stage show in Manehattan, has acquired a rare creature they intend to use as part of a new act. Their typical animal handlers prove inadequate for the new job so they invite Equestria's best to be the caretaker-- Fluttershy. Moving to a new city requires the inconvenience of finding a new place to stay, however. What fortune that Trixie, one of the primary acts of the Mane-Event, just so happens to have free space at her apartment.

    And then the Element of Kindness lived with the Element of Egotism.





    [Adventure]



    The First Light of Dawn

    It is the longest day of the year, and something has gone wrong. Canterlot is in ruins, Celestia is an out-of-control god flying west, and it's up to Twilight Sparkle and her friends to save Equestria. But with the Great and Powerful Trixie playing a reckless wild card, do the girls have what it takes to set things right?


    Letters From a Friend at the End of the World

    For almost a year now, Trixie has been sending letters to Twilight. The only problem is, Twilight hasn't gotten a single one... until today. But now that she has, Twilight is left with more questions than she knows how to answer. Fortunately, she has a plan. Unfortunately, she doesn't know if that plan will work.


    The Moonstone Cup

    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 Wrong Place at the Right Time

    Twilight Sparkle, becoming anxious at the upcoming Summer Sun Celebration, which she believes marks the return of Nightmare Moon, beseeches Princess Celestia to do something about it.

    Celestia, however, has another, more important task for her; making sure that the Summer Sun Celebration goes off without a hitch. Every year, a different town is chosen to receive the honor of hosting the grand festival.

    And the lucky city chosen this year, for this fateful holiday, is none other than the city of Manehattan...


    A Great And Powerful Legacy

    During her studies in the Canterlot archives, Twilight Sparkle makes a startling discovery - Star Swirl the Bearded, the most famous unicorn in Equestrian history, had a son! Tracing the family line down the centuries, Twilight is ecstatic to discover a direct descendant of Star Swirl is still living today. She sets out to meet this "Beatrix Lulamoon", who surely is a great and powerful unicorn worthy of her heritage with a wealth of ancestral knowledge to share... isn't she?


    The Liar

    The magician's art lies in the act of misdirection. This is true even in a world where magic exists. Trixie has mastered the art, but how much of her act is true magic, and how much is an illusion? And what if that same question applies to her entire life?

    Discover the truth about Equestria's most Great and Powerful showpony, in a story told in a most unconventional manner...



    Trixie's Gettin' Back On Her Hooves

    This story was written with my friend, Godzillawolf. After stumbling upon a homeless Trixie, Twilight tries to help her get a new job in Ponyville. However, an unexpected visitor to the town wants to leave Trixie homeless and feeding off scraps. Checker Monarch is set on ruining everything Trixie does, for reasons not yet explained. Trixie must discover new friends and must face this old danger through new eyes.


    A Great and Powerful Heart

    While visiting the earth pony town of Promise, the Great and Powerful Trixie is coerced into searching for a missing foal against her own better judgment. But things are not as straightforward as they first appear. When push comes to shove, what kind of pony is Trixie at heart?




    [Slice of Life / Normal]



    Rest Stop

    At a rest stop on her way to Appleloosa, Twilight Sparkle has a rare moment to reflect...


    Twilight Sky Over Canterlot

    "Hi everypony! Sorry I missed you. I'm away in Canterlot for a few days. If you need help finding a book, Spike will be happy to assist. Library hours are 9 -5. Thanks! See you all then!
    - Twilight Sparkle"

    On a trip to Canterlot to attend to some royal business, Twilight Sparkle learns more about kindness and forgiveness than she expected. Contemplation, melancholy, and a richly detailed world. An oldie-but-goodie from the early days of the community; please note that this has not been updated to reflect subsequent character development from Season 2.


    Far Kobresia

    The recent reestablishment of diplomatic relations between Equestria and Yakyakistan has brought into circulation a number of stories concerning a fabled land of sedge grasses in the far northern mountains where the winds seem to speak in sibilant whispers. One pony sets out to learn the truth behind these stories.


    Friendship Theory

    Moondancer conned her neighbor, Trixie, into giving her some solitude when she was a filly, and now she tries to make amends by applying Friendship Theory.


    Magic Mare

    The Great and Powerful Trixie works alone, and needs no apprentices! But when she sees the pain and loneliness in Lighthoof's eyes, the young mare's troubles remind Trixie of herself. She thus decides to help Lighthoof show the bullies in her home town that she is indeed a magical mare by getting her into Celestia's School for Gifted Unicorns. But can Trixie's tricks really help Lighthoof have the confidence to endure such a trial?


    The Frightenmares

    Behold, citizens of San Anponyo! The Great and Powerful Trixie is here, to aid you helpless ponies who tremble at night, afraid of the ghosts that haunt this world.

    But fear no longer, for I, the Great and Powerful Trixie will rid you of such vexatious spirits! For an additional fee, I will even bring you into contact with the spirits of those you love most!

    Disclaimer: The Great and Powerful Trixie is not responsible for property damage from evil spirits or any ectoplasmic incidents that may occur. Hire her at your own expense.


    Trixie's Fire in the Blood

    When all of your accomplishments have turned to dust, even the Great and Powerful must fall. After many such failures, Trixie has reached the nadir of her life, the lowest she could possibly sink, and now there is only one option remaining.

    She is going to go home to Neigh Orleans in defeat.

    That is, unless her Grand-Père Presto can restore Trixie’s confidence in herself with a little magic gumbo and a whole lot of love.


    Unlikely Scenario

    Twilight finds all this studying of magic rarely lends itself an opportunity to use it. Until a certain arrogant unicorn shows up to tout her abilities. It's the perfect opportunity to show the town her magical prowess...almost too perfect.



    Boast Busted
    The Longest Day (Prequel)

    The now-famous first story of the Lunaverse!

    This is the story of Trixie, the Element of Magic and the personal student of Princess Luna. It has been some months since this unicorn moved to Ponyville to learn about the magic of friendship, and, more specifically, how to not let her abrasive personality drive away the friends she does make. So far, she has succeeded, becoming a welcome part of Ponyville life, and as such has decided to put on a magic show for Ponyville during the Eventime festival, the celebration of the spring equinox.

    However, a certain purple-coated unicorn seems determined to ruin her fun, and everypony elses'. This unicorn has traveled far to learn as much about magic as she can, and was excited to learn at the hooves of the Element of Magic herself. What she finds in Ponyville, however, leaves this purple-coated unicorn...disappointed. She resolves to take drastic steps to show Trixie what real magic is all about!

    ...this could end poorly.


    Lulamoon's Castle

    Days after Tirek's near-takeover of Equestria, The Great And Powerful Trixie travels to Ponyville, intent on settling her rivalry with Twilight Sparkle once and for all. No trinkets to fudge her abilities, no megalomania to apologize for -- just pure and simple magician's honor!

    Upon her arrival, however, she quickly learns that the information she has on Ponyville -- and Twilight -- is more than a little dated.


    Luna's Protégé

    Being the Princess of Equestria is busy work. Luna would know. She raises the sun and moon everyday, looks over the dreams of her beloved subjects, and, well, runs Equestria. Now, in addition to all that, she must find herself a protégé, before her sister's banishment ends!

    But, that isn't the problem. The problem, is that three particular fillies stand out for the role!

    Who will she choose? Can these three fillies become friends? Who will become Equestria's future savior!?

    I guess you'll have to read to find out~!




    [Shipping / Romance]



    Boo! Haunted House!

    It's Starlight Glimmer's first Nightmare Night in Ponyville, and she invites Trixie to go to a Haunted House attraction with her. As it turns out, Trixie is very very easily frightened. Almost too easily. Certainly it's not some silly excuse for the sideshow magician to cling to her very best friend... right?


    I Can't Decide

    Starlight Glimmer takes Trixie for a stroll through the human world.


    Kindness's Reward

    Fluttershy is used to nursing critters of all sorts back to health. When she comes across a broken showmare, however, it will take all her patience and care to help the other pony. Especially when Trixie begrudges her help every step of the way. Can she get through to her? And can Trixie learn that she doesn't need to stand alone to stand strong?


    Out in the Cold

    Haunted by memories of her past, The Great and Powerful Trixie returns to the scene of her greatest defeat. Will she find a new path in life, or will the past make that impossible?


    The Magician and the Detective

    To Holmes, she is always the mare. In his eyes she eclipses the whole of her sex, and fills him with admiration and loathing. Whether she in fact stole the Starry Night was ultimately beside the point. What mattered to Holmes was that he had been matched at his own game, by a mare; that it had not been altogether unpleasant; and that she had caused him, however briefly, to turn his keen and unflinching gaze upon himself.


    The Magician and the Fiddler

    Poor financial decisions like forgoing star-spawn insurance and blowing all her bits on the Alicorn Amulet have left Trixie unable to pay for her appointment with the medium in Hollow Shades. Having discovered the magic of friendship, she has a deal to alter lest she incur the wrath of Tartarus. If only somepony who understood her plight could help her in her time of need. Unbeknownst to her, that somepony has been watching her perform from across the tavern.


    To Romance A Magician

    Love is never easy, even for a royal alicorn princess. Especially when the love of her life is a former rival who refuses to return her feelings.

    Fortunately she has friends to back her up and help her thaw her beloved magician's heart. Manehattan will never be the same.


    Trixie vs. Equestria

    Trixie has lost everything: her career, her fans, her precious wagon. If she can't pay her rent within a couple weeks, she won't even have a roof over her head. Things can't possibly get any worse... but then Princess Luna brushes her off in a dream. The Great and Powerful Trixie sees that as a challenge, and she doesn't back down from challenges!

    Trixie gets far more than she bargained for, and she soon learns that her life can get much, much worse. Epic duels, mysteries at every turn, truths and lies mixed into each new discovery. Being Great and Powerful might not be enough. Perhaps what Trixie really needs...

    ...is to just be Trixie.


    By Royal Command

    Trixie had planned to have a quiet night under the open stars without Ursa Minors, enchanted amulets, and especially not other ponies to bother her. When a scroll turns up and commands her to attend the Princess for a night of deeply inappropriate fun, she just has one particular problem:

    There’s more than one princess in Equestria.


    Eyes On You

    One would think that the wounded Trixie would appreciate Twilight Sparkle taking her in to nurse her back to health. But for some ponies, leaning on someone else isn't so easy. Their crossing of paths sets them both on a journey that neither of them would've expected...




    [Drama / Sad]



    The Incandescent Brilliance

    An accident occurs, leaving two ponies trapped in a room with nothing to do but wait in an eternal field of stars.


    The Liar

    The magician's art lies in the act of misdirection. This is true even in a world where magic exists. Trixie has mastered the art, but how much of her act is true magic, and how much is an illusion? And what if that same question applies to her entire life?

    Discover the truth about Equestria's most Great and Powerful showpony, in a story told in a most unconventional manner...


    First Act

    The Great and Powerful Trixie grew up having it all: loving family, supportive friends, and an unbeatable magic show. That’s what she tells herself, at least.

    There is a time in The Great and Powerful Trixie’s past that she would prefer to not remember. A time when she knew only one spell. A time when she lived in a backwater town. A time when she went by a different name…


    Trixie's New Life in the Crystal Empire

    Feeling broken and defeated, Trixie Lulamoon leaves behind the Country of Equestria, and all of the ponies within it that don't want her there, in search of a new land that she may either call her home, or her final resting place.

    She discovers the Crystal Empire, and to her shock, the ponies there aren't nasty, hateful creatures, but are actually kind, and welcoming to this new Unicorn stranger in their land. Appletini and Azure Eminence offer to help Trixie in rebuilding her career, and promise that she doesn't have to go back home if she doesn't want to, and the broken Unicorn slowly begins to feel right at home in this new land.



    Never Forget Me

    It had been a year since Twilight had heard of anything from Trixie after the Alicorn Amulet incident. Unexpectedly, she receives a letter saying that her so called "rival" has tragically died and is requested to be at her funeral.


    Hello Sister

    For years Trixie has been living with a secret that has drove her to challenge Twilight Sparkle for the title of Equestria's greatest magician. Till now, no pony knew what that drive was, and once it is learned, can things ever be the same for them again? Or will this revelation bring about a change? Whether if it is for better or worse is for fate to decide.




    [Dark]



    Fillystata

    At a fair held in the town of Dappleshore, Twilight stumbles upon something from her family's past and is drawn to investigate. But will she succumb to its sinister influence, and can Trixie and Luna set their differences aside to help her?

    The title and certain themes were inspired by the song Filistata by Stolen Babies. The plot is loosely based on The Case of Charles Dexter Ward by H. P. Lovecraft.


    Something Like Laughter

    It's been six months since Tirek was defeated, but Trixie still has nightmares. Nightmares of being pinned down, of the magic being ripped from her bones, of being thrown around like a worthless doll. It's been six months since Trixie has had a full night's sleep, and all she wants is peace.

    But Trixie is fine. Trixie doesn't need Twilight. She doesn't need her family. She doesn't need anyone. Trixie loves being alone.

    So why can't she stop crying?




    GOD DAMN MAGIC



    The Greatest Equine Who has Ever Lived!

    Trixie wows the crowd with her dazzling displays, and mastery of all things magical.





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