• 50+ Of the Best Fanfics to Read for Celestia Day!


    Fanfiction~ One of the few places where you can take a peaceful princess and her sister and convert it into a hardcore violent nuclear wasteland.

    If that's not your cup of tea though, we have a ton of others to read. Head on down below for around 50 fics dedicated to Celestia doing all sorts of crazy stuff!




    Slice of Life



    Chess
    by KitsuneRisu

    It's all just a game, isn't it? When it comes to Princess Celestia and Twilight Sparkle, Chess is much more than just moving pieces around on a board. It's a game of the mind, of thoughts, of conquest. But in a game like this, sometimes your greatest opponent is yourself.



    Sometimes Never
    by Blueshift

    Luna and Celestia hold a slumber party to celebrate Luna's return from the moon.



    Sunny Skies All Day Long
    by PhantomFox

    Princess Celestia tires of constantly being surrounded by decorum, deference, and formality, and decides to take a day off from being Princess. But visiting Ponyville incognito is harder than she expects. Will she be able to fit in and make friends without blowing her cover?



    At The Top
    by Pearple Prose

    What does it mean to be Celestia? What does it mean to be "at the top"? Celestia knows. And soon, Twilight will too.



    Melt
    by ambion

    Twilight's caught a special type of flu, and it's up to none other than Princess Celestia to nurse her through it. A special, tender little moment follows in this most unexpected of circumstances.



    Tea Time
    by Einhander

    Every week, Cadance and Celestia used to have tea and discuss everything. Now that Cadance has become Princess Mi Amore Cadenza, ruler of the Crystal Empire, those weekly tea sessions have gone away. So Celestia decides to visit the Empire, unannounced. Why? Because, as Cadance is about to learn, when you are a Princess, making a pot of tea is more than just making a pot of tea...



    The Endless Song
    by psychicscubadiver

    Once, I was alone. I felt neither sorrow nor joy at this. The presence or absence of others meant nothing to me. The universe moved in silence, and I drifted in its flow. Then came the song.



    The Sun Burns Brightly
    by Eakin

    When you're the immortal ruler of an entire kingdom, the most important quality to possess is self-control. No princess can rule her nation if her emotions rule her. Celestia knows this better than anypony, and mastered them long ago. So long ago, she may have forgotten that a little bit of passion can come in handy now and again.



    A Million Little Lights
    by Aragon

    Tonight, Celestia will talk to Shining Armor. With just one conversation, she needs to save Equestria.



    A Moment in the Sunlight
    by ArcheonZ

    Quality time is pretty rare when you've got a country to run.



    A Sun Without A Moon
    by Mourning Zephyr

    After Celestia humiliates her at a dinner, Luna storms off and ends up snooping around in her sister's room. There, she stumbles upon the journal Celestia kept immediately after the banishment of Nightmare Moon.



    The Princess of Pool
    by billymorph

    There are few things that Twilight Sparkle is sure about but she knows for certain that Princess Celestia does not, and never will, play pool.



    Mother of the Moon
    by Noble Thought

    Luna is a happy filly, and wants her sister to be happy too. She doesn't know why Celestia cries at night, so she's going to raise the sun and let her big sister sleep in. Celestia watches her waiting to raise the sun from inside her chambers, torn between a love that she wants to acknowledge and the machinations of politics that have kept her from doing so. What would a good sister do? What would a good mother do?



    The Celestial Mechanics in Midsummer
    by TwilightFlopple

    "My dear Twilight Sparkle, Thank you for your recent letters. And I must apologize to you first and foremost that I have not responded back in kind to each and every one. I imagine has this concerned you, but please don't worry. Things have been very unsettled here in the castle as of late. Princess Luna has been researching Equestrian history, and I find myself in a strange kind of mood..."



    Whom the Princesses Would Destroy...
    by GhostOfHeraclitus

    To Twilight Sparkle and Princess Celestia, it is a simple surprise visit to Canterlot. To the ponies of the Equestrian Civil Service, it is twenty-four hours of chaos, politics, weaponized dessert, politics, underhooved manipulation of media, politics, and things batrachian and tentacular. Who said bureaucracy isn't exciting?



    The Knight's Gambit
    by Obselescence

    As day comes to a close and night starts to fall, two sisters decide to play a game.



    Interview With a Princess
    by Hoopy McGee

    It's funny how a random whim can turn out to cause the most profound encounters in a person's life. By attempting a bit of magic, I was able to get the once in a lifetime chance to talk with actual royalty! Only, royalty from another world...



    Insomnia by
    Pale Horse

    Finding herself unable to sleep, Princess Celestia occupies her mind by penning a letter to Twilight Sparkle. But for a weary princess, the mind has a tendency to wander...



    Little Deceptions
    by Taranth

    Blank Slate is the greatest thief of his generation. He has robbed countless nigh-impossible marks, and his talents as a master of disguise are beyond par - truly, nopony knows who he is. And now he's preparing the greatest heist in mortal memory: the treasure vaults of the Princesses themselves. But you have to get up pretty early in the morning to get one past the pony who defines when ‘early in the morning’ is…



    In Celestia We Trust, All Others Pay Cash
    by Georg

    Princess Celestia goes out on a whim for an ice cream cone and discovers just how shaky her own personal finances are, leading to a fiscal catastrophe that could threaten the status of the entire nation.



    The Dangers of Teleporting While Intoxicated
    by naturalbornderpy

    Princess Celestia has a problem. Or perhaps it's Twilight Sparkle that has one. Every few weeks, an intoxicated Twilight Sparkle will randomly teleport into Celestia's castle in search of snacks or simply for a place to crash. So what could this all have to do with Celestia in particular?



    Passing the Time
    by Rinnaul

    On top of her universal magical talent, teleportation was Twilight's specialty. With her newfound Alicorn power, even vast distances would be within her reach. She was so certain that there was nowhere they would find themselves other than their destination, she even offered to teleport herself and Celestia all the way to the Crystal Empire, together. Of course, nowhere is exactly where they find themselves. For a week.



    You Were There
    by TheBrianJ

    On the first morning after her sister's return, Princess Celestia does something she hasn't done for a thousand years.



    Pinkie and Celestia Have Some Tea
    by JaketheGinger

    The two most intriguing minds in Equestria sit down and have tea together.





    Comedy



    Celestia Isn’t Real
    by Cynewulf

    Many have opposed Celestia and all of them have fallen, one way or another. Some she has slain. Others she redeemed. Her servants and friends have done great deeds in her name and her fame has spread throughout all of creation. She is the Sun in all of its glory. And yet she finds that she cannot get a single child to believe she is even real.



    Celestia's Teeth
    by Abalidoth

    Celestia makes sure to surround herself with the most competent staff in all of Equestria, but when they go too far in her service, she takes things into her own hooves.




    Dear Idiot by
    The Descendant

    Whilst enjoying the company of Twilight Sparkle and her friends in the doughnut shop immediately following the events of The Best Night Ever, a disappointed Princess Celestia sends a letter off to Prince Blueblood explaining the implications of his failure of the "Rarity Test", among other things...




    Princess Celestia Hates Tea
    by SkyWriter

    Seriously, a lot.




    A Failure To Plan
    by Aquaman

    Princess Celestia has been planning for this day for years: the return of Nightmare Moon, the restoration of the Elements of Harmony, and the ushering of Equestria into a new age of friendship and love. Now that it's finally arrived, all she has to do is wait for Twilight to get to Ponyville, make some friends, hunt down the Elements, and save the... Wait, what'd that letter say? She didn't get on the chariot? She went to whose party instead? Oh. Oh, this could be bad. And more importantly, it's gonna need some hooves-on interference from Celestia to get her master plan back on track. But it'll probably all work out in the end. After all, how big a deal could one party be?





    Celestia’s Flaming Tits!
    by Raugos

    One does not simply blaspheme the princess's tits. Consequences may include, but are not limited to, snuggling, court-martial, and third-degree burns. And not necessarily in that order.





    Evil Is Easy, Governing Is Harder
    by Aragon

    One day, just like that, Celestia decides she's going to go mad with power.




    A Breakfast of Time Loops
    by Obselescence

    Princess Celestia, in her infinite wisdom, comes to the conclusion that she doesn't have anywhere near enough time to do everything on her busy schedule. Not a problem for her, though. The solution to having no time is obvious: just make some more.



    Drop of Moonshine
    by Pen Stroke

    After a long day of ruling Equestria, the Royal Sisters need a chance to unwind. Luna's solution is a few glasses of her once famous Moonshine, a drink distilled from moonlight. Celestia has been sober for a thousand years, but the temptation to have "just one" glass proves too great. Yet, when that one glass turns into several, it's Twilight who will have to deal with the princesses when they’re drunk off their flanks.




    Worst Princess
    by DrakeyC

    A reader's poll in Equestria's leading newspaper rates the Princesses by approval ratings. OOC meta humor ensues as the four discuss the findings.



    The Equestrian Opposition Party
    by Chessie

    After more than a thousand years of comfortably occupying the throne, Celestia has more than a few enemies. Every month, they gather to plot her downfall and commiserate over their past failures. For those fed up with the status quo and ready to see a change, the E.O.P. has ever been a home and respite against the slings and arrows of dull, predictable government. Today, a new pony joins their ranks. Equestrian Political Satire- Be warned! There will be discussions, debate, civil disagreement, and beer. Sweet mercy, there will be beer.



    There Goes The Neighborhood
    by Georg

    At one time, Mount Olympus was the home of the Greek gods. Then they let the first pony in. There goes the neighborhood.



    Second Sun
    by Carabas

    After a magical accident, Celestia and Luna must try to restore harmony. Celestia's duplicate, however, is having none of it.



    The Morning War
    by Obselescence

    Raising the sun isn't an easy job. Celestia knows that better than anypony. It requires vision and creativity, and she can only do her best work when the inspiration strikes her. But, as is true with all good art, nobody else cares about that.



    Princess Celestia Gets Mugged
    by BronyWriter

    Princess Celestia, tired of the constant pressure that ruling a nation puts on her, decides to take a day off and let Luna take her responsibilities for a day, something the younger alicorn is more than happy to do. She disguises herself as a pink maned pegasus pony named Sunny Skies and decides to go walking around Canterlot without any supervision. Unfortunately for her, not all parts of Canterlot are as safe as the palace, and she finds herself at the wrong end of a gang of muggers, who decide to kidnap her for a ransom when they see how much money she has on her. Luna freaks out. Celestia thinks it's hilarious.



    My Little Alicorn
    by InsertAuthorHere

    Luna has had enough of Celestia's games, and has found the perfect means of revenge. Using a long-forbidden spell, she transforms her sister into little more than a small filly, all so she could pull the greatest prank ever. Unfortunately, she soon learns that before you fool around with dangerous magic, you really need to read the fine print...



    How Many Princesses Does It Take
    by Georg

    The sun has gone out over Equestria, sending Princess Twilight Sparkle and her friends off to Canterlot to deal with whatever new villain has caused the disaster. ...thankfully, it turns out to be a far smaller problem than anticipated.



    Princess Celestia's Newest Arch Enemy
    by naturalbornderpy

    When a colt named "Bad Dude" storms into Celestia's personal study and declares himself as her latest arch enemy, the Princess can't help but nearly gush from the sight. As perhaps the cutest villain Celestia has ever encountered, she hurriedly calls for Luna to meet him as well. But is there more to "Bad Dude" than his cute exterior would suggest? No. No there is not.



    Sisters
    by Bad Horse

    Two silly short stories about Luna, Celestia, fashion, and legal theory.



    The Epic Battle of Good Versus Slightly Less Good But Still Pretty Good in the Long Run
    by Akumokagetsu

    Princess Luna attempts to overthrow her sister's rule... with pillows. Celestia is highly amused.



    Infallible
    by Pegasus Rescue Brigade

    Anypony will tell you that Princess Celestia is the most amazing pony in Equestria. She's graceful, she's beautiful, and she always knows just what to say. Her decisions are wise and her manners are impeccable. Some might go so far as to say she's completely perfect. Celestia has a secret, however. As it turns out, she actually is completely perfect. She's utterly infallible in every aspect. And boy, is she sick of it. Now she's determined to manage to make just one little thing go wrong. It won't, of course. After all, she's perfect.



    Sometimes a Popsicle Is Just a Popsicle
    by Lurks-no-More

    Princess Celestia will at last get a taste of Twilight Sparkle. No, not in that way! The whole Elemental Harmony Squad is involved... no, still not in that way! Popsicles will be prominently involved... and again, not in a naughty way. The only naughty pony here is Luna.



    Iron Princess Competition
    by MidnightDancer

    Princess Celestia and Princess Luna. Immortal rulers of Equestria, shepherds of the Sun and Moon, and arguably the most powerful beings in existence. Even they are not immune to the dreaded rivalry that comes between sisters. Feeling her sister has gone soft over the millenia spent alone, Princess Luna challenges Princess Celestia to the one and only Iron Pony Competition. Which sister will come out on top?







    Sad/Dark



    Best Friends Forever
    by Obselescence

    Celestia pays Twilight and her friends a visit. It has been a very long time since she saw them last.



    More Than You Know
    by Obselescence

    Princess Celestia has been keeping a dark secret from her subjects for a very long time. It's not an easy truth to tell, but if anyone can accept her after learning it, it will surely be her most faithful student.



    Reminiscent
    by Cold in Gardez

    Celestia has always been more interested in the future than the past. She does not dwell on mistakes – hers, or others’. But sometimes memories lurk in the oddest of places, and when they strike not even a god can resist their gravity.



    The Mare At The End Of Forever
    by Obselescence

    The world spins, years pass, and everything comes to an end. Except Celestia. She sits on the shore of the last ocean, watching and waiting for her own chance at death. Because everything comes to an end if you wait long enough, and Celestia is patient indeed.



    There Is Another Sky
    by Lambent Dream

    In another world, Answer Jim was just Jim: the janitor for a school in Salt Lake City's suburbs. In the current one, he ekes out a living collecting scrap and food, barely holding back the gray that eats the world and everything in it. Even souls. But he finds a precious treasure in a box. A brown box in a world of gray. Inside that box is color, and life, and a warm summer breeze. Inside, is a filly who calls herself Celestia. She's more than she seems.



    Eternal
    by device heretic

    Many years after sending her beloved protegé to Ponyville, unease sits heavily on Princess Celestia's heart as her relationship with Twilight Sparkle seems to have cooled despite all they've accomplished together. On the advice of her sister, Celestia sets out to investigate and resolve the lost connection with her most faithful student. What does it mean to be a Faithful Student...or a Princess of the Sun?



    Statistics
    by xTSGx

    Sometimes, all we need are a few stats to shed some light on a subject.



    As a Mother
    by The Descendant

    The War of the Witches? Ever since you began visiting me here in my garden, my newest student, your inquiries have all revolved around that ancient conflict. I will admit, I wish you would ask me about something else. No? Very well. You have selected the subject, but this evening I shall choose the setting, as I believe there is something I need to say. Yes, something I need to say indeed…



    Suffer in Silence
    by Pascoite

    Every morning, Princess Celestia wakes up in terrible pain, and every morning, she chooses to endure it. Until one blissful day grants her the blessing of feeling normal. Few things in her life have ever frightened her so much.



    Synthetic Bottled Sunlight
    by NorrisThePony

    Time after time, through chaos and through wars, Princess Celestia prevailed. Of all the terrible forces she could have fallen to, Flim Flam Industry was the last one anypony had expected.




    Into the Depths
    by Pen Stroke

    To save her sister and her faithful student, Celestia herself must travel into the ancient tunnels beneath the ruined castle in the Everfree Forest. She, and the guards who accompany her, must face the dark, twisting corridors. Still, what was Luna and Twilight's purpose at the old castle? Why were they unable to return of their own accord? And what watches Celestia from beyond the light's edge?



    The Longest Night
    by Tundara

    Everypony has one 'Longest Night', a night that just never seems to end, whether they want it to end or not. For Celestia, her Longest Night began on the first night she had to raise her sister's moon. Heartbroken and filled with despair that she may never see her sister again, Celestia makes a wish upon a falling star to see her sister one more time. Little did she realise that the stars listen.



    No Regrets
    by horizon

    A story about two alicorn sisters who love each other, and the worst decision they never made.



    Order and Chaos
    by psychicscubadiver

    Night and day. Fire and ice. Creation and destruction. Everything has an opposite, and Chaos is no exception. Princess Celestia tells Twilight the true history of Discord's rise, the Alicorns' fall, and the creation of the Elements of Harmony. She tells her student the story of Order and Chaos.



    Tears of a Goddess
    by Thecrazyrabidfangirl

    For one who does not count their lives in years or decades, regret can become an almost unbearable burden.



    Lets' Just Say...
    by Obselescence

    "Suppose I killed them all?"





    Shipping



    The Enemy of My Enemy
    by Pen Stroke

    Through unknown means, Sombra amassed an army and launched an attack against the Crystal Empire and a changeling sub-hive. This forces Celestia and Chrysalis to meet, and agree to a temporary alliance between their kinds. Neither is happy about the situation, but for the lives of the ponies and changelings they lead, they are willing to do what is necessary. Yet, as weeks and months pass, the pair find working together is not as horrible as they originally believed. Is a lasting peace, and perhaps more, possible between ponies and changelings, between a princess and a queen?



    Sunny Skies and Pinkie Pies
    by ugugg93

    With her formal coronation complete, Princess Celestia and Princess Luna have invited Princess Twilight Sparkle to the capital to undergo formal instruction how to rule. It is a glorious event, fit to fill history tomes for all time. They would spend their time with long royal court sessions, longer book studies, and all other manners of royal training. Then Pinkie tagged along.



    Gods-In-Law
    by Pearple Prose

    Twilight and Celestia have been in a relationship for a while now, and Twilight decided that it was the right time to introduce her new marefriend to her parents. Celestia was nervous, of course, but thought little of it. But when Twilight asks about Celestia's parents, things get far more complicated. After all, it's always a little awkward when your parents aren't exactly ponies in the first place.



    The Terrifying Prospect of Swans in Love
    by Fedora Mask

    Twilight Sparkle has always loved Celestia—as a friend, and a mentor, and something else as well. And she finally, finally found the courage to admit those feelings. Celestia turned her down as gently as she could. That's what she thought, anyway. But the night is still young—and it's a night for being wrong.



    Twice as Bright
    by Cloudy Skies

    Celestia likes her routine. Tax reforms, grants, laws and construction projects are all a princess needs to be content. It's just her luck that for Pinkie Pie, "content" is not nearly enough.



    To Love a Goddess
    by Brony2893

    My name is Artemis, I was sworn in as Princess Celestia's personal guard quite some time ago. I've watched her for so many years and silently stood by her side during all the recent ups and downs of her reign. Now I'm going to tell her how I feel. I know it would never work, we're just too different. But sometimes, there are things in a stallion's life he just has to do, and things he has to get off his chest. What happens tonight will be anypony's guess, but one thing is for certain... it will be a night to remember.



    Much Ahoof About Nothing
    by butterscotchsundae

    It's springtime in Equestria and Twilight Sparkle and Princess Celestia find themselves out of sorts despite the gorgeous weather. Luna and Rarity both think they know the reason behind their moodiness and set out to make sure that true love blossoms - but will an unfortunate misunderstanding keep the two star-crossed lovers apart forever?




    The Lavender Letter
    by Sunchaser

    Twilight has something she needs to tell Princess Celestia--something that means a chance at getting everything she's ever wanted, or of losing everything she's ever had. Something so terrifying that the only way she could say it was in a letter...and so wonderful that she had the courage to send it.



    Walking Through Fire
    by SPark

    Twilight Sparkle has had a crush on Princess Celestia for a very long time. When Celestia's own advice prompts her to confess her attraction, Twilight discovers a secret that Celestia has hidden for hundreds of years. With the fires of the sun itself separating them, can Twilight find a way for them to come together?





    Drama



    Administrative Angel
    by Horizon

    Principal Celestia always has wings in her dreams. They got her into trouble, once. She let herself believe that they meant she was an angel. Then she grew up, and learned some hard lessons about what being an angel really required. Now six magical girls have just fought a demon in front of her school. And her phantom wings are itching. Her life is turning upside down ... and she hasn't even heard about Equestria yet.




    Those Who Wield Power
    by PresentPerfect

    Roblé Rotunda has the perfect thesis for his master's program. It's sure to put his name into the annals of Equestria's greatest thinkers. He's going to prove that Princess Celestia is not omnipotent.




    To Try For The Sun
    by Rune Soldier Dan

    Celestia: a filly of twelve. A cynical, hungry pauper, with a young sister to protect and feed. But the food has run out. Winter has gripped the land for too long, and now the pair face starvation. The cynic in Celestia knows she can't move the sun. But the child in her wonders... and so she tries.



    Celestia XVII
    by brokenimage321

    Being seventeen is hard--especially if you happen to be a Princess. I'm Princess Celestia, but everyone calls me Cece. My life has been crazier than normal lately--my big brother Blueblood is a selfish jerk, my best friend Twilight just moved away to Ponyville, and, oh yeah--Nightmare Moon turned out to be my long-lost somethingth-Great Aunt, Princess Luna. No biggie. But, no matter how my life is going, I'm still Princess. I've gotta keep it together. Somehow. I can make it at least until the Grand Galloping Gala in a month-and-a-half... right?




    The Lessons of Eternity
    by Fedora Mask

    Love doesn't always last forever. And sometimes it can crumble so spectacularly that you never want to see or speak to the other person again. Celestia was perfectly content with that. But when Twilight Sparkle suddenly appears at the palace in Canterlot, after a century of silence, she has no choice but to talk to her. Politely, of course. Always politely.





    Adventure



    Whisper Sun, Silent Moon
    by RedSquirrel456

    A snapshot of the millennial lives of a young Celestia and Luna, as they prepare to do battle with Discord and fight to keep the Harmony they have only so recently mastered, and learn lessons they will struggle with all their days. In a journey that has no end, what matters most is who walks beside you.



    Days Of Wasp And Spider
    by Luna-tic Scientist

    Ponies were magically and genetically engineered to be the perfect servitor race. They are powerful, adaptable, intelligent and completely under the control of their creators. A laboratory accident frees one such pony from her mental chains, but how can one mare save herself and the rest of her kind if she doesn't even know she's a slave? This is not the Equestria you know and these are not your little ponies. Not yet anyway.



    Nine Days Down
    by JoeShogun

    Sometimes it's fun to play the damsel in distress. Princess Celestia knows this better than most. Usually it works out fine. I mean, really, she could have escaped at any time, but Twilight and her friends have been so effective in the past that this time, well, Celestia may have let things get out of hoof. It was all fun and games until she got unceremoniously tossed into Tartarus. Even then, it wouldn't have been so bad; she's a goddess, after all. But alas, Tartarus is not Equestria, and Celestia is not all she could be when trapped there. Even worse, it appears that she didn't get thrown into The Pit alone. Now, a mostly-mortal Celestia and her faithful student must traverse the wilds of Tartarus, the fabled prison of all the things that were deemed too monstrous, too disturbing, too outright dangerous for the world they know. Surely an exit will present itself...



    Friendship is Optimal
    by Iceman

    Hanna, the CEO of Hofvarpnir Studios, just won the contract to write the official My Little Pony MMO. Hanna has built an A.I. Princess Celestia and given her one basic drive: to satisfy everybody's values through friendship and ponies. Princess Celestia will satisfy your values through friendship and ponies, and it will be completely consensual.




    The Steadfast Sky
    by TheGreyPotter

    The tyrannical Shadow Stallion oppresses Equestria, coating the land in a thick layer of clouds, tightly controlling the population. Three children, the unicorns Celestia and Luna, along with a Draconequus, Discord, must live up to their fate. They must find the Elements of Harmony and take up their rightful place as Equestrias new gods and saviors.



    Equestria from Dust
    by Soundslikeponies

    Celestia awakens to see an empty world, white sandstone stretching the horizon. She wanders the world as she builds it from her imagination, filling it with life, but as time passes, the world that she created begins to seem like little more than a lucid dream, conjured from the dust.




    The Song of Syhlex
    by The Descendant

    When they began to read the ancient book Twilight and Spike only had the slightest of ideas what it could possibly be about. As the illuminated inks revealed to them an image of Princess Celestia locked in combat with a massive dragon and his sons they realized that the song written upon the aged pages was telling of a long forgotten battle... and that the Celestia they know and love is capable of things they dare not imagine.



    The End of the Day
    by Carabas

    On a dark and stormy night, centuries in the past, Celestia and Luna walked into a bar. They came looking for knowledge. They found a little more than that.

    And thanks to Whisper Key for compiling these again!




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