• 30 More Spike Stories to Read for spike Day!

    Spike day is now! We've got 30 fanfics to read, completely different from last year. Be sure to head on over there if you want more.

    Thanks to Whisper Key for digging them up again. Get your Spike below!

    Slice of Life

    Randomus Draconicus by Raugos
    The Friendship Summit preparations have gone on without a hitch, thanks to ‘Princess’ Spike’s initiative and resourcefulness. He still has to deal with Twilight’s disapproval, though.

    Extra Sprinkles by Minds Eye
    Mama never said there would be days like this.
    Donut Joe, on his first day running his father's shop by himself, gets hit with a hurricane of tempers and accusations.
    A well-connected hurricane of tempers and accusations.
    Still, customers are customers, and they deserve the best service he can give.

    Nightmare or Nyx? by Pen Stroke
    Spike almost lost Twilight to a hangmare's noose, but now Twilight is safe and Nyx is a filly again. Normal life is returning. Still, Spike can't ignore the fact that Nyx just isn't the same as he remembers her. Her temper is more volatile, and, when she gets angry, all he can see is the rage-driven Nightmare Moon of legend.
    And thus Spike has to wonder: Is Nyx truly reformed, or is she one bad tantrum away from calling herself Nightmare Moon again?
    This story is a sequel to Past Sins.

    Top Model by Tennis Match Fan
    Violet Blurr is at the Spa one day when she overhears Fluttershy talking about an adorable little puppy. Naturally, she, Photo Finish, and Pixel Pizzazz take the opportunity to snapshot a new model.
    Written for the Equestria Daily Friend Off.

    Words on a Page by Tranquil Serenity
    Spike finds something interesting while cleaning. Something that he never thought somepony would treat so poorly. If only he knew the significance of the item he'd just found.

    Dewthunder by jkbrony
    Spike has since let go of the fears of being sent away by the one he cares for most, but after he falls ill, what happens when those fears begin to resurface?

    The Love of a Mother by Ekhidna
    Quite simple really, Celestia takes a moment to think about what she will do and what she must do in order to preserve her little scaly ball of love in the future, nevertheless, it all comes down to one simple and true answer.

    Spike vs. The Equestrian Fire Code by Estee
    There's nothing like a surprise library inspection for discovering code violations, especially when the pony conducting that examination is determined to find something. But Twilight keeps the tree running to her own standards, and that means true offenses are hard to come by. Really, there's just one little potential issue.
    'Little' as in 'the crests come up slightly short of your spine. Oh, and it breathes fire.'
    For some strange reason, the local trotting incarnation of bureaucracy has a problem with this.

    Sapphire Gem Pancakes by jkbrony
    For helping her complete a lengthy assignment, Twilight decides to treat Spike to breakfast, which will unexpectedly call forth their withdrawn thoughts and feelings and allow them to gain a deeper understanding of each other.


    Since When Did Your Dog Become a Haytuber? by sonicfan05
    Twilight was just hanging out at the mall with her best friends, until many people came up to her, complimenting and asking about her dog, Spike, much to her confusion. When she found out that her own dog has been making his own vlogging series on HayTube, Twilight decided to have a bone to pick with him.

    Trixie and Spike go down the hooooole! by MythrilMoth
    Trixie and Spike get stuck in an old well. 'Nuff said.

    How Spike Kinda Sorta Maybe Married a Changeling by somatic
    It was supposed to be a routine flight over the desert, just a relaxing trip to stretch his wings out. He'd done it a thousand times before.
    This time, it wasn't so routine.

    The Purple Menace(s) by uSea
    It's April 1st and Princess Luna gets some help to make up for all the years of pranking she's missed.


    The Velocity of Blood by the dobermans
    Twilight makes a new scientific discovery that could change the course of history. With Spike at her side, she embarks on a quest to test her hypothesis, and do what no pony has ever done before.

    It Spills Over by ambion
    When you fear the cure worse than the affliction, how can you ever hope to recover? For Berry Punch, there's never been an easy answer.
    And when she is forced to confront consequences worse than any she could have imagined, it's just going to get harder.
    With only her newfound desperation to drive her forwards, Berry Punch throws herself into what might truly be her last living attempt at recovery.

    Winona by Obsequiosity
    "Then Twilight looked up at me with this shattered look, and I realized... Her foal is dead on account of I let him realize that we’re all just Winonas."
    It's not as bad as it sounds. Luna's there to keep him company.

    The Seventh Star by MrPage
    Twilight has been crowned princess and Spike dreads what will happen next. Does Twilight need him anymore? Will he soon be replaced? Is he worthy enough to serve a princess? Fearing the unknown future, Spike begins to despair. Will he end up all alone or will somepony be able to reassure him of what he means to her and the crucial part he is to her life?

    A Different Breed by LightningBass94
    Glistening Spear is caught in a storm, only to be saved by a breed of dragon thought to be long extinct, wiped out by a historical plague. In return, she is asked to deliver an item of high importance to safety.

    Tears of an Empty Sky by OnionPie
    A dragon wanders through a starless night, into a land that banished him centuries ago. Never did he imagine he would return to the world that cursed his very existence, but when the sun and moon failed to rise one fateful day, something compelled him to begin the long journey home to the princess who shattered his heart.


    Where We Belong by BlazzingInferno
    In the wake of Twilight’s escape from her kingdom, Nightmare Moon sentences Rarity, her palace steward, to a terrible fate: bound in gold and priceless gems, she’s to be thrown into an ancient dragon prison to be messily devoured.
    Except the prison isn’t what it seems, nor is its sole occupant. Rarity just might find her life instead of losing it, and alter the course of Equestrian history in process.

    Lawless Love by Blood Brandy
    The Mane-iac has a reason, a method to her madness, and one that will shock the Mane Si-er, the Power Ponies to their core.
    Because it's not exactly evil, and aren't we all crazy when we're in love?

    I'm Your Villain by FamousLastWords
    It's time for Starlight Glimmer's first Grand Galloping Gala! Unfortunately, she doesn't have a date while all her new friends do.
    Well, all her friends, but one...

    The Heart of a Dragon by Razorbeam
    As the years drew on, Spike's childish heart grew into that of a true adult, longing for the finer things in life; the finest things. He pursues his relationship with Rarity, but all does not go as planned.
    Filled with anger and sorrow, Spike and Rarity fall away from one another. In his grief, Spike pursues new interests, and their friendship is in danger of never recovering.
    But perhaps the truest words in life are these: you do not know what you had until you have lost it. Jealous and alone, finding no comfort in stallions she once loved, can Rarity reclaim her one chance at true love, before it is too late?

    Drinking Alone, Except with Two by AcreuBall
    Whatever the problem Rarity faced, there was always a Spike and a wine for it. She was confident he had gotten over his crush on her long ago, and he had since come to be a dear friend who she relied on for support and companionship.
    And surely he feels the same way towards her.

    The Sweetest Gem by The Rarispy
    The first episode of The Gems Trilogy.
    Sweetie Belle attempts to deal with the realization that she's developed a crush on Spike. Meanwhile, Spike's own feelings are in flux.

    Diamond Scales by DawnFade
    Spike is forced to confront the truth about his crush for Rarity.
    Short, sweet, simple.

    The Surprisingly Complicated Love Life of Spike the Dragon by King of Beggars
    Spike always thought that his love life was simple: chase Rarity, eventually win Rarity. But a surprise confession from a friend complicates matters in a way he never could have expected.


    Just an Assistant by RadicalDishonesty
    Being a princess is stressful, but your peers and friends can certainly help.
    That was what Twilight had in mind when she invited Luna over for tea one afternoon. A relaxing, friendly meeting between two fellow princesses where they can commiserate and share their experiences. An invitation to a stronger friendship than they had before, offered to a pony displaced in time.
    What she got was an uncomfortable assertion about her relationship with her number one assistant, Spike. One that she is having difficulty refuting.

    What Could Have Been Lost by TheVClaw
    It's been a week since the Royal Wedding, and Twilight and her friends are back in Ponyville, safe and sound. However, ever since they returned from Canterlot, all of Twilight's friends have gone through large bouts of guilt over ignoring her warnings. But of all her friends, Twilight is most concerned about Spike, who keeps waking up in the middle of the night with severe panic attacks.
    Despite all her best efforts, Twilight hasn't been able to get her assistant to talk about his dreams, or make him feel better about himself since that day. But after another restless night, Twilight has had enough, and refuses to let him go until he talks about his dream.
    However, when Spike finally confesses his recurring nightmare, he talks about what could've happened if Twilight never saved the wedding. And what she discovers, is much worse than she could've ever imagined.


    Hearts & Hooves & Ogres & Oubliettes by Vivid Syntax
    It's Guys' Night! OH YEAH! But when Big Mac betrays the sacred code "players before mares," the party is in for an adventure that's quite a bit... different.