History FanFic / CadenceInAMinor

27th Jan '16 1:45:24 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* BiggerBad: Queen Chrysalis is behind almost everything bad that happens in the story but does not actually appear in person.



* [[spoiler:BrotherSisterIncest: Shining Armor does not actually desire his sister in a sexual way, but eventually masturbates while fantasizing about her in an attempt to vent his sexual frustration. The shame of doing this drives him to tears and sends him spiraling into self-loathing.]]

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* [[spoiler:BrotherSisterIncest: Shining BrotherSisterIncest: [[spoiler:Shining Armor does not actually desire his sister in a sexual way, but eventually masturbates while fantasizing about her in an attempt to vent his sexual frustration. The shame of doing this drives him to tears and sends him spiraling into self-loathing.]]



* [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength Does Not Know Her Own Strength]]: As an alicorn, Cadance physically outpowers Shining Armor and often forgets herself, accidentally hurting her husband. [[spoiler:Including ''breaking his ribs'' when she accidentally hugs him too hard. ''16 times'' prior to the events of the story!]]
* [[spoiler:DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: Averted. Shining's rape by Chrysalis is treated as a horrendous event by Shining himself and his therapist as well, and there's no doubt it's responsible for a lot of his current issues.]]

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* [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength Does Not Know Her Own Strength]]: DoesNotKnowHerOwnStrength: As an alicorn, Cadance physically outpowers Shining Armor and often forgets herself, accidentally hurting her husband. [[spoiler:Including ''breaking his ribs'' when she accidentally hugs him too hard. ''16 times'' prior to the events of the story!]]
* [[spoiler:DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: Averted.DoubleStandardRapeFemaleOnMale: [[spoiler:Averted. Shining's rape by Chrysalis is treated as a horrendous event by Shining himself and his therapist as well, and there's no doubt it's responsible for a lot of his current issues.]]



* TheGhost: Queen Chrysalis, despite having more influence on the story than almost any other character, never appears in person: see BiggerBad, above.

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* TheGhost: Queen Chrysalis, despite having more influence on the story than almost any other character, never appears in person: see BiggerBad, above.person.



* MySisterIsOffLimits: Iron Sight comments on how hot Twilight Sparkle is. Shining Armor warns him not to try anything if he doesn't want to be in a world of hurt.
** * ShipperOnDeck: Doesn't stop Iron Sight from setting things up for Flash Sentry to make an attempt.
* [[spoiler:NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization: Played with, and [[PlayedForDrama for drama]] as well. Shining Armor directs this attitude towards himself, displaying self-hatred for the fact that his rape by Chrysalis was pleasurable for him--so much so that his own wife is sexually unsatisfying in response.]]

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* MySisterIsOffLimits: Iron Sight comments on how hot Twilight Sparkle is. Shining Armor warns him not to try anything if he doesn't want to be in a world of hurt.
** * ShipperOnDeck:
hurt. [[ShipperOnDeck Doesn't stop Iron Sight from setting things up for Flash Sentry to make an attempt.
attempt. ]]
* [[spoiler:NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization: Played NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization: [[spoiler:Played with, and [[PlayedForDrama for drama]] as well. Shining Armor directs this attitude towards himself, displaying self-hatred for the fact that his rape by Chrysalis was pleasurable for him--so much so that his own wife is sexually unsatisfying in response.]]



* NoSocialSkills: Princess Luna, and how.

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* %%* NoSocialSkills: Princess Luna, and how.Luna



* [[spoiler:SexSlave: Chrysalis turned a brainwashed Shining Armor into little more than this.]]

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* [[spoiler:SexSlave: Chrysalis SexSlave: [[spoiler:Chrysalis turned a brainwashed Shining Armor into little more than this.]]



* [[spoiler: TraumaInducedAmnesia: Shining forgot about the exact instances of Chrysalis using him for sex; Luna unlocked his memories in an attempt to determine if there was some kind of magic left behind that caused his panic attacks and inability to get it up for Cadance.]]
* WhamEpisode: Chapter 4. [[spoiler:Shining Armor admits to himself and his counselor that he was raped by Chrysalis.]]
** Chapter 8. [[spoiler: Shining Armor and Cadance have a huge fight.]]

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* [[spoiler: TraumaInducedAmnesia: Shining [[spoiler:Shining forgot about the exact instances of Chrysalis using him for sex; Luna unlocked his memories in an attempt to determine if there was some kind of magic left behind that caused his panic attacks and inability to get it up for Cadance.]]
* WhamEpisode: WhamEpisode:
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Chapter 4. [[spoiler:Shining Armor admits to himself and his counselor that he was raped by Chrysalis.]]
** Chapter 8. [[spoiler: Shining [[spoiler:Shining Armor and Cadance have a huge fight.]]
14th Oct '15 5:51:20 PM IshiMatsu615
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18th Jul '15 2:52:02 AM Kurush
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** * ShipperOnDeck: Doesn't stop Iron Sight from setting things up for Flash Sentry to make an attempt.
12th Apr '15 9:32:21 AM ultimomant
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* PowerPerversionPotential: What finally makes their bedroom business work? [[spoiler:After Twilight told them about the age spell Trixie used in "Magic Duel", Cadance learns it and turns herself into a teenager. ]]

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* PowerPerversionPotential: What finally makes their bedroom business work? [[spoiler:After Twilight told them about the age spell Trixie used in "Magic Duel", Cadance learns it and turns herself into a teenager. ]]]]
* RagingStiffie: To his chagrin, Shining Armor keeps getting these when he's with mares other than his wife.
12th Apr '15 9:04:16 AM ultimomant
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Cadence in a Minor is a mature fanfic of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic.'' The story follows Shining Armor in his journey of self-doubt and self-discovery following the events of the show. What sets this fanfic apart is its mature handling of sensitive subject matter, and its mastery of MoodWhiplash: the story has standout comedy, sad moments, and horrifying scenes--sometimes all in the same chapter

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Cadence in a Minor is a mature fanfic of ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic.'' The story follows Shining Armor in his journey of self-doubt and self-discovery following the events of the show. What sets this fanfic apart is its mature handling of sensitive subject matter, and its mastery of MoodWhiplash: the story has standout comedy, sad moments, and horrifying scenes--sometimes all in the same chapter
chapter.


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* ICallHimMisterHappy: Shining Armor calls his "The Prince" and "Little Shiny".


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* MySisterIsOffLimits: Iron Sight comments on how hot Twilight Sparkle is. Shining Armor warns him not to try anything if he doesn't want to be in a world of hurt.


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* PowerPerversionPotential: What finally makes their bedroom business work? [[spoiler:After Twilight told them about the age spell Trixie used in "Magic Duel", Cadance learns it and turns herself into a teenager. ]]
12th Apr '15 12:46:22 AM ultimomant
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Written by Isseus and still ongoing, the fic can be found [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/66834/cadence-in-a-minor here.]]

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Written by Isseus and still ongoing, now complete, the fic can be found [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/66834/cadence-in-a-minor here.]]
14th Aug '14 11:17:52 AM DCC
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* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler:Averted, Shining Armor and his wife make up from their fight pretty quickly but they don't fully trust each other and still have more or their relationship to repair.]]

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* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler:Averted, Shining Armor and his wife make up from their fight pretty quickly but they don't fully trust each other and still have more or of their relationship to repair.]]
6th Mar '14 1:28:18 PM MarkLungo
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** Chapter 8. [[spoiler: Shining Armor and Cadance have a huge fight.]]

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** Chapter 8. [[spoiler: Shining Armor and Cadance have a huge fight.]]]]
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31st Oct '13 7:39:16 PM CorLeonis
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* [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength Does Not Know Her Own Strength]]: As an alicorn, Cadance physically outpowers Shining Armor and often forgets herself, accidentally hurting her husband. [[spoiler:Including ''breaking his ribs'' when she accidentally hugs him too hard.]]

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* [[DoesNotKnowHisOwnStrength Does Not Know Her Own Strength]]: As an alicorn, Cadance physically outpowers Shining Armor and often forgets herself, accidentally hurting her husband. [[spoiler:Including ''breaking his ribs'' when she accidentally hugs him too hard.]] ''16 times'' prior to the events of the story!]]



* RankUp: Shining Armor was recently promotoed.

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* RankUp: Shining Armor was recently promotoed.promoted.


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* [[spoiler: TraumaInducedAmnesia: Shining forgot about the exact instances of Chrysalis using him for sex; Luna unlocked his memories in an attempt to determine if there was some kind of magic left behind that caused his panic attacks and inability to get it up for Cadance.]]
4th Jul '13 11:54:25 PM deeman45
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* DisproportionateRetribution: Iron Sight got Shining Armor drunk and spooked Cadance. [[spoiler:So naturally, he gets charged with ''treason.'']]



* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler:Averted, Shining Armor and his wife make up from their fight pretty quickly but they don't fully trust each other and still have more or their relationship to repair.]]



* HenpeckedHusband: Shining Armor feels like one. [[UnreliableNarrator Whether he]] ''[[UnreliableNarrator is]]'' [[UnreliableNarrator one]] is up for debate.



* InterspeciesRomance: A soldier under Shining Armor's command has begun dating a giffon. Shining Armor and Cadence might count themselves, depending on how you view alicorns in relation to the rest of the ponies.

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* InterspeciesRomance: A soldier under Shining Armor's command has begun dating a giffon.griffon. Shining Armor and Cadence might count themselves, depending on how you view alicorns in relation to the rest of the ponies.



* LemonyNarrator: All over the place in the first chapters, appears sporadically in the later ones.



* MarsAndVenusGenderContrast: Shining Armor has this mindset, attributing curious or enigmatic behavior on the part of his wife or the maids to their femininity, though there are hints this isn't usual behavior for him. And most of the motivations behind the mares' actions aren't tied to their gender.



* PoorCommunicationKills: Shining Armor has difficulty telling his wife the truth about what happened, and that's not getting into the assumptions Cadance makes about him, because of the way he was acting because of the assumptions he made about the maids, [[OverlyLongGag because of the assumptions the maids made about him and Cadance...]]



* RebelliousPrincess: According to Cadance, she had this attitude as a newly-coronated teenager, which is why she did things like babysit.



* SitcomArchnemesis: Shining Armor and those two maids. [[spoiler:[[{{Deconstruction}} Deconstructed,]] their hate for one another, while initially comical, is very real and it does some real damage to all parties involved.]]



* StepfordSmiler: Cadance is not as well-adjusted as she appears.



* WhamEpisode: Chapter 4. [[spoiler:Shining Armor admits to himself and his counselor that he was raped by Chrysalis.]]

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* ThoseTwoGuys: Broom Sweep and Feather Duster, Cadance's maids/nannies/lifelong friends.
* WhamEpisode: Chapter 4. [[spoiler:Shining Armor admits to himself and his counselor that he was raped by Chrysalis.]]
** Chapter 8. [[spoiler: Shining Armor and Cadance have a huge fight.
]]
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