History FanFic / TheConversionBureau

18th Dec '17 7:49:24 AM KizunaTallis
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->''“Humans are harsh creatures, but they have to be because their world is harsh and dangerous. Sometimes in their pursuit to survive, they cross each other, and most times they make friends and can work together, but other times it doesn’t work out and they feel that they have to fight. They are mostly good, I think, but sometimes they just plain old turn bad .... and live to cause other humans misery.”''
-->-- '''Twilight Sparkle (Yellowstone Continuity)'''



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Because this series tends to arouse strong [[InternetBackdraft emotions]], ''especially'' the stories written by [[Creator/JenniferDianeReitz Chatoyance]], please keep RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement in mind. To add a bit of perspective to that, ''A New Age'' and ''Not Just Ponies'' are the only stroies stories listed abovethat above that are not {{Hate Fic}}s. Seriously, tread carefully.
18th Dec '17 7:48:08 AM KizunaTallis
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Because this series tends to arouse strong [[InternetBackdraft emotions]], ''especially'' the stories written by [[Creator/JenniferDianeReitz Chatoyance]], please keep RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement in mind. To add a bit of perspective to that, ''A New Age'' is the only fic listed above with its own page that is not a HateFic. Seriously, tread carefully.

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Because this series tends to arouse strong [[InternetBackdraft emotions]], ''especially'' the stories written by [[Creator/JenniferDianeReitz Chatoyance]], please keep RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement in mind. To add a bit of perspective to that, ''A New Age'' is and ''Not Just Ponies'' are the only fic stroies listed above with its own page that is abovethat are not a HateFic.{{Hate Fic}}s. Seriously, tread carefully.
17th Dec '17 10:02:54 PM KizunaTallis
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* MagicMusic[=/=]ThePowerOfRock: the DeconstructiveParody "The Conversion Bureau: Metal Ripper" has Celestia being purged of a [[DemonicPossession demon]] by Music/{{Sabaton}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZm4zseMok0 Primo Victoria]].

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* MagicMusic[=/=]ThePowerOfRock: MagicMusic: Combined with ThePowerOfRock in the DeconstructiveParody "The ''The Conversion Bureau: Metal Ripper" has Ripper'', with Celestia being purged of a [[DemonicPossession demon]] by Music/{{Sabaton}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZm4zseMok0 Primo Victoria]]."Primo Victoria"]].



** ''United We Stand'' presents a very interesting take on the mirror universe; while the pro-human Equestria is otherwise identical to the show's canon, it's heavily implied that its descended from the Generation 1 pony universe, which canonically [[MyLittlePonyTheMovie already made friendly contact]] with humanity. Naturally, TCB Celestia views the pro-human mirror universe ponies as impostors and traitors.

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** ''United We Stand'' presents a very interesting take on the mirror universe; while the pro-human Equestria is otherwise identical to the show's canon, it's heavily implied that its it's descended from the Generation 1 pony universe, which canonically [[MyLittlePonyTheMovie [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyTheMovie already made friendly contact]] with humanity. Naturally, TCB Celestia views the pro-human mirror universe ponies as impostors and traitors.
17th Dec '17 9:12:35 PM KizunaTallis
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** Fanfic/SPECTRUM (a reboot of ''The Other Side of the Spectrum''.)

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** Fanfic/SPECTRUM Fanfic/{{SPECTRUM}} (a reboot ContinuityReboot of ''The Other Side of the Spectrum''.)Spectrum'')



** Fanfic/ConvergenceSeries (a crossover of ''The Avatar of Albion'' and ''The Other Side of the Spectrum''.)

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** Fanfic/ConvergenceSeries (a crossover of ''The Avatar of Albion'' and ''The Other Side of the Spectrum''.)Spectrum'')
17th Dec '17 9:30:57 AM Godzillawolf
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* Fanfic/TheConversionBureauNotJustPonies.
17th Dec '17 1:01:47 AM TheIdiot
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** Fanfic/SPECTRUM (a reboot of ''The Other Side of the Spectrum''.)
15th Dec '17 5:49:05 PM Anddrix
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Because this series tends to arouse [[LoveItOrHateIt strong]] [[InternetBackdraft emotions]], ''especially'' the stories written by [[Creator/JenniferDianeReitz Chatoyance]], please keep RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement in mind. To add a bit of perspective to that, ''A New Age'' is the only fic listed above with its own page that is not a HateFic. Seriously, tread carefully.

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Because this series tends to arouse [[LoveItOrHateIt strong]] strong [[InternetBackdraft emotions]], ''especially'' the stories written by [[Creator/JenniferDianeReitz Chatoyance]], please keep RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement in mind. To add a bit of perspective to that, ''A New Age'' is the only fic listed above with its own page that is not a HateFic. Seriously, tread carefully.
10th Dec '17 7:44:01 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GoneHorriblyWrong: [[WordOfGod Blaze went on the record to state]] that he only wanted to explain his own hypothesis as to why Equestria had no humans. Instead, he attracted a sizable {{hatedom}} and an [[NeverLiveItDown accidental reputation]] as an [[MisanthropeSupreme absolute misanthrope]]. This is probably the reason why many [=FiM=] fanfic writers now HandWave the absence of humans by having Equestria as being on another planet or in a parallel reality, with the humans serving the role as aliens or TheFairFolk.



** Ponies as Nazis: Only ponified humans are allowed inside Equestria, and the purification spell will [[UnfortunateImplications kill all humans that do not get ponified.]]

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** Ponies as Nazis: Only ponified humans are allowed inside Equestria, and the purification spell will [[UnfortunateImplications kill all humans that do not get ponified.]]
6th Dec '17 9:23:34 AM KizunaTallis
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* GoneHorriblyWrong: [[WordOfGod Blaze went on the record to state]] that he only wanted to explain his own hypothesis as to why Equestria had no humans. Instead, he attracted a sizable {{hatedom}} and an [[NeverLiveItDown accidental reputation]] as an [[MisanthropeSupreme absolute misanthrope]].
** This is probably the reason why many [=FiM=] fanfic writers now HandWave the absence of humans by having Equestria as being on another planet or in a parallel reality, with the humans serving the role as aliens or TheFairFolk.

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* GoneHorriblyWrong: [[WordOfGod Blaze went on the record to state]] that he only wanted to explain his own hypothesis as to why Equestria had no humans. Instead, he attracted a sizable {{hatedom}} and an [[NeverLiveItDown accidental reputation]] as an [[MisanthropeSupreme absolute misanthrope]].
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misanthrope]]. This is probably the reason why many [=FiM=] fanfic writers now HandWave the absence of humans by having Equestria as being on another planet or in a parallel reality, with the humans serving the role as aliens or TheFairFolk.



* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: It depends on the individual story, but it's common to set stories in the late-2010s (when the genre was first born) to at least the mid-late 21st century.



* CondescendingCompassion: The ponies view on Humans, who "can't help" their barbaric and monstrous behavior, so they ''must'' be saved by ponification. Often, this leads to the humans declaring ScrewYouElves and fighting back.

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* CondescendingCompassion: The ponies ponies' view on Humans, humans, who "can't help" their barbaric and monstrous behavior, so they ''must'' be saved by ponification. Often, this leads to the humans declaring ScrewYouElves and fighting back.



** In some stories, Humans live in a steadily eroding world where things like theft, murder, and rape are common, and communities are forced to band together to protect themselves. Equestrians find the fact that violence occurs at all to be horrifying.

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** In some stories, Humans humans live in a steadily eroding world where things like theft, murder, and rape are common, and communities are forced to band together to protect themselves. Equestrians find the fact that violence occurs at all to be horrifying.



** The ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/301668/negotiations Negotiations Verse]]'' centers on Twilight Sparkle, the only living Alicorn princess, realizing overtime the atrocities of ponification. It also gives Celestia a very plausible motivation for her actions, though it's also made clear that her mistakes and shortsightedness have made her irredeemable.
** The universe presented in ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/359324/conversion-zebra Conversion Zebra]]'' is a unique twist on it: it's a deconstruction of ''both'' the common types while reconstructing the ''setting''. Namely in this universe, the issue really ''is'' a natural disaster no one has any control over, and the common portrayals of the setting are believed to be true by some on both sides, but those assumptions are wrong and the consequences of people believing they are are explored. As a result, New Foals get treated with FantasticRacism by both sides, [[EvilVsEvil the PER and HLF are]] ''both'' [[KnightTemplar extremist lunatics who grossly misunderstand the issue and cause more harm than good]], and the attempts by some bits of humanity to 'save' the human race amount to trying to kill genuinely good people who are trying to do whatever they can to save another race from something neither side can control. One instance is the PER converting a human...who was going to convert ''anyway'', but into a different creature who is now trapped as a creature they didn't ''want'' to be.

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** The ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/301668/negotiations Negotiations Verse]]'' ''The Negotiationsverse'' centers on Twilight Sparkle, the only living Alicorn princess, realizing overtime over time the atrocities of ponification. It also gives Celestia a very plausible motivation for her actions, though it's also made clear that her mistakes and shortsightedness have made her irredeemable.
** The universe presented in ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/359324/conversion-zebra Conversion Zebra]]'' is a unique twist on it: it's a deconstruction of ''both'' the common types while reconstructing the ''setting''. Namely in this universe, the issue really ''is'' a natural disaster no one has any control over, and the common portrayals of the setting are believed to be true by some on both sides, but those assumptions are wrong and the consequences of people believing they are are explored. As a result, New Foals get treated with FantasticRacism by both sides, [[EvilVsEvil the PER and HLF are]] ''both'' [[KnightTemplar extremist lunatics who grossly misunderstand the issue and cause more harm than good]], and the attempts by some bits of humanity to 'save' the human race amount to trying to kill genuinely good people who are trying to do whatever they can to save another race from something neither side can control. One instance is the PER converting a human... who was going to convert ''anyway'', but into a different creature who is now trapped as a creature they didn't ''want'' to be.



* DrivenToSuicide: Pretty much a staple of the 'verse.
** In one of the fics, Twilight mentions that a few of the remaining humans chose this instead of facing the restoration magic or getting ponified.

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* DrivenToSuicide: Pretty much a staple of the 'verse.
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In one of the fics, Twilight mentions that a few of the remaining some stories, some humans chose choose this instead of facing the restoration magic or getting ponified.



* ElephantInTheLivingRoom: Many TCB fics see humanity as inferior and call ponyhood morally superior while conveniently ignoring the fact that canonical pony jerks do exist, like Trixie, the Flim-Flam Brothers, snooty Canterlot nobles like Prince Blueblood, bullies like Diamond Tiara and Rainbow Dash's Cloudsdale bullies, historical figures like Princess Platinum, Commander Hurricane, and Chancellor Puddinghead, and straight up villainous tyrants like King Sombra. The stories that paint Equestria up as a paradise also tend to ignore the existence of hostile native Equestrian races like Diamond Dogs, Changelings, and dragons, as well as what these other native species (like the griffons, buffaloes, donkeys/mules, zebras and others) would think of an entire species being converted into ponies.

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* ElephantInTheLivingRoom: Many TCB fics see humanity as inferior and call ponyhood ponies morally superior while conveniently ignoring the fact that canonical pony jerks do exist, like Trixie, the Flim-Flam Brothers, snooty Canterlot nobles like Prince Blueblood, bullies like Diamond Tiara and Rainbow Dash's Cloudsdale bullies, historical figures like Princess Platinum, Commander Hurricane, and Chancellor Puddinghead, and straight up villainous tyrants like King Sombra. The stories that paint Equestria up as a paradise also tend to ignore the existence of hostile native Equestrian races like Diamond Dogs, Changelings, and dragons, as well as what these other native species (like the griffons, buffaloes, donkeys/mules, zebras and others) would think of an entire species being converted into ponies.



** Invoked by the story ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/32753/2/The-Conversion-Bureau%3A-Wrong-universe/Wrong-Universe-%232---Deus-ex-Dalek Wrong Universe #2: Deus ex Dalek]]'', which has [[Series/DoctorWho Dalek Sec]] [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech sum up everything wrong with the TCB ponies]], before destroying the barrier, which, by proxy, kills Celestia and causes an unbalance in the ambient magic that sends the ponies into a massive VillainousBSOD and has every military force on Earth charging their way to Equestria to finish them off.
** On the Spacebattles forums, ''Literature/TheDraka'' are considered less evil. "Damn it, I have absolutely NO idea who to cheer for! On one hand, we have the xenophobic racist abominations of nature that violate almost every law and convention that exists, and [[BaitAndSwitchComparison on the other hand, we have the Draka!]]"

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** Invoked by the story ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/32753/2/The-Conversion-Bureau%3A-Wrong-universe/Wrong-Universe-%232---Deus-ex-Dalek Wrong Universe #2: Deus ex Dalek]]'', which has [[Series/DoctorWho Dalek Sec]] [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech sum up everything wrong with the TCB ponies]], before destroying the barrier, which, by proxy, kills Celestia and causes an unbalance imbalance in the ambient magic that sends the ponies into a massive VillainousBSOD and has every military force on Earth charging their way to Equestria to finish them off.
** On the Spacebattles forums, ''Literature/TheDraka'' are considered less evil. "Damn evil.
--->"Damn
it, I have absolutely NO idea who to cheer for! On one hand, we have the xenophobic racist abominations of nature that violate almost every law and convention that exists, and [[BaitAndSwitchComparison on the other hand, we have the Draka!]]"



** Subverted twice in [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/1058/the-conversion-bureau-change-of-life Change of Life.]] At first, it looks like Applejack and Silver are both racist towards Robert, a human. It turns out Applejack distrusts him for being 'city folk,' and Silver just plain doesn't like him for personal reasons.

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** Subverted twice in [[http://www.''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/1058/the-conversion-bureau-change-of-life Change of Life.]] Life]]''. At first, it looks like Applejack and Silver are both racist towards Robert, a human. It turns out Applejack distrusts him for being 'city folk,' "city folk" and Silver just plain doesn't like him for personal reasons.



* GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul: Some TCB fics paint the conversion process as being this trope. The happiness it induces isn't fake - you really ''will'' become a much more content and friendly person - [[FridgeHorror but still]]. A complicated example, as sometimes [[WorthLivingFor it clearly]] IS [[ThrowTheDogABone for the better]] - just as [[AssimilationPlot other times]], [[StepfordSmiler it obviously isn't.]]

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* GettingSmiliesPaintedOnYourSoul: Some TCB fics paint the conversion process as being this trope. The happiness it induces isn't fake - you really ''will'' become a much more content and friendly person - [[FridgeHorror but still]]. A complicated example, as sometimes [[WorthLivingFor it clearly]] IS ''is'' [[ThrowTheDogABone for the better]] - just as [[AssimilationPlot other times]], [[StepfordSmiler it obviously isn't.]]



* IDidWhatIHadToDo: In ''Last Man Standing,'' Celestia confirms the suspicions of many in a conversation with the last remaining human: she DID invade Earth deliberately. However, she points out that due to the merging of the worlds, either Equestria or Earth was going to be destroyed no matter what; she simply chose to try and save her subjects.
* IdiotBall: ''An Azure Future,'' in spades. After an entire story of wanting to remain human and not undergo conversion, the protagonist pulls a complete ideological 180, joins up with a terrorist organization and helps them successfully carpet-bomb a human settlement, then gases a cop whose only mistake was trying to give him a speeding ticket. Making the whole matter worse, the only reason he decided to help the terrorists was so they would convert him in exchange - something that is their ''entire purpose'' to do anyway. Not to mention he could've walked into any of a dozen nearby Conversion Bureaus and had the process done legitimately by trained professionals at any time. He receives nothing worse than mild disappointment from Celestia for the whole thing.

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* IDidWhatIHadToDo: In ''Last Man Standing,'' Standing'', Celestia confirms the suspicions of many in a conversation with the last remaining human: she DID invade Earth deliberately. However, she points out that due to the merging of the worlds, either Equestria or Earth was going to be destroyed no matter what; she simply chose to try and save her subjects.
* IdiotBall: ''An Azure Future,'' Future'', in spades. After an entire story of wanting to remain human and not undergo conversion, the protagonist pulls a complete ideological 180, joins up with a terrorist organization and helps them successfully carpet-bomb a human settlement, then gases a cop whose only mistake was trying to give him a speeding ticket. Making the whole matter worse, the only reason he decided to help the terrorists was so they would convert him in exchange - something that is their ''entire purpose'' to do anyway. Not to mention he could've walked into any of a dozen nearby Conversion Bureaus and had the process done legitimately by trained professionals at any time. He receives nothing worse than mild disappointment from Celestia for the whole thing.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: In "Metal Ripper", Joakim Bróden of Music/{{Sabaton}}, Joacim Cans of Music/{{Hammerfall}}, Hansi Kürsch of Music/BlindGuardian, Taage Laiho of Altaria, Alfred Romero of Dark Moor and Timo Kotipelto of Music/{{Stratovarius}} are the main characters. They appear as [[MagicMusic musican-mages]].

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: In "Metal Ripper", ''Metal Ripper'', Joakim Bróden of Music/{{Sabaton}}, Joacim Cans of Music/{{Hammerfall}}, Hansi Kürsch of Music/BlindGuardian, Taage Laiho of Altaria, Alfred Romero of Dark Moor and Timo Kotipelto of Music/{{Stratovarius}} are the main characters. They appear as [[MagicMusic musican-mages]].musician-mages]].



* ParentsInDistress: A species-wide example in "The Children of Man", which has the [[spoiler: now Sufficiently Advanced [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Cylons]]]] appear to defend their "parents".

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* ParentsInDistress: A species-wide example in the ''Wrong Universe'' short "The Children of Man", which has the [[spoiler: now [[spoiler:now Sufficiently Advanced [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Cylons]]]] appear to defend their "parents".



** Backfires horribly on her in the HateFic "Thus Saith The Lord!", when her conversion efforts make {{God}} [[TheScourgeOfGod angry enough to reenact]] [[Literature/TheBible the book of Exodus]], [[HumiliationConga with Celestia as Pharoah]].
---> '''Twilight Sparkle''': "I think that Celestia angered Someone she couldn't fight back against."
** Depictions of Celestia as a god in TCB stories range from "Canon Celestia," where she is more powerful than almost anything else on the planet (but still mortal, as shown in the Canterlot Wedding where she got taken out by Chrysalis), to "EldritchAbomination" where she only ''[[HumanoidAbomination looks]]'' like a pony, but is a vast, unkillable intelligence with limitless power.
** In [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/163052/1/conversion-bureau-the-harshest-lesson/the-harshest-lesson The Harshest Lesson]] the ponies attempts to control nature with magic cause the planet to develop self awareness. Unfortunately for them NatureIsNotNice and considers them a disease that must be purged and starts using DeathWorld tactics to drive them off. In an additional TakeThat it actually takes the ecological damage that humans caused in stride because it considers it to be part of survival of the fittest.

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** Backfires horribly on her in the HateFic "Thus Saith The Lord!", when her conversion efforts make {{God}} [[TheScourgeOfGod angry enough to reenact]] [[Literature/TheBible the book Book of Exodus]], [[HumiliationConga with Celestia as Pharoah]].
Pharoah Rameses]].
---> '''Twilight Sparkle''': "I I think that Celestia angered Someone she couldn't fight back against."
against.
** Depictions of Celestia as a god in TCB stories range from "Canon Celestia," Celestia", where she is more powerful than almost anything else on the planet (but still mortal, as shown in the Canterlot Wedding "Canterlot Wedding" episodes where she got taken out by Chrysalis), to "EldritchAbomination" where she only ''[[HumanoidAbomination looks]]'' like a pony, but is a vast, unkillable intelligence with limitless power.
** In [[https://www.''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/163052/1/conversion-bureau-the-harshest-lesson/the-harshest-lesson The Harshest Lesson]] Lesson]]'', the ponies ponies' attempts to control nature with magic cause the causes planet Earth itself to develop self awareness. self-awareness. Unfortunately for them them, NatureIsNotNice and the planet considers them the Equestrians a disease that must be purged and starts using DeathWorld tactics to drive them off. In an additional TakeThat TakeThat, it actually takes the ecological damage that humans caused in stride because it considers it to be part of survival of the fittest.



** in [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/163052/1/conversion-bureau-the-harshest-lesson/the-harshest-lesson The Harshest Lesson]] the ponies attempts to control the environment turn Earth into a DeathWorld because the planet has become a GeniusLoci and interprets what they're doing as a disease that must be purged.
** In ''The Other Side of the Spectrum'', it's made clear that this will be the end result for TCB!Equestria if humanity and their allies are all assimilated.

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** in [[https://www.In ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/163052/1/conversion-bureau-the-harshest-lesson/the-harshest-lesson The Harshest Lesson]] Lesson]]'', the ponies ponies' attempts to control the environment turn turns Earth into a DeathWorld because the planet has become a GeniusLoci and interprets what they're doing as a disease that must be purged.
** In ''The Other Side of the Spectrum'', it's made clear that this will be the end result for TCB!Equestria if humanity and their allies are all assimilated. The Solar Empire is already [[FascistButInefficient collapsing under its own weight]] of waging a near {{hopeless war}} against the [[HumansAreWarriors humans]] and dealing with a massive population boom while having little resources available to support them; victory will only exacerbate the problem.



*** This is continued in the sequel, ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/386939/conversion-dragon-a-dragon-walks-into-a-bar Conversion Dragon]]'' set in the same universe. As suggested by the above Zebra situation, the humans have full choice in ''what'' they become (with some exceptions for safety's sake), in this case an elderly woman who became a dragon, which she's rather happy about given 70s for humans is teenaged years for dragons (though there is a limitation on the number of dragons conversions due to a population boom of Dragons has obvious drawbacks) so she's young again. The entire story is mainly just her and a still human bartender having friendly conversation.

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*** This is continued in the sequel, ''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/386939/conversion-dragon-a-dragon-walks-into-a-bar Conversion Dragon]]'' set in the same universe. Dragon]]''. As suggested by the above Zebra situation, the humans have full choice in ''what'' they become (with some exceptions for safety's sake), in sake). In this case case, the main character is an elderly woman who became a dragon, which she's rather happy about about, given 70s that being 70 for humans is teenaged years the equivalent of being a teenager for dragons (though there is a limitation on the number of dragons dragon conversions due to a dragon population boom of Dragons has having obvious drawbacks) so she's young again. The entire story is mainly just her and a still human bartender having a friendly conversation.



* RecklessPacifist: In ''Railroad Seven-Three,'' the PER threatens to stop the Railroad vehicle with a spike strip. One of the PER pegasi even explicitly points out the pickup truck would probably flip over... ''and there were ponies in the flatbed at the time.'' Shortly thereafter, we see they weren't bluffing about the spike strip's presence, either.

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** ''Fanfic/ProjectSunflower'' also takes certain conventions of TCB while using them for less sinister purposes. Earth ''is'' under attack, but this alien threat is not of an Equestrian origin. The protagonist does turn herself into a pony out of her own free will and doesn't suffer any kinds of dramatic personality changes, and while things like converting the human race or a full military takeover are brought up, those options are automatically rejected. And once the ponies learn of humanity's plight, they immediately get to helping the humans save their world.
* RecklessPacifist: In ''Railroad Seven-Three,'' Seven-Three'', the PER threatens to stop the Railroad vehicle with a spike strip. One of the PER pegasi even explicitly points out the pickup truck would probably flip over... ''and there were ponies in the flatbed at the time.'' Shortly thereafter, we see they weren't bluffing about the spike strip's presence, either.



* ScrewYouElves: The "Ten Rounds" universe features this in ''spades'', with the human characters resisting the Ponification to truly epic lengths. One called "Ten Minutes" ends with [[spoiler: Celestia, along with thousands of ponies, being lured into the blast radius of a nuke]].
** The {{Deconstruction Fic}}s wherein humanity doesn't take kindly to the ponies' misanthropic attitudes and genocidal ambitions run on this theme.

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* ScrewYouElves: The "Ten Rounds" universe features this in ''spades'', with the human characters resisting the Ponification to truly epic lengths. One called "Ten Minutes" ends with [[spoiler: Celestia, along with thousands of ponies, being lured into the blast radius of a nuke]].
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The {{Deconstruction Fic}}s wherein humanity doesn't take kindly to the ponies' misanthropic attitudes and genocidal ambitions run on this theme.theme. The ''Ten Rounds'' universe features this in spades, with the human characters resisting the ponification to truly epic lengths. One called ''Ten Minutes'' ends with [[spoiler: Celestia, along with thousands of ponies, being lured into the blast radius of a nuke]].



* SongFic: The DeconstructiveParody, "The Conversion Bureau: Metal Ripper" has the lyrics of {{Sabaton}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZm4zseMok0 Primo Victoria]] complete with Youtube links at the end where the group defeats Celestia.
** Less obvious are the links to Youtube of the respective songs whenever a spell is cast using a lyric taken straight from the music in question.

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* SongFic: The DeconstructiveParody, "The ''The Conversion Bureau: Metal Ripper" Ripper'' has the lyrics of {{Sabaton}}'s Music/{{Sabaton}}'s [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZm4zseMok0 Primo Victoria]] "Primo Victoria"]] complete with Youtube links at the end where the group defeats Celestia.
** Less obvious are the links to Youtube of the respective songs whenever a spell is cast using a lyric taken straight from the music in question.
Celestia through ThePowerOfRock.



* TakeThat: ''Fanfic/AllAmericanGirl'' mentions a "Humans Are Bastards" horror film called ''The Converters''. The makers of which nearly got sued for libel.
** There are plenty of stories that involve take thats being given out to TCB ponies, including "Wrong Universe," by Dalek IX, or "What would Really Happen," which is where a few people convert, but then everyone else goes back to their lives, pretty much fine with the world as-is.
* TautologicalTemplar: Many stories have Celestia and the ponies completely failing to see anything wrong with the MindRape that accompanies the potion. Or failing to understand why the human race declares war on them after the effects of the conversion are known.
** In [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/14373/tcb-the-ballad-of-the-white-rose Ballad of the White Rose]] Celestia and her followers seem to be in denial a la WeHappyFew, when confronted about it by pony protesters they shut them up by force and don't seem to understand why they need to defend their points at all.
* TechnicalPacifist: On paper, the PER is ''biologically prevented'' from harming humans. In reality they find quite a few ways around this: BalefulPolymorph is their hat, obviously, but they also have no problem forcibly converting humans under hazardous conditions or with experimental, unstable serum versions. Both circumstances can, and often do, lead to death.

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* TakeThat: TCB itself is a frequent target of these from its deconstruction stories and other stories in the MLP fandom.
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''Fanfic/AllAmericanGirl'' mentions a "Humans Are Bastards" [[ShowWithinAShow horror film film]] called ''The Converters''. The makers of which nearly got sued for libel.
** There are plenty of stories that involve take thats middle fingers being given out to traditional TCB ponies, stories, including "Wrong Universe," ''Wrong Universe'' by Dalek IX, or "What would ''What Would Really Happen," Happen'', which is where a few people convert, convert but then everyone else goes back to their lives, pretty much fine with the world as-is.
* TautologicalTemplar: Many stories have Celestia and the ponies completely failing to see anything wrong with the MindRape that accompanies the potion. Or failing to understand why the human race declares war on them after the effects of the conversion are known.
** In [[https://www.''[[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/14373/tcb-the-ballad-of-the-white-rose Ballad of the White Rose]] Rose]]'', Celestia and her followers seem to be in denial a la WeHappyFew, and when confronted about it by pony protesters protesters, they shut them up by force and don't seem to understand why they need to defend their points at all.
* TechnicalPacifist: On paper, the PER is ''biologically prevented'' from harming humans. In reality reality, they find quite a few ways around this: BalefulPolymorph is their hat, obviously, but they also have no problem forcibly converting humans under hazardous conditions or with experimental, unstable serum versions. Both circumstances can, and often do, lead to death.



* TransformationSequence: Ponification itself.



* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: It depends on the fic really, but a common setting is in the 2015-2050 time span.
* {{War Fic}}s: ''Many'' of the fics could be classed as such. Mostly {{Hate Fic}}s but some standard TCB stories fit as well. The most prolific are probably ''FanFic/TheConversionBureauTheOtherSideOfTheSpectrum'' and ''FanFic/TheConversionBureauNotAlone''.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: It depends UncannyValley: {{Deconstruction fic}}s will present the newfoals as an InUniverse case of this for both humans and natural-born ponies. Depending on the fic really, but a common setting is in the 2015-2050 time span.
story, it can range from them looking just slightly off to being borderline robotic {{Stepford Smiler}}s.
* {{War Fic}}s: ''Many'' of the fics could be classed as such. Mostly {{Hate Fic}}s but some standard TCB stories fit as well. The most prolific are probably ''FanFic/TheConversionBureauTheOtherSideOfTheSpectrum'' and ''FanFic/TheConversionBureauNotAlone''. ''Fanfic/TheNegotiationsVerse'' has TheGreatOffscreenWar going on, exploring the aftermath more than anything.
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** a few fics have one of the villains from the show, such as King Sombra or Discord become powerful enough to NoSell the Elements because the barrier transforming the Earth and the large amount of newfoals in Equestria supercharges the BackgroundMagicalField with BlackMagic.
** in [[https://www.fimfiction.net/story/163052/1/conversion-bureau-the-harshest-lesson/the-harshest-lesson The Harshest Lesson]] the ponies attempts to control the environment turn Earth into a DeathWorld because the planet has become a GeniusLoci and interprets what they're doing as a disease that must be purged.
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