History Fanfic / RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse

25th Aug '17 9:45:34 AM LaVallett1
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* [[HitlerAteSugar Corona Wore Gold]]: In Equestria, due to Corona's association with the colour gold, both the metal and colour is a taboo to the Equestrian ponies. The same goes to the midday sun.


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* HitlerAteSugar: Due to Corona's association with the colour gold, Equestrians would rather not want anything golden. As a result, gold as a metal lost all its value and the colour is a taboo and bad luck in Equestria. The same goes to staying outside under the sun at midday.
27th Jun '17 4:08:10 PM Donquill
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* BlindIdiotTranslation: an in-universe example with a group of unicorn scholars, [[spoiler: who totally butchered a foreign spell book required for researching zebra magic.]]

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* BlindIdiotTranslation: an in-universe example with a group of unicorn scholars, [[spoiler: who totally butchered a foreign spell book required for researching zebra magic.magic, translating the ingredients, steps, and words separately and matching them up later, instead of dividing the book up into thirds and each translating a portion.]]


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** One of the scholars shows up again later, leaving a Griffon text partially translated as a stylistic choice. She did include a guide to the language... in the ''back'' of the book.
25th May '17 8:12:30 AM RainbowDoubleDash
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** In ''The Return of Tambelon'', [[spoiler:Grogar claims this after becoming a lich, just before dying.]]



* AlternateUniverse: The "Sexyverse" wherein everyone's a lot more promiscuous and Pokey is gay.

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* AlternateUniverse: The "Sexyverse" wherein everyone's series itself, of course.
** Two stories by RDD, ''In the Heat of the Moment'' and ''I'll See You Soon'', themselves take place in a slightly-alternate universe from the Lunaverse, nicknamed "the Sexyverse". Events still play out mostly the same, but everyone is
a lot more promiscuous and Pokey is gay.promiscuous.



* ArtifactOfDoom: The Guitar of the Sirens

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* ArtifactOfDoom: Has become something of a staple for the series.
** The Alicorn Amulet
** The Rainbow of Darkness
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The Guitar of the Sirens



* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever:

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* AttackOfThe50FootWhatever:AttackOfThe50FootWhatever: ''All'' dragons, who usually grow to be about 50-70 feet from head to tail, but some grow even bigger. However, most generally keep to themselves and don't want to be bothered by ponies.



** [[spoiler:Grogar in ''The Return of Tambelon''. Becoming a lich in the first place requires you to be killed - you have to be "dead" before becoming "undead", after all.]]



** Kindle was deluded long before he met up with Corona.



** You'd think this would apply to Corona, but WordOfGod is that between the two alicorn sisters, Luna is ''far'' more capable of cruelty. The worst Corona will ever (intentionally) do to you is kill you, and quickly. Luna's the sort who might come up with creative punishments designed to make you ''suffer''.



** Theoretically, any time RDD uses alternate languages in his stores...though these are usually only the result of Google Translate since by his own admission RDD speaks only two languages: [[Film/TheFifthElement English and Bad English]]



** ''The Return of Tambelon'' ends with [[spoiler:Grogar defeated and Corona having regained all her power, ''but'' Corona's also come out of it more level-headed and calm, leading to the HopeSpot ending.]]



** All instances of RDD using a language other than English.



* BrokenPedestal: [[spoiler: Octavia, to Lyra]].

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* BrokenPedestal: BrokenPedestal:
** Celestia, to Luna. A thousand years later, and Luna is ''still'' making decisions based on the fear that if Celestia wasn't strong enough to not turn evil, there's no way that she is.
**
[[spoiler: Octavia, to Lyra]].Lyra]]



** The explanation given for why Rainbow Dash is given so much leeway to goof around - [[BrilliantButLazy she is just that good at her work when she bothers to.]]
** [[spoiler: It also turns out that she ''can't'' be fired because of her political connections- she's really only there to look after Fluttershy, and her high position is so that she has the power to get others to cover for her in case she needs to care for the shy pegasus.]]

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** The explanation given for why Rainbow Dash is given so much leeway to goof around - [[BrilliantButLazy she is just that good at her work when she bothers to.]] [[spoiler: It also turns out that she ''can't'' be fired because of her political connections- she's really only there to look after Fluttershy, and her high position is so that she has the power to get others to cover for her in case she needs to care for the shy pegasus.]]
** [[spoiler: It also turns out Seems to apply to a lot of the apprentices that she ''can't'' be fired because of her political connections- she's really only there to look after Fluttershy, and her high position is so that she has Luna's taken on over the power to get others to cover for her years, if Snowy Night in case she needs to care for ''The Rime of the shy pegasus.]]Ancient Pegasus'' is any indication.



* CityOfAdventure: In ''Magic Tutor''. Trixie tells Twilight Sparkle that while her Ursa Minor was the biggest monster to attack Ponyville so far, it wasn't the only one. As a matter of fact, they have to rebuild at least one or two buildings a week.

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* CityOfAdventure: In ''Magic Tutor''. Trixie tells Twilight Sparkle that while her Ursa Minor was the biggest monster to attack Ponyville so far, it wasn't the only one. As a matter of fact, they have to rebuild at least one or two buildings a week. Later material has expanded on this, revealing that Ponyville and two other towns on the edge of the Everfree, Hoofington and Bridleton, deal with this all the time; as such, the North Everfree province that all three are in is considered to be something of a wild, untamed land full of crazy ponies by the rest of Equestria, despite being only two hours from Canterlot by train.



* ContinuityNod:

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* ContinuityNod:ContinuityNod: All over the place.



* CoolHelmet: The Royal Guard of Zaldia have helmets designed to look like bears.

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* CoolHelmet: The Royal Guard of Zaldia have helmets designed to look like roaring bears.



* CrisisCrossover: The Discord of one timeline has "recruited" Ditzy to serve as the Element of Kindness in a sort of all-star team of other alternate Elements. Along with her are Spike of the Flipverse, Octavia of the Cadenceverse, Rainbow Dash of the Rainbowverse, Orange Sherbet of the Manehattanverse and Pinkie Pie of the Hasbroverse.

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** Hoofington has been populated almost entirely with the OCs of Lunaverse authors.
* CrisisCrossover: The Discord of one timeline has "recruited" Ditzy to serve as the Element of Kindness in a sort of all-star team of other alternate Elements. Along with her are Spike of the Flipverse, Octavia of the Cadenceverse, Rainbow Dash of the Rainbowverse, Orange Sherbet of the Manehattanverse and Pinkie Pie of the Hasbroverse.



** [[spoiler:Tirek in ''The Return of Tambelon'' is described as a being of pure darkness and evil.]]



* DarkerAndEdgier: Goes in this direction, though most of the stories published so far still manage to remain within their "Everyone" ratings on Website/FimfictionDotNet. [[spoiler:The exception is ''Helping...Hands?'', due to Lyra being transformed into a human and naked for the majority of the fic.]]
** "In The Heat Of The Moment," which ''is'' non-canon with the rest of the Lunaverse, is ''definitely'' for more mature audiences... but given that it's about Trixie being in Heat, this is also understandable.
** At least one part of the "Darker and Edgier" part is that while the Canon show has the mane six deal with arbitrary "Friendship Problems," such as "Twillight doesn't turn in an assignment on time" or "Applejack doesn't know how to accept help," or MonsterOfTheWeek attacks, the Lunaverse tends towards AdultFear dilemmas such as "My daughter just met her half-sister, [[spoiler: and she's just as much a victim of her father's affair as my daughter is]]," or "I could lose my farm because of the rising costs and increasing wear-and-tear on the various parts of the farm," or towards literary deconstruction of canon black-and-white events.

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Goes in this direction, though most of the stories published so far still manage to remain within their "Everyone" ratings on Website/FimfictionDotNet. [[spoiler:The The first exception is was ''Helping...Hands?'', due to Lyra [[spoiler:Lyra being transformed into a human and naked for the majority of the fic.]]
** "In The Heat Of The Moment," which ''is'' non-canon with
]] Others have since been pushed a little higher, but generally the rest of the Lunaverse, is ''definitely'' for more mature audiences... but given that it's about Trixie being in Heat, this is also understandable.
universe tries to stay around PG-13 at most.
** At least one part of the "Darker and Edgier" part is that while the Canon canon show has the mane six deal with arbitrary "Friendship Problems," such as "Twillight doesn't turn in an assignment on time" or "Applejack doesn't know how to accept help," or MonsterOfTheWeek attacks, the Lunaverse tends towards AdultFear dilemmas such as "My daughter just met her half-sister, [[spoiler: and she's just as much a victim of her father's affair as my daughter is]]," or "I could lose my farm because of the rising costs and increasing wear-and-tear on the various parts of the farm," or towards literary deconstruction of canon black-and-white events.



* DeadlyDecadentCourt:
** The Night Court is said to be one, and the few members that we have seen (including Greengrass) bear this out.
*** ''At the Grand Galloping Gala'' has Trixie make the unpleasant realization that the Night Court is ''completely'' corrupt. Even the most decent members, like Night Light, willingly and often use blackmail, bribery, and threats in order to get what they want. Greengrass and his allies are just the most aggressive about it.

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* DeadlyDecadentCourt:
**
DeadlyDecadentCourt: The Night Court is said initially shown to be one, and one. Well, except for the few members that we have seen (including Greengrass) bear this out.
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"deadly" part.
**
''At the Grand Galloping Gala'' has Trixie make the unpleasant realization that the Night Court is ''completely'' corrupt. Even the most decent members, like Night Light, willingly and often use blackmail, bribery, and threats in order to get what they want.want; or else simply stand aside and do nothing, like Fluttering Posey. Greengrass and his allies are just the most aggressive about it. As such, the final villain of Season 1 isn't any one pony, but the Night Court as a whole.



*** In Ill Communication we learn that growing up her family hardly spoke so she ended up speaking to anything or nothing, so she grew up not knowing how to deal with real ponies who could talk back....she gets better by the end of the fic though.

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*** In Ill Communication ''Ill Communication'' we learn that growing up her family hardly spoke so she ended up speaking to anything or nothing, so she grew up not knowing how to deal with real ponies who could talk back....she gets better by the end of the fic though.



** Averted with most other villains, who seem to teleport or run away after being defeated. Rainbow Double Dash lampshaded this with an omake ending to "Family Matters" where Sparkler announces that she's teleporting away so that "She doesn't have to have character growth," after stealing the cake. AndThatsTerrible.

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** Averted with most other villains, who seem to teleport or run away after being defeated. Rainbow Double Dash RainbowDoubleDash lampshaded this with an omake ending to "Family Matters" where Sparkler announces that she's teleporting away so that "She "[she] doesn't have to have character growth," after stealing the cake. AndThatsTerrible.



* EnemyMine: In a few occasions, Trixie and her friends had to do this. In ''Secret of Andalantis'', they had to do this with Zizanie[[spoiler:, who had been posing as Rarity for a good part of the story]]. In ''At The Grand Galloping Gala'', they had to do that again. In ''The Return of Tambelon'', after Lyra was kidnapped by Grogar's forces, Trixie and company had to ally with ''Corona'' of all ponies while Lyra herself allied with Zecora (who had been kidnapped earlier in the story). And in ''Just Us Little Ponies'', the Elements had to ally with Duke Greengrass, of all ponies, in order to oppose both the mafia and the conspiracy that was trying to kill Twilight.

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* EnemyMine: In On a few occasions, Trixie and her friends had to do this. In ''Secret of Andalantis'', they had to do this with Zizanie[[spoiler:, who had been posing as Rarity for a good part of the story]]. In ''At The Grand Galloping Gala'', they had to do that again. In ''The Return of Tambelon'', after Lyra was kidnapped by Grogar's forces, Trixie and company had to ally with ''Corona'' of all ponies while Lyra herself allied with Zecora (who had been kidnapped earlier in the story). And in ''Just Us Little Ponies'', the Elements had to ally with Duke Greengrass, of all ponies, in order to oppose both the mafia and the conspiracy that was trying to kill Twilight.



* EvenTheGuysWantHim: According to the non-canon story "I'll See you Soon," Bon Bon accuses Lyra of staring at Big Macintosh. Lyra remarks that ''everyone'' stares at Big Macintosh. Bon Bon has no choice but to admit while sighing dreamily- and keep in mind that this version of Bon Bon is [[SingleTargetSexuality Lyrasexual.]]
* EveryoneHasStandards: In a bit of a NoodleIncident, in ''Tales of Ponyville,'' Lyra remembers an argument she had with Bon Bon about what "Green" tasted like, that resulted in them dragging other ponies into it and only stopping when ''Pinkie'' thought that they were being weird.

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* EvenTheGuysWantHim: According to the non-canon story "I'll See you Soon," Bon Bon accuses Lyra of staring at Big Macintosh. Lyra remarks that ''everyone'' stares at Big Macintosh. Bon Bon has no choice but to admit it's true while sighing dreamily- dreamily - and keep in mind that this version of Bon Bon is [[SingleTargetSexuality Lyrasexual.]]
* EveryoneHasStandards: In a bit of a NoodleIncident, in ''Tales of Ponyville,'' Lyra remembers an argument she had with Bon Bon about what "Green" "green" tasted like, that resulted in them dragging other ponies into it and only stopping when ''Pinkie'' thought that they were being weird.



* {{Expy}}: WordOfGod has stated that Corona's characterization draws inspiration from pre-BadassDecay [[MightyMorphinPowerRangers Lord Zedd]].

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** Corona verses Grogar in ''The Return of Tambelon''.
* {{Expy}}: WordOfGod has stated that Corona's characterization draws Corona originally drew a lot of inspiration from pre-BadassDecay [[MightyMorphinPowerRangers Lord Zedd]].Zedd, though this has been toned down and switched due to negative reactions from readers.



* GratuitousFrench: [[spoiler: When Trixie gets drunk, she reverts to Neigh Orleans form. And starts quoting ''Series/BabylonFive''.]] Also: [[spoiler:''"Embrassez moi, Monsieur Bourbon!"''.]]

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* GratuitousFrench: [[spoiler: When Trixie gets drunk, she reverts to Neigh Orleans form. And starts quoting ''Series/BabylonFive''.]] Also: [[spoiler:''"Embrassez moi, Monsieur Bourbon!"''.]]Bourbon!"'']]



*** During her defeat, it's also implied that [[spoiler:Sloth, in the original form of a DespairEventHorizon]] is what finally pushed her over the edge.

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*** During her defeat, it's also implied that [[spoiler:Sloth, in the original form of a DespairEventHorizon]] is what finally pushed her over the edge. As the Lunaverse has progressed, this has since become her primary motivation.



** To be fair to Corona, though, Celestia is her actual name, with Corona being a name invented by others and applied to her, possibly after she was banished. [[spoiler: Also, she did want Luna to call her "Tia."]]
* IGaveMyWord: Despite her insanity and maliciousness, Corona does make special effort to make sure that her hostages are safe.

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** To be fair to Corona, though, Celestia is her actual name, with Corona being a name invented by others and applied to her, possibly after she was banished. [[spoiler: Also, she did want [[spoiler:She also hopes, in her own insane way, to one day mend things with Luna to enough that Luna will call her "Tia."]]
"Tia" again.]]
* IGaveMyWord: Despite For all her insanity and maliciousness, other faults, Corona does make special effort to make sure has demonstrated that her hostages are safe.word, once given, is ''iron'', keeping to both the letter ''and the spirit'' of any promise made.



* IHaveYourWife: Corona takes quite a few ponies hostage.

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* IHaveYourWife: Corona takes quite a few ponies hostage.hostage in her first appearance, as a means of keeping Ponyville passive. She apparently did this to her Day Court a thousand years in the past, as well.



* TheImmodestOrgasm: [=BonBon=] in ''The Night After''. Oh so much.

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* TheImmodestOrgasm: [=BonBon=] Bon Bon in ''The Night After''. Oh so much.



** Pinkie actually falls into this a little- without the element of laughter, she wants to make ponies happy without considering or asking what would make ''them'' happy, and merely throws lots of parties.

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** Pinkie actually falls into this a little- without the element of laughter, little: she wants to make ponies happy without considering or asking what would make ''them'' happy, and merely throws lots of parties.



* {{Invisibility}}: The spell Trixie has demonstrated most turns her invisible, which she has used several times to either sneak around or avoid danger. A second spell prevents her hooves from making noise when she moves.

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* {{Invisibility}}: The spell Trixie has demonstrated most turns her invisible, Trixie's signiture spell, which she has used several times to either sneak around or avoid danger. A second spell prevents her hooves from making noise when she moves.



-->“Carrot Top, think fer a minute!” Applejack looked flustered. “All this is gonna do is take down both of us! Dang it, ah don’t know if ya’ve got some vendetta ‘gainst ma or what, but this ain’t worth it!”\\

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-->“Carrot Top, think fer a minute!” Applejack looked flustered. “All this is gonna do is take down both of us! Dang it, ah don’t know if ya’ve ya've got some vendetta ‘gainst ma or what, but this ain’t worth it!”\\



* LastSecondChance: [[spoiler: Luna offers one to Corona. Due to her utter sola-cy, Corona refuses it. Luna is, in a way, justified in that it's implied [[IDidWhatIHadToDo she]] built up a pro it's-not-Celestia's-fault-she-went-evil type of thinking over the millennia that she ruled alone.]]

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* LastSecondChance: [[spoiler: Luna offers one to Corona. Due to her utter sola-cy, Corona refuses it. Luna is, in a way, justified in that it's implied [[IDidWhatIHadToDo she]] built up a pro it's-not-Celestia's-fault-she-went-evil type of thinking over the millennia that she ruled alone.]]



** Averted with Princess Cadenza of Cavallia. Her heraldry specifically invokes the image of the rising or setting sun, and she is ''unquestionably'' a good pony.



** Corona, Latin for "crown". It also refers to the "atmosphere" of the Sun, which can be seen most easily during a total solar eclipse as a bright ring (the corona) surrounding a black disk (the moon); i.e., a thin layer of light surrounding a dark core.



* MightyGlacier: Raindrops is strong even by the average earth pony's standard, but her speed and agility are bad even by the average pegasus's standard, to say nothing of prodigies like Rainbow Dash.
* MindRape: In a possible deconstruction of both times that[[spoiler: of both times that Twilight has made her friends remember their real lives, Trixie giving the Mane Universe versions of her friends memories of their lives in the Lunaverse seems to be played up as this.]]
** [[spoiler: However, it is important to note that Trixie was under the impression that her friends had themselves been {{mind rape}}d, and she believed that she was fixing things.]] It doesn't make it any better, and the horror of this is evident.

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* MightyGlacier: Raindrops is strong even by the average earth pony's standard, but her speed and agility are bad even by the average pegasus's standard, to say nothing of prodigies like Rainbow Dash.
* MindRape: In a possible deconstruction of both times that[[spoiler: of both times that Twilight has made her friends remember their real lives, Trixie giving the Mane Universe versions of her friends memories of their lives in the Lunaverse seems to be played up as this.]]
** [[spoiler: However, it is important to note that Trixie was under the impression that her friends had themselves been {{mind rape}}d, and she believed that she was fixing things.]] It doesn't make it any better, and the horror of this is evident.]]



* MoralityChain: Explored. Without friends to keep them in line, Rainbow and [[spoiler: Twilight]] are much less personable than in canon. Becomes a DeconstructedTrope for Rainbow - she may care about Fluttershy, but fails to extend it to anyone else.

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* MoralityChain: Explored. Without friends to keep them in line, Rainbow Dash and [[spoiler: Twilight]] are much less personable than in canon. Becomes a DeconstructedTrope for Rainbow Dash - she may care about Fluttershy, but fails to extend it to anyone else.



** ''Return of Tambelon'' seems to be establishing Zecora as one for Corona.

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** ''Return of Tambelon'' seems to be establishing establishes Zecora as one for Corona.



** Luna had a ''bad time'' 1,000 years ago and has ''three'' of these: [[spoiler: first, she failed to notice that Celestia was going insane until it was too late, resulting in Corona and the subsequent banishment. Next, Cadance was "born" but Luna thought she wouldn't be a good enough mother, so she left Cadance in the care of Cavallian vinters. Finally, the utter despair she felt became too much, so she ''abandoned Equestria'' for another world - she came back fairly quickly, but not due to realizing she was wrong. All of this together led to Luna spending a total of twelve years in a drunken, depressed stupor.]]



** The Shadowbolts exist, but instead of being a pegasi acrobatic team, they instead are an elite team of ponies whose job it is to deal with issues the Royal Guard can't handle on its own, ''a la'' the FBI. Twilight Sparkle is currently their primary target.

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** The Shadowbolts exist, but instead of being a pegasi acrobatic team, team and/or Nightmare Moon, they instead are an elite team of ponies whose job it is to deal with issues the Royal Guard can't handle on its own, ''a la'' the FBI. Twilight Sparkle is currently their primary target.FBI.



* NeverMyFault: Corona seems to be incapable of connecting her being a power-hungry maniac with the fear she instills in the ponies of the Lunaverse.
** Twilight is starting to get that way.
** Averted Post-Crisis, she's now under house arrest in Ponyville, performing community service at her own request.

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* NeverMyFault: Corona seems to be is incapable of connecting her being a power-hungry maniac with the fear she instills in the ponies of the Lunaverse.
** Twilight is starting was this way for awhile, though she eventually came around to get that way.
** Averted Post-Crisis, she's now under house arrest in Ponyville, performing community service at her own request.
realizing she made a series of mistakes and turned herself in.



** In ''The Return of Tambelon'', the Luna-6 attempt to take both Grogar and Corona captive at the same time. [[spoiler:It backfires spectacularly and more-or-less directly leads to both Grogar's ascendency as a lich; and Corona regaining the full bredth of her powers]]



*** ''Crisis'' reveals that Luna was inside when it melted…

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*** ''Crisis'' reveals that Luna was inside when it melted…melted...



** Trixie has a spell that lets whoever she casts it on basically perfectly remember anything they're looking at for twenty-four hours.

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** Trixie has a spell that lets whoever she casts it on basically perfectly remember anything they're looking at for twenty-four hours. hours.



** It's implied that Canon!Trixie is much the same way in ''Crisis'', as both compare learning magic from books to learning to dance from a book- you can read all you want on the placement of your feet, but only by getting up will you learn how to dance.

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** It's implied shown that Canon!Trixie is much the same way in ''Crisis'', as both compare learning magic from books to learning to dance from a book- book - you can read all you want on the placement of your feet, but only by getting up will you learn how to dance.



* ReassignedToAntarctica: What Trixie is led to think being sent to Ponyville is after blowing a hole in Canterlot tower. The truth is a tad more complex. [[spoiler: She was in fact KickedUpstairs after melting an ice palace, so mostly the same thing.]]

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* ReassignedToAntarctica: What Trixie is led to think being sent to Ponyville is after blowing a hole in Canterlot tower.she melted an ice palace. The truth is a tad more complex. [[spoiler: She was in fact KickedUpstairs after melting an ice palace, so mostly the same thing.]]



** A much more minor example- Pipsqueak is ''really'' good at playing on the Jungle Gym, as he spent a year with his father on a sailing ship and learned how to maneuver on rigging and ropes.

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** A much more minor example- Pipsqueak is ''really'' good at playing on the Jungle Gym, jungle gym, as he spent a year with his father on a sailing ship and learned how to maneuver on rigging and ropes.



** And at the start of season two, Twilight notes all the construction going on to repair said damage, indicating that things are ''still'' a mess (though getting better).

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** And at the start of season two, Twilight notes all the construction going on to repair said damage, indicating that things are ''still'' a mess (though getting better).better, and it's somewhat implied that due to her emotional state she may be seeing things worse than they actually are).



** Shockingly, a detonating crate of fireworks set off by the children Trixie is mentoring does ''not'' break the window. Seconds after they leave, though, a baseball sails through it.

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** Shockingly, a detonating crate of fireworks set on the front lawn (set off by the children Trixie is mentoring mentoring) does ''not'' break the window. Seconds after they leave, though, a baseball sails through it.



* SharedUniverse: Currently has 12 authors, including [=RainbowDoubleDash=], and 32 published stories (6 by RDD)

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* SharedUniverse: Currently has 12 authors, including [=RainbowDoubleDash=], Has more than twenty authors and 32 published stories (6 by RDD)nearly two hundred stories.



** When [[spoiler:drunk]], Trixie starts to quote [[spoiler:Londo Mollari from Series/BabylonFive]]

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** When [[spoiler:drunk]], Trixie starts to quote [[spoiler:Londo Mollari from Series/BabylonFive]]Series/BabylonFive]]. [=RainbowDoubleDash=] is a huge fan of the series.



** ''The Return of Tambelon'' features multiple nods to ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII''.

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** ''The Return of Tambelon'' features multiple nods to ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII''.''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'', including some of Grogar's lines being verbatim copies of Irenicus' to the Bhaalspawn.



*** In Chapter 6, Ditzy comes across Pinkie singing a few lines from "Pinkie's Brew".



* StartOfDarkness: It's implied that Celestia lost her shit and became Corona because she couldn't handle the stresses that come from ruling a country in a universe where everything wants to wreck it.

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** Since the Elements of Harmony work by drawing power from the other five Elements and channelling it through the Element of Magic, they sort of work like this.
* StartOfDarkness: It's implied that Celestia lost her shit and became Corona because she couldn't handle the stresses that come from ruling a country in a universe where everything wants to wreck it.



** WordOfGod is that any feelings like this for Antithesis are misplaced- she isn't sympathetic, she's a cold, raving, murderer.
* TakeAThirdOption: See SadisticChoice above. Third choice: [[spoiler:''Destroy the Night Court.'']]

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** As of ''The Return of Tambelon'', the Luna-6 are starting to feel this towards Corona, now that they finally understand her motivations and what drove her to madness in the first place.
** WordOfGod is that any feelings like this for Antithesis Antithesis, in ''Crisis on Two Equestrias'', are misplaced- misplaced - she isn't sympathetic, she's a cold, raving, murderer.
psychopathic murderer who'd gladly kill everything just for the thrill of it.
* TakeAThirdOption: See SadisticChoice above.above, with Night Light and Trixie. Third choice: [[spoiler:''Destroy the Night Court.'']]



** A variation on "This Day Aria" is also sung by Cadance in the first chapter of ''An Early Reunion''.



** The Lunar Six, compared to their canon counterparts (where they are merely normal ponies, annoyances, or background characters).
** While not a canon character (beyond an appearance at the Grand Galloping Gala), Octavia surprisingly does this by being able to locate invisible ponies simply by the way that the sounds reverberate around the room differently.

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** The Lunar Six, Luna-Six, compared to their canon counterparts (where they are merely normal ponies, annoyances, or background characters).
** While not a canon character (beyond an appearance at the Grand Galloping Gala), Octavia surprisingly does this by being able to locate invisible ponies simply by the way that the sounds reverberate around the room differently.



** Grogar, too...[[spoiler:for about five seconds before being destroyed.]]



** Given that the Lunaverse's Crystal Empire never fell, it would seem that one of the first signs that she'd do whatever it took to protect her little ponies seems to have been [[spoiler: her casual incineration of King Sombra by dropping a solar flare on the Crystal Empire's capital city, killing hundreds of thousands.]]


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** The last chapter of ''The Return of Tambelon'' gives us two. [[spoiler:Solrathicharnon, an ancient dragon with an ''immense'' grudge against Luna, has the Rainbow of Darkness. In the same chapter, Luna, in an attempt to reach out to her sister, has secretly allowed Corona to resume control over the Sun]]
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30th Jan '17 7:29:39 AM Scorntex
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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: How a dragon becomes Overlord. They have to fight any and all contenders for the title. If they win, and live, they get to be Overlord and all other dragons have to obey them. Of course, since they got there via asskicking, if they start losing a fight, they're kicked to the curb.



* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler: Corona plain destroys Luna when they fight again.]]

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* CurbStompBattle: CurbStompBattle:
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[[spoiler: Corona plain destroys Luna when they fight again.]]
2nd Jan '17 11:22:16 AM Scorntex
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* SadisticChoice: Night Light poses one to Trixie in ''At the Grand Galloping Gala'': [[spoiler:give up her dreams of ascending any higher in the Night Court, ensuring Ponyville doesn't suffer any further red tape retribution... or keep trying to make her way up the ranks and keep getting swatted down for her troubles, putting Ponyville at risk at the same time]].

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* SadisticChoice: SadisticChoice:
** Corona's offer to the salamanders at the end of ''Through Fire and Flames'': [[spoiler:Either they can serve her, or she lets Solrath do what he likes with them. They go with the former.]]
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Night Light poses one to Trixie in ''At the Grand Galloping Gala'': [[spoiler:give up her dreams of ascending any higher in the Night Court, ensuring Ponyville doesn't suffer any further red tape retribution... or keep trying to make her way up the ranks and keep getting swatted down for her troubles, putting Ponyville at risk at the same time]].
31st Dec '16 8:16:51 PM nombretomado
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** Raindrops' song in Chapter 1 of ''Tales of Ponyville'' is a parody of the "Gypsy Bard" song from ''{{Friendship is Witchcraft}}''.

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** Raindrops' song in Chapter 1 of ''Tales of Ponyville'' is a parody of the "Gypsy Bard" song from ''{{Friendship ''WebVideo/{{Friendship is Witchcraft}}''.
23rd Dec '16 10:54:25 AM TheMysteriousTroper
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* GainaxEnding: In the Heat of the Moment climaxes with [[spoiler:Trixie and Raindrops deciding to give a relationship a try]]. The epilogue takes place several months later with the two of them on a date that is soon interrupted by a [[spoiler:time-travelling Dinky and Pipsqueak. Subsequent events play out exactly like the ending of the first ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' movie, albeit with a CoolBoat instead of a DeLorean]].

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* GainaxEnding: In the Heat of the Moment climaxes with [[spoiler:Trixie and Raindrops deciding to give a relationship a try]]. The epilogue takes place several months later with the two of them on a date that is soon interrupted by a [[spoiler:time-travelling Dinky and Pipsqueak. Subsequent events play out exactly like the ending of the first ''Film/BackToTheFuture'' movie, albeit with a CoolBoat instead of a DeLorean]].[=DeLorean=]]].
21st Dec '16 4:39:33 PM Scorntex
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* BelievingTheirOwnLies: The ponies of Zaldia are total paranoid nutcases who believe their extensive armory of anti-Alicorn weapons are what caused Luna to stop expanding Equestria's borders, and that they are the ''only thing'' keeping her and Cadenza from marching in and taking over their horrible country. When Trixie points out to two of them this isn't real accurate, they say they "see the truth".
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