''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/116782/zenith Zenith]]'' is a MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic fanfic written by The Descendant.

Once upon a time, Spike went for a walk.

While on his walk, he was judged by an ancient alicorn, lodged with griffons, parlayed with air pirates, charmed a maiden of a mystical race, and dealt with the scourges of hate, fear, and racism while deliberately drawing the armies of myriad nations to the brink of global war.

Once upon a time, Spike went for a walk, and did all of this so that he could keep a promise to the one that meant the most to him... Twilight Sparkle.

Not to be confused with the [[{{ComicBook/Zenith}} comic book]] of the same name.

!!''Zenith'' contains examples of:
* AncientConspiracy: There appears to be one surrounding [[spoiler:Princess Celestia]] and the [[spoiler:Pillar of the Sun]].
* ArtifactOfDoom: The [[spoiler:Pillar of the Sun]].
* BreakTheCutie: The fic as a whole is essentially one for Spike.
* BrokenSmile: Spike sports one when he finds out that [[spoiler:Celestia knew that she was sending Twilight to the location of the Pillar of the Sun]].
* BrutalHonesty: Luna seems to have a thing for this.
* LoveMakesYouCrazy: [[UndyingLoyalty Definitely]].
* MadnessMantra: "Twilight canít wake up to a monster."
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: [[spoiler:Celestia]] goes through one when [[spoiler:she]] finds out what [[spoiler:her]] actions ended up doing to Spike.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: The rest of Twilight's friends are ''really'' concerned about Spike because of this.
* SanitySlippage: Spike goes through one throughout the entire story.
* UndyingLoyalty: Spike to Twilight, naturally. [[spoiler:Even as she's lying comatose in the hospital]].
* WhamLine: "[[spoiler:I guess that makes me an outlaw, huh?]]"