Fanfic: A Dark Sky

A group of terrorists known as the Shadowbolts are confronted with old grudges, past loves, and even their own morals as they set out to destroy the Wonderbolts and anypony who gets in their way.

A Dark Sky is a fanfic by MetalHooves, starring a quintet of characters from a piece of fan art by YoorPorick. It can be read here.


A Dark Sky provides examples of:

  • Creator Backlash: On June 7, 2012, Yoor Porick, the creator of the Shadowbolt Characters featured in this fic, made a comment on his homepage saying that he discredits the story and the way his Shadowbolts were used in it.
  • Rabid Cop: Stratus often injured criminals more than he had to when making arrests.
  • Revenge Before Reason: Nightshade wouldn't have formed the Shadowbolts otherwise.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money!: Starry Skies' hatred of the Wonderbolts is fueled by their refusal to accept her father's money for a spot on the team.