Rocket to Insanity is a My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic grimdark fanfiction and an unofficial sequel to the infamous Cupcakes. Rainbow Dash is experiencing horrible recurring nightmares of Pinkie Pie torturing and killing Dash, causing her to slip slowly into insanity. Needs Wiki Magic.
- All Just a Dream: The events of Cupcakes, a dream Rainbow Dash has repeatedly, causing her to lose her sanity and murder Pinkie Pie.
- Berserk Button: Pinkie Pie offering Rainbow Dash cupcakes acts as this for Rainbow Dash, which ends very badly for Pinkie.
- Comic Book Adaptation: You can read it here.
- Death by Irony: Pinkie Pie is betrayed by the Element of Loyalty.
- Et Tu, Brute?: Pinkie Pie's reaction to being stabbed by Rainbow Dash.
- Hearing Voices: Rainbow Dash after Pinkie Pie offers her cupcakes.
- Heroic B.S.O.D.: We're stretching the definition of "heroic" here.
- Laughing Mad: Rainbow Dash, after killing Pinkie Pie and going completely off the deep end, unleashes a rather chilling psychotic cackle. This is the note the fic leaves us on, by the way.Rainbow Dash: ...g-giggle at the ghastly...heehee...s-snortle at the spooOOooky...haha...heheheeheeeehaha! HAHAH! AHAHAHAHA! HAAAAAAAAHAHAHA!
- Oh Crap! There Are Fanfics of Us...: While the events of Cupcakes aren't presented as a fanfic, this does qualify on a meta level.
- Revised Ending: Several, made by a variety of people.
- Rocket To Insanity Alternate Ending
- Rocket to Insanity: Fall of the Apple Family
- How Friends May Fall
- Sanity Slippage: Rainbow Dash, though it's not so much "sanity slippage" as it is a "sanity skydive."
- Shout-Out: The unofficial sequel to Cupcakes.
- Stress Vomit: Rainbow Dash vomits as she struggles to comprehend the gravity of Pinkie's murder.