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Fanfic: Equestrylvania
Something is very wrong in Canterlot, and as the sun finally, reluctantly rises, it brings with it a very hollow morning, devoid of warmth or meaning. Today, Celestia is not here. The sun rises without its mother: it is awake and very, very afraid.

Formerly known as My Little Castlevania, Equestrylvania is a crossover fanfiction between the settings and characters of both the Castlevania and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic series, with a writing style inspired by Stephen King and an overall apocalyptic plotline that draws heavily from The Walking Dead. In short, horror-loving bronies/Castlevania fans are in for a real treat!

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  • Current Books in this Series:
    • Equestrylvania (Book 1)
      • Suddenly and without warning, Castle Canterlot has been whisked away, replaced by the wicked Castle Dracula. Now, without the Princesses to guide or protect them, Equestria is left helpless at Dracula’s mercy. Can the Mane Six stop Dracula’s forces from destroying and dominating this once-innocent land?
    • Equestrylvania Adventure (Companion Book)
      • A collection of side-stories that happen during (or in the first arc's case, just after) the main books of the series.
    • Equestrylvania: Cradle of Ruin (Book 2)
      • Rainbow Dash and Shatterstorm sneak into the monster-infested Canterlot to rescue Princess Cadence.


What A Horrible Night to Love and Tolerate These Tropes:

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     Equestrylvania: Cradle of Ruin 
  • Agent Peacock: Rose Blade, the new Captain of the Royal Guard, is boyishly attractive, and keeps a collection of his namesake flowers. He also has no problem beating ponies to death.
  • Air-Vent Passageway: Rainbow Dash does this to escape the room she's locked in by Rose Blade.
  • Batman Gambit: How Roaring Yawn gets rid of the Guards watching the room that Shatterstorm has been locked in; after telling them that the Wharg has gotten loose, he runs off, and makes noises that sound like it's close by, counting on them panicking and running off.
  • Berserk Button: Rose Blade does not respond well to his authority being questioned.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Roaring Yawn and a couple of Royal Guards show up and save Rainbow Dash and Shatterstorm from the Wharg chasing them by hitting it with a tranquilizer just in time.
  • Blatant Lies: Turns out, Dracula's minions never had Cadence, they just took her crown when she dropped it while escaping with the Royal Guards.
    • Then it turns out that the traitor Royal Guards handed her over anyway, so Dracula does have her.
  • Combat Sadomasochist: Whisper White actually seems to enjoy a vengeful Shatterstorm beating him within an inch of his life.
  • Depraved Bisexual: Whisper White is a psychopath who finds both Shatterstorm and Rainbow Dash beautiful.
  • Determinator: Shatterstorm is locked in a room sealed with an unbreakable door. He just keeps bashing himself against it until it does break.
    • Rainbow Dash refuses to back down when cornered by the Wharg eventually beating it into submission.
  • Eye Scream: After Shatterstorm is done with Whisper White, one of the latter's eyes has been bashed into jelly.
  • Face Monster Turn: Shining Armor has succumbed to the infection he gained in the first book.
  • Genre Blind: Shatterstorm feels that Rainbow Dash is this towards the... attention she gets from the other Royal Guards, to the point that he pretends to be her boyfriend to make them back off.
  • Ghost City: Canterlot is almost completely deserted, the populace having either fled or been killed, save for a small remaining group of Royal Guards.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: The remaining Royal Guards have become little better than Dracula's minions, killing and mutilating the corpses of those who would act as Les Collaborateurs.
    • Then it turns out that they are Les Collaborateurs, and they killed the ones they did for refusing to go with them.
  • It's All My Fault: Roaring Yawn feels this way about failing to cure Shining Armor.
  • La Résistance: What's left of the Royal Guard in Canterlot.
    • Until it turns out that they're actually Les Collaborateurs, working with Dracula in exchange for their lives.
  • Lightning Bruiser: Whisper White can move so fast Rainbow Dash doesn't even see him do it.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: Vinyl is able to magically broadcast a massive amount of sound, to the point of being potentially lethal if she takes it up enough.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: Rose Blade and Whisper White enjoy doing this to those who disobey them. Shatterstorm later returns the favor to the latter.
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: Rainbow Dash and Shatterstorm encounter a Wharg upon their initial intrusion to Canterlot.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Many of the remaining Royal Guards have apparently decided that this is acceptable since they're all likely to not live much longer anyway.
  • Sadistic Choice: Rose Blade gives Rainbow Dash one after capturing her. Either Rainbow Dash lets him have her, or he kills Shatterstorm.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: When the Wharg gets loose in their base, many of Rose Blade's Guards flee, fearing it more than him.
  • Shout-Out:
  • The Sociopath: Rose Blade and Whisper White are both this to different levels, though Rainbow Dash says the latter is the one who actually scares her.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Shatterstorm gives one to Rose Blade after finding out he's a traitor, saying he'll never be the Captain that Shining Armor was.


What is a pony? Nothing but a miserable little pile of friendship!
The Equestrian Wind MageFanWorks/My Little Pony: Friendship Is MagicEternal

alternative title(s): My Littlecastlevania
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