There has always been a little voice in Twilight Sparkle's head, whispering dark musings to her.Faith and Doubt is a My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Fan Fic written by defender2222 dealing with the royal wedding at the end of season 2, and some of the darker implications from what happened. It is the first part of The Abstract Saga.In this Alternate Universe, Twilight makes it back to her room and reflects on the harshness of her rebuke when she confronted Cadence with her accusations, sobbing. She keeps hearing the blame ... until a voice answers.And things just go downhill from there.The fiction itself deals with whether feelings of betrayal would well up in Twilight, and what happened the last time jealousy and betrayal and resentment welled up in a powerful pony in this universe. Surprisingly, for a 'Twilight goes dark' fic, there is little physical violence and the author focuses more on ethical debates and the nature of light and darkness, as well as examining emotions and the bonds of friendship.Faith and Doubt is followed by The Abundance, which deals with the aftermath of the first story and shows the dark side to harmony. A third volume in the series, The Should-Have-Been King, is in the works and has yet to be released.
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