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The Rise of Darth Vulcan is a My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fan fiction written by RealityCheck on Fimfiction.Net.Ted is just your regular brony-hater: He's heard a LOT about the show, even the basic plot, but he hates both the show and its fandom with a passion.One fateful Halloween night, he decided to go to a party dressed as a medieval Darth Vader. To complete the outfit, he bought a strange trinket from a shop. He decided it looked kickass.Problem? It turned out to be a replica of the Alicorn Amulet from the show. Even bigger problem? It actually WAS the Alicorn Amulet from the show. Ted gets sucked up in a portal and sent to Equestria after everyone accuses him of being a closet brony.And because he's dressed up as evil as he is, Rainbow Dash immediately attacks him. This leads him to discover that he's gained dark powers from the amulet.Thus, with nothing but magical powers, common sense and a cunning mind, so began the legend of Darth Vulcan...A fic based on a premise of another, the story explores the consequences of power, as well as pointing out a LOT of problems with the show.