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* HiddenDepths: Surprisingly much more empathetic than his JerkassFacade might imply.

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* HiddenDepths: Surprisingly much more empathetic than his JerkassFacade HiddenHeartOfGold-hiding facade might imply.


* FiveBadBand:

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* FiveBadBand:FiveManBand:


* BreakTheBadass: Marcus' memories, and literally everything to do with the war. So far, in her grief over what she's seen, she's destroyed a lake in the aforementioned AngstNuke, and at least three mountains upon seeing [[spoiler:the unfortunate fate of TCB!Twilight]].

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* BreakTheBadass: Marcus' memories, and literally everything to do with the war. So far, in her grief over what she's seen, she's destroyed a lake in the aforementioned AngstNuke, and at least three mountains upon seeing [[spoiler:the unfortunate fate of TCB!Twilight]].TCB Twilight]].



* GoMadFromTheRevelation: When she and Marcus link their minds together, she willingly takes in and endures [[ObligatoryWarCrimeScene everything there was to bear]]... [[AnythingButThat until she sees that TCB!Twilight and the other Elements took part]]. Then she wakes up from the mind link, screams bloody murder, and teleports right out of there. Fortunately, Luna and Cadance track her down and help her regain her bearings.

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* GoMadFromTheRevelation: When she and Marcus link their minds together, she willingly takes in and endures [[ObligatoryWarCrimeScene everything there was to bear]]... [[AnythingButThat until she sees that TCB!Twilight TCB Twilight and the other Elements took part]]. Then she wakes up from the mind link, screams bloody murder, and teleports right out of there. Fortunately, Luna and Cadance track her down and help her regain her bearings.



* YouKeepUsingThatWord: TCB!Celestia [[WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide claims]] that her xenocide of the humans is her way of spreading harmony, much to Prime!Celestia's disgust.

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* YouKeepUsingThatWord: TCB!Celestia TCB Celestia [[WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide claims]] that her xenocide of the humans is her way of spreading harmony, much to Prime!Celestia's Prime Celestia's disgust.



* NoIndoorVoice: Taken UpToEleven when she announces to the resistance that she and Prime!Equus are here to help them.
* PragmaticHero: She's well aware that Prime!Catseye and her crew of "Loyalists" will try to screw everything up at some point, so she sends guards out to keep a close eye on her.

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* NoIndoorVoice: Taken UpToEleven when she announces to the resistance that she and Prime!Equus Prime Equus are here to help them.
* PragmaticHero: She's well aware that Prime!Catseye Prime Catseye and her crew of "Loyalists" will try to screw everything up at some point, so she sends guards out to keep a close eye on her.



* SuperpoweredEvilSide: Nightmare Moon. Comes back in full force after she witnesses [[spoiler: the memories of TCB!Twilight's experiments on humans]].
* UnstoppableRage: After [[spoiler:[[JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind fishing around in TCB!Twilight's mind]] to get information and witnessing how the TCB!Elements were corrupted and how the ponification potion was developed]], Luna flies into this and [[spoiler: transforms into Nightmare Moon]].

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* SuperpoweredEvilSide: Nightmare Moon. Comes back in full force after she witnesses [[spoiler: the memories of TCB!Twilight's TCB Twilight's experiments on humans]].
* UnstoppableRage: After [[spoiler:[[JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind fishing around in TCB!Twilight's TCB Twilight's mind]] to get information and witnessing how the TCB!Elements TCB Elements were corrupted and how the ponification potion was developed]], Luna flies into this and [[spoiler: transforms into Nightmare Moon]].



A pegasus stallion, lieutenant in the Royal Guard, husband to Aquamarine Glimmer and father of Comet Tail. He's [[{{Understatement}} not at all happy]] to find out about his family's counterparts' fates.

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A pegasus stallion, lieutenant in the Royal Guard, husband to Aquamarine Glimmer and father of Comet Tail. He's [[{{Understatement}} not at all happy]] happy to find out about his family's counterparts' fates.



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Firmly sets himself as a PapaWolf when he rants about Queen Celestia's genocidal war pushing TCB!Comet into a soldier's life - the last thing he'd want his beloved daughter to be.
* FutureMeScaresMe: All he knows about his counterpart's fate is that he [[spoiler:is under the control of a [[MindControl geas]], which made TCB!Gale drive his family away]].

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Firmly sets himself as a PapaWolf when he rants about Queen Celestia's genocidal war pushing TCB!Comet TCB Comet into a soldier's life - the last thing he'd want his beloved daughter to be.
* FutureMeScaresMe: All he knows about his counterpart's fate is that he [[spoiler:is under the control of a [[MindControl geas]], which made TCB!Gale TCB Gale drive his family away]].



* PapaWolf: In his first appearance in the main story chapter "Training Days: First Month", he goes off on an angered rant stating he would rip Queen Celestia to shreds himself for pushing TCB!Comet Tail into the life of a soldier, and does not want his own daughter to go through the same.

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* PapaWolf: In his first appearance in the main story chapter "Training Days: First Month", he goes off on an angered rant stating he would rip Queen Celestia to shreds himself for pushing TCB!Comet TCB Comet Tail into the life of a soldier, and does not want his own daughter to go through the same.



The Mane Six themselves, who are immediately horrified when they hear of their {{Evil Counterpart}}s' actions against humanity and vow to help Marcus and the PHL defeat TCB!Equestria.

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The Mane Six themselves, who are immediately horrified when they hear of their {{Evil Counterpart}}s' actions against humanity and vow to help Marcus and the PHL defeat TCB!Equestria.
TCB Equestria.



* HeroicBSOD: Gets more than one of these throughout the story, but most especially when Marcus first tells her about what Queen Celestia is doing to the humans and when she finds out [[spoiler:what TCB!Spike went through]].

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* HeroicBSOD: Gets more than one of these throughout the story, but most especially when Marcus first tells her about what Queen Celestia is doing to the humans and when she finds out [[spoiler:what TCB!Spike TCB Spike went through]].



** First happens when she demands that Dr. Grimnebulin tells her about [[spoiler:the source of TCB!Spike's horrific condition]].

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** First happens when she demands that Dr. Grimnebulin tells her about [[spoiler:the source of TCB!Spike's TCB Spike's horrific condition]].



* TookALevelInCynic: Learning of mankind's dangerous world and the brutality of the war in general has rubbed off on her quite badly. She even suggests it may be a good idea [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything to give the Prime!Equestrians a right to bear arms]].

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* TookALevelInCynic: Learning of mankind's dangerous world and the brutality of the war in general has rubbed off on her quite badly. She even suggests it may be a good idea [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything to give the Prime!Equestrians Prime Equestrians a right to bear arms]].



* LeeroyJenkins: She blindly rushed to attack TCB!Trixie and it bites her in the ass ''very'' hard.

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* LeeroyJenkins: She blindly rushed to attack TCB!Trixie TCB Trixie and it bites her in the ass ''very'' hard.



* BrilliantButLazy: She's hinted to be nearly as gifted as Twilight, but would much rather sleep in late, settle down with her villager girlfriend and pursue fantasies about humans than do any "serious" studying. Yet ironically, [[spoiler: the reason she never rose to the same heights as her counterpart is that she chose to practice for the Canterlot Royal Orchestra, whereas TCB!Lyra slacked off and went scuba-diving]].

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* BrilliantButLazy: She's hinted to be nearly as gifted as Twilight, but would much rather sleep in late, settle down with her villager girlfriend and pursue fantasies about humans than do any "serious" studying. Yet ironically, [[spoiler: the reason she never rose to the same heights as her counterpart is that she chose to practice for the Canterlot Royal Orchestra, whereas TCB!Lyra TCB Lyra slacked off and went scuba-diving]].



* MoralityChain: When Marcus first arrives in Prime!Equestria, her presence keeps him in check long enough for him to give the Mane Six a chance. It isn't completely effective, since Marcus temporarily discards her upon realizing she isn't the Lyra he knew, but it's the first step towards Prime!Equestria coming to Earth's aid.

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* MoralityChain: When Marcus first arrives in Prime!Equestria, Prime Equestria, her presence keeps him in check long enough for him to give the Mane Six a chance. It isn't completely effective, since Marcus temporarily discards her upon realizing she isn't the Lyra he knew, but it's the first step towards Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria coming to Earth's aid.



* TheFallGuy: [[spoiler:After TCB!Trixie murdered Berry Punch while under brainwashing, the Alliance planned to pin the blame on Prime!Trixie by passing her off as a Loyalist. In the end, they decide not to go through with it]].

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* TheFallGuy: [[spoiler:After TCB!Trixie TCB Trixie murdered Berry Punch while under brainwashing, the Alliance planned to pin the blame on Prime!Trixie Prime Trixie by passing her off as a Loyalist. In the end, they decide not to go through with it]].



* GoodParents: All she wants is for her daughter to be safe and protected. She also notes wanting to give TCB!Comet Tail a comforting hug for everything she's gone through.

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* GoodParents: All she wants is for her daughter to be safe and protected. She also notes wanting to give TCB!Comet TCB Comet Tail a comforting hug for everything she's gone through.



* MamaBear: She's utterly appalled when she sees TCB!Comet fighting on the frontlines and absolutely will not let her own daughter become the same.

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* MamaBear: She's utterly appalled when she sees TCB!Comet TCB Comet fighting on the frontlines and absolutely will not let her own daughter become the same.



* CheerfulChild: In stark contrast to her [[ChildSoldier TCB counterpart]], Prime!Comet is more or less a normal and well adjusted little girl who dearly loves her family, [[DaddysGirl especially her father]] (whereas TCB!Comet disowned her own out of anger and bitterness).

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* CheerfulChild: In stark contrast to her [[ChildSoldier TCB counterpart]], Prime!Comet Prime Comet is more or less a normal and well adjusted little girl who dearly loves her family, [[DaddysGirl especially her father]] (whereas TCB!Comet TCB Comet disowned her own out of anger and bitterness).



Not everypony in Prime!Equestria is eager to help mankind in its time of need, hence certain Equestrians band together to undermine the war effort and pave the way for the Empire to "liberate" them from what they see as Nightmare Moon's takeover attempt.

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Not everypony in Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria is eager to help mankind in its time of need, hence certain Equestrians band together to undermine the war effort and pave the way for the Empire to "liberate" them from what they see as Nightmare Moon's takeover attempt.



* QuirkyMinibossSquad: Originating as they do from the more "innocent" Prime!Equus, the Loyalists' narrative purpose is to be antagonistic enough for the heroes to lay a smackdown upon and sympathetic enough to be treated less harshly than the Solar Empire (which in this series is relatively speaking, but still). Plus, their presence introduces conflict into the Training Days Arc while the Alliance is still busy preparing to attack the Solar Empire.

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* QuirkyMinibossSquad: Originating as they do from the more "innocent" Prime!Equus, Prime Equus, the Loyalists' narrative purpose is to be antagonistic enough for the heroes to lay a smackdown upon and sympathetic enough to be treated less harshly than the Solar Empire (which in this series is relatively speaking, but still). Plus, their presence introduces conflict into the Training Days Arc while the Alliance is still busy preparing to attack the Solar Empire.



The Prime!Equestria counterpart of one of the PER's founding members, Catseye is a unicorn historian with a rather, let's say, "revisionist" approach to ponies' and humans' shared history. Not many people like her, but she does have followers.

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The Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria counterpart of one of the PER's founding members, Catseye is a unicorn historian with a rather, let's say, "revisionist" approach to ponies' and humans' shared history. Not many people like her, but she does have followers.



* AdHominem: She calls TCB!Lyra an "indolent little pervert" and several other insults when the latter's spirit comes to her in a dream and tries to make her see reason. [[InsultBackfire Lyra just shakes them off]].

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* AdHominem: She calls TCB!Lyra TCB Lyra an "indolent little pervert" and several other insults when the latter's spirit comes to her in a dream and tries to make her see reason. [[InsultBackfire Lyra just shakes them off]].



* UnwittingPawn: To the Solar Tyrant, who's operating in Prime!Equestria through Weaver.

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* UnwittingPawn: To the Solar Tyrant, who's operating in Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria through Weaver.



A pegasus who resigns from the Royal Guard after Prime!Equestria and the other nations of Equus side with mankind, believing his country to have fallen under the sway of monsters.

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A pegasus who resigns from the Royal Guard after Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria and the other nations of Equus side with mankind, believing his country to have fallen under the sway of monsters.



* VillainHasAPoint: Icewind's conviction is greatly helped by being partially based on legitimate points. For one thing, humans ''are'' a warlike species, many of the races that Prime!Equestria is allying with have shown less-than-friendly intentions in the past, and it is suspicious for [[spoiler: Princess Celestia to retreat from the public eye]] not long after the humans arrive.

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* VillainHasAPoint: Icewind's conviction is greatly helped by being partially based on legitimate points. For one thing, humans ''are'' a warlike species, many of the races that Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria is allying with have shown less-than-friendly intentions in the past, and it is suspicious for [[spoiler: Princess Celestia to retreat from the public eye]] not long after the humans arrive.



* LockedInTheDungeon: He's been there, and even for Prime!Equestria, he doesn't remember it as a pleasant experience.

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* LockedInTheDungeon: He's been there, and even for Prime!Equestria, Prime Equestria, he doesn't remember it as a pleasant experience.



** This is interesting given how quickly TCB!Berry fell headfirst into HolierThanThou BlindObedience. [[FridgeHorror However, it is also implied that she might have had a visit to a re-education center.]]

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** This is interesting given how quickly TCB!Berry TCB Berry fell headfirst into HolierThanThou BlindObedience. [[FridgeHorror However, it is also implied that she might have had a visit to a re-education center.]]



* EnemyMine: She may despise Celestia with a passion for banishing the changelings out of Equestria and into the Badlands, but is willing to join forces with her to help stop TCB!Equestria.

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* EnemyMine: She may despise Celestia with a passion for banishing the changelings out of Equestria and into the Badlands, but is willing to join forces with her to help stop TCB!Equestria.TCB Equestria.



* NotInThisForYourRevolution: Somewhat; she's partly motivated by her disgust with Queen Celestia's actions, and another part is out of preserving her hive since [[spoiler: the TCB!Changelings were all killed off by the Newfoals' poisoned love, with TCB!Chrysalis herself living the last few years of her life out in [[LastOfHerKind loneliness and solitude]]]].

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* NotInThisForYourRevolution: Somewhat; she's partly motivated by her disgust with Queen Celestia's actions, and another part is out of preserving her hive since [[spoiler: the TCB!Changelings TCB Changelings were all killed off by the Newfoals' poisoned love, with TCB!Chrysalis TCB Chrysalis herself living the last few years of her life out in [[LastOfHerKind loneliness and solitude]]]].



* FutureMeScaresMe: Aside from the actions his counterpart committed against the humans, it's also heavily implied that TCB!Winter [[DeadAlternateCounterpart was killed in action against humanity]]. In a subversion, we never do learn ''exactly'' what he did.

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* FutureMeScaresMe: Aside from the actions his counterpart committed against the humans, it's also heavily implied that TCB!Winter TCB Winter [[DeadAlternateCounterpart was killed in action against humanity]]. In a subversion, we never do learn ''exactly'' what he did.



* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Is willing to put his enmity with Celestia and Luna aside to help them stop TCB!Equestria]].

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* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Is willing to put his enmity with Celestia and Luna aside to help them stop TCB!Equestria]].TCB Equestria]].



* NeverMyFault: [[spoiler: Although his intentions could be considered benign, Discord had a bad case of this in the earlier chapters when he refused to acknowledge the damage he caused in attempting to bring Earth-like levels of "chaos" to Equus, and his own role in what he accuses Prime!Equestria of [[SugarBowl turning]] [[MedievalStasis into]]. His trip through the multiverse finally forces him to reconsider this view somewhat, and come "Sons of Legacies, Part 1", he readily admits his own mistakes and apologizes to Celestia for placing all of the blame on her]].
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler: He attributes Prime!Equestria's MedievalStasis to Princess Celstia's desire to let the ponies live in harmony, which he claims has only made them complacent and overly dependent on her and presumably, ill-prepared for their war with TCB!Equestria. However, the Princesses only took power because they felt it was their responsibility to clean up the damage Discord's carelessness with his chaos caused in the first place, leading to the misunderstanding and conflict between them that has lasted to the present day. To put it simply, both parties are equally guilty of failing to stick to the Scribe's plan for Equestria's future]].

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* NeverMyFault: [[spoiler: Although his intentions could be considered benign, Discord had a bad case of this in the earlier chapters when he refused to acknowledge the damage he caused in attempting to bring Earth-like levels of "chaos" to Equus, and his own role in what he accuses Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria of [[SugarBowl turning]] [[MedievalStasis into]]. His trip through the multiverse finally forces him to reconsider this view somewhat, and come "Sons of Legacies, Part 1", he readily admits his own mistakes and apologizes to Celestia for placing all of the blame on her]].
* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler: He attributes Prime!Equestria's Prime Equestria's MedievalStasis to Princess Celstia's desire to let the ponies live in harmony, which he claims has only made them complacent and overly dependent on her and presumably, ill-prepared for their war with TCB!Equestria.TCB Equestria. However, the Princesses only took power because they felt it was their responsibility to clean up the damage Discord's carelessness with his chaos caused in the first place, leading to the misunderstanding and conflict between them that has lasted to the present day. To put it simply, both parties are equally guilty of failing to stick to the Scribe's plan for Equestria's future]].



* TookALevelInKindness: [[spoiler: In "Sons of Legacies, Part 1", he actually genuinely apologizes to Celestia for accusing her of coddling the ponies and [[NeverMyFault for refusing to admit responsibility]] for his own role in what Prime!Equestria has become. In "Part 3", he also admits he can see why Celestia nearly [[SanitySlippage lost her marbles]] when he takes a look into Marcus's psyche]].

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* TookALevelInKindness: [[spoiler: In "Sons of Legacies, Part 1", he actually genuinely apologizes to Celestia for accusing her of coddling the ponies and [[NeverMyFault for refusing to admit responsibility]] for his own role in what Prime!Equestria Prime Equestria has become. In "Part 3", he also admits he can see why Celestia nearly [[SanitySlippage lost her marbles]] when he takes a look into Marcus's psyche]].



* FromACertainPointOfView: [[spoiler: It's implied she's being economical with the truth when she denies knowledge of how TCB!Lyra obtained the "redeemer" rune]].

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* FromACertainPointOfView: [[spoiler: It's implied she's being economical with the truth when she denies knowledge of how TCB!Lyra TCB Lyra obtained the "redeemer" rune]].



* GuardianOfTheMultiverse: [[spoiler: Shares in the knowledge of every single pony throughout TheMultiverse, which leads the Princesses and Discord to consult their version of the Scribe on the subject of a powerful rune given to Marcus by TCB!Lyra]].

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* GuardianOfTheMultiverse: [[spoiler: Shares in the knowledge of every single pony throughout TheMultiverse, which leads the Princesses and Discord to consult their version of the Scribe on the subject of a powerful rune given to Marcus by TCB!Lyra]].TCB Lyra]].



* TheNeedsOfTheMany: She's perfectly willing to leave living creatures to die or even provoke their mutation in the name of rebuilding [[spoiler: the alicorn race]] and Equus' ecosystem. And then there's [[spoiler: the possibility she decided that sacrificing TCB!Lyra and millions of lives was needed to finally defeat Tirek]].

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* TheNeedsOfTheMany: She's perfectly willing to leave living creatures to die or even provoke their mutation in the name of rebuilding [[spoiler: the alicorn race]] and Equus' ecosystem. And then there's [[spoiler: the possibility she decided that sacrificing TCB!Lyra TCB Lyra and millions of lives was needed to finally defeat Tirek]].



* WhatAreYouInFor: After his arrest, we last see him asking this to [[spoiler:Prime!Trixie]].

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* WhatAreYouInFor: After his arrest, we last see him asking this to [[spoiler:Prime!Trixie]].[[spoiler:Prime Trixie]].


* NotSoStoic: [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment Let's just say that Celestia in this story isn't quite as calm and collected as on the show]] (though it is somewhat justified by her not reacting well to seeing the horrors of the war and what her counterpart did to her subjects).

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* NotSoStoic: [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment Let's just say that Celestia in this story isn't quite as calm and collected as on the show]] show (though it is somewhat justified by her not reacting well to seeing the horrors of the war and what her counterpart did to her subjects).



* WalkingSpoiler: [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment Let's just say the authors have taken quite a few liberties with his character.]]

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* WalkingSpoiler: [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment Let's just say the authors have taken quite a few liberties with his character.]]%%* WalkingSpoiler:


* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Ends up getting killed in "Only Human" when her paranoia lands her in the crosshairs of the Blue Spy's rampage and the PHL's attempts to diffuse the situation]].

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* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Ends up getting killed in "Only Human" when her paranoia lands her in the crosshairs of the Blue Spy's rampage and the PHL's attempts to diffuse defuse the situation]].


* BadassGrandpa: Seems to be building up into one.



* BadassGrandma: Literally, as she's also Gilda's grandmother.

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* AdaptationalBadass: In the reboot, Princess Celestia is more competent and less prone to breakdowns, unlike the emotional wreck that she was in the original.


* EnglishRose: Well-mannered, soft-spoken, and she brews tea for a living.



* ProperLady: A sweet and well mannered young lady.

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%% * ProperLady: A sweet and well mannered young lady.


* FauxAffablyEvil: In spite of her goofy, carefree demeanor, this is still the same mare that tried to ''starve Cadance to death''.



* {{Jerkass}}: Not as overt as others, but it's there. For all her talk of the greater good for her hive, there is no denying that Queen Chrysalis has got a mean streak a mile long.



* {{Jerkass}}: Though not without a few PetTheDog moments.

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* {{Jerkass}}: Yes. Though not without a few PetTheDog moments.moments, Discord is, more than once, a jerk towards others (''especially'' Celestia).


* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Chrysalis' treatment of her Changeling drones is affectionate in tone and in feeling, yet the amount of attention they lavish on her in return would be considered exploitative set in most other contexts. Highlights include her polishing her forehoof on Aphid's horn, or using Thorax as a footrest.

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* BlueAndOrangeMorality: Chrysalis' treatment of her Changeling drones is affectionate in tone and in feeling, yet the amount of attention they lavish on her in return would be considered exploitative set in most other contexts. BadBoss: Highlights include her polishing her forehoof on Aphid's horn, or using Thorax as a footrest.footrest. Weirdly, the drones do not seem to mind, though whether this is due to HappinessInSlavery or BlueAndOrangeMorality is unclear.


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* EatingTheEnemy: How she disposes of the Blue Spy. It's in the dreamscape, and she is an emotion-eater, so this is a softer example than most, but she does then follow up by mentioning this is what she does "[[IAmAHumanitarian to all the naughty drones]]". As it's Chrysalis, mind, she could just be saying that for the hell of it.


'''HRH Celestia'''

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'''HRH ->'''HRH Celestia'''



--> '''Princess Celestia''': "You told the truth! My little ponies, they did that!?"
** Then there's her reaction to the events of [[WhamEpisode For Whom The Bell Tolls,]] which leads to her blasting apart several mountains in anger.
* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming: If [[spoiler: Discord]] is to be believed, she and Luna were only meant to move the sun and the moon, not to actually rule over the ponies. ''A Sun in Winter'' reveals that [[spoiler: Sint Erklass intends for them to do precisely this, by teaching them how to rule and protect their kind]].

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--> '''Princess Celestia''': "You You told the truth! My little ponies, they did that!?"
that!?
** Then there's her reaction to the events of [[WhamEpisode For "For Whom The Bell Tolls,]] Tolls"]], which leads to her blasting apart several mountains in anger.
* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming: If [[spoiler: Discord]] is to be believed, she and Luna were only meant to move the sun and the moon, not to actually rule over the ponies. ''A Sun in Winter'' reveals that [[spoiler: Sint [[spoiler:Sint Erklass intends for them to do precisely this, by teaching them how to rule and protect their kind]].



* NotSoStoic: [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment Let's just say that Celestia in this story isn't quite as calm and collected as on the show]].

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* NotSoStoic: [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment Let's just say that Celestia in this story isn't quite as calm and collected as on the show]].show]] (though it is somewhat justified by her not reacting well to seeing the horrors of the war and what her counterpart did to her subjects).



--> '''Princess Celestia:''' "Don't even say the word harmony! What you're doing is nothing of the sort!"\\
'''Queen Celestia:''' "You poor thing. Has he really filled your mind with such delusion in so little time? They're just misguided, resisting because they don't know the harmony we can bring them."\\
'''Princess Celestia:''' (Royal Canterlot Voice activated) "I SAID TO NOT ABUSE THAT WORD!"

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--> '''Princess Celestia:''' "Don't Don't even say the word harmony! What you're doing is nothing of the sort!"\\
sort!\\
'''Queen Celestia:''' "You You poor thing. Has he really filled your mind with such delusion in so little time? They're just misguided, resisting because they don't know the harmony we can bring them."\\
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'''Princess Celestia:''' (Royal Canterlot Voice activated) "I I SAID TO NOT ABUSE THAT WORD!"WORD!



'''HRH Luna'''

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'''HRH ->'''HRH Luna'''



'''HRH Mi Amore Cadenza (Alias: Cadance)'''

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'''HRH ->'''HRH Mi Amore Cadenza (Alias: Cadance)'''



'''Shining Armor'''

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'''Shining ->'''Shining Armor'''



'''Gale'''

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'''Gale'''
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* ActionGirl: Downplayed. While they've gone through plenty of adventures and are a bit tougher than the usual pony, it's clear they were only able to subdue a rampaging Marcus at first by nothing but sheer luck, plus incredible determination and resourcefulness on Twilight's part. The "Sons of Legacies" arc also shows they're still pretty innocent and uncomfortable with the idea of killing. Learning to let this go is part of their training to become true soldiers.

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* ActionGirl: {{Action Girl}}s: Downplayed. While they've gone through plenty of adventures and are a bit tougher than the usual pony, it's clear they were only able to subdue a rampaging Marcus at first by nothing but sheer luck, plus incredible determination and resourcefulness on Twilight's part. The "Sons of Legacies" arc also shows they're still pretty innocent and uncomfortable with the idea of killing. Learning to let this go is part of their training to become true soldiers.



* HeroicBSOD: Gets more than one of these throughout the story, but most especially when she finds out [[spoiler:what TCB!Spike went through]].

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* HeroicBSOD: Gets more than one of these throughout the story, but most especially when Marcus first tells her about what Queen Celestia is doing to the humans and when she finds out [[spoiler:what TCB!Spike went through]].



* TheLeader: Amongst the Element Bearers, Twilight is considered the unofficial ringleader.

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* TheLeader: Amongst Within the Element Bearers, Twilight is considered the their unofficial ringleader.



** First happens when she demands that Dr. Grimnebulin tells her [[spoiler:the source of TCB!Spike's horrific condition]].

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** First happens when she demands that Dr. Grimnebulin tells her about [[spoiler:the source of TCB!Spike's horrific condition]].



'''Lyra Heartstrings'''

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'''Lyra ->'''Lyra Heartstrings'''



'''Minus Tome'''

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'''Minus ->'''Minus Tome'''



'''Chamomile Brew'''

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'''Chamomile ->'''Chamomile Brew'''



'''Trixie Lulamoon'''

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'''Trixie ->'''Trixie Lulamoon'''



'''Aquamarine Glimmer'''

to:

'''Aquamarine ->'''Aquamarine Glimmer'''



'''Comet Tail'''

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'''Comet ->'''Comet Tail'''



* DaddysGirl: She adores her father and he adores her right back.

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* DaddysGirl: She adores her father and he adores her right back. [[{{Irony}} It's pretty cruelly ironic]] considering her counterpart angrily disowned her own father.




->'''Snowdrop'''



%%* NiceGirl

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%%* NiceGirl* NiceGirl: A sweet, friendly and personable mare who gets along quite easily with everyone.



* ShipperOnDeck: Wholeheartedly supports Comet and Frost's friendship.

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* ShipperOnDeck: Wholeheartedly supports Comet and Frost's blossoming friendship.



'''Frost Wind'''

to:

'''Frost ->'''Frost Wind'''



'''Catseye'''

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'''Catseye'''
->'''Catseye'''



* TheIdealist: In spite of her childhood problems, Catseye clings to the idea that ponies are fundamentally more worthy than other races and hopes to win acceptance by promoting this worldview.

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* TheIdealist: In spite of her childhood problems, experiences, Catseye clings to the idea that ponies are fundamentally more worthy than other races and hopes to win acceptance by promoting this worldview.



* TakeThat: Luna's summary of Catseye's work is this to Chatoyance's writings.
-->'''Luna:''' "I've read her work, and I am frankly unimpressed with how one-sided she is in her approach, research and confusion of fact with opinion... her theories are the worst kind of popular hype, her methods are sloppy and her conclusions highly questionable... as are her embarrassingly childish responses to criticism."
** The fact she's a hybrid who hates her heritage and takes great measures to deny it is a not-so-subtle reference to Chatoyance being a transwoman with a reputation for coming off as [[DoesNotLikeMen rather misandric]].

to:

* TakeThat: To Chatoyance yet again. Her physical appearance is a dead ringer for Chat's unicorn avatar on Fimfiction, and Luna's summary of Catseye's work is this to Chatoyance's writings.
-->'''Luna:''' "I've I've read her work, and I am frankly unimpressed with how one-sided she is in her approach, research and confusion of fact with opinion... her theories are the worst kind of popular hype, her methods are sloppy and her conclusions highly questionable... as are her [[CantTakeCriticism embarrassingly childish responses to criticism."
criticism]].
** The fact she's a hybrid who hates her heritage and takes great measures to deny and hide it is a not-so-subtle reference to Chatoyance being a transwoman with a reputation for coming off as [[DoesNotLikeMen rather misandric]].



'''Icewind'''

to:

'''Icewind'''
->'''Icewind'''



* FantasticRacism: Towards humans, griffons and Changelings in particular. It's probably best to label him as a pony-supremacist.

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* FantasticRacism: Towards humans, griffons and Changelings in particular. It's probably best to label him as a pony-supremacist.pony supremacist.



%%* TheMcCoy
* NumberTwo: To Casey.

to:

%%* TheMcCoy
* TheMcCoy: To Catseye's Kirk and Exit Strategy's Spock.
* NumberTwo: To Casey.Catseye.



'''Exit Strategy'''

to:

'''Exit ->'''Exit Strategy'''



--> '''[=VoxAdam=]:''' "I wanted Strategy to provide more reason to condemn us than generic "they are not very nice" arguments, thus I did a lot of my own research to dissect the achievements that we as a species commonly pride ourselves in. Gandhi's and Mother Teresa's unsavoury statements? Christopher Columbus's responsibility for the destruction of the Taino people? The Space Race being motivated by the competition of the United States of America and the Soviet Union? [[BrutalHonesty All of it is true]]. Obviously it isn't the whole truth. But then, neither is the [[ThemeParkVersion "nice"]] side, the side which most people prefer to remember."

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--> '''[=VoxAdam=]:''' "I -->'''[=VoxAdam=]:''' I wanted Strategy to provide more reason to condemn us than generic "they are not very nice" arguments, thus I did a lot of my own research to dissect the achievements that we as a species commonly pride ourselves in. Gandhi's and Mother Teresa's unsavoury statements? Christopher Columbus's responsibility for the destruction of the Taino people? The Space Race being motivated by the competition of the United States of America and the Soviet Union? [[BrutalHonesty All of it is true]]. Obviously it isn't the whole truth. But then, neither is the [[ThemeParkVersion "nice"]] side, the side which most people prefer to remember."



'''Short Fuse'''

Ponyville's burly and thuggish earthpony brickmaker, who's set on causing trouble for the PHL and their allies.

to:

'''Short ->'''Short Fuse'''

Ponyville's burly and thuggish earthpony earth pony brickmaker, who's set on causing trouble for the PHL and their allies.



* LowerClassLout: Purposefully downplayed according to [[WordOfGod Word Of Vox]] to avoid UnfortunateImplications. He's smart enough to know Equestria's laws (thanks to his own brushes with it) and thus realizes that the Loyalists could be seen as traitors to the Crown, and manages to ambush a skilled human combatant using stolen knockout gas. That said, Fuse does fit the archetype of the prejudiced hick who is resistant to any kind of change in many respects.

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* LowerClassLout: Purposefully downplayed according to [[WordOfGod Word Of Vox]] to avoid UnfortunateImplications. He's smart enough to know Equestria's laws (thanks to his own brushes with it) and thus realizes that the Loyalists could be seen as traitors to the Crown, and manages to ambush a skilled human combatant using stolen knockout gas. That said, Fuse does fit the archetype of the prejudiced hick who is resistant to regards any kind of change with open suspicion and hostility in many respects.



'''Berry Punch'''

to:

'''Berry ->'''Berry Punch'''



-->'''Berry:''' "All this talk about how evil the humans are... you're kind of scaring me."

to:

-->'''Berry:''' "All All this talk about how evil the humans are... you're kind of scaring me."



'''Noteworthy Blues'''

to:

'''Noteworthy ->'''Noteworthy Blues'''



'''Blackberry'''

to:

'''Blackberry'''
->'''Blackberry'''



* HeelFaceTurn: After getting shown kindness from the PHL member who captures him.

to:

* HeelFaceTurn: After getting being shown kindness from the PHL member who captures him.



* TokenGoodTeammate: Isn't really a hateful person, and quickly changed his tune on humans after getting to really know some on a personal level.



'''Chrysalis'''

to:

'''Chrysalis'''
->'''Chrysalis'''



* MamaBear: Although she isn't actually the biological mother to most of them, Chrysalis' title amongst her hive is 'Mother', and so too she acts as one to them.

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* MamaBear: Although she isn't actually the biological mother to most of them, Chrysalis' title amongst her hive is 'Mother', 'Queen Mother', and so too she acts as one to them.



* NWordPrivileges: In terms of her SelfDeprecation. Chrysalis will freely have fun at her expense, but she does not take kindly to others trying to mock her...
* TheOneThatGotAway: Yes, not only did ''Fancypants'', of all stallions, use to be her lover, she may have had true feelings for him in return. However, by her own admission, her desire to get back at Celestia would likely have put an end to their idyll, had they stayed together.

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* NWordPrivileges: In terms of her SelfDeprecation. Chrysalis will freely have fun at her own expense, but she does not take kindly to others trying to mock her...
* TheOneThatGotAway: Yes, not only did ''Fancypants'', ''Fancy Pants'', of all stallions, use to be her lover, she may have had true feelings for him in return. However, by her own admission, her desire to get back at Celestia would likely have put an end to their idyll, had they stayed together.



'''Spykoran'''

to:

'''Spykoran'''
->'''Spykoran'''



'''Sint Erklass'''

to:

'''Sint ->'''Sint Erklass'''



* AmazingTechnicolorPopulation: He's a giant red stag, not a colour you're likely to find in reindeer.

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* AmazingTechnicolorPopulation: He's a giant red stag, not a colour color you're likely to find in on real life reindeer.



'''Elsa Erklass (Alias: The Snow Maiden)'''

to:

'''Elsa ->'''Elsa Erklass (Alias: The Snow Maiden)'''



'''Quagga'''

to:

'''Quagga'''
->'''Quagga'''



'''Canis'''

to:

'''Canis'''
->'''Canis'''



'''Hedwig'''

to:

'''Hedwig'''
->'''Hedwig'''



'''Jaka'''

to:

'''Jaka'''
->'''Jaka'''



'''Thomas Harwood'''

to:

'''Thomas ->'''Thomas Harwood'''



'''Anastasia Bjorgman'''

to:

'''Anastasia ->'''Anastasia Bjorgman'''



'''Winter Truce (Alias: The Winter Soldier)'''

to:

'''Winter ->'''Winter Truce (Alias: The Winter Soldier)'''



'''Wolfsschanze (Alias: Wolfenstein)'''

to:

'''Wolfsschanze ->'''Wolfsschanze (Alias: Wolfenstein)'''



'''HRH Astron Blueblood (Alias: Marshmallow)'''

to:

'''HRH ->'''HRH Astron Blueblood (Alias: Marshmallow)'''



'''[[spoiler: Aphid]] (Alias: Morning Glory)'''

to:

'''[[spoiler: ->'''[[spoiler: Aphid]] (Alias: Morning Glory)'''



'''Sombra'''

to:

'''Sombra'''
->'''Sombra'''



'''[[spoiler:Discord]]'''

to:

'''[[spoiler:Discord]]'''
->'''[[spoiler:Discord]]'''



'''[[spoiler:Faust]] (Alias: The Scribe)'''

to:

'''[[spoiler:Faust]] ->'''[[spoiler:Faust]] (Alias: The Scribe)'''



'''[[spoiler: AK Yearling]] (Alias: [[spoiler:Daring Do]])'''

to:

'''[[spoiler: ->'''[[spoiler: AK Yearling]] (Alias: [[spoiler:Daring Do]])'''



'''Locksmith'''

to:

'''Locksmith'''
->'''Locksmith'''



'''Blackjack Baton'''

to:

'''Blackjack ->'''Blackjack Baton'''



'''Cihuateto (Real Name: Macua)'''

to:

'''Cihuateto ->'''Cihuateto (Real Name: Macua)'''



'''Anna Erklass (Alias: [[spoiler: Anastasia Bjorgman]])'''

to:

'''Anna ->'''Anna Erklass (Alias: [[spoiler: Anastasia Bjorgman]])'''



'''The Krampus'''

to:

'''The ->'''The Krampus'''



'''The Six Hearth's Warmers'''

to:

'''The ->'''The Six Hearth's Warmers'''



* ShipperonDeck: Platinum gently teases her cousin, the first Blueblood, to seek out Elsa Erklass.

to:

* ShipperonDeck: ShipperOnDeck: Platinum gently teases her cousin, the first Blueblood, to seek out Elsa Erklass.


* BrownEyes: Hazel, to be exact.


* BigGood: To all of the reindeer.

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* BigGood: To all of the reindeer.reindeer, but his role is more prominently up front in ''A Sun in Winter''.


* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming: If [[spoiler: Discord]] is to be believed, she and Celestia were only meant to move the sun and the moon, not to actually rule over the ponies.

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* GrewBeyondTheirProgramming: If [[spoiler: Discord]] is to be believed, she and Celestia were only meant to move the sun and the moon, not to actually rule over the ponies. As revealed in ''A Sun in Winter'', this was due to Sint Erklass' raising them to be such.



* CoolBigBro: For Twilight Sparkle. She adores and looks up to him greatly.

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* CoolBigBro: For Twilight Sparkle. She [[BigBrotherWorship adores and looks up to him greatly.greatly]].



* NiceGirl: Which Marcus is rather surprised to find out, considering what their TCB versions are like.

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* NiceGirl: {{Nice Girl}}s: Which Marcus is rather surprised to find out, considering what their TCB versions are like.



* OddFriendship: [[spoiler:Develops one with Kraber. For perspective, her counterpart ponified his wife and children]].



* FriendToAllLivingThings: Aside from her love of animals, Fluttershy is utterly disgusted with the flagrant disregard for life the Empire has, and also handily points out that humanity's warlike culture is the result of living on a much harsher and inhospitable world without the direct guidance and protection of a higher benevolent being.

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* FriendToAllLivingThings: Aside from her love of animals, Fluttershy is utterly disgusted with the flagrant disregard for life the Empire has, and during a debate with Weaver, she also handily points out that humanity's warlike culture is the result of living on a much harsher and inhospitable world without the direct guidance and protection of a higher benevolent being.



* NoAccountingForTaste: Her husband Short Fuse isn't exactly the most likeable pony, but she loves him all the same.

to:

* NoAccountingForTaste: Her husband Short Fuse isn't exactly the most likeable likable pony, but she loves him all the same.



* [[spoiler:DareToBeBadass]]: [[spoiler:Upon accepting Luna's offer to be her Personal Student, Trixie requests that she may also learn from her counterpart. Luna, painfully aware of the state the Blue Spy is in, grudgingly agrees]].
* TheFallGuy: [[spoiler:After TCB!Trixie murders Berry Punch while under brainwashing, the Alliance plan to pin the blame on Prime!Trixie by passing her off as a Loyalist. In the end, they decide not to go through with it]].

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* [[spoiler:DareToBeBadass]]: DareToBeBadass: [[spoiler:Upon accepting Luna's offer to be her Personal Student, Trixie requests that she may also learn from her counterpart. Luna, painfully aware of the state the Blue Spy is in, grudgingly agrees]].
* TheFallGuy: [[spoiler:After TCB!Trixie murders murdered Berry Punch while under brainwashing, the Alliance plan planned to pin the blame on Prime!Trixie by passing her off as a Loyalist. In the end, they decide not to go through with it]].



* BigGood: For ''A Sun in Winter''.

to:

* BigGood: For ''A Sun in Winter''.To all of the reindeer.



* Deuteragonist: For ''A Sun in Winter''

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* Deuteragonist: {{Deuteragonist}}: For ''A Sun in Winter''



* Expy: Of [[Disney/{{Frozen}} Princess Anna]].

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* Expy: {{Expy}}: Of [[Disney/{{Frozen}} Princess Anna]].



A genderless, malevolent entity imprisoned under Sint Erklass' castle.

to:

A genderless, malevolent entity imprisoned under Sint Erklass' castle.



* BigBad: For ''A Sun in Winter''

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* BigBad: For ''A Sun in Winter''Winter''.



* HiddenAgendaVillain: While it plans to do ''something'' with the infant Celestia and Luna, it has yet to reveal it.

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* HiddenAgendaVillain: While it plans to do ''something'' with the infant Celestia and Luna, it has yet to reveal it.anything.



* UltimateEvil: PlayedWith; We know that [[spoiler: Tirek]] is the true BigBad of Spectrum, but The Krampus' motivation remains mostly unknown, and we don't get a clear look at what it looks like behind the translucent globe.

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* UltimateEvil: PlayedWith; We we know that [[spoiler: Tirek]] is the true BigBad of Spectrum, but The Krampus' motivation remains mostly unknown, and we don't get a clear look at what it looks like behind the translucent globe.



* FantasticRacism: Princess Platinum, Chancellor Puddinghead, and Commander Hurricane are all bigoted towards the other pony tribes.
* PosthumousCharacters

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* FantasticRacism: Princess Platinum, Chancellor Puddinghead, and Commander Hurricane are were all bigoted towards the other pony tribes.
tribes until they got better.
* PosthumousCharacters{{Posthumous Character}}s

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* AwesomeMcCoolname: His nickname, actually - he's apparently referred to as the Winter Soldier thanks to his cool demeanor and coat colour.

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