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* ShoutOut: The ''Calvin'' has a group of warships for defense... one of which is the [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds "Thunder Child"]]-class heavy cruiser ''[[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Hobbes.]]''
** The President of the spacegoing civilization is named [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Laura, and they have found a cold, barely inhabitable planet for their new home.]]
** Some of the ''Calvin''s tech is designed by [[VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram Rockomax]].
** Firebird mentions [[Wiki/SCPFoundation memetic cognitohazards]].
** Firebird's full name and rank is [[Literature/CatchTwentyTwo Major Firebird de Coverley]].


Safly, with the story and thread locked and lacking updates since 2014, this seems to be a DeadFic.

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Safly, Sadly, with the story and thread locked and lacking updates since 2014, this seems to be a DeadFic.



* MedievalStasis: A little over two centuries passed by since ''Not Alone''. In that time, Equestria hasn't really developed much technologically. Meanwhile, humanity and the ponies left behind have not only achieved peaceful coexistence, but have also [[TitleDrop conquered the stars]] together. However, this is justified for several reasons. First, it was not a case of "Equestria sat on its laurels while the humans advanced", as for them, the events of the original story only happened about a decade ago thanks to YearOutsideHourInside. Second, a good chunk of that time was spent fighting off extremely hostile foreign powers, not to mention severe domestic unrest, neither of which are good conditions for advancement. It's pointed out that a number of factories and mills have sprouted up in Equestria, but those have only come about due to a severe economic embargo that forced the once heavily import dependent country to become self-sufficient and the country is facing all sorts of shortages of different resources.

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* MedievalStasis: A little over two centuries passed by since ''Not Alone''. In that time, Equestria hasn't really developed much technologically. Meanwhile, humanity and the ponies left behind have not only achieved peaceful coexistence, coexistence but have also [[TitleDrop conquered the stars]] together. However, this is justified for several reasons. First, it was not a case of "Equestria sat on its laurels while the humans advanced", as for them, the events of the original story only happened about a decade ago thanks to YearOutsideHourInside. Second, a good chunk of that time was spent fighting off extremely hostile foreign powers, not to mention severe domestic unrest, neither of which are good conditions for advancement. It's pointed out that a number of factories and mills have sprouted up in Equestria, but those have only come about due to a severe economic embargo that forced the once heavily import dependent import-dependent country to become self-sufficient and the country is facing all sorts of shortages of different resources.



* OddFriendship: Evening Star and Firebird, who also have a TomboyAndGirlyGirl dynamic going on. The backstory is that Evening served as a mentor and ParentalSubstitute for Firebird when she was still a delinquent, since her parents were in no shape to care for her.

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* OddFriendship: Evening Star and Firebird, who also have a TomboyAndGirlyGirl dynamic going on. The backstory is that Evening served as a mentor and ParentalSubstitute for Firebird when she was still a delinquent, delinquent since her parents were in no shape to care for her.



* WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: It's for this exact reason many of Equestria's residents have lost a lot of love for the princesses, due to their actions on Earth leading to economic collapse, war with the other species, and being forced to "jump" dimensions, and are teetering on the edge of a full blown rebellion. Twilight also feels this way in regards to her disastrous interview.

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* WeCouldHaveAvoidedAllThis: It's for this exact reason many of Equestria's residents have lost a lot of love for the princesses, due to their actions on Earth leading to economic collapse, war with the other species, and being forced to "jump" dimensions, and are teetering on the edge of a full blown full-blown rebellion. Twilight also feels this way in regards to her disastrous interview.

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Safly, with the story and thread locked and lacking updates since 2014, this seems to be a DeadFic.


* MedievalStasis: It's been several centuries since ''Not Alone''. In that time Equestria hasn't really developed much technologically. Meanwhile humanity and the ponies left behind have not only achieved peaceful coexistence, but have also [[TitleDrop conquered the stars]] together. However, this is somewhat subverted for several reasons. First, it was not a case of "Equestria sat on its laurels while the humans advanced," as for them, the events of the original story only happened about a decade ago thanks to YearOutsideHourInside. Second, a good chunk of that time was spent fighting off extremely hostile foreign powers, not to mention severe domestic unrest, neither of which are good conditions for advancement. It gets completely averted when it's pointed out that there is a large number of factories and mills to produce things that Equestria can no longer get their hands on, which have sprouted up in the wake of the wars, economic embargoes, and the jump.

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* MedievalStasis: It's been several A little over two centuries passed by since ''Not Alone''. In that time time, Equestria hasn't really developed much technologically. Meanwhile Meanwhile, humanity and the ponies left behind have not only achieved peaceful coexistence, but have also [[TitleDrop conquered the stars]] together. However, this is somewhat subverted justified for several reasons. First, it was not a case of "Equestria sat on its laurels while the humans advanced," advanced", as for them, the events of the original story only happened about a decade ago thanks to YearOutsideHourInside. Second, a good chunk of that time was spent fighting off extremely hostile foreign powers, not to mention severe domestic unrest, neither of which are good conditions for advancement. It gets completely averted when it's It's pointed out that there is a large number of factories and mills to produce things that Equestria can no longer get their hands on, which have sprouted up in the wake of the wars, Equestria, but those have only come about due to a severe economic embargoes, embargo that forced the once heavily import dependent country to become self-sufficient and the jump.country is facing all sorts of shortages of different resources.


* IgnoredEpiphany: See AesopAmnesia above.

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* IgnoredEpiphany: See AesopAmnesia above.above, though it's subtly hinted that Twilight isn't ignoring it out of arrogance, but as a coping mechanism, and that if her faith in the princesses is shattered, it won't do good things to her mental state.



* MedievalStasis: It's been several centuries since ''Not Alone''. In that time Equestria hasn't really developed much technologically and apparently the events from ''Not Alone'' only happened recently for them (though this can be justified by the fact that Equestria's economy has gone down the drain and time likely passes very differently for them). Meanwhile humanity and the ponies left behind have not only achieved peaceful coexistence, but have also [[TitleDrop conquered the stars]] together.

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* MedievalStasis: It's been several centuries since ''Not Alone''. In that time Equestria hasn't really developed much technologically and apparently the events from ''Not Alone'' only happened recently for them (though this can be justified by the fact that Equestria's economy has gone down the drain and time likely passes very differently for them).technologically. Meanwhile humanity and the ponies left behind have not only achieved peaceful coexistence, but have also [[TitleDrop conquered the stars]] together. However, this is somewhat subverted for several reasons. First, it was not a case of "Equestria sat on its laurels while the humans advanced," as for them, the events of the original story only happened about a decade ago thanks to YearOutsideHourInside. Second, a good chunk of that time was spent fighting off extremely hostile foreign powers, not to mention severe domestic unrest, neither of which are good conditions for advancement. It gets completely averted when it's pointed out that there is a large number of factories and mills to produce things that Equestria can no longer get their hands on, which have sprouted up in the wake of the wars, economic embargoes, and the jump.


''The Conversion Bureau: Conquer the Stars'' is an in-progress fanfiction by Dalek IX, the same author of ''Fanfic/AHero'' and ''Fanfic/FriendsOfASolarEmpire.'' As of right now, it's available to be read on the SpaceBattles forums right [[https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/mlp-fim-the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars-thread-the-second.291214 here]] (with chopped up scenes, and discussions) and [[http://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars.245156/ here]] (a story only thread). There is also a copy on [=FIMfiction=], [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/72348/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars here]].

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''The Conversion Bureau: Conquer the Stars'' is an in-progress fanfiction by Dalek IX, the same author of ''Fanfic/AHero'' and ''Fanfic/FriendsOfASolarEmpire.'' As of right now, it's available to be read on the SpaceBattles Website/SpaceBattlesDotCom forums right [[https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/mlp-fim-the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars-thread-the-second.291214 here]] (with chopped up scenes, and discussions) and [[http://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars.245156/ here]] (a story only thread). There is also a copy on [=FIMfiction=], [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/72348/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars here]].


* ChekhovsGun: In ''[[TheConversionBureauNotAlone Not Alone,]]'' the last scene is Celestia reading a letter from Queen Molyneux of the Gryphons, telling Celestia that her OmniscientMoralityLicence has been revoked. The backstory of this fic shows that this led to the Gryphons, Zebras and other species in their world to wage such a devastating all-out war with Equestria that it forced Celestia to "jump" their land again, only this time a good deal of it was left behind.

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* ChekhovsGun: In ''[[TheConversionBureauNotAlone ''[[Fanfic/TheConversionBureauNotAlone Not Alone,]]'' the last scene is Celestia reading a letter from Queen Molyneux of the Gryphons, telling Celestia that her OmniscientMoralityLicence has been revoked. The backstory of this fic shows that this led to the Gryphons, Zebras and other species in their world to wage such a devastating all-out war with Equestria that it forced Celestia to "jump" their land again, only this time a good deal of it was left behind.



* FanSequel: To ''TheConversionBureauNotAlone.''

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* FanSequel: To ''TheConversionBureauNotAlone.''Fanfic/TheConversionBureauNotAlone.''


* HumiliationConga: After the Gryphon Queen declared Celestia's OmniscientMoralityLicense was revoked at the end of ''Not Alone'', Equestria goes through this. First, all of the other countries in Equus launch a massive economic embargo on Equestria, forcing the heavily import-dependent country to develop on its own, while dealing with scarcities of several different resources in the meantime. [[HopeSpot Some time later, negotiations were re-established for the next five years, during which things seemed like they'd be okay]]... only for, on the fifth Hearth's Warming Eve, all nations to declare war on Equestria simultaneously. The following campaign was so [[CurbStompBattle devastating to Equestria]][[note]]even Celestia herself plus an entire armada of her best royal guards were crushed by Gryphon's fleet in front of the entire populace of Manehattan[[/note]] that the Princesses were forced to relocate to another planet (see DeathWorld above), and even that was done by leaving several pieces of Equestria, like the entirety of Appleloosa and literally half of Hoofington, behind. By the time the ''USS Calvin'' discovers Equestria, the country is ravaged by civil unrest, extremely impoverished, has lost use of the Elements of Harmony, [[spoiler: and [[LaResistance a resistance movement]] is midway through a plan to "bring the Princess to her miserable knees"]].

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* HumiliationConga: After the Gryphon Queen declared Celestia's OmniscientMoralityLicense was revoked at the end of ''Not Alone'', Equestria goes through this. First, all of the other countries in Equus launch a massive economic embargo on Equestria, forcing the heavily import-dependent country to develop on its own, while dealing with scarcities of several different resources in the meantime. [[HopeSpot Some time later, negotiations were re-established for the next five years, during which things seemed like they'd be okay]]... only for, on the fifth Hearth's Warming Eve, all nations to declare war on Equestria simultaneously. The following campaign was so [[CurbStompBattle devastating to Equestria]][[note]]even Equestria]][[note]]Even Celestia herself plus an entire armada of her best royal guards were crushed by the Gryphon's fleet in front of the entire populace of Manehattan[[/note]] Manehattan.[[/note]] that the Princesses were forced to relocate to another planet (see DeathWorld above), and even that was done by leaving several pieces of Equestria, like the entirety of Appleloosa and literally half of Hoofington, behind. By the time the ''USS Calvin'' discovers Equestria, the country is ravaged by civil unrest, extremely impoverished, has lost use of the Elements of Harmony, [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and [[LaResistance a resistance movement]] is midway through a plan to "bring the Princess to her miserable knees"]].


* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: After the events of ''Not Alone'', every single nation and species on Equis cut all ties with Equestria and eventually declared war on them in response to Celestia's failed attempt to assimilate the human race and her self-righteous, bigoted reasons for doing so.

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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: After the events of ''Not Alone'', every single nation and species on Equis Equus cut all ties with Equestria and eventually declared war on them in response to Celestia's failed attempt to assimilate the human race and her self-righteous, bigoted reasons for doing so.so. What's more, there's a growing number of very angry ponies that have lost all faith in the princesses due to how their actions have caused this horrible situation in the first place.



* HumiliationConga: After the Gryphon Queen declared Celestia's OmniscientMoralityLicense was revoked at the end of ''Not Alone'', Equestria goes through this. First, all of the other countries in Equis launch a massive economic embargo on Equestria, forcing the heavily import-dependent country to develop on its own, while dealing with scarcities of several different resources in the meantime. [[HopeSpot Some time later, negotiations were re-established for the next five years, during which things seemed like they'd be okay]]... only for, on the fifth Hearth's Warming Eve, all nations to declare war on Equestria simultaneously. The following campaign was so [[CurbStompBattle devastating to Equestria]][[note]]even Celestia herself plus an entire armada of her best royal guards were crushed by Gryphon's fleet in front of the entire populace of Manehattan[[/note]] that the Princesses were forced to relocate to another planet (see DeathWorld above), and even that was done by leaving several pieces of Equestria, like the entirety of Appleloosa and literally half of Hoofington, behind. By the time the ''USS Calvin'' discovers Equestria, the country is ravaged by civil war, extremely impoverished, has lost use of the Elements of Harmony, [[spoiler: and [[LaResistance a resistance movement]] is midway through a plan to "bring the Princess to her miserable knees"]].

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* HumiliationConga: After the Gryphon Queen declared Celestia's OmniscientMoralityLicense was revoked at the end of ''Not Alone'', Equestria goes through this. First, all of the other countries in Equis Equus launch a massive economic embargo on Equestria, forcing the heavily import-dependent country to develop on its own, while dealing with scarcities of several different resources in the meantime. [[HopeSpot Some time later, negotiations were re-established for the next five years, during which things seemed like they'd be okay]]... only for, on the fifth Hearth's Warming Eve, all nations to declare war on Equestria simultaneously. The following campaign was so [[CurbStompBattle devastating to Equestria]][[note]]even Celestia herself plus an entire armada of her best royal guards were crushed by Gryphon's fleet in front of the entire populace of Manehattan[[/note]] that the Princesses were forced to relocate to another planet (see DeathWorld above), and even that was done by leaving several pieces of Equestria, like the entirety of Appleloosa and literally half of Hoofington, behind. By the time the ''USS Calvin'' discovers Equestria, the country is ravaged by civil war, unrest, extremely impoverished, has lost use of the Elements of Harmony, [[spoiler: and [[LaResistance a resistance movement]] is midway through a plan to "bring the Princess to her miserable knees"]].



** Equestria as a whole. After the mess on Earth and the other species (the gryphons, zebras, minotaurs, elk, and buffalo) catch wind of what the princesses tried to do, they cut off all ties with Equestria, causing economic collapse. And then they declare war, in which Equestria loses ALL of their coastal cities, along with Manehattan, Appleloosa, New Pegas, and half of Hoofington, forcing them to dimension jump to another world. [[spoiler:And that's not to mention that a good number of ponies are siding with Equis' other species who were pulled during the "jump" and the more war-torn areas like Hoofington are on the verge of openly revolting against Celestia and Luna.]]

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** Equestria as a whole. After the mess on Earth and the other species (the gryphons, zebras, minotaurs, elk, and buffalo) catch wind of what the princesses tried to do, they cut off all ties with Equestria, causing economic collapse. And then they declare war, in which Equestria loses ALL ''all'' of their coastal cities, along with Manehattan, Appleloosa, New Pegas, and half of Hoofington, forcing them to dimension jump to another world. [[spoiler:And that's not to mention that a good an increasing number of ponies are siding with Equis' Equus' other species who were pulled during the "jump" and the more war-torn areas like Hoofington are on the verge of openly revolting against Celestia and Luna.]]



* ShoutOut: The ''Calvin'' has a group of warships for defense... one of which is the [[Literature/TheWarOfTheWorlds "Thunder Child"]]-class heavy cruiser ''[[ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes Hobbes.]]''
** The President of the spacegoing civilization is named [[Series/BattlestarGalactica2003 Laura, and they have found a cold, barely inhabitable planet for their new home.]]
** Some of the ''Calvin''s tech is designed by [[VideoGame/KerbalSpaceProgram Rockomax]].
** Firebird mentions [[Wiki/SCPFoundation memetic cognitohazards]].
** Firebird's full name and rank is [[Literature/CatchTwentyTwo Major Firebird de Coverley]].



* ViciousCycle: [[spoiler: The reason for why Celestia still appears to be following HanlonsRazor.]]

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* ViciousCycle: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The reason for why Celestia still appears to be following HanlonsRazor.]]HanlonsRazor. Anytime she appears to be having doubts about her actions, she's reassured by someone else (Luna, other political figures, other ponies) that she wasn't wrong]].


''The Conversion Bureau: Conquer the Stars'' is an in-progress fanfiction by Dalek IX, the same author of ''Fanfic/AHero'' and ''Fanfic/FriendsOfASolarEmpire.'' As of right now, it's available to be read on the SpaceBattles forums right [[http://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/mlp-fim-the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars.237773/ here]] (with chopped up scenes, and discussions) and [[http://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars.245156/ here]] (a story only thread). There is also a copy on [=FIMfiction=], [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/72348/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars here]].

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''The Conversion Bureau: Conquer the Stars'' is an in-progress fanfiction by Dalek IX, the same author of ''Fanfic/AHero'' and ''Fanfic/FriendsOfASolarEmpire.'' As of right now, it's available to be read on the SpaceBattles forums right [[http://forums.[[https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/mlp-fim-the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars.237773/ com/threads/mlp-fim-the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars-thread-the-second.291214 here]] (with chopped up scenes, and discussions) and [[http://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars.245156/ here]] (a story only thread). There is also a copy on [=FIMfiction=], [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/72348/the-conversion-bureau-conquer-the-stars here]].



* ChekhovsGun: In ''[[TheConversionBureauNotAlone Not Alone,]]'' the last scene is Celestia reading a letter from Queen Molyneux of the Gryphons, telling Celestia that her OmniscientMoralityLicence has been revoked. The backstory of this fic shows that this led to the Gryphons, Zebras and other species in their world to wage such a devastating all-out war with Equestria, it forced Celestia to "jump" their land again, only this time, a good deal of it was left behind.
* CrapsackWorld: Equestria. Economic collapse and war has decimated the country, and forced Celestia to jump onto a planet that is just barely habitable. Meanwhile, the ''Calvin'' suffers from overpopulation, lack of resources and crime. Even so, both have places where the [[BuffySpeak crapsacky-ness]] is especially pronounced: Equestria has Hoofington, and the ''Calvin'' has Sector 12.

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* ChekhovsGun: In ''[[TheConversionBureauNotAlone Not Alone,]]'' the last scene is Celestia reading a letter from Queen Molyneux of the Gryphons, telling Celestia that her OmniscientMoralityLicence has been revoked. The backstory of this fic shows that this led to the Gryphons, Zebras and other species in their world to wage such a devastating all-out war with Equestria, Equestria that it forced Celestia to "jump" their land again, only this time, time a good deal of it was left behind.
* CrapsackWorld: Equestria. Economic Equestria, where economic collapse and war has decimated the country, and forced Celestia to jump onto a planet that is just barely habitable. Meanwhile, habitable, and the ''Calvin'' ''Calvin'', which suffers from overpopulation, lack of resources and crime. Even so, both Both have places where the [[BuffySpeak crapsacky-ness]] is especially pronounced: Equestria has Hoofington, and the ''Calvin'' has Sector 12.


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** Firebird mentions [[SCPFoundation memetic cognitohazards]].

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** Firebird mentions [[SCPFoundation [[Wiki/SCPFoundation memetic cognitohazards]].


* BreakingTheFellowship: The Mane Six is officially disbanded, as Fluttershy burned all bridges with them and went into hiding with her animal buddies. Reactions to this event were mixed: Dash feels extremely hurt by it, to the point where she regularly flies over the Everfree in search for her; Twilight insists in believing the Princesses were right (though mostly because she's in denial and doesn't want to believe her mentor could ever be wrong about anything); Rarity is trying to pretend nothing's wrong; Applejack, due the shift leaving both Appleloosa and a large chunk of the Apple Family behind to fend for themselves, is starting to doubt Celestia as well; and finally, Pinkie's desperately trying to hold her remaining friends together.

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* BreakingTheFellowship: The Mane Six is officially disbanded, as Fluttershy burned all bridges with them and went into hiding with her animal buddies. Reactions to this event were mixed: Dash feels extremely hurt by it, to the point where she regularly flies over the Everfree in search for her; Twilight insists in believing the Princesses were right (though mostly because she's in denial and doesn't want to believe her mentor could ever be wrong about anything); Rarity is trying to pretend nothing's wrong; Applejack, due the shift Severing leaving both Appleloosa and a large chunk of the Apple Family behind to fend for themselves, is starting to doubt Celestia as well; and finally, Pinkie's desperately trying to hold her remaining friends together.

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