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Written by [[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Jordan179 Jordan179]], this chronicles the recovery of Princess Luna's sanity and adaptation to modern Equestria, as she tries to do good to make up for her past sins.. Available [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/157357/all-the-way-back here]]. Started in 2014, and as yet incomplete.

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Written by [[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Jordan179 Jordan179]], this chronicles the recovery of Princess Luna's sanity and adaptation to modern Equestria, as she tries to do good to make up for her past sins..sins. Available [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/157357/all-the-way-back here]]. Started in 2014, and as yet incomplete.



* YeOldeNuclearSilo: An ancient ICBM base provides access from the main cavern system to the lair of Blue Blaze.

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* YeOldeNuclearSilo: An ancient ICBM base provides access from the main cavern system to the lair of Blue Blaze.Blaze.
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* BadassPrincess: All the Princesses, as they are both [[PhysicalGod meta-ponies]] and the [[GodInHumanForm Avatars]] of ''immensely more'' powerful [[AnthropomorphicPersonification Cosmic]] [[EldritchAbomination beings]].


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* WarriorPrincess: All the Princesses, as they are both [[PhysicalGod meta-ponies]] and the [[GodInHumanForm Avatars]] of ''immensely more'' powerful Cosmic beings. Their duties are explicitly guarding their realm from invaders and maintaining its internal peace.


* FantasyCounterpartCulture: The Crystal Empire, to the Main/ByzantineEmpire. Made obvious because Dunnich was founded by Crystal-Imperial refugees, and it's old name "Dounika" is very obviously Greek. Luna also uses the "-os" masculine ending in referring to King Sombra in her own thoughts, calling him "Sombros," which is probably the actual reign-name.

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* FantasyCounterpartCulture: The Crystal Empire, to the Main/ByzantineEmpire.UsefulNotes/ByzantineEmpire. Made obvious because Dunnich was founded by Crystal-Imperial refugees, and it's old name "Dounika" is very obviously Greek. Luna also uses the "-os" masculine ending in referring to King Sombra in her own thoughts, calling him "Sombros," which is probably the actual reign-name.


* [[TownWithADarkSecret Town With A Strange Secret]]: Dunnich, which is [[spoiler:the home of the Paradise Cult]]. Luna manages to miss this despite having meta-pony senses and actually ''meeting'' one of the Daughters of Paradise. To give the Princess her due, she was kind of distracted by a dragon hunt at the time.

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* [[TownWithADarkSecret Town With A Strange Secret]]: TownWithADarkSecret: Dunnich, which is [[spoiler:the home of the Paradise Cult]]. Luna manages to miss this despite having meta-pony senses and actually ''meeting'' one of the Daughters of Paradise. To give the Princess her due, she was kind of distracted by a dragon hunt at the time.


* [[AGodIAmNot A Goddess Am I Not]]: Luna discovers to her horror that the Night Pegasi -- a race that she herself modified from normal Pegasi long ago to be her most loyal retainers -- have come to ''worship'' her both as their Creator and as TheSacredDarkness. This makes her ashamed -- not because she considers the Night Pegasi unworthy followers, but because she considers ''herself'' undeserving of such adulation, considering that she made a FaceHeelTurn and then abandoned them for her thousand years of exile. This is despite the fact that she is, in point of fact, a {{Physical God}}dess.

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* [[AGodIAmNot A Goddess Am I Not]]: AGodIAmNot: Luna discovers to her horror that the Night Pegasi -- a race that she herself modified from normal Pegasi long ago to be her most loyal retainers -- have come to ''worship'' her both as their Creator and as TheSacredDarkness. This makes her ashamed -- not because she considers the Night Pegasi unworthy followers, but because she considers ''herself'' undeserving of such adulation, considering that she made a FaceHeelTurn and then abandoned them for her thousand years of exile. This is despite the fact that she is, in point of fact, a {{Physical God}}dess.



* [[BigBad Big Bads]]: The [[DarkIsEvil Night]] [[LivingShadow Shadows]], [[StarfishAliens aliens]] from a [[EarthThatUsedToBeBetter dying Cosmos]], who [[FaceHeelTurn corrupted]] and [[DemonicPossession possessed]] Princess Luna in the first place, and who seem to be [[TheManBehindTheMan behind]] many of the threats now appearing at an unusual rate to beset Equestria.
* [[BizarreAlienSenses Bizarre Alicorn Senses]]: Luna can generate and receive signal returns from electromagnetic radar, gravitic radar, and sub-spatial signals. It is implied that her sister Celestia has at least the first and last ability as well.

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* [[BigBad Big Bads]]: BigBad: The [[DarkIsEvil Night]] [[LivingShadow Shadows]], [[StarfishAliens aliens]] from a [[EarthThatUsedToBeBetter dying Cosmos]], who [[FaceHeelTurn corrupted]] and [[DemonicPossession possessed]] Princess Luna in the first place, and who seem to be [[TheManBehindTheMan behind]] many of the threats now appearing at an unusual rate to beset Equestria.
* [[BizarreAlienSenses Bizarre Alicorn Senses]]: BizarreAlienSenses: Luna can generate and receive signal returns from electromagnetic radar, gravitic radar, and sub-spatial signals. It is implied that her sister Celestia has at least the first and last ability as well.



* [[CoolCar Cool Air-Chariot]]: The Midnight Chariot.

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* [[CoolCar Cool Air-Chariot]]: CoolCar: The Midnight Chariot.



* DarkSecret: Luna is unhappy to discover that Prince Blueblood is probably [[spoiler:her own direct descendant]]. She despises Blueblood, so she does not want this generally known.



* [[DarkSecret Embarrassing Secret]]: Luna is unhappy to discover that Prince Blueblood is probably [[spoiler:her own direct descendant]]. She despises Blueblood, so she does not want this generally known.



* GunboatDiplomacy: Luna's basic approach when asked to be diplomatic to those attempting to intimidate Equestria. (And by the way, ''Celestia'' wrote the script, she just knows how ''good'' her sister is in this sort of role).
-->"INTRUDING DRAGON!" she cried out in the Royal Canterlot Voice, full volume, as her chariot descended. "KNOW THAT WE ARE PRINCESS LUNA SELENE NOCTIS, PRINCESS OF THE MOON, AND HIGH LADY OF WAR OF THE REALM OF EQUESTRIA, WITHIN WHOSE BORDERS THOU TRESPASSETH! WE DEMANDETH THAT THOU IMMEDIATELY VACATEST OUR REALM, TAKING WITH THYSELF THY HOARD COMPLETE ..." that was a very important point, and phrasing it as part of a demand made it sound less conciliatory. "...ON PAIN OF OTHERWISE BEING CONSIDERED TO HAVE DECLARED PERSONAL WAR AGAINST OUR REALM, AND BEING TREATED BY US AS OUR ENEMY!"



* [[MayflyDecemberRomance Mayfly-December Relationship]]: Most of Luna's loves, whether romantic or friendly, amount to this because she is immortal and normal Ponies are not. This bothers her a lot.
* [[AFatherToHisMen A Mother To Her Ponies]]: Luna is like this toward the Ponies under her command, being very careful of their lives in battle. This is in part because she tends to find most of her friends from among her comrades.
* [[MultiMeleeMaster Multi-Melee Mistress]]: Luna is an expert at using a wide variety of close-in weapons, including some which are foreign or have gone out of style. She relies mostly on her magic for ranged fighting.

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* [[MayflyDecemberRomance Mayfly-December Relationship]]: MayflyDecemberRomance: Most of Luna's loves, whether romantic or friendly, amount to this because she is immortal and normal Ponies are not. This bothers her a lot.
* [[AFatherToHisMen A Mother To Her Ponies]]: AMotherToHerMen: Luna is like this toward the Ponies under her command, being very careful of their lives in battle. This is in part because she tends to find most of her friends from among her comrades.
* [[MultiMeleeMaster Multi-Melee Mistress]]: MultiMeleeMaster: Luna is an expert at using a wide variety of close-in weapons, including some which are foreign or have gone out of style. She relies mostly on her magic for ranged fighting.



* [[OneManIndustrialRevolution One-Mare Information Revolution]]: Now that Equestria has attained an Industrial-Era level of technology, Princess Luna wants to push it farther and faster -- even faster than does her sister Princess Celestia. Especially where aerospace and weapons technology is concerned.

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* [[OneManIndustrialRevolution One-Mare Information Revolution]]: OneManIndustrialRevolution: Now that Equestria has attained an Industrial-Era level of technology, Princess Luna wants to push it farther and faster -- even faster than does her sister Princess Celestia. Especially where aerospace and weapons technology is concerned.



* [[GunboatDiplomacy Princess of Mass Destruction Diplomacy]]: Luna's basic approach when asked to be diplomatic to those attempting to intimidate Equestria. (And by the way, ''Celestia'' wrote the script, she just knows how ''good'' her sister is in this sort of role).
-->"INTRUDING DRAGON!" she cried out in the Royal Canterlot Voice, full volume, as her chariot descended. "KNOW THAT WE ARE PRINCESS LUNA SELENE NOCTIS, PRINCESS OF THE MOON, AND HIGH LADY OF WAR OF THE REALM OF EQUESTRIA, WITHIN WHOSE BORDERS THOU TRESPASSETH! WE DEMANDETH THAT THOU IMMEDIATELY VACATEST OUR REALM, TAKING WITH THYSELF THY HOARD COMPLETE ..." that was a very important point, and phrasing it as part of a demand made it sound less conciliatory. "...ON PAIN OF OTHERWISE BEING CONSIDERED TO HAVE DECLARED PERSONAL WAR AGAINST OUR REALM, AND BEING TREATED BY US AS OUR ENEMY!"



* [[TooImportantToWalk Too Important to Fly]]: Luna can fly or ''teleport'', but she prefers to ride her Midnight Chariot. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that she wants to arrive at a possible fight as fresh as possible. Unless, of course, Luna is simply being hedonistic (both Luna and her sister have been known to wallow in luxury just because they can).

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* [[TooImportantToWalk Too Important to Fly]]: TooImportantToWalk: Luna can fly or ''teleport'', but she prefers to ride her Midnight Chariot. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that she wants to arrive at a possible fight as fresh as possible. Unless, of course, Luna is simply being hedonistic (both Luna and her sister have been known to wallow in luxury just because they can).



* [[UpperClassTwit Upper-Class Twits]]: Luna is saddened to see how decayed has become much of Equestria's aristocracy. Prince Blueblood is her prime example.
* [[UsedToBeASweetKid Used To Be A Sweet Colt]]: One of the old now-dead friends Luna misses is Prince Crimson Quartz of the Crystal Empire. His reign-name? ''Sombros''. This is the pony who became [[EvilOverlord King]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Sombra]]
* [[WingedHumanoid Winged Equoid]]: Like all Alicorns (and Pegasi) Luna has wings. Unlike most winged Ponies, Luna fully understands the physics of her own powers and is hence capable of supersonic and even hypersonic flight.

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* [[UpperClassTwit Upper-Class Twits]]: UpperClassTwit: Luna is saddened to see how decayed has become much of Equestria's aristocracy. Prince Blueblood is her prime example.
* [[UsedToBeASweetKid Used To Be A Sweet Colt]]: UsedToBeASweetKid: One of the old now-dead friends Luna misses is Prince Crimson Quartz of the Crystal Empire. His reign-name? ''Sombros''. This is the pony who became [[EvilOverlord King]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Sombra]]
* [[WingedHumanoid Winged Equoid]]: WingedUnicorn: Like all Alicorns (and Pegasi) Luna has wings. Unlike most winged Ponies, Luna fully understands the physics of her own powers and is hence capable of supersonic and even hypersonic flight.


* BreathWeapon: Dragons have these. Two examples encountered:
** Fischfootur spits lava from his throat.
** Blue Blaze casts lightning from his mouth.



* YeOldeNuclearSilo: An ancient ICBM based provides access from the main cavern system to the lair of Blue Blaze.

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* YeOldeNuclearSilo: An ancient ICBM based base provides access from the main cavern system to the lair of Blue Blaze.


* XRayVision: Luna can use her graviton generation powers to density-scan a mountain and map its cavern systems.

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* XRayVision: Luna can use her graviton generation powers to density-scan a mountain and map its cavern systems.systems.
* YeOldeNuclearSilo: An ancient ICBM based provides access from the main cavern system to the lair of Blue Blaze.


** Dunnich is named after Creator/HPLovecraft's fictional town from Main/TheDunwichHorror.

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** Dunnich is named after Creator/HPLovecraft's fictional town from Main/TheDunwichHorror."Literature/TheDunwichHorror".

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* [[AFatherToHisMen A Mother To Her Ponies]]: Luna is like this toward the Ponies under her command, being very careful of their lives in battle. This is in part because she tends to find most of her friends from among her comrades.

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* HoldYourHippogriffs: The phrase "lying doggo" is explained as originating from the fact that Diamond Dogs dwell underground and use stealth to avoid more powerful beings.


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* PhotographicMemory: A standard Alicorn ability in this fanon. Luna uses it, among other things, to aid her mapping and navigation skills when rescuing [[spoiler:Trixie]] from the Lightning Dragon.


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* SuperIntelligence: Like all Alicorns, Luna is super-intelligent. She uses this for several purposes in-story, including integrating her PhotographicMemory and XRayVision to map out an underground cave complex.


** More directly, Luna suspects Lieutenant Summer Lightning to be nymphomaniac through Lone Madness, but finds her to be a brave and loyal officer in the Rangers, and decides that she wants to have her seconded to the Night Guard.



* [[UsedToBeASweetKid Used To Be A Sweet Colt]]: One of the old now-dead friends Luna misses is Prince Crimson Quartz of the Crystal Empire. His reign-name? ''Sombros''. This is the pony who became [[EvilOverlord King]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Sombra]].

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* [[UsedToBeASweetKid Used To Be A Sweet Colt]]: One of the old now-dead friends Luna misses is Prince Crimson Quartz of the Crystal Empire. His reign-name? ''Sombros''. This is the pony who became [[EvilOverlord King]] [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Sombra]].Sombra]]
* [[WingedHumanoid Winged Equoid]]: Like all Alicorns (and Pegasi) Luna has wings. Unlike most winged Ponies, Luna fully understands the physics of her own powers and is hence capable of supersonic and even hypersonic flight.
-->Supersonic flight was beyond the capability of most Pegasi. It took both raw power, and fine control over one's flightfield. One's wings were important only as paramagnetic radiators, to generate the thruster fields which stood in the place of engines; any attempt to flap would have resulted in tumbling out of control. One steered by warping one's flightfield. It helped that Luna had been Moondreamer, who had designed supersonic and hypersonic aircraft -- though Moondreamer had never expected to in a future life be one.

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* XRayVision: Luna can use her graviton generation powers to density-scan a mountain and map its cavern systems.

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* [[BizarreAlienSenses Bizarre Alicorn Senses]]: Luna can generate and receive signal returns from electromagnetic radar, gravitic radar, and sub-spatial signals. It is implied that her sister Celestia has at least the first and last ability as well.


* [[BigBad Big Bads]]: The [[DarkIsEvil Night]] [[LivingShadow Shadows]], [[StarfishAliens aliens]] from a [[EarthTheUsedToBeBetter dying Cosmos]], who [[FaceHeelTurn corrupted]] and [[DemonicPossession possessed]] Princess Luna in the first place, and who seem to be [[TheManBehindTheMan behind]] many of the threats now appearing at an unusual rate to beset Equestria.

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* [[BigBad Big Bads]]: The [[DarkIsEvil Night]] [[LivingShadow Shadows]], [[StarfishAliens aliens]] from a [[EarthTheUsedToBeBetter [[EarthThatUsedToBeBetter dying Cosmos]], who [[FaceHeelTurn corrupted]] and [[DemonicPossession possessed]] Princess Luna in the first place, and who seem to be [[TheManBehindTheMan behind]] many of the threats now appearing at an unusual rate to beset Equestria.


* [[BigBad Big Bads]]: The [[DarkIsEvil Night]] [[LivingShadow Shadows]], [[StarfishAliens aliens]] from a [[DyingEarth dying Cosmos]], who [[FaceHeelTurn corrupted]] and [[DemonicPossession possessed]] Princess Luna in the first place, and who seem to be [[TheManBehindTheMan behind]] many of the threats now appearing at an unusual rate to beset Equestria.

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* [[BigBad Big Bads]]: The [[DarkIsEvil Night]] [[LivingShadow Shadows]], [[StarfishAliens aliens]] from a [[DyingEarth [[EarthTheUsedToBeBetter dying Cosmos]], who [[FaceHeelTurn corrupted]] and [[DemonicPossession possessed]] Princess Luna in the first place, and who seem to be [[TheManBehindTheMan behind]] many of the threats now appearing at an unusual rate to beset Equestria.

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