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''Heir of The Nightmare'' is a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic written by [[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Polaris501 Polaris501]], and can be read [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/171685/heir-of-the-nightmare here]].

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''Heir of The Nightmare'' is a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic written by [[http://www.''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Polaris501 Polaris501]], and can be read net/story/171685/heir-of-the-nightmare Heir of the Nightmare]]'' is a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic written by [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/171685/heir-of-the-nightmare here]].
net/user/Polaris501 Polaris501]].



* CurbstompBattle: Nightmare Moon is easily able to defeat the Mane 6 when the Elements of Harmony fail. In one day, the Royal Guard across Equestria capitulated to the Lunar Pegasi. It's justified because the Lunar Pegasi had been planning this for a millenia, and two the Royal Guards were demoralized by Celestia's defeat.

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* CurbstompBattle: Nightmare Moon is easily able to defeat the Mane 6 when the Elements of Harmony fail. In one day, the Royal Guard across Equestria capitulated to the Lunar Pegasi. It's justified because the Lunar Pegasi had been planning this for a millenia, millennium, and two of the Royal Guards were demoralized by Celestia's defeat.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard / KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Moloch tried to cook Twilight alive as a tribute to Princess Celestia. In a last ditch effort to kill Luna, he attempts a fire spell, only to have done it on a bundle of oily sticks. He is promptly burnt alive.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard / KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Moloch tried to cook Twilight alive as a tribute to Princess Celestia. In a last ditch last-ditch effort to kill Luna, he attempts a fire spell, only to have done it on a bundle of oily sticks. He is promptly burnt alive.]]


A thousand years ago, Princess Celestia banished her sister to the moon, that much we know. What wasn’t known, and what Celestia kept secret was that before her banishment, Luna had given birth to a foal. Now a thousand years later, as Nightmare Moon returns, Twilight Sparkle is going to find out exactly what it means to be the Heir of the Nightmare.

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''Heir of The Nightmare'' is a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic written by [[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Polaris501 Polaris501]], and can be read [[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/171685/heir-of-the-nightmare here]].

A thousand years ago, Princess Celestia banished her sister to the moon, that much we know. What wasn’t wasn't known, and what Celestia kept secret was that before her banishment, [[AlternateUniverseFic Luna had given birth to a foal.foal]]. Now a thousand years later, as Nightmare Moon returns, Twilight Sparkle is going to find out exactly what it means to be the Heir of the Nightmare.




[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/171685/heir-of-the-nightmare Heir of The Nightmare]] is a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic written by [[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Polaris501 Polaris501]].

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!! ''Heir
of The Nightmare]] is a ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic written by [[http://www.fimfiction.net/user/Polaris501 Polaris501]].

!! Tropes for this story are:
* AlternateUniverseFic
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* WhatTheHellHero: Cadence blows up at Twilight for letting her newfound motherly attachment to Nightmare Moon allow her to forget that her Eternal Night will kill the world, her humiliation and enslavement of Shining Armor and Cadence, and for possibly killing Celestia. Unfortunately for Cadence, [[KnightTemplarParent Nightmare]] [[MamaBear Moon]] overheard her [[OhCrap yelling at her daughter]].

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* WhatTheHellHero: Cadence blows up at Twilight for letting her newfound motherly attachment to Nightmare Moon allow her to forget that her Eternal Night will kill the world, her humiliation and enslavement of Shining Armor and Cadence, and for possibly killing Celestia. Unfortunately for Cadence, [[KnightTemplarParent Nightmare]] [[MamaBear Moon]] overheard her [[OhCrap yelling at her daughter]].daughter]].
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* CallingTheOldWomanOut: [[spoiler:When Nightmare Moon attempts to justify her actions as being done to protect Twilight, Twilight retorts that her actions have caused unnecessary suffering to ponies that have done nothing to hurt her. Nightmare Moon [[VillanousBreakdown doesn't take it well]], to put it mildly.]]


* NobleTopEnforcer: Noctis. While he does serve Nightmare Moon and mistreats Five of the Main Six, he only does so on the orders of Nightmare Moon, who loves her for protecting her people. [[spoiler: He is horrified by Nova's destruction of Ponyville and her utter cruelty. When he realizes the Mane 5 are not remotely as dangerous as Nightmare Moon claimed to be, and pitying the loss of their families, he lets them go]].

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* NobleTopEnforcer: Noctis. While he does serve Nightmare Moon and mistreats Five of the Main Six, he only does so on the orders of Nightmare Moon, who loves her he has pledged to serve for protecting her people.his fellow Pegasi. [[spoiler: He is horrified by Nova's destruction of Ponyville and her utter cruelty. When he realizes the Mane 5 are not remotely as dangerous as Nightmare Moon claimed to be, and pitying the loss of their families, he lets them go]].


* HoistByHisOwnPetard/KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Moloch tried to cook Twilight alive as a tribute to Princess Celestia. In a last ditch effort to kill Luna, he attempts a fire spell, only to have done it on a bundle of oily sticks. He is promptly burnt alive.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard/KarmicDeath: HoistByHisOwnPetard / KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Moloch tried to cook Twilight alive as a tribute to Princess Celestia. In a last ditch effort to kill Luna, he attempts a fire spell, only to have done it on a bundle of oily sticks. He is promptly burnt alive.]]

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* IronicNurseryRhyme: Nightmare Moon sings "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star [[spoiler: as she [[VillainousBreakdown dementedly]] and viciously chases after her daughter Twilight]].
-->''Twinkle, Twinkle, little star. How I wonder where you are. Up above the world so high, like a diamond in the sky. Twinkle, Twinkle, little star. How I wonder where you are...''

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* NobleTopEnforcer: Noctis. While he does serve Nightmare Moon and mistreats Five of the Main Six, he only does so on the orders of Nightmare Moon, who loves her for protecting her people. [[spoiler: He is horrified by Nova's destruction of Ponyville and her utter cruelty. When he realizes the Mane 5 are not remotely as dangerous as Nightmare Moon claimed to be, and pitying the loss of their families, he lets them go]].

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* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler: Nightmare Moon suffers a particularly terrifying one after Twilight [[BerserkButton calls Celestia more of a mother than her]]. Her fury ends up wrecking the castle, and while chasing Twilight, she speaks in a particularly deranged voice, all while imagining her chase as a form of hide and seek]].


* MoralityPet: Nightmare Moon is a merciless tyrant, but she does deeply care for Twilight. It disturbs Twilight that Nightmare can go from angry and vengeful with the object of ire, to peaceful and loving with her.

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* MoralityPet: Nightmare Moon is a merciless tyrant, but she does deeply care for Twilight. It disturbs Twilight that Nightmare can go from angry and vengeful with the object of ire, to peaceful and loving with her. [[spoiler: Twilight eventually can no longer stand her brutality, and is forced to destroy her]].


* KnightTemplarParent: [[spoiler: Luna became Nightmare Moon after her daughter Twilight was nearly killed by the Knights of Ra. The dark forces that were influencing her played on her fears, and convinced her that to better protect Twilight, she needed to make ponies fear her, and she could only do so by casting down Celestia, removing the sun, and taking over Equestria as a cruel tyrant]]. Nightmare Moon slams Cadence against a wall and if not for Twilight's intervention, would have broken her legs for yelling and Twilight.

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* KnightTemplarParent: [[spoiler: Luna became Nightmare Moon after her daughter Twilight was nearly killed by the Knights of Ra. The dark forces that were influencing her played on her fears, and convinced her that to better protect Twilight, she needed to make ponies fear her, and she could only do so by casting down Celestia, removing the sun, and taking over Equestria as a cruel tyrant]]. Nightmare Moon slams Cadence against a wall and if not for Twilight's intervention, would have broken her legs for yelling and at Twilight.


* ReligionOfEvil: Luna and Celestia never appreciated zealots who would commit terrible acts, so they outlawed any worship of them. [[spoiler: The Knights of Ra prove to be quite monstrous: they apparently sacrifice Lunar pegasi, collectively rail against Luna, and were eager to burn foal Twilight alive.]]

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* ReligionOfEvil: Luna and Celestia never appreciated zealots who would commit terrible acts, treat them as gods, so they outlawed any worship of them. [[spoiler: The Knights of Ra prove to be quite monstrous: Ra, a group of sun worshipers confirm their fears: they apparently sacrifice Lunar pegasi, collectively rail against Luna, Luna and the night, and were very eager to burn foal Twilight alive.]]


* CassandraTruth: Cadence, Shining Armor, and Spike don't believe Twilight when she claims to be Nightmare's daughter, and believe that she must have been brainwashed.

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* CassandraTruth: Cadence, Shining Armor, and Spike don't believe Twilight when she claims to be Nightmare's daughter, and believe think that she must have been brainwashed.


* MoralityPet: Nightmare Moon is completely merciless, but she does deeply care for Twilight. It disturbs Twilight that Nightmare can go from angry and vengeful, to peaceful and loving with her.

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* MoralityPet: Nightmare Moon is completely merciless, a merciless tyrant, but she does deeply care for Twilight. It disturbs Twilight that Nightmare can go from angry and vengeful, vengeful with the object of ire, to peaceful and loving with her.

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