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  • Adaptational Badass:
    • While the Primarchs have always been badasses, here, the Terran Princes are very much so, as they are powerful, legitimate demigods who achieved their own Ascension in different ways. Presently, they have the potential to become full-on divines like their father if they choose to.
    • This applies to some of the Terran Princes' adoptive siblings and in-laws. Some like Applejack/Veritas were heroic mortals in canon, but eventually became Ascendant deities in the Codexverse. Others were based on deities from either real-life mythologies (Belyolen and Temnobog) or fictional pantheons (Naur and Naneth), but didn't have much of an active role. Here, all aforementioned members are Physical Gods who are also Reasonable Authority Figures and Royals Who Actually Do Something, and thus are very willing to fight.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Being based on the Primarchs, all of the Terran Princes have been given this treatment. Because of a disastrous combination of wildly different personalities and beliefs, manipulations of the Chaos Gods, and a profound lack of good parenting on the Emperor of Mankind's part, the Primarchs became a Big, Screwed-Up Family that ultimately sets up the stage for the Horus Heresy. Half of the Primarchs even turned traitor. Here, Golden Scepter becoming kinder and more benevolent would later have an impact on his relationship with his sons when he decided to settle down, which would influence his sons to become more heroic and significantly more emotionally and mentally stable than their WH40k counterparts.
  • Affectionate Nickname: All of the Terran Princes generally call each other "Brother" out of love and respect, since here they're much closer as family than the Primarchs. Blazing Hoof, as the oldest child of the family, is called "Big Brother".
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: It's implied, and speculated in-universe, that all of Golden Scepter's sons embody certain traits of his personality. For example, Crimson Star embodies his father's psionic talent and thirst for knowledge, Fanged Paw embodies his father's ruthlessness and rambunctious energy, Night Shade embodies his father's terrifying nature and desire for justice, Red Blade embodies his father's terrible wrath, and Written Word embodies his father's conviction and ability to inspire. Besides that, as Alicorn demigods, all of Golden Scepter's sons embody divine concepts that are benevolent and/or related to what the Primarchs did in WH40k canon, such as Psionics, Faith, Knowledge, Technology, Animals, Fire, Innovation, Martial Arts, Freedom, Justice, and Truth.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: All of the Terran Princes are Alicorn demigods, and thus are ranked just below their father. They are also incredibly powerful and competent warriors and military/political leaders, though it's mentioned in their entries that much of their combat experiences came from their globe-trotting. This also applies to their adoptive siblings and in-laws,
  • Badass Family: All of the Terran Princes are part of a royal family of badasses, much like their character inspirations. Each of them are incredibly competent Warrior Princes who take after their father, an antediluvian god and a 'prodigy deity', and are all military and political leaders in their own right. After Kúzelník, Naur, and Temnobog are adopted by Golden Scepter, their respective pantheons, the Bogolenya and Caearnarian Deer Pantheons, became connected to the Terran Royal Family through them. The badassery also applies to in-laws of the Aureusidae like Applejack, who became an Alicorn in the Codexverse.
  • Cool Uncle: All of the Terran Princes (and their adoptive siblings and in-laws) are loving uncles to their respective nieces and nephews, though it depends on who the father is. This includes Mercy, a sapient divine sword who was adopted by Red Blade after her 'father'/master, Silver Bane, gave her up to protect her from the Poenan Pantheon.
  • Deity of Human Origin: All of the Terran Princes are demigods who Ascended by overcoming their flaws and doing good things. It's later zigzagged once more members are added - while some are Ascendant deities/demi-deities, others like Kúzelník, Naur, and Temnobog were born full-fledged gods.
  • Divine Parentage:
    • All of the Terran Princes are biological sons of Golden Scepter, an ancient Alicorn god, through their mortal mother, Blesseed Skies. This would give them their half-divine heritage, making them Long-Lived mortals before they all Ascended.
    • Some of their adoptive siblings from the Bogolenya/Caearnarian Deer Pantheons like Kúzelník, Naur, Belyolen, and Temnobog were born to High King Irminsul and High Queen Arvan. They were later officially adopted by Golden Scepter because both Irminsul and Arvan were Abusive Parents, leading to Golden Scepter adopting them into his family out of sympathy.
  • Embodiment of Virtue: Pokhot's entry mentions that In-Universe, all of the Terran Princes are revered and beloved for being bastions of virtue; indeed, some of the Terran Princes embody at least one virtue, such as Kindness, Justice, Hope, Temperance, and Faith. This is partially why Pokhot enjoys playing "games of temptation" with them, to make sure that they stay virtuous and don't lose sight of what they each embody.
  • Expy: All of Golden Scepter's biological sons are based on the Primarchs. Much like their character inspirations, they're a group of royal badass brothers whose capabilities far surpass those of their average mortal subjects, to the point of being collectively seen as godlike. However, Golden Scepter atoning for his sins prior to settling down played a huge part on his family dynamic, making his relationship with his sons much healthier than their WH40k counterparts.
  • Fantasy Pantheon: It's noted in Written Word's entry that despite religion and public worship based on the royal family being banned in the Terran Empire, it didn't stop some people from secretly depicting the Terran Princes as part of a benevolent "pantheon" that would rule over the Terran Empire and ensure eternal prosperity over the lands, with Golden Scepter as his family's Top God.
  • Foil: All of the Terran Princes are this to Emperor Blackthorn's sons/Scions, the Changeling Kings. Because of Blackthorn's rather hands-off parenting, many of his Scions became highly amoral and tyrannical schemers who arrogantly believe that being related to a Changeling god automatically gives them the right to rule. Their relationships as siblings are also toxic and dysfunctional, being encouraged to sabotage and even outright kill each other for Blackthorn's favor since the time of "The Fratricide". On the other hand, Golden Scepter's sons grew up in a loving household, so they're much closer to each other as family. And thanks to Golden Scepter's influence, all of his sons would each overcome their own flaws and Ascend, becoming Alicorn demigods with great potential to go even beyond that, something that Blackthorn's sons/Scions believe is impossible for them since no Royal Changeling has ever done it before.
  • For Want of a Nail: Crimson Star losing his sight in a carriage accident served as a lynch-pin for him and some of his brothers gaining much-needed Character Development and, ultimately, Ascending to demi-Alicornhood. For example, Red Blade and Fanged Paw would have never learned how to get over their hatred and control their tempers, Written Word would have never realized the folly of preaching religious faith, and Night Shade would have eventually become as bad as the criminals he hunted down.
  • Generation Xerox: Golden Scepter committed horrible crimes during the Imperium era, due to years of untreated PTSD, loneliness, and other psychological issues bringing out his worst traits and deeply affecting his judgement. Once he was revived in the Second Age and shown the ruins of the fallen Imperium of Ponykind, he realized the true scope of his atrocities and atoned for them by wandering all over Equus and learning from the examples set by both mortals and divines. His nineteen demi-divine sons, implied to be Reincarnations of the Golden Generals who once served him, would all be born (supposedly) the living embodiments of their father's personality, but also have crippling flaws that required an epic Character Development process to overcome, either through atonement and/or understanding of said flaws and working to overcome them. This resulted in all of them becoming Alicorn demigod Princes.
  • A God I Am Not: Despite being powerful and accomplished demigod Warrior Princes, they don't want to be worshiped for it and actively discourage it. This is implied to have stemmed from factors like humility, insecurities over their own flaws/failures, and their collective refusal to let their subjects become overly dependent on them. Notably, the Scholars of the Stars formed in part because Prince Crimson Star, its founder and central figure, didn't want his subjects to worship a Reformed Bully.
  • Head Pet: After Applejack/Veritas finds her young daughter, Baby Applejack, sitting atop her grandfather's head, Golden Scepter mentions to her that all of the Terran Princes found their way to the top of his head at some point during their infancy/foalhood. They have all grown much bigger since then.
    Emperor Golden Scepter: (to Princess Applejack/Veritas) For what is worth, my daughter-in-law, your husband and his brothers had also found their way up there at one point or another in their foal-hood. I am more or less resigned and expecting to see more of my present and coming grandchildren making a throne out of my head in the future.
    Baby Applejack: (cheering) Grandpa so comfy!
  • Heroic Lineage: All of the Terran Princes are the biological sons of Golden Scepter, an extremely ancient Alicorn 'prodigy' and legendary war hero. Many believe In-Universe that they represent some aspect of their father, such as his Psychic Powers, his ruthlessness, his scientific and technological brilliance, his wrath, and his conviction.
  • History Repeats: Defied and averted. During the "Temptation Unbound" conflict, a group of Fallen deities and their worshipers tried getting rid of Golden Scepter and his family by setting his sons against each other, starting with Prince Written Word, in an orchestrated repeat of the "Aurum Apostasy" conflict that nearly killed Golden Scepter. The end result would have been similar to the Horus Heresy, up to including Golden Scepter's death. However, Prince Crimson Star would foresee this and warn his father, saving his family from destruction and exposing the culprits in the process.
  • Immortality Begins at Twenty: Subverted. While all of Golden Scepter's sons were adults by the time they each Ascended, they are currently Alicorn demigods, the divine equivalent of a newborn baby. That being said, they do the option and potential to become full-fledged divines if they choose to.
  • Large and in Charge: Being the biological sons of Golden Scepter, who is very tall himself, all of the Terran Princes are large Alicorn demigods, just like their WH40k counterparts. Prince Forging Scales in particular is the tallest of his brothers, and is pretty famous even among non-Terrans for his height. They are also major political leaders, powerful warriors, and military commanders in their own right.
  • Like Father, Like Son: If the entries on Golden Scepter's sons are to be believed, all of them have their father's best traits, such as scientific/technological brilliance, oral charisma, kindness, and idealism. They also have crippling flaws of some kind that they eventually end up redeeming themselves for, just like how their father fell into tyranny and then atoned for his horrible crimes and flaws to make up for them years before.
  • Long-Lived: It's implied that even if they were still mortal, all of Golden Scepter's sons were able to live much, much longer than the average mortal due to inheriting a partial divine heritage from their father. Becoming demi-Alicorns ensured that all of them would become immortal for real.
  • Magic Hair: Because of their sheer power, all of the Terran Princes had their own magic change their manes and tails to represent what they embody post-Ascension.
  • The Magnificent: All of the Terran Princes have titles to accompany their names after doing something awesome revolving around what they embody. This extends to their adoptive siblings and extended family, all who have badass titles of their own.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings:
    • All of the Terran Princes were sired by Golden Scepter through their mother, Blessed Skies. This has not gone without comment from Trixie Lulamoon, who visited the Terran Empire once and was dismayed to find the royal family contained only divine Alicorn stallions. Even the Radiant Emperor himself found it highly amusing.
      Trixie Lulamoon: It's nothing but a SAUSAGE FEST in here!
    • Later, the Aureusidae would included various adopted deities like Mana Weaver and those from both the Bogolenya Deer Pantheon and the Caearnarian Deer Pantheon, as well as a sister-in-law in Princess Applejack/Veritas following her marriage to Prince Clear Voice. This would increase the Aureusidae's numbers by tenfold.
  • Meaningful Name: "Aureusidae" is a combination of "aureus", which means "gold/golden" in Latin, and the "-idae" suffix, which denotes offspring. It refers to how the Terran Princes are sons of Emperor Golden Scepter and is similar to Golden Scepter former Alicorn name, Auriolus Scaeptrum, which he threw away following his reawakening.
  • Missing Mom: Justified; the mother of Golden Scepter's sons, Empress-Consort Blessed Skies, was a mortal pegasus mare. The fact that her husband and children are both immortal meant that she would eventually be outlived by them, even with life-extending technologies. This would have a profound psychological effect on the Terran Princes; Clear Voice would develop a fear of outliving those he gets close to, which initially prevented him from dating and marrying then-mortal Applejack, while Written Word went through a Crisis of Faith as his feelings of Broken Pedestal towards Golden Scepter increased, as he believed his father could have helped her Ascend and grant her immortality, yet didn't.
  • Mixed Ancestry: All of the Terran Princes are revealed to be Pony-Eohippus hybrids through Golden Scepter, who sired them with a mortal Pegasus mare. As a result, they have strange traits like a spotted pelt, a Zebra-like tail, and toed hooves. However, their Eohippus heritage is less obvious than Golden Scepter's.
  • Noodle Incident: Apparently, Veritas convinced several of the Terran Princes to partake in a riddle competition overseen by Aldhika Moufette. They lost, with the resulting penalty.
  • Not So Above It All: As multiple Codexverse quotes and drabbles show, the Terran Princes do tend to get into silly situations (or start them themselves) despite their royal upbringing and demi-divine heritage.
  • Papa Wolf: The Terran Princes are very protective of their family, including their own adoptive/biological children. Woe betide those who harm anyone close to them.
    • They're very protective of Mercy, a divine Poenan sword who gradually became sapient under the care of Silver Bane. Silver Bane gave Mercy up to the Terran Princes following his defection because he trusted their ability to defend her from the Poenans. He was proven right, as many Poenans deemed Mercy to be 'corrupted' and intended to purify her back into a non-sapient weapon she once was for their zealous crusades.
    • They seriously considered avenging Rosy Dreams by letting Floral Forte into the dungeons where Sweet Words is held to deal with him. However, Golden Scepter [[Telepathy hears what they're thinking and nips their plan in the bud by pointing out the ramifications of it, before threatening to discipline them if they disobey his orders.
    • An inverted example with Golden Scepter: All of the Terran Princes are horrified and angered when Golden Scepter snidely suggests to Gilded Stove, a Terran Griffon chef who tried assassinating him with poisoned spaghetti, that he learn under his sons to get better at assassination, and they all give Gilded Stove a collective Death Glare. This motivates Gilded Stove to turn himself in to the authorities, not wanting to die a horrible death at the hooves of nineteen demigods.
    • When it was discovered that a group of psychic serial killers called the "Mindflayers" were targeting and attempting to kill Rosy Dreams under their noses, the Terran Princes proceeded to go after them after an enraged Golden Scepter gave them his permission to do so. It was noted that save for the leader, Rose Knot, who escaped, all of the Mindflayers chose to fight the Terran Princes to the death rather than be imprisoned, as they would die a slow, agonizing death of starvation.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: As a whole, the Terran Princes can be rather vindictive at times, especially when children (including their own) is involved. When a furious Floral Forte requested for permission to deal with Sweet Words herself, they considered letting her go so they could avenge Rosy Dreams, only for Golden Scepter to put a stop to it. They are also more than happy to see Trench Bull rot in her cell, with Prince Death Shroud once begging his father to let him punish her, but was also refused. Golden Scepter would later note to the Four Terrors during their visit that he has his hooves "all over the place" trying to prevent his sons from taking matters into their own hooves, which is one of the reasons why he hadn't granted the Terrors' request to punish his prisoners yet.
  • Psychic Powers:
    • Much like the Primarchs, all of the Terran Princes have inherited some degree of psychic ability from him, usually empathy and/or Telepathy, though some have varying degrees of precognition. Crimson Star is the most powerful psychic of his brothers due to (supposedly) embodying his father's psychic powers and his voracious thirst for knowledge, and his willingness to test how far his own powers can go. Unlike the Primarchs, however, their psychic heritage is more obvious in the Codexverse due to both Golden Scepter cultivating their talents, and public tolerance and acceptance of psychic powers in the Terran Empire. Kúzelník, one of the Terran Princes' adoptive brothers, has psychic powers as well as part of his Sorcery domain, though he admits Prince Crimson Star is better than him due to being a prodigy who embodies Psionics.
    • This applies to much of their extended family, many of whom are either demi-deities and full-fledged deities. In their case, their domains grant them some degree of psychic powers as well.
  • Raise Him Right This Time: It's implied that all of Golden Scepter's sons were once his "Golden Generals" from the Imperium era. But they had been reincarnated after death by mysterious forces in order to give them a second chance, and to teach Golden Scepter how to treat those close to him with unconditional love, respect, and compassion. Golden Scepter is starting to suspect something, though Luminiferous assures him that even if his sons are indeed his reincarnated Generals, they're still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. Golden Scepter, feeling rather frazzled from both dealing with the whammy that Written Word had been encouraging religious worship of him behind his back, and trying to figure out how to deal with him, reveals to Luminiferous that sometimes he wonders if all of his sons are actually reincarnations of his Generals from the Imperium era. Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, they're still unique individuals in a lot of ways.
    Emperor Golden Scepter: ...You know, Luminiferous, sometimes I wonder if my sons are reincarnations of the same Generals that I had treated so poorly...
    Luminiferous: Golden, even if they are, your sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings. While you can't fix the past, you now have enough knowledge and experience to ensure that your sons can have the brighter future that your Generals did not.
  • Royals Who Actually Do Something: Much like their father, the Terran Princes don't sit around and let others do things for them. All of them are Warrior Princes and highly beloved and respected heroes who each overcame their own flaws, warranting their Ascension to demi-godhood. They also went out of their way to help and protect people from dangerous threats, even if said people are not their subjects. This extends to their adopted siblings like Kúzelník, Phoenix King Naur, and Belyolen and Temnobog, who are either part of ruling pantheons or rule over a pantheon themselves.
  • Secret Keeper: All of Written Word's brothers became this for him after he secretly joined the priesthood for an underground religion centered around their father, Golden Scepter. They saw his decision as a "foolish mistake", but they loved their brother so much that they didn't want to break his heart, so they kept quiet around their father for their brother's sake. This gets Golden Scepter mad at them when, after discovering what Written Word had been doing behind his back during a heated argument, he learns afterwards that his other sons knew all along yet didn't tell him about it to protect their brother from reprisal.
  • Secret Test of Character: It's noted in Pokhot's entry that she subjects Golden Scepter's sons to "games" of temptation whenever they visit the Bogolenya pantheon, by making them lust after the darker sides of what they each embody. However, the motives behind said games are not malicious - Pokhot only wants to test their heroic resolve as bastions of virtue, and to her, this is her way of being "friendly" to the children of an ancient god who befriended her father during one of his past adventures. Thus, she is delighted when they resist her temptations, such as Crimson Star who rejected her offers of forbidden knowledge and a cure for his blindness, and ended up being gifted with a tome on ancient civilizations.
  • Seers: Some of Golden Scepter's sons have inherited a form of precognitive power from him, as he is a powerful clairvoyant. Among them are Bright Eyes, Crimson Star, Night Shade, and Red Blade. Kúzelník and Belyolen also have precognitive powers, and Phoenix King Naur has pyromancy, though Temnobog inverts it with his retrocognitive abilities.
  • Semi-Divine: All of the Terran Princes are the collective product of his loving marriage to his mortal wife and Empress-Consort, a pegasus mare named "Blessed Skies". It's implied that their mixed heritage was what allowed them to Ascend to demi-Alicornhood on their own, after doing positive things related to what they embodied. However, their adoptive siblings like Kúzelník, Phoenix King Naur, Belyolen, and Temnobog avert this by being ancient, full-fledged deities.
  • Sibling Team: While all of the Terran Princes are powerful demi-Alicorns who can kick ass and take after their equally badass divine father in their own ways, they have been known to work together on numerous occasions so they can kick more ass. The most prominent of them is the team-up between Fanged Paw and Crimson Star, who play off of each other's different strengths and abilities very well, though Fanged Paw has also teamed up with Written Word to stop Onda Ryggraden, an evil Deer Lich warrior/pirate, and it's mentioned that Written Word and Bright Eyes have worked closely in the past in inspiring Hope and Faith among mortals.
  • Supernatural Elite: As demi-Alicorn gods and Princes of the Terran Empire, they are ranked very high on the social hierarchy, and they are military commanders, political leaders, and powerful warriors in their own right. However, they are just below their father, Golden Scepter, who as Emperor is the highest living form of Terran authority.
  • Warrior Prince: All of Golden Scepter's sons, being based on the Primarchs, are royal demi-divine Princes who are powerful fighters and commanders of their own military chapters, as well as prominent political leaders to varying degrees. However, they're also far less dysfunctional than the Primarchs because of Golden Scepter's benevolent influence as a parent, and they have been known to team up and kick ass. Later, gods like Kúzelník, Belyolen, Temnobog, and Naur would be adopted, technically making them 'Terran Princes'... but while the latter three are accomplished fighters, Kúzelník subverts it through being a Squishy Wizard who is still working on increasing his combat skill.
  • Your Approval Fills Me with Shame: Justified. Professor Bubbling Beaker respected the Terran Princes for managing to Ascend to godhood despite their flaws and/or being faced with immeasurable odds, and looked to them (as well as many other Ascendant deities) for inspiration for his work. The Terran Princes all reacted with shame and anger upon learning of this, disgusted with how they all inspired someone to perform gruesome experiments on innocent foals and teenagers in order to unlock the secrets of divine Ascension.

    Prince Blazing Hoof, the Imperial Sword 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: N/A

Rank: Demigod


Prince Blazing Hoof is the firstborn son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire. He serves as Golden Scepter's second-in-command.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Horus Lupercal was originally the favored son of the Emperor of Mankind, until he turned traitor thanks to a combination of the Emperor's actions and manipulations from the Chaos gods, creating the Horus Heresy that tore the Imperium of Mankind apart. Here, he's a benevolent demigod Prince who never turned traitor, as his father, Golden Scepter, went through lots of Character Development that heavily influenced how he raised his sons.
  • Adult Fear: Even though his younger brother, Crimson Star, had acted like an Insufferable Genius, he was implied to have been devastated when he learned that Crimson Star was blinded in a carriage accident. And when he happened upon Fanged Star and a few brothers beating up Crimson Star sometime after the latter fell into a severe depression, with the latter not doing anything in self-defense out of guilt, he was so enraged that he moved to protect his injured brother alone, until Golden Scepter intervened.
  • Affectionate Nickname: He's often called "Big Brother" by his younger brothers out of love and respect due to being the first born among them, despite not being the tallest of them (that honor would go to Forging Scale, the tallest of his brothers).
  • Big Brother Instinct: When he saw Fanged Paw and a few other brothers beating up a despondent Crimson Star, with the latter not fighting back against his attackers at all, Blazing Hoof unhesitatingly moved to defend Crimson Star alone, even though his younger brother had been an Insufferable Genius to everyone prior to that. Golden Scepter would soon intervene before things got too bloody.
  • Big, Stupid Doodoo-Head:
    • Both Mercy and Baby Applejack have called him a "poopy-head", having been persuaded to do so by Fanged Paw and Steel Barricade. He starts worrying if this is going to be a new precedent for him every time he gets a new niece/nephew.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: (after Baby Applejack calls him a "poopy-head") ...Is this going to happen every time I gain a new niece or nephew?
  • Butt-Monkey: He's shaping up to be this. So far, he's been called a "poopy-head" twice by his adoptive/biological nieces (two of whom had been persuaded to do so by Fanged Paw and Steel Barricade), and he got pranked on by Clear Voice and Raven Wing. Discovering that Clear Voice of all people decided to join in their mischievous brothers' antics shocked him.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: I think I'm going to quote Jasper on this one... Why does this keep happening to me?
  • Calling the Old Man Out: He would confront Golden Scepter on how he handled the Pony Autorists that attacked the Terran Empire, assuming that his father just used his empathy powers on them and let them go as soon as they started showing signs of regret. Golden Scepter would explain to Blazing Hoof by personally showing the Pony Autorists the pain and suffering they've inflicted on his subjects, he would give them empathy for their victims, in turn realizing the consequences of their hatred and self-serving bigotry; the only way to alleviate their guilt would be to atone for their actions. Golden Scepter also pointed out that responding with harshness towards all of the Pony Autorists, as Blazing Hoof had intended, would only "beget hatred" in the long run, so he only focused on those who were genuinely unrepentant and bigoted while giving mercy to those who were simply misled.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the first-born demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Eaten Alive: A drabble revealed a fight with Prince Excelsius, Vicearch Iniquitous' firstborn Princeling of Vice from Malregnar, ended with Blazing Hoof and four of his brothers being consumed and assimilated by Excelsius into his being to prevent them from interfering with one of Excelsius' Vicelieges and his allied overlords' plans, though with his brothers' help, he managed to break out and eventually help break his four other brothers out.
  • Et Tu, Brute?: Played for laughs; he was utterly shocked when he discovered that Clear Voice, famous for being the most dutiful of his older/younger brothers, decided to team up with Raven Wing in pranking him.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: You too, Clear Voice?
    Prince Clear Voice: It was going to happen sooner or later, Big Brother.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: But... you, of all people? You're the dutiful one! I thought you knew better!
    Prince Clear Voice: It is the duty of younger siblings to pester and annoy their elder siblings on some days. I may know better, as you said, but even I cannot avoid that particular duty for long.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Horus Lupercal. Much like Horus, he's the first son of a divine Emperor, and he serves as his father's second-in-command in both military and political duties. However, Golden Scepter becoming a kinder and more benevolent person would later influence his parenting methods when he decided to settle down and have a family, in turn influencing Blazing Hoof into becoming someone entirely different than the reviled traitor Horus was.
  • For Want of a Nail: In WH40k canon, Horus Lupercal turned traitor and and masterminded the events of the Horus Heresy, thanks to a combination of the Emperor's actions and manipulations of both Lorgar and the Chaos Gods. Here, the fact that Horus's pony counterpart, Blazing Hoof, is a benevolent Prince and hero shows how things could have gone differently if the Emperor actually tried to be a good father to his Primarch sons.
  • Good Is Not Soft:
    • He's implied to be a benevolent and politically active Prince who takes after his father. The fact that he was willing to deliver a harsh yet "just" punishment towards a group of Pony Autorists for attacking the Terran Empire shows just how ruthless he can be in protecting his subjects.
    • As Fanged Paw's entry showed, he was willing to confront and beat up three of his own brothers in order to protect another, saving a severely injured Crimson Star when Golden Scepter heard the commotion and quickly intervened in the fight.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the first-born son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Horus Lupercal is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's ambition.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Imperial Sword", likely because as Golden Scepter's second-in-command, he has important duties involving the Terran Empire's military, similar to how Horus was appointed to the role of "Warmaster" in the Imperium of Mankind.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the oldest of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has eighteen younger brothers. Then there's Majesty, a legendary unicorn queen, who became his big sister after his father finally formally acknowledged his adoption of her in the Fourth Age.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: He wanted to give some Pony Autorists "a harsh yet just punishment" for attacking the Terran Empire and their subjects. However, his father, Golden Scepter, decided to pick a more merciful option by personally showing the Pony Autorists the consequences of their hateful bigotry, allowing him to weed out the unrepentant from those who displayed genuine remorse. When Blazing Hoof confronted Golden Scepter about it, assuming the Pony Autorists were Easily Forgiven, Golden Scepter would explain that being harsh to everyone would only beget more hatred, and that it is sometimes best to show mercy to those who were simply misled, as all the Pony Autorists (save their leader, an genuinely unrepentant bigot until the end) were motivated to atone for their horrible actions because of the incident.
  • Punctuated! For! Emphasis!: In a Codexverse drabble, he roars this trope as he protects a severely injured Crimson Star from Fanged Paw and a few brothers who ganged up on him and beat him up, punctuating his words with his punches.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: (roaring) Get. Your. BUCKING. HOOVES. OFF. OF. MY. BROTHER!!!
  • Reincarnation: He's implied to be one for Aurum Lupus, one of Golden Scepter's Imperium-era Generals who turned traitor and kick-started the "Aurum Apostasy" conflict after seeing his leader had become little more than a divine tyrant. This trope ends up being discussed when a heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Blazing Hoof, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Semi-Divine: Has a demi-divine heritage by virtue of his father, Golden Scepter, being an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god. After he Ascended, he himself became an Alicorn demigod, the Codexverse equivalent of an infant divine.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In 40k canon, Horus Lupercal turned into the Arch-Traitor, and then confronted and was eventually killed by the Emperor of Mankind during the Horus Heresy, with even his soul being obliterated from existence. Here in the Codexverse, he's alive because Golden Scepter being a good parent ensured that a similar catastrophe would never happen.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He would give his younger brother, Red Blade, an epic one for beating up a blinded Crimson Star and leaving him near death, therefore becoming no better than the bullies who used to pick on him every day.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: (to Prince Red Blade) I remember protecting you and walking with you to school so those BULLIES wouldn't attack you! I remember comforting you while Forging Scale put bandages on your wounds whenever you came back home CRYING and BRUISED! By Equus, I even remember Written Word looking after you when you came down with that nasty fever and nearly DIED from it! What HAPPENED to that quiet, kindhearted brother I used to know, Red Blade?! WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM?!

    Prince Fanged Paw, the Savage Wolf 
See his page here.

    Prince Ferreus Malleus, the Breaker of Serpents 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: Metal, Strength, Perfection, Fire

Rank: Demigod


Prince Ferreus Malleus is the third-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.
  • Adaptational Badass: While Ferrus Manus was already a badass by virtue of a Primarch and a clone/son of the Emperor of Mankind, in the Codexverse, he's the third-born son of an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god, which makes him a powerful Alicorn demigod on top of whatever skills he already possesses.
  • Always Identical Twins: Subverted with him and Palatine Phoenix. They're fraternal twins, and thus look nothing alike. This is ironic since two of their brothers, Bright Eyes and Night Shade, are mistaken to be twins due to their contrasting appearances and domains, but were born a few years apart from each other.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He's an Alicorn demigod who embodies Metal, Strength, Perfection, and Fire.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: He would ask three of them on the nature of sapientkind's flaws as a response to members of the Abominable Alignment who tried to justify their horrific actions. No one could come up with an effective answer.
    Prince Ferreus Malleus: Why did the ancient Alicorns, the greatest children of the Great Maker, lose their once-great civilization despite their benevolence, power, and divinity? Why did many 'good' kingdoms, empires, and realms still fall into the same trappings of stagnancy and corruption, despite their attempts to remain completely good? And most importantly, why do we continue to rise and fall, despite all our promises and attempts to ensure our own failings and flaws would not be repeated by future generations?
  • Divine Parentage: Is the third demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Ferrus Manus.
  • Handicapped Badass: Implied; he presumably got into an incident that left him with permanently crippling injuries to his forelegs, just like how Ferrus Manus was left with metal-coated hands and arms after fighting a deadly wyrm.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: Averted. He and Palatine Phoenix are fraternal twins, with Phoenix being the younger of the two. They look nothing alike.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Breaker of Serpents".
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the third-born son out of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has two older brothers and sixteen younger brothers.
  • Meaningful Name: His name means "Iron Hammer" in Latin. This echoes Ferrus Manus' name, which means "Iron Hands".
  • Perfection Is Impossible: When he was younger, he was quite arrogant and believed that perfection and beauty lay in the absence of imperfection and ugliness, respectively. However, he has since realized that perfection is impossible to achieve, and that the nature/morality of sapientkind is significantly different than weapons or precious minerals. This epiphany led to him Ascending to demi-godhood, and when captured members of the Abominable Alignment tried justifying their horrible actions with the idea that the absence of flaws might save mortal sapientkind, he proceeds to shut them up with a speech of his own, stating that perfection lay in sapientkind's drive and willingness to improve themselves because of their own flaws, not in spite of them.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Ferreus Malleus, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Related Differently in the Adaptation: In canon, Primarchs Ferrus Manus and Fulgrim were brothers by virtue of being the Emperor of Mankind's genetically-engineered offspring, and were very close friends (until the Horus Heresy happened). Here, while they're still brothers, they're biologically related and are fraternal twins.
  • Semi-Divine: Has a demi-divine heritage by virtue of his father, Golden Scepter, being an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god. After he Ascended, he himself became an Alicorn demigod, the Codexverse equivalent of an infant divine.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: In response to members of the Abominable Alignment trying to justify their horrific crimes by stating that transcending mortal limits and ridding sapientkind of its collective flaws is worth the cost, he points out that sapientkind's failures and successes rest on how willing they are to let their flawed natures push them to succeed. He then follows up with an Armor-Piercing Question that asks why even the greatest of gods and civilizations continue to stagnate and fall despite their attempts to remain completely "good". No one could come up with an effective response.
    Prince Ferreus Malleus: And yet, it is our own flaws that motivates us and pushes us to transcend beyond our normal limits. In my arrogance, I once thought that perfection lay in the absence of imperfection, that beauty lay in the absence of ugliness. But we are not the precious minerals we shape and refine in our forges. We are not the weapons we temper with hammers and flame. No, we are creatures of a higher breed and a more complex state of mind, with the ability to develop a moral compass based on what we see, learn and experience.

    As Father often taught us, without flaws, we would not know and remind ourselves of the difference between Good and Evil. If my brothers and I did not have any imperfections to speak of, we would all be grasping at straws in our quest to become wiser in the ways of the world. I know that the necessity for Evil to coexist with Good is a difficult concept to understand, but ask yourself: Why did the ancient Alicorns, the greatest children of the Great Maker, lose their once-great civilization despite their benevolence, power, and divinity? Why did many 'good' kingdoms, empires, and realms still fall into the same trappings of stagnancy and corruption, despite their attempts to remain completely good? And most importantly, why do we continue to rise and fall, despite all our promises and attempts to ensure our own failings and flaws would not be repeated by future generations?
  • Spared by the Adaptation: Primarch Ferrus Manus was one of the first Primarchs to die in the Horus Heresy, decapacitated by his own brother, Primarch Fulgrim. Here, he's still alive and well.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: He mentions that he used to be quite arrogant in his youth, believing that perfection and beauty lay in the absence of imperfection and ugliness, respectively. He has since learned the error of his ways, and Ascended to demi-godhood as a result of his epiphany.
  • Winged Unicorn: Implied, given that he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod at some point in his life.

    Prince Palatine Phoenix, the Living Perfection 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: Perfection, Potential [WIP]

Rank: Demigod


Prince Palatine Phoenix is the fourth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.
  • Alliterative Name: Palatine Phoenix.
  • Always Identical Twins: Subverted with him and Ferreus Malleus. They're fraternal twins, and thus look nothing alike. This is ironic since two of their brothers, Bright Eyes and Night Shade, are mistaken to be twins due to their contrasting appearances and domains, but were born a few years apart from each other.
  • Butt-Monkey: Various quotes and drabbles show that he's often the target of his brothers' teasing and pranks, usually Fanged Paw, which leads to chases all over the palace and/or empire. He also got his spare toga ruined by Mignons when they visited the Terran Empire, and after Mercy and Rosy Dreams adopted Chubby as a pet, he learned Fanged Paw and Raven Wing had Chubby poop in his bedroom, infuriating him into chasing after his brothers.
  • Deity of Human Origin: Implied, as it's mentioned that he's a demi-Alicorn son of Golden Scepter. This is in stark contrast to Fulgrim, who aligned himself with Slaanesh and became a multi-armed, serpentine Daemon Prince.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the fourth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Eaten Alive: A drabble revealed a fight with Prince Excelsius, Vicearch Iniquitous' firstborn Princeling of Vice from Malregnar, ended with Palatine Phoenix and four of his brothers being consumed and assimilated by Excelsius into his being to prevent them from interfering with one of Excelsius' Vicelieges and his allied overlords' plans, though he and his brothers managed to help break Prince Blazing Hoof and eventually themselves out. Being the Malregnarian divine embodiment of Pride, Excelsius found the normally haughty Palatine Phoenix particularly delectable.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Fulgrim.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the fourth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Fulgrim is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's drive for perfection.
  • Identical Twin ID Tag: Averted. He and Ferreus Malleus are fraternal twins, with Ferreus Malleus being the older of the two. They look nothing alike.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Living Perfection".
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Palatine Phoenix, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Related Differently in the Adaptation: In canon, Primarchs Ferrus Manus and Fulgrim were brothers by virtue of being the Emperor of Mankind's genetically-engineered offspring, and were very close friends (until the Horus Heresy happened). Here, while they're still brothers, they're biologically related and are fraternal twins.
  • Semi-Divine: Has a demi-divine heritage by virtue of his father, Golden Scepter, being an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god. After he Ascended, he himself became an Alicorn demigod, the Codexverse equivalent of an infant divine.
  • Tsundere: His relationship with Chubby. Despite being distrustful of Chubby and treating him like a Sitcom Archnemesis, he actually loves the Corgi deep down. But he'll vehemently deny it if people say it to his face.
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    Prince Forging Scales, the Hammer of Peace 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: Kindness, Fire, Earth, Forge

Rank: Demigod

"It is in our nature to create things that outlast us. So we strive, we craft, we build, we make, and we fight and do not yield. For within each frail body born is the will to grasp the stars and walk a path unto eternity itself."

Prince Forging Scales (his entry here and here) is the Alicorn demigod of Kindness, Fire, Earth, and Forge, and is fifth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter.
  • Adult Fear: One of his younger brothers, Steel Barricade, would nearly succeed in committing suicide out of guilt and self-loathing after getting into a nasty argument with Night Shade over his own mistakes. Thankfully, Clear Voice and Red Blade intervened, but Steel Barricade ended up in the royal infirmary. Forging Scales was upset over this, and during his visit, he swears that he'll help Steel Barricade recover from his ordeal and atone for his mistakes.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He's an Alicorn demigod who embodies Kindness, Fire, Earth, and Forge. It's believed In-Universe that he's also the living embodiment of Golden Scepter's compassion.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: He's a Gentle Giant who sees both non-sapient and sapient life to be treasured. He frequently clashed with eco-terrorists because they claim to love nature, but hurt innocent people the moment they "harm" nature.
  • Big Brother Instinct: After learning that Steel Barricade nearly committed suicide thanks to Night Shade, he and Clear Voice would visit him in the royal infirmary and swear to help him recover from his ordeal.
    Prince Steel Barricade: ...Why care about me...? I did a lot of bad things... Night Shade is right, I deserved this...
    Prince Forging Scales: Don't listen to him! You may have done bad things, Steel, but that doesn't mean you're FOREVER bad! As Father often said, people can learn and change. We'll help you get through this, Brother! I swear it!
  • Big Little Brother: Played with. He's the tallest of his brothers despite not being the oldest (that honor goes to Blazing Hoof), and he's famous for his height. However, being the fifth son of Golden Scepter means that he's one of his older children.
  • The Blacksmith: He is this among the Terran Royal Family, bordering on Ultimate Blacksmith, having forged many mastercrafted tools, weapons, armour, regalia and other works.
  • Close to Home: As (supposedly) the embodiment of Golden Scepter's compassion for all living beings, he sees both sapient and non-sapient life to be treasured, and is enraged with King Aspen's eco-terrorists for fanatically supporting nature at the expense of everything/everyone else.
  • Cool Uncle:
    • He became Mercy's uncle after she was adopted by his younger brother, Red Blade, and it's mentioned in her entry that he's willing to protect her from the Poenan Pantheon.
    • He also acts this way towards his other adoptive niece, Rosy Dreams, a young psychic filly who was sexually abused by her birth father, Sweet Words; when Rosy asked for a seed in return for doing her chores, he refused to fulfill her request due to seeds being associated with her abusive past, and hugged Rosy instead.
    Rosy Dreams: ...Seed?
    Prince Forging Scales: No... Hugs.
  • Complete Immortality: Thanks to inheriting his father's Perpetuity mutation, Forging Scales is a Perpetual himself, giving him this and Resurrective Immortality.
  • Deity of Human Origin: Implied, as all of Golden Scepter's sons have individually become demi-Alicorns at some point, so this might apply to Forging Scales.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the fifth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • The Dreaded: Used to be this between his fearsome and imposing appearance and also his growing antisocial tendencies due to that and learning he was a Perpetual. This changed after his Break the Haughty moment led to a long self-imposed exile and Character Development which turned him into the kind, compassionate and humble Terran Prince he is today, beloved by the subjects and allies of the Terran Empire.
  • Drop the Hammer: Forging Scales favours these as his weapons, on account of both his size and strength, as well as being The Blacksmith of the Terran Royal Family. His personal weapon is a mighty master-crafted enchanted and powered battle-hammer called 'Dawnbreaker'.
  • The Empath: Implied; being the Alicorn demigod of Kindness, he shares the same empathic abilities as Upepo, the Giraffe goddess of Kindness. When he caught Steel Barricade throwing Rosy Dreams' treasured stuffed Boar in the fireplace while she was away, he confronted his younger brother on it. He ended up sensing slivers of pain, reluctance, and regret that indicated Steel Barricade's genuine desire to help Rosy even though he personally didn't like doing what he did to ensure it.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Vulkan, drawing inspiration from both his canon Horus Heresy counterpart (where he was kind, compassionate, selfless and humble) and his Alternate Universe Roboutian Heresy counterpart (where he was cruel, heartless, selfish and proud).
  • The Fair Folk: Had to content with a group of Unseelie 'Old Fae' called the 'Dusk Wraiths' during his 'Reforging' in Promethea, where they regularly attack from their hidden lairs in Draconia. He achieved heroic status and eventually demigodhood fighting back against them with a pair of blacksmiths hammers when they attacked the Promethean city he settled in, rallying the rest of the Prometheans into fighting back as well rather than fighting, and eventually led a war to drive them out that would culminate in a Final Battle where he knocked the 'Dusk Wraith' overlord leading the operation into a pit of lava. Partly as a consequence to this, he is very uneasy around Fae in general.
  • Foil: To King Aspen's eco-terrorists. As the most compassionate of the Terran Princes, Forging Scales deeply values all life, whether sapient or non-sapient, and sees both as something to be treasured. King Aspen and his eco-terrorists fanatically support nature to the point of harming everything and everyone who don't agree with them. In addition, King Aspen, who is rumored In-Universe to have started the rise of eco-terrorism, is a deeply bigoted and self-righteous xenophobe who sees mortal Deerkind as the rightful caretakers and sovereigns of nature itself.
  • Gentle Giant: Red Blade's entry notes that he's the tallest of his brothers and is quite famous for it, only being shorter than his father, Golden Scepter. It's implied that he has a very kind personality, if his positive interactions with his family and adoptive nieces are of any indication.
  • God of Fire: DEMI-God of Fire, technically, but his domain of Fire allows Forging Scales to manipulate flames and being largely immune thermal and incendiary damage when combined with his domain of Forging.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the fifth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Vulkan is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's compassion.
  • Humble Hero: When the people of Promethea chose him to be their leader for driving away the Dusk Wraiths, he refused to accept any official titles or positions in humility, believing he does not deserve it and that he did only what had to be done. He was still the de-facto leader of Promethea in all but name.
  • Hypocritical Humor: Forging Scales' kindness and compassion makes him abhor 'inequine' weapons in war, but his own forces heavily utilizes flame-based weaponry, and burning people to death isn't exactly very equine. Forging Scales is such a Pyromaniac however he is inexplicably incapable of understanding how this is a problem when it is pointed out to him, a trait shared by much of his chapter the Ebon Drakes.
  • Kill It with Fire: Being a (demi-)God of Fire, Forging Scales and his Ebon Drakes chapter uses significant amounts of short-ranged but devastating Fire-based weaponry and magic for battle, from Firehosers which sprays Dragonfire, manacasters which launches Fireballs, to alchemical Fuel-Air bombs and Gelfire (magical Napalm) which could set whole towns and cities ablaze.
  • Loners Are Freaks: He was initially quite antisocial when he was quite young due to both fear and ostracization by others for his imposing and fearsome appearance, and his 'Perpetuity' separates him further from common Equinity and made it difficult for him to empathize with common mortals. Fortunately, he experienced a Break the Haughty moment which neutered his budding pride and callousness before it could grow into something bad.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Hammer of Peace", due to being a hammer-wielding Terran Prince and the most compassionate of his brothers.
  • The Philosopher: Downplayed, but Prince Forging Scales codified the lessons and views he learnt in Promethea and other places into a set of philosophy called the "Promethean Creed", teaching the existence of potential in all beings and the importance of the great to protect and nurture the small in kindness and compassion to help allow their potential to blossom, while at the same time work to become strong and self-reliant so the meek can become mighty and be in a position to help others without burdening others by needing help, especially in a Death World like Equus with places like frigid Pravata, harsh Promethea and nightmarish Meridia. The creed had proved popular beyond his chapter and the Terran Empire, such as Equestria and Mustangia.
    Forging Scales: Honour, self-sacrifice, self-reliance, brotherhood. It is our Promethean creed and we must adhere to it if we are to prosper.
  • Pyromaniac: All but confirmed. As early as when he was three his room had to be fire-proofed, he is enthusiastic about any situation which requires lighting a fire e.g. barbeques, and his Ebon Drakes military chapter uses a lot of fire-based weapons and magic. Unlike his other faults, he does not consider this a flaw in his character, and is inexplicably confused whenever someone point out his inclination to set things on fire may be a problem as well, as an argument with his brother Death Shroud over his weapons of extermination revealed. To be fair to him, many of his Ebon Drakes are also pyromaniacal or fire-inclined due to high numbers of Dragons or Kirin/Qilin among their ranks.
    Forging Scales: These weapons are so inequine! We should have higher standards.
    Death Shroud: Oh really? Should we also stop using fire as weapons as well?
    Forging Scales: ... I don’t understand the question.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Forging Scales, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Resurrective Immortality: Thanks to inheriting his father's Perpetuity mutation, Forging Scales is a Perpetual himself, giving him this and Complete Immortality.
  • Tulpa: In a Shout-Out to a certain Affectionate Parody series, Forging Scales have one bothering him in the form of a 'Skull-Ghost' - or 'Skost' - of his brother Ferreus Malleus (before his own change in character), who haunts him and occasionally manifests to condemn him, which was spawned from both his guilt and self-loathing as well as his own magic during his self-imposed exile from the Terran Empire. Fortunately, apart from making him feel bad, Skost-Ferreus is otherwise harmless, and after recovering and returning home Forging Scales had learnt to just ignore it.
    'Skost' Ferreus: YOU ARE WEEEAAAK, FORGIIIIING...!
    Prince Forging Scales: Shut your not-face, Brain-Ghost Ferreus! You are not friend...
  • Unstoppable Rage: When he saw Kesavre, the Drake Mother being overcome by the Black Dragon Simmerian during the Dusk Wraiths' attack on the Promethean Sanctuary City he had settled in, Forging Scales, who had previously focused on helping the sheltering and evacuation of the city's people, flew into a protective rage and decided to remain Neutral No Longer, grabbing a pair of forging hammers and slaughtering his way through the Dusk Wraiths to aid the Drake Mother, rallying the people of the Sanctuary-City to fight back against the Dusk Wraiths themselves.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He gave a massive reprimand to a Terran Empire general for disregarding and disparaging hapless civilians during the 'Storm King Crisis', and later had him removed from command for not only failing to prioritize civilian evacuation over fighting the enemy as the situation required, but even had the heartless audacity to shell a refugee camp being raided by the Storm Empire's forces with no regard to collateral damage or civilian casualties. The only ones more furious than Prince Forging Scales was are his own elite guards, which he had to restrain from outright murdering the general following the shelling incident then and there before he could be taken away to be imprisoned and court-martialed.
    Terran General: Your highness, I don’t see why we must spend resources coddling those mobs when it could be used to fight the enemy! Those soft fools don’t understand war. If they know better, they should have got out of the way on their own while true warriors - !
    Prince Forging Scales: Those 'mobs', general, are the Terran Empire's people! Our people! If we spare no effort to protect them, then who are we protecting?!
  • Winged Unicorn: Implied; all of his brothers became Alicorn demigods at some point, so this must apply to him as well.
  • Wreathed in Flames: After his apotheosis as a demigod Alicorn of fire among other things, his mane and tail are now wreathed in or consist entirely of constantly burning green flames. Much to his annoyance, some had taken advantage of it, like his more mischievous brothers and family members who use his burning head as an improvised campfire.

    Prince Clear Voice, the Speaker of Truth 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: Truth, Architecture, Fortification

Rank: Demigod

Prince Clear Voice is the sixth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.


  • Adaptational Sexuality: Rogal Dorn never showed signs of being romantically attracted to anyone in 40k. Here, he finds a lover and wife in Applejack, an Equestrian heroine who is one of the 'Mane Six', and has sired children with her after she Ascended to demi-godhood.
  • Adult Fear:
    • He would lose his beloved mother, Blessed Skies, to old age as she was a mortal pegasus mare. This factored into his fear of outliving anyone he gets close to, such as Applejack, who would later become his wife. Fortunately, Applejack talked it over with him before they started dating, and Clear Voice's fears later proved to be unfounded when Applejack managed to Ascend to demi-godhood as Princess Veritas.
    • Despite their extremely antagonistic and strained relationship, he still didn't want to lose Steel Barricade so soon after losing their mortal mother, Blessed Skies, to old age. When Steel Barricade tried to commit suicide after being left in a despairing state by Night Shade, Clear Voice teamed up with Red Blade to prevent it, which landed Steel Barricade in the royal infirmary. Clear Voice would later visit him with Forging Scale, and makes it clear to his younger brother that he doesn't want to lose another person he cares about. Then, both he and Forging Scale would both swear to help their brother recover from his depression and atone for his mistakes despite Steel Barricade wishing for death.
      Prince Steel Barricade: ...Why... why wouldn't you let me die...?
      Prince Clear Voice: One death in the family is enough, Brother. Mother succumbed to old age. I don't want to lose another person I care about.
      Prince Steel Barricade: ...Why care about me...? I did a lot of bad things... Night Shade is right, I deserved this...
      Prince Forging Scale: Don't listen to him! You may have done bad things, Steel, but that doesn't mean you're FOREVER bad! As Father often said, people can learn and change. We'll help you get through this, Brother! I swear it!
  • Annoying Younger Sibling: Despite being known for being one of Golden Scepter's more dutiful sons, he once teamed up with Raven Wing to play a prank on Blazing Hoof. Clear Voice himself even lampshades it when Blazing Hoof confronted him about it.
    Prince Clear Voice: (to Prince Blazing Hoof) It is the duty of younger siblings to pester and annoy their elder siblings on some days. I may know better, as you said, but even I cannot avoid that particular duty for long.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He's an Alicorn demigod who embodies Truth, a divine domain he shares with one of his younger brothers, Written Word.
  • Ass Shove: After catching a group of Terran nobles insulting Jasper, he threatens a group of Terran nobles with this if they continue their cruel behavior.
  • Berserk Button: Hearing his fortifications and buildings being broken through or infiltrated serve as this to him, more so the easier it was for the invader/infiltrator to do so. Hearing some Unseelie Fae had somehow infiltrated and conducted espionage within the Terran Imperial Palace itself - one of the finest works he and Steel Barricade worked on together following their reconciliation - caused him and his brother to fly into a 'trance-like fury' and begin to quite literally 'reinstall' the entire palace with their own magic, tools and bare hooves to make it impenetrable once more. It took the combined efforts of his father Golden Scepter, his brothers, his wife Princess Veritas/Applejack and half the Castellan guards of the Terran Imperial Palace to restrain them long enough for them both to calm down.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Both he and Red Blade would save Steel Barricade when he tried committing suicide in despair thanks to Night Shade's actions. And while Steel Barricade healed in the royal infirmary, he and Forging Scale would visit him, during which they both swore to help their ailing brother recover from his depression and atone for his mistakes.
  • Brutal Honesty: Implied, as his epithet is "the Speaker of Truth". Fanged Paw's entry mentions that he can be blunt himself, just not to the extent of his younger brother. It's deconstructed in that his bluntness partially contributed to his extremely strained relationship with Steel Barricade, who at the time was an even worse Insufferable Genius, to the point where they both got in a duel that destroyed a portion of the Terran Empire. Meeting Applejack and befriending/falling in love with her would help him work through some of his flaws.
  • Calling the Old Man Out: Inverted; after Golden Scepter learned that a portion of the Terran Empire was destroyed thanks to his sons getting into a violent duel, he proceeded to give them an epic dressing-down right then and there in front of everyone. It's noted that while Steel Barricade got the brunt of it due to refusing to change and learn from his mistakes, Clear Voice himself received some part of his father's anger and shame as well.
  • Deity of Human Origin: Implied, as all of Golden Scepter's sons have individually become demi-Alicorns at some point, so this might apply to Clear Voice.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the sixth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Eternal Love: The current state of his marriage with Applejack. Initially, he feared that Applejack would eventually age and die due to being mortal at the time, though he went through with it anyway after she talked it over with him. Eventually his fears would be disproved as a combination of factors, including exposure to Primordial Quintessence from his family and fighting the Poenan Pantheon, led to Applejack Ascending to demi-godhood like he did.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Rogal Dorn.
  • Happily Married: Eventually to Applejack V, the Honest Farmer/Princess Veritas, the Eyes of Truth, former Equestrian bearer of Element of Honesty turned demigod Alicorn Princess of the Terran Empire. Their personalities proved to match and complement each other so well that as they got to know more of each other, they eventually fell in love and got hitched.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the sixth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Rogal Dorn is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's honesty and determination.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Speaker of Truth".
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the sixth-born son out of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has five older brothers and thirteen younger brothers.
  • Mayfly–December Romance: He initially feared this would happen if he decided to date Applejack, as at the time he was an immortal Demi-God while she was a mortal. This stemmed from losing his mortal pegasus mother, Blessed Skies, to old age. Applejack talked through it with him, however, and they ultimately decided to date each other anyway, eventually marrying. It's later subverted once Applejack ascended to become Veritas herself, making their marriage eternal.
  • Not So Above It All: Despite having a reputation as one of Golden Scepter's more dutiful sons, he once teamed up with his younger brother, Prince Raven Wing, in pulling a prank on their oldest brother, Blazing Hoof. Blazing Hoof proceeds to call him out on it.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: You too, Clear Voice?
    Prince Clear Voice: It was going to happen sooner or later, Big Brother.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: But... you, of all people? You're the dutiful one! I thought you knew better!
    Prince Clear Voice: It is the duty of younger siblings to pester and annoy their elder siblings on some days. I may know better, as you said, but even I cannot avoid that particular duty for long.
  • Official Couple: Falls in love with Applejack and eventually marries her.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: When he catches some Terran nobles insulting Jasper by referring to him as Crimson Star's "pet", he proceeds to tear into them for hurting his younger brother's friend.
    Terran Noble: Oh, look. It's the Red Scholar's 'pet'.
    Prince Clear Voice: Excuse me? That is my brother's FRIEND you're referring to. He is NOT some mere pet or servant, as you all seem to think. No, he is just like you and me, a resident of this empire. In fact, like you and me, he also has a name: JASPER. Jasper became my brother's friend not by being something that my brother wanted to amuse himself with, but because he happens to share the same interests that my brother has, such as a thirst for knowledge and history... which says a LOT MORE about him than ANY of you. And unlike you SORRY EXCUSES for sapient beings, Jasper has done more for this world than ANY of you could've DREAMED of, despite his flaws.

    So unless you want my hoof up your rear ends or my brother coming after you for saying horrible things about Jasper, you are to treat Jasper with the utmost LOVE and RESPECT that he deserves. ARE WE CLEAR ON THIS?
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Clear Voice, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Self-Harm: A Codex drabble reveals that since his exile from the Terran Empire, he had been torturing himself in penance for both real and perceived failures/mistakes. After he came back home, he had the 'Pain Gauntlet' constructed in secret so he could cleanse himself of all 'impurities'. This caused a horrified Golden Scepter to confront him on the issue once he discovered what his son was doing.
    Emperor Golden Scepter: How - How long, Clear Voice?
    (Prince Clear Voice is silent.)
    Emperor Golden Scepter: How. Long?
    Prince Clear Voice: ...Since my exile, Father.
  • Semi-Divine: Has a demi-divine heritage by virtue of his father, Golden Scepter, being an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god. After he Ascended, he himself became an Alicorn demigod, the Codexverse equivalent of an infant divine.
  • What You Are in the Dark: Despite previously going through an extremely strained relationship with his younger brother, Steel Barricade, he nevertheless helped Red Blade stop Steel Barricade from committing suicide because he didn't want to lose another family member after losing his mortal mother, Blessed Skies, to old age. He also visited Steel Barricade with Forging Scale while the former was recovering in the royal infirmary, and swore to help his brother recover and atone for his mistakes.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: As an Alicorn demigod, he is immortal. His mortal pegasus mother dying from old age left him understandably fearful of losing people he loves, as he prevented a despairing Steel Barricade from committing suicide and visited him in the royal infirmary with Forging Scale. He also worried about outliving Applejack, whom he fell in love with, something that Applejack helped him deal with before they eventually dated and married. Fortunately, his fears were proven wrong when a combination of factors, including exposure to Primordial Quintessence from various deities and demi-deities, allowed Applejack to Ascend to demi-godhood.

    Prince Regal Scroll, the Gauntlet of Oaths and Reason 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: TBA

Rank: Demigod


Prince Regal Scroll is the seventh-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the seventh demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Roboute Guilliman.
  • Has Two Mommies: A justified gender-inverted example. While his biological father is Golden Scepter, he also has an adoptive father figure in the city-state of Mare-Crag whom he loved and respected a great deal.
  • I Will Find You: His calm yet utterly damning speech to an usurping Co-Consul of Mare-Crag includes this trope as a threat at the end.
    Prince Regal Scroll: By my true and adoptive fathers' names, I will FIND you, I will BRING you to JUSTICE, and I will personally haul you, CONDEMNED and in CHAINS, into the deepest, darkest dungeon that can be found.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Implied. In a canonized quote, Death Shroud, one of his younger brothers, described him as "a huge ass sometimes" with "perpetual hoof-in-mouth syndrome". However, he's a benevolent son of Emperor Golden Scepter and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire. His relationship with his older/younger brothers is also very loving despite his flaws, with Death Shroud being willing to give his life to protect him if need be.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Gauntlet of Oaths and Reason".
  • Open Mouth, Insert Foot: Implied; Death Shroud mentions that he has "perpetual hoof-in-mouth syndrome", a problem shared with Primarch Roboute Guilliman. Despite this, he loves his family and ultimately means well.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Avenging Honour, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Tranquil Fury: Upon learning that his adoptive father was murdered by his own treacherous co-consul in a bid for power, he utterly dedicated himself to tracking down the murderer so he could drag him back to Mare-Crag in chains to a well-deserved punishment. His speech regarding his motives is calm, yet utterly damning.
  • You Killed My Father: His adoptive father died when his co-consul betrayed and murdered him for power. This led to Regal Scroll devoting himself to tracking down his adoptive father's killer so he can drag him back to Mare-Crag in chains to a well-deserved punishment.

    Prince Crimson Star, the Red Scholar 
See his page here.

    Prince Bright Eyes, the Angel of Hope 

Classification: Ethereal/Ascendant

Portfolio: Hope, Love, Light, Prophecy

Rank: Demigod

Prince Bright Eyes (his entry here) is the ninth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.


  • Adaptational Badass: Primarch Sanguinius is a powerful and beloved military leader and warrior, but a weak psyker whose notable ability is his foresight. Here in the Codexverse, he's an Alicorn demigod who embodies Hope, Love (specifically Storge Love), Light, and Prophecy, making him much more powerful than his character inspiration. In addition, unlike Sanguinius, he accepted his vampirism and makes use of the unique abilities that were granted by it.
  • Adaptational Heroism: While Primarch Sanguinius was loyal to the Imperium, and was one of the nicest and most benevolent Primarchs, he still shared the Imperium's xenophobic beliefs and its collective willingness to kill xeno races for humanity's prosperity and survival. Here, he doesn't have his character inspiration's xenophobia, and while he did neglect his son, Hopeful Moon, for a while for being a reminder of how he got cursed by a Count Dracolt, he saw the error of his ways thanks to Golden Scepter, and became a better parent to make amends to Hopeful.
  • Always Identical Twins: Averted with him and Night Shade. After Ascending to demi-godhood, Night Shade became as tall as he is, and because of their contrasting appearances and domains, they are sometimes mistaken to be twins. They're actually not, as Night Shade was born sometime after he was.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He's a Terran Alicorn demigod who embodies Hope, Love, Light, and Prophecy. It's believed in-universe that he embodies Golden Scepter's hope and idealism, which might explain his generally optimistic and compassionate personality.
  • Armor-Piercing Question: He would receive one from Golden Scepter regarding his son, Hopeful Moon. After telling him a story about High King Irminsul and his abusive realtionship with his own son, Temnobog, Golden Scepter asked Bright Eyes if he was willing to become like Irminsul, damning an innocent child and sacrificing its hopes, dreams, and future for the sake of his own happiness. This caused Bright Eyes to realize he let his traumas influence him into becoming abusive himself, and vowed to be the loving parent that Irminsul was not after spending some time with Hopeful.
  • Battle in the Center of the Mind: He and Written Word participated in one. Although they rescued Rosy Dreams from Sweet Words, she was in a coma by the time they found her because Sweet Words created a nightmarish dream entity to imprison her within her own mind as punishment for defying him. Night Shade suggested "mind-walking" into Rosy's dream world, having previously seen and experienced a similar situation with Silver Bane, so he and Written Word did just that with Crimson Star's help, and battled the dream entity keeping Rosy prisoner. Once the dream entity was weakened, they encouraged Rosy to land the final blow, and she woke up from her coma when she succeeded.
  • Big Eater: Justified. After his son, Hopeful Moon, was "born", he started eating more food in addition to blood to sustain both himself and Hopeful. This led to Hopeful becoming a chubby baby, though he would lose some of it once he became a toddler.
  • Close to Home:
    • He hates Abusive Parents due to learning from Golden Scepter what High King Irminsul had done to both his unborn son and Temnobog, and realizing that he himself had almost gone down the same path with Hopeful Moon. This led to him greatly sympathizing with Temnobog and Belyolen, who are the living embodiments of Irminsul's son's bifurcated parts. He was also rather appalled when he learned of Golden Scepter's past emotional neglect of his adoptive daughter, Queen Majesty, though he forgave his father as Golden Scepter had realized the error of his ways and truly changed.
    • He gets rather angry with those who crush the hopes of innocents, whether for sadistic enjoyment or for selfish reasons. He is completely disgusted with Irminsul, who mutilated and killed his unborn son in trying to make him a perfect and flawless god, and abused Temnobog for being born "evil" despite not doing anything to truly earn his mistreatment. This is because Bright Eyes nearly did the same thing to Hopeful Moon during a low point in his life, but realized his mistake after Golden Scepter asked him if he was willing to damn a child for the sake of his own happiness.
  • Cultured Badass: Rosy Dreams' entry mentions that he's known for being a patron of the arts, implying that he is a skilled and celebrated artist himself. His Mental World even resembles both an art gallery and art studio. He's also a son of Golden Scepter and Prince of the Terran Empire, as well as a hero and leader of his own legion.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the ninth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Elemental Hair Composition: Both his mane and tail are currently composed of rippling, ethereal light post-Ascension, which comes from being the Alicorn demigod of Light.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Sanguinius.
  • Fur Against Fang: Defied and averted. His Hope Bringers legion contains both vampires and werebeasts, and he himself is a demi-divine vampiric Alicorn. However, despite In-Universe stereotypes depicting vampires and werebeasts as traditional enemies, he made sure to discourage infighting in his legion by teaching his soldiers the importance of cooperation and trust.
  • Good Parents: He became a loving adoptive father for Rosy Dreams after he took her in, which helped Rosy recover from years of isolation and sexual abuse at the hooves of Sweet Words. One of the things he did was encourage Rosy's budding talents in art, which allowed her to express her deepest thoughts, fears, and traumas through art and in turn, allowed her family and therapists to understand and help her better. The same applies to Hopeful Moon, his biological son, and Gliding Butterfly, his other son via adoption.
  • Heroic BSoD: At one point, he fell into a depression after he was cursed with vampirism by a Count Dracolt he once clashed with, and learned that vampirism could never be cured, only suppressed and controlled. Fortunately, his younger brother, Written Word, was there to help him recover emotionally.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the ninth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Sanguinius is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's idealism and hope for Ponykind.
  • Heroes Love Dogs: He's a benevolent demi-Alicorn Prince like his older/younger brothers, and he became the proud owner of Chubby after Fanged Paw and Dr. Endless Dreams summoned a Corgi into their world while cooking a "Full Grittish Breakfast".
  • Interspecies Adoption: He adopted Gliding Butterfly, a mutant griffon.
  • Light 'em Up: As the Alicorn demigod of Light, he's an extremely skilled and powerful user of light magic, except his brand is psionic in nature. While he has typical abilities associated with light magic, including firing beams of light, producing light barriers, and temporarily blinding his opponents with flashbangs, Bright Eyes can use light to calm agitated people and give them peace of mind, and heal wounds. Another unique ability involves using psionic light to break down mental barriers and allow people to remember the happiest moments of their lives, or remember their sins and make them realize what they did was wrong. What makes this an ironic power is that he's a vampire, and one of their major weaknesses is light.
  • Love Goddess: Gender-inverted. As a demigod of Love, he specifically embodies Storge Love, known as the love shared by families. Through this domain, his psychic empathy is enhanced further, and he gravitates towards those who love their families very much or are falling out of love with them. In addition, he can see the bonds that tie people together as family. This gives him the ability to help fix these bonds if their relationships are deteriorating or forcibly broken by those who separate family from their own kin. However, he can also sever these bonds, which he uses to help free people from toxic, abusive families. As the embodiment of Storge Love, Bright Eyes is empowered by the presence of familial love and grows stronger when there's a massive abundance of it, though the opposite can happen if there's so little.
  • Magic Hair: Post-Ascension, his mane and tail are now composed of rippling, ethereal light.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Angel of Hope", due to being the Alicorn demigod of Hope and a paragon of hope both in and out of the Terran Empire.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the ninth-born son out of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has eight older brothers and ten younger brothers.
  • Meaningful Name: His name is "Bright Eyes", and he's a Seer whose foresight is more powerful and (presumably) accurate than the foresight possessed by his older brother, Crimson Star.
  • Mental World: According to Rosy Dreams' entry, his dream world resembles both an art gallery and art studio.
  • Mind over Matter: One of his Psychic Powers is psionic telekinesis.
  • Mr. Seahorse: Averted in a weird way. While he is technically Hopeful Moon's "mother" as Hopeful was born inside his dream world, his son came about as the result of being cursed by a Count Dracolt and his own attempts to suppress his vampirism to almost complete non-existence. Not to mention, Hopeful exists in his dream world only, with the only way for his family and others to see him being psychically entering Bright Eyes' mind.
  • One Steve Limit: Averted. There is another pony named Professor Bright Eyes, who was a heroine and member of the "Tales/Virtuous Seven" group that existed in the Second Age. The fact that he's Named After Somebody Famous would give him a lot of insecurities concerning his ability to live up to his namesake's legacy, though Golden Scepter would assure him that the legacy he carries is still his own, and he still loves him regardless of his choices and accomplishments.
  • Parental Substitute: He became Rosy Dreams' adoptive father since, thanks to Sweet Words, her mother killed herself by putting herself in a coma after she was crippled in an "accident" while Rosy's uncle and servants were killed to keep them from reporting his actions. This went a long way in helping Rosy recover from years of isolation and sexual abuse, as unlike Sweet Words, Bright Eyes is a loving parent who encouraged her to do whatever she liked.
  • Psychic Powers: Much like Primarch Sanguinius, Bright Eyes has precognitive abilities, except as the Alicorn demigod of Prophecy, his foresight is on a greater scale than those possessed by even his older brother, Crimson Star. Unlike Sanguinius, however, Bright Eyes' entry notes that he is skilled in psionic magic, bearing abilities like telepathy and psionic telekinesis, though he admits that Crimson Star is more powerful than him in this regard. His psychic powers allowed him to hear Rosy Dreams' telepathic cries for help, though he and Written Word had to be guided to Rosy's home by the spirit of Dust Bunny, Rosy's maid, in order to rescue the filly from Sweet Words.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Bright Eyes, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not. It's later revealed that he's the reincarnation of General Sanguine Light, said to be one of the greatest and most benevolent of the Golden Generals.
  • Related in the Adaptation: Rosy Dreams and Gliding Butterfly are his adoptive children, and Mercy is his adoptive niece. Queen Hylia the Wise is his paternal aunt, while Radiant Primrose is technically his 'niece' since she's Hylia's cyclic reincarnation. All of this was completely nonexistent in the characters' respective canons.
  • Seers: As the Alicorn demigod of Prophecy, he has precognitive abilities like Crimson Star, but his are more potent and accurate than his brother's. He can receive flashes during the day, which allows him to predict and avoid his opponent's attacks, but it's noted his visions are enhanced when he's asleep. He can grant these visions to others if he desires.
  • Semi-Divine: Has a demi-divine heritage by virtue of his father, Golden Scepter, being an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god. After he Ascended, he himself became an Alicorn demigod, the Codexverse equivalent of an infant divine.
  • Sibling Team: During the "Storm King Crisis", he would work closely with one of his younger brothers, Written Word, in inspiring Faith and Hope in the mortal populace by protecting those caught in the crossfire, and motivating soldiers by giving them a reason to continue fighting. Written Word's entry notes that it's not the first time this happened, as they had teamed up in the past.
  • Sink-or-Swim Fatherhood: Subverted. As Hopeful Moon was "born" rather unexpectedly during a particularly low point in his life, so he was not in the right mind to raise him, even though he did accept Hopeful as his son thanks to Golden Scepter. Because of this, his older/younger brothers all pledged to help him look after Hopeful until he made a full psychological recovery.
  • Spared by the Adaptation: In 40k canon, Primarch Sanguinius died trying to stop his own brother and the Arch-Traitor, Horus Lupercal, during the Horus Heresy. Here in the Codexverse, as Bright Eyes, he's alive because Golden Scepter being a good parent ensured that a similar catastrophe would never happen.
  • Telepathy: One of his psychic abilities is telepathy. This allowed him and Written Word to hear Rosy Dreams' telepathic cries for help, though he and his brother had to be guided by Dust Bunny's spirit in order to go to Rosy's home and rescue her from her sexually abusive father.
  • That Thing Is Not My Child!: Played straight at first. After running away from the Terran Empire, he would have prophetic dreams about an infant Bat pony who acknowledged him as his parent and tried getting his attention, and the dreams would become increasingly real. But due to suffering from trauma, depression, and self-loathing at the time, Bright Eyes rejected the Bat pony since it reminded him of the Count Dracolt who cursed him with vampirism. Even after Golden Scepter found him and found the infant Bat pony residing in his son's mind, Bright Eyes refused to see him as his child. Golden Scepter put an end to this harmful mindset by telling Bright Eyes a story about High King Irminsul and his abusive relationship with Temnobog, and asking him if he wanted to damn an innocent child for the sake of his own happiness as Irminsul had done. Bright Eyes realized his mistake and named his infant son "Hopeful Moon", vowing to become the loving parent for his son that Irminsul wasn't.
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    Prince Emerald Lion, the Stalwart Knight 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: TBA

Rank: Demigod

"Loyalty is its own reward."

Prince Emerald Lion is the tenth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the tenth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Lion El'Jonson. They're both associated with green (Lion El'Jonson wore green and Emerald Lion is named after a green gemstone) and they both have lion-based names (Lion El'Jonson and Emerald Lion).
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the tenth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Lion El'Jonson is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's secretive nature.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Stalwart Knight".
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the tenth-born son out of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has nine older brothers and nine younger brothers.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Emerald Lion, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Small Role, Big Impact: It was mentioned that he was going through a "personal phase" at some point in his life, which motivated him to look to his father, Golden Scepter, for help. This led to Golden Scepter telling his sons stories of the Alicorn Civilization's Free-Love Future as well as his own sex life, in which he slept with a few mares and stallions, causing Written Word to begin his long process of Broken Pedestal towards Golden Scepter. In other words, had it not been for Emerald Lion, his younger brother would not have achieved Character Development by seeing the folly of his religious devotion and realizing the true value of Faith as an empowering force, or became an Alicorn demigod through using his newfound truths to free a backwater Pony kingdom from demons.
  • Undying Loyalty: As his personal motto attests, despite his flaws, he is unambiguously loyal to his father, his family and the Terran Empire, and requires no recognition or reward for it.

    Prince Steel Barricade, the Unbreakable Architect 
See his page here.

    Prince Death Shroud, the Avatar of Resilience 

Classification: Ascendant/Elemental

Portfolio: Rebirth, Poison, Survival, Chemistry

Rank: Demigod

Prince Death Shroud is the twelfth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.


  • Adaptational Badass: While Mortarion is a badass Primarch in canon, here as Death Shroud, he's a powerful, legitimate demigod who managed to achieve his own Ascension. He has the potential to become a full-on divine like his father if he chooses to.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Primarch Mortarion betrayed the Emperor of Mankind during the Horus Heresy out of extreme bitterness and resentment towards his "father"/gene-sire, and became a Chaos champion of Nurgle. Here, Death Shroud is a benevolent demi-Alicorn Prince because his father, Golden Scepter, raised him and his brothers with love, ensuring that a similar catastrophe would never happen and thus never giving Death Shroud a reason to turn traitor.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He's an Alicorn demigod who embodies Rebirth, Poison, Survival, and Chemistry.
  • Assassin Outclassin': In one incident a Griffon Autorist tried assassinating Golden Scepter for opposing the Autorist movement by sending him a magical plague bomb. Fortunately, Death Shroud would stop and contain the plague bomb before it could kill his father, though its smell was so rotten that he unleashed a bunch of inflammatory curses in response.
  • Cluster F-Bomb: In one incident, he unleashed a bunch of inflammatory curses after he stopped and contained the plague bomb a Griffon Autorist sent to assassinate Golden Scepter, but wasn't fast enough to avoid its rotten smell.
  • Cool Uncle: Implied; he loves his adoptive niece, Mercy, despite her being a sapient divine sword. And like his older/younger brothers, he is willing to protect her from the Poenan Pantheon that seeks to turn Mercy into a holy weapon in their zealous crusades.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the twelfth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Deity of Human Origin: Like his brothers, he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod at some point in his life. This is a stark contrast to Mortarion, who became a Daemon Prince of Nurgle.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Mortarion.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the twelfth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Mortarion is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's resilience.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: From what little was shown of him, he seems to be more foul-mouthed and vindictive than most of his brothers. At the very least, he was more willing to personally punish those who have wronged people close to him, rules be damned.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He and his brothers, Red Blade and Fanged Paw, would team up to give a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown to Crimson Star to punish him for being an Insufferable Genius, even after the latter was blinded and suffered an emotional breakdown following his Jerkass Realization. They ended up attracting the wrath of Blazing Hoof, who would physically confront them in a brotherly fury, as well as Golden Scepter, who was furious with them that he psychically showed his sons the torment Crimson Star was going through following his accident.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Avatar of Resilience".
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the twelfth-born son out of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has eleven older brothers and seven younger brothers.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: It's revealed in a Codexverse drabble that he and his brothers, Red Blade and Fanged Paw, teamed up to deliver one to Crimson Star to punish him for being an Insufferable Genius, even after Crimson Star was blinded. It's deconstructed in that Crimson Star fell into a severe depression following his loss of sight and his Jerkass Realization, and willingly turned himself into a scapegoat so everyone, including his own brothers, can retaliate against him as they saw fit, not caring if he'll possibly die or not. This made his brothers' retaliation against him at this point rather vicious, disproportionate and petty, something that would earn them the wrath of their father, and the cold shoulder of those of their brothers who didn't agree with them.
  • Papa Wolf: He was furious over the implications that Rosy Dreams was Mind Rapeed by her father Sweet Words via creating 'The Chaser' with dream magic, and proceeded to head over to the dungeons to personally punish Sweet Words for his perverse cruelty. This leads to a physical quarrel with his brothers as they try to prevent him from doing anything rash, causing Codex Equus interviewer Jade Shell to retreat back into her tortoise shell.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil:
    • He believed that bullying Crimson Star for being an Insufferable Genius was justified. It's deconstructed in that even after Crimson Star was blinded in a carriage accident and fell into a severe depression after his Jerkass Realization, his brothers continued bullying and tormenting him. It got to a point where Crimson Star willingly turned himself into a scapegoat so everyone, including his own brothers, can retaliate against him as they saw fit, not caring if he'll possibly end up dying or not. His actions would earn the wrath of their father, Golden Scepter, and the cold shoulder of those of their brothers who were rightly disgusted and angry with them.
    • It's rumored that he once begged Golden Scepter to let him punish Trench Bull himself for all the horrible things she had done to her own students. As Trench Bull was already tried and imprisoned for life for her crimes, Golden Scepter refused and nipped his son's plan in the bud.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Death Shroud, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Semi-Divine: Has a demi-divine heritage by virtue of his father, Golden Scepter, being an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god. After he Ascended, he himself became an Alicorn demigod, the Codexverse equivalent of an infant divine.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Implied; entries mention that he was initially willing to punish Crimson Star for being an Insufferable Genius by joining his brothers' No-Holds-Barred Beatdown. However, after being called out by his father and brothers for his actions, he eventually learned the error of his ways and became a benevolent Prince, Ascending to demi-godhood in the process.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Both on the giving and receiving ends.
    • He would be given the cold shoulder by those of his brothers who were rightly disgusted and angry with how he treated Crimson Star after he was blinded in a carriage accident.
    • Later, sometime after Ascending to demi-godhood, he would join a few of his brothers in calling out Night Shade for siding with the Poenan Pantheon when they catch him participating in a Poenan crusade, as well as the general hypocrisy of Night Shade's morals and actions. Death Shroud's speech is particularly damning.
      Prince Death Shroud: You DISGUST me, Brother! This isn't Justice! This isn't Fair Punishment! This is PLAYING GOD WITH YOUR OWN SUBJECTS!
      Prince Night Shade: Please, you must understand-!
      Prince Death Shroud: I think I understand PLENTY ENOUGH! Think you're all GOOD and HOLY for not screwing up as monumentally as I and my brothers did?! Well, YOU'RE WRONG! NOW YOU WILL BE PUNISHED FOR YOUR OWN MISDEEDS!
  • Winged Unicorn: Implied; all of the Terran Princes Ascended to demi-godhood and became Alicorns at some point, so this might apply to him as well.

    Prince Written Word, the Messenger of Faith 
See his page here.

    Prince Whirling Cyclone, the Speeding Warhawk 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: TBA

Rank: Demigod


Prince Whirling Cyclone is the fourteenth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.
  • Awesome McCoolname: Whirling Cyclone is a pretty badass name for a Codexverse Expy of Primarch Jaghatai Khan.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the fourteenth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Jaghatai Khan.
  • Hidden Depths: While very much a Warrior Prince who prefers hunting and battling over politics, deep down he is a cultured, intelligent, and perceptive stallion. This echoes Primarch Jaghatai Khan, who was distrusted by much of the Imperium for his 'barbarian' ways and preferred to avoid dealing with local politics, but was a rather insightful man.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Speeding Warhawk".
  • Necessarily Evil: While he's the least comfortable with politics and governance out of all his biological/adoptive siblings, instead preferring the thrills of battle and hunting, he believes that lying is necessary for even the most noble of sovereigns/leaders to rule wisely.
    Prince Whirling Cyclone: It is said by many, myself included, that all rulers are liars. But that is not as damning as the saying suggests - necessity and circumstances often meant even the most noble and honourable sovereign or leader must sometimes make compromises in order to govern and command wisely.

    And sometimes, though it loathes me to say so, it is necessary for a ruler to deceive, even those under their rule, either to achieve a better outcome otherwise impossible, or because some truths had to be buried because few could bear the burden of responsibility which comes with the knowledge.
  • Rousing Speech: He gave one to his military chapter, the White Scars, before they launch into yet another battle against the Vile Horde from the Frightlands.
    Whirling Cyclone: Brothers of the steppes! Sisters of the plains! Take heed, for another great hunt calls to us once again! Truly, there are few like us - the red haze of battle is our stable, and the respect of comrades is our hearth. When we plunge into our enemies' ranks like a blade, and cut off their heads, we shall know contentment. My father has given us strength - and from us, we shall give him VICTORY!

    Prince Night Shade, the Unrelenting Judge 
See his page here.

    Prince Red Blade, the Master of Wrath 

Classification: Ethereal/Ascendant

Portfolio: Martial Arts, Freedom, Temperance

Rank: Demigod

"Through self-restraint, we become good. Through self-discipline, we remind ourselves why we remain good. By applying both of these truths, we can break away from even our own worst flaws and vices, and obtain true freedom."

Prince Red Blade (his entry here) is the sixteenth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.
  • Adaptational Badass: Primarch Angron was a powerful, vicious warrior, but a weak "psyker" who lost his empathic powers when the Butcher's Nails were implanted into him, replaced with the ability is to inspire raging bloodlust in his followers. Here, Red Blade is a powerful Alicorn demigod with stronger psychic powers, with massive potential to become even more powerful in general once he Ascends to true godhood. It's also noted that learning discipline and self-restraint has led to him becoming a deadlier warrior, since he's able to focus his anger into positive uses rather than letting his emotions run wild and loose. In addition, unlike Angron, he didn't have the butcher's Nails implanted into his head, resulting in him having a clearer state of mind.
  • Adaptational Heroism: Primarch Angron had the Butcher's Nails implanted on him at a young age to turn him into a powerful gladiator. As a result, he became a bloodthirsty, rage-driven horror who put the Butcher's Nails on his own World Eaters legion, and was responsible for many war crimes and other atrocities. He also became one of the first Primarchs to side with Chaos, though part of the decision was influenced by Primarch Lorgar, who wanted to save his brother's life after learning that the Butcher's Nails were slowly killing Angron. By contrast, Red Blade was initially a shy yet kind foal who became a Bully Hunter to protect others from being bullied, only for him to become no different than the bullies he hunted when he left Crimson Star near death, unaware that Crimson Star wanted to die out of guilt. He eventually realized the error of his ways after witnessing the Poenan Pantheon's fanatical and zealous crusades, and instigating a revolution against a kingdom's tyrannical government that got too bloody and out of control, which motivated him to both control his anger and practice discipline and self-restraint.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: Primarch Angron was a bloodthirsty, rage-driven horror thanks to the Butcher's Nails planted in his head, and because the Emperor of Mankind forced him to abandon his fellow gladiators, Angron's intended revolution failed and the gladiators were slaughtered to the last man and woman by their slavers. This made Angron extremely bitter and resentful towards the Emperor, and ultimately he became one of the first Primarchs to fully embrace Chaos. Here, Red Blade is much nicer and heroic, being heavily inspired by Angron's Roboutian Heresy counterpart - he originally started out as a shy yet kind foal who turned into a Bully Hunter after being constantly bullied, but he let his anger twist into "something monstrous" to the point where he became a bully himself, which led to a blinded Crimson Star nearly dying at his hooves. It took an encounter with a group of mortal Poenan followers, and a bloody revolution that went too far for him to realize what an awful person he had been to everyone, and his newfound restraint and discipline allowed him to Ascend to demi-godhood.
  • Adult Fear:
    • He, his older brother Prince Steel Barricade, and Sonic Song would experience this when Magical Hymn and Mercy simultaneously went missing during a meeting, and scrambled to find them both. They discovered they both wandered off to go play, only to encounter an evil demon that they both easily defeated. His entry reveals that he scolded Mercy for her actions afterwards.
      Sonic Song: Wait, where's Miracle Hymn?
      Prince Red Blade: And where's Mercy?
      Prince Steel Barricade: So... we've got a super powerful divine magic sword with the mind of a child and a ten year old with the holy magic equivalent to an army missing at the same time.
      Sonic Song: ...Find them, NOW.
    • His entry notes that at one point, one of his older brothers, Palatine Phoenix, was possessed by a demonic sword he acquired. This served as the basis for his initial distrust of Mercy, as her sapience was a reminder of the incident, but he eventually grew to love and accept her for who he is.
    • In a canonized Codexverse drabble, he (and his brothers) would panic after Mercy went missing and spent a while looking for her. It turned out that Mercy went outside after hearing Fanged Paw joke about Ascending to godhood by "going outside", which she interpreted literally and resulted in her being gone long enough for her family to get worried. Fortunately, Golden Scepter found Mercy and took her home after having a talk with her.
    • He would go through this again when Steel Barricade nearly succeeded in committing suicide after getting into a nasty argument with a pre-Ascendant Night Shade over his own mistakes. Thankfully, Red Blade and Clear Voice intervened, but Steel Barricade would end up recovering in the royal infirmary.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He's an Alicorn god who embodies Martial Arts, Freedom, and Temperance. It's believed in-universe that he embodies Golden Scepter's terrible wrath, which might explain his anger issues and the lengths he took to control himself after realizing this.
  • An Axe to Grind: Much like Angron, his primary weapons are a pair of axes.
  • Badass and Child Duo: He's a demi-Alicorn Warrior Prince with lots of experience and power under his hooves. Mercy, a sentient divine sword who would become his weapon and adoptive "daughter", has the mind of a child and a filly's voice to match. It's noted that they travel together a lot, taking down tyrannical kingdoms and realms.
  • Bully Hunter: Deconstructed. He was previously a kind and shy foal, but became this after being constant bullied and catching his bullies picking on a disabled student, enraging him so much that he seriously injured some of the bullies. Red Blade's actions made him feared and respected among other foals, yet worried his family, especially Golden Scepter, who saw in his son the irrational hatred he himself once displayed in the Imperium era. Eventually, he went too far when he joined Fanged Paw and Death Shroud in giving Crimson Star a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown after the latter was blinded in a carriage accident. This earned him the anger of his family, especially Blazing Hoof, but Red Blade was utterly convinced he was right until he encountered the Poenan Pantheon and their ruthless crusades. It wasn't until he inspired a bloody revolution in a tyrannical kingdom that led to the deaths of a despotic royal family's young children and hundreds of innocent people being forced to don the Butcher's Nails by their leaders, that Red Blade finally realized the lesson that Golden Scepter and his family wanted him to learn. He then swore never to let his emotions (especially his anger) run loose again, which warranted his Ascension.
  • Children Raise You: While he Took a Level in Kindness during his exile by realizing how harmful his anger can be and how he had been an awful person to Crimson Star, his entry notes that what humanized him even further was becoming Mercy's adoptive "father". Initially, Red Blade had no idea how to take care of a child, much less a sapient divine sword, and heavily relied on his father and brothers for help. In addition, he also distrusted Mercy because previously, one of his older brothers, Palatine Phoenix, was possessed by a demonic sword he had acquired at one point. Eventually, Red Blade came to love Mercy as his own daughter and helped her deal with issues such as her fear of killing and her sense of abandonment after Silver Bane left her behind, and he would gain a newfound sense of maturity from the experience. This led to him clashing with his more mischievous brothers because he disapproves of the influence they have on Mercy.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: An invoked in-universe example. His entry notes that because of his relationship with Mercy, he has often been the subject of harassment and slander for the Clovenists, who tried painting him as a "mad" stallion in their attempts to make him and his family look like incompetent tyrants that must be overthrown for the good of all. Thankfully, he and Mercy have a lot of people willing to protect them from the Clovenists and prevent said group from doing anything dangerous.
  • Curbstomp Battle:
    Prince Palatine Phoenix Well... that was anti-climatic.
  • Deity of Human Origin: He was originally a mortal demi-divine Earth pony until he Ascended to demi-godhood by realizing the consequences of bearing irrational rage and hatred, and learning how to control himself and his allies through self-restraint and discipline.
  • Divine Parentage: He's the sixteenth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Dreadlock Warrior: Unlike Angron, who looked like he had dreadlocks due to the Butcher's Nails, he has a mane and tail that are both styled into dreadlocks, which turned into perpetually looping molten lava once he Ascended to demi-godhood. His entry describes him as one of the most combat-oriented Terran Princes, as he embodies Martial Arts on top of being an experienced warrior, leader, and revolutionary.
  • Dual Wielding: His main weapons are a pair of axes, though his entry notes that he had sometimes used swords as well.
  • Elemental Hair Composition: His mane and tail are now composed of perpetually looping molten lava. Ironically, he doesn't have elemental powers like a few of his brothers despite this, though it's likely symbolic of his self-control over his wrathful nature.
  • Escape Artist: As the Alicorn demigod of Freedom, he cannot be held down, imprisoned, or restrained. This is because his domain of Freedom gives him an innate, psychic knowledge of who or what is holding him, allowing him to break free of almost anything. As part of his domain, he can inspire people to become this en masse with Rousing Speeches and empower them with the power and knowledge to free themselves. However, it will not work if people willingly choose not to free themselves. His entry notes that his domain of Freedom is similar to Choice's domain of Free Will, which makes him very dangerous; many people have tried persuading him to use his Freedom domain for unsavory goals such as freeing sapientkind from "evil". He either responds with a damning refusal, or a hoof to the face.
  • The Empath: Like Primarch Angron pre-Butcher's Nails, he has psychic empathy, except here it's due to being the Alicorn demigod of Temperance, and his empathy is much more powerful. He can produce an empathic aura that ebbs negative emotions like rage, envy, and lust, and encourages people to become kinder and more virtuous. This aura also makes him a calming and relaxing presence for both his hot-tempered brothers and those who are inclined to anger, such as Yarost, the Bogolenya Deer god of Fury and Hatred. Like his father, Golden Scepter, he can "emotion-bomb" people with the suffering they have inflicted on others with their actions.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Angron, though much of his character and backstory takes heavy influence from RH!Angron.
  • Four-Star Badass: Much like Angron, he is the military leader of his own military chapter, the World Eaters, and he is a powerful demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire, able to lead his forces and even kick ass by himself.
  • Good Parents: For all his flaws, he nevertheless tried to be the loving father Mercy needed in the absence of her original wielder and Parental Substitute, Silver Bane. He helped her understand that Silver Bane had to leave her behind to protect her from the Poenan Pantheon, and he helped her get over her fear of killing by teaching her that killing is only acceptable if people are being genuinely evil and unrepentant, with no other way to resolve things peacefully. While he's very protective of Mercy due to the Poenan Pantheon's efforts in taking her back, and is disapproving of his mischievous brothers' influence on her, he's also very proud of Mercy and her accomplishments, and lets Mercy accompany him on his travels and assist him in toppling tyrannical regimes. His kindness as a father is what influenced Mercy to become a benevolent hero and a weapon of "true" Justice.
    • In a Codexverse drabble, he also comforted Mercy when she started feeling sad over not being an Alicorn like her adoptive father, uncles, and grandfather, since as a sword she wouldn't be able to hug people. It's noted that he still gave Mercy a big hug anyway.
      Mercy: ...I wish I was an Alicorn like you, Papa.
      Prince Red Blade: And why is that, Mercy?
      Mercy: ...I wanna hug you better...
      Prince Red Blade: Oh, Mercy... even if you aren't an Alicorn or you can't hug me better, I'll still love you very much. You are my daughter, and nothing will ever change that.
      Mercy: ...Promise?
      Prince Red Blade: I promise.
  • Guilt Complex: His entry notes that sometime after he Ascended to demi-godhood, Red Blade developed a guilt complex over some of his actions, such as starting a bloody revolt in a series of despotic kingdoms after losing his temper over the rulers' tyranny, and leaving his own brother, Crimson Star, near death for acting like an Insufferable Genius. Red Blade's guilt over Crimson Star became especially significant when he learned that his mistreatment of him partially led to Crimson Star becoming permanently blind sometime after he was injured in a carriage accident. He eventually got over it, though, and it was noted that he was surprised when Crimson Star forgave him and never once blamed him for his blindness, which he saw as a punishment for his own foolishness.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the sixteenth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Angron is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's fury.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Subverted. While he has sometimes used swords, his main weapons are a pair of axes.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: It's noted that he became a Bully Hunter out of a genuine desire to protect everyone from being bullied like he was. However, he later let his righteous anger twist itself into something monstrous, causing him to become no better than the bullies he went after when he joined Fanged Paw and Death Shroud in beating up Crimson Star for his arrogant and disdainful treatment. Even worse, Crimson Star had been blinded saving a classmate in a carriage accident, when what started Red Blade's crusade against bullying was him witnessing his bullies picking on a disabled classmate.
  • Immortality Begins at Twenty: Subverted. He was an adult by the time he Ascended, but as an Alicorn demigod, he is the divine equivalent to a newborn baby, due to the nature of divine growth in the Codexverse. Because he's the son of a very old and powerful Alicorn god, he already started showing eldritch traits such as a volcanic appearance and dreadlocks made of perpetually-looping molten lava.
  • Instant Expert: His domain of Martial Arts gives him a natural intuition that allows him to learn and adapt to various fighting styles, making him one of the most combat-inclined Terran Princes. However, it's subverted in his statement that his domain does not guarantee "instant mastery", as he still needs practice and experience in order to use his newfound skills correctly and efficiently.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He and his brothers, Death Shroud and Fanged Paw, would gang up on Crimson Star after he was blinded and give him a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown to punish him for being an Insufferable Genius, even after the latter was blinded and suffered an emotional breakdown following his Jerkass Realization. They ended up attracting the wrath of Blazing Hoof, who would physically confront them in a brotherly fury, as well as Golden Scepter, who was furious with them that he psychically showed his sons the torment Crimson Star was going through following his accident.
  • Like a Son to Me: After receiving the sentient sword, Mercy, from Silver Bane, he started treating Mercy like his own daughter. This led to them having a close father-daughter relationship, along with Mercy being officially adopted by him as his "daughter".
  • Magic Hair: It's noted that post-Ascension, his dreadlocks turned into perpetually looping molten lava.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Master of Wrath", due to having taken control of his uncontrollable temper after realizing the consequences of letting his anger run loose, and repurposing it for beneficial uses instead.
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the sixteenth-born son out of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has fifteen older brothers and three younger brothers.
  • Modest Royalty: It's noted he wears royal dark red regalia with bright red and gold accents, though he only dons it out of obligation and status identification, and will find an excuse not to wear it if he can.
  • No-Holds-Barred Beatdown: It's revealed in a Codexverse drabble, and confirmed in his entry, that he and his older brothers, Death Shroud, and Fanged Paw, teamed up to deliver one to Crimson Star to punish him for being an Insufferable Genius, even after Crimson Star was blinded. It's deconstructed in that Crimson Star fell into such a severe depression following his loss of sight and his Jerkass Realization that he became suicidal, and turned himself into a Silent Scapegoat out of sheer guilt for his actions. This made his brothers' retaliation against him rather disproportionate and petty, something that would earn them the wrath of their father, and the cold shoulder by those of their brothers who didn't agree with them.
  • No-Sell: Much like Choice, the deity of Free Will, he has the ability to escape from any attempts to restrain and/or imprison him. His entry explains this as being granted innate psychic knowledge of what or who is currently holding him, allowing him to figure out how to free himself.
  • Papa Wolf:
    • Mercy's entry notes that once the Poenan Pantheon got wind of her sentience, many of them immediately called for her purification, thinking she was "corrupted" by Silver Bane after he left the Poenan Pantheon and turned "evil". Naturally, this prompted Red Blade and his brothers to protect Mercy, even though the Poenans' purification magic isn't likely to affect Mercy at all due to a lack of corruption on her part.
    • He also nearly lost his temper in the courtroom when Honey Bee informed him of Trench Bull's statement that she admired Rosy Dreams' father, "Mr. Boar", for his use of dream magic to keep his young daughter in line, and desired to "shake his hoof".
  • Parental Substitute: Mercy's entry implies that he became a father figure of sorts for the sentient sword, as it's mentioned he began treating Mercy "like his own daughter" after she was given into his care by her previous wielder, Silver Bane the Dark Hunter. It worked, as Mercy became as benevolent as him despite being originally a divine Poenan weapon.
  • Parents as People: He genuinely didn't expect to become the father of Mercy, but he had to be one in light of Silver Bane leaving her in his care to protect Mercy from the Poenan Pantheon. At first, he distrusted Mercy due to being a reminder of the demonic sword that possessed Palatine Phoenix, and he heavily relied on his father and his older/younger brothers for help. Eventually, he grew to love and accept Mercy for who she is, and helped her deal with any issues she may have had, such as her fear of killing and her abandonment issues involving Silver Bane. While he's quite protective of Mercy due to the Poenans' efforts to take her back, and is often frustrated with the influence his more mischievous brothers have on her, he's also extremely proud of Mercy and lets her accompany him on his travels, acting as his assistant in toppling tyrannical regimes. His kindness as a father played a role in Mercy's growth into a benevolent hero and a weapon of "true" Justice, and for her heroic deeds, she was later christened "the Eater of Worlds" to replace the title of "the Holy Blade" the Poenans gave her.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: He believed that bullying Crimson Star for being an Insufferable Genius was justified. It's deconstructed in that even after Crimson Star was blinded in a carriage accident and fell into a severe depression afterwards because of his Jerkass Realization, Red Blade and his brothers continued bullying and tormenting him. It got to a point where Crimson Star became suicidal and turned himself into a scapegoat out of sheer guilt, not caring if he'll possibly end up dying or not. Red Blade's actions would earn the wrath of their father, Golden Scepter, who would exile him as punishment, and the cold shoulder of his brothers who were rightly disgusted and angry with him. Blazing Hoof in particular was furious with Red Blade since he remembers how the latter was constantly bullied as a foal, so seeing Red Blade beat up Crimson Star and leave him near death made Red Blade no different than the bullies who tormented him in Blazing Hoof's eyes.
  • Psychic Powers: His entry notes that he has psionic telekinesis that was taught to him by Golden Scepter, which proves incredibly useful if for some reason he can't use the magical telekinesis that is extremely common among unicorns. And as the Alicorn demigod of Temperance, he has telepathic and empathic abilities that allow him to ebb negative emotions and discourage harmful mindsets, and like Blue Suede Heartstrings, the Alicorn god of Humility, he possesses a form of precognition that shows him a person's future depending on the actions they take.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He would give a Clovenist ambassador and their embassy one during a diplomatic meeting, after they implored him to join them and free the Terran Empire from his father's "tyranny". It's noted that this led to an attack on the Terran Empire by Clovenist insurgents that several people, including Prince Crimson Star and Jasper, helped resolve.
    Prince Red Blade: (to a diplomatic Clovenist embassy) Free my people from tyranny? I'm sorry, but I cannot fulfill your request for three reasons. The first is that the 'tyrant' you want me to overthrow is my Father. Even though our relationship is not perfect, I still love him with all my heart, and I am willing to defend him with my life if need be. The second is that I embody Temperance in all things; though Father is wise and benevolent, even he is not infallible, and it's up to me and others like me to remind him the folly of indulging in certain extremes.

    The third reason is that your request to 'free' my people from 'tyranny' is as backwards as it is wrong.

    My Father may have created lots of... mistakes in the past, but he realized his folly long ago and made huge efforts in atoning for them. If he hadn't, this empire you wanted to see destroyed would not have been born, and I certainly wouldn't be here holding this conversation with you. You, on the other hoof, accuse others of indulging in tyranny without finding proof of actual tyranny, and convert the people you conquer to a philosophy that is flawed to begin with, all while refusing to acknowledge that there might be tyranny growing and festering in your own lands. It is a mindset that stinks of hypocrisy, which makes you and your people no better than the tyrants my daughter and I face every day, or the Poenans who zealously seek the eradication of Evil itself by unjustly punishing those who are innocent or who have yet to commit evil acts.

    I may embody Freedom, but in all honesty, I would rather jump off a cliff than ally myself with a nation that boasts of holding certain values that it refuses to follow. You can call me anything you want, but know that if I catch any of you indulging in the same tyranny that you fervently oppose, then Mercy and I will not hesitate to deal with you as we had dealt with other tyrants in the past. Consider this diplomatic meeting over.
  • Red and Black and Evil All Over: Averted. He's described as a black-furred Earth pony (and later Alicorn demigod) with red gradients on his legs, underbelly, hair, and face. While not evil, he was far more vindictive and temperamental when he was younger, as he reacted violently towards anyone who displayed bullying and/or tyrannical behavior, including one of his younger brothers, Crimson Star. This behavior initially attracted the Poenan Pantheon to him, but he refused, earning their undying enmity. He eventually changed his ways when a slave revolt he inspired got way out of hand and led to the deaths of innocent people, including a despotic royal family's young foals, causing him to realize that his anger was taking down a dark path and nearly cost him everything.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Red Blade, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.
  • Rousing Speech: As the Alicorn demigod of Freedom, he can rouse and inspire people with his speeches, with the additional ability of granting them the power and knowledge to free themselves from any situation.
  • Seers: His entry notes that as the Alicorn demigod of Temperance, he possesses a form of precognition that shows him a person's future depending on the actions they take. This allows him to warn people of the consequences of pursuing vice, while encouraging good actions. It's noted by his entry that his precognition is heavily similar to Blue Suede Heartstrings' Humility-based precognition in this regard, except Blue focuses on discouraging unchecked Pride.
  • Semi-Divine: He has a demi-divine heritage by virtue of his father, Golden Scepter, being an extremely ancient and powerful Alicorn god. After he Ascended, he became an Alicorn demigod, the Codexverse equivalent of an infant divine.
  • Sink-or-Swim Fatherhood: He quite unexpectedly became the adoptive father of Mercy when Silver Bane arrived and left Mercy in his care to protect her from the Poenan Pantheon. While he initially had no idea how to raise a child and also distrusted Mercy due to being reminded of the demonic sword that possessed Palatine Phoenix, it's subverted in that he heavily relied on his father and brothers for help on parenting. He does eventually learn to love and accept Mercy for who she is, and he mans up and takes care of her on his own, causing him to be quite mature than some of his brothers.
  • So Proud of You: His entry notes that while he's quite protective of Mercy due to the Poenan Pantheon constantly pursuing her, he's extremely proud of his adoptive "daughter" and lets her accompany him on his global travels. He was also proud when Mercy took it upon herself to be a "big sister" for Rosy Dreams, a young filly who was adopted by Bright Eyes after she was rescued from her sexually abusive biological father, which helped Rosy Dreams recover from her trauma.
    • And when Mercy did a Badass Boast during a confrontation with the mortal followers of one of the Poenan deities who helped craft her, it was noted that Red Blade was extremely proud of her for her defiance.
  • The Stoic: Justified. He carries himself with a stoic and calm demeanor because he witnessed and realized the harmful consequences of letting his anger run loose, and swore never to let it happen again. But unlike Steel Barricade, who tries to repress all his negative emotions whenever he gets upset, he acknowledges the positive applications of anger and shows it when warranted. This makes him far more emotionally-adjusted than his brother.
  • Telepathy: His entry notes that his domain of Temperance gives him telepathic abilities, allowing him to encourage virtuous mindsets while discouraging sinful thoughts.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: He Used to Be a Sweet Kid when he was younger, but constant bullying wore away at him until he became a Bully Hunter, especially after he caught some of his bullies picking on a disabled classmate. His righteous anger towards bullies slowly turned into irrational hatred for them, which culminated in him joining Fanged Paw and Death Shroud in ganging up on a blinded Crimson Star and beating him up as payback for acting like an Insufferable Genius. Even after he was punished and exiled by Golden Scepter, he still believed he was in the right, and would travel around Equus, freeing innocent people from those he thought were abusing them.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Eventually, his turning points would be his encounters with the Poenan Pantheon, whose approval of his methods made him wonder if they only liked him because he was so ruthless, and instigating a series of revolts in a realm of mountainous kingdoms. Upon discovering that the local rulers were forcibly implanting Butcher's Nails onto their slaves to be used for blood sport, Red Blade led the people in a bloody revolution, which continued until his followers massacred the royal families, down to their innocent young children. This caused Red Blade to snap out of his anger and realized the harm he had inflicted on others, including Crimson Star, with his irrational hatred, which made him swear never to let his emotions run loose again, leading to his Ascension to demi-godhood. Later, he would become a loving adoptive father figure for Mercy, a sentient divine Poenan sword who was left in his care by Silver Bane to protect her from the Poenan Pantheon.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: He would receive an epic calling-out from Blazing Hoof, who was angry with him for beating up Crimson Star after he was blinded and leaving him near death, therefore becoming no better than the bullies who picked on him. It doesn't sink in until much, much later.
    Prince Blazing Hoof: (to Prince Red Blade) I remember protecting you and walking with you to school so those BULLIES wouldn't attack you! I remember comforting you while Forging Scale put bandages on your wounds whenever you came back home CRYING and BRUISED! By Equus, I even remember Written Word looking after you when you came down with that nasty fever and nearly DIED from it! What HAPPENED to that quiet, kindhearted brother I used to know, Red Blade?! WHAT HAPPENED TO HIM?!
  • Winged Unicorn: He became an Alicorn after realizing the harm he had wrought upon others by letting his righteous anger towards "bullies" of all kinds turn into irrational hatred, and learning self-restraint and discipline in order to control his anger. Currently he's a demigod, the divine equivalent of a newborn baby, though he has massive potential to Ascend to true godhood.

    Prince Raven Wing, the Dark Liberator 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: Freedom, TBA

Rank: Demigod


Prince Raven Wing is the seventeenth-born son of Emperor Golden Scepter, and a demi-Alicorn Prince of the Terran Empire.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Implied. His name is Raven Wing, and his epithet is "the Dark Liberator", but he is a benevolent and heroic Terran Prince like his brothers.
  • Divine Parentage: Is the seventeenth demi-divine son of Emperor Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies, a mortal pegasus mare. This would make him Long-Lived until he Ascended and became an Alicorn demigod.
  • Eaten Alive: A drabble revealed a fight with Prince Excelsius, Vicearch Iniquitous' firstborn Princeling of Vice from Malregnar, ended with Raven Wing and four of his brothers being consumed and assimilated by Excelsius into his being to prevent them from interfering with one of Excelsius' Vicelieges and his allied overlords' plans, though he and his brothers managed to help break Prince Blazing Hoof and eventually themselves out. Raven Wing's domain of Freedom was instrumental in getting his eldest brother Prince Blazing Hoof out of Excelsius' body, as those gods with that domain are hard to imprison and may had been the reason they had any chance at escaping the Prince of Pride at all.
  • Expy: Of Primarch Corvus Corax.
  • Heroic Lineage: He is the seventeenth son of Golden Scepter, an antediluvian Alicorn Emperor who is an incredibly powerful psychic, a peerless genius and warrior, and a very competent leader who founded three empires in his lifetime. In addition, he's regarded as a legendary war hero even among the Alicorns, who were all saved from complete extinction thanks to his efforts. If his being inspired by Primarch Corvus Corax is to go by, he supposedly embodies Golden Scepter's cleverness and tactical insight.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Dark Liberator".
  • Massive Numbered Siblings: Is the seventeenth-born son out of Golden Scepter and Blessed Skies' demi-divine children, and has sixteen older brothers and two younger brothers.
  • The Prankster: Implied. In one incident, he teamed up with Clear Voice to play a prank on their oldest brother, Blazing Hoof. He also had Rosy Dreams' pet dog, Chubby, poop in Palatine Phoenix's bedroom. According to him, the only brother he doesn't prank is Crimson Star, who is blind, and because of this he considers pranking Crimson Star to be an extremely shameful act.
    Prince Raven Wing: Me? Prank Crimson Star? No! My brother's blind! If I go prank him, I'll end up feeling really, really bad afterwards. Fanged Paw and I have declared him 'off-limits' for this reason.
  • Reincarnation: Discussed. A heated argument with Written Word later causes Golden Scepter to wonder if all of his sons, including Raven Wing, are reincarnations of the same Generals that he had "treated so poorly". Luminiferous assures him that even if they are, all of his sons are still unique individuals with their own thoughts and feelings, and he has enough knowledge and experience to ensure that they'll have the "brighter future" that his Generals did not.

    Prince (REDACTED), the (REDACTED) 

  • Expy: Of Alpharius and Omegon, the secretive twin Primarchs of the insidious and deceptive Alpha Legion.
  • The Unreveal:

Adoptive Members

    Kúzelník, the Sorcerer of the Stars 
See his folder entry here.

    Phoenix King Naur, the Flame of Caearnar 
See his folder entry here.

    Temnobog, the Dark One 
See his page here.

    Belyolen, the Radiant One 
See his page here.

    Prince Mana Weaver, the Unbound Sorcerer 

Classification: Ethereal/Elemental

Portfolio: Wizardry, Breaking Limits, Humbling

Rank: Divine (Tier III/Intermediate)

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Prince Mana Weaver (His entry here) is the Alicorn god of Wizardry, Breaking Limits, and Humbling, and is a benevolent adoptive member of the Terran Royal Family.

Once, he was a Unicorn with Earthpony heritage who dreamt of becoming a wizard, but was ostrasized by teachers and classmates alike for being a halfbreed whose blood, 'diluted' with those of non-Unicorn tribes, automatically makes him inferior in both magic and worth, leaving him depressed and despairing. However, the Starswirl of his time, outraged at the bigotry directed against Mana Weaver (seeing it as no different from the Tribalism that nearly destroyed them all in the 'Windigo Scourge'), took him as his student, encouraged him and helped him unlock his full potential, which combined with his determination to break his limits and show everyone what he can do, eventually caused him to surpass his bigoted teachers and peers in magic. His achievements in magic eventually earned him his godhood under the tutelage of Emperor Golden Scepter (who eventually adopted him as part of the extended Terran Royal Family), and to this day Mana Weaver remains in both his domain and character a living example that anyone can surpass expectations and achieve their dreams with enough will and luck, regardless of what others may think of them and their potential.
  • Adopted into Royalty: He would become a Terran Prince by adoption after accepting Golden Scepter's offer to adopt him as his son. It's implied that he ended up outliving his birth parents when he became an Alicorn.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He's an Alicorn god who embodies Wizardry, Breaking Limits, and Humbling.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He's rather eccentric and flamboyant, which is thanks to possessing an equally eccentric mentor in his mortal youth, and often sings songs while humbling arrogant people. He also hates excessive pride and all types of discrimination, having been frequently mistreated by racist, elitist Unicorns for being an Earthpony/Unicorn hybrid.
  • Birds of a Feather: Of all his adoptive royal Terran siblings, he would get along with Prince Crimson Star the most. This is due to Crimson Star possessing a scholarly nature, transcending the limitations of his blindness, and humbling himself after realizing that being an Insufferable Genius is wrong.
  • Break the Haughty: Invoked and later weaponized by him.
    • After finally receiving proper instruction in wizardry by his mentor, one of the Starswirls, he would participate in magic duels where he overpowered and defeated all of his old instructors and classmates who discriminated against him. In particular, he would utterly humiliate the one instructor who cruelly humiliated him previously by systemically dismantling all of his spells while giving him a stinging "The Villain Sucks" Song, exposing the older Unicorn as the prideful and bigoted person he really was. To further the humiliation, this was done in front of the royals who attended a meeting between the three Pony tribes.
    • After becoming a student of Golden Scepter, he would Ascend as the Alicorn god of Humbling. He has Psychic Powers that allow him to sense hubris in people and analyze the best way to shatter their bloated egos in order to make them see how their pride is unfounded. This makes him skilled in psychological warfar, making him a rather terrifying foe to face. His domain also allows him to feed off of people's hubris to become stronger and turn their own egos back on them.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: After years of training under Starswirl, he would confront all of his former teachers and classmates during a meeting between the royals of the three Pony Tribes and defeat all of them, proving their beliefs about hybrids being magically 'inferior' wrong. In particular, he would humiliate the same Unicorn instructor who cruelly humiliated him years before, defeating him and singing a "The Villain Sucks" Song while doing it.
  • Deity of Human Origin: He originally was a mortal Earthpony/Unicorn hybrid who was viciously mistreated and discriminated against by 'pure' Unicorns, who thought his heritage made him 'inferior' and magically 'weaker'. However, after training/proving himself to be a powerful mage under Starswirl's tutelage, he would be discovered and taken in as a student by Golden Scepter, who helped him Ascend first to demi-godhood, then true godhood.
  • Fantastic Slurs: He was frequently called a 'half-dirt' Unicorn by racist, elitist 'pure-blooded' Unicorns for being an Earthpony/Unicorn hybrid when he was younger. It led to him developing hatred towards all types of discrimination.
  • From Zero to Hero: In his mortal youth, he was a Unicorn with half-Earth Pony heritage who was mercilessly and cruelly discriminated against by 'pure' Unicorns for existing, and was strongly discouraged from learning magic under the assumption that his mixed blood made his magic weak and therefore inferior. However, thanks to one of the Starswrils, he would become a wizard strong enough to completely wipe the floor with other 'pure' Unicorn mages after years of hard work. Becoming Golden Scepter's student later led to him Ascended to godhood as an Alicorn who specialized in helping people break past limits and humbling arrogant Jerkasses.
  • Generational Magic Decline: Due to racist/tribalist beliefs being common at the time, it's believed that him being a Unicorn with half-Earth Pony genes made his innate magic 'weaker', which made him inferior in the eyes of many 'pureblooded' Unicorns. However, it's averted since it's not his heritage that made his magic weak - it was the actions of the prideful and racist Unicorns who denied him proper magic instruction out of disgust towards his mere existence. Once he becomes a student of one of the Starswirls, he proves himself to be an equally powerful and skilled wizard, allowing him to utterly humiliate both his instructors and classmates in magic duels for discriminating against him in the past.
  • Half-Breed Discrimination: Because interracial relationships between Pony tribes were still frowned upon at the time, he was frequently tormented and discriminated against for being a 'half-dirt' Unicorn (i.e. a Unicorn with Earth Pony genes). This included being denied proper magical instruction and other opportunities to improve his station by his stubborn, elitist, and bigoted instructors. When one instructor utterly humiliated him by reading his paper to his entire class, mocking it while doing so, and then burning it with a fire spell, he was understandably tempted to leave entirely. Fortunately, he gained two mentors in Starswirl, who turned out to be much more tolerant and accepting, if very eccentric, and Golden Scepter, who was interested in his efforts to unite Ponykind and was responsible for ensuring his Ascension.
  • Happily Adopted: He would be adopted by Golden Scepter as a Terran Prince, after Golden Scepter went through more Character Development and adopted several other deities until his family.
  • It's Personal: His hatred of all types of discrimination, such as racism and elitism led to him taking a personal stake in the 'Terra-Equus Continental Wars, which saw the participation of many Tribalists, Autorists, and corrupt nobility.
  • Magic Hair: Post-Ascension, his mane and tail became composed of orange magical energy.
  • The Magnificent: Known as "the Unbound Sorcerer".
  • Mixed Ancestry: Like Midnight Bell of the Grittish Isles, he was born to a Unicorn mother and an Earth Pony father. The fact that he's a hybrid born of two Pony tribes would make him a frequent target of scorn and racism for his 'pureblooded', racist, stubborn, and elitist peers and instructors, who would often torment him just for existing. Fortunately, he would gain much more tolerant teachers in both Starswirl and Golden Scepter, who gave him proper instruction in wizardry that his previous instructors denied him.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: Inverted. It's implied he outlived his mortal parents after he became an Alicorn, which is why he accepted when Golden Scepter, after adopting several other deities in the the Terran Royal Family over the years, offered to become his adoptive father.
  • Power Copying: As a god of Wizardry, he possesses the ability to copy any spell. It's noted that many magically-attuned deities possess this ability also.
  • Real Men Wear Pink: He originally wore wizard robes in emulation of one of the Starswirls, who was his mentor, but has since changed them to pink, sparkling robes to fit his own preferences more. This is because he finds pink to be his favorite color and he doesn't care about any preconceptions others might have about his choice in color.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: His "The Villain Sucks" Song is essentially one long scathing speech that he gives to the Unicorn instructor who cruelly humiliated him in front of his class for being 'half-dirt', calling the instructor 'second-rate' for believing in the same bigoted teachings that attracted the Windigoes. After Ascending to godhood, he would travel the world, delivering humiliating speeches to excessively proud individuals in the form of song.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: After he was utterly humiliated in front of his class by a particularly cruel, bigoted, and elitist instructor, he was understandably and sorely tempted to pack his bags and leave entirely. Fortunately, he ended up meating one of the Starswirls, who took him in as his student and trained him until he became an exceptionally powerful mage.
  • Semi-Divine: Under Golden Scepter's tutelage, he would eventually Ascend to demi-godhood. Then he Ascended to true godhood afterwards.
  • Surprisingly Realistic Outcome: While he later proved himself to be a powerful wizard, it still took years of hard training under Starswirl for him to reach that level because he was constantly denied proper magic instruction by his prideful, racist, and stubborn instructors.
  • "The Villain Sucks" Song: He would deliver a scathing one to the instructor who cruelly humiliated him for being a 'half-dirt' Unicorn after defeating him in a magical duel. This exposed said instructor as the prideful, cruel, 'second-rate' bigot he really was.
    I must admit, your parlor tricks are amusing,
    I bet you've got a bunny under your hat!
    Now here's your chance to get the best of me,
    Is it as you thought?
    Come on, then! Let's see what you've got!

    You claim that blood's the superior stuff,
    If that's the case, maybe yours isn't up to snuff!
    Let's set the record straight, your views are out of date,
    You're only second rate!

    You think of my mixed blood I should be ashamed,
    Didn't you learn that kind of thinking's a fool's game?
    So for your information, I'll reiterate,
    You're only second rate!

    'Your blood is sour, our power will be sinking'
    There's so much wrong there, I could make a list.
    But if you're convinced my blood is incompatible,
    Put me to the test!
    I'd love to lay your argument to rest!

    Go ahead and hit me like it's a sunrise,
    Snap me in a trap, cut me down to size.
    I'll make a big escape, blood a mage doesn't make!
    You're only second rate!

    By your logic, I guess your blood's not pure enough.
    I thought a 'half-dirt' couldn't measure up?
    Unless your would view is simply out of date,
    You're only second rate!

    You need to learn a fact,
    Purity you don't lack.
    You see you and not us
    We're all ponies, stop raising such a fuss!

    That is the truth of it laid bare,
    You need to change, but your ego won't dare.
    Your line of thinking will make us Windigo bait!
    So you'd better rethink it before it's too late!
    But if you won't change, I guess this will be your fate!
    You're only second rate!
  • Walking the Earth: After Ascending to true godhood under Golden Scepter's tutelage, he would travel the world, learning whatever he could while helping others break their own limits and humbling those who became excessively proud. It's noted that his globe-trotting save him from Discord's takeover of Equestria and the destruction of the Old Equestrian Pantheon, as he was out of the country when it happened.
  • Weak, but Skilled: As a god of Wizardry, he's a powerful magic user, but he's far better in conserving mana and using his abilities in creative ways. This makes him more 'skilled' than most Magic and/or Sorcery deities, at the cost of being somewhat weaker than them in terms of raw power.
  • Winged Unicorn: He's described as a blue-furred Alicorn with a mane and tail made of orange magical energy.
  • You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Orange hair in his case.

    Peachy, the First Pony/Queen Rhodonite Mirror, the Mother of All Ponies 

Classification: Ascendant

Portfolio: Conscience, Ponykind, Mirrors

Rank: Antecedent


Queen Rhodonite Mirror, born Peachy (her entry here), is the Alicorn goddess of Conscience, Ponykind, and Mirrors, as well as the first sapient Earthpony mare created by Emperor Golden Scepter.
  • Adaptational Badass: Peachy was a Pony mare created by Bonnie Zacherle in 1981 as a proto-My Little Pony toy called My Pretty Pony. Here, Peachy is the first modern Earthpony created by Golden Scepter, as well as the first true Pony Alicorn goddess (though at the time she initially appeared as a much larger Earthpony due to the other Pony tribes not existing yet).
  • All-Loving Hero: She is a naturally kindhearted and friendly person both as mortal and as a god, seeing all of Ponykind as her children and wanting them to grow up and be as moral, forgiving and as responsible as she is.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: She's an Alicorn goddess who embodies Conscience, Ponykind, and Mirrors.
  • Cheerful Child: As a filly, the first thing she did upon meeting Golden Scepter for the first time was to boop his nose and giggle.
  • The Conscience: As a goddess of Conscience, Peachy/Rhodonite Mirror is this, with the ability to trigger emotions of guilt and remorse which someone has buried, as well as sense their regrets and guilt. She can even force a conscience on those who lack them.
  • Expy: Of Peachy, the first Pony ever created and marketed in the "My Pretty Pony" toyline, which predates the My Little Pony franchise. She's also a gender-inverted Expy for Adam, the first Human from Book of Genesis, being the first Pony ever created and experiencing a similar (but also divergent) 'Garden of Eden' story like Adam, along with her Eve the stallion Chestnut.
  • Forgiveness: She was forgiven by Golden Scepter for eating the Fruit of Knowledge (having accepted responsibility for breaking his one rule and explaining why she did it), and forgave her adoptive father in turn for his dark turn during the Imperium Era.
  • Last of Its Kind: Inverted. One of her titles as "the First Pony" came from her being the first Pony - specifically, the Earthpony tribe - to ever came to be thanks to the efforts of Golden Scepter and his siblings. This is why, when she Ascended, she has 'Ponykind' as one of her domains, along with all the associated powers and traits that come with the Pony tribes.
  • Garden of Eden: She and her mate Chestnut lived in a 'Garden' in their early existence, which in the Codexverse are usually controlled test environments divines or other creators for their earliest creations to inhabit, grow and develop until they prove themselves ready to face the wider world. She and Chestnut were the main characters of the famous story where they were tempted by a serpent (which was Morning Star in disguise) into eating the Fruit of Knowledge against Golden Scepter's explicit rule against it. Unlike in Genesis, however, both she and Chestnut accepted responsibility for their misdeed and explained why they did so, earning Golden Scepter's forgiveness and passing the Secret Test of Character. Unfortunately, the story became confused and distorted over the ages, instead leaving the readers with the 'Second Age' version where they fail the test completely.
  • Legend Fades to Myth: In the actual Garden of Eden story, both Peachy and Chestnut passed the Secret Test of Character Golden Scepter gave to see if they are ready for the outside world and eventually be given immortality and godhood like Golden Scepter and the rest of the Alicorns, assuming responsibility for their own actions rather than denying and lying about it. Unfortunately, this got distorted over the ages due to being confused with similar stories or deliberate alteration by unscrupulous parties, until we got the 'canon' version widely propagated in the Magnean Religions of the 'Second Age' where they failed the test completely. Both Peachy/Rhodonite Mirror and Golden Scepter are not happy about it as they want Ponies to remember the actual version and be inspired to grow their potential, think for themselves and honestly accept responsibility for their own actions, rather than the distorted version used by elites and demagogues to stifle and exploit mortal potential by encouraging dogmatic faith and unthinking fanaticism of their followers and subjects through the doctrine of 'Original Sin', where all Ponies are born inheriting Peachy and Chestnut's 'Sin' and must 'atone' for their ancestors' transgression through unquestioned obedience/devotion.
  • Magic Hair: After Ascending to godhood, she gained a pink mane and tail made of reflective energy.
  • The Magnificent:
    • Pre-Ascension, she's known as "the First Pony" due to being the first Earthpony mare to be born sapient.
    • Post-Ascension, she's known as "the Mother of All Ponies" due to being the biological mother of a multitude of Ponies, whose evolution Golden Scepter and his siblings would guide until their descendants became known as modern Ponykind.
  • A Mistake Is Born: She, along with Chestnut, would be seen as a 'mistake' by Morning Star, who saw Golden Scepter's creations as flawed abominations that must be destroyed to preserve the concept of perfection. He even tried sabotaging Golden Scepter's Secret Test of Character by tempting Chestnut just to prove his point.
  • Secret Test of Character: Like in the original Genesis story, both Peachy and Chestnut received one in the form of the Trees baring the Fruits of Knowledge and the Fruits of Life. While they were tempted into eating the Fruit of Knowledge, however, they passed the test by assuming responsibility for their actions rather than denying what they did and blaming it on each other and their tempter. Unfortunately, that part of the story was lost or distorted over the ages.
  • Taking the Heat: When she and Chestnut were confronted by Golden Scepter over eating the forbidden fruit, she tried pinning the blame on herself so she could protect Chestnut from retribution... only for Chestnut to try do the same thing for similar reasons as he was the first to eat the forbidden fruit in the first place. It turns out the situation was part of a Secret Test of Character Golden Scepter set up to test their morality, which they passed by admitting their wrong doing despite Morning Star's attempt to sabotage it.
  • Time Abyss: As the first sapient Earthpony mare and first Alicorn goddess, she's incredibly ancient and thus comes off as alien because of it. However, she's much younger than her 'father', Golden Scepter.
  • Winged Unicorn: Subverted. While she eventually Ascended to godhood under Golden Scepter's guidance, she initially appeared as a much larger Earthpony goddess due to the other Pony tribes not existing yet. It's only after the Pony tribes' creation that she gained their racial traits.

In-laws

    Princess Applejack V, the Honest Farmer/Princess Veritas, the Eyes of Truth 

Classification: Ascendant/Ethereal

Portfolio: Honesty, Truth, Family

Rank: Demi-Goddess

"Honesty is all 'bout havin' teh strength tah face reality, and use teh truth tah empower y'all rather than let it drag ya down."

Princess Veritas, born Applejack V (her entry here) is the Alicorn demi-goddess of Honesty, Truth, and Family, and a renowned Equestrian heroine who eventually became the beloved wife of a Terran Prince.
  • Adaptational Badass: In canon, she's a simple apple farmer who managed to become a Bearer of Honesty and an Equestrian heroine. Here, she eventually became an Alicorn demigoddess after a combination of training under Amour-De-Soi, marrying a demi-Alicorn Prince, and exposure to Primordial Quintessence from various other deities and demi-deities, all which reached its peak when she confronted the Poenan goddess Lamperielpida.
  • Adaptational Wealth: In canon, she's a simple apple farmer, though her family's cider is well-known in Ponyville. Here, she's a Terran Princess by virtue of marrying Prince Clear Voice, Golden Scepter's sixth-born son; while she's extremely wealthy because of it, she refuses to use her divine abilities for her own benefit, only empowering both herself and her family so they can all perform their duties better.
  • Adult Fear: Her little sister Apple Bloom wandered away from Twilight while they're away doing errands for Zecora in the Everfree Forest, and was nearly killed by an anti-Cutie Mark cult of deranged zombies led by their equally insane leader, Grey Hoof. She proceeded to make it clear that if Grey Hoof went after Apple Bloom again, she'll "applebuck" him seven ways across Equus. Because of this, she would also repeatedly shake Mitta's hoof in gratitude for saving her sister once they met in person.
  • Amazonian Beauty: She's very muscular due to a life of working at Sweet Apple Acres and fighting various threats to Equestria, but despite this, she remains fairly attractive. This became more apparent following her Ascension to demi-godhood.
  • Animalistic Abomination: Unlike her husband, Prince Clear Voice, and her demi-divine in-laws within the Terran Royal Family, she's relatively more eldritch in comparison and, due to her belief on Honesty, far more willing to show off her true Alicorn form, like the Musical Pony's chest gem and the Sea Pony's aquatic gills/tail. She also has one large eye concealed on the underside of her wings, the left eye being "Cruel Truth" and the right eye being "Kind Truth", something that no other Alicorn has. Being a demigoddess of Honesty and Truth, Applejack/Veritas doesn't see any reason to not show everyone the full scope of what she is.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: She's a Terran/Equestrian Alicorn demigoddess who embodies Honesty, Truth, and Family.
  • Badass Teacher: She's a famed Equestrian heroine, the (now former) Bearer of Honesty, and a royal Alicorn demigoddess who's married to a Terran Prince. One of the things she did after the School of Friendship's public introduction was become a teacher there.
  • Bad Liar: On top of not willing to tell one as a matter of principle, she is also an abysmal liar who could not deceive others even if her life depends on it.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Gender-inverted. After learning that Grey Hoof and his followers tried to kill Apple Bloom, she vowed to "applebuck" him seven ways across Equus if he came after her younger sister again.
  • Big Eater: She had a huge "appetite of a grown stallion" as a baby, and this was before she Ascended to demi-godhood. She passed on this trait to her daughter, Princess Baby Applejack, much to the astonishment of her husband, Prince Clear Voice, when it emerged during a banquet.
  • Birds of a Feather: What led to her and Clear Voice befriending and, later, falling in love with each other. They both shared many traits such as Brutal Honesty, a good work ethic, and dedication/loyalty to their families, as well as a stubborn pride that made them butt heads at times.
  • The Chosen One:
    • She and the rest of the Mane Six were chosen to wield the Elements of Harmony due to having specific qualities that resonated with each Element. In her case, her Element was Honesty, being willing to show/tell people the truth even when it hurts.
    • Sometime after defeating the Storm King, she and the Mane Six would be chosen by the Tree of Harmony to go on missions to aid others, both within Equestria and beyond the country's borders. This would lead to events like bringing the Yaks out of isolation and bringing the Hippogriffs/Sea Ponies back to the surface.
  • Cool Uncle: Gender-inverted. After marrying Prince Clear Voice and becoming part of the Terran royal family, she became a loving aunt towards Mercy and other young children who were adopted/sired by Clear Voice's older/younger brothers.
  • Determinator: Her entry notes she's known for being extremely stubborn. This can be detrimental at times, such as turning her work ethic into Workaholic tendencies, or refusing to believe that her way of doing things might not actually be the best way.
  • Eternal Love: What her marriage to Clear Voice later evolved to. At first, due to her being mortal at the time, Clear Voice feared he'll eventually outlive her, making their relationship a Mayfly–December Romance. However, she would help Clear Voice overcome his fears, and later on she would Ascend to demi-godhood thanks to training under Amour-De-Soi, being exposed to a lot of Primordial Quintessence from other (demi-)divine beings, and fighting off the Poenan Pantheon.
  • Eyes Do Not Belong There: After Ascending to demi-godhood and becoming an Alicorn, she gained two eyes on the undersides of her wings, one on each wing. Both eyes are part of her domain of Truth - the right eye, "Kind Truth" is described as being kind and loving, and has the ability to make people see comforting, encouraging truths about themselves when they gaze into it. The left eye, "Cruel Truth", is described as being draconic and fierce, and has the ability to make people see harsh, negative truths about themselves when they gaze into it. Both eyes become nearly invisible when closed, and when both are open, gazing upon them allows people to bear witness to the "Balanced Truth".
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: She has a light yellow mane and tail, and she's a renowned Equestrian heroine who's part of the 'Mane Six'. This hasn't changed for her at all after Ascending to demi-godhood.
  • Happily Married: Eventually to Prince Clear Voice of the Terran Empire, even having a child together. This may be surprising to some, due to Clear Voice being far older than Applejack and coming from a royal background, unlike her... until one considers the fact that they are both very much alike, being dutiful, reliable, honest and stubborn to a fault as well as sharing many similar beliefs.
  • Heroic Lineage: She's descended from the original Applejack and her line, Perfect Kingdom/Robot Rider of the Four Riders, and Second Age heroes Saint Sweetheart and her husband, Teddy. The original Applejack in particular is speculated In-Universe to have been the same heroine who allied herself with and aided Queen Majesty, Emperor Golden Scepter's adoptive daughter and biological descendant.
  • Holy Hand Grenade: She possesses a natural affinity for holy magic due to being a Fourth Age descendant of Sweetheart, a legendary heroine from the Second Age. However, she didn't use it for much of her life until she started dating Clear Voice, after which she became The Paladin upon combining her holy magic with her physical abilities.
  • Humble Hero: Despite her fairly recent transformation into a demi-Alicorn goddess and the power/status upgrades that came with it, she merely saw the boons as merely new and better ways to uphold her existing duties to the farm and new duties in both the Equestrian Principalities and the Terran Empire. She even refuses to use the new abilities and strength from her newfound demi-divinity to make Apple-harvesting easier for herself (although she did use her powers to buff her family and massively heighten their stamina).
  • Mama Bear: She loves her immediate family, extended relatives, and in-laws, and is extremely proud of them all. This means that she is enraged with those who try harming any one of the above, as an assassin who tried killing her husband, Prince Clear Voice, learned the hard way.
  • Mayfly–December Romance: She was still a mortal mare at the time when she hooked up with and eventually married the immortal Clear Voice, causing the Terran Prince to fear the possibility of losing her like he lost his mortal mother, Blessed Skies. She would help Clear Voice get over his fears, though, and her Ascension to demi-godhood as Princess Veritas proved his fears to be unfounded.
  • Mistaken for Gay: Her intense yet close friendship/rivalry with Rainbow Dash/Princess Fidelitas is interpreted by some In-Universe adaptations as a lesbian relationship. In real life, their relationship remained strictly platonic, though she admits she can understand why some people might see it that way.
  • Modest Royalty: After Ascending to demi-godhood and becoming an Alicorn, she starts wearing royal barding made of bronze with a very minimalist design. She also refuses to wear a crown, only opting to wear a regal-looking hat that Rarity made for her whenever she needs to dress formally. Her choice of regalia reflects her honest, reliable, and dutiful character.
  • Mutants: She's described here as an Earthpony mare with a "Happy Tail" mutation, which is actually very common in equine species. This is how she can wield her lassos, both mundane and divine versions.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After losing her parents, Bright Mac and Buttercup (nee Pear Butter), to a tragic incident, she would run away from Sweet Apple Acres and move to Manehattan to live with her wealthy relatives, the Orange family. But after witnessing Rainbow Dash's Sonic Rainboom and becoming incredibly homesick, she realized she was foolish to subject her immediate family to more loss by abandoning them to their grief, and went back home.
  • Official Couple: She falls in love with Prince Clear Voice and eventually marries him, as their respective personalities match each other's very well.
  • One Steve Limit: Enforced. Part of the reason why she decided to name herself 'Veritas' is because she's naming her newborn daughter 'Applejack', which is a standing tradition in her family. She claims that this way, it'll be less confusing for people when referring to either of them.
  • Parental Abandonment: She would lose her parents, Bright Mac and Buttercup (formerly Pear Butter following a severe falling-out with the Pear family), to a tragic incident shortly after the birth of her little sister, Apple Bloom. While the exact circumstances behind said incident are unknown, the loss traumatized her and she moved to Manehattan to live with her wealthy relatives, the Oranges, to escape her pain. It's not until witnessing Rainbow Dash's Sonic Rainboom that she returns home, having become incredibly homesick and realizing she was foolish in subjecting her immediate family to more grief by leaving them behind.
  • Prehensile Tail: Applejack's Happy Tail mutation comes in this form - she has a magic field that is channeled through her tail hair, allowing her to use said tail like an extra limb. It also allows her to use her normal (and later divine) lassos.
  • Related in the Adaptation: She's Golden Scepter's daughter-in-law via her marriage of his sixth-born son, Prince Clear Voice, as well as a sister-in-law of the rest of the Terran Princes. They had no such relations in their respective canons.
  • The Reliable One: On top of honesty, Applejack is characterized by her dependability, reliability and hard-working attitude in terms of personality, wishing to help her family and friends any way she could to the best of her abilities. Sharing this trait with the similarly reliable and determined Prince Clear Voice is what led to them falling in love.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: She has delivered at least two in her entry.
    • During the "League of Domination" crisis, she made a scathing deconstruction of Chrysalis, Cozy Glow, and Tirek's collective motives, pointing out how their desire for revenge originated from personal mistakes and flaws that they blamed others for, and how they ensured their own downfalls by craving power and domination over others instead of being satisfied with what they already had in front of them.
      Princess Applejack/Veritas: Yah blame us for all your woes and want revenge?! Well guess what: if yah want tah blame somepony for everything, look in a mirror! Tirek, yah were the crown prince of a country and YOU decided yah loved power more than yer kin! YOU threw yer brother away like trash! Chrysalis, yer ma has ALWAYS loved ya and wanted ya tah be part of the family, but YOU couldn't stand anybody but you to get the attention and threw it all away! You'd still be Queen if yah'd just listened tah Thorax! And Cozy? The School of Friendship and all of us accepted yah with open hooves and wanted tah be yer friends, but yah decided tah throw it all away to take over! We wanted tah have yah, but yah wanted power more! You lot have NOBODY tah blame for the situation yer in but yourselves! Every bad thing tah ever happen tah any of yah was yer own faults and yah won't accept it! And that's the honest truth!...So either give up and maybe try tah fix it, or take yer lumps like other creatures!
    • She would also deliver one to the Angiris/Poenan goddess Lamperielpida during their confrontation, pointing out that for all her supposed benevolence and compassion, she's really enabling her followers' fanaticism and other worst traits by promoting faith among them in the form of self-deception and excuses to justify their hypocritical, insidious, and extreme actions. It actually triggers her Ascension to demi-godhood.
      Princess Applejack/Veritas: This ain't faith! Yah ain't helping these ponies and gods build faith in a greater cause! Yah ain't makin' 'em have faith in justice! Yer ENABLING them! You're helping them lie tah themselves that everything they're doin' is right! Yer coverin' up all the rotten things they do and encouraging 'em not tah think about it! Yah want real faith, go talk tah Blue Suede Heartstrings about the King of Heaven! THAT is true faith! If yah want ponies tah have faith, Ah'm all for it! But the TRUTH is this: when faith is used as an excuse tah do rotten things, it ain't faith anymore! It's SELF-DECEPTION AND EXCUSES!
  • Shattering the Illusion: Given her domains of Honesty and Truth, as well as her former position as Bearer of the Element of Honesty, she has the power of breaking through lies, illusions and other forms of obfuscation. This makes her especially dangerous to enemies who uses or are extensively empowered by lies and dishonesty, such as the Summer Court Changelings.
  • Signature Head Gear: As in canon, she always wears a brown Stetson hat, which she inherited from her late father, Bright Mac. It's noted she keeps the real hat at home while she wears copies of it in case her hat might get damaged or destroyed.
  • The Smurfette Principle: While it's by marriage, she's Golden Scepter's only living female daughter who is also an Alicorn demigod, as Queen Majesty is deceased and currently living in the Enchanted Throne as a spiritual adviser for the Queens of Friendship, having never Ascended to godhood for fear of becoming a tyrant.
  • Super Empowering: Her domain of Family allows her to passively buff those she considers her family, making them more powerful.
  • Telepathy: Her domain of Family allows her to telepathically communicate with those she considers her family. She can also bring positive family memories to the forefront of those around her, helping cool tempers between family members and aiding in reconciliation.
  • Two Girls to a Team: While she's Golden Scepter's only daughter by marriage, she became one of two Alicorn (demi-)goddesses in the Terran Royal Family overall after Golden Scepter adopted Princess Tiffany/Regina as his granddaughter.
  • Youthful Freckles: She has white freckles, and she would eventually become an Alicorn demigoddess after exposing herself to Primordial Quintessence from various deities and demi-deities, training under Amour-De-Soi's tutelage, and getting married to Prince Clear Voice, all which culminated in a confrontation with the Poenan goddess Lamperielpida.

Alternative Title(s): Codex Equus Bright Eyes, Codex Equus Red Blade, Codex Equus Death Shroud, Codex Equus Clear Voice, Codex Equus Forging Scales, Codex Equus Blazing Hoof

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