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Fan Fic / The Thing Beneath The Sea

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The Thing Beneath the Sea is a My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fan fiction that crosses over with Cloverfield. The author wrote it in an effort to break a writers block but he admits he was surprised the two franchises never crossed over.

The plot basically consists of the Mane 6 facing down the monster in Dodge Junction but not before it's destroyed Baltimare and pretty much freaked the Princesses out.


The Thing Beneath The Sea contains examples of:

  • Ambiguous Gender: The monster is referred to as it or the monster but never referred to as her or he.
  • Bug War: The monster's parasites when they fight the Mane 6.
  • Doomed Hometown: Subverted. This is what would have happened to Ponyville but the Mane 6 stopped the monster. Dodge Junction on the other hand is obliterated.
  • Dwindling Party: Averted. None of the Mane 6 are killed. This seems like the kind of story where it could happen, but it dosen't.
  • Gorn: Twilight and Rarity's magic causes the parasites to explode in bloody pieces.
  • Kaiju: Duh.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: When the parasites invade the town. There is hardly dialogue before one of them attacks Fluttershy.
  • Nightmare Fuel: In universe with the monster. Though it's not hard to see why.
  • Sequel Hook: Word of God says that it's possible for a sequel to happen.
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  • Silence Is Golden: There's not a lot of dialogue. Most of the first chapter is spent describing the monster.


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