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Stockholm is a series of Comedy/Grimdark Romance fanfics of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic written by Nintendogal55 and Lily Orchard.

Plot synopsis: When out on a retreat in a family cabin, Fluttershy discovers that Rainbow Dash is intersex and had been carrying a torch for her for quite a while. Feeling like things are going stale in her relationship with Big Macintosh, Fluttershy opts to have an affair with her. However, Rainbow's own personal issues start to get in the way of what she thought was supposed to be a sexual bliss. While having to deal with Rainbow's sexual kink for teenagers, she also finds herself being the rock for Twilight's abusive marriage.

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The Dash Family is a follow-up to the events of Stockholm. Both the Dash and Sparkle families now live together, trying to overcome their many obstacles and personal issues. It takes place over the course of many years as the story progresses. Focus even shifts to the two children, Sunrise and Spectrum, as they grow up in a house of two dysfunctional but loving families.

The Razzle Dazzle takes place during the events and timeline of Stockholm. It focuses on the story of Adagio Dazzle, Sonata Dusk, Aria Blaze, and eventually Sunset Shimmer. Adagio is focused on her goal of one day opening her own strip club, but is unsuccessful in gaining financial backing. She then eventually meets Sonata Dusk, a young teenage girl on the emotional brink. The two form a loving bond, with Sonata even helping Adagio get a loan for her club. Eventually, the two escape into the night, and bring the Razzle Dazzle up from the ground. Along with that, they also form a loving family along with Aria and Sunset.

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The Littlest Dazzle is a direct sequel to The Razzle Dazzle, taking place shortly after Adagio's tragic death alongside the timeline of The Dash Family. The Dazzles prepare to add to their little family as Sonata decides to have a baby. But not only that, they're able to make Adagio's dream come true and memorialize her in the process.

Illicit Disco is Pinkie Pie's story, taking place before, during and after the other tales in the series. It tells of her family life, incestuous relationship with her sister Maud; how she met, bonded, and eventually married her husband, Discord, later followed by having two children. Alongside her own story, she plays an important role in affecting the lives of her dearest friends and making them happy.

The stories were cancelled during the middle of The Littlest Dazzle and currently there are no plans to continue them.

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    Tropes Present Throughout The Series 
  • Author Tract: The series in its entirety hammers the point home that nobody will believe whatever justifications you provide for your terrible behavior.
    • Stockholm: Twilight and Ascentia have a rightfully difficult time convincing people that their marriage has gotten past Twilight's abuse. Additionally, Rainbow has to be dragged kicking and screaming into a doctor's office and later the psychiatric hospital.
    • The Razzle Dazzle: Sonata tries very hard to give the cliche "love" excuses for running off with Adagio. However nobody accepts it. Even Adagio lets Sonata's parents and Aria have their say. They only give in when the decision is to either drop it or never see Sonata again.
    • Illicit Disco: Pinkie has to constantly tell people she's fine when the war in Karadun starts to affect her, especially after witnessing the nuke.
    • This is actually subverted with the parameters of each relationship. The series paints the abusive relationship between Twilight and Ascentia, the incest between the Dash and Sparkle families, and the age differences with the Dazzlings and Pinkie as a matter-of-fact event. It simply happens and the stories make no effort to promote or demonize them. The authors are on record as wanting the reader to analyze and decide for themselves if each relationship is healthy or not.
    • Invoked heavily with the mob that attacks the Dash home after news of Rainbow's history gets out, despite having already served her sentence and made many large strides into good mental health. The mob is practically slaughtered by Ascentia. Lily has a well documented hatred of people who take the law into their own hands and flat out ignore the justice and rehabilitation system.

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  • A Date with Rosie Palms: Rainbow has a few moments of this, especially given that she has the part for it. Fluttershy in one scene attempts this, but with no luck.
  • All Abusers Are Male: In a rare subversion. Twilight reveals to have once had a history of abusing Ascentia. And in fact has continued this trend under the assumption that Ascentia enjoyed it.
  • Babies Everafter: The epilogue features both Twilight and Fluttershy sometime after having given birth to their children. Twilight has a girl, whom she names Sunrise. Fluttershy has a boy, naming him Spectrum. Ascentia is present for the former, but it's Scootaloo who's around for the latter. Despite her absence, Fluttershy recounts that Rainbow was excited for their baby to be born.
  • Badass Decay: At some point in the story, Ascentia had devolved from a smug, arrogant woman with an air for trouble to a reserved and submissive pet to Twilight. It's not explained when this happened, but it is assumed that Twilight's abuse is what brought this on.
  • Bittersweet Ending: Despite both couples largely coming to a happy end, Rainbow is still committed to a mental hospital and Ascentia is diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and hinted that she may never recover.
  • Book-Ends: Somewhat, anyway. The story begins and ends with Rainbow and Fluttershy having sex.
  • Break the Cutie: Pretty much every humanized MLP character get's a moment like this.
  • But I Would Really Enjoy It: This element comes up at moments when Rainbow is coming to terms with her fetish for teenage girls. Before and then after she nearly gives in to Sweetie Belle's Fille Fatale advances.
    • Sweetie Belle herself justifies this as she gives in to her urges. However, she comes to find she will indeed regret it if it did end up happening.
    • Even Fluttershy had a brief moment of this earlier on, but is actually the only one who ever truly gave in to her temptations.
  • Childhood Friend Romance: Rainbow and Fluttershy had been friends since nursery school before eventually getting together.
    • Subverted with Twilight and Ascentia, who met and got together when they were seniors in high school.
  • Clingy Jealous Girl: Fluttershy becomes a very mild example of this. In spite of the irony, she eventually comes to terms that she doesn't want to share Rainbow Dash with others.
    • It later becomes averted, as she joins Rainbow in a threesome on two occasions. One of which being with Pinkie.
  • Covert Pervert: Rainbow Dash is secretly nursing a fetish for young girls.
    • While Nintendogal is experienced with it, Lily has long been uncomfortable writing smut. Something that 40% of the story consists of.
  • Darker and Edgier: Aside from exceptions and such; it by far the darkest work the two have made. Much to both the chagrin and intrigue of one of the authors.
  • Dark Fic: While initially starting like a typical shipfic, the story begins with some slightly questionable themes and then quickly plummets into very uncomfortable territory in the second act.
  • Deconstruction Fic: Every character attempts every cliche of shipping fanfiction, and they fail every single time.
  • Demonization
    • Rainbow Dash is a closet pedophile.
    • Fluttershy is an adulterer.
    • Twilight Sparkle is an abuser and rapist.
    • Ascentia Kortai has severe Stockholm Syndrome.
    • Sweetie Belle is a Fille Fatale.
    • Pretty much every character is portrayed to be (on some level) quite flawed or somehow mentally unstable. It's less about demonizing and more of a showcasing of real problems and flaws.
  • Destructive Romance
    • Ascentia is being physically and sexually abused by Twilight, and yet refuses to leave her. In fact, she reacts to the very idea of their marriage ending with outright hostility.
    • It's slightly averted with Rainbow and Fluttershy, as they are not abusive with each other, but more with themselves, which eventually affects their relationship.
  • Devoted to You
    • Ascentia is quite (somewhat unhealthily) devoted to Twilight through everything.
    • Even in the worst of moments, Fluttershy remains devoted to Rainbow Dash.
    • Lusting after teenage girls and other women may hold Rainbow's attention, but beyond her abnormal sex drive; she's only ever had eyes for Fluttershy.
  • Domestic Abuse: Twilight both physically and sexually abuses Ascentia.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: The ending itself, while still leaving a lot in the air, does have the characters in much better places with themselves and each other.
  • Ethical Slut: Pinkie is this to a tee. She does sleep around and has a Sugar Daddy, but she's completely honest to everyone she shares it with and never misleads or lies.
  • Fool for Love: Ascentia is an example of this, as she is a strong and badass kind of woman. Put her together with Twilight and she's completely taken by how adorkable she is. Their first meeting becomes an indication of that transition.
  • Foreshadowing: When Twilight breaks up with Ascentia during High School, Ascentia hits rock bottom. Locking herself in her bedroom, neglecting to shower, gorging on junk food and drinking herself into a stupor. Fast forward to their marriage and Ascentia willfully suffers through Twilight's abuse out of fear of their relationship ending again.
  • Friends with Benefits: Fluttershy's cheating was justified as this and how she and Rainbow started off. Even to the point where one of them would casually ask for some sexual play as if they were asking to pass the salt.
  • Genki Girl: Pinkie. She has a lot of energy in every scene she's in.
  • Happily Married: Taking out all the domestic abuse and Stockholm Syndrome, Twilight and Ascentia are still happily married.
  • Harem Seeker: While not explicitly having a harem, Pinkie Pie is portrayed to be very amorous, having slept with most of her friends and some other people.
  • Have I Mentioned I Am Heterosexual Today?: Fluttershy gets called out for being gay every time she denies it at first. She had admitted to being confused when upon realizing her own attraction to Rainbow Dash. It then became unclear, though she seemed more demisexual than anything. Eventually, she conceded to being gay.
  • Humans Are Bastards: Every character is portrayed as outright amoral (though often without conscious malicious intent), and all the ponies have been Humanized. Though the situations have more to do with their emotional roller coasters and improper judgement than anything.
  • I Didn't Mean to Turn You On: Fluttershy unwittingly ended up inflicting this on Rainbow for years. Even when she actually knows, she apologizes for having done so.
  • Lampshade Hanging: Ascentia does this for Fluttershy and Rainbow Dash very early on.
    Ascentia: Two best friends spending a lovely winter weekend at a cabin in the woods? One of them is gay? Tell me that’s not the plot to one of Twilight’s crappy romance novels?
  • Love Confession: One of the more tender moments of the story was Fluttershy not only admitting her love for Rainbow Dash to herself, but out loud to her. Rainbow in turn reciprocated and the two hugged each other.
  • Love Epiphany: Moments like this were expressed in the current story and a flashback.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: Slightly averted, as it has more to do with their own inner demons than love itself.
  • Love Martyr: Ascentia.
  • Lust Object: Fluttershy's anxiety and insecurities has her believing she is this Rainbow, which is not true.
  • Masochism Tango: The abuse between Twilight and Ascentia is intially thought of as this.
  • May–December Romance: Somewhat subverted when Pinkie Pie eventually reveals that she got sexually involved with Discord, who was older than her, since she was seventeen. He is more or less a Sugar Daddy to her.
  • Mood Whiplash: Both Rainbow Dash's latent pedophilia for teenage girls and Twilight's abuse of Ascentia are romanticized at first in their respective arcs, and then are whipped around into very Grim Dark territory when it is revealed that the characters are more negatively affected by it than originally shown.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Pretty much everyone has one or more moments of this. Most notably are:
    • Twilight realizing the extent of the damage her abuse on Ascentia had been.
    • Rainbow Dash nearly giving in to Sweetie Belle and seeing that it ruined her relationship.
    • Fluttershy getting caught by the Apple Family of her adultery, especially in how it hurt Apple Bloom.
    • Sweetie Belle blaming herself for having goaded Rainbow Dash into having sex with her and ruining everything.
    • Ascentia has one of her own, where she inadvertently reveals Fluttershy's cheating to Sweetie Belle. It's notable for the fact that she's genuinely remorseful for making such a tactless remark. Twilight even calls her "Gabby" as in "Gabby Gums" right out of the Ponyville Confidential episode.
  • Only Sane Woman: Twilight.
    • She is the only person who seems to think that Rainbow's volatile anger, sexual desire towards minors, and out of control emotions might require some kind of professional help and has her hospitalized.
    • She tries very hard to solve her abuse issues with psychological help, despite her wife fighting against her at every turn about it.
    • She is the only character who seems genuinely remorseful at the horrible things she's done throughout the story and works tooth and nail to get better, while very other character is constantly making excuses.
  • Raging Stiffie: When Rainbow isn't engaged in pretty much anything else, she's horny and usually sports a boner.
  • Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: Everything from hardcore sex, to beatings, to Rainbow Dash's fantasies about the Cutie Mark Crusaders are laid out in full for the readers to see. However, Twilight recalling how she raped Ascentia on numerous occasions are glossed over without details.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: Quite a few of these are given. One notable example is the Crusaders plus the main characters giving one to Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon. The end result has the two bullies apologizing for their actions and making amends with the Crusaders.
  • Romanticized Abuse: Twilight's repeated beating and raping of Ascentia is initially played as this before the Mood Whiplash kicks in.
  • Screw Yourself: A bizarre fantasy eventually leads to Rainbow getting sexually involved (and even falling in love) with... herself. It's actually her fantasizing about having sex with a clone of herself, who is a personification of a personality trait. Even Fluttershy gets in on on the action. It Makes Sense in Context.
  • Second-Act Breakup
    • This happens in a flashback between Ascentia and Twilight.
    • While having neither specifically said anything about breaking up, it becomes clear that they're over when a heated argument ensues between Rainbow and Fluttershy and the latter of the two is told to leave. Scootaloo later reveals to Apple Bloom and Sweetie Belle that they did indeed break up.
    • Big Macintosh ends things with Fluttershy when the Apples catch her and Rainbow Dash in the middle of sexual play.
  • Secret Relationship: Despite it being a cheat fest under the impression of Friends with Benefits, Rainbow and Fluttershy started off as this before somehow getting caught or called out.
  • Shout-Out: So many to name. Ranging from song lyrics, movie/show/game title drops, character name drops, and so forth. Some are more obvious than others.
  • Shown Their Work: Ascentia's desperation and near denial of Twilight's abuse, coupled with her volatile mood swings are painfully accurate of victims of more brutal domestic abuse.
  • Sickeningly Sweethearts
    • In spite of its origin, Twilight affectionately calls Ascentia by the nickname of Kitten. They display a lot of tender moments together.
    • Aside from their playful, rough, dirty-talking sexcapades, Rainbow and Fluttershy are very sweet and tender to one another. Especially in saying they love each other at least once a chapter.
  • Smitten Teenage Girl: The Cutie Mark Crusaders, especially Sweetie Belle.
  • Snarky Inanimate Object: The radio in Ascentia's car seems to be aware of who is in it.
    Radio: You can beat me, hurt me, rape me, kill me, but don’t touch the dials in my fucking car!
    Change
    Radio: You can look into my eyes and pretend all you want. But I know, I know your love is just a lie.
    Change
    Radio: Bitch got a penis! Bitch got a penis! Bitch got a-
    Rainbow smashes the radio.
  • Stockholm Syndrome
    • The title comes from this.
    • In the second act of the story, Ascentia very clearly shows symptoms of Stockholm Syndrome. So much so that even one of the story's authors admitted to being scared of her.
    • Fluttershy also shows symptoms of Stockholm Syndrome toward Rainbow Dash, which serves as a Take That! to obsessive shipping fanfiction.
  • Take That!: Doctor Firebrand delivers quite the jab to the side of the brony fandom that comes up with ridiculous headcanons out of nowhere.
    Dr Firebrand: Princess Celestia herself admits to ogling people on occasion, that’s hardly grounds to start making hurtful puns out of her name.
  • Take That, Audience!: Rainbow Dash's pedophilia and Twilight's abuse of Ascentia are played rather light-heartedly (even having entire smut scenes dedicated to them) before the story turns around and portrays both these issues very seriously and the situation get's highly disturbing very fast.
    • Especially if a reader had been previously enjoying the sex scenes devoted to them and now has to watch Ascentia break down in tears wondering why Twilight keeps hitting her, or Rainbow Dash have a nervous breakdown after nearly giving in and molesting Sweetie Belle.
  • They Really Do Love Each Other: In spite of all the dark elements of the story, there is no question that the couples in question truly do love each other.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: A number of things went unresolved by the story's end. Rainbow is still in the mental hospital, with no clear indication when she will be released. Fluttershy is now a single working mother to Scootaloo and to her infant son, while still getting therapy of her own. Twilight is also still getting treatment and seeking stress relievers, but also learns that Ascentia has Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This was due to the domestic abuse over the years and had severely broken her mentally. Fluttershy's family, mentioned to be emotionally blackmailing to her, have yet to find out what had been happening with Fluttershy's life and how they'll react. It's unclear as to what can or will happen in the long run and left to the readers to decide. Despite that, the bittersweet ending also manages to offer a nice resolve in some way.
  • Wrong Genetic Sex: Rainbow Dash has fully functional male genitalia.
  • Your Cheating Heart: Fluttershy cheats on Big Macintosh with Rainbow Dash.
  • Yuri Genre: Pretty much every couple featured, with some exceptions, are lesbians.

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     The Razzle Dazzle 
  • Cruel Twist Ending: Adagio's death comes out of nowhere. Sonata gets a phone call after the fact and the reader only finds out when she does. There are no final moments save for the chapter beforehand. Sadly Truth in Television in that this is typically how most people learn about the loss of a loved one.
  • Fan Nickname: invoked "Mommydagio" and "Mamadagio" quickly became the go to name for fanon portrayals of Adagio that paint her as motherly or being the guardian of the other two sirens.
    • Sona-baby has started to take off as well.
  • May–December Romance: While Adagio's age tends to alter based on the writer's memory, there is at least a fifteen year age-gap between her and Sonata.
  • Sickeningly Sweethearts: Adagio and Sonata.

     The Littlest Dazzle 

     Illicit Disco 

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