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Fanfic / We Cant All Be Friends

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We Can't All Be Friends is a My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fanfiction by Awesomo3000 that acts as a What If? focusing on the possibility of Starlight rejecting Twilight's offer for friendship. The story can be read here.

We Can't All Be Friends provides examples of:

  • Brought Down to Normal: Starlight's fate in this fic. She does not take it well.
  • Heroic BSoD: Twilight goes through one of these when she fails to redeem Starlight. It takes some comforting and reassurance from Spike to snap her out of it.
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  • I Did What I Had to Do: With great reluctance, Twilight was forced to use the Magic Abolition spell on Starlight.
  • Not So Different: Twilight tried to use this to talk Starlight into redeeming herself. Unlike in canon, she fails.
  • Redemption Rejection: The fic's premise involves Starlight doing this.
  • She Who Fights Monsters: What Twilight fears will happen to her if she used the Magic Abolition spell on Starlight. She uses it anyway with no ill effect on her morality.
  • Sympathy for the Devil: Twilight really feels bad for using the Magic Abolition spell on Starlight and still tries to be friendly with her. Starlight isn't having any of it.
  • Villainous Breakdown: Starlight has one at the revelation of Twilight taking away her ability to use magic.
  • What If?: What if Starlight Glimmer didn't redeem herself?


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