Although her plans to be Discovered at the Canterlot fashion trade show were a bust, Rarity remains undaunted. Instead, with a little help from her father, she has purchased the abandoned Carousel Boutique, converting it into her own dress shop. After all, with the trainline soon to connect Ponyville directly to Canterlot and places even further abroad, there's a lot of potential in her own home town.
Of course, starting one's own business is never easy, especially not when it's something that ponies consider purely a luxury item...
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Tropes found in this story include:
- The Kindness Of Strangers: In a Call-Back to its prequel, Pinkie Pie's random decision to be nice to Rarity sets up the first real step to Rarity gaining a place in Ponyville.
- Stranger in a Familiar Land: As Rarity becomes painfully aware, all that time at boarding school means she has become essentially a complete stranger in her own home town.