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  • Creator's Apathy: Aside from Mykan's "I get it, I just don't like it" mentality, he admitted himself that the MLP segments of the Teen Titans crossovers are there, for the most part, so he can put Teen Titans stories up on FiMFiction. Downplayed with DARKNESS OF DIMENSIONS since Spike is one of Mykan's Dark Angels solely because he fits his criteria for "sympathetic characters", but other than that, the rest still applies.
  • Creator's Favorite:
    • Mykan's favorite OC in this series is Helper Soul for refusing Night Light's friendship, even though a bunch of his other OCs also refuse friendship. He says it's because "if Helper forgave Night Light it wouldn't make things better".
    • Just like usual, Mykan's favorite characters from the series he uses are Beast Boy, Daisuke "Davis" Motomiya, Amari Nobunaga, and Spike as they all fit his views of what makes a "sympathetic character" to him and him alone. As such, they are made into his Dark Angels to punish those with good outcomes in life. Nobunaga is an especially egregious case as he only appeared in four chapters/one episode of his home series and hasn't been seen since.
  • Dear Negative Reader: Shortly after posting the chapter of END OF ENDS where Flurry Heart was killed by Count Logan and the incredibly negative response to it, Mykan released a blog defending his actions and decrying all the people who complained. He was... incredibly callous about it. And that's all we will say on that.
  • Recycled Script: Helper Soul is basically a rehash of previous character traits from earlier stories.
    • A good chunk of stuff from Beast Boy in Equestria happens in the FIF version of END OF ENDS pretty much note for note.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • Zigzagged; While Mykan had always intended for Flurry to die by getting her head ripped off, he initially wrote it as her and Shining Armor dying in the explosion that destroyed Equestria. Apparently, he did it to "prove that it wouldn't change anything and that people would still mock him". He later changed it back to the original head-ripped-off version, but a remnant of the version where Flurry and Shining die in an explosion is still there when Shining is mentioned after he's already died.
    • The sex scene between Terra and Beast Boy in Darkness of Dimensions was originally supposed to be uncensored but after the mods told Mykan he couldn't put it in Mykan was forced to censor it.
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    • The Friendship is Failure version of END OF ENDS was originally supposed to have a revised ending where Beast Boy lives, but runs out on everyone and rejects their apologies, but Mykan decided against it.
    • Similarly Beast Boy in Equestria was supposed to end with the Titans refusing to apologize to Beast Boy causing Beast Boy to abandon EVERYONE and Twilight giving a "Reason You Suck" Speech to the Titans. Once again Mykan changed his mind because he couldn't resist the chance to kill off Beast Boy.
  • Writing by the Seat of Your Pants: Mykan has fully admited he came up with the premise of Darkness of Dimensions before coming up with the plot and a good chunk of the story is made up as he goes. He even had to take a hiatus while he thought up an endgame.