Seen for Who You Are, chapter 1 The Story Begins Twilight Sparkle was in her castle reading a legal document, and for once in her life she felt hostility toward reading (who else would I start the story with? Discord? Maybe I'll do that next time). The reason why was some "it's not fair" group combined with a few bureaucrats and one or two bozos who had brought dragons home with them and caused huge collateral damage all meant that she was now considering the approval of various dragon licensing law suggestions (she having apt experience, and being directly referenced in the "it's not fair"-ers law suit anyway). The problem was that this meant a ton of reading work to come to the conclusion she was fairly sure she would make: dragons should have the same naturalization laws that foreign pony immigrants had, since they were also personally intelligent. This, of course, would probably mean she would have to go through some hoops with Spike, but worst case scenario it would take about a month. The problem right now was all
This yearThis year, to end
In six minutes flat,
Has held many things
- and big ones at that.
This year is the last
My birthday's in school.
And we took great advantage
Of the community pool.
This year, Donald Trump
Has made a decision
to respect Jerusalem
(which is threatened with fission).
As we come to the end
Of twenty seventeen,
we must keep our prayers
- our best fighting skills -
And now it is midnight.
The old year as ended.
Though I think that my title
Shall not be appended.
Some of you probably hate me
For this poem's third stanza.
But I'm asking you now
not to throw me bananza. (meaning bullets in old western style)
Two minutes in the year,
And my battery's dying.
So to to you, God be with you!
And now I'm goodbye-ing.
Christmas LetterDear Santa,
First off, I would like one of those music boxes that use paper tape music for Christmas. I was going to tell you about what I've done this year, but your reindeer workers probably know all that. Then that made me think of how much mail you get, and I want to know how do you read it all? I know that government ponies have secretaries that read their mail for them, and write down what you want to vote for, so I think maybe you do something like that. Thankyou for doing the Christmas thing every year. You look nice on my Christmas card.
Scincerely (Rarity told me that was a right word), Sweetie Belle.
Pea ess Rarity is my big sister.
Dear Sweetie Belle,
My name is Darcy, and I'm the mail unit manager at the North Pole. To answer your question Santa doesn't read most of the mail. It's usually the same types of things (the most common being a present request), so a group of reindeer sort it into categories based on those types, and then there is a reindeer for each type to
wonderwoman's obscure powersAfter scouring the internet, I got a pretty good idea of the popular wonderwoman. After watching the first episode, I discovered some rather unmentioned powers of hers.
Ability to instantly predict future cumbersomeness of garments.
Change outfits without explosion (takes longer).
Lasso does not require tying as it completely debilitates the captive once looped twice.
Completely avoid physical consequences of emotional embarrassment.
Land a plane just about anywhere.
Predict her power limits with supreme accuracy.
Infinitely flexible vocal impersonation.
A Visitor, part 1Part 1: The Arrival
Twilight Sparkle did not know how long she had been lying on that cloud, and had no idea how to get off: she was immobilized. Whether by magic or science she did not know, but she was getting more and more anxious. She was very groggy, and could barely move (though this was not because of any pain). She could hear quite a commotion below her (or at least she was pretty sure which way was down); she even occasionally heard her name being called. Since she did not know where the cloud's edge was, whether or not the cloud was thinner around her than under her, or how high up she was, she decided not to try and roll over for a better view. What she did know was that she had just left Sweet Acres after having lunch with AJ and Pinky and was heading to do some careful exploration of the Castle of the Two Sisters when something hit her. She had felt a sharp prick of pain at her side, but when she turned to look she lost her balance and then all her other senses as well. Re