From One Artifact To AnotherDear Princess Luna,From One Artifact To Another by Kaigen42
A thousand years.
You might be the only pony who has any chance of grasping what that means for the Crystal Empire. What it means to close your eyes and wake up with the world advanced around you by a millenium. It might not even strike you the way it strikes us, since you are, after all, a goddess with a lifespan measured in millennia, so let me just repeat that for emphasis.
A thousand years.
The world has changed and our culture is now hopelessly out of date. A relic of the distant past. We're confronting ideas and inventions that we were never supposed to have to face. Princess Cadenza and Prince Armor do what they can to explain the world to us, but they can only do so much. P&P Railroad wants to build a railroad connection to the Crystal Empire. We can barely grapple with the idea of a train. It's an invention whose precursors and forebears were not even a glimmer on the horizon when we disappeared. Princess Cadenza did her best to explain the concept t
Ancient History (Drabble)Where there had been a thriving crystal city, there was only arctic wasteland.Ancient History (Drabble) by Kaigen42
"We have defeated King Sombra, dear sister!" The princess triumphantly exclaimed.
Her sister was much more subdued. "Yes, but he took the entire Crystal Empire with him. I can't help but wonder whether there was a better way, or if we should even have gotten involved at all."
"How can you say that? Sombra was evil, and a threat to Equestria besides. Against such a foe, there can be no holding back!"
"Is there no reason, no circumstance that could justify an alternative, Luna?"
"None, dear Celestia."
Rarity Drag DrabbleRarity scrutinized herself in the mirror, adjusting her tie magically. Applejack looked on with bemusement.Rarity Drag Drabble by Kaigen42
"Ah have to admit, Rarity, you're the last mare ah'd expect to, well-"
"-to dress like a stallion? Applejack, darling, when it comes right down to it, I live for style and fashion," she slicked her hair back with a hoof, "and sometimes nothing is more roguishly stylish than dressing in drag." Satisfied with her appearance, she grinned devilishly at Applejack's reflection, which blushed and gulped nervously, "Now, you can either put that suit on, or I'm going to pull out the 'frou frou' dresses."