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Commission: Will he live?

Commission for quodfuero

He asked for a pony crossover of a scene from the book, "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens.  In this scene, Ebeneezer Scrooge is concerned about Bob Cratchit's son, Tiny Tim's, future as he is very sick and asks the Spirit of Christmas Present if he will make it.  Ironically, Scrooge forgets that he once wished death on Tiny Tim earlier in the book.

Quite a powerful scene from the story.  Not sure what connection Rarity has to Scrooge but Pinkie makes a perfect Spirit of Christmas Present.  :3

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A Christmas Carol © Charles Dickens

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knightcommander's avatar
And interesting note; it's speculated that this scene is also an attack on the ideas of Thomas Malthus, who was one of the first to propose draconian population control measures.
meimei152's avatar
LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!! You have no idea how much I LOVE A Christmas Carol! Way to much for my own good.:PinkyPiela: Letter A - :a: S Alphabets (Words) why dont i turn on the lights  P Alphabets (Words) R Alphabets (Words) I Alphabets (Words) C Alphabets (Words) the letter E L Alphabets (Words) the letter E S Alphabets (Words) S Alphabets (Words) 
TheDreweMaster's avatar
Oh, the silhouette of Spike coughing makes this really effective. :crying:
Nice casting as well. :) 
gaybiez's avatar
Of course Rarity
lightyearpig's avatar
Fluttershy: Ghost of Christmas Past
Pinkie Pie: Ghost of Christmas Present
Discord: Ghost of Christmas Future
i would think that Trixie makes a good scrooge
Hatchetstein4Real's avatar
"If these shadows remained unaltered by the future, the child will die...."
BlazeHeartPanther's avatar
wait, I dont remember reading Scrooge saying Tiny Tim should die, he just said that people who are not sent to the workhouses should die
knightcommander's avatar
Scrooge was condemning all the poor with those words.  The point of the scene is to drive home just how cruel he was being.
BlazeHeartPanther's avatar
AleximusPrime's avatar
You might have read a different version
BlazeHeartPanther's avatar
Im pretty sure it was the real version, my dad is not one to give me a different version. Im pretty sure he had no knoladge of Tim until that scene with him a GCP
gumballkitty's avatar
What did pinkie say?
gumballkitty's avatar
I said What did pinkie say?
AleximusPrime's avatar
what do you mean? 
gumballkitty's avatar
She said something about Tiny Tim dying would decrease something!
AleximusPrime's avatar
notice how it's in quotes.  Also read the description, Rarity's character said the same thing early in the book, Pinkie's character is just quoting them to state the irony and be a little sarcastic.
Siarnaq21's avatar
I didn't think of Christmas Carol at first glance.  I thought of Balto.  The scene where the little girl's got pneumonia or something.
AleximusPrime's avatar
Ah, nice observation!
batosan's avatar
Very well done!
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