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King of Chaos

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"What are you doing now King of Chaos? What is this new act you seem to want to pursue? It is against your essence, against your inner nature. It is better to be true to yourself. To be who you are. That which is destructive, warping and cruel. A truly awful existence, completely detestable with nothing of merit or value. Be yourself Discord. This isn't the real you, and you should not try to be who you're not."

From a dream I had a week ago. It was... a very strange dream. But it had Discord in it so it was pretty awesome.
Copy pasted from my Journal:

I dreamt the 4th season of MLP started and the first episode focused entirely on Discord. The episode focused on his inner turmoil since, in the dream, he wasn't always a being of chaos but a pony, and was twisted in a being of destruction. And since he's decided to change that, more destructive and evil beings than him challenge his mindset, telling him things like he's running from his true nature... and his true nature is a truly awful, terrible thing to be and he's a terrible being for existing, but that he should embrace it, because he is a corrupted life form. He was in a swirling, shapeless cloud while they taunted him, confused about his own powers which are focused on warping and destroying and his new want to be a good person. In a later part of the dream, while travelling with allies, they're wandering through a labyrinth and get split up. The person with Discord says they're afraid for the other 2 people who might end up getting killed by the various traps in the maze, but Discord mentions he'd cast a spell of protection on them so they should be alright. When the 2 missing people rejoin them, joking and laughing, Discords companion scolds them, saying that Discord had to cast such a spell, something that was apparently bad since it goes against Discord's nature, and it was something he should not have been forced to do.

There was also a small bit about he and Celestia (who in the dream is older than him) were very close when they were young, but as Discord grew and embraced his chaotic nature, Celestia grew to resent him, and even now no longer holds any fondness for him. He doesn't wish to rekindle the relationship with her, but he regrets what had happened between them, and there's a painting he had which reminded him of when things were simpler, and they had a friendship together.

There was a lot of other awesome stuff including a giant indoor pool flooding with foam so there's no more up and down, hidden treasures in old castles over grown with thousands of tiny mushrooms and Discord's lair being a little house balanced rather impossibly on an extremely tall pole that you can only get to by flying (which Discord did a lot).

More than likely the beginning of Season 4 will sadly not be this epic :(


Thank you so much for using this as a header EQD! you guys always make my day! :heart: P.S. where is this duck every-one's talking about? D: I can't see it!

Edit: Aaaah, NOW I see it! XDD
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This is gorgeous! I love the stormy background. 
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*adding to favorites*

wow this is wow
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ah this is just majestic.

Discord, have you a cousin or something in Japan?



one of my favorite Discord Fanarts, thank you for this
 wonderful masterpiece :)
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This is beautiful.
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thank you ;w;
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Hrm, it's interesting that we see subtle similarities to this dream in the season 4 finale. ;) It's like you knew.... O_o 
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bunneh icon17 I guess I just kinda know what I wanna see XD
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that background is beautiful and very fitting. i wish i had the patience to make backgrounds like this! (also discord looks awesome ^^)
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Thank you very much :D
To be honest, I haven't done proper backgrounds in a long time XD;; I'm so lazy.
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haha me too ^^
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DUCKY :D aLos discord looks really thoughtful, nice expression. As if he's determined to find his true inner self :)
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He's just epic and CUTE in your style :D  Love the pic and the writing, very interesting indeed!
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wow! :D
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Have you ever just stared at a piece of artwork and just went... "how?"

And not that how as in like, what kind of drawing implements were used, but just "how".

Every time I've seen Discord on MLPFIM he's this sassy, goofy, kinda ugly 2D looking thing, but I feel like you just beautifully bring him to life in your pictures!! It's absolutely astonishing! :D
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Wooow.... I'm going through your gallery are just keep finding things I love...  Seriously great job.
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Thanks so much! X3
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i like it its so coolClapping Pony Icon - Pinkie Pie Clapping Pony Icon - Trixie Clapping Pony Icon - Nightmare Moon Clapping Pony Icon - Queen Chrysalis Clapping Pony Icon - Vinyl Scratch Clapping Pony Icon - Vinyl Scratch Vinyl Scratch The DJ PON-3 Clapping Pony Icon - Babs Seed Clapping Pony Icon - Rainbow Dash Clapping Pony Icon - Lightning Dust 
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Thanks! :D
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In live action, Discord flying like this would be epic as seeing Falcor in "The Neverending Story"!
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.... I need this to happen now. :iconitsbeautifulplz:
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Wow!!! This looks simply AWESOME!!! Truly LOVE it!!! :wow: :omg: :omfg: :O
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Love everything about this picture. Fantastic design and colors. So cool!
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thank you so much! :D
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