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I write Alternate Universe for Equestria Girls called Equestrian City!

equestriancity.deviantart.com

or

www.equestriancity.com

It combines super hero elements with our favorite characters and some new ones as well!

Check some of it out on the left! :)

BIO:
Ran The Vault of Sonic Fanfiction for a number of years. Started out on my own then went to Artail and then retired after that. Still a Sonic Fan, write my own stuff now.
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Today is one year since surgery. Free and clear n.n *celebrates*
Repealing Net Neutrality
THANK YOU DAJOESTANATOR FOR DRAWING MY ATTENTION ON THIS!!!

REPOST AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE!!!

Buried in the holiday season the FCC is voting on repealing Net Neutrality on the 14th of December. 

If you are in America. Speak up for your right not to pay for free speech. Say something so that small businesses won’t have to pay to have a chance online and millions will lose their jobs. 
Say something for the free informations at your fingertips. Speak up for your weird hobbies and those who have nowhere else to turn but online.

They will not take it all away in one swell swoop. They will "just" have the right to.
And so they will slowly make you pay for more and more.

You, the sites, your rights, everyone will pay.

Arrow left What you can do
Arrow right 

Verizon Store Protests on December 7

At Verizon stores USAwide on December 7, one week before the vote, activists will meet at 5 p.m. local time to put pressure on Congress and demand a change. Pai used to work on Verizon’s legal team, so the choice of store is intended to “[shine] light on the corruption” and expose Pai’s conflict of interest. Events are planned across the country, including Indianapolis, New York and San Francisco, but other cities are welcome to organize their own and add it to the list. The site says the protests “will be quick, fun, and 100% legal.”

Washington, D.C. Protest on December 13

On December 13, the day before the vote, a team of organizers called “Defend Net Neutrality” have planned a protest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a venue as-yet undecided.

Phone Call Drive Happening Now

Citizens can call their representative by using Battle For the Net’s simple interface. Entering your phone number provides a script of what to say and connects you with your local politician. Over 250,000 calls have already been made.

Petition

A petition entitled “Replace Ajit Pai on FCC, Restore Net Neutrality, Make Last-mile Networking a Public Utility, and Stop Corporate Abuse” has been posted on the official White House website. At time of writing, the petition has 6,474 signatures, with 93,526 required to get a response from the government.

Another petition, entitled “Do Not Repeal Net Neutrality,” has been posted and already acculumulated a staggering 143,229 signatures.

You can sign these petitions and spread the word of this happening
venturebeat.com/2017/05/08/how…
pac.petitions.moveon.org/sign/…

Today we have a small blurb about the much awaited “[b][i][u]Forgotten Friendship”[/u][/i][/b] episode we got! I for one found it excellent for a few reasons. Now, there’s spoilers so if you’ve read this far, STOP, if you don’t want them and come back later :D I’ll even give you a huge image to buffer it more!



There now that's done.

So overall I won’t touch on play by play of the episode but I’ll talk about what I found remarkable.

Anatomy


Anatomy has gotten extremely well done, even when it comes to small gestures, expressions, shots and framing. There’s a particular scene where Sunset kicks off her slippers before bed as she’s writing to Twilight in Equestria. Typically, there’s no need to add such a small gesture, but it’s presence really shows both care and reality to the entire scene in my opinion. The more you can make any character feel real, the better, and it worked.



When we first started out with the series, the girls felt very static in their movements, their clothing, and gestures. They FELT like a puppet or rig being moved around. By now, what I can easily call our fifth movie, we’re seeing fingers and toes and costume changes for no other reason then depth of character. I’m very happy with that.



Long Time Coming


The 500 pound horse in the room is of course the Celestia and Sunset scene we’ve been waiting for since around Rainbow Rocks if not sooner. Handled very well, and quite frankly, long overdue. I was frightened that we’d simply end the character’s appeal once her guilt went away and her shame was gone, so far, I’m still hesitantly optimistic Sunset will continue to be Best Horse/Person ;)

..and Trixie Too!


Oddly, I was NOT annoyed by Trixie this time around, although this outing with her, combined with the recent Starlight Glimmer (who, remember, WAS NOT MADE because of the popularity of Sunset Shimmer! :P So they say..) makes me feel like she’s being forced on us a bit too much. Overall it felt organic enough I wasn’t put off, and she didn’t turn anyone into a teacup, so it’s nice to see her again.

Swimsuits were overdone before the episode so we won’t dwell on that. I found each rather fitting to the character’s personality.

Red Herring


Now, the Red Herring, which I loved but felt was far too obvious to a degree, was to be fair, properly executed. The entire writing structure of who was who and the whodunit element we get midway through the episode was veiled enough it took me a few moments to think it through. I appreciate a good mystery, but being of the mindset I am, I am constantly disappointed. (I’ve tried to turn it off in my head, I can’t sadly.)



Meta Presence


My favorite element of the entire episode was how meta we’re all getting as a show. More than three times we just all out acknowledge something we shouldn’t be. Trixie mentions how long a song was, someone else mentions they’d been present since half way through a song, and Pinkie’s interruption was priceless. (because let's be honest, by the time they all captain planet up at the end, we have SO heard Twilight give the same speech, it’s now a trope.) I hope we keep up this pattern.




Villain


The villain was actually believable, which the writers have gotten good at, but to extend on that element of it, they’ve gotten better at ending them. Far too many times, either due to running out of dialogue, time, or inspirations, the villains are executed well, but never resolved in a satisfactory way. We end up with someone asking for forgiveness or mercy or just running off (Those Sirens better come back) and then less then five minutes later we’re left with credits and an empty sense of justice being..served? This one at least gave us her reasoning and motivation presented in a classic if not cliche package. The resolution wasn’t forced either, we are given much more closure on the situation then “and they’re all friends now lets braid their hair”.



I give this a 9 out of 10, with points off because nothing’s perfect. ;) But this is close enough to being there so far in my journey with Sunset and friends. Can’t wait for more, lets just hope we can get some actual episodes if we show enough interest. Not to mention it gives more villains to work with in fanfiction projects ;)

Take care and watch often!

-DarkMalcontent



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M-Hadley Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2018  Professional Writer
Welcome to the GENTLE READERS!
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MatthewCarrizalMC Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hello there Mal.
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EKrayon Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for putting me on your watchlist.
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dadmomdy Featured By Owner Edited Jul 11, 2018
nice
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bruiser128 Featured By Owner May 10, 2018  Student Traditional Artist
Hello their Malcontent, I know this is gonna sound weird, but your EQ AU has inspired my headcanon that it shares the same continuity with My Hero Academia. With my reasoning being that the magic seeping through the portal is being absorbed by people, and manifesting as Quirks in the next generation. 
So what do you think
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bofirix Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Me encanta tu concepto de super ponies, te invito a revisar los mios para darme tu opinion Heart 
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zipskyblue Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks for the watch!
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Thanks for the follow :)
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Thanks for the fav and watch
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Thanks so much for the fave and watch!
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ThierryCravatte Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for adding me to your watch list ! I really appreciate your interest for my work !
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NualaTawse Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2018
Thanx for the fave :-)
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