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Of Kings and Changelings - Page 1
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Published: September 7, 2014
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When Duchess Chrysalis, the patron of love, learns about the grim fate of King Sombra from the newly reformed Royal Sisters, she refuses to stand idly by as the beloved ruler of Equestria's mirror reality remains in the clutches of dark magic. But a challenging quest cannot be accomplished alone, so she enlists the aid of certain brave heroes. Can the dark forces that hold control over King Sombra be dispelled once and for all or was his sacrifice truly ultimate?

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ZanarNaryonHobbyist General Artist
I find the designs of the alternate Celestia and Luna intriguing. While their evil selves definitely had a bit of a vampire/Maleficent theme going on, their good versions seem much more inspired by ancient greek and egyptian fashion respectivaly, as opposed to the original Tia and Luna, who are just archetypical royalty
Cenkic's avatar
Chrissy is so adorable!  
Stet709's avatar
Wait... is that discord (or Sir Discord) in the first panel? A draconequus of order instead of chaos?
haruau's avatar
It’s possible.
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King-Fire-StormHobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome cómic ☺
Unkownbrony52's avatar
Woah. Chrysalis looks very different when she is a good guy.
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camolotthe10Hobbyist General Artist
Alright, I'm gonna be honest: I miss ol' cheese legs. Preferred the original changelings, really.
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CatWoman-cali-onyxHobbyist General Artist
Chrysalis! :D
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Sagitari-Seiza-1213Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lovely art style! I like alt!Luna's design here. Is that how she looks in the official comic? She seems to have a Greek/Roman-esque design, while Celestia looks Ancient Egyptian. I've only heard about the story this is 'continued' from on the MLP Wiki, but I think it's interesting. I'm definitely reading the rest of this. Thanks for sharing this with us! ^_^
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PrincessCelestiaYay2Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like Celestia-Ra and Luna-Khonsu!
cmjohnson65's avatar
I love your visual style.  It rocks!
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Miss-dreamerkatHobbyist General Artist
Amazing
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ChronorustStudent Traditional Artist
This is really good. I love it when people create mirror versions of a story and dive even deeper.
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JavelineSo143Student Digital Artist
What's up with the alternate A.J?
TerribilisScriptor's avatar
i started reading the comics recently and THIS IS JUST WHAT I WANTED! a continuation of the parallel universes story! this is BRILLIANT
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Cooper31Hobbyist General Artist
Poor Chrysalis, she really looks up to Sombra and has so much faith in him!
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CharelzzzHobbyist Digital Artist
Saw you on EQD and this is a great concept, I lovelovelove Egyptian Celestia/Amon-Ra!  Great idea to continue the most intriguing story line in the comics, and the art is lovely.
kniznik's avatar
Interesting. Wonder how the rest plays out.
Why exactly royal sisters are ruling again? Pretty obvious they have no intentions of saving Sombra as they would loose their royal status upon his return.
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IronBronyHobbyist Traditional Artist
Your artwork is amazing! It really captures the feel & tone of the IDW comics.
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ZanarNaryonHobbyist General Artist
Celestia is a jerk in that world to
jardape's avatar
Now we know that Chrysalis is plant/insect/pony lifeform. :)
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This Chrysalis can't reconcile her loss, lets her grief consume her and twists and her mind, soul, and body and becomes a major threat. Rather than destroy her, she is banished through a magic portal. This magic portal leads to another Ponyverse we all know about. It is here that Chrysalis becomes the Queen of the Changlings.
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Lord-TyphonHobbyist Digital Artist
Took me a moment to realize this has to do with the alt world noted in the comics... very nice.
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