She stared forlornly into the mirror, trying to appreciate what looked back. She wasn't sure she could. She raised her hoof to the reflection, her cynical glare not catching anything different. The pony on the other side lowered her own hoof and growled. The mirror began to crack into a few large pieces.
"You know you will never be anything but a monster on the inside!" the reflection taunted. "She will always live inside you!"
The mirror's shards burst out and the first pony ducked for cover, instinctively shielding herself with her hooves. When all the shards had fallen and she looked above the broken glass around her, a new pony now stood before her, glaring at her with menace. She stood so tall, the frightened pony felt ant-sized in comparison, and she trembled more heavily when the oversized mare took a single step forward.
"You will never live up to her!" The bellow blew the petrified pony's mane and tail so strongly, they flew right off, and her coat drained of its dark color, b