Shimmerstrike is a mare with a dark and tragic past. As a Speaker for the Dark Brotherhood, she has seen—and done—some of the most vile things imaginable. But how will she endure when she is faced with the same pain she’s caused so many others?
Ten years in the future, Equestria is now a post-apocalyptic world ruled by a dark entity. With Princess Celestia and the Mane Six gone, there was no pony left to stop this threat. Applebloom; now a grown mare and leader of the resistance, has decided to travel back to the past to prevent the catastrophe from happening, even at the cost of not returning to her own timeline.
The story takes place between after Season 2 and before Season 3.
The Great and Powerful Trixie has been imprisoned by the griffons and charged with murder. Discord thinks that Trixie richly deserves her fate – after all, she’s been a thorn in Equestria’s side for years. Even Pinkie isn’t sure she’s worth saving.
But Twilight disagrees. She believes that Trixie can change her ways, and is determined to save her life. But how much will it cost to save Trixie? Is the price just too high?
Luna awakens to find herself in a strange, frightening realm filled with churning darkness and eerie silence. With no idea how she'd gotten there, her only mission is to find her way back home. But this place is mysterious, terrifying and even dangerous. Along the way, she finds another pony who somehow found themselves in this strange place: Little Sweetie Belle. Can they survive?