Phoenix Ref Sheet – 09-09-18

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After the Canterlot Disaster, Sunset Shimmer, Twilight Sparkle and several others were revealed to be beings from another dimension. The later of the two were taken in for questioning and eventually allowed to become citizens of the world.

Sunset Shimmer however was never found after the Disaster and all investigations pointed towards the apparent death of the would-be despot turned reformed villain.

A master at blending in, Sunset escaped the area in shame and was convinced she was responsible for so much death and destruction. Hiding and staying low, she realized her hope to run home was gone, as the portal had been destroyed along with most of the suburb she’d called home for three years.

Like many others, she realized through trial and error she’d not been untouched by the magical wave. Her focus was able to bring her fire based magic that she could wield as a weapon or as a means of traveling.

Left alone and without friends, she traveled far and wide across the entire Canterlot Commonwealth landmass in hopes to find somewhere to just forget about what she has done, or maybe, finally settle down. Sadly she never found this peace. It wasn’t until a chance encounter led her down the road she now walks.

What happened is something she shares with few others and is best left for another tale. What is important is that, after learning a great deal of personal close quarters combat and bettering her ability to wield her powers on different levels of legality, she returned to confront the mess she continues to feel solely responsible for which created the super powered crime problem.

The epicenter of all the super powered crime was Equestrian City, the first major area to have it spring up. There she began life as Rebecca Strong, an opinionated but soft spoken cafe waitress by day. When night falls she becomes the mysterious and now much feared crime fighter called The Pheonix!

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Moon Pearl did a super job on this one! It brought her to life in a way I never thought possible!

Don’t forget we have a Patreon, Twitter feed and a FimFiction, all on the top of the website! 😀

Stay tuned for more!

DarkMalcontent

 

Equestrian City Update – 09-06-18

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Hello again Equestrian City fans!

The sheets just don’t stop as Moon Pearl’s style continues slowly enveloping and transforming my original vision and improving it!

I’m happy to announce we’ve already been about to prepare a new list for her after this batch is done. So she’s not going anywhere anytime soon!

This time we’ve got Pinkie Pie, aka Splitsecond! In case you missed it, here’s her bio from a while back we posted:

During the Canterlot Disaster, Pinkie Pie was exposed to a Haste Spell and, thanks to a bolt of random lightning, rendered her unconscious. All seemed fine after her burns healed remarkably fast, faster than anticipated, at the hospital and she went on with her life. Sadly like most people she lost touch with all but a few of her school friends. Assimilating into Equestrian City as part of the refugee plan, Pinkie finished the rest of her schooling and opened a business specializing in her lifelong dream: Party Planning!

Living a relatively normal life, one fine day her van was broken when she was craving some pizza. Not one to be gloomy, she simply decided to go for a jog and was determined to get some pizza for her lunch. Pinkie was halfway to the capital of the Symmetry Dominion, Equalicity, before she even realized she’d ran as far and as fast as she had. She also found out in this moment her clothing hadn’t held up so well to the wind friction, or not as well as she would had hoped. After a quick change of clothes and an internal debate in her head, she ran again but this time focusing on her destination. Upon arriving at home, she fully realized she hadn’t been left alone from the magical wave as she had originally assumed.

Not one to shy away from her party duties, she now divides her time between throwing the most festive celebrations she can make, and fighting the criminals of Central Equestrian City under the name of Splitsecond!

She tends to break the fourth wall even in the story so that’s always fun to try and write a fourth wall break in a fan fiction ; ).

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Until next time!

DarkMalcontent

Equestrian City Update – 09-04-18

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Hello Equestrian City Fans,

Another release is upon us and thanks to Moon Pearl and her rapid fire abilities, we’re releasing another reference sheet!

This time we’re releasing Impervia, aka Applejack.

After the Canterlot Disaster, the remaining survivors were transplanted across the bay to Equestrian City. Finishing out her schools years there, Applejack became the apple of someone else’s eye, enter one Trenderhoof.

Now without the support system of how to handle things, as she had in the Prime Universe, Applejack was extremely unprepared to deal with all the affection and trouble that came with Trenderhoof, and his obsessive attitude. Eventually she became quite taken with his persistence and finally the two became friends then lovers and finally man and wife!

This didn’t bode well for Rarity who was actually quite taken by Trender herself. As harmony began to spiral into chaos without a proper balance of elements, namely Twilight and her lessons on friendship close by, things took quite a turn for Rarity as well as the others. She came to the conclusion if Applejack was going to take something from her, the only thing to do was repay the favor. But that’s her story for another time ;).

Seemingly untouched by the disaster, Applejack and Trenderhoof eventually formed a company “AppleTrends” and began to supply government contracts for the city. Still at home on the farm and in the field, she oversaw most of the day-to-day harvesting and slowly passing on her trade to her little sister.

It didn’t take long to notice she was stronger than normal. An accident on the farm had led her to find out she was quite invulnerable as well to damage. The upper limits of her powers are not tested, as she finds hero work too time consuming. Able to leap tall orchards in a single bound, she fights only when she has to and only under the name Impervia!

Here’s the reference sheet. I’d love to hear some feedback.

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Until next time,

DarkMalcontent

Equestrian City Update – 08-31-18

Hey Equestrian City Fans!

We recently had a staff recruiting spree and one of our newest members, Moon Pearl, also known as Succubi Samus, has been given the Lead Artist position! If you are fan of her work, you might know how she loves to mess with plots. As a writer I certainly can admire that!
Our first full release of the reference sheets we’ve had them do is Shadowstrike aka Rainbow Dash!
As you die hard followers know she’s an homage to both Robin and Daredevil and uses echolocation like the latter. Blinded by the intense light of the explosion, Dash used her free time not to mope around but just learn to be as Awesome as she wanted to be despite her disability! It wasn’t until years later when her powers manifested that she became the coding expert of the night, Shadowstrike!
Stay tuned as we release more slowly, its hectic around the discord server with so many new people and structure to boot, so until next time!

Dark Malcontent

(This artwork or it’s related associations are not associated with Hasbro in any way shape or form. All work has been produced independently from Hasbro, DHX, and the ‘My Little Pony’ and ‘Equestria Girls’ brand. The project does not detract from Hasbro’s original content and does not intentionally or otherwise mislead the public on its intent or place within a fan based product. All content exists as a work of pastiche with clear transformative intent)

Equestrian City Update – 08-29-18

Quick updates!

As of August 26th, 2018, two members of the project are no longer associated with the project! We wish them the best in any en devours they peruse!

Discord server’s next round of updates are running smooth and we may be able to open to the public eventually xD

Took in several new members to the team in all departments! Can’t wait to share more!

 

Here’s a few previews of the latest sheets we’ve gotten in from some of the new staff!


Stay tuned!
DarkMalcontent

Equestrian City Update – 08-06-18

Hello Equestrian City Fans!

This week we have a lot to update on so let’s get down to it!

Our spinoff series Equestrian City: Side Streets is progressing nicely. I have high hope’s we’ll be ready to release story one “A Bed of Your Own Making” this week!

The regular series episode 10 is in the middle of proofreading and re-editing and I’ve had our editing staff prioritize the side project for now to get the new short story out. No worries though hopefully we’ll get a new addition to the editing team. Any inquires can be sent via twitter or dm on the site you’re reading this on! Always looking for help!

Our eternally awesome Wubcake has expressed interest in helping us get the fanfic dramatic reading off the ground! Hopefully we can get a taste of things when she brings the newest short story to life!

Our Patreon is up and very lonely but that’s to be expected as we’re obscure! Don’t forget to at least glance over the idea of supporting us! Being able to provide help and support is vital to help us keep rolling. I finance most of this from my own pocket and it’s becoming a bit overwhelming financially.

We’ve got a new piece of concept art in from the spectacular LegendarySpider! Some of you may know him from dA or tumblr. Perhaps even derpibooru? He’s a fine artist and a gem to have around the server when were all brainstorming ideas. Couldn’t do a lot of this without him! I know Joanna appreciates his help too! The piece in question is Sunset’s primary ranged weapon when not tapping into her powers! As she was inspired by Batman no less fitting is it that she get a sunsetarang! Not the final name but you get the idea!

Speaking of Joanna she’s hard at work on the Shadowstrike / Rainbow Dash reference sheet. A slave to her own perfection she’s meticulously trying to replicate the shows look while adding her own flair to it!

Our Discord server is open to any and all interested in sharing our crazy space. We discuss the project and we have regular zany conversations when we get sleepy. So if you’re a fan and want to hang out and maybe even help, drop me a line!

Finally let me remind anyone reading this that as massive as this project is it’s always and forever shall be a fan made project. As such we don’t knowingly tend to profit from any of this but we do have real life interfere at times. That being said we appreciate hearing from each and everyone of you and don’t be afraid to drop a line or a post!

Malcontent

Equestrian City Update – 07-30-18

So we’re just off the heels of BronyCon (Never been to one sadly) and we find out it’s the last one next year. This set off a bit of a panic in the back of my mind, the mentality being that if the fandom loses the main drive to collect and carry on, then we may lose fanficiton readers as well. I was told I was being silly, so onwards and sideways as Antonie would say.

We’re working hard to get Episode 10’s polish and edits done, but our fiery polish and proofreader is getting carpal tunnel practically on how fast she’s been moving on it! I’m looking for someone who can both polish the words AND proofread, and is willing to work with me. It’s a slow process.

I’m happy to announce we have DSHooves & Wubcake onboard to help us do the occasional voicing and such! Both are talented and welcome indeed to the project! 😀

We’ve nearly got the kinks worked out of the Equestrian City Discord server, so stay tuned for that! There’s been some internal discussion about a side series for Equestrian City, so we can focus on some of the side characters without overly boring some of you all xD

Here’s the equivalent of a teaser trailer for the next episode! 😀

 

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