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Things Ponies Do by RedApropos Things Ponies Do by RedApropos
The ponies ponder on what they may have done...
Under their glassy-eyed, fuzzy, adorable cuteness, they have the ability to KILL!


I would like to clear a few things up for the commenters.

- I read the comic where Chrysalis comes back. I own the book. Stop telling me that Chrysalis comes back, because I KNOW! XD

- No, Sombra was not "a lifeless cloud of gas, so he was never alive to begin with." Seriously, come on. He wasn't a "cloud monster" either.

- Yes, I know about the horn fragment thing. I've known since forever. Whether or not it actually MEANS anything is up to the writers of the show.

- When Twilight and Fluttershy say "we," they refer to all of their friends who faced Sombra's wrath. This includes Spike, Cadance, Shining Armor, their use of the Crystal Heart, and all that entails.

- Is Sombra dead? Is he still alive? Will he come back? Until the writers make these decisions once and for all, ALL of our theories are wrong.
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The over all design and aesthetic of the art is fine. I find the lines are done very well and very crisply which is good for this style of art. The overall plot and originality is good. I feel the coloring and shading could be improved on significantly. The characters feel flat and monotone for the most part. I'd like to point out that the eyes are done extremely well and should be drawn in this manner all the time. I really liked the characters breaking the fourth wall near the end. I personally find that bit enjoyable. Filler Text.
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Hello Everypony I want to point that English is not my first language so please be patient.

Vision-Wow That was something that I didnt though, but in all seriousness is he really dead? I dont know he could be getting ready for his comeback!!!.

Originality- Im not sure you are the first one to point it out but if you are, good job my friend.

Technique- While the comic was really good I've never being fan of the wuzzy lines, and the fact that they lack background wasnt helping, thankfully the story hook me up and i didnt pay to much attention to it.

Impact- Like I said before I was hook with the story, so it reach me and made me thing of him which to be honest since that episode i havent though much about him.

good job over all this is a Full fav for me :D

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bladra Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2015
*appers through a portal with sombras horn locked away in a type of crystal with rune marking on it* ok manage to find sombra's horn and used a seal so powerful that it would take 184,762,395,000 years with discord, celestia, luna, cadence and twilight's magic put together just to crack the seal zencarion seals are very powerful and very hard to master for only a menber of a clan can use it
wowblazer Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2015
Sombra is at 7-11
wowblazer Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2015
Aw come on realy? You broke my 4th wall!! ugh...
minecraftart1234 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yes. yes it is.
ZanarNaryon Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I like that King Sombra was killed, there was really no other way
JustInItForComments Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2015
Spike was the one who killed him.
ponypal155 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015  Professional Filmographer
King Sombra (Hm?) :you ponies got serious problems
XDiscordedChaosX Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015
me:shut up or i kill you with my flamerthrower againDevil 
dont look at me like that ! i dont even kill him! *hides flamerthrower back*Applejack liar 
supersexyghotmew95 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015
yeeeeah they killed a guy
but he was a bad guy soooooo
Cloudnummy Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
"pinkie kil sombra cuz she also kil ranbow XDD"
CoffeeAndSardines Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015
I got the impression he was already dead, just sort of lurking as a spirit, trying to return via the crystal heart.  Like Sauron, really.
XGluon Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2015
...Actually, according to the IDW comic that features Sombra's backstory...
...he isn't dead after all.  Remember how his horn was still completely intact?  Well, his horn contains his dark essence(in other words, his spirit).
me-Wolfkin Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
well here the thing...
chrysalis lives with fluffle puff while sombra a is off eating crystles and wearing sombers
TheJesterArt Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I, think Chrysalis is dead.
I doubt she could survive the fall she took.
furrykeo Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Rarity wouldn't like being used as a landing pad, littlebearcub25.
LittleBearCub25 Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Um, She's an alicorn.
She could have just flown her way to safety.
TheJesterArt Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Bug wings, the force would have torn the wings.
LittleBearCub25 Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
She could have transformed into a different pony with wings or just use her magic to create a giant marshmallow to land on safely.Twilight (Nodding) Plz 
TheJesterArt Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Nope, changeling transformations are illusions, her body doesn't physically change
LittleBearCub25 Featured By Owner May 29, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Yes, but what about the marshmallows idea
PikaThunderNinja Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Student Digital Artist
E-guardias Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
huh, i think they just killed a pony. if anyone ask, rainbow did it.
Hypercat-Z Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015
That moment in a series when the main heroes realize their victories are becoming smaller and smaller, and so they need an upgrade before they reach the defeat level.
ZombieFX Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015
no you dont do such things - breaking 4th walls... thats pinkies job

also Chrysalis aint bad - she just cares for her kids!! i wish so bad she gets more screentime... so sassy^^ 
the-mysterious-ponyX Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
great comicHeart , why people so seriousI think I've fainted. 
Drakonitka Featured By Owner Edited Jan 23, 2015
Twilight, you wrong. You and youre frends don't killed him. It's energy from crystal heart and will of crystal ponies defiting Sombra. But i don't sure, he is dead.

I makes mistakes in my native langue too. Narf.
Ultimateheroes Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Wasn't sombra's horn blasted to who knows where?
E-guardias Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You monsters!
jedipat Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
They should embrace their ability to kill, but only use it if necessary, like if a hater shows up. (Yes, I hate it when I see haters of MLP.)
TeddyBear101ish Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
Tirek... um... well he's technically still alive but he was sent to Tartarus which is another way of saying Hell... so... trapped in a plane of eternal torment... yeesh, aren't we getting dark here.
PunchItInDaFace Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014
And after their first taste of blood they killed every other villain they ever came across.
BrutalityInc Featured By Owner Edited Sep 19, 2014
You do what you have to do. That's all there is to it.
Prism-S Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hehe.... he may be dead.... but the spirit of Sauro-Sombra endures. 
You see, Sombra's life is bound to his corrupted horn, and his horn survived....
MugenSeiRyuu Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
Well, that sometimes happens when you fight evil guys...can't reform them all.
ComedyTeam Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
If the writers don't wanna say applejacks parents are dead, then king sombra is not dead, or it would be one big contradiction
Quillnote Featured By Owner Edited Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Do you own the comic Reflections?

... This isn't relevant is it..
EDIT: This comic needs a sequel :la:
xXCandy-CloudXx Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Student Interface Designer
MLP:Evil fluttershy 
MrGelo97 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ponies who murder...
I should have known.
DalekPrimeMinister Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014
llama stare
I'm sorry, I couldn't resist XD
Gungelion Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014
I always thought that he was a ghost
gato303co Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Nice comic
Don't look at me!
Cornisch Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Drakenhof Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
You know, for kids!
JAKERED2 Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Luna: Reformed

Discord: Imprisoned

Chrysalis: Banished

Sombra: Dead....Fucking DEAD!
douglas5005 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 24, 2014
x3 I may have laughed a bit too hard at this...
... at awork...

( how evil can you be!!? XD )
shadowdash8910 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
antibug5 Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
You should have add the MANEiac :)
RedApropos Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Just look at the upload date, and I'll let you figure out what's wrong with that comment.
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