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My Little Pony started as a children’s toy in the 1980’s, but it has grown into a massive media franchise.
Along with several different lines of toys, there have also been several television shows and movies, along with a series of comics.
This franchise is popular around the world.
Though it began as a children’s toy, My Little Pony also has quite a large adult following, as well.
In the 2010’s, My Little Pony became hugely popular with adults, and it has remained popular ever since.
The massive following of this franchise has inspired countless writers around the world to create fanfiction involving the My Little Pony characters.
We get to see these characters in new situations and scenarios, in addition to seeing them develop new relationships, powers, and friendships.
My Little Pony fanfiction is a huge genre that is only getting bigger.
Keep reading to find out more about these interesting and fun stories that are some of the most popular by hits on AO3.
1. The Great Alicorn Hunt
The first My Little Pony fanfiction that we will look at is by far the most popular story on this list with over 200,000 hits.
The author of this story began writing in 2015, and they are still adding regular updates to this story.
It is very long and there are still more chapters to come, but the popularity of this story should indicate how great it is.
There are thousands of comments on this story, each of which commends the author on their writing abilities, as well as their characterizations of each character.
Just about every character from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic makes an appearance in this story, which makes for a full and very fun cast.
This story deals with an alicorn princess and the origin story of how she became that princess.
It deals with riddles, mysteries, and magic, as well as plenty of friendship.
We get to see this alicorn princess being mentored, in addition to mentoring others.
There are some surprise twists throughout the story that will keep you on your toes.
This is a story unlike many others in the genre, and there is a reason that it is one of the most popular.
Check out this story for yourself and see what all the hype is about.
2. The Rise of Darth Vulcan
In this My Little Pony fanfiction, we get a fun story that is a bit of satire.
If you are looking for something that is very aware of its own absurdity, this is a great choice.
This is a humorous story that will have you hooked from the first chapter.
Luckily, there are nearly 60 chapters in this story, so there is plenty of great content to read and enjoy.
This story opens with Ted having a great time on Halloween.
He is dressed like a villain, which he seems to think is a great idea.
However, when he is suddenly yanked through reality into Equestria, he accidentally becomes an enemy of the state.
At this point, he begins to rethink his costume choice for the evening.
If you are thinking that this story sounds a bit silly and absurd, you are not alone in that thought.
But that is part of what makes this story appealing to many.
Many think of it as a binge-worthy story if you give it a shot.
Next up is a My Little Pony fanfiction that once again deals with alicorns.
In this story, we see what happens when Twilight herself becomes an alicorn.
In becoming an alicorn, Twilight is now a princess.
However, she never wanted to be a princess, nor does she want all of the responsibility and attention that come from being a princess.
She just wants to live a normal life like anyone else.
Everyone in Twilight’s life is thrilled with this transformation, including her mentor, her friends, and her daughter.
They could not be happier or more excited for Twilight to be an alicorn.
Throughout the 27 chapters of this story, we will see how Twilight deals with this change, and how she becomes the princess that everyone thinks she should be.
My Little Pony fans from around the world rave about this story.
The author is an excellent writer who has given us a unique story full of emotional heartache, silly jokes, and plenty of friendship.
This is not a story to pass up.
4. The Audience
This My Little Pony fanfiction takes a bit of a different turn than some of the others.
In this story, we see what happens when a human enters Equestria.
And this is not just any human; this is a My Little Pony superfan or a brony.
There is a lot of drama and conflict in this story, and it opens with a dramatic courtroom scene.
Throughout the 40 chapters of this story, the human in Equestria helps the ponies learn about humans and some of their strengths and failings.
He advises them to be wary of humans.
He tells them that many humans are good and kind, but many of them will wish to do them and their community harm.
This is a really fascinating story with an interesting plot, so be sure to give it a read.
5. Nyx’s Family
Next up is a My Little Pony fanfiction that is full of sweet, fluffy moments.
It contains a bit of conflict and tension, but it is rather minimal.
The majority of this story is nice moments about Nyx and her life.
This story opens with the Reign of the Nightmare ending, and Celestia and Luna being put back on the throne.
Nyx, Spike, and Twilight are a normal, happy family, and they are enjoying their quiet life together.
That is until Twilight is summoned to the Crystal Empire.
With Twilight away on royal business, Nyx now faces a task more daunting than she has ever seen.
She must pay a visit to her extended family.
Though this story may not have the drama and turmoil of many other stories, it is still a great choice for My Little Pony fanfiction.
Make sure to check out this story if you are looking for something that is rather lighthearted and sweet.
6. Parting Words
This My Little Pony fanfiction story is much shorter than many of the others with less than 13,000 words, but it is still one of the most popular by number of hits on AO3.
This story is actually the prequel to the first story that we looked at.
Though it is not necessary to read both stories, doing so will give greater depth and meaning to the worlds and characters that the author has created.
As you may have guessed from the title of this story, we are going to get some parting words from one of our favorite characters.
Princess Celestia has a special mission for Twilight, but she will not send her away without offering her some advice.
Twilight is on a mission to save the Crystal Kingdom, so it is essential that she receives all of the advice and information that Princess Celestia has to offer.
There is a lot of snark and humor in this story, making it really fun to read.
As it is rather short, it can easily be read in one sitting.
Don’t miss out on this funny and exciting My Little Pony fanfiction.
7. Cheerilee’s Class
In this My Little Pony fanfiction, we get another look into a specific character’s life.
This is just a small look at their life and how a few events unfold.
The focus of this story is Willow, and Willow is a thestral.
He is a bat-winged Pegasus who is a bit of a social outcast.
He has never been welcome anywhere he has gone, and that has made his life exceedingly difficult.
In order to combat this, his parents move him away from Canterlot and into Ponyville, where he still stands out.
This story details what happens after this move and how Willow adapts to life in Ponyville.
You will have to read to find out if he is able to make friends and find happiness in his new life.
This is a really well-written story that has 13 chapters in it.
Each chapter adds depth and detail to the world that the author has created, and it is a joy to read about.
8. The Ballad of the Two Sisters
The next My Litte Pony fanfiction that we will look at today is a very brief story.
It is very different from the other My Little Pony fanfiction stories in that it is written in the form of a poem.
This is very uncommon in all genres of fanfiction, and it is a really nice breath of fresh air.
This poem is just under 7,000 words, but it is packed full of amazing writing and dynamic characters.
It focuses on Princess Celestia and her time stuck in solitude.
She is alone and in despair, and is unsure about how much longer she can go on.
That is until Princess Luna arrives and changes everything.
This poem is beautifully written, and it feels like it could be about many different sisters, not necessarily just Celestia and Luna.
This poem can be read in just a few minutes, and it is definitely worth spending some time digging into it.
9. They’re Not Touching You!
In this My Little Pony fanfiction, we see a device that is commonly used in fanfiction, though we have not seen it yet so far.
That is the use of an original character that has been created by the author of the fanfiction.
In many cases, this character becomes the main protagonist of the story, and that is the case in this story.
This is a simple and straightforward story that is less than 3,000 words long, making it a very quick but enjoyable read.
The premise of this story is that all of the Cutie Mark Crusaders are gathered around a campfire.
Before the story begins, each of the crusaders takes their turn telling a ghost story until it is Quizzical Greystone’s turn.
She is very shy and bookish, so this is out of her comfort zone, but she presses forward anyway.
This is a really cute story that contains a really creative ghost story.
Though it is short, this story is worth the time to read it.
10. Nightmare Night and Nyx
The final My Little Pony fanfiction story that we will look at today is another sequel to a previous story.
As you may have guessed from the title, this story follows Nyx and more of her adventures.
It takes place directly following the events of the story Nyx’s Family.
This story is just as fun and well-written as its prequel, and it contains plenty of sweet moments alongside moments of tension and minor conflict.
In this story, Nyx learns about Nightmare Night.
Though everyone else may know what Nightmare Night is, Nyx has never heard of such a thing.
There are plenty of friends to teach her about this beloved holiday, and Nyx finally gets to experience it for herself.
This is a fun story written by a great author who clearly loves this world and its characters.
This story is not one to miss.
My Little Pony Fanfiction: Conclusion
I hope this article has helped you find some great My Little Pony fanfiction to read!
These 10 are just a small sample of all the amazing stories out there.
So be sure to take a look and find your own favorite among them.
And if you have questions about this topic, feel free to leave a message in the comments below!
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