This week’s feature offers a literal taste of what makes the Mane Six’s earth ponies who they are.
[Slice-of-Life] • 1,559 words
A vignette regarding a pragmatic pony.
FROM THE CURATORS: That’s All is well-named. There are no dramatic reveals here, no buildups to bad puns, no descents into comic absurdity — only pitch-perfect Slice of Life. It’s exactly what it appears to be: “a fantastic short piece with … a sort of over-the-top importance bestowed upon something rather unimportant,” Present Perfect said.
Even though it weighs in at a mere 1,559 words, we all agreed that it packed in “remarkable Pinkie Pie characterization,” as Present put it. “That’s so rare that it deserves to be spotlighted for that alone,” Chris said. Horizon went further: “I’d be borderline if it was just about Pinkie being written well, but no, this is about TWO characters being exactly who they are.”
Read on for our interview, in which Archmage Ludicrous discusses when to reject randomness, and the unexpected similarities between Pinkie Pie and Applejack.