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  1. DJStrike

    Equestrian Bestiary: Gryphon

    If you like mythology you might enjoy my videos. I worked for quite a while on this so here it is: .
  2. Say, you ended up on an island, where a primitive tribe takes you as their prisoner. After some incident, you either kill over overthrow their king, and the tribe's members consider you as their next ruler. How would you rule that tribe? Would you: Bring your culture to modernise the tribe, and host diplomatic relations with your home country? Preserve the tribe's culture and traditions, and also encourage them to write so they can preserve their knowledge? Preserve the tribe's culture, but gradually enact reforms to eliminate worse practices (such as slavery, cannibalism, and ritual murder) and modernise the tribe?
  3. pteraptor

    open egyptian heavens

    here is the IC thread for egyptian heavens. The OOC thread to mke it reach the character threshold: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
  4. this is an RP about egyptian gods. it is just that here are the character sheets: names: gender: personality: appearances: realationships: here is my charater: names: jehuutint gender: female personality: wise, calm, makes good jokes. appearances: jaws of a crocodile, teeth of a hippo, eyes of a set animal, cow horns, goat horns, lion mane, human body, golden wings on arms, lazuli peacock train, snake tail, double crown, sundisk, winged scarab behind sundisk, library of spell scrolls under scarab's elytra./ hovering, indestructable scroll case contaning magic scroll. realationships: has two children, who are feathered cobras with yi chi style wings, and she carries them in her mouth.
  5. If it were possible that the Mane 6, or any other pony/dragon/gryphon/zebra character from the show auditioned as actors for any mythological character of their choice, who do you think they will choose (like Achilles, Aeneas, Ra, Horus, Hercules, etc.), and why? Preferrably, you can make your list of possible choices as long as you want -- just be creative, and try to list down the reasons for each character's choice of who to act as!
  6. If that were even remotely true we would nee to psychoanalyze everything in the environment for what symbolic purposes they were made and for our interactions with them. Which makes it environmental anyways. I dare you to find a cause in behavior thats not environmental. Look up baby psychology. Existence though is fascinating, as is consciousness, but to presume without evidence is certainly fallacy. People who ponder such things have the TIME to ponder such things. This implies its environmental. Also depression increases with boredom, which proves its psychological. Regardless of environment? Please do as much research as I have into the causes of depression before you conclude IT MUST BE THE HEAVENLY FATHER! Your heavenly father drives people to suicide who don't know about him? How omnibenevolent of him. Nomads wondered less because they were more busy, its evidenced by the differences in their tall tales and myths, compared to sedentary society's. The difference being no dogma, its about understanding and learning their environment, it was made to be confusing to be easily remembered and pondered about in relation to tasks they needed to develop, thus it was beneficial to their survival. Just like its beneficial to be part of a community, even if they are wrong, it means more help regardless and who can compete against numbers of people all by their lonesome? Did nomads need purpose? Life simply was. Temples were not built til sedentary lifestyles emerged. And their stories and myths were to cause a deeper understanding. Its like combining confusion curiosity planning and possibility. And psychology dictates those feeling confusion hear contradictory facts. But it makes things more interesting if people only subconsciously recognize it as inaccurate, perhaps. Giant wolves and beavers fighting which formed the Mississippi and its basin? A story involving such forces them to imagine it, then when they see how massive the region is, it feeds into the idea of how great and massive they must have been. Its like stretching the imagination for better structure on working around those animals (both have to do with rivers, without wolves rivers change its been factually proven, and of course beavers make sense too, and a lot of natives loved wolves.) Originally the fact would be there perhaps, someone might have known it, then shared it. But remembering a fact is climactic. A story that seems impossible is not climactic, it continues to be shaped, and thus had social benefits to develop it over time, and to remember the more imaginative ones. Ones which could help the generations better. With the advent of religion that changed to dogma. Behavior is what determines the course of the village or town. Thus they tried regulating it severely. Even innate curiosities had to be stifled with threats to avoid danger against bandits and neighboring villages. They took up sheep, and their doctrine as early as genesis says the land is human property given to them by god to exploit. This justifies hunting off wolves, and raising sheep, despite it promoting dry-lands. Now look at the middle-east, does it look fertile to you? Thats the result of your 'purpose', to procreate, dominate, and consume regardless for the consequences. http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2871076/overgrazing_and_desertification_in_the_syrian_steppe_are_the_root_causes_of_war.html Just for one example that I am not pulling it out of my ass. Source: Life was just an accident?
  7. What Mythological beings or creatures would you like to see make an appearance in the show? Personally, I'd love to see some norse mythological creatures put in as well that exist up north in the crystal empire, like Fafnir or Jormungar; Maybe even have there be a prison located underneath the ice of the north called Helheim that acts as a counterpart to Tartarus down south
  8. Sometimes I enjoy writing stories, especially making own my own mythologies, even though I am a Christian myself. One of my own myths, for some of my fictional stories' backgrounds, goes like this: "Once upon a time, God creates a man and a woman, and places each of them on the opposite ends of an island. Both of them start off knowing nothing, not even of their creator, but they eventually learn to create their own clothes and language(s), and survive on their own. They meet each other one day. Both of them thought that they were the only human in existence, although they sometimes imagined other humans and beings as they felt lonely, until they noticed each other. Each of them thought that the other is a strange animal that looks somewhat like them ... " Do you think that either: both the man and the woman would be fascinated at each other, and would even fall in love and reproduce? the man would hunt the woman as though she were an animal (or vice versa)? something else?
  9. Unlikeable Pony

    Angels in equestria...

    so, here's a question: We've got a pony with the name angel wings; so this implies that the concept of "angels" exists in equestria, yeah? So what do you think, in equestrian mythology, "Angels" are? I mean, we've got winged ponies already and "Celestial winged horse that's composed of virtue" seems like what an ALICORN is in their world, so what do you think the concept of an angel is in their world?
  10. heavens-champion

    General Zeus vs Thor

    Who would win in a fight? Zeus or Thor?
  11. heavens-champion

    Twilight Sparkle and Mythology

    How would Twilight like Earth myths, such as Greek, Norse, Celtic, Egyptian, etc.
  12. Title is self explanatory. If there was a war between the Norse Gods from Asgard and the Titans of Greek Mythology, who would win?
  13. In classical Greek mythology, when Pegasus struck the ground on a mountain's sides, it caused springs to burst out. These springs became sacred to the Muses, who raised Pegasus after Athena brought the winged horse to them, earning his association with the Muses and inspiration. Since Rainbow Dash herself is a pegasus, how do you think she would also be as inspirational as the classic Pegasus of mythology?
  14. I didn't add Earth Ponies because they aren't exactly mythological horses. If they are, I haven't seen any myths about horses or ponies that are able to grow food. Unicorn: A horse that has a single horn on its head Pegasus: A horse that has wings Alicorn: A horse that has both wings and a single horn Hippogriff: A creature that has the front of an eagle and the back of a horse Hippocampus: A creature that has the front of a horse and the back of a fish Hippalectryon: A creature that has the front of a horse and the back of a chicken
  15. WELCOME TO CELESTIA'S SCHOOL OF MAGIC! this is where you can post theories, debate headcanons, discuss science and magic in the mlp universe, inquire on the origins of equestria, argue the divine nature of alicorns, predict the future, seek the knowledge of the universe ect ect ect. if you don't know the difference then let me explain, theories are ideas though not proven have a basis in the show and a possibility of becoming canon, headcanons are ideas that though they have a basis in the show they have a low chance of becoming canon and have very little to no evidence supporting them. ill start this thread off with some of my own theories and headcanons which you are welcome to debate if you wish. THEORIES 1. the alternate timelines in cutie remark are now alternate universes thanks to starlight and twilight messing with the time stream. the tree of harmony and the map are connected to each of the created universes. when you go back in time to fix some thing and succeed then there never would have been anything to fix in the first place, the multiverse then creates a alternate universe where you did not succeed in your quest. 2. twilight has unlimited magical potential evidenced by her cutie mark being the very symbol of magic displayed upon the element of magic, she will eventually be the most powerful pony in equestria. 3. changelings are a dark offshoot of the alicorn race. there deformity probably came from turning to dark magic and symbiosis is how they keep there immortality. 4. unicorns use math in magic spells, as evidenced by all the different equations twilight is constantly drawing on her chalk board. magic is inextricably entwined with telekinesis and quantum physics, except for emotional magic. 5. starlights cutie mark is nullification magic, as evidenced by her ability to steal cutie marks and dampen twilights magical ability to put them on even ground in the cutie remark HEADCANONS 1. the tree of harmony is a mystic lock keeping some ancient evil from invading the world. the only way the lock will open is if the balance of harmony is shifted and there is more evil than good, because the tree of harmony is now connected to more evil universes than good as of the cutie remark. the tree will open soon and whatever is lurking beneath will burst out. 2. tartarus was created by the consciousness of the great evil that is locked up by the tree of harmony. I hope to see the finest minds in equestria enter CELESTIA'S SCHOOL OF MAGIC. I hope we can work together to make great breakthroughs in all things mlp. debates are encouraged.
  16. I have heard people say that they think celestia should go bad, well what if celestia, luna and cadence went bad at the same time! you may wonder why any of them would go evil. I think the only way for any of them to go bad would be for a more powerful villain to be pulling the strings from the shadows, perhaps the movie villain. this is my idea for that villain PROTOSIPPOS THEOS (first pony god) protosippos has 3 heads, earth pony, Pegasus and unicorn. he also has wings and is 100 feet tall. HISTORY in the beginning there was magic, and from this magic was born the universe. from the chaos came forth protosippos, the first pony. from his very essence he brought forth his children, the earth ponies inherited his strength, the Pegasus his wings and the unicorns his magic, over them he set the alicorns, made in his very image. other creatures were born upon the same day that were not his, they were the dragons. wise and powerful the dragons lived in the mountains far from the ponies. one day protosippos called fafnir, the wisest of dragons, to come tell him his future. fafnir told the god that a race of his descendants would bring about his imprisonement. enraged by this protosippos slew almost all dragons which is why there are not many today. protosippos grew paranoid, his heads which were usually in total agreement could not decide which of there descendants would imprison them, thus the gods personalities split. each of his personalities chose a race, then they sent them to war! the earth ponies followed terrason( the left head) the Pegasus followed Pegasus (the right head) and the unicorns followed lord karkadann (the middle head). the alicorns looked down from alicron(there homeworld) and saw the war. some alicorns wanted to stop the war while a few wanted to join the destruction. the evil alicorns were weakened, destroyed and banished, these were the progenitors of the changelings. the remaining alicorns attacked there father in his weakened state, the battle raged, the magic of there gods fell like blood upon the earth and imbued certain beings with intelligence, this is how griffons and other intelligent races came to be. the alicorns won and imprisoned his 3 personalities in a reality behind there own, thus fulfilling the prophecy. to keep him imprisoned the alicorns gave there remaining strength to create the tree of harmony, a inter universal lock, which could only open if evil outweighed good in the universe, they then died. millennia later starswirl sensed protosippos stirring, and has been keeping him asleep ever since. MOTIVATIONS as terrason he wants to destroy all Pegasus and unicorns, along with every race created in the battle of the gods as Pegasus he wants to destroy all earth ponies and unicorns, along with every race created in the battle of the gods as lord karkadann he wants to destroy all earth ponies and Pegasus as well as every race created in the battle of the gods. as Protosippos theos he wishes for vengeance on all alicorns and the destruction of every race created in the battle of the gods, he wishes to rule as a benevolent god over equestrian as he did in the days of old. HOW HE COULD BE USED IN THE SHOW/MOVIE protosippos could break out and inhabit the bodies of the princesses, turning them evil and giving them immense power. if his personalities were fused into one again, he could take physical form. I hope he is voiced by james spader please post your thoughts on this guy! I wanna know how everypony would feel about this. apparently sunset shimmer was created on the forums before being on the show, I hope the first pony god can make it to tv to.lord willing will update later how I believe his imprisonment could actually be near its end!
  17. I think there is something that we all want from this series and that's having more phantasmal creatures in the series. One of those that i always miss are my favorites, the Lamias. Alot of you (if not all) already know how much i love snakes and i have grown a liking to Lamias, which in greek mythology are hybrid of a human and a snake, or in the case of Equestria, a hybrid between a snake and a pony and i think in the world of Equestria it would make sense, since alot of the creatures are inspired by greek mythology (Manticores, Chimeras, etc.) I thought about it like this. Instead of having a whole civilization of Lamiaponies, how about having just a few, or maybe just one, who have/has been cursed and is/are now hiding from civilization in the Everfree? You could even do an episode out of it, with Pinkie finding one in the Everfree, who is very shy because of it's looks. But Pinkie tries to introduce him in Ponyville. A few go wrong at the beginning, but something will happen that will win the Lamia the trust of the folks in ponyville, giving us a lesson of not judging someone, eventhough he looks like a monster. What do you think about it? Would you like Lamiaponies in the show?
  18. Which Greek God is thou's parent? https://www.qzzr.com/c/quiz/116605/d03d4b6c-d85f-4c0e-a1c3-c9155e973ce5 This is a quiz I kind of enjoyed, and it was lengthy. So it seemed like you couldn't easily manipulate it to get a god of your choosing. I kinda always thought, I might have been a son of Poseidon, not that I'm complaining because Hade's is awesome. This is the result of mine to show you an example. Anyway, I'm interested to see what other people get. Edit: I added in a poll, so we can see which god has the most babies. I don't what the other god is yet, so I'm waiting for someone to reply with it. I think it's Hera or Hestia.
  19. Okay, so in my intro post to the welcoming forum, I stated that I was not a Unicorn, Pegasus, Earth pony, or Alicorn. I said I was a Kelpie. For anyone who doesn't know, a Kelpie is a half horse and half fish. Yes, I'm talking about Sea ponies. Ugh, and I don't like that term. People don't really seem to like sea ponies and honestly, neither do I! That is why I want to make the distinct difference between the two. ....Kelpie sounds cuter! Yeah, yeah, lame reason is lame, but also here is another point. Kelpie is the mythological name for it. So is Hippocampus, but Kelpie, again, sounds cuter. Kelpies also live, not only in saltwater bodies, but fresh water bodies like rivers, lakes and streams. Kelpies are not limited to the Sea like the term "Sea ponies" does. I really hope that they plan to make an episode where some or all of the main six go into water via map... thing. I mean, they kind of have it set up where they can go under the water or into the sea. Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks pretty much showed us that it is possible to meet these different ponies. When Adagio and the Dazzlings were shown to be Sea ponies, I thought. Cool! Wait, does that mean there is another species of PONIES?! *Excited squeel* There could be a whole other kingdom under the water that may need friendship.And whether you want to count the Equestria Girls movies, you still can't deny that would be cool. I just don't want them to call them Seaponies. They should be called Kelpies!
  20. Anybody have one? Mine would have to be the Phoenix.
  21. I personally loved all of the mythological creatures that are placed into episodes of MLP. As I watched from season 1 to the end of season 4, I noticed a handful of them and it only makes sense to have other mythological creatures in a show with mythological ponies. Which one is your favorite? Here are some images in case you forgot what they look like: Cockatrice: Cerberus: Orthros: Chimera: Phoenix:
  22. Original image! So, don't get me wrong, the majority of people I've talked to and seen have very much enjoyed the Dazzlings (myself included. I'm mostly gay, and goddamn am I straight for the Sirens). If not their personalities (which weren't the most original thing in the world), their music is a no-brainer. The writers and voice actors did an ace job making these characters entrance people with their music, on and off screen. Still, I have seen a lot of people in reaction videos or forums who 'didn't like' the design of their original, Equestrian forms. While that's perfectly fine, I'd like to point something out from how I understand it, so that those who don't enjoy it, can do so for the correct reasons x) The Sirens were two (three or more in later myths) beautiful creatures who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. Their apperance has changed throughout mythology, from bird women to mermaids to even full-bodied human females or other varients, but one thing has never changed; they're identified as creatures of, or around the ocean. The Siren's depicted forms are based off the Hippocampi, massive aquitic seahorses made of water that pulled Posidon's chariot in Greek Mythology. By choosing this as the Siren's original forms, DHX did two things simultaneously: * Made the Sirens pony-like, as to keep with the show's theme, and to mimic their similar apperance (aka, they look like ponies in the Equestrian world, just as they look like/are humans along with everyone else in the human world). * Made a callback to the original myth of the Sirens, by choosing a creature that originates from the sea. So yeah, there's some brief mythology for those who haden't been aware x) I'm pretty sure this is why the Sirens were depicted as they are. I'm a fan of it, simply because of the tie-ins it acomplishes, along with being releveant to the show's lore.
  23. There already were a lot of mythical creatures in the show: basilisk, centaur, minotaur, dragons, hydra, manticor, chimera, gryphons, and so on. So which mythical creatures should be met by whom in the next Season in your opinion? I go with these three: The Spirit of the Forest: Most old, large forests have a myth about an spirit that protects/haunts/lives in/all at once the forest. And there is no forest greater, darker, more mysterious, than the Everfree Forest. So it would be very intersting if Fluttershy meets the Spirit of Everfree Forest. I imagine the Spirit as a large, silvery-blue deer whith antlers like curvy branches of ancient trees. It should have a mane of a plant like Ivy, and a hindquerters that seem to merge with the forest. It also should have the friendly and calm eyes of a deer, but at the same time the vicious, dripping theeth of a bear. Yep, thats what I think the Spirit of Everfree Forest would look like. The Glatisant: A not very well known creature with the head and neck of a snake, the body of a leopard, the haunches of a lion and the feet of a hart. It is also known as "The Questing Beast", for loving nothing more than being hunted (when its hunter Sir Pedrag fell of his horse and died, it was so sad that it drunk several lakes) and "The Barking Hound", for "barking as loud as a thousand wild hunting hounds hunting", when its hunter lost its track. This is quiet easy, since it is very fast, can teleport, vanish into the backgrounds, and move trees and rocks to conceal it or block the way of the hunter. I think it would be quite possible that Discord creates such a thing, sets it free in the Everfree Forest, and then proclaims he would create a whole lot of bucks (or something like that) for the pony who catches the creature alive. The Sphinx: This one is very well known, I think: A lion with an eagles wing and the head of a young woman (maybe a pony in the show). When someone crosses its path, they have to pass a test (usually a riddle) or be eaten. The perfect opponent for Twilight Sparkle, I think. So, which mythical creatures do you want to see in the show?
  24. I wish to touch multiple issues with this so mods... bear with me even if the tittle doesn't touch all subjects. So... let me say a few things about myself first. My name is Dennis or Dionysios and i come from Greece. Unfrotunately while i have found some greek bronies upon the Internet i unfortunately haven't stumbled upon any of you who share the same nationality with me. I litterally feel like i'm the only greek guy out here. It's seriously baffling... maybe Mlp isn't that popular in Greece? Hmmm.... In any case let me just start to say something here. I have noticed some people here on the forums mistakenly quoting popular greek myths just from the way they have seen them from movies. I sometimes feel that shows and movies litterally KILL the myth they choose to depict. That's not just the myths though... that's history as well. Let me just say an example... The "300" movie were supposedly 300 stood up against the Persian army... was a joke... I'll have you know that there were actually over 1400. I will not delve more into the subject because i could talk hours about this i'll just say out of 1400 we glorified the time-old tradition of 300 war mongering spartans. That is all. Now back to MLP i have seen that MLP has taken a quite... better view of the mythology. In any case it at least respects and is truthful to the myth even if it changes the attitude and it's approach on the myth. So far i haven't seen a case of inaccuracy as far as i'm concerned. So question number 1:Do you feel like MLP has respected the mythos and general legends it has touched? That being said i see many similarities with the non-directly referenced things in Mlp. For example see this... In Greek mythology, Nike (Greek: ???? , pronounced [n? ?k??], meaning Victory), was a goddess who personified triumph throughout the ages of the ancient Greek culture. She is known as the Winged Goddess of Victory. Nike is the Goddess of strength, speed, and victory. She is a symbol of how fast the news of victory can travel and the fastest deity in ancient mythology. http://genzoman.deviantart.com/art/Nike-goddess-of-victory-120719773 Notice the similarities anyone? Also did you know? Luna's Original name was Selena http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selene Great similarities i might add... Or perhaps Twilight as Athena with her owl Owlicious? http://himawari-chan.deviantart.com/art/Athena-Twilight-Sparkle-Colored-282291813 Or Applejack as Demeter? http://himawari-chan.deviantart.com/art/Demeter-Applejack-266651025 Fluttershy as Artemis? http://himawari-chan.deviantart.com/art/Artemis-Fluttershy-266662496 Or Pinkie Pie as Dionysos? http://himawari-chan.deviantart.com/art/Dionysus-Pinkie-Pie-266654146 Or... well perhaps i don't think it fits her but Hermes Rainbow Dash? http://himawari-chan.deviantart.com/art/Hermes-Rainbow-Dash-266277121 Or Aphrodite Rarity? http://himawari-chan.deviantart.com/art/Aphrodite-Rarity-266278493 Or Octavia/Lyra Apollo? http://twiddlechimp.deviantart.com/art/Octavia-the-Ponyess-of-Music-244006276 I personally see similarities of Queen Chrysalis to Metis who is a titaness shapeshifter of cunning and wisdom. Or perhaps Proteus "God of Elusive Sea Change" who was capable into transforming anything! Question two:What figures do you see resembling acnient greek gods and why? Or in fact do you see them resembling other pantheons? If so then why... So three... i thought that MLP had stopped referencing Greek Mythology for quite some time... then comes Orthros... allegedly as the myth says brother to Cerberus two-headed dog. Well i was mistaken... it seems the Greek Myth influence is still strong with this one. There are a lot of things that could be encountered... like Scyla and Charibdys or new species like mermaids, or i don't know... anything! So here comes my third and last question... Question number 3:Do you believe that we will see more greek mythology references? Which are the ones you would like to see? What kind of creatures from said mythology would you like to see? LET THE FUN.... BEGIN!!! Note to mods... i know there might be threads about this topic but they seem to be like a year or more old so i figure it's about time i refreshed this.
  25. IridscentNionios

    Characters Relateable to MLP?

    So... has this happened to you? You are watching an anime, playing a card game, seeing a movie... and suddenly you see it. The patterns align in your mind, you make the connections... and suddenly you can't unsee it. "This character really looks like X from MLP:FiM!" Well if it has then i got good news for you... you're not the only one. So... open the spoiler below and tell me what you see. http://cardfight.wikia.com/wiki/Regalia_of_Midnight,_Nyx ((If in any case this pic appears suggestive i am willing to delete it. In no way do i want to break forum rules. Guess i'm just being paranoid.)) So that was Nyx and Hemera aka Night and Day in Ancient greek. So... i read their lore and... "Being the user of "Midnight Lullaby", she is the goddess who reigns over nights of the Sanctuary. Her power increased with the darkness of night, but she lost her strength when the sun rises. By sharing mana with "Hemera", the goddess who was born at the same time with her, she could unleash her full strength during the day if she was accompanied by Hemera. She is awakened slightly later than Hemera, which makes her the "younger sister", but no one could discover this at the first sight." And i'm like... oh my god Luna and Celestia? SWEET!!! Man i'd love to see this ponified. So here's my question, my point. Have you ever felt characters relating to other characters in MLP? Can you show us some? Why do you feel they relate? Would you like to see said characters in a crossover or ponified?