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And Magic Is Heresy by NCMares And Magic Is Heresy by NCMares
"Please." the xenos looked up with hopeful violet eyes.
Behind that hope was fear, however. The being that stood before it was no longer the faithful student she loved, but she was down there, somewhere.

She had to be.

"Will you accept my friendship?"

Twilight Sparkle grimaced as a thousand memories came rushing to the forefront of her mind. Memories of the old world. Of Equestria. Of her friends and the love they shared.
For years she'd been haunted by the inability to complete the phrase. She'd forgotten what friendship was. Now she remembered.

She finally opened her eyes and Celestia visibly shuddered under her glare.

"I'm sorry, Princess."

The bolt pistol clicked.

"But friendship is magic..."

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Am I a heretic for drawing pony/40k? Maybe, but trust me when I say that it's a lot of fun-*BLAM!* This is also fueled heavily by the rule of cool. Should a xenos even be able to touch lovely commissar threads? Probably not, but I think she looks pretty darn awesome in them! If the rule of cool doesn't satisfy you, however, then my condolences. :[

Inspired by this fan-fic.

Twilight's considered a sanctioned psyker by the Imperium, so unicorn "magic" isn't what she's referring to. :) Oh, and this is probably best viewed on a monitor. It's a tad dark. GRIM-dark! >:]

Oh snap - that's the number three slot in the drawfriend! Thank you, guys! :D www.equestriadaily.com/2014/08…
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:icondrbuttoncrusher:
DrButtonCrusher Featured By Owner 1 day ago  New member
I feel bad for favoring it... but god did you deserve it. This is awesome.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner 11 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, bud. :)
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ArticWarfareCanadian Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm With :iconmactag: on this! It's my Background too!
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D Thanks, buddy!
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ArticWarfareCanadian Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
No worries! Your art deserves it!
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:iconmactag:
MacTag Featured By Owner Edited Apr 20, 2015
Had to get this for my desktop. epic picture :)

"If somepony holds a gun to your head and wants you dead, pray that they are a bad pony. A bad pony will want to see you suffer, will drag out the torment to agonizing lengths, maybe giving you time to escape your predicament.

A good pony will just pull the trigger..."
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, dude. :) I'm honored to grace a desktop!
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:iconmactag:
MacTag Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015
Nps man, your picture increased the badassery of my PC a hundredfold :)
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:iconlyra-senpai:
Lyra-senpai Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I'm sure...celestia can't die for a simple bullet.. .__.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know - bolt pistol rounds are .75 caliber. :P
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Rexlare Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Making a combination of something as violently wicked such as Warhammer and something as innocently reasonable like MLP into an art piece revolving around Twilight killing Celestia.


YOU ARE SO BRAVE
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
2Brave4Me! :ohnoes:
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:iconrexlare:
Rexlare Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Though, I'm willing to bet Tia used a bubble shield to rebound the bullet to Twilight. It was a sad day for the Princess of the Sun.
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Irish-John Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015
Warhammer art is the best art.
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morion87 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015
As a sanctioned psyker Twilight is in trouble just for talkng to Celestia. And Celestia is hoping for to much, the Twilight she knew died long ago. And to finish her sentence" But friendship died with Equestria long ago, and the mare you once knew died with it." If thats not what the fic says never mind. This comes from knowing the game. If Twilight once to put her old life behind forever she has to pull the trigger( the most she can give Celestia is a quick death.)
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:iconsfaccountant:
SFaccountant Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015
Heresy! Delicious heresy!

Friendship is magic! And sanity is for the weak!
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D
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Proxy51 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015
There needs to be a lot more of this.  Looking at the frontpage MLP special today, I was just thinking how well a 40K crossover would work.  
Great execution! (No pun intended)
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, thanks a lot! I agree in that we need more 40k. :D
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:iconx12-1992:
X12-1992 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
And Twi is using magic to hold the gun....
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Twilight's considered a sanctioned psyker by the Imperium, so unicorn "magic" isn't what she's referring to. :)
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X12-1992 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
And yet Celestia is basically a Demi-Goddess if not Goddess outright, seems more like Twilight is committing heresy. Who does she even worship? Did....did Christianity get to Equestria?
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Whoa - hold up. This is based on Warhammer 40k, bud. :) You know - "for the emprah!" and all that jazz? It's a tabletop strategy game that has also spawned some awesome video games. Cool universe, for sure. :)
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X12-1992 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Oh. 
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:iconscarletmarine:
ScarletMarine Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015  Student General Artist
Could somepony save Celestia from Twi?
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:iconidislikecake:
idislikecake Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pff, no, who would want to exactly? Twilight is about to bring forth a new golden age.
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:iconscarletmarine:
ScarletMarine Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Student General Artist
Some soldiers.
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:iconidislikecake:
idislikecake Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pot-a'-or
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I suppose they could. :)
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:iconscarletmarine:
ScarletMarine Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Student General Artist
Meh, and can ya also do requests?
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't, sorry pal. :[
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:iconscarletmarine:
ScarletMarine Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Student General Artist
Dangit.
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Fellmoon Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015
Perhaps I am missing something but why the hey would Twilight be shooting Celestia? Why would she be considered 'xenos' and be on the the receiving end of a bolter?

Especially since in most iterations of MLP/WH crossovers Celestia is made to be the God Empress of Ponykind.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This one here is loosely based on the stories 'The Dark Ones' and it's sequel 'Of Xenos and War.' I don't want to spoil nothing, but in this universe Equestria is paid a visit by the Imperium of Man after enduring a great disaster. I definitely recommend The Dark Ones - I thought it was a great read. :)
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Fellmoon Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
Can you perhaps PM/Note me some more information. That doesn't really draw me in, especially if the story has Twilight killing Celestia, which concerns me very much, so you'e going to need to offer me enough information for me to think it is worth the read.

Also don't worry, I am one of those people who spoilers don't ruin the story for me. Heck, if there is a movie I want to see but can't I often look up information and it on TV Tropes... and willingly expose myself to spoilers.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh no, nothing like that. When I say loosely inspired I mean real loose. :D One sec, I'll get you some details, no problem.
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:iconfellmoon:
Fellmoon Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015
Ah okay, so the fanfiction doesn't have Twilight kill her mentor
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not at all. :)
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TheNeoStrike Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
lol Send me any links or details too.... it DOES sound interesting.
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:iconfellmoon:
Fellmoon Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015
Good to hear
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Geldrin Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, you've got some EXTRA HERETICAL content here! Totally love it!
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, I'm glad you do! Thanks a lot. :)
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:iconnlrrebel:
NLRrebel Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015
Never have been so happy for lurking on /mlp/
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Just doing my best. :)
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Drag0nf1y Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015
THIS IS HERESY!!!!!!

... but heresy is oh, so satisfying.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D
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:iconcmansurvives:
CMANsurvives Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
*dies*           *comes back to life* Whoa.
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ZombieFX Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014
IBRAM SPARKLE!
or is it TWILIGHT GAUNT?

still omg........... my 2 all time favorit things come together!
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antibug5 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
Need more background info D:! How can it come so far?! 
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