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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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:iconquiet-lamp:
Quiet-Lamp Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015
This is amazing. I think it and the little story with it are among my favorite pieces of MLP art of all time! Well done!
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D Thank you very much!
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Gromf007 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's sad. Great idea with the title tho.
I don't know if it was your intention, but thanks to that fancy hat Twi can eclipse entire sun with all of its glory. And same goes for the little sun cowering on the ground in fear.
The more one thinks about the painting the better it gets Heart
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Cooper31 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Outstanding artwork!!
You should be proud of yourself!Clap 
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, Coop. :)
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Cooper31 Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Your Welcome! I've got Warhammer 400k: Spacemarine on PS3!
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YUSS. I love that game! :D
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Cooper31 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I've not played it for a while, but it's awesome!
I Love the Chainsawd, Lasergun and the Hammer eta
i'll remember the game better once I've played it!
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PikkuKuolema Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
As 40K player and pony wather. I clap my hoof against my techarm for approval.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha, thanks a lot, pal. :)
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AlphaDestro Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015
that's going to be bloody
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:iconpunisher143:
Punisher143 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015
One of these days I will get into 40k for real.
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ganondorfone Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
noob detected
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:iconpunisher143:
Punisher143 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015
Yeah.
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SavageLunare Featured By Owner May 26, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
That's kinda dark ;-;
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BlizKreigBob Featured By Owner May 26, 2015
... now I want to see Rarity as a sororitas xD
FOR THE EMPRESS
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Fellmoon Featured By Owner May 25, 2015
Very nicely drawn, even if I could never see Twilight doing this or even consider shooting Celestia unless the princess had been corrupted by chaos or possessed by a daemon.
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Dullahan2 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
According to lore, psykers are very likely to be corrupted by the Warp due to their powers. If Celestia happened to be a psyker, she would either eventually be corrupted or possessed. Or killed by zealous Grey Knights.
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Fellmoon Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
Yes, but unicorns and even alicorns have been shown is quite stable magic users compared to the spellcasters of Warhammer Fantasy and the psykers of Warhammer 40k.

Out of your three suggestions the third feels to be the most likely. Honestly I feel Twilight, given her youth and inexperience compared to her mentor would have her be more likely pony for corruption or possession... along with a thirst for knowledge and drive to learn magic that would draw interest from Tzeentch. What is it that could lead Princess Celestia to be corrupted or possessed compared to her student?
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EqDBot Featured By Owner May 25, 2015
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ZombieFX Featured By Owner May 25, 2015
Twilight and Gaunt...
damn... 

They work for the God Empress :D

lmao... 
i mean i already compared Celestia to HIM ... but... i forgot some minor rly tincy bit that makes them quiet counter parts to one another.

Celestia loves EVERY living being... the Emperor loves his children for sure... but other species... NOT SOOOOOO MUCH :<
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Rosedge Featured By Owner May 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hmm 
Hey mind if i try to make a wallpaper out of this or something? It would be very very hard but it might be interesting so yeah it alright?
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If you like. Just be sure to link back. :)
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Rosedge Featured By Owner May 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah lol i just tried making it didn't turn out to well however i did manage to make some out of some of your other works so it alright if i post them later this week? I always give credit and links so don't worry about that :)
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hunterN05 Featured By Owner May 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I need to read up on 40K lore, and what the hell a Xenos is.

Awesome job dude!
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A xenos is an alien. :)
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:iconhuntern05:
hunterN05 Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhh, interesting...

I need to get into 40K, I've been hearing a lot about it.
And I played the game, it was good.
Facking Orks man.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Which one - Space Marine? That one's sick. :D I also recommend Dawn of War, especially with the Firestorm Over Kuarava mod to bring it closer to codex (tabletop balancing/units).

The tabletop game itself is real expensive, though. :(
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Dullahan2 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2015
NC is right. 120$ for a small set of figures, paint, and the codex for that troop type.
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hunterN05 Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah Space Marine, that was fun, until I found a point
that I couldn't get past because I suck so hard at it XD
Ooo, that sounds epic! I need to check that out sometime.

Tabletop games tend to be expensive ;w;
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LordSleeper Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, this makes me miss the dear Colonel-Commissar of the Tanith 1st.

Thought of the Day: "Thou shalt not suffer a Witch to live!"
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DrButtonCrusher Featured By Owner May 3, 2015
I feel bad for favoring it... but god did you deserve it. This is awesome.
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner May 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, bud. :)
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ArticWarfareCanadian Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm With :iconmactag: on this! It's my Background too!
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:iconncmares:
NCMares Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D Thanks, buddy!
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ArticWarfareCanadian Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No worries! Your art deserves it!
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MacTag Featured By Owner Edited Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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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MacTag Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nps man, your picture increased the badassery of my PC a hundredfold :)
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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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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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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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