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Princess Celestia Defeats Nightmare Moon by 90Sigma Princess Celestia Defeats Nightmare Moon by 90Sigma
"So, it is the night you desire so badly, is it? If I can't sway your opinion, I can at least protect our subjects. Perhaps the night is where you should go."
"Do you really think that me,... the ruler of the night... could be held... by the night sky?"
"It matters not. What does matter, is that for now, there will be peace."
"Mark my words, Celestia... the stars will aid my escape. ...I will return... stronger than before."
"Farewell, Nightmare Moon."
"You aren't going... to say 'Farewell, Luna'?"
"No. My real sister will return. You, however, are not Luna. You will not return."
"You wouldn't say goodbye... to me, would you, Celestia? You don't care... about me. That's why... Nightmare Moon exists. You don't fix... the problems you create. You make them disappear... Discord... Sombra... even your own sister. I hate you, Celestia. I hate you. I don't care how long... it takes. When I return..."

In the story that Twilight is reading, Celestia doesn't have a crown and necklace until after she banishes Nightmare Moon. The tiara she is wearing is the Element of Magic, which she is depicted using in the story to banish Nightmare. The idea of using the Elements of Harmony to banish a sister seems completely contrary to their name to me.
This image also get the honour of the most number of export errors in a single image to date.

Reuse: You are not allowed to reuse this image without permission. If you post it on another site, I ask that you include a link back here.

The Nightmare Moon and Princess Celestia characters and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic are the property of Lauren Faust and/or Hasbro and/or others.
Thanks to NightmareMoonS and Skylark-Torch for feedback while I was creating this.
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Hanisahp Dec 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I like this one
Good one here.
SilverScarlet99 Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the older versions of the elements of harmony
DeadlyCynder May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can I make a papercut of this?
E.g. [link]
As long as it's for personal use only and you do not sell it, then that is OK.
DeadlyCynder May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank You!! :dance:
"Dominated, you evil cross-dresser."
"Consider yourself dominated, you Scotch son of a bitch."
"Dominated, you skirt-twirling Nightmare."
"I love your death cyclops; your death is sweet to me like love is sweet."
"Scotland is not a real Harmony, you are a darkness pony."
"You're like the Cyclops of Greek myth, except you're Luna, and I hate you."
sodanyan40 Feb 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
TO THE MOOOOON! oh wai-*poof*
KatyTheDog Jan 3, 2013  Student Artist
poor luna, having to go to the moon cause of nightmare moon
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