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Just some vent art... I suppose. I like the way Discord came out.

Crystals are hard, and cold. They are stone and rock. But they are also organic and slowly grow over time.

Also yes, That's a symbol for Fluttershy's element there in the middle.

Not really sure what's going on here beyond that.

Background is a bunch of textures:


:star: Thanks so much for the feature EQD :heart:


Fluttershy stared in horror at the crystals growing out of Discord. "Discord, what happened? What is this?"

"What? This?" replied Discord non-chalantly. "Oh, it's nothing to worry about. I'm just dying. That's all."

Discord suddenly let out a yell and doubled over in pain as another crystal emerged from his back. Fluttershy quickly flew under his arm to help support him as he started to sway.

"When did this start?" she asked him as she helped him to the couch.

"About two days ago, though I've could've been infected months ago. Years even," he said, gingerly lowering himself onto the couch.

"Infected? Is this some sort of sickness?"

"Of a sort. It's called the Deus Mortalis virus. The Spiritkiller. Right now, the magic in my body is crystallizing at a rapid rate and sending me to a very, very painful death. Overall, it's not an experience I'm relishing right now."

Discord flinched and clutched his side. Fluttershy looked at her friend with a sad expression on her face. "Discord, why didn't you say something sooner? I could've done something to help."

"Because you couldn't have. I've been trying everything to stop it or slow it's progress, and nothing has worked. Besides...I didn't want to you to worry..."

"I'm going to get Twilight," said Fluttershy, flying over to the front door. "She might know some way to cure it. Trust me, Discord, I will make you better."

"And if you can't?"

Fluttershy stopped and turned back to Discord who was sitting upright and staring intently at her. 

"It's better than doing nothing," she replied "I'll be back soon." And with that, she left.

"Nkk." A crystal started protruding out of Discord's palm. "I hope you're right, Shutterfly..."

by :icontrooper924:
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MLPegasis4898 Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*gasp!* Discord?! What's wrong?? Why are crystals growing all over your body??? Some kind of odd disease? :omfg: :omfg: :omfg:
Anyway, this is really well drawn!!! Love it!!! :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce:
BronyofGalifrey9 Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Would you be against me writting a fanfic about this? I love writting for Discord and there is some real potential for this 
lonelynightrain Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
TheCrazyOneOfTheGang Feb 2, 2014  Student Filmographer
I don't know why but the minute I saw this I thought "Sombra's causing evil from beyond the grave! *gasp*,"but the story in the description is way more creative :XD:

Awesome art, I love the lighting on the crystals
C-Puff Feb 3, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Thank you so very much! X3 I'm really glad you like it!
TheCrazyOneOfTheGang Feb 4, 2014  Student Filmographer
no problemo at all :)
FinalAspex Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist
....                      :'D
C-Puff Feb 3, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Thank you so much 8'3
FinalAspex Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist
Favorite.... Twice
FinalAspex Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist
definitely love it
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