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Now featured at Equestria Daily, it seems. o3o
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Another preview for you guys from Requiem, made special all thanks to good ol' :iconvolcanico:!

As you all know, he made my last "preview" of the Mane 6 look positively amazing. And he's done it again with my sketches of the royalty of MLP! I mean, JEEZ! I literally squeed and clapped my hands like a child. I have no shame. I:

I highly recommend taking a look at this guy's gallery! DO EEEET! D8
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So I'm pretty sure those of you who actually follow my stuff will know where the sketch came from; the "pony royalty test" thing. Wheeeelp, I liked it enough to get it colored, as you can see. c:

And before anyone asks, I only did the royalty that had horns and wings as a bit of a comparison. And Twilight Sparkle isn't included here because, in Requiem, she doesn't ascend into becoming an alicorn, ONLY because the story was made before season 3. o3o

SO! Let's move on, shall we, to a quick description of our lovely ladies:

In my headcanon, Princess Celestia and Princess Luna are, by definition, ponies. But because they harbor an exceptional amount of magic from all three breeds, they could easily be considered a sort of subspecies or simply demi-gods. To most of their subjects, they are gods, even though that isn't true. The only thing they are immortal to is age, but they are still able to die from outside causes. It's actually managing to kill them is the trick.

Because several people keep asking me, I've decided to add this in too: In my headcanon, as Luna grows more power she begins looking more and more like a creature of the night. This is turn will have her gaining a hybrid between bat-like wings and bird-like wings, fangs, slitted pupils, and tufted ears. To put it simply, when she reaches her peak she will look similar to NMM, only you can easily tell that she is NOT corrupted and that there are still some differences to her and NMM's overall appearance.

Princess Cadence, on the other hand, IS NOT AN ALICORN in my headcanon (all caps because I can't emphasize that enough. o3o ). She is a winged unicorn (can be called a pegacorn, horned pegasus unicorn pegasus), which possess a horn and wings, but do not possess the powers of an alicorn or their immortality to aging. Winged unicorns are not rare, but they don't happen too often either, and are not always born into royalty (or become royalty). Winged Unicorns harbor the magic of a unicorn and a bit of magic of a pegasus, and earth-pony genes ARE needed somewhere in the family tree in order for this sort of pony to be born, but it's nothing close to god-like.

Cadence is a special case, where her magic is a bit stronger than a normal Winged Unicorn, and she even harbors a tiny level of Earth Pony magic; perhaps it's because she's blood-kin to the princesses. But yeah.

HOWEVER, I'm beginning to fall into the headcanon of where Cadence follows the more canon path of how she was originally a pegasus, but was "Ascended" into an alicorn. This is where I have the headcanon that she is an "artificial" alicorn, where she gains the magic of all three breeds but no where near as close to the level Celestia and Luna have (the sisters are born alicorn in my headcanon). And even as an artificial alicorn, she isn't immortal, although her lifespan has expanded. And because she was originally a pegasus, her strongest magic resides in pegasus magic.

As for Chrysalis, you all know she's a changeling. The way I see it, the Changelings are some sort of... I dunno, sub-species of ponies, so they look sort of like them, but they're actually more related to reptiles than ponies (sorta like the hyena; it sort of looks canine but it's more related to the Herpestidae, the mongoose and such ). They lay cluches of eggs and are perhaps cold-blooded (I haven't decided if they were or not), but have the behavior that resembles a hive mind, where they worship and work for one single Queen at a time.

Changelings have something of their own identity, in that they can have slivers of personalities and quirks and different appearances, but its in their very being to CRAVE being one with their queen. As in, they don't really want individuality, only to be as close to their queen as possible. That doesn't stop the fact that some queens are more popular than others for various reasons.

Anyway, Chrysalis. Where as most queens often see their hive as simply pawns in whatever they so desire, I see Chrysalis as one of the few queens that actually harbor a respect and care for her "subjects". That's probably one of the reasons why she's so popular to her particular hive. That, and perhaps because she isn't stupid. o3o

Buuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuut yeah. I'll put more up later, but for now ask away if you have any questions. c: And thanks for stopping by to take a look. ^.^
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:iconravenseclipse22305:
RavensEclipse22305 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
Its beautiful, but Luna's wing is to big.
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
They're fine. They're supposed to be big anyway.
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RavensEclipse22305 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  New Deviant Student Digital Artist
Oh.
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SaoirseRanekaera Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love the way you do wings....
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TwistedTwisty Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
omg...that drawing is beautiful! Princess Celestia Awe Plz 
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PsariUsagi Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really love your headcanons! ;w; They make a lot of sense, actually.
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks although this headcanon is kinda obsolete since it's pretty old. o3o
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PsariUsagi Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome. Ah I know cx They're still quite interesting.
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Lys333 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Are you going to do a "re-draw" of Chrysalis to get along with your Changelings headcanon (to see the queen) ?
I ask you that because it's pretty old and you just did that with the sisters ;)
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
I will eventually. :3
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Lys333 Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Can't wait to see her :D
Thanks for the reply ;)
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redmiranda1 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
These are great!
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:iconearthsong9405:
Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks! :3
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cobeoe Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2015
Gundam wing zero custom zero has the best wings

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chuckitty Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015
Absolutly stunning! I love how etherial Celesta looks, the sheer magnificence of Luna, perfect innocence of Cadance and of course Chrysalis in all her defiant glory. Majorly awesome piece Princess Celestia 
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you! :3
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DeltashockOmnihorn Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I find it odd that people draw chysalis with them. she is not an alicorn. not even a pony.
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
It doesn't necessarily matter. She's not an alicorn, she's not a pony, but she IS royalty of the changelings, which is pretty close to ponies as far as overall structure goes. So they may as well add her.
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RavenIsRigby Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
I like the idea of Luna having bat wings o0o
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Kris18 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2015
wow amazing
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:icontrantercloud101:
TranterCloud101 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:O... That's all I have to say about it... :O
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EyeWonderUniverse Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!!
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks! ^.^
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urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015
wow!
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks! x3
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urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2015
welcome!
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Isabel66590 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015
LUNA Princess Luna (hmm...) plz Princess Luna (hmm...) plz Princess Luna (hmm...) plz Princess Luna (hmm...) plz Princess Luna Like a boss Emoticon Princess Luna Like a boss Emoticon Princess Luna Like a boss Emoticon Princess Luna Like a boss Emoticon free Princess Luna icon free Princess Luna icon free Princess Luna icon free Princess Luna icon Princess Luna Icon for Demiilia Princess Luna Icon for Demiilia Princess Luna Icon for Demiilia Princess Luna Icon for Demiilia 
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uniqueyourself Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
look's very nice! 
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:iconorionstararts:
OrionStarArts Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015  New Deviant  Digital Artist
These are so beautiful!!! Your headcannon designs are the best I've seen! I adore them!
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suntwilig Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  New Deviant
wow!
perfeckt!
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you! x3
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suntwilig Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  New Deviant
did not know that Luna looks so adorable even with dragon wings!
Princess Luna (hmm...) plz Princess Luna (i coming) plz Clapping Pony icon: Nighty Moon Luna 50X50 (icon smaller) 
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azurathewolfcat Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG that Chrysalis design is so beautiful,i love her crown *O*
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TippedTea Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i LOVE cadences headcannon. You make the BEST MLP headcannons iv'e seen, in well, forever.
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks. :3
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Rain4Crystal Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015
Oh Cadence ..... you are so small!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! La la la la 
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Indeed she is. x3
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MewMew55 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
:la: :la: :la: :la: :la: CHRYSALIS LOOKS AWESOME :D :D :D :D!!!!!!!!!!
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KumoriWind Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015
I can't believe I didn't fave this before now! :)
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:iconcartmen2882:
cartmen2882 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
You have really inspired me with drawing ponies. I've started sing your drawins as references. :)
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you so much! C:
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CrabbyKarkat Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014   Artist
This is really well done :3
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks! :3
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CrabbyKarkat Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014   Artist
You're welcome 
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LJ-ATCTION-360 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014
love ChryssyLove 
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks! c:
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arigato9000 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
So Luna becomes a Nightbreed(bat pony).
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Earthsong9405 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
No, she's just an alicorn with a unique wing design. Ponies with bat wings do not have the same wing-type as Luna does.
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arigato9000 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Oh, ok. Thanks for clearing it up. I love Nightbreed Pegasi(my name for them) and think that Sombra was a Nightbreed Unicorn who lost the ear fluff.
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Ask-Yellow-Linkette Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This explains a whole lot, in Cadence's paragraph, about Flaringstar. She was born as a pegacorn but contained NONE of the magic the two rulers of her world have and well... she's mistaken as a alicorn and called 'princess'. She had no magic nor flight when she was younger and she practices. Wouldn't that be considered as a pegacorn? e3e
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