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Cadance by harwicks-art Cadance by harwicks-art
With the release of the latest issues of the comic, I think it's time to put up the portraits of two other members of Twilight's family. I admit to being curious to Cadance's history... I understand one of the tie-in books to the show revealed that she was originally a pegasus who "ascended" or whatever to alicorn and princess status much like Twilight did (albeit not through completing a spell). But where did she come from? Was she always in Canterlot and just unmentioned? It's surely not a coincidence that her cutie mark is the crystal heart, and that she has the same sheen to her hair as the crystal ponies do, despite not sharing their general "crystalliness". But how does she tie in to an Empire that had vanished 1000 years ago?
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OperativeNumbuh227 Featured By Owner May 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, she could be descendant of the true crystal rulers before Sombra came to power. I mean, the royal family could have send their heir away and that heir was Cady's ancestor and her cutie mark relates to her heritage. So she's part crystal pony!
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SugarCloudPony Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014
I love this picture, great job! :heart:
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ZalgoPrincessCadance Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Omg.. *auto fave*

* Cadance
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puppy-eyes-6 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Trying not to get too tied in with the whole cutie mark concept, I think that when she got her cutie mark, it was just to show that she was meant to spread love. When it turned to the empire, her destiny was truly revealed. She may not have been intended to rule, but she had an extremely rare kind of magic, so I guess she was the only pony for the job at the time. I would explain more but then I'd be theorizing about cutie marks and the timeline of the entire show and I just really don't wanna.
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Bioshock140 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013
Pretty.
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victortky Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
Such beauty! XD And I wonder what's her origins!
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xelianthought Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013
Great pic! Will we be seeing Celestia, Luna and the mane cast soon? 
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SQuietSonamy Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's a lot of interesting questions all right. You making me curious also! DX
Really nice and beautiful drawing btw :3
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iluvdevilschild Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
YOU ASK THE RIGHT QUESTIONS AND I CAN'T COME UP WITH ANSWERS. I have pondered these since the wedding.
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saber360 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
very nice :)
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