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Queen Chrysalis by harwicks-art Queen Chrysalis by harwicks-art
Chrysalis currently holds the distinction of being the only true villain the series has left... Nightmare Moon was redeemed and restored as Princess Luna, and Discord promised to behave so he could stay chummy with Fluttershy, while Sombra was blown to bits. Anyone else pretty much just qualifies as an antagonist. I wonder if we'll get any lasting villains coming out of season 4.

The desire to have antagonists reach redemption seems to be pretty strong with the show, at least among a large chunk of the fandom. I know of plenty of efforts to make Chrysalis herself more sympathetic as well. Of course, I've already gone on record as liking some nasty characters, and I'm quite happy having changelings being monsters... but then, I'm old enough to like my vampires evil, undead bloodsuckers preying on innocents and not misunderstood romantic characters. I figure there's room enough for everyone's favorite take though.
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MagicMan001 Featured By Owner May 28, 2014
Personally, I don't mind Chrysalis being a heartless, irredeemable tyrant, but I would very much like there to be an acknowledgement that, "Hey, there are good, or at least neutral changelings int he Changeling Kingdom", ya know?
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G-munz Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
Some side with the Solar Empire, others with the Lunar Republic, but me? The Hive conquers all, Long live the Queen.
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W0nderbolts Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014
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goodgassy Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014
If I could buy a poster of this, I totally would.
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PieMan24601 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
loooove this~
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carminefall9 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
>.> *raw* <.< my WarMineFall P1209 will eat queen chrysalis 
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pounce-de-leijon Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013  Student General Artist
I like the fact that you took a crack at twilight. Kudos, good sir. I enjoy the classic mythos far better as well.
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RainbowThis Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Part of what I liked about dragons is how they aren't always blatantly evil, but definitely subscribe to a different code of ethics than most humans. This always made them intriguing. I kinda feel like this is also true of the MLP Changelings. After all, Chrysi was just trying to find food for her subjects!
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DarthWill3 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So awesome!
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BB-K Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
All green and scratch the sun & moon. :o
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