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...and it's such a wonderful surprise.

Also, I call headcanon.

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Lpswolfblood69 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student
Aww cute!!!!!
VampireDarcy Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015
And that's how Shining Armor got his cutie mark. :) (Smile)  Also, I love your avatar.
inflationdoom Featured By Owner Edited Aug 3, 2015
that can be the out come sense it is a shield but i thought it was because he make a great shield

" get the hint " 'he' makes a great shield
TerribilisScriptor Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015
that would be an amzing story behind his talents ^^
NezaTheHeedgehog002 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2015
maybe here you have little mistake but it's real so cute:3
Bonklefan99 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015
New headcanon accepted.
Darklighthealicorn Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015
awwwwwww so cute! 
ZombieFX Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015
So Shinning armor is a Pikachu? Oo (with teleport ability)
Katjoymad Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
very sweet
segamarvel Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015
This... picture... is so AWESOME! Please tell me you do commissions? I would GLADLY pay you to draw something as awesome as this!
GUILLE832 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015
Threatening an alicorn... well, you can´t say those guys discriminate their victims
Dunstlaeufer Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Student Photographer
Yay! Very nicely done.
ArtisticNinjaCat Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Where did Smarty Pants come from? The bullies took that stuffy then it appeared after Shining Armor scares them off but the didn't have with them I'm confused
Chroniton8990 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014
If this was the real world: The bullies then reported the incident to the press resulting in Shining Armour being shamed, "for abusng his guard position and powers" and questions are asked about the Royal Guard. In order to save face/avoid any further bad publicity the Royal Guard fire him causing him to fall into deep depression/let himself go leading to Cadence losing interest in him and eventually even his parents giving up on him. Then the only person who still believes in him, (his little sister) is sent away to study.
Void-Wolf Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Student General Artist
Though this appeared to be before he joined the ROyal Guard, hence gaining his cutie mark and he has the word of Cadence backing him up.

Real world doesn't always mean depressing ya know
Chroniton8990 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015
So it would ruin his career chances instead of costing him his position. The same questions would still be asked about the Royal Guard and his depression would be just as bad. While real life may not always be depressing it is most of the time regardless.
Void-Wolf Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student General Artist
Don't think I follow your logic. Especially since it's not uncommon to send bad kids to the military to straighten them out. Also, he didn't do anything to them and he has Cadence backing his statement so his word would be considers more valid than those of the bullies.

what was the point of you pointing this anyway?
1.Questions asked about the implied failure in the Royal Guard's selection and training processes that would be construde to have been implied by the incident, (ie: Failure to notice and straighten out bad kids aswell as to what extent such bullying and power abuse is insitutionalised in the organisation.
2.The press would blow it out of proportion into a scandal to sell papers regardless of who backs him up leading to him being fired as a .P.R. damage limitation move.

The point is to show that the world isn't as nice as the picture implies and how damaging his actions would be when translated into real life.
Void-Wolf Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Student General Artist
Except that this isn't real life and he really didn't do anything outside of teleport tbem and I doubt the media would be interested in this.

I really fail to see the logic here and worst case scenarios isn't what life is about. 
newflutterpie Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
They would be interested in what his cutie mark meant, but then again, he doesn't have to go in much detail.
dbringle Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh my god it's nyan dalek!!!!:excited: EEEEEEEEEEE>.... oh wait.. aahh-I mean great comic really great comic (no seriously I love it it's awesome the emotion is great but still I Little Pixel Heart Little Pixel Heart  the nyam dalek)
SeventhSkull Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2014
"Do you know why older brothers are born first? So they can protect the little ones that come after them." -- Ichigo Kurosaki

Cheers my friend. All the cheers for you.
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ladyblackbird13 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
Sweet Jesus, I shall die of all this cuteness!
alexwarlorn Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
This couldn't have been more perfect. 
AwesomeSauce432 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's beautiful.

oh, and nice reference to the extended theme song. I like IT.
kiinastar Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014
Awww, that's  good big brother. Beautiful comic.
BadWolf1000 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I could see him saying, "I'll always protect you twiley" and getting his cutiemark.
vvolfeh Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Student Artist
Oh god,

I shed a tear.
Sky-Zoned Featured By Owner Edited Jul 30, 2014
Such a great older brother and a kind foalsitter! :D
In retrospect, it isn't wise to pick on a foal in front of an older pony, especially a princess
StreamSecret Featured By Owner Edited Jul 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Twilight looks so scared when they show up again, but Cadence's face makes me think "This is who's she's scared of?"
Also, wouldn't the fact that Cadence is an alicorn scare them off? 
The story's real nice though, and the shading is awesome.
Tumtiger Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
Dumbest, bully's, ever!
o0Airheart0o Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014
(Dang, I thought it would be for his shield spell. After all, it is a shield, and the symbol for the element of magic's on there...I'm still going with my theory. I like this though)
SnowTails Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
aww now thats a big brother :3
0liviahorse Featured By Owner May 15, 2014
Ask-Eclipse-Pony Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
At first I was like: D'awwwwww,
Then I was Like: Twilight's horn piercing Shining Armor's chin? o-o
MangueTheCat Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Star-Von-Alicorn Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
p-a-t-a-r Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I just headcanoned this so hard, it wont be able to walk for a week.
ZippyZak Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ZippyZak Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oops. That plz doesn't exist x.x
CutieCrissy Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Student Photographer
Nilac6 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014
Head cannon Accepted. 
julka03 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
This is have its done! 
Windsurfer Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Big Brother Shining Armor will END YOU if you mess with his baby sister XD Good job with the colors!
lunaisbestpony1 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Oh the feels!
DarthVader447 Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014
You mess with his sister, you get the hoof!
Infantium Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014
Actually dawws outloud
Celestial-Rainstorm Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is actually an awesome way he got his cutie mark. Well done!
ROBLOXgeneralduncan Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
if there is one lesson to learn here its; DON'T MESS WITH TWILIGHT WHEN SHINNING ARMOR IS AROUND!  [or he will end you...maybe]

Dude, awesome job
demonlovers Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013
too cute amazing job
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