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The Haunted Canterlot by Vashar23 The Haunted Canterlot by Vashar23
But evil things, in robes of sorrow,
Assailed the monarch's high estate.
(Ah, let us mourn!- for never morrow
Shall dawn upon him desolate!)
And round about his home the glory
That blushed and bloomed,
Is but a dim-remembered story
Of the old time entombed.

And travellers, now, within that valley,
Through the red-litten windows see
Vast forms, that move fantastically
To a discordant melody,
While, like a ghastly rapid river,
Through the pale door
A hideous throng rush out forever
And laugh- but smile no more.

Edgar Allan Poe, "The Haunted Palace"

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Discord as Vincent Price in "The Haunted Palace" movie, many major characters turned to (paintings) ghosts who haunt the empty canterlot in a endless gala of empty memories

...I should REALLY try to draw a happy pony-fanart

all stock used credited in the links below
background: [link] (mostly a 3d render if you must know)
Discord: [link]
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JJHatter 2 days ago  New member Hobbyist Writer
"Where hinges creak in doorless chambers...where strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls...where candlelights flicker though the air is deathly still...this is the Haunted Canterlot Palace. Welcome, curious friends! You may not believe it, but beauty once lived in this castle. If beauty lives here still...show herself..."

(A ghostly image of Celestia floats past)

"Lovely, isn't she? Now, come along; I have more beauty to show you...farther on..."  Devilish 

Dialogue paraphrased from the now-defunct English narration for "Phantom Manor."

Sincerely yours,
J.
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Sketchesbyme May 9, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Wow
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Northwestcore Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This blew me away. Simple amazing.
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Vashar23 Apr 5, 2013  Student Digital Artist
thanks dude
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J25TheArcKing Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Damn awesome man!
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dreamer-the-wolf-3 Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it looks soo real !
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:iconandaverde:
fancy Discord! :D
even Rarity would admit he looks good in that XD
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DeathLigerX86 Jul 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
everythings got creepy eye glow. discord is best vincent price!!!
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