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Celestia’s prized student, Sunset Shimmer, must deal with an unexpected remnant of her past while seeking a lost book in the Royal Canterlot Archives. Right after lunch and some meddling from her friends.
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  In an Equestria where the Sonic Rainboom never happened, Sunset Shimmer is the prized pupil of the Princess of the Sun. As Sunset struggles to make up for her past misdeeds and come to terms with the pony she wants to be, Celestia sends her to find the classic work The Application of Unified Harmony Magic from the Royal Canterlot Archives.

  Right after lunch, some meddling by her friends and meeting somepony with firsthoof experience of the Sunset she used to be.

Featured on Equestria Daily on August 18, 2016!

Appeared in the FimFiction Featured Box!

Cast: Sunset Shimmer, Moon Dancer, Minuette, Twilight Sparkle & Princess Celestia


Stories set in the Wavelengths Timeline in chronological order:

Origins Arc

The Alchemy of Chemistry

Bards of the Badlands

Grading on a Bell Curve

Habits of the Equestrian Phoenix

How Not To Use Your Royal Prerogative

Applications Arc

The Application of Unified Harmony Magics

Princess Celestia: A Brief History

The Cloudsdale Report

Dreamers Arc

Tactics of Snowbound Unicorns

A Study in Chaos Theory

Teahouses of Saddle Arabia

As the Raven Flies


Cover Credits

Cover Design by Amber Spark

Sunset Shimmer Vector by TigerBeetle

Pony SciTwi Vector by Osipush

Canterlot Bookshelves Vector by FavoriteArtMan

Sunset Shimmer Cutie Mark by MillennialDan

Beta Reader Credits

Ebon Quill - Worldbuilding Writer on The Manehattan Project

Quantum State - Technical Director of The Manehattan Project

Painted Heart

The Albinocorn - Master of Sunset Shimmer Stories

Strongly Recommended Stories:

The Brightest and the Best by Pineta - The events in this story are considered to be completely canon to this timeline and explain Twilight's entrance exam to Celestia's School for Gifted Unicorns. I cannot recommend this story enough.

MLP Annual 2013 - "The Fall of Sunset Shimmer" - As above, the 8-page short comic in the beginning of the Annual is also considered to be canon, though with some major variations.

Version 3.0 Edit: Extensive grammatical and mechanics changes. Adjustment to timeline of Sunset's second mirror experience.

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Complete
Slice of Life

15,531 words: Estimated 1 Hour, 3 Minutes to read: [Fimfiction.net] [Cache]

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  2. Deep Berried Secrets [Fimfiction.net] [Cache] Feb 5th, 2018
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  3. On the Matter of Harmony [Fimfiction.net] [Cache] Feb 1st, 2020
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Published Jul 20th, 2016

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