Reunions (Alternate Version)Night. It was always beautiful. The time when all activity slowed to a crawl, when the dreams of the people flew through the air, imaginations waking and dancing.
Of course, it was also the time when the night prowlers awoke, but that was something else.
Night was relaxing. It calmed the heart. It provided those who knew its beauty with a quiet environment of silent, wistful rumination.
Nopony knew this better than Reaper. Having enjoyed the solitary quiet of the night for most of her life, she knew why she loved the night. Ever since she had been cast out of the royal family, she had used the night to her own benefit. Aria, her other sister, may be the ruler of the night, but one cannot rule something when they do not know its essence.
Sighing softly, she took her green glasses off of her head and slipped them into a small satchel at her side, slowly and quietly making her way across the massive halls of the Castle.
"I am not welcome here, nor will I ever be. But all the more reason t
One sun amongst many, and the lonely little moon, subtle and hidden in the eternal circle, yet its subtle role lay ever important. The youngest of them all, was perhaps the loneliest and ever learning. Though a mere shadow in the elder times, the shadow had become a reflection, a hint of what it was to become.
Princess Arua, the mare of Stars and Eclipses and ultimately, Reaper, looked upon the starry skies. The night, her stars in the night night were shining lightly in the gleaming aurora and artistic design. The moon was still a crescent, still so young, her mane in its physical dark rainbow strands. She sighed lightly as she stood alone by the edge of the waterfall of Canterlot. The stars had told her to come and wait, yet she had no idea why. But years of isolation had taught her patience and she waited quietly, sitting on the bedrock of the ancient mountain.
It seemed to pass hours, nothing happened for quite some time, but then something shining appeared hi