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Canterlot Headcanon 2

14 Jul

Just had another little burst of inspiration about my once a mining town version of Canterlot. It explains why all the unicorns in the capitol wear so much clothing. Back when Celestia moved the capitol there was a lot of crystal dust and other gem mining pollution. So everypony who lived there needed to wear protective outfits of various types. Nobles being nobles a industry sprung up to make the protective clothing fancy and expensive. When the mine was closed, that industry wasn’t going to just vanish. So, poof, they make sure that the citizens of Canterlot enjoy wearing clothes.

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4 Comments

Posted by on July 14, 2014 in My Writing, Ponies

 

4 responses to “Canterlot Headcanon 2

  1. Present Perfect

    July 14, 2014 at 7:46 am

    That makes a whole lot of sense. 😀

     
  2. bchandler2

    July 14, 2014 at 9:26 am

    That would all those abandoned mines underneath the city.

     
    • bchandler2

      July 14, 2014 at 9:27 am

      Oops, missing the word *explain*

       
  3. Griffin

    July 14, 2014 at 10:54 am

    Well, this goes hand in hand with my idea that Canterlot was just a gem mining town until the Nightmare Moon rebellion. This is the kind of thing my brain putters along with at random moments.

     

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