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“Yoo-hoo! Oh, Mister Stallion! Yes, you! Tell me, darlin’, what’s your name?”


“Well salutations and good afternoon to you, Mister Bruce! I'm Magnolia May. Enchanted and delighted to make your acquaintance!"

"Uh, same-"

"Mister Bruce." Here Magnolia fluttered her impressive eyelashes. "If I may be frank? I find you to be quite the handsome, rugged fellow.
Has anypony ever told you you have the prettiest gosh darned baby blue eyes I ever did see?”

Bruce pawed the ground, suddenly made nervous by this tiny, bold mare. "T-thank you-"

“It’s such a shame they’re offset by those...unfortunate eyebrows."


"Oh, sugarcube, it's alright. I'm sure you're a fairly on the go stallion, you simply don't have time to practice proper grooming! I empathize and sympathize, Mister Bruce." Magnolia patted a comforting hoof on Bruce's shoulder. Bruce's jaw worked, trying to make sense of what was happening.

"Fear not, darlin'. I am trained makeover warrior! Just skedaddle with me over to my salon, and you and I can whip those horrid overgrown dogbrows into shape! And maybe even do somethin' about your mane and coat! Wouldn't that be lovely?”

“Wot the fuck-”

“Ah, I like your spirit!" Magnolia looped her arm through Bruce's, and tugged him forward with surprising strength, for a unicorn. "Come with me, Darling Bruce, and I’ll take you on a journey from drab to fab!" She leaned on his shoulder, and looked up at him with eyes that shone with determination. "You will be my magnum opus.”


and that's the story of how Magnolia and Bruce became besties (that is, she randomly propositioned his scruffy behind in the street one day for a free makeover)

the makeover was long and arduous but after hours of labor she managed to make Bruce look so pretty
Bruce fucking hated it
but found himself inexplicably charmed by her eccentric ways
together, they became a friend duo with combined levels of sass and snark that could destroy a city

i'm a sucker for odd pairs of friends, and platonic male/female friendships, so these two jerks together hit all the right notes for me
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MarikNova Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2017
Heh, would be nice to see how Bruce looked after all the spa time.
XxForeverGoldenxX Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2017  Student Filmographer
dOnT ToUcH MeH BiTcH
infernal-Heart Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
t his made me snort
TwitchUu Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Koalalova122 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol is all i can say to this
paintful23 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2017  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
nice. i really love your work.Kawaii Kawaii 
TiaDrawZ Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
GeneralScourage Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017
 magnum opus
GeneralScourage Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2017
7-billion dollar woman.
illusia-mk Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2017  Hobbyist Interface Designer
drivernjax Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2017
"If I may be frank?"  Why would she want to be Frank?  I thought her name was Magnolia?  Isn't she happy being Magnolia?  LOL.
xXsnipergirlXx1 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
If only I could like comment's...


👍 +1
drivernjax Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2017
LOL.  Thanks.  I always look for an opportunity to be humorous (not the bone but joking).
xXsnipergirlXx1 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem!

And I'm gonna count that as a joke! c:

Papyrus out of no where.
Oh ma god, Papyrus pls staup  SANS! STOP MAKING THESE RIDICULOUS PUNS!
moyashisoba Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2017
good job♪\(○ ⚈ ◡ ⚈ ○)/
DawnsyBebo Featured By Owner May 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
SingSongGamerPony Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2017
"together, they became a friend duo with combined levels of sass and snark that could destroy a city"

I'd love to see them verbally demolishing someone who tries to make fun of them or their friends.
It would be so amazingly, gloriously brutal.
RanniRainbow Featured By Owner May 21, 2017
Yah! i like that idea!
like someone trying to bash Rosie and Stormy for being hippies. Then Magnolia and bruce roasting the ever livivng crap
out of them.
Furzade Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes Chum Bucket will protect the magnum opus. Just hurry back saint.

(Mad Max video game reference)
Randomfoxgirl Featured By Owner Edited Jul 9, 2016  Student Artist
Wait...Isn't Bruce Gay? Or is he Bisexual? :?
MLPNextGenFan Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016
Bruce is gay but May din't knew that
Show-A-Bit-Of-Teeth Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol that makes it even better.
Randomfoxgirl Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016  Student Artist
Oh okay.
TheKrazyKraken Featured By Owner May 22, 2016  Student General Artist
I really want more of this! I'm just imagining Magnolia dragging Bruce to a make up store and making him try it on and Mag is all like "He is beauty, he is grace. He is Miss Equestria State" while Bruce is mentally stabbing her. Or Bruce taking Mag on some sort of shark hunt only to find out she absolutely loves it, including the fish guts. Plz enjoy me dorky ideas!
Oriana-jua Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2016  Professional
Only just read the dialouge. So good!
Saafm1 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I feel ya,Bruce.
DreamCentral Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
The new elements....I can see these two with their own episodes all freaking ready.
CuteKittyWitty Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg my 2 fave characters of yours are Magnolia May and Pandora just aghh I love your work so much!!!
Wagusad Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
oh so may is more of a fusion of her parents
JadetheProxy Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016  Student Digital Artist
I can just imagine Mag talking in a southern accent that can calm you o3o
Toxicthewolf9 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
SilentPrincessIda Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
Brucies blushin 😏😏
Pastel-icious Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Suprising, Magnolia color are almost look like my OC XD
FancyFox02 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I imagine Magnolia May to have the most Southern Belle accent that you could ever hear.
Wagusad Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
May: come on it'll be fun...
Bruce: o_O
JadetheProxy Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Magnolia: Come to my salon for some candy!

Bruce: Uh wai-

Magnolia: TOO LATE *drags him to the salon*
alipopsie Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Is it just me, or does anyone else think of Magnolia's voice as like Cho Chang's in AVPM?
prettytall-mlp Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2015
Badgerhead44 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015
I friggin' love this one Lop I love how you posed them
EllyCooArts Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
i love the way Magnolia May talks
it's the best
Artjitzu Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2015  Student General Artist
Omfg yes. I am literally magnolia (except I'm Australian so I sound different)
minecraftponiez Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I am Australian too!!! Yay more Aussie ppl on theseRoo Ride Dramatic Kangaroo Stare Easter kangaroo icon :iloveaus: Australia flag :flagofaustralia: Friend Frog + Australia Go Aussies Pixel Kookaburra 
Artjitzu Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  Student General Artist
Actually I'm living in Hawaii at the moment but, AUSSIE AUSSIE AUSSIE!
MisticalCreations237 Featured By Owner Edited Sep 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She reminds me of my OC twisty rose, with the hair all fixed up that way!!! XD
WildheartTheWarrior Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I cannot un-hear Kristen Chenoweth for her voice now. :'D
Leapingriver Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good gosh, I love how you write her way of speaking. It's so... county-ish while at the same time sounding so proper, yet straightforward and blunt. Almost like a Southern Belle.

My gosh, I would kill to see a montage then the final results of Bruce's makeover. I can just see Bruce looking at himself in a mirror jaw dropped in absolute horror and what Magnolia did to him and then just her behind him just absolutely elated and cupping her hooves together as she looks at her "magnum opus" I swear, I've fallen complete head over heels in love with your universe and characters. So amazingly developed and just ah! Amazing.

I've been browsing for a full hour, damn you, I got college homework to do! You've made such different and unique characters, I really feel they truly stand out. And their designs are actually not painful to the eyes. They're not just mish mashes of the two ponies, but have enough characteristics of both parents yet different enough to be their own unique character.
Lopoddity Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Golly, thank you! Comments like yours just light up my day! :D
Leapingriver Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome :D
I love leaving comments on people's work that'll make them happy ^^
But truly, of all the next gen work and art I've seen, yours is the only one I feel I can follow due to how believable all the characters seem :)

Has anyone dubbed any of your work? Because I feel a great need to :3 It's the VA in me wanting to give these characters a voice lol.
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