Years ago, a peculiar egg was taken from an unknown location, and was transported among others to Celestia's School for Gifted Unicorns. As part of an entrance exam into the academy, the egg was hatched by a unicorn, bringing an infant draconequus into the world. This unexpected event shocked those in the room, and eventually the young Mirage was taken in by a facility that cataloged mysterious creatures in Equestria. She was presumably raised here, and unlike the other creatures being studied, was given more freedom to explore while under the watchful eye of a scientist. However, she was still prohibited from truly exploring the wonders of Equestrian society, such as attending school with others.
One day, after overhearing the scientists studying her, Mirage inadvertently discovered her magic powers, and utilized them to sneak away from the facility to finally engage herself in the world beyond. Upon arriving in Ponyville, however, she experienced an unfortunate meeting with a civilian who was shocked by her appearance, causing the innocent Mirage to realize the world isn't as lighthearted as she thought. Ever since, she grew up in a society where her very presence led to discrimination, forever changing her outlook on the world and causing her to develop a cold personality and a sense of duplicity towards any species she encountered. Mirage would continue to be insulted and taken advantage of... until the day she finally let loose and became an unrelenting force of chaos and trickery, as well as a bane to all those around her.
With her new personality, astute mind and ever-developing abilities, Mirage pursued a solitary life of reckless indulgence through trickery. She enjoyed every bit of it, until the day she met Bowtie: a pegasus formerly involved the then-dissolved, world-renowned Ponycon event. The two did not first meet under good circumstances, and soon Mirage dedicated her time to endowing Bowtie with as many series of unfortunate events as possible; though majority of the time, these proved ineffective at ruining Bowtie's daily life. After catching word of Bowtie and her new friend Tiebreaker reviving the Ponycon event, Mirage took it upon herself to "volunteer" for the event, with the intention of sabotaging it from within.
As time went on during development, Mirage actually grew fond of working alongside her partners in what became a judgement-free zone; however, this did not stop her intention of wanting to ruin Ponycon, as even Mirage still saw herself as a "monster" within. After assaulting the venue host with a prank and effectively evicting Ponycon from the premises, Mirage resumed her lonely, secluded life. However, through Tiebreaker's encouragement and words of inspiration, as well as learning of Bowtie's true passionate feelings for her, Mirage made up with her new friends, became the event's lead artist, and alongside her new family, helped put on an amazing weekend-long show for ponies, gryphons and everyone else to remember fondly.
Mirage: "Look, you... weren't wrong, Bowtie. I did act like a... a monster. But- I don't want to be one. Not anymore. I thought no
one would ever want to be friends with me. So when you called me your friend- that was the best feeling in the world. You are
different from those other ponies, Bowtie. Even after everything I did to you... you still gave me a chance. I'm sorry for ruining
the convention. But if it's not too late... I want to prove that you can trust me."
Tiebreaker: "We don't get to choose who we look like, Mira. But we do get to choose who we are."
|Ponycon's Mirage makes an unexpected appearance in DEATH BATTLE! What tricks can the beloved draconequus bring to the table?|
My name is Raymond Nuñez (Ray for short), known better online as m3Atl0afman.
I'm a YouTuber, documentarian, cartoon/anime artist, producer, editor and writer.
Hobbies include storytelling, gaming, vs matches, attending pop-culture conventions, and drawing a rainbow-haired hula girl.
Current Residence: Bronx, NY
Favorite style of art: Cartoon/Anime
Operating System: A device that appears to run on some form of electricity.
MP3 player of choice: Tablet. (3DS when former is out of reach.)
Shell of choice: The ones that protect me from plumbers.
Wallpaper of choice: Changes often. Mostly based on photos of friends or characters I love.
Skin of choice: Years later, I still dunno what that means.
Favorite cartoon/anime/video game characters: The Powerpuff Girls (original & Z), The Mane Six, Ryuko Matoi, Little Mac, Samus Aran, Sonic the Hedgehog, Lucario, Ditto, Latios/Latias, Sceptile, Spider-Man, Captain America, Optimus Prime, Konata Izumi.
Personal Quote: "It's the choices that make us who we are, and we can always choose to do what's right."