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You guys, they’re obviously witcher ponies, not bat ponies! See those mutant eyes?

Why a witcher pony? Well, one reason for it may be the Wild Hunt game coming out next year but, more importantly, Andrzej Sapkowski has actually published a new book! Aw yeah, new Witcher fiction and this is how I celebrate! You'd think that monster hunters would make a good living in Equestria but no! The man(e) has to monopolise the whole gig, man!

Why the crude, crude joke in the beginning? I find it hilarious how drastically exploitable the content of the new season’s first two episodes is. I can imagine what the darker reaches of the fandom are going to produce (have produced!?) but I wouldn’t actually want to see it. And yeah, I made up 'plunderweed'. From plunder seeds grow plunderweeds.

And no, not really a ponified Geralt. I understand the bright hair and similar attire weren’t necessary, but I had to do something to make it clear what I was referencing. :P

Thank you all immensely for the feedback from the poll and my previous comics. Hopefully it shows that I treat your advice very seriously and try to apply it to the best of my abilities.

No, no comments on how indescribably I loved the new season. Admit it, you must be sick of hearing that from everyone with even the smallest soapbox available. :P

Also, I told you, :iconunassuminguser:, that it’s a way of life.


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BrutalityInc Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2016
Of course, as of "Slice of Life", it just so happens that Bon Bon, aka Sweetie Drops, is in fact a secret monster-hunting government agent. 
nyanpheonix101 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015
Can you guess who the jerk is???
Goldie4224 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
the witcher as pony? hahaha fanastic!
psychopathneb Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Student Artist
poor guy
HailMyself Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014
Now that why there is no more Witcher in Equestria.
MoppyPuppy Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2014
This guy should contact Princess Luna.
Princess of the Night slays monsters all the time. THIS IS CANON as established by the comics.
If this guy has no qualms about having batwings he's got a job.
princessprt Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
*is one behind it* yes because those prices are outrages...your calling me the jerk?
Pirill-Poveniy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014
This is great, I just love the expressions and humour in this. =P
666inflames666 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hilarious !
hentaispyder Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013
Never even played witcher and I got that.
Chrismilesprower Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Something tells me he's going to be season 4's villain. 
TheGTBX Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
hahahahaha Get a Real Job Dude, Like repairs
ChaosDrgon Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Those darn hero's, always destroying all the monsters before anyone else gets a crack at them. 
Wafelkowiec Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
I heard Sapkowski doesn't like the game witcher very much. I'm wondering what would he said about the pony one XD
Gray--Day Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can't blame him really. Maybe the second game wasn't bad at all in that aspect, but take the first game's story and compare it to the saga – it'll come out as naive and damaging to the good name of the fiction.
Heheh, well, I hope he'd have a good sense of humour. It's just how I've shown my love for his creation. ;)
Wafelkowiec Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013
If I remember it correctly he wasn't complaining that game is bad. He said that there is only one original Witcher: the one he created in his books.
Runya-EithelNar Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Yeah, because he doensn't like anything with witcher, what wasn't made by him [but he agreed to all projects: movie, serial, comics and games [pc and rpg]]. And now he published a book with Geralt and co after how long- 14 years?- after the last book with witcher was written. Especially when his last 'non witcher' book was a failure. He knows, that only witcher is popular and only this series will earn money for him. And I think, that he is a little bitter about it.
Wafelkowiec Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013
Well he must live from something :) I like Witcher very much so I'm OK with that.
roiking Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
mate he gets money from each books sold and a cut from the games and movie. and not to mentioned the new book editions realesing because of the upcoming game. the new book he is making is because he wants to go back to that world not because he wants or need more money
eliseo97 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
LOLmygod, his face on the second panel xD!!
RechaDis Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
HEHE, poor Witcher
LisaWolf Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hehe cool.
templar127 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
LOL! The Witcher!
tigreanpony Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
That was great, so funny.
coolclaytony Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Why don't you try visiting the neighboring countries, I'm sure they don't have any nigh-invincible demi-gods and order-elementals defending them from evil.
GamerAlicorn42 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Twylite-Sparkle Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Plunderweed fan art, lol
KiNgsOmE Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
AJR001 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
Next time, try a location which is WAY MORE hostile... :XD:
MLPmichael Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
damm he didn't choose that life, that life flipped him off and went with the mane 6 instead... GG
roiking Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
bloody mutant deserve what he got
Popculture-Patron Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Student Writer
I can only imagine how tough getting those love scenes Witcher2 was known for are in Equestria
Zalleus Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
That's why adventurer mercenaries hate equestria, it's too peaceful. They much prefer grimdark.
MrFreyaday Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
I appreciate the last-panel pun.
wonderdania Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Student General Artist
Poor little cutie <3
animegx43 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Maybe you should kill the monsters first, then accept and generous donations after.
VampiricLemur Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Ah huh... Hard to believe you dumped so much work into... this...

I sincerely hope hasbro ceases with the terrible plot device crap.
BenRG Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Hey, brother, you need to make your pitch quicker. It isn't the M6's fault that they do the job fast! You snooze, you lose!
Karolkwiecjasz Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
I already readed the new book. It's name would be ,,A season for Strms''. I read the orginal not the translation. [org is polish] OMG, amazing! [Fook u, Alzur, you ancient bastard, I kill evry of ur Abominations!!!] 

A witcher PWNy. WoW! Dat Idea! [He looks like Leo...] Fabulous!!! I would give him the Wicher Neckacle as a Cutie Mark and made him an Unicorn but his vison is even a little better 'cause he is weaker...
ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
You should move to another part of the country. The Mane Six can only be in so many places.
IronRaptor Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Witcher, best damn game series, made by the best damn game company ever.
SHADOWtheHEJHOG Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
That has got to be one of the most coolest OCs I have ever seen. Is he Part Thestral by the way?
SHADOWtheHEJHOG Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Never mind just noticed the tiny bat wings. A Thestral monster slayer. That is awesome.
ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
That's the guy from Witcher ponified. Not an OC.
SHADOWtheHEJHOG Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Sorry, never played the games. Still looks cool.
ChaoticNote Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
newtry13 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
I can't even begin to describe how vibrant the facial expressions in each panel are. They really jump out of the page, and are very alive.

In terms of bodies and proportions, Bonbon and the OC are also well drawn and, like the backgrounds, have well represented three dimensional effects and spacing. The arrangements in the first panel, three-dimensionally, particularly seem to draw in the reader.

The theme itself is actually quite funny, and ironic. Although there are some episodes of FiM that are heavily action oriented, it's not the specialty of the show. Given the types of "slice of life" scenarios, and emotional alternatives to more traditional conflict resolution in fantasy shows (believable forgiveness scenarios), it probably is better off not being the prime specialty (this can be up for debate).

As for the last panel... there is one loose end. If he's feeling suicidal enough, he could travel to whichever castle Queen Chrysalis is imprisoned (if taking the IDW interpretation), and take on her and all the changelings there. She and all of them would probably be starving by that point, in addition to, putting it lightly, grumpy over Pinkie's custom annoying the heck out of them all day and night every single day. I don't know what his OC is like, but for a job like that I'm guessing only Filthy Rich could pay him enough to seriously consider doing that one.

Anyway, nice work once again. I really like the OC.
MoppyPuppy Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
Augh, you mean those NightVision enabled eyes?
catluvr2 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Has he met Flim and Flam yet? :D
Animewolfgamer Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
lol that sucks. 
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