Cosmos then uses the two stars the two groups found to possess Big Mac and Zecora. Grateful, Stygian offers Sunburst the chance to read his second journal, while Sunburst questions whether or not Equestria's greatest villain may not be Star Swirl himself due to his failure to comprehend friendship. However, as Mayor Mare returns, Sunset Shimmer appears with two other ponies and they put on a rock performance that amazes everyone, including Cranky. Imp soon runs away, and the fillies realize that they have only been considering themselves and not Imp's feelings. She had spent her time in Canterlot raising interest in the festival but is now ready to cancel it due to all the strife.
Veda. Age: 29.
While the Pillars fight against the Pony of Shadows' monsters, Stygian is able to rescue the princesses due to an inexplicable ability to command those same creatures.
Yareli. Age: 31.
Hope, still believing there to be good inside of Sombra, takes a magic blast from Twilight to save Sombra and is knocked out. The next morning, Apple Bloom and Diamond Tiara see a rare and legendary bird fly past them and moments later, Twilight, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Bulk Biceps, and the Wonderbolts arrive and rescue the full group, bringing them back to Ponyville where they are welcomed with open arms. The Beasts continue to read on their own, and by the time Spike wakes up, the Beasts have grown peaceful and intelligent, and thank Spike for raising them before they embark to explore the world on their own.