Of fanon and canonYou know, a lot of folks on dA tend to use these journals not just as places to write stuff to keep folks in the loop, but as their own personal soapboxes. It's kind of annoying, really; so I tend to try not to rant in these if I can avoid it.Of fanon and canon by ~lunarapologist
But bronies, let me tell you something. You are making it so hard for me right now.
Let me start by saying that I love canon. Canon is why we're here. Without the canon of the show, we would not have come to adore these ponies that we spend so much time on. Without canon, this fandom has no base, nothing to stand on. I get that! As such, I have a healthy respect for what canon brings us with each amazing episode. But here's the thing:
I love fanon, too.
I love the depth and richness that this vast group of creative ponies manages to bring to an already amazing show. Without the fanon, I know I wouldn't be half as involved in the