I knew it....Celestia is EVIL!!!
make my day
What's that? You're now orphaned and traumatized for life? LULZ, SUX 2 B U!!!!1!!!!
(Weakly) Well, at least it was just...literal vegetables?
Poor Twilight. :( *Hugs her*
No, see, this doesn't work. Alternate character interpretations are all well and good, but you can't just ignore canon to support your evil!everyone interpretation.
If I didn't break the rules here and there, things would be far too predictable. :)
He's entirely permitted to alter the world. I saw nothing indicating that this would exclusively be a look behind the scenes and that everything would happen the way it was shown but for different reasons. The rule for fanfiction is "Canon can sod off".
Hey, remember when he had the Mane Six test out their shiny Elements of Harmony by killing Luna?
There's no going back to canon after that.