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Megan Williams Character Sheet by Starbat Megan Williams Character Sheet by Starbat
Well here she is! Meet Megan, the original human in Equestria! :D

This here is my design for both the “younger” and “older” versions of Megan that will be appearing in the comic series I have planned, based on this wonderful fanfiction.…

I feel like my ability to illustrate human expressions leaves a bit to be desired. This is still a learning curve for me. Expect me to improve as the comic progresses. (Humans are also MUCH harder to draw than ponies, I’m now remembering...)

This is one of three human character sheets that I will be producing before getting into the comic proper. I have two more ones like this on the way; one for Danny and one for Molly. It shouldn’t be “too” much longer... I originally told myself that I would have all three done before posting them, but I just don’t have that kind of patience it seems.

It has always been my passion to “ground” these kinds of fantasy scenarios with a sense of physical plausibility. Hence, my mild attempts at making the pony just a little bit more anatomically accurate, and perhaps a little more similar to the original G1 style.

I expect I’ll get a few complaints about the size and weight that I chose for the standard pony. Many people seem to think of the G4 ponies as being the size of large dogs, and maybe weighing no more than a human, if even that much. My thoughts on the matter were that the ponies NEED to be large enough for a nearly grown human to be able to ride them (Both older Megan and Danny do so in the story), so the ponies’ shoulders (withers) needed to be as high as an adult human’s waist, in order for it to seem like they can be realistically ridden. This makes them about the size of a Shetland pony (look them up), which weigh in at about 450 lbs. Since I figure these fantasy ponies have a somewhat lighter and more gracile build than the more heavy-set Shetland ponies of the real world, and since a third of them are pegasi and need to be able to FLY, I arbitrarily shaved about 150 lbs off that. Hence, the choice of 300 lbs. That’s for female ponies. Perhaps male Equestrian ponies would actually weigh 450lbs, like a Shetland pony....

I also referenced an actual stature and weight percentile growth chart, to ensure that my choices for height and weight for both younger and older versions of Megan were realistic, and what could be considered healthy. The one I used for Megan and Molly, obviously, was the chart tailored for girls. I referenced a boys’ growth chart for Danny.

Anyway, I hope you like what you see so far. Any and all constructive criticism is always welcome. :)

Human Character sheets:
Megan - You are here.
Danny -…
Molly -…

All generations of My Little Pony are the intellectual property of Hasbro.
My Little Pony, Friendship is Magic, and its style of illustration, are the creations of Lauren Faust.
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This interests me I have wondered for a while what happened to the humans of Equestria...
Starbat 2 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They probably went extinct, or are restricted to some distant land that we have not seen yet in the G4 show.  ;)
I thought as far as banished somewhere or so I am planning on starting headcanons since I do have some ideas and that would likely be my first :)
IMHO, That fanfic is horrible. Try the Elements of Harmony and the Savior of Worlds instead.
Starbat Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That story is WAY too long.

If I were to illustrate a different G1/G4 crossover, I would sooner go for History Repeats, but I still like Demon Slayer better, overall.
Didn't you say Wind Whistler is your favorite? She's mine too, and the way that fic portrays her is the main reason I despise it.

And Megan is a bit of a bitch too.
Starbat Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes well, I have several changes in mind for Wind Whistler for when I adapt this in comic form.  It will be addressed.

The rest of the story works quite well for me. 

It's true that Megan is a bit of a bitch, but I'd rather that then the saccharine Mary Sue that she was in the old cartoon.
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An interesting backstory you came up with for Megan.
Starbat Mar 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks.  Well, technically I did not come up with the backstory.  This is just my paraphrase from the fanfiction on which this is based.  You can find it linked in the description.
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