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|Other names||Soarin', Soaring|
|Fan voice(s)||ChefJoeG19 ("The Letters that Drew them Together")|
Use in fan labor
Soarin's appearances in fan works is mostly restricted to those also featuring Rainbow Dash or Spitfire. As a Wonderbolt, he is generally depicted as either equal or directly subordinate to Spitfire. Regarding fanfiction, Soarin is mainly used in romance-tagged stories.[FF 1]
Soarin is generally portrayed as friendly and upbeat, making him well-liked by others. His personality contrasts with Spitfire's more relaxed demeanor. Despite his usually energetic persona, Soarin can be serious and professional when necessary.
Soarin's most notable relationships are with Spitfire and Rainbow Dash. These shipping pairs are known as SoarinFire and SoarinDash respectively.[FF 2][FF 3] In stories based around a platonic relationship, Soarin and Spitfire often resemble siblings.[FF 4][FF 5] When not shipped with Rainbow Dash, Soarin often acts as a mentor for her, usually while in the guise of a Wonderbolt officer.[FF 5]
Soarin is also occasionally paired with Applejack in what is known as SoarinJack.[FF 6] This pairing gained popularity after the two interacted in The Best Night Ever. Soarin is also sometimes used in same-sex pairings. In those fan works, he is most commonly paired with Braeburn.[FF 7][FF 8]
Fan fiction examples
- Dafe111 (2013-10-21). Soarin and the Wonderbolts. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 7.
- SolidFire (2013-02-24). SoarinFire. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 22.
- SoarinDash (2012-06-21). SoarinDash. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 22.
- RaijingtheClockworkPony (2012-10-27). From Sky to Earth. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 22.
- Pracca (2012-08-26). Even Rainbows Falter. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 22.
- Celestias Paladin (2013-04-11). Soaring Apple: SoarinJack. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 22.
- Stormsoul22 (2012-09-24). Crossroad. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 22.
- NightFirethePegasus (2013-11-13). Rodeo Romeo. FIMFiction. Retrieved on 2014 February 22.