Okay, it might be just me, but . . . those five jewels look like they're somehow representing the Elements of Harmony, or at least the rest of the Mane Six . . . Odang. Now it looks like the Mane Siz are actually somehow imprisoned inside the crystals or something . . . I might be over-analysing, but if I am, the similarity to what my mind is telling me is uncanny.
A year has passed. But she felt like it was yesterday.
Coming to the tower she passed by her myriad crowd of servants and soldiers. Each of them regarding Dark Queen Twilight with fear and grudge. But all averted her glare as she gallops on. But here, her true self emerged. She lay at the centre, in the midst of the five crystals, each holds the spirit of her friends. Friends that she sacrificed for forbidden power, amongst countless others.
Her broken circlet remained undisturbed on the ground. She remembered her former teacher's last words. "Was it worth all this?"
Her answer in the past was in contrast with her answer now. She broke into silent bitter tears, repeating the same words for the past hundred moons...