One week went by quickly. Octavia and Vinyl finished up the house, it now sported dark blue secondaries and a mixture of gray, dark blue and electric blue interiors. They befriended Everypony in the town quickly and Vinyl got a job at the Night owl. “Man you're growing fast.” Vinyl said when they were relaxing early in the morning after breakfast. “Ya...” Octavia said, putting a foreleg on her rapidly expanding midsection. There was a knock on the door. “I got it.” Vinyl said. She opened it to reveal Spike standing there. He was about the size of an average adult Pony and his wings were folded behind his back. “Hello Vinyl, this came for you.” he said, handing over a letter. “Thanks spike.” Vinyl said. “no problem.” he replied and flew off. Vinyl plopped back down next to Octavia and opened the letter.
“So what's it say?” Octavia asked. “It's from Twilight and Princess Celestia. They want to check up on the Foal, it's been two weeks now hasn't it?” Vinyl asked. “yeah...two weeks and we're settled down in the polar opposite of Manehattan.” Octavia said with a smile. “It's not too early in the morning we can catch a Carriage.” Octavia continued. “Right.” and they were out the door. They arrived at the gates to the palace three hours later and were allowed through. “Hello again you two, they're in the private library.” the Attendant said. They remembered the way so they didn't need to be guided. “Hello again you two.” Celestia said. They bowed slightly and Celestia bowed her head in return. “You came fast, I hope we didn't interrupt anything.” the princess continued. “No, we were just lazing around.” Vinyl said. “If you don't mind me asking, why do we find you in the Library most of the time?” Octavia asked as Twilight came up with Dawn perched on her head once more. “it's the only place in the palace besides our quarters we can get some privacy...and the Library is big enough to play with Dawn.” Twilight replied. Dawn made a few happy noises that roughly came out as “Octy got big!”. “She can talk?” Octavia asked. “You understood that? What'd she say?” Vinyl asked. “I couldn't understand what she said either...she has been making sounds but never anything coherent.” Celestia said. “she said what sounded like 'Octy got big'” Octavia said with a laugh. “Wow you really did...it's two weeks now?” Twilight asked after laughing. “Ya.” Octavia said.
“Alright so let's see...” Twilight said as she repeated what she did the week prior. She gave a surprised look. “What is it? Is she ok?” Octavia asked, worried. “Well...take a look for yourself.” Twilight said and etched the image on the paper. It clearly showed two Unicorns in the Fetal position. “Twins?!” Octavia exclaimed. “Twin sisters...” Twilight said. “And what I see here is consistent with last week...your Pregnancy, due to the magic, is accelerated by about four times...so basically it will last nine weeks instead of nine months.” Twilight continued. “I'm amazed you can even move let alone come up here without any problems...with everything the Foals need and the change that's going much faster than it's supposed to...most Mares would be suffering greatly...” Twilight said. “Really?...well...I have strong blood...Gotta thanks Dad for that one.” she said. “So instead of one little filly there will be two?” Vinyl asked. “Yes, and as far as I can tell they look identical.” Twilight said. “Sisters!” Dawn called. Apparently it was the only word she heard from the entire thing. Celestia and Twilight looked at their Daughter in amazement. “her first complete word...” Celestia said and hugged the Foal and Twilight. “Man...if your kid is that Adorable and we're having two...that's double the Adorable.” Vinyl said. “What's with all the yelling?” a voice asked. They turned around to see Princess Luna. “Oh, Thou art the two Mares Twilight and my sister spoke of. How are you?” Luna asked. “Oh um, good..surprised...confused...you know, the usual for a Pregnant mare.” Octavia said. This earned a laugh from everypony.
“Well Ah'll be darned, Twins?!” Applejack said when they gathered their friends. “I wish I was a Unicorn so me and Dashie could have a Foal!” Pinkie said. “Hey we can still adopt a Foal can't we?” Dash said to pinkie. They sort of went off in their own little conversation. “Congratulations darling, you absolutely MUST let me create little outfits for them!” Rarity said. “Um...if they like animals...um...they could always come over to my place and um...play with the animals I have and um...even get a pet.” Fluttershy said. “Thanks you guys. We've only known you for a week but you guys are already better friends than We've had before.” Octavia said. “Hey things can happen fast.” Vinyl said. “They're proof of that.” she continued, poking Octavia in the stomach. “So yuh said they'll be comin' out in nine weeks instead uh nine months?” Applejack asked. “Yeah...seven weeks now.” Octavia said. “I never knew Magic could do such wonderful things...Ever sense Dawn was made I have been wondered what Magic can really do...this just fuels that.” Rarity said. “Oh hey all of you are together.” Spike said as he swooped down and landed besides them. “i was just about to make a mail run. There's a general letter for all of you from Twilight and there's a letter for you Octavia.” Spike said and cleared his throat to read the general one after he handed Octavia hers. “Hello everyone, sorry I couldn't make it this week but dawn is a lot of work...today she said her first word. She said 'Sisters!' when we gave Octavia and Vinyl the news of their twins. Miss you all a ton, will visit as soon as possible, Twilight.” he said. “it was the most adorable thing ever...she just yelled it out.” Vinyl said. They chatted for a while more until it was midday and everypony had to get back to their duties or practicing.
“So Octy, what does that Note for you say?” Vinyl asked when they settled back down at the house. “Oh! I completely forgot!” Octavia exclaimed and quickly dug through her small saddlebag and pulled the letter out. “It's from Otets.” Octavia exclaimed. “He's going to visit the day after tomorrow!” she continued. “We can show him Ponyville.” Vinyl said with a grin. “And tell him the new news...” Octavia continued. “Should we get Pinkie to throw him a welcome party?” Vinyl asked. “Oh no...no no no...I've had enough partying for a week at least.” Octavia said. Vinyl laughed. “Come on then, let's prepare for him.” she said.
The next morning Vinyl was at the Library while Octavia was sleeping, it was very early. Spike had only been awake long enough to let her in before he went back to sleep. The door opened silently and the Mare that walked in Startled Vinyl. “Oh sorry, I didn't mean to scare you.” she said as the light turned on. “Twilight?” “Oh hey it's you...um...I never pegged you for a reader.” the Unicorn said with a smile. “Uhm I normally don't read...but Octy's dad is coming tomorrow and they like to talk to each other in Russian sometimes...I was hoping I could find a book on Russian and at least try to learn some things.” Vinyl said. “Well all of my foreign language books are at Canterlot right now, sorry...but I could put a spell on you that teaches you as time passes...it's not instant but depending on how fast you comprehend all of the information it could take weeks, days or even hours.” Twilight said softly as to not wake spike up. “You can do that?” Vinyl asked. “Yeah, I invented the spell a few years back to help Princess Luna learn more about modern day going ons and things like that and it worked great. The School for Gifted Unicorns and the Canterlot Magial university accepted it as an official spell and everything.” Twilight said. “Cool, what's in it for you?” Vinyl asked. “You just come back to Canterlot once a week so I can check on Octavia...and besides, Dawn loves the two of you and I'd love for her to have friends her age like her.” Twilight said. “Deal.” Vinyl said happily.
Octavia woke up to Vinyl stumbling into the house. “Ow...” she mumbled. “Vinyl...are you...Drunk?” Octavia asked. “No, though it kinda feels like it.” she said with a slurred voice. “What happened? Where did you go?” Octavia asked, sitting her on the couch. “I went to the Library to Learn Russian...no books on it but Twilight came back for a few days she said and had a spell...I have stuff going in my head that's teaching me Russian and things about it...and whenever I get it I get more...” Vinyl said. “Um...ok?...um...that doesn't explain why you're acting like you're Drunk.” Octavia said. “Oh...um...you ever uh...you ever get a really big and confusing lecture or lesson that just uh...confuses you and confuses you until you finally get it?” the DJ asked, concentrating hard to speak coherently. Octavia thought, yes she had and she felt really tired and disoriented afterward and she nodded. “Well...imagine that but with something like a whole new uh...language and uh...uh...culture... that doesn't stop...” Vinyl said with a yawn. “Wow.” Octavia said. “It's only four in the morning! You need to sleep.” she continued, looking at the clock. “It is?...I thought the clock said six when I woke up...no wonder spike was grumpy...” Vinyl said as Octavia helped her onto their bed after guiding her to their room.
When Octavia woke up again Vinyl was in a deep sleep mumbling Russian. “Well it's working...” she said to herself with a smile. There was a light knock at her door. She looked at the clock, it was 11 which was much better than four in the morning. She opened it to find Twilight standing with spike at her side. “Hello Twilight.” Octavia said, “Hello, is Vinyl ok?...she looked a bit woozy when she left...” the Unicorn said. “She's fine...sleeping it all off. I think it's working though.” Octavia said. “Very good. So how are you with the Foals?” Twilight asked as Octavia invited her in. “Oh fine. I've been throwing up a lot less lately...but I think it's going to start up again...I just keep growing...technically it's only been about two and a half months with the conversions and anything yet I'm bigger than some Mares I've seen...” Octavia said as she sat down. Now that Twilight looked she saw that her midsection was clearly bulging. “Maybe it's accelerated more?” Octavia asked. “I can take a look.” Twilight said and used her magic to look. Her face registered surprise once more. “If you tell me I'm having triplets I'm going to murder something...” Octavia said, only half joking. “No...they...they have wings...” Twilight said. “But it looked like they had horns before...” Octavia. “They do...it's also been accelerated again...” Twilight said, already writing a letter. Octavia couldn't handle it. In just over two weeks' time she had found the love of her life, gotten pregnant form said Mare, found out it's going to be twins and that it's going to happen much sooner than normal...now it's been accelerated again and her twins were Alicorns? She Fainted.
Vinyl woke up when she heard a thump and quickly went into the living room.
“What's wrong with Octy?” Vinyl asked. Twilight looked up with a confused face. “What happened?” she asked again.
“Uh...Vinyl...I can't understand you...” Twilight said. Vinyl then realized she was speaking Russian.
“Oh...sorry...um, what happened?” Vinyl asked, switching back to Equestrian.
“She fainted...I looked at the Foals...their development rate has been accelerated again and somehow they have wings now too.” Twilight explained. Vinyl gave her a confused look.
“Alicorns, or Ponies with both horn and wings, are the way they are because of the pure magical energy that makes them...I think the two Foals were created magically and the magic they're exposed to in your everyday lives are influencing them...increasing their potential and accelerating the development. I...nothing like this has never happened before...I'm going to have to write Celestia.” Twilight said.
“Already on it.” Spike said from where he was magically penning a letter explaining the situation.
“I...We're just barely above average ponies...Why is all of this magic and important stuff happening to us?” Vinyl asked.
“I don't know...Magic is weird like that. Perhaps some divine omnipotent besides Celestia and Luna decided to do this to you...I don't know, it's never been proven there's anything else out there. Maybe it was fate or just blind luck but it's happening and it's a blessing in my opinion.” Twilight said with a smile.
“Wow Twi, that was the most Philosophical thing I've ever heard you say...” Spike said as a letter was enveloped in green fire with a snap of his claws. Twilight shrugged and woke Octavia up and told her basically the same thing.