As the day began, Twilight started to open her eyes slowly, hearing some strange sounds. She couldn't tell what they were, due to her being very tired, and got up. It sounded like it was coming from the kitchen, so she dashed downstairs to it. As she entered, her eyes widened, as she saw Spike, making breakfast, while wearing a chef hat and apron.
"Oh, morning Twilight," Spike said, turning towards her, in a cheery mood, "Glad you're awake. I made you some breakfast."
He then handed her a plate of eggs and toast, with a glass of orange juice. Twilight just looked back at him, noticing something different.
He was happy.
He wasn't crying.
Twilight then realized that SHE wasn't crying either. Her eyes were dry, she wasn't hiccuping, and didn't have the sniffles.
"I take it Rarity fixed things up?" she asked, smiling.
"You bet!" Spike answered, finishing his breakfast.
"Well, I'm glad that everything's back to normal again."
Suddenly, there was a knock at the door. The two of them walked over, and opened the door to reveal Fluttershy, Rarity, and the Cutie Mark Crusaders. The three fillies also had a cake with gemstones on it..
"Go on, girls," Fluttershy said.
"Spike, we brought this cake, to show how sorry we are," Scootaloo said, looking down.
"I even got the gemstones, since you like them so much," Sweetie Belle said, as Spike took the cake, with a hungry expression, but then turned back to the three of them.
"Thanks guys," Spike said, "And I forgive you. I'm just glad that my love for Rarity is the same again."
Scootaloo and Applebloom gasped at this, but Sweetie Belle only smiled sadly. Spike saw their reactions and chuckled at it.
"Relax guys," he said, "She knows, so there's no point keeping it secret."
"At least, you've learned about ease-dropping, right?" Rarity asked, with a raised eyebrow.
Twilight looked at this, and smiled softly.
"Spike, care to take a letter?" she asked.
"With pleasure, Twilight!" Spike exclaimed, pulling out a piece of paper, and a quill pen, writing down everything Twilight said.
"Dearest Princess Celestia,
I am proud to announce that, not one, but TWO lessons about friendship have been learned today," she started, going over the crusaders, patting each of their heads, "For three of your loyal subjects, the Cutie Mark Crusaders, they learned that teasing about one's feelings for another into something they want in return, doesn't get you anywhere, but trouble, and that if they want help, they should ask." She then turned towards Spike, who was still writing, as Rarity walked over, "The other lesson, that my faithful assistant, Spike, has learned, is that ease-dropping on someone's thoughts on another, doesn't always mean it's you, and that you shouldn't always jump to conclusions on something, and ask them about it. And who knows? It could even lead to a stronger friendship.
Your Faithful student,
"Got it!" Spike said, finishing up the letter.
But before Spike could sent it, they heard a loud crash, coming from over by the fields. They soon rushed over, to see Pinkie Pie, with a bag of popcorn, watching a very awkward scene.
Rainbowdash was tickling Applejack.
"Come on! Admit you cried more!" Rainbowdash said, as she continued her assault.
"Hehehehehehe n-no way!" Applejack laughed, pushing herself up to get the upper hand, getting Rainbowdash.
The others just watched in confusion, as Pinkie Pie chowed down on her popcorn.
"They've been going at it for a while now," Pinkie said, with popcorn in her mouth.
"Oh my goodness," Fluttershy said, in a frightened tone, "Shouldn't we stop them?"
"There's nothing wrong with a little tickling," Pinkie said, getting up, "Here, let me show you!"
The next thing she knew, Fluttershy was tackled by her friends, and started to get tickled by her, furiously. Fluttershy tried her best not to laugh, but ended up bursting out laughing. The others started to chuckle, as Fluttershy started to fight back, tickling Pinkie and having her laugh hysterically.
"Well, I guess we now have FOUR of us, that have the same weakness," Rarity said.
"Oh yeah?" Sweetie Belle said, as she and the others got ready, making Rarity nervous a bit.
"CUTIE MARK CRUSADERS TICKLE ATTACK!" The three fillies shouted, as they pounced on Rarity, tickling her furiously, as she laughed loudly.
As Twilight and Spike looked at the many tickle fights, they couldn't help but laugh at the situation, with how funny it is. But it didn't matter as much anyway, since the whole situation was resolved well.