The next morning started out like any other in the Equestrian capital at least, to everypony except for the two imposters now settling into their roles.
As Celestia's sun rose in the sky the next morning, the denizens of Canterlot began to awaken, unaware that there were two within their midst who were not what they seemed to be.
Chrysalis was the first of the disguised pair to greet the new day, squinting slightly at the light that shone brightly through her no, [i]Cadance's[/i] window. She groaned, turning on her side to face away from the light. Even though she woke every morning in the torch-lit chamber of her Hive, not even the sunlight that broke through the Forest's tree-cover shone with such intensity, except in clearings where there weren't as many trees.
"How does that princess get up every morning to this?" grumbled the queen as she rose, listening for anypony coming to wake her. To the chang