The Twilight Hours is a My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic fanfic by Bronius Maximus.
The plot kicks off with Twilight learning that Applejack Never Learned to Read. After worming a confession out of her, she offers to teach her late at night, when nopony will see them. Unfortunately, Rainbow Dash sees them meeting in Twilight's bedroom late at night, and comes to certain conclusions.
The fic can be found here, and is complete as of May 2014.
This fic contains examples of:
- Embarrassing Coverup: When Big Mac catches Applejack coming home, she claims that she met a nice stallion... and double teamed him with Rainbow Dash.
- Green-Eyed Monster: Rainbow Dash becomes jealous when Applejack starts hanging out with Twilight.
- Never Learned to Read: Applejack
- The Not Secret: Big Mac reveals he knew Applejack couldn't read.
- Not What It Looks Like: When Dash overhears Twilight and Applejack during one of their study sessions, she jumps to the wrong conclusion.
- Promotion to Parent: Big Mac to Applejack and Apple Bloom after their parents die.
- Secret Test: How Twilight figured out Applejack can't read.
- Social Engineering: Applejack avoids outright lies, but she's quite skilled at manipulating others to read things out loud for her and deflecting attention away from her poor reading skills.
- They're Called "Personal Issues" for a Reason: How Applejack initially responds to Twilight tricking her into revealing the truth.
- Tragic Dropout: Applejack, because she had to work on the farm.