Crystal Shard was raised in a foster home in Manehattan as filly. She was put there, after her parents where arrest for gem smuggling, the use of several highly dangerous spells and resisting arrest. Her parents were sentenced to life in a high security magic proof unicorn prison and she was placed in a foster home at age four. The other foals bullied her constantly because her parents had been sent to prisons. When she was seven she ran away to Canterlot, where she lives to this day. She owns a glass making shop where she make beautiful paper weights, animals, flowers, bowls, plates, drinking glasses, vases and chandeliers out of glass. She is a very successful pony. But she is also a sad and lonely pony longing for a friend.