BackstoryBlu ShiftBackstory by The-Intelligentleman
Blu was born and raised in a small mining town populated mostly by Earth ponies. His father Crag was a miner, digging up the iron that kept the town going. His mother Rubitha, being one of the few other unicorns in town, worked for the mining company by creating maps showing the location of minerals and weak spots in the earth.
From a young age, Blu showed strong magical abilities. His mother would occasionally go to the Library of Canterlot and get books on geothaumaturgy (magic dealing with earth and stone), but he seemed much more interested in more complex magic. On her next trips to the library, Rubitha would get books on all kinds of magic. He later learned about quantum thaumatics, the most interesting part of which was the idea that there could be an infinite space somewhere smaller than the tiniest speck of dust. This idea led him to do experiments with the current teleportation spells, trying to discover how they wor