Shelby Blair was one annoyed nearly 12 year old young lady. Her mum and dad had accepted Hogwarts for her, knowing full well that the girl desired to attend Wizarding school anywhere else than Hogwarts. Growing up in India, South Africa, and France had allowed the girl a world view from a young age. Given anything she wanted if she cried loud enough, Shelby knew from the get go how to get what she wanted. Vincent Blair was an ambassador for the English Ministry of Magic, and therefore, was hardly home. Piper had been a young mother with very little experience with children, so the easiest way for her to placate a young Shelby was by giving her what she wanted.
Frilly, lacy dresses with big bows in her hair lined every moving picture in their home in Aberdeen. Their arrival at the family home shortly before Shelby's 11th birthday had gotten her an owl with a Hogwarts invitation. However, her family's return to Scotland was not a happy occurrence. Her father's ineptitude had cost him his