Everyone knows about My Little Pony, no matter fan or not fan. It's widely popular and has a series of toys, certain video games, and a current television show titled: "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic". This show's strongest fanbase consists of Bronies and Pegasisters, who are male and female fans of the show, respectively.
The show's main characters are 6 ponies whose names are Twilight Sparkle, Applejack, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Rarity and Fluttershy. Everyone knows about the fanfiction "Cupcakes" and similar things, but no one EVER thinks about the ponies' childhoods or traumas. And there's one pony who is unique, who is different from the others. Fluttershy. And like with Fluttershy, everyone thinks about the ponies right now, and that's it.
There's more to the story.
All the ponies have three things in common: They can all fight back, be assertive or be aggressive. Fluttershy, however, cannot. They can all argue or be rude or mean but Fluttershy cannot. And to tell the truth, Fluttershy has a cruel and dark past. Recently, I have managed to find a tape titled "Fluttershy's Childhood". This is not, however, a lost episode. It is merely a recount of Fluttershy's past. I will not show the tape as I have already disposed of it, and I will tell you all about it's contents.
Fluttershy was born not in Ponyville, not in Cloudsdale as many people think, but in a town called Surtensia, far away from Ponyville and Cloudsdale where, if you weren't a pegasus, you were considered inferior to others. Even normal ponies were considered inferior.. The only ones who has equal and strong rights were the pegasi themeselves; the unicorns and ponies were treated horribly. Fluttershy had two older siblings, and her father and mother. Her mother was kind and decent, but her father, however, was abusive. He abused poor Fluttershy, but only when her mother wasn't there. Fluttershy would usually cry herself to sleep, but her mother, without knowing the cause of her trauma, taught her this lullaby.
"Hush now, quiet now, it's time to lay your sleepyhead. Hush now, quiet now, it's time to go to bed....."
I think you are all familiar with it. Fluttershy went to flight camp in Surtensia but was made fun of for her lack of assertiveness and trouble with flying. Her mother manages to convince her father to move to Cloudsdale where she was made fun of even more. Although Rainbow Dash usually defended her, but at home it was just the same; with her father abusing her and her two siblings.
Two years later, when Fluttershy was 10, a terrible tragedy occurred. Her mother died, leaving her father to do whatever he wants to her whenever he can. So he did. Once, he did things so bad that I can't go into any detail; so horrible that Fluttershy ran away, running farther and farther away from her father, home, two siblings. She avoided everyone and everything, and after a few weeks she finally made it to Ponyville, where Unicorns, Ponies, and Pegasi were all treated alike.
She stopped here, and lived only with a dozen animals, She was both physically and mentally scarred, but one day she decided to take care of the music for the Summer Sun Celebration. And this changed her life. She made friend with Twilight, Rainbow, Rarity, Applejack, and Pinkie and forgot all about her rough childhood. She now lives a happy life with her bunny Angel, her other animals and her friends.
Fluttershy grew up with properness, cruelty, greed and misery, which led her to become shy. Although she normally does not think about her past, she often has nightmares about them. Remember this: Like with Fluttershy, physical scars can heal, but mental one cannot.
They're here to stay.