Year 1855: Grace was born as the result of a recognition between Jarius and Ivy that mended their broken marriage. As a result, she was raised in a complete family unlike Patrick.
Year 1858: Its apparent early in that Grace is a brillaint little girl. She begins talking at 1, reading books on her own by 2 and starts schooling at just before she turns 4. Classes at Legacy Institute bore her and she laments about it constantly. She also finds her relationship with the other kids her age (Lydia, Zayne & Destan) difficult since she and Lydia butt heads (though she respects Lydia more then she lets on for always standing up to her) and the boys are always stuck taking sides.
Given her excellent scores, Virgil Domace suggests to her parents that she be moved to AEGIS. She has the brains for magic and more importantly the classes there are much harder - since they are made for any age instead of catering to children only. While this removed her a bit from the day-to-day inner dealings with her friends she finds the thrill of learning instantly rewarding.