Before the downing of flight 197, Fa1c0n a.k.a. Edith Long, was a young computer prodigy brought into Grayson Global as a consultant to design the companyâ€™s internal network. After the plane crash, the Conrad and Victoria used this in-house expert to electronically fake evidence against David Clarke; sealing the fate of this innocent man.
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Eli James is Emilyâ€™s long lost foster brother. When they were children, Eli was Emilyâ€™s protector, but he wasn't able to do anything to save her when she set fire to her second foster home. She was institutionalized with Eli left wondering what happened to his childhood friend. After he grew up, Eli tried to track Amanda (Emily) down. All he found was a stripper using that identity (Amanda) and a bunch of dead ends. He was stuck untilâ€¦
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Amanda Clarke is an old friend of Emilyâ€™s from juvenile detention. When these two women first met, Emily was known as Amanda and Amanda was known as Emily. At first they hated each other, but Warden Stiles told David Clarkeâ€™s daughter that she should make friends with the troubled girl because she can make it work for her instead of against her. After they were both released (and friends), Amanda accepted an offer of $500 million dollars to switch identities with Emily.
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Before his book about the downing of flight 197, Mason Treadwell was just a lowly journalist who inspired for more. He saw an opportunity to make all his dreams come true when David Clarke came into his life. The trial was not going well and he looked to Mason to tell his story, but Davidâ€™s trust in Mason was a colossal mistake. Victoria bribed the impoverished writer to fabricate a story to implicate David rather than tell the truth. The book went on to become a sensation which cemented the negative public perception of David from that day on.
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The white-haired manâ€™s real name was Gordon Murphy. He was the liaison between Americon Initiative and the Graysons before and after the downing of Flight 197. Shortly before Davidâ€™s arrest, Gordon was tasked to kill Kara Clarke, Davidâ€™s wife. Instead took her away from the hospital and later married her. Read More »
A young ambitious go-getter, Padma Lahari is NolCorpâ€™s new CFO. As CFO, Padma discovered the origins of NolCorp and the information that a terrorist (David Clarke) might have provided Nolan with the seed money to get his company started. The exposure of this information could mean the Nolan loses controlling interest of his company to Grayson Global. To complicate matters, Padma is also shaping up to be Nolanâ€™s next lover. Read More »
Kara Wallace was married to David Clarke and together they had their daughter Amanda. Much is still unknown about Kara, only that she was in a mental institution when Amanda was still a child. Victoria had the White-Haired Man mysteriously take Kara someplace shortly before David Clarke was arrested for blowing up Flight 197. David had told Amanda that her mother had died in 1989, when Amanda was just five years old... Read More »
Sammy was given to Emily as a puppy for her birthday in 1993. Jack holds on to Sammy when Amanda was taken away after Davidâ€™s arrest. When Emily returns to the Hamptons in 2011, Sammy recognizes her immediately and greets her with great affection and shows animosity towards the fake Amanda Clarke. Before he died, he goes to Emilyâ€™s beach house one last time. Sammy passes and Emily and Jack bury him in the sand Read More »
Roger Halsted was the Senior Accountant at Grayson Global who discovered the discrepancies in the books that pointed to Conradâ€™s guilt in the downing of Flight 197. He had gathered enough evidence to free David, but before he could go to the police, David Clarke was already dead. After Emily tried to enlist his help at the Grayson's 2002 New Yearâ€™s Eve party, Frank Stevens pulled him away, killed him, and staged it as a suicide.
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Carole Miller is Nolanâ€™s aunt, Conradâ€™s former secretary, and the person who first introduced Nolan to David Clarke, the man who helped get NolCorp off of the ground. While working for Conrad she discovered Roger Halsted, the accountant who could have proven David Clarkeâ€™s innocence. Shortly after Davidâ€™s murder in prison, Nolan called his aunt in a panic and had her go into hiding immediately. Read More »
Dominik Wright is a former lover of Victoriaâ€™s and an artist who, in the past, has produced forged paintings. He quickly packed up and left town after Conrad paid him a little visit to discuss his relationship with Victoria. Read More »
Benjamin Brooks was called in to be Danielâ€™s defense attorney during the trial. He was also the person who floated the idea of putting a third person on the beach the night of the murder. During Daniel's trial, he became impressed with Ashley's handling of the press and offered her a job at his firm, but later rescinded the offer after he found out she leaked photos to the press. Read More »
Edward "Grandpa" Grayson is Conradâ€™s father and Chairman of the Board for Grayson Global. He visited Grayson Manor when Conrad and Victoria were in the middle of divorce proceedings. For the sake of the company, he attempted to make the divorce as amicable as possible, but had no such luck. Read More »
Lee Moran was one of Victoriaâ€™s goons whom she hired him to steal Mason Treadwellâ€™s tapes from The Stowaway and beat Daniel up in prison. Emily frames Lee for Tylerâ€™s murder by planting Jackâ€™s stolen hoodie in his car. While in custody, Lee thought the Graysons are setting him up for Tylerâ€™s murder. Later, he was found dead in his cell from an apparent suicide. Read More »
Frank Stevens was the Graysons former henchman and bodyguard. Frank was killed by Amanda Clarke after his investigation into Emily Thorne led him to her. The people that we know Frank has killed or has tried to kill are Lydia Davis and Roger Halsted. Read More »
David Clarke is Emily and Charlotte's father and the former lover of Victoria Grayson. David was framed for the downing of Flight 197, sent to prison, and murdered to keep quiet. Emily is back to avenge this man's death. Read More »
Satoshi Takeda is Emily's teacher in the art of Revenge and continues to be a tool at Emily's disposal in her pursuit of personal justice. At the request of Emily, Takeda was there to pose as a potential investor when Daniel and Tyler were competing for Grayson Global's next big score. Without Emilyâ€™s knowledge or permission, Takeda took it upon himself to try and finish her mission of revenge by killing Tyler and pinning it on Daniel. Read More »
Warden Stiles was in charge of Allenwood, the institution where Emily was locked up as a teenager. The warden was the one who advised Emily, then known as Amanda, to make friends with her cell mate. She was also the one who gave Emily Takedaâ€™s phone number after she was released. Read More »
Ryan Huntley was David Clarkeâ€™s defense attorney. Emily feels he betrayed her father because he chose not to move forward with her fatherâ€™s appeal. She chose not to take him out and instead used him as a tool in her scheme. Mr. Huntley has always believed that David Clarke was an innocent man. Read More »
Tyler Barrol was Danielâ€™s old college friend and a violence-prone psychopath. Shortly after coming to the Hamptons, Tyler is hired by Conrad. A contest is setup to see who could score the biggest investor, Tyler or Daniel. Tyler won because he prostituted himself out to Nolan, but was later firedafter Conrad he learned of this. Tyler was outraged and decided to drop in on Danielâ€™s birthday party and threaten everyone with a gun. He returned to the Hamptons shortly before the Emily and Danielâ€™s engagement party. During the party he confronted Daniel on the beach. He wanted to kill Daniel and frame Emily for the murder. It didnâ€™t go exactly to plan. In the struggle, Tyler was shot once in the chest by Daniel. While Tyler was lying face down on the beach, Takeda knocked Daniel out and finished Tyler off by shooting him twice in the back. Read More »
Senator Kinglsy was the federal prosecutor in the David Clarke case. Valuable evidence that would have proven Davidâ€™s innocence was provided to him, but he chose to ignore it. Emily took down this man by threatening to expose an extramarital affair that resulted in a pregnant mistress. Read More »
Lydia David was David Clarkeâ€™s former secretary, Victoriaâ€™s former best friend, and Emilyâ€™s first target. For years Lydia was Victoriaâ€™s BFF, but their friendship abruptly ended after Victoria (with the help of Emily) discovered the affair between Lydia and Conrad. Later, is later thrown off the top of a building by Frank, Victoriaâ€™s henchman, after she threatened to expose the truth. She survived, but was later aboard the fateful flight that exploded shortly after takeoff at the end of season one. Read More »
Bill Harmon is the head of Wall Streetâ€™s most profitable hedge fund and former friend to David Clarke. He testified against David in the trial because the Graysons threatened to turn in evidence that could hurt him to the SEC if he didnâ€™t turn on his old pal. After Emilyâ€™s return, she leaked false information to him about a potential investment by NolCorp. The bad information led Bill to overinvest and ruin his company. Read More »
Dr. Michelle Banks was the person responsible for institutionalizing Amanda Clarke as a child. She spent most of her sessions with the young girl trying to convince her that her father was a terrorist, but Amanda never believed her. Emily took Dr. Banks out by stealing secret tapes of therapy sessions from the Hamptons most powerful and making them available for all to see on the internet. The good doctor later went missing and was found locked in a storage unit registered to Grayson Global. Read More »