Before leaving, Amanda gave Emily a necklace, promising she'd be back for her.
David Clarke (Father, Deceased) † Kara Wallace (mother)Gordon Murphy (ex-stepfather; deceased) † Meredith Hayward (foster mother) Carl Porter (father-in-law; deceased) † Stevie Grayson (mother-in-law) Conrad Grayson (ex-father-in-law; deceased) †Victoria Grayson (ex-mother-in-law; deceased) † Amanda Porter née Clarke (formerly Emily Grayson and as an alias Emily Thorne) is the main protagonist of Revenge.
Amanda is the daughter of the Clarke family, having lived in the Hamptons in 1992.
Upon being released on her eighteenth birthday, Nolan Ross, a friend of her father's, met Amanda and tried to let her see the truth regarding her father's innocence.
He gave her the infinity box her father left for her.
Realizing that he needed revenge just as much as she does, she convinced Takeda to take him in, threatening to leave if he didn't accept him.
During the mission, Emily had a brief encounter with Ashley Davenport, who at the time had just moved to New York and was about to resort to prostitution to pay the bills.For most of her remembered childhood, she was led to believe her mother had died in 1989 when she was 5 years old and was raised by her father since.It was later revealed that Kara had tried to drown Amanda in the ocean, prompting David to finally send Kara away and into the Angel of Mercy Hospital.Because her father was framed for a crime he didn't commit.Amanda embarked on a 4 year journey to bring down The Graysons, Americon Initiative and also any other associates within their crimes.After waitressing for a 2002 New Year's Eve party of the Graysons at their mansion, she became more aware of the evils of the family and their involvement in the framing of her father when she finds the dead body of Roger Halsted, a friend of her father's that she approached at the party who planned to aid her.