Aidan arrived in June 2002. He shocked his aunt Anna Devane by introducing himself as her deceased sister Lindsay's son. Aidan and David Hayward, Anna's husband, immediately clashed. After doing a background check, David revealed that Aidan was wanted in England on assault charges... But the charges were dropped when Aidan, a former British Intelligence officer, explained that he defended a battered woman.

His background:

Mother: Lindsay Devane (deceased)
Aunts: Alexandra Marick, Anna Devane
Uncles: Gabriel Devane
Cousins: Robin Scorpio, Leora Devane (deceased)
Significant Romantic Relationships: Maria Santos Grey, Kendall Hart, Mia Saunders, Anita Santos, Erin Lavery, Di Henry

All My Children Quotes

Greenlee Smythe du Pres Lavery: How long? How long have you known that you love me?
Ryan Lavery: Well, I know - you know, I know I've been falling for a while.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: You didn't say a word?
Ryan Lavery: I wouldn't let myself, not until I was absolutely dead sure.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: That...
Ryan Lavery: That I could love you as much as Leo did. You remember that day in the park when you said that you were waiting for someone to give you that kind of love, the whole heart kind? Well, now I can. My whole heart is yours.

Ryan Lavery: I got halfway to the Valley Inn, and I stopped. What the hell was I thinking?
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I hated that you left.
Ryan Lavery: You're my wife. You're my beautiful wife. I'd be an idiot to be anywhere else.
Greenlee Smythe Lavery: I love you so much.
Ryan Lavery: I love you. This is where I should be, now and always. Come here. Come here.