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

Pine Valley isn't exactly the corner of Hollywood and Vine.

Erica

Vanessa Bennett Cortlandt: Palmer, come on. It's a perfectly understandable concern. I mean, nobody knows what the future will hold. A meteor could drop on the Valley Inn tonight and kill us all.
Palmer Cortlandt: Well, that's a cheery thought.
Vanessa Bennett Cortlandt: Oh. And what would happen to Leo then?
Palmer Cortlandt: Well, he'd be dead. I mean, a meteor, you know.