Amanda Clarke, who now goes by the name of Emily Thorne. When she first arrives at the Hamptons, she seems like a cute and friendly "girl next door". However, the reason she changed her name is because her main motive is to seek revenge on her father's closest friends and coworkers, who had sentenced him to a life time of prison, and eventually death, for a crime that he had not committed.
Upon embarking upon a path of revenge, Confucius warns that one should dig two graves. Confucius was right. The second of the two graves was meant for me. I was only saved by my father's infinite love. I know now that revenge only brings darkness. I couldn't see the light until I considered my father's advice to try and forgive. It's not easy but my father once said that nothing worth doing ever is. Well, with one exception.Emily
The greatest weapon anyone can use against us is our own mind. By preying on the doubts and uncertainties that already lurk there. Are we true to to ourselves? Or do we live for the expectations of others? And if we are open and honest, can we ever truly be loved? Can we find the courage to release our deepest secrets, or in the end are we all unknowable... even to ourselves.Emily