is a the shrewd and confident FBI agent without any personal ties or any known friendships. She is an orphan and never knew her parents. She is sent to Haven, Maine chasing an escaped prisoner and encounters Haven's supernatural Troubles in the process. After successfully resolving a situation involving a Troubled person she is invited to stay by Chief Wuornos, both for her ability to "see what's right in front of her" and her sympathetic method of dealing with those afflicted by The Troubles. Audrey also seems immune to The Troubles, making her better adapted to assisting those afflicted. Initially, she is "on loan" to Haven's Police Department, but eventually quits the FBI in order to take a permanent job with Haven PD and continue assisting the town in dealing with The Troubles.
Audrey is further linked to the town when she is given an old newspaper clipping with the heading "Who Killed The Colorado Kid?", bearing a picture of a woman named Lucy Ripley who strongly resembles her. Audrey spends much of her time investigating Lucy's past and the possibility that she is her mother, but she uncovers evidence that Lucy may, in fact, be Audrey herself. In the Season 1 finale, she concludes that she and Lucy are the same person, moments before a woman identifying herself as "Special Agent Audrey Parker" confronts her and Nathan. As Audrey gets to know Audrey #2, she discovers that they share memories or, perhaps more accurately, her memories are those of Audrey #2.
Audrey seems to have had more than one past life, for, beside the evidence that she is in fact Lucy Ripley, in Fear and Loathing
there is another woman apparently from the past who looks like Audrey and Lucy. When Dave Teagues sees the Troubled Jackie Clarke, who appears to the people who look at her as their worst fear, he sees a woman with bushy red hair, 1950s clothing and Audrey's face (later revealed to be named Sarah Vernon). Dave's fear probably arises from an earlier outbreak of The Troubles, so the person who is now Audrey appears to return to Haven whenever there is an outbreak of The Troubles. On another occasion, Audrey discovers she can instinctively play the piano, even though Audrey Parker never learned.
In Business As Usual
, Audrey finally meets the real Lucy Ripley. In the 1980s Audrey, as Lucy Ripley, arrived in Haven and assisted the Troubled. The real Lucy explains that Audrey/Lucy discovered something about the Troubles, how they began and possibly how they could be stopped. On the run from someone who wanted to "erase" her, Audrey/Lucy sought out the real Lucy, telling her that one day, she (Audrey/Lucy) would seek her out. At the end of a cycle of Troubles Audrey entered a building that appeared as a barn and her memory would be erased. However, Audrey/Lucy refused to enter the barn and tried to escape, though she was captured and brought to the barn, as explained by Jordan McKee in Burned
. After learning that Simon Crocker was one of the ones who was chasing her, Audrey confronted Duke, and the pair discovered that the Crocker family has been trying to kill her for some time (Business As Usual
Later the Teagues brothers have a conversation which reveals that the person who is Audrey/Lucy has visited Haven before under the name of Sarah Vernon and - as Dave mentioned - before that time at least once more under a name unknown to the Teagues. Sarah is a nurse sent to Haven by her captain—who is Audrey's Agent Howard—to look after returning veterans from WWII (Sarah
). When Nathan is thrown back to 1955, he and Sarah have a brief relationship. The Colorado Kid (James Cogan) is the result (Thanks for the Memories
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