Her own mother died in a freak car accident. She was in love, and pregnant. According to Anastasia Luccio, she hated her mother for dying and "cursing" her with the Archive when she only wanted to live her own life. She hated her daughter, Ivy, for having a lifetime of freedom ahead of her. So, she killed herself rather than carry the burden. Jared Kincaid worked for her mother and she confided in him, though they weren't in love with.