Aubrey was married to Emelyne who gave birth to his children, Jonathan and Mary. He wold often make puzzles, riddles and treasures hunting games for his children. One day Aubrey left the house without any explanation. However, he left a message with Avery, the butler. And instructed him to give it to his son when he turn thirty five, but due to Jonathan enlisting as military doctor the great war he did not managed to receive it.
Events of VAMPYR
If Johnathan returned to his home, the Mansion of Reid, and found the letter he would learn from Avery about the details concerning the letter and his father. The letter contained a clue about the location of another letter that also contained a clue for the location of another letter. The final letter reveal the truth of why Aubrey left the house without explanation. Aubrey was diagnosed with a severe illness and he did not want to see his family around him while being sad that he is going to die nor did he want to bring grief to his son who was a doctor and could not cure his father. After learning the truth Jonathon would give his father watch to Avery.