Amanda Evert is obsessed with myths and legends of the past, and has always dreamed of rediscovering forgotten truths and mysteries that the world has left behind. During one of her first adventures with Lara Croft
, She was struck down beneath rocks while both she and Lara were trying to escape a flooding tomb. Lara managed to escape the flooding tomb, and presumed that Amanda had died. Amanda survived the tomb's collapse by using the shadow powers, and developed a huge grudge on her former friend.