Amelia Croft was the wife of Richard Croft, and the mother of Lara Croft. Richard and Amelia Croft are said that they both died while flying over the Himalayas, while Lara was a very young girl. In Tomb Raider: Legend
, it is revealed that she actually survived the crash and was teleported to another world by an ancient artifact. Tomb Raider: Underworld
revolves around Lara trying to get into this other dimension in order to rescue Amelia, only to gun her down in cold blood once she actually gets there.