Amy Chen was born in Vietnam
and sold to slavery as an infant. She grew up in field labor, abused and molested by her owner. As a preteen, she killed said owner and escaped. Her activities for the next several years are unknown. She resurfaces in her late teenage years as a Bangkok bar girl.
Amy Chen was created by Gregory Wright
, Steven Butler
and James Sanders
III in 1992 and first appeared in Silver Sable & The Wild Pack
Mayor Story Arcs
Amy soon made a reputation for herself. She was known for killing several men on different occasions. This brought her to the attention of a local guild of assassins. She was recruited and trained to become a professional assassin. She rose to become one of the most skilled assassins active in Southeast Asia (Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam). She also gained a reputation for her unique way of expressing dissatisfaction with any given employer or guild leader. Killing them and then moving on elsewhere.
She eventually joined the 1400 Club, the guild led by the Foreigner
. She respected the man enough to not kill him. But left the Club along with four other female assassins (Maria, Roberta, Sheila, and Sophia). They formed their own guild. Amy had the most independence ever allowed to her. She enjoyed it for a few years before taking a job offer from Silver Sable
and becoming a mercenary.
Amy Chen was strongly hinted to be a lesbian. Her fierce loyalty to Sable and tendency to call her “M’lady”, an expression Amy also used for former lovers, implied that her main love interest was her boss. Which did not prevent her from open admiration of Lightbright