Her father, Mare's brother, died before she was born and she never got to meet him. Clara is ultimately named after her late maternal grandmother. She was born on a Piedmont military base. Clara has been tested on her entire life. This is due to her being a Red/newblood mix. When Clara became a teen she discovered her powers as a teleporter, just like her father.
- At one point, Diana considered naming Clara "Madeline" after her late sister.
- Clara in Latin means "bright" and "clear."