"Her hair was tussled and her dark eyes held a sort of excitement he'd never seen in her before. She was so painstakingly beautiful that Edwin has to pull himself back and think about what he was doing." 

Florena was A[li]ce and Thom's mother, and the wife of their father, Edwin. She is the young woman in the photograph, and her daughter was said to bear an almost shocking resemblance to her. She was said to be hauntingly lovely, and Edwin and she had been childhood sweethearts. They had joined their only daughter aboard the Cascade, leaving their eldest child alone on the surface. However, they had died along with everybody else upon reaching Ebblissamy. Florena was the last to fade, and she had left a photograph of herself in her daughter's care.