In the mundane world, Portia is a medical doctor in her second year of internship, working at the Sunnydale Hospital's emergency trauma ward. Her parents are also occultists of some small renown in England. In the supernatural world, however, Portia is known as a well-seasoned Slayer with an unfortunate connection (read: servitude) to the Autumn Court of the Fae. Though this does come with a few perks, such as Faerie connections, a title in the aforementioned court, and a growing mastery of minor tricks, it also includes several odd handicaps - most of which she attempts to keep from being discovered. More recently, she has been seen travelling with Gideon Wolfe while on the business of the Courts.