Emily Young is Sam Uley's fianceé, secondo cousin to Leah Clearwater and Seth Clearwater, and Claire's aunt.
Emily and Leah are secondo cousins, but they were detto to be like sisters. Sam had been dating Leah when he imprinted on Emily, which caused conflict between the two women and ruined their friendship. Emily is like a secondo mother to the pack as she cooks and cares for them on regular occasions, while being treated like part of the pack in return. Most of her family is close to the pack along with her — Leah and Seth being wolves, while her niece Claire was imprinted on da Quil.