Alice Bouverie was born Ava Alice Muriel Astor, daughter of Col. John Astor IV - builder of the Astoria Hotel and member of the Astor family.

Alice built an interest in the occult and connections to intelligence networks through her first husband Prince Serge Obolensky. Obolensky was an officer in WWII in the Czarist intelligence department of the army who translated a secret copy of Mao Ze Dong's guerrilla warfare manual.

Alice was part of the core group of the Round Table Foundation gathered to speak to The Nine.