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The Afton family is the main focus of the FNaF storyline. It is currently unconfirmed how many people there are in this family, but it is speculated to be either 5 or 6 members.

Family Members

William Afton

William Afton - better known as his main alias 'Purple Guy' - was the CEO of Afton Robotics, the designer of the Funtime Animatronics, and the serial killer who murdered numerous children, who went on to become the animatronic ghosts.

He eventually discovered the ghosts of his victims were alive and dismantled their 'suits'. They chased him, however, and he took shelter in his trusty Golden Bonnie Suit. The suit - due to his haste to get into it, and the moisture of the room- malfunctioned, and killed him. He was locked inside the room he died in, and eventually, when FNaF 3 came around, he reemerged to hunt down his son Michael.

When Henry set the place on fire on the 'fifth night', he survived. He was later drawn to the FNaF 6 location, where he was trapped in the vents with Molten Freddy, Scrap Baby and Lefty (the puppet), while Henry set the place on fire, this time killing him. Michael also died in the fire.

Mrs. Afton

Not much is known about William's wife. It is speculated, with evidence, that before or after the death of her daughter Elizabeth, she either left William or died, and William preserved her memory inside the animatronic Ballora. This is all speculation, however. It is implied that she died in a car accident, or may have even died during childbirth of The Crying Child.

Michael Afton

Following the timeline, we first see Michael in FNaF 4, as the Crying Child's older brother, who bullied him to the point of tears. His bullying went too far, however, when he shoved his younger brother into Fredbear's mouth, and his younger brother is fatally injured, never recovering and going into a coma for 7 days before dying.

We next see him in FNaF Sister Location, where he poses as the technician 'Eggs Benedict' and sets about exploring Circus Baby's Pizza World in search of his sister Elizabeth, who possessed Circus Baby. Whether he was aware or not of his sister's evil plans is unknown, but at the end of the fifth night - if following the game correctly - he is scooped and Ennard - Ballora, Funtime Freddy, Funtime Foxy and baby merged together - takes its place inside his body, before his body eventually crumbles under the weight of having them all inside him five days later. They leave his body to avoid suspicion, but Michael survives due to the Scooper's technology.

Next, he appears in FNAF 2, where he works the Custom Night as Fritz Smith after the Bite O' 87. He is fired.

Next, he appears in FNaF 1, posing as the Night Guard Mike Schmidt.

However, sometime between FNaF 3 and FNaF: Pizza Simulator, he is contacted by Henry, who is under the guise as Cassette Man, and employed once again by Fazbear Entertainment, where his job is to gather the animatronics that falls under paragraph four by the end of 'night 6'. Paragraph four being animatronics who still hold Remnants (ghosts/spirits). Henry locks them all inside the vent system, Michael included, and sets the place alight.

Elizabeth Afton

Elizabeth is the middle child of the Afton family, who dies at the hands of Circus Baby, who she eventually possesses. Circus Baby twists her mind, making her a dark and evil killer. She escapes Circus Baby's Pizza World by taking control of her brother's body, but between FNaF SL and FNaF 6, when Molten Freddy is formed, she is kicked out of the group and returns to the FNaF SL location where she becomes Scrap Baby. She is drawn to her brother in FNaF 6, and salvaged by him, before being trapped in the vents and burned- being put to rest.

FNaF 4 Crying Child

The FNaF 4 Crying Child appears in FNaF 4 as himself. His father becomes distant, leaving his older brother Michael to look after him. Michael, however, bullies him relentlessly, and when his pranks go too far, Crying Child gets his head stuck in Fredbear's mouth, and gets chomped. He is left in a coma, and later dies.

He goes on to possess Shadow Freddy, whether being put there by the Puppet or Circus Baby is unknown, and he reunites with his father in FNaF 3, where he tricks him into dismantling the Animatronics, so the spirits will chase him into the Springbonnie suit. In FNaF 2, he makes his debut. He will crash the game by appearing in the parts and service room. He is implied to have been freed during Happiest Day, an event in which the 5 Missing Children (Gabriel, Susie, Jeremy, Fritz, and Cassidy) and The Puppet (Charlotte Emily) were freed.