|“||Sooner or later, we all face what we’ve done.||”|
— 1.07 Sent on Tour
At a young age, he attended Mulmur Hills Football Camp where he met and befriend Coach Jones. He met other kids who were also close to Jones.
At some point, Reade fell in love with Sarah Weller, Kurt’s younger sister, and maintained a solid relationship for a while until he confessed Kurt his relationship with Sarah and he was told to break it up due to his risky job inside of the FBI.
After Thomas Carter went missing, Mayfair asked Reade to investigate the circumstances around his death in order to find out what happened to him and who was the man driving Carter’s car. However, a masked man threatened him with killing Sarah and Sawyer if he didn’t stop investigating; this led him to break up with Sarah.
One of the cases attached to one of Jane’s tattoos, drove the team to investigate a case where Jones was the target of one of the students from the university, this opened a new investigation where it was revealed that Jones used to sexually abuse of the kids he met at the camp. One of them, Freddy, who was also friends with Reade, informed him that they both were victims of the Coach.
Trying to find the truth, Reade decided to surveillance Jones outside of his home. However, he broke into his house and discovered a cabinet full of VHS tapes in chronological order and tagged with boys’ names, among them Reade’s.
While he was in the basement, about to watch the tape with his name on it, someone attacked Jones by stabbing him multiple times on the chest, causing his death. When Reade got upstairs, Zapata walked into the room, finding him standing next to Jones’s death body.
Zapata and Reade engaged in a complicated situation where she covered Reade’s tracks and stood by him until the investigation was closed. Zapata realized that Freddy was the responsible of Jones’s death and Reade secretly gave him a bus ticket to leave the city.
As a child Reade was a camper at Mulmur Hills Football Camp where he befriend Coach Jones. Later he attended the University of Michigan. Where he still holds a receiving record in football.
They start dating at the beginning of Season 1 without telling Kurt Weller about their secret relationship. Sarah and Reade were a happy couple until he's forced to end the relationship after a man threatened about killing Sarah and Swayer.
Reade and Tasha are shown as friendly co-workers and they often show a playful personality, demonstrating their closeness and old friendship. As the show progresses, the two of them start to rely on each other to talk about important issues regarding Jane Doe.
- His chinese zodiac sign is the rat.
|Blindspot, Season 1|
|#01||"Woe Has Joined"||#09||"Authentic Flirt"||#17||"Mans Telepathic Loyal Lookouts"|
|#02||"A Stray Howl"||#10||"Evil Handmade Instrument"||#18||"One Begets Technique"|
|#04||"Bone May Rot"||#12||"Scientists Hollow Fortune"||#20||"Swift Hardhearted Stone"|
|#05||"Split the Law"||#13||"Erase Weary Youth"||#21||"Of Whose Uneasy Route"|
|#06||"Cede Your Soul"||#14||"Rules in Defiance"||#22||"If Love a Rebel, Death Will Render"|
|#07||"Sent on Tour"||#15||"Older Cutthroat Canyon"||#23||"Why Await Life's End"|
|#08||"Persecute Envoys"||#16||"Any Wounded Thief"|
|Blindspot, Season 2|
|#01||"In Night So Ransomed Rogue"||#06||"Her Spy's Harmed"||#11||"Droll Autumn, Unmutual Lord"|
|#2||"Heave Fiery Knot"||#07||"Resolves Eleven Myths"||#12||"Devil Never Even Lived"|
|#03||"Hero Fears Imminent Rot"||#08||"We Fight Deaths on Thick Lone Waters"||#13||"Named Not One Man"|
|#04||"If Beth"||#09||"Why Let Cooler Pasture Deform"||#14||"Borrow Or Rob"|
|#05||"Condone Untidiest Thefts"||#10||"Nor I Nigel"|