John Ashford Grew up in Lancaster County PA in Lancaster PA John Lived a quiet childhood. He marry his high school girlfriend Emily Greenwood. They would have 3 Kids John Jr (born in 1990) kate (Born 2003) and Lauren (born 2003) John Work at a nearby tourist trap call the Strasburg Railroad where he work on the trains the tourist railroad had and restore old railroad cars. John Marriage was on the rocks and the couple would divorce in 2006 John got the kids) His wife would died in a car crash a few years later in 2015. John Jr would died after getting hit by a bus a year later in june 2017 despite warnings john and his two surviving daughters went on a summer trip to chernaus even though there was a outbreak and got trap while fleeing the city of his daughters were killed Kate by a un peacekeeper and Lauren a few days later by bandits. at first Ashford was in shock then after a talk with a man called seth who said something about thriving and other things this start to change his mindset at the same time he started to grow a hatred for the un.