Nicknamed "Rockie", a farmer raised on the Chernarussian land, west of Chernarus' far east coast, he lived a simple life on the countriside, even carrying on the success of the harvest after the passing of his kin.
After being called upon by the Chernarussian Defense Forces, he sold whatever he had to take the civil war against the Movement of The Red Star, due to his distrust in the begone days of USSR rule.
Being scared by the war, a fragmentation grenade to his upper chest put him out of combat. A miracle, changed him and his ways, deciding to open up a small general shop on the south eastern coast, giving up the chaotic civil war for recovery.
Hearing news of the outbreak, he decided to board his apartment up, staying indoors for as long as the rations could last for, only coming out around one month after the apocalypse. Seeing the torn city, he set on his way outside of the borders, gathering a small group of people on his way out.
Using his bartering and people skills, during the apocalypse, he lead a small faction of roaming traders, the "Happy Trails" caravan, which delivered goods and supplies to any travellers or enclaves on it's way, believing to restore the government and set up a basic currency during the apocalypse: .22 ammo. On a daring entry, he returned to the country of Chernarus to trade with a new settlement in Elektro.
However, a few days into the land, him and his group got attacked by a group of bandits, who killed most of his troops. Outgunned, he ran away, passing out from exhaustion on the shores, awaking shortly after...