Chance was orphaned as a child and was quickly taken into the foster home of Rachel Lawrie and her husband Richard. They wanted to start a foster home after losing their daughter, and Chance was their third child they took. When Chance was fourteen Richard past away in an unfortunate car incident similar to the circumstances of how he lost his daughter. A drunk driver and bad timing. When Chance was nineteen Rachel went to visit her family in Chernarus, then the outbreak happened. Chance managed to get a flight to Chernarus, but by time he found Rachel it was too late, her and her family were dead. It was too late to buy a ticket and Chance has been stranded in Chernarus ever since, living one day at a time.