He's walked this beat millions of time's in the seedy underbelly of New York. Where crime run's rampant and people vanish at the drop of a coin. Yet that isn't his problem anymore despite his protests to the contrary. He's a Private Eye now, a Detective For Hire. No longer on the roster of the NYPD for lets just say "Disagreements" with higher ups. Which he knows damn well is a bunch of bullshit to keep the straight collar cops in line while the Dirty Harry's do their work for god-knows who. He'd served 8 year's with the NYPD straight outta High School and this was how they treated him. He'd rather go solo and follow his own rules. That's what he did using his quick witted mind and professional police training to eek out a living in this harsh city. "Eddie" is one hell of a Detective and he might just have got the case of the century on his lap.
Apparently Mc'Dove family lost their baby girl to Human Traffickers and took it to the NYPD. Who apparently didn't want to do jack shit. They began looking for alternatives to find their missing daughter. That's how this case wound up on his desk at 4 A.M. in the morning. Edward thought about throwing it away. The whole thing reeked of something bigger tugging at the surface. But in the end his bleeding heart won over like it always does. Apparently the only clue was a Cherno-Russian exchange student that she hung out with on the corner in the Pratt Institute. So he followed his instincts and paid this girls "Dear" friend a visit. A few harsh words and a broken down apartment door later he'd gotten what he'd needed.
The girl was gone. She'd been taken to Chernogorsk.
Now he would have decided to drop the whole case right then and there. He'd heard what Chernorussia was like after the Civil War. Bustling for sure but sometimes the pull of progress hides deep and sinister things underneath it. But the Mc'Dove's paid handsomely for Edward. Enough to buy his house twice over and still have some left. So made boarded a plane to Cherno and prayed for this girls safety. He'd known what the Russian mob would do to girls like her and it wasn't pretty at all. He touched down in Cherno and rented a room for the night so that'd he get some good rest for the days to come.
However, fate had other plans for our intrepid Detective.
Eddie awoke to morning like any other in a foreign place. However, when he turned on the news his world changed. Funny how the world does that isn't it? Takes one action to change the world forever.
Russia had gone to war with Cherno-Russia and disturbing reports came from the towns on the edge of the fighting. Tales of unnerving things that would make his pops back home cry. But nevertheless he carried on with his personal mission. If he couldn't save one girl then what kinda person was he!? So he followed the clues to their hideout an old abandoned pub while panic was setting around the country. He discretely entered getting into a couple of "Friendly Encounters" with those inside until he came upon a bedroom. A sort of weird mix between a hospital and a lab. No one was there besides the guards at the entrances probably due to spending time with their families in a panic. She was safe and sound despite being drugged to all hell. He picked her up like a sack of potato's and ran for the closest inhabited house.
She woke up a few hours later in a state of drugged shock. Taking her time get her bearing's she told Eddie that her name was Courtney Mc'Dove and, from what he'd heard, she was an engineering prodigy. He'd made a promise to his employer that he'd protect her. So that was what he'd do through out the End of the World. She was like a Little Sister to him filled with optimism and love for all humans. But that same love would get them into trouble over and over again in the coming years after the outbreak. In the end he decided to have her evacuated to Utes promising to find her again once civilization would be reestablished. Now he looks for cases all around Chernarus looking to carve out a niche for himself and those who he'd call friends.
The first friend he met and his eventual partner was Fergus Locke's a strange sort of genius with an awkward way of speaking, but he had something not many people had in this wasteland. Hope for a better tomorrow. Thus Eddie joined up with him and became the Watson to his Sherlock. Eddie's more active in walking through the streets while Fergus tries to make sense of the world he's found himself in. Shocked to his core one could say. However, the same could be said about Eddie.
Likes: Fantasy and Sci Fi Books, Hopeful People, Italian and Japanese Food, the occasional drink here and there, Good Criminals, And Fergus
Dislikes: Thai Food, Rich Pricks, Fancy Places with no rhyme or reason behind them, Gangster Rap, and High Schools
Loves: Doing what he thinks his right even if the world tell's him no, Helping People, Trustworthy people, and his Private Eye Office in New York
Hates: Dirty Cops, Serial Killers, and Murderers who do it for fun.
Chris Wilson - Hardened Travel Buddy
Fergus Lockes - Private Eye Partner and Best Friends
Michael Jack - Hardened Travel Buddy
Kazimir Yazov - Trustworthy Ally
Fred Talon - The Weapons Guy