Lewis Read is a man who has seen his best lows and his highest highs. He joined the military after he got out of high school and was sent to Chernarus to help combat the infection and to gather survivors. Upon reaching the island, Lewis and his unit had been attacked by one of the ravenous hoards that had heard the helicopter. He believes himself to be the only survivor and so he wanders Chernarus still looking to complete his mission. Only now, he has to live with these people and survive with him if he is to truly complete it. Throughout his time in Chernarus, he has seen many evil committed by other survivors and he's seen people ripped apart by the zombies. He is duty bound to help everyone he can but in the back of his mind his survival is the most important but he will help a person in need if they need it.