Max is a native of Houston, Texas and originally served as a medic in the U.S. marines. When the infection started, he joined U.N. as a medic. He brought his wife with him to Zelengorsk where he served on the front line. As the infection worsened, his wife was killed by an infected. When he came home, he found his wife infected and killed her for the last time with his own knife to put here out of her misery. Now he kills as many infected as possible to put them out of their misery. He roams Chernarus now primarily solo offering his medical skills to any group in need.