Alex Was an ex soldier for the British army. He served for 15 years before retiring. He also had a sense of duty and struggled with civilian life. A few years later an old friend offered him freelance work with his contract company. protecting V.I.P's and such visiting hostile countries. Normal oil workers and the like. The last job was sub contracted out by the U.N. Him and his friends company would protect some scientists out in chernarous over infectious disease or the like. They were there a short time at an airfield. Regular work. Until they had to travel up north. It was a disaster Alex was seperated after ana ttack from sick people. He does not know what happened to the scientists or his friend and the rest of the team.