Theo was born to Anna Peterson and Jake Peterson, a dysfunctional family mainly run by his mom, as time went on he was groomed and made into a model citizen. His mom after he finished high school divorced Jake and took a job in London where she met Harry father to Max. the Winthrop family became close friends to Theo and Anna, and later Anna and Harry married. Theo and Max became fast friends and went to college together. Theo went to college for Business, Max went to College for film making. Over summer break they both decided to go to Chernarus for different reasons Theo wanted to see the area, while also asking about the areas commerce and business practices. while Max's reasons are more of the photography reasons wanting to see the beautiful country side, this is when the outbreak started he and his brother got split up and later met up in Stary Sobor. over the 2 years stuck in chernarus they had to defend themselves multiple times from infected and other people wishing to do them harm. Theo was even captured and his eye gouged out and now wears a eye patch. he is longing for a place to settle down and make his own and possibly help others around with trading.