Joshua was in Poland when the infection spread to Chernarus. He was stationed there as a logistics specialist. Joshua deserted and found a boat still fueled up enough to take him home to Chernarus. He came home to find his parents dead and his two younger siblings Jacob and Sylvia missing. Some of their belongings were taken. Could they still be alive? He searched the entire homestead looking for anything which might help him in his search. there wasn't much left. with the clothes on his back, he settles in for the night, knowing full well that this was going to be no easy task. that night he dreams of his family enjoying a nice picnic in the countryside. The phantom shades of his family in his dreams began to fade one by one until the only one left was Joshua alone and shivering on the cottage floor. Dawn had come early and the promise of a new day wasn't wasted on him.Joshua sets of without much hope to find them.