Flint was a Canadian born lumberjack, who made his way to Chernarus after he was wrongfully accused of the death of his fiance. He arrived a few days before the outbreak with the intention of staying with, and working for, his uncle. On the first night of the outbreak, Flint was awoken by his uncle who gave him little information on what was going on, and urged to Flint that they had to leave. They ran to their car. Flint took his uncle's rifle as he quickly got into the passenger seat. Before his uncle could make it to the driver's side he was taken down by a rotting humanoid which proceeded to sink its teeth into the neck of his uncle. Without much hesitation, Flint shot the thing and it rolled off his dying uncle. The ringing ion Flint's ears gave way to the sound of the gargling of blood as his uncle struggled to catch a breath. All Flint could do was put him out of his misery, and continue into town, to get some answers.