Grant Shade is a 28-year-old former health centre receptionist who enjoys working on cars, charity work and watching television. He is kind and brave, but can also be very standoffish and a bit cowardly.
He is Canadian. He has a degree in medicine. He is obsessed with films.
Physically, Grant is slightly overweight but otherwise in good shape. He is very tall with bronze skin, black hair and blue eyes.
He grew up in a middle-class neighbourhood. After his mother died when he was young, he was raised by his father
Grant has one child with ex-girlfriend Trisha: Kacie aged 10.
He is currently single. A girl he fell in love with abruptly left him, leaving him devastated and seeking purpose. This leads him to travel to Chernarus.
Grant joined a brigade of volunteers to aid when the crisis initially broke out but found himself trapped in a mysterious albeit deadly land, trying to complete their mission.