Mathias spent the early part of his life in the countryside, spending most of his free time hiking, camping. When he turned 19 he was conscripted into the military where he chose the navy. When his service time was up he decided pursue a career in the navy, Where he spent the coming 10 years. In his free time he still pursued his childhood hobbies of Hiking and Camping, travelling around Europe.
At the time of the outbreak Mathias was in Livonia for a 2 week hiking expedition. By the time he got out of the woods back to civilisation everything had fallen apart