Marek Vlek was born in the Chernarussian country side, on a small farm with bad soil, having a hard time meeting the quotas, Marek's father forced Marek to work the fields. This made him uncapable to achive an higher education, as all his spare time was spent working.
At the age of 16 both Marek's parents were involved in a car accident, which instantly killed his father and left his mother crippled for life. Marek kept working the farm, year after year, harvest after harvest. After his mother died, Marek was tired of life and tired of farming. He needed change, and change he got.
During the fall of the soviet union, Marek saw several politicians and business men seizing opportunities. Creating wealth and fame where there where none before. Marek wanted in on the market, and decided to use a part of his crops to brew beer, at first very small batches, but when the profits from brewing far outweighs the crops worth, Marek started selling less and less raw crops, using it to brew instead, during bad seasons even going as far to buy crops from other farmers.
During the civil war in 2009. Marek used his newfound wealth and power to help the local guerrillas fight against the Chedaki, after this information became public, Marek lost much of his met worth, as many of his local supporters were russian.