Lance was born in New York city his dad was an Irish cop who was murdered on his last day before retirement.Lance always felt that he wanted to avenge his father so he joined the NYPD. As he got out of basic training he decided that he and the other cadets should go on a cheap vacation to Chernarus they went there to party. When they arrived after a few days the outbreak happened to leave them to fend for themselves over time Lance had to do horrific things to survive. He had to kill his best friend Brick who got infected he shoot him down with his trusty 1911. This upset Lance a lot and he decided to go to the woods until he bumped into a man named Andy who brought him out of the woods and teach him the ways to survive and to establish law and order in South Zagoria.