Ceslav was born and raised in Sinistok, the only child of Zvonka and Ratomir.As he grew older he helped maintain and tend to the farmland that his parents owned that surrounded the village. However, when civil war broke out his father was murdered by insurgents and his responsibilities shifted from schooling to full time work on the farm.As Ceslav grew older, his mothers health rapidly deteriorated and she died soon after he turned 16.
He worked on what was now his farm for years until the infection had begun. Ceslav was reluctant to abandon his farm, and he took up arms against the infected. His home was overrun within days and he was living a nomadic lifestyle, only going into towns when absolutely necessary.