North grew up in Waterford, Connecticut with her brother, Kirby. They both were born with great gifts in shooting all sorts of things. Their father taught North how to shoot when she was only 12, she was a real natural. Especially in using the bow... She was able to compete along side her brother in various competitions. One in particular existed in Chernogorsk. She took part in the younger children's competion, while her brother and Charlie participated in the older kids'. The infection eventually hit, and due to their father's survivalist teachings, and her young fresh mind, she was able to moderately adapt to the new changes that existed in South Zagoria.