Marek was raised as the youngest of 6 children. His older brothers were always mean and cruel to him, and he spent years fighting with them as children. When they all grew up Marek left his family's home for new opportunity in South Zagoria. Marek found work as an electrician's apprentice and was content with the life he had made himself. He was too young to fight in the civil war but always thought the separatist were in the wrong. Marek never had strong political opinions and tries to keep himself out of trouble. Marek found solace in his work and enjoyed how it allowed him to exercise his mind, something he never got the chance to do at home. Marek fled the city as news of the outbreak began to get worse and worse. Marek has little sympathy for others and has tried to take care of himself and keep himself fit, both mentally and physically.