John Fraser is originally from England, and came to Chernarus as a university student. He main reasoning for this was Chermnarus' state as a growing power. It was just unfortunate he came at the time he did. He is a devoted socialist, and sees the current state of affairs as an opportunity to rebuild society scratch as a system that works for everyone. He has no family in Chernarus, and no friends who have survived. He hopes to make it back to England one day, to see if there is any chance his family have survived also.