Arthur Merlyn is an American businessman who had the hopes of striking it rich one day, he has experience in journalism so that means he has been interested in interviewing players or reading up on articles. He read the news on current events but stopped due to him wanting to pursue a business dream of his, he has invested in real estate in different countries and oil. He is interested in the human nature and psychology of other people, Arthur wanted to help others. He still believes in justice, even in the apocalypse. Therefore, he will not try to harm other civilians.