Erik was born in Europe. Never having a father and his mother being an alcoholic, he learned to take care of himself very soon. Living on the street he often ran into trouble with authorities and members of local gangs. To be able to survive he commited small crimes, but refused to join one of the gangs knowing this would lead deeper and deeper into the spiral of violence. With the age of 27 he decided to leave his hometown searching for a better life. Afer 2 years of travelling he finally ended up in Nyheim. Now he's trying again to survive and maybe having the chance to settle down.