He had been through a troubled upbringing, his parents had divorced and he had been expelled from several schools before arriving in Kakabaka Bay. Here be proved a popular member of school, star midfielder of the football team and his good looks made him a dream for many girls, including Ejjina Mexonber-Quad.
Early on he is the love interest of Ejjina Mexonber-Quad whom he brought a birthday present for and took on a date on the night of her parents murder.
He was obsessed with joining the Quad Order, seeing them as a way off Baraben Prime, and he and Ejjina Mexonber-Quad both left their Homecoming Dance and went to see Philemon Yecroocs-Quad'Chi but he was turned down, and grew very jealous towards Ejjina, revealing a nasty vicious streak that ended their relationship.
As Ejjina left to join he Quad he got into trouble with the law for vandalism and carrying the illegal narcotic Illumination.
He drove an aerobike and wore a leather jacket and in many way the quintessential good looking bad boy.
By the time the book starts his downward spiral has continued, Poor grades from school, not looking for a job, increasingly addicted to Illumination and finally he started a fight in a nightclub in Greater Haggleton and broke the nose of the Mayor's daughter, he was given two choices, go to jail or join Star Command for three years. He chose the service.
Even before he got to Camp Berlinsberg he was trying to turn the rest if the trainee's against Ejjina Mexonber-Quad. He is placed in Delta Unit. He lasted 24-hours before he was dismissed from the service for failing a drugs test and was sent to jail.