[Lookie x Adjectives] Zombie Mutants - OOC
Name: Charlie Parkes
Short Bio: Charlie was born in Washington to a pretty regular, liberal family; his mother worked as a teacher and his father was an IT consultant. However, despite the encouragement of his family he was quite socially awkward. When his parents gave up on helping him improve this, Charlie went into his shell and didn't put much effort into socialising as he grew older. He might have had the potential to be a bright kid and get good grades, but high school seemed to be too much for him. He never liked anyone except a couple of people nor could he stand the patronising teachers or painfully stereotypical students.
He left school and eventually found himself in a desk job, trapped working as a financial consultant at Barclays. The world was too noisy for Charlie; his time alone in his apartment was golden. In a way, this was his saving grace. One of the many ways he wasted his time was zombie films. He'd seen them all. Literally. Every zombie film ever made and he'd seen it. He was one of the few who spotted the early signs of the impending apocalypse and got his ass out of Washington; as a precaution, if nothing else.
He argued with his parents to come with him, but his father was adamant that the whole thing was just another flu pandemic blown out of proportion. Charlie regretted not dragging his parents out of the house that day - he still does. For weeks Charlie drove around the state, mapping out 'safe zones' where there was little surrounding populations, stocking up on bottled water and canned food. He was an excellent survivor.
Two months ago he found a travelling group of ten people from Longview and decided to head back with them, helping to fortify their little corner of Longview and resupply the town.