Michael
Michael Cross
Full NameMichael Cross
NicknameBroken Wing
Portrayed byJim Gleason
First appearanceChapter 1 - It Begins
Final appearanceRecurring
GenderMale
DOBUnknown
RankSergeant (SGT)/E-5
Former OccupationMilitary Intelligence
ResidenceThe Tower
Background
Special TalentsIntel Gathering, Leadership
Romantic PartnersPegs
Parent(s)Deceased

[top]Character

  • Full Name: Michael Cross
  • Former Occupation: Military Intelligence
  • Special Talents: Intel Gathering, Leadership, Making Homemade Chloroform
  • Age: 27 at the beginning of the Story
  • First Appeared: Chapter 1 - It Begins, introduces you to the story.
  • Current Status: Alive

[top]Background

  • Entered Military after events of 9/11
  • Began first tour of duty as a "hard charge" (meaning enthusiastic) Private First Class
  • Ended third tour of duty as a "tired and depressed" Sargent
  • Background: Combat experience in Iraq, went into Army for College.
  • Parents Died on his 3rd Tour to Iraq. Did not return home for the funeral.
  • Michaels M.O.S. was 35 Foxtrot, Intelligence Analyst (chapter #29-1 at 5:48)

[top]Personality

  • A natural and respectable leader.
  • Sharp, quick-thinking, and easily picks up on things.
  • Became detached from other people after losing his parents while serving in Iraq.
  • Is sometimes viewed by others as insensitive and uncaring because he hides his emotions.
  • Has a difficult time expressing his feelings for others.
  • Current love interest of Pegs.

[top]Notable In The Series

  • Prominent Main Character in the series and leader of the Tower.
  • Breaks Arm in between Chapter 9 and 10, where Randy was turned
  • Narrates Chapter 1, 2
  • Relinquished leadership to Burt in Chapter 14 after losing Tower residents in the War.
  • Regained leadership from Burt after coming back from the colony
  • Returned to The Colony, along with the remains of Fort Irwin
  • Leads the soldiers in an attempt to find the zombies nest, and the whereabouts of Ink

[top]Quotations

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"I didn't fear death or what might be there if today was my last day. But that was then and this is now." - Michael in 1 - It Begins
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"Shoot that bitch in the face!" - Michael in 3 - The New Arrivals
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"Somebody here sold us out, I know it..." - Michael just before the confrontation with the Mallers in 12 - The War
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"Hit him again!" - Michael after Angel punches Burt in 13 - Separate Dying Embers
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"Because all the passive ones are dead. " - Michael in response to Pegs asking why everyone they meet are aggresive assholes. 17 - There Might Be Others
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