He is the son of Molly and Mike Anderson. He, like the other children are put in deep sleep by Linoge, who wants one of the children to be raised by him and demands one from them. When the townspeople decide to give up one of their own out of fear of Linoge, who threatens to kill them all if they do not give in to this demand, he becomes the chosen one. Linoge then takes him away.
This event causes Mike Anderson to divorce his wife and leave his town and nine years later he has in the meantime become like Linoge rejecting his father on the way. It causes his father to completely break with his wife and his town.