Ben Gawea, a 17 year old high-schooler, was only a boy, still normal, with good grades and a girlfriend. all he knew was that he needed a job next. Nothing else is known.
ApocalypseEditHardly anything is known about Ben's life during the apocalypse, except that he lives in a steel mill and was knocked unconcious by Asher. He was taken prisoner and beaten for information on Ashlynn's whereabouts. He is a teenager, and he seems to not talk much.
- Ben is the first prisoner taken by Willis' group.
- Ben is also the first antagonist who has been named from Hudson's group.