He is a childhood friend of Marnie, who becomes his wife later on. He helps her get out of the silo, while she sits on the floor shaking in fear. At the fest in Marsh house he is first seen dancing with Marnie. Marnie and him move out to Sapporo, where they get married and have a baby named Emily. He died at a young age, leaving Marnie alone with the child. Due to Marnie's mental health, she lives in a sanatorium to recover. Emily lives for years in a boarding school, separated from Marnie.