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Barely anything is known about Vernon's life before or as the outbreak began. When Joshua was a kid, he used to take him hunting on Briar Mountain. This is how Joshua learned to shoot.
It is unknown what happened to Vernon after the outbreak. He was most likely killed by walkers or another source of danger. While Joshua is hunting for deer, he recalls his trips with Vernon to Briar Mountain.