Karl Franz was born in a very elite and rich household in central Ibethiel. His father, Helmut, was a man large on national service to ones homeland. Endowing his sons Karl and Paul with this perspective, Karl signed up for an officers commission at the Imperial War College. Karl graduated top of his class and fell in love with tactics, planning, and training forces for battles. His wife of eight years left him when she discovered that he had an affair with another woman. Karl, professionally, has risen the ranks to become Minister of War for his homeland, the nation of Ibethiel.