Nothing is known about Brian's life prior to or as the outbreak began.
Brian runs yelling to William. He mentions that Martin while returning from patrol saw a herd, followed it as he didn't know if it was the Whisperers or not and discovers the Hilltop under attack. William tells Brian to gather up everyone he can.
- When Brian was initially introduced in Issue 161 he was referred to as Taylor but later in Issue 162, the name Taylor was changed to Brian.
- This was due to him initially sharing the same name as another minor character from the Kingdom.