Tormod Skoog was attending U of M when he decided to take a semester abroad. At Imperial College London, he met a girl and fell in love. When he returned to the States, she was killed in a bus bombing. When he joined the army, he became an EOD specialist, able to keep cool under pressure because he didn't fear death - he viewed it as a chance to finally be reunited with his love.
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- Tripwire attended the University of Minnesota, and spent time studying abroad in London.