Blake Carson is the classic Gen-Xer. Apathetic, cynical, an underacheiver whose life didn't work out the way he thought it would. He went to college and studied journalism, but never managed to hold jobs in that field for very long. He is now stuck in a dead end job in a cube farm, absorbing faceless customers' directionless ire for barely enough money to pay the bills and maintain a steady supply of frozen dinners and ramen noodles. Blake is smart enough to know that he's above average, but not smart enough to do anything meaningful with his intelligence other than hurl sarcasm at Starbucks baristas who have over-inflated senses of self-importance. Since his recent breakup with his girlfriend, he came to realize that he was pretty sick of this fucked up world and decided to kill himself. Some might blame depression, but in truth he made the decision out of anger. As it turns out he failed at that too, discovering at the same time a seemingly limitless regenerative ability. This really didn't change anything for Blake, with the possible exception of fueling his anger. The irony is killing him... but not literally.