Since he was young, Eric,otherwise known as Serpentpuncher was always interested in alchemy. When he was merely 9 years of age, his parents died in a horrible potion accident. After this accident, he swore that he would master the art of potion brewing so that an accident, such as the one that killed his parents, would never happen again. Soon after he mastered his skills, Rapture took him in. There he serves to this day.