John Hodge, a Splinter Cell in training is sent to aid Sam Fisher in his mission to Iceland in the first level of Splinter Cell: Double Agent. He is very eager to impress Fisher because he sees him as a role model. Going as far as jumping out of the Osprey before Fisher shouting, "Let me lead the way!". During the mission, John and Sam are required to split up to cover more ground, John tries to enter a seemingly unguarded front door against both Lambert and Sam's orders, and is captured and
shot shortly there after.