Tommy is the protagonist of Prey
. A Native American of the Cherokee tribe, he was born and raised on a reservation in Oklahoma. After serving in the army, he returns to the reservation and works as a garage mechanic.
At the game's start, Tommy has no love for his heritage. He wants nothing more than to leave the reservation behind and take his girlfriend with him. However, his plans are completely upended when aliens attack the reservation and abduct him, his girlfriend, and others. As he fights to escape, Tommy comes to accept where he came from.