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Events before Metal Gear

Born to a German-American Father and a Vietnamese mother, his parents died during the early stages of the Vietnam War leaving him as an orphan who got discriminated a lot due to his heritage which Big Boss would eventually take in. Big Boss would later spend years training the boy to become a super soldier, honing his battle skills until he became an agent of pure destruction without any emotions.

Frank Jaeger as Null, circa 1970
Frank Jaeger as Null, circa 1970

In 1966 he served in a guerilla group in Mozambique as a child, later being taken in by the CIA and inducted into the Perfect Soldier program. The program was so successful that Jaeger became a professional mercenary in his teenage years. Being the only surviving subject of the test he was given the nickname 'Null'.

During his teenage years he was a ninja in the group FOX during the San Hieronym Takeover. This is where he betrayed Big Boss by having to capture him during a mission with the Fox unit. Though he was never able to defeat him. Null eventually escaped the mission with a help of Ocelot. As they escaped the mission both soldiers had to kill many officers on the way Grey Fox ran into Big Boss again which led into a second battle that made Null strive to defeat Big Boss no matter what. Big Boss defeated Null yet again and took him to a hospital to seek some mental help.

Years later Frank killed two people in Rhodesia during the civil war who happened to be the parents of Naomi Hunter. Grey Fox was originally going to kill the girl along with her parents but decided to keep her. Raising her as his own little sister. In 1988 Big Boss flew Frank and Naomi to the United States and eventually returned to Africa to fight a war. In this year during an Winter Olympics Games Frank fell in love with an ice skater named Gustava Heffner who he planned on marrying but wasn't allowed to due to immigration rules.

In 1990 is where Frank became the only FOXHOUND member to receive the title 'Fox'. He was also considered to be an unofficial leader to those close to him in the group.

Outer Heaven

Gray Fox in 1995
Gray Fox in 1995

In 1995, Grey Fox was hired to collect data and information on the top nuclear weapon that was being hidden in Outer Heaven's base. He was able to sneak in the first fortress by using stealth where he stumbled on plans for the project. Gray Fox got caught and got held hostage in a cell but his final message to FOXHOUND was 'Metal Gear'. A beautiful friendship begins as a rookie named Solid Snake saves Grey Fox out of the cell.

This friendship plays a major role throughout the series. Together the duo defeated Metal Gear thinking that was it but little do they know they were wrong. Towards the end of the battle it's revealed Big Boss was the commander of Outer Heaven and set this all up as a trap. Snake killed Big Boss who happened to be his father. Thus the adventures at Zanzibar Land begins...

Zanzibar Land

Gray Fox shortly after his battle with Solid Snake
Gray Fox shortly after his battle with Solid Snake

In 1999 Roy Campbell became the leader of FOXHOUND and Snake was pulled out from retirement due to Zanzibar kidnapping Dr. Kio Marv and due to Grey Fox sneaking in nuclear disposal sites. Fox began transmitting Snake helpful messages throughout Codec calls under the name "Snake's #1 fan" to help him overcome obstacles and to reach his goal. Snake and Grey Fox meet face to face again where the bridge leading to where the Doctor was captivated was destroyed by Fox himself.

Fox trapped Snake forcing him to fight against one another. Fox was pronounced dead due to an explosion caused by Metal Gear D...Little did everyone know Fox survived as his body was placed inside an exoskeleton.

Shadow Moses Incident

In 2005, Fox decides to make his status as being alive well known as he goes out looking for his old war buddy Snake. Snake was on a mission to take down a new Metal Gear machine that Liquid Snake is after for. While being cloaked Fox killed many soldiers on the island leading to a trail of blood which Snake followed. This led to Snake unaware that it's Grey Fox under the skeleton to fit him in Hal Emmerich's lab. As Hal is hiding in the lab's closet Snake and Grey Fox can have either a sword or fist fight depending on which option the player chooses.

Grey Fox fighting Metal Gear REX
Grey Fox fighting Metal Gear REX

After the fight Snake slowly realized it was Frank Jaeger as Grey Fox left hints about the past. One of the people helping Solid Snake along the way was Naomi Hunter, Frank's adoptive sister. Frank eventually told Snake the truth about how he killed Naomi's parents and took her in as a sibling. Towards the end of the game Frank decides to help out his old friend by helping destroy Metal Gear REX which lead to Grey Fox's death as he was pushed against a wall by the machine which was around ten tons. His dying words were to Snake:

"We're not tools of the government or anyone else. Fighting was the only thing... the only thing I was good at, but... at least I always fought for what I believed in. Snake... farewell..."


  • Metal Gear
  • Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
  • Metal Gear Solid
  • Metal Gear Solid: Integral
  • Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops
  • Super Smash Bros. Brawl
  • Metal Gear Solid 4

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