Cole was a profoundly mentally ill man serving under Redjack Ryan, a position that would certainly not be granted to him outside of the pirate lord's Greater Valkyrate realm. Cole went out of his way to cause death and destruction to civilians during raids into the Lyran Commonwealth and Draconis Combine. His Archer was said to be a "giant hell beast spewing smoke and fire.".
"You're cold? Your family is cold?? I'd be happy to help heat you up…"
- MechWarrior Card Packs, Pack I, "Cole"