Orc was first introduced in Gone as the town's main bully. Later in the book, Orc is abducted by the coyotes and they rip parts out of him that are later replaced by a gravel like substance. The gravel like substance turns Orc into a super strong 'monster'. In the end of hunger, while Sam and everyone are at the mineshaft, Orc saves Hunter's life.
Orc is a raging alcaholicn who in light expresses a disire for the barrier to remain up. he later becomes a strong christian who believes everything happens for a reason