On April 17, 2007, Carver Reid, a relatively unsuccessful photographer living in Kalispell, Montana, was declared missing. The case was largely overlooked by the media at the time, given Reid’s low-profile nature: neighbors commented that they barely even knew the man who lived next to them. On searching his apartment, police found little of value save Reid’s camera and his laptop. The camera lay on the floor, lens shattered. No images could be recovered. The laptop, on the other hand, contained something more promising: a series of encrypted files. Specific details of his past are unknown: Reid never spoke of any family or close friends. Inspection of his apartment after his disappearance found several images of a young woman as well as a crumpled letter seemingly addressed to a female acquaintance. The woman remains unidentified.