Ricky and his family survived the Sun Flares and lived in a village just a few miles from Mark's village. A year later, the village was attacked by the Post-Flares Coalition. Ricky's parents and younger sister Deedee were among those hit by darts containing the Flare virus. When the Flare began to spread, the villagers quickly realized Deedee was Immune to it. She was thought to be a demon of some sort and was abandoned by Ricky and the rest of the survivors.
In the epilogue, Teresa is shown to still miss Ricky, remembering him as the loving brother he once was before being consumed by The Flare.