Not much is known about Michael Kiper before the outbreak happened. Sometime after the outbreak, he joined the Fireflies and eventually lost his dog tag or died.
A pendant worn by the members of the Fireflies.
Michael Kiper's Firefly Pendant can be found in the chapter "The Outskirts" during the section "Museum". The pendant is in a display case reached by walking along a thin ledge to the left of the ramp you walk up upon entering the museum (the area where Ellie breaks the vase).
- Michael Kiper is the name of a real-life person who was one of the winners of the The Last of Us Firefly Pendant Contests, where he got his name on a pendant in the game.
- Monacelli, Eric (May 3, 2013). "The Last of Us Firefly Pendant Winners and Limited Edition Strategy Guide". Naughty Dog. Retrieved March 24, 2020.