Balderdash is drafted into the Second Great Dynasty War and is shipped to Vietnam. There, he befriends fellow soldier Gibby Lobby. In a firefight against Tai Minh Tai's forces, Balderdash receives an injury to the head that prevents him from growing most of his hair. Because of his serious injury, Balderdash is quickly shipped back home.
At some point, Balderdash joins Ether as a scientist.
The Black Box 3
- Balderdash's name is a reference to the fact the character is bald.