- "You! It has been a long time since I have seen any living soul around here. Strange, you almost remind me of my former compatriots. I must be imagining things. They might be coming around soon, and I cannot be responsible for your safety if you hang about."
- ―Michael Crawley meeting Shay Cormac.[src]
Michael Crawley was a skilled member of the Colonial Brotherhood of Assassins, who defected from the Brotherhood and started a new life in Old Growth Forest. During the Seven Years' War, his former comrades found out he was alive and tried to track him down, altough he was aided and protected by the Assassin-turned-Templar Shay Cormac.