- Roper was an old Vietnam war buddy of Stringfellow Hawke's who was conned by the USSR into stealing and delivering a brand new U.S.A.F. fighter jet to them. 
- Roper was also Ho Minh Truong's American father. He married Nhi Houng in Vietnam during the war, and together, Ho Minh was their son. 
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