Rourke is a hunter specializing in daemon operants residing in the Sixth Sense world. He was married to Anita Lamont McCoppin and had a son by her, Dean Lamont McCoppin. He is well-versed in hand-to-hand combat, guns, and machinery.
Rourke was last seen when Dean was eight or nine years old. He is an undercover agent who was thwarted by Thrax (Dean's daemon) at the time of his wife's murder. Current whereabouts unknown.