- "What the fuck do you want?"
- —Alexei greeting Kyle Crane.
Alexei is a character featured in Dying Light.
Alexei is married to Maja and together they have a son, Kristov. Following the outbreak, Maja was bitten and committed suicide to avoid turning into an infected. However, she instructed him in her suicide note to do whatever it takes to protect their son.
Events of Dying Light
He is a survivor residing within the secure radio station facility in the slums, along with his son Kristov. He and his son produce weapons for the criminal warlord Kadir "Rais" Suleiman and his gang.
Later, Alexei's son Kristov runs away from the safe zone to join Harris Brecken and his runners at the Tower. Alexei begs Crane to find his son and bring him back, and Kyle agrees to search for him. After locating Kristov, trapped by infected at the Bites Motel. Kyle rescues Kristov, who refuses to rejoin his father so long as her continues to work for Rais. However, he agrees to quit working as a runner and simply make weapons for Brecken if his father will join him at the Tower.
Kyle returns to the antenna with this news, upsetting Alexei. However, members of Rais' Gang smash through the gate with a van and try to kill both Crane and Alexei. After the thugs are killed, Alexei realises that it was only a matter of time before Rais ordered his death and agrees to join Brecken.
Alexei and his son can later be found in the lobby of the Tower, making weapons in the workshop alongside Alfie.
- "My son is... He's young. He thinks with his mouth instead of his head. He doesn't understand that sometimes you've got to go along with people who are not so good."
- —Alexei regarding his son, Kristov.
- "He is ashamed of me. I am ashamed of me! But I'm just trying to do what's best for him."
- —Alexei to Kyle.