Swain, also known as "The Lover" is a member of the Collective acting as an agent of Administrator and a villain of the YouTube Horror series TribeTwelve. He is seen wearing a happy theater mask and an old military uniform.


There is little known about Swain but it was confirmed "out of game" that his vessel is Sebastian Kraus, the writer of the journal the Collective is after.


  • He appears in the Collective group shot in HAPPYBIRTHDAY, to the Observer's left.
  • He is described by the Observer as "thelover".
  • The chess piece he represents is the White Knight.
  • He reveals himself on-camera in DEATHTRAPEXDODUS, where he is seen holding the journal up to the camera surrounded by Firebrand's text.