Ryan Loflin is the leader of the military corps that put up the fence around Black Lake to keep the town of Lake Placid safe. He had a crush on Sheriff Theresa Giove and finally acted on it and they began a romantic relationship. Ryan has a son named Max Loflin. Max got lost inside the fence after he heard one of the hunters in Jim Bickerman's group scream as he was eaten by the crocodile. Max went inside and was pulled off by a crocodile. He survived and found Chloe's group. He escaped with Chloe, Elaine and some others while the rest of the Marshfield Swim Team was killed. Ryan survives all the chaos at Black Lake and reunites with his son. They then walk out the fence together.