Chester Thompson

Chester Thompson is a hired thug. In order to keep the lid on the Mick Barnard conspiracy, Chester was pushed on the band by their evil manager Tony Smith, who has direct ties to the Phillips crime family. The story was that Chester was a drummer. This forced Phil Collins into the position of lead singer (up until that point, after Gabriel's forced departure, Genesis had planned to become an instrumental band). Meanwhile, Chester was there in the background, keeping an eye on the members of the band and leaving them threatening messages if they seemed ready to spill secrets about Mick. It is known that Chester was slowly poisoning Phil Collins, causing him to lose his hair, and that he would put bugs in Gabriel's Slipperman costume.

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