Hawke is the older sibling to Bethany and Carver. Carver is bitter with Hawke and feels as though hes living in his sibling's shadow. After the death of their father Malcolm Hawke in 9:27 Carver signed up for military service with Hawke and together they fought in the Battle of Ostagar.
After fleeing Lothering to Kirkwall, Hawke went on to make a name for himself/herself and eventually became the Champion of Kirkwall after defeating the Qunari. Hawke also played a part in the mage-templar uprising.