"Dr. Swann is a father and a very grounded character in a sense that he is beholden to the laws of physics and that of mortal man."
"He has to stay alive to make sure that he comes home to his son. His priority is to take care of his child."
― Ian Somerhalder to Wonderwall 
Dr. Luther Swann is a main character of V Wars. His research into infectious diseases led to a colleague from the Arctic Science Exchange approaching him with the proposition of going to their Arctic Research Station, as the exchange had lost contact with the research station and the residing team. Swann, along with Michael Fayne traveled to the Arctic Research Station, after discovering all members of the research team dead, Swann and Fayne were exposed to an as of yet unidentified protein biomass.
- "Down with the Sickness"
- "Blood Brothers"
- "Because I Could Not Stop for Death"
- "Bad as Me"
- "Cold Cold Ground"
- "It's Not Enough to Have Lived"
- "The Night Is Darkening Round Me"
- "Red Rain"
- "The Junkie Run of the Predator Gene"
- "Bloody but Unbow'd"
"V-Wars is a love story between these two brothers who have been pulled apart due to unfortunate circumstances."
- ↑ Jonathan Maberry on Twitter
- ↑ Ian Somerhalder: How His New Vampire Show ‘V-Wars’ Is Different From ‘TVD’ — Exclusive
- ↑ Ian Somerhalder says he was apprehensive about starring on another vampire show after 'The Vampire Diaries'
- ↑ Netflix's 'V-Wars' actor Adrian Holmes on playing a strong character conflicted between 'right and wrong'; Nov 29, 2019