Tyndall, Zion Organization Controller
was awakened at a young age and spent her formative adolescent years in Zion.
She took to the philosophy offered by Morpheus, but she saw the struggle against
the Machines as a quest larger than any one person, and so could not accept
the prophesy of The One as fact. She much preferred the more pragmatic approach
of Jason Lock, relying on the resources and abilities of the people of Zion
to save themselves, without waiting for a Savior.
When she came of age, Tyndall
eagerly became a Zion operative in the Matrix. She served capably during
the War, working her way up to a senior position, but retired from field duty
in the aftermath of an accident that rendered her unable to jack into the Matrix
safely any longer. An Agent dropped a 220kV power line on her as she was
jacking out, causing feedback that damaged her neural jacks in the real world.
She was almost killed.
Today she is only able to jack into controlled environments
such as the control center construct or training programs. The unpredictable
nature of the Matrix broadcast signal could overload her damaged jacks and
cause permanent or fatal damage to her. Still, she had a tremendous amount
of experience in the Matrix, so instead of becoming a Hovercraft Captain, she
accepted a position as Commander Lock's liaison to field operations in the
Description & Style: Tyndall is an Icelandic beauty, all cheekbones and
snowy blonde hair. She addresses operatives as “Warrior,” or by
their rank, and speaks constantly of vigilance and preparedness. She tries
hard to imbue missions with nobility, and encourages you to be your best. Her
manner is practiced and professional, but imbued with a sense of encouragement.
She often ends conversations with inspirational phrases.
Tyndall considers herself
to be a representative of Zion, but in spite of her effort to paint herself
as a servant of the cause, she has become a leader through her devotion and
dedication. She often takes personal responsibility for the mishaps of Zion,
feeling that somehow, the fault is her own; she is quick to apologize when
things have gone awry. Tyndall sometimes speaks to her operatives in the
Matrix as if she is with them, likely because she desires nothing more than
to return to the Matrix to work for Zion's victory firsthand.
Gray, Machine Civilization Controller
was one of several Agents trapped in the Matrix during the infestation known
as Smith. His program was overwritten with new code, executing instructions
which conflicted with his primary architecture. When Smith was defeated and
Smith's program was withdrawn from the system, Gray was freed, but his ordeal
was not yet over.
The Machine Civilization is run by cautious protocols, and
there was still some chance that the Smith code had found a place to shelter
within the system, or within an RSI. Agents that had been exposed to Smith
were quarantined within the Matrix during the reset—something that is
usually never done. Bluepills have their connections to the system attenuated
so they never notice the event, and Exiles can seek shelter in a construct,
but Agents have no such recourse. Those trapped in the system during the reset
were literally turned inside out as their code was deconstructed and recompiled
with a vicious error-checking routine.
Even afterward, he has not been allowed
to return to the Source, instead relegated to a buffer system created during
the reboot—a gateway
construct which acts as a Machine analog to the Merovingian's Mobil Avenue
Station. In some ways he is almost an Exile, but for the fact that he believes
he will eventually be able to return to the Source.
Description & Style:
Due to his current situation, Agent Gray was selected to act as recruiter
and Controller for human beings that the Machines believe can assist them in
controlling the Matrix. Like all Agents he is normally dispassionate and aloof,
with a precise manner of speaking, but his forced dealings with humans have
left him with somewhat more understanding of them than most Agents.
with humans, he uses many euphemisms, as he has found that humans often prefer
not to say what they really mean. Death is “cessation
of awareness.” Stealing is “expeditious acquisition.” He
addresses humans by their gender title and bluepill last name (e.g. "Mister
and seems to have a foolproof way of knowing this information about every human
he speaks to.
Though Gray resented his assignment greatly at first, he has
come to appreciate the fact that he is better at dealing with humans than most
other machine Agents. Although he does not enjoy interacting with humans, the
fact that he is efficient at it gives him a sense of... pride.
Flood, Merovingian Controller
the Source, Flood was a subroutine of a larger program. He was a good subroutine.
He got things done when the other routines crashed or failed. If there was
something that needed doing, there was only one subroutine to call. And what
did he get for his trouble? Marked for deletion, that's what. Handling every
problem that came his way since cycle number one didn't matter when there was
a revised routine who could do it just a little faster.
Bitter and angry at
the Source for deriding his code as non-optimal, Flood made the decision to
jump to the Matrix and become an Exile. He was determined to make himself someone
important in the Matrix. Flood wouldn't be anyone's subroutine anymore. From
now on he'd be his own boss, make his own decisions, and nobody would ever
judge him again. Only it didn't really work out that way.
It wasn't long before
he crossed the Merovingian and ended up deeply in trouble with the Frenchman.
It was a hard lesson for Flood to learn; that there's no such thing as being
an independent operator in the Matrix, that everyone has to report to someone.
Fortunately for Flood, he's very good at what he does, and what he does is
manage jobs for a larger program. With little recourse to save his code from
permanent deletion, and faced with the threat of being imprisoned in the Blackwood,
Flood offered his services to the Merovingian.
In the time since, he has become
nearly indispensable to the Merovingian, working his way up to a position of
great trust and authority. In the wake of the Truce, Flood had been handed
responsibility for running human operatives in the Matrix as a counter to both
Zion and new Machine initiative in using humans.
Description & Style: Flood
is a vain man, who deeply resents his position as second fiddle and lackey
to the Merovingian. Regardless, he plays up his position as one of the most
powerful in the Matrix and a role to be coveted. He's always clad in ultra-stylish
clothing, his hair bleached and styled perfectly. In dealing with humans, Flood
is sarcastic and sometimes even sadistic, lacing his instructions with qualifiers
that suggest his operatives are incompetent. In conversation he hints that
he's only biding his time in this
subservient position until his true plans
come to fruition.
Posted by MxO Team