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Felix / Isaac Gates
Felix without his helmet 

"At the end of the day, if I'm stronger than you and if I'm faster than you, then I can kill you! And that's better than anything money can buy."
Voiced By: Miles Luna

A gray and orange mercenary introduced in Season 11 and one of the three leaders of the Space Pirates, employed by the Chairman to manipulate the New Republic. He serves as one the primary antagonists of The Chorus Trilogy, and the most proactive one in Season 12.

Felix and Locus were allies during the great war, but they never liked one another. Felix couldn't return to civilian life after that, and the Chairman hired him and Locus to push the Civil War. He acts opposed to Locus and the Federation, he does what he can to keep the Reds and Blues alive and explain the New Republic's situation to them and says that the New Republic is hoping that these "legendary heroes" can tip the balance of the war into the Republic's favor. No one suspects that he's lying about his true allegiance, of course.


He is The Sociopath, downright evil, and one of the biggest (if not the biggest) dicks in the series. He is also a skilled manipulator and one of the reasons why this Civil War has not ended. His motivation for both evil and amusement, and is happy to kill everyone on Chorus, in whatever way possible. In comparison to Locus, his partner, he is the more evil of the pair, preferring to twist the knife rather than kill and get on with it, but is also the less dangerous one for giving his opponents the opportunity to exploit his gloating. At the end of Season 13, he is betrayed by Locus and thrown out of the side of the Communications Temple by a grenade blast. His death is confirmed by Locus being able to use the Great Key afterwards.

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  • Antagonist Abilities: His Hardlight Shield is practically invincible, even allowing him and Locus to survive the explosion created by the Tartarus' crash into the Purge temple, and thus makes the heroes' lives difficult whenever they have to fight him. It allows Felix to just calmly stride towards an enemy shooting at him, while his opponents have to resort to outside-the-box tactics (like sticky grenades or just attacking from all directions) if they want a chance to beat him.
  • Anti-Hero: Season 14 revealed that he and Locus used to be this. Along their partner Siris, they actually captured criminals and turned them in for a reward.
  • Arch-Enemy: To Tucker, due to revelations in Episode 10 of Season 12. All his interactions with Tucker initially seem to be an attempt to make him into a better soldier and leader, and to accept the grim realities of war. After revealing his true colors, Felix takes a cruel pleasure in torturing Tucker for his actions and his failures, making things quite personal between the two. He even goes out of his way in his "The Reason You Suck" Speech to mock Tucker for what he did as a member of the New Republic. They also have appropriately opposite weapons, with Tucker wielding a Laser Blade while Felix has a Hard Light Deflector Shield. Unfortunately for Felix, Create Your Own Hero comes into effect, and Tucker starts getting the better of him time and time again, something Felix's ego can't handle. He even gets an energy sword of his own (though while Tucker gained his by accident, Felix gained his from a by proxy murder), and when his Villainous Breakdown begins during his futile last attack on the Blood Gulch Crew, it's Tucker he screams at to come out and face him. In the end, Tucker is the one who kills him by tossing him a grenade (just like how Felix had Tucker toss him a grenade right before revealing himself to be Evil All Along).
  • Arson, Murder, and Lifesaving: A dark example. After Tucker disobeys orders and inadvertently gets Rogers killed during the mission at the beginning of Season 12, Felix initially seems to berate him before congratulating him on the successful mission and talking about how badass he was, unable to comprehend why Tucker is upset over getting most of his squad killed.
  • Ask a Stupid Question...:
    Felix: Sharkface, Locus, whatever happened to normal fucking names? I mean, am I crazy?
    Aiden Price: Well...
    Felix: DON'T! ...psychoanalyse me.
  • Ax-Crazy: Felix is a violent, sadistic sociopath who will twist the knife into his enemies for sick kicks. This comes to head in the Season 13 finale, during his Villainous Breakdown he completely loses it and only cares about killing the Reds and Blues.
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: During his and Locus' backstory segments in Season 14, he has an orange tie, handkerchief and sunglasses (the effect is slightly ruined by his preference for having the sleeves rolled up, though).
  • Bad Boss: Felix is not a pleasant employer to say the least. Not only does he constantly berate his own men (to the point that most of the Space Pirates have learned to just tune him out when he's talking) once he actually has the Key needed to initiate the purge he see's no problem using it to kill everybody on Chorus not immediately protected from the blast (which would include almost all of his own men).
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: In Episode 19 of Season 13, he tells Locus to just forget about orders and the mission for once in his life. He does.
  • Big Bad Friend: Hidden in plain sight as an ally to Kimball and the Reds and Blues, he's actually a villain, although far from the main one.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Legitimately deadly and a tough opponent to either out-fight or out-wit, but he's less threatening than his partner Locus due to the latter's refusal to play ball with his enemies and they're both ultimately subordinates to Hargrove. His final fight with the Blood Gulch Crew has him get utterly humiliated before being killed off.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Saves Wash from being shot by Locus twice. Ultimately revealed to be an Invoked Trope when it turns out it was all a set up with Locus.
  • Big Good: Subverted - While Kimball may be the leader of the New Republic, she makes it clear the only reason they're still around is Felix, but he's actually working for Control, and a primary antagonist.
  • Big, Stupid Doodoo-Head: His insults devolve into this during his Villainous Breakdown.
    Felix: You're all a bunch of pathetic... stupid losers!
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Starts off quite affable, but once the Reds and Blues agree to help he gets gradually more jerkass-y until he's revealed as a straight-up villain.
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: He has a tendency to monologue and gloat which leads to the whole scheme being busted wide open due to Tucker's helmet cam. He even acknowledges it in Season 13, when he tells Locus he knows he let the survivors trigger the alarm, and that he had more fun because of it.
  • Book Ends: He reveals his betrayal by asking Tucker to toss him a grenade while holding up his Deflector Shield to seemingly protect the Blood Gulch Crew from Locus and his men, then smugly complimenting him on his throw and tossing it aside. He dies when Tucker throws a grenade at him, smugly telling him to catch it, while he holds up his Deflector Shield to defend himself from a Sticky Bomb fired at him by the Blood Gulch Crew.
  • Bounty Hunter: Season 14 reveals he and Locus used to be this, essentially. They tracked down criminals and brought them in for a reward.
  • Broken Bird: Subverted, as while he shows signs of this and it's seemingly confirmed in Episode 3 of Season 12, he's not only anything but broken, he's more upbeat than his partner.
  • Broken Pedestal: For Tucker and Kimball. Tucker looked up to him and treated him as a mentor, and Kimball though of him as a trusted friend; when they learned his true allegiance, well, calling them pissed would be an understatement.
  • Bullying a Dragon: Felix has a bad habit of antagonizing and underestimating very dangerous people.
  • Chronic Backstabbing Disorder: Felix is not really on anybody's side but his own. He'll ally with others but for only as long as it serves his purpose to do so. As soon as he sees no more use for them he'll gladly cast them off and even kill them or at least allow them to die.
    Felix: Locus, when have we ever looked out for anyone other than ourselves?
    Locus: ...They trust us.
    Felix: And what, that gives them some sort of immunity? Survival isn't a right, it's a privilege. It's earned. That's the one thing we've always agreed on. If they deserve to live then they'd be strong enough to stop us and smart enough never to trust anyone.
  • Classic Villain: Pride and Wrath. Felix is supremely arrogant and self-centered, and he often tries to prolong the suffering of anyone who he despises; it's these qualities that lead to his death when he arrogantly goes after the Reds and Blues alone after it's clear he's lost to get petty revenge out of his sheer hatred for them, leading to his death at their hands.
  • Co-Dragons: Felix and Locus are the leaders of the Space Pirates, employed by Hargrove to keep the Chorus civil war going and ensure the genocide of the inhabitants. Of the two, Felix is worse, manipulating Locus so that he remains a consumate murderer.
  • Color-Coded Characters: He's heavily associated with the color orange, providing a clear contrast to Locus's green.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Felix generally prefers a pragmatic combat option, sacrificing a soldier if it means a mission's success. When he himself is in a fight he's not above fighting dirty, and will resort to cheap shots, booby traps and other underhanded tactics to get an edge over an otherwise superior opponent. Subverted when he and Locus have the Blood Gulch Crew at gunpoint and Felix just starts ranting, much to Locus' frustration.
  • Consummate Liar: Felix is a first class Manipulative Bastard, and is thus one of these. Notably, he rarely ever lies, he is being Metaphorically True and uses Exact Words to get people to trust him or be manipulated into taking action.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle:
    • Kicks the collective ass of Tucker, Simmons, Caboose, Grif, and their Lieutenants early on in Season 12. Felix then later wipes the floor with Tucker on his own in "Fed vs. New," with Tucker only surviving due to both Felix's Motive Rant and Locus forcing both himself & Felix to retreat after the truth of the Chorus Civil War is broadcast to the entire planet.
    • In turn, he gets his own ass thoroughly kicked when the Blood Gulch Crew Zerg Rush him in "The End Is Near."
  • Dark and Troubled Past: He and Locus survived one of the worst battles of the Great War, that led to the rest of their squad being killed. He also alludes to having suffered a betrayal in the past in "Training Daze", though his reveal of being Evil All Along makes it likely he was the traitor in that situation.
  • Dead Guy Puppet: Inflicts this on Captain Meyers of the Tartarus for shits and giggles.
    Felix: [imitating the late Meyers] At ease, gentlemen.
  • Death by Irony: He gets killed by the Reds and Blues, people he believed himself to be superior and only a threat when they had Freelancers at their side, when Wash and Carolina were elsewhere. They also manage to kill him using actual tactics and strategy, while Felix just charges in blindly with no plan whatsoever, something he earlier criticized Tucker for. For an extra bit of irony, it echoes his betrayal of the Reds and Blues, and the Reds and Blues were all in the same position he, Locus, and the rest of their squad were in in the flashback in "Locus of Control" where Felix talked his CO into executing a surrendering enemy.
  • Deflector Shield: Has a Hard Light one built into his armor as his weapon.
  • Despair Event Horizon: After Locus abandons him at the end of Season 13, Felix loses his already fragile grasp of sanity and, in a Creepy Monotone, proclaims he will kill Locus. Following this, he loses his signature sarcasm and quirks, instead focusing solely on killing the Reds and Blues.
  • Didn't Think This Through: He has a subtle case that becomes increasingly prevalent throughout Season 13. Felix rarely thinks his actions through and is highly impulsive, allowing his desires to govern him and rarely thinking in the long-term, blinding him to the negative affects his actions will have. This ultimately results in his downfall when he goes after the Reds and Blues with no real plan, just wanting to kill them.
  • Dirty Coward: Felix is pretty smug when he has the upper hand, but it's because of his ego and him being used to Locus always bailing him out when things go sideways. When the Red and Blues hand him an embarrassing beatdown, Felix visibly panics and outright begs Locus to save him when his former partner abandons him.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: His near pathological hatred of the Reds and Blues is caused by him finding them annoying.
  • Disney Villain Death: Continuing the Charon and RvB tradition of bad guys falling to their deaths. However, his death is confirmed shortly after by the sword being bonded to Locus.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Well, he wasn't as evil back then, but during his days bounty-hunting with Locus and Siris, he was still the most inclined to violence and Kick the Dog of the three. Even so, he was just as horrified as the other two when Ruben Lozano made it clear he was perfectly willing to let his son Gabriel die and calls him a "parasite". Though his horror may have had less to do with the immorality of Lozano's actions, and more to do with the fact that he had just lost his only form of leverage against a very pissed of and powerful Mob boss. Additionally, both he and Siris were completely stunned when Locus opted to simply murder Gabriel after it became clear that Gabriel had outlived his usefulness to the three.
  • Every Man Has His Price: Says this regarding the Reds and Blues, and how they aren't so different for only working with the New Republic to help their friends.
  • Evil All Along: It's revealed midway through Season 12 that he's directly working for the main antagonist of the story arc.
  • Evil Counterpart: He is this to both Tucker and Locus.
    • Like Tucker, both have a Great Key and in Season 14's Merc Trilogy (set before the events of The Chorus Trilogy), he is shown to be a bit of a womanizer.
    • Like Locus, they are both mercenaries and are initially depicted as each other's moral opposite - Felix is first presented as Locus's Good Counterpart with Locus being presented as Felix's Evil Counterpart, and as the story progresses their counterpart roles are shown to be reversed.
  • Evil Gloating: He kicks it into high gear after he shows his true colors, taunting the Blood Gulch Crew about how they've helped with Control's plan. True to this trope, this buys enough time for Carolina to save the Reds and Blues. He was doing it as a form of therapy after dealing with the Reds and Blues on his side. He does it again in Episode 18, only for it to bite him in the ass when Tucker and Church are revealed to have been recording what he has said, and it is broadcast to Armonia (where the Rebels and the Feds are fighting).
  • Evil Cannot Comprehend Good: Downplayed. Felix can comprehend the mindset of others well enough to fake being a Lovable Rogue and a Jerk with a Heart of Gold, but he's also unable to understand why Tucker would feel guilty about getting Rogers and Cunningham killed and doesn't understand Locus' doubts over what they are doing or the reasons for Sharkface's grudge against the Freelancers.
  • Evil Is Petty: Felix takes a ton of pleasure in taunting and annoying his enemies and allies alike and generally behaving like an asshole For the Lulz. He also continuously tries to murder the BGC because they annoy him, and then tries to activate The Purge simply because he wants the inhabitants of Chorus to know how screwed they are before they die simply because he wants to get them back for all the trouble they caused him.
  • Exact Words:
    • With the exception of telling the Reds and Blues that they were some of the galaxy's greatest soldiers, he never actually lied to them.
    • In the opening episode of Season 13, when he boards the prison ship, he assures his new "friends" that they won't find anyone else on the defunct Pelican he rode in on. Turns out everyone else on that Pelican had active camo, so of course they wouldn't find them.
    • In the same episode, he and Locus are trying to recruit the inmates of a prison ship to bolster their side's numbers. As part of his speech, Felix offers to let any prisoner who doesn't want to join them "off the ship". Once the inmates make their decisions, Felix immediately blasts everyone who didn't join him out into space. Hey, they're off the ship, aren't they?
  • False Friend:
    • He fakes his friendship to the Reds and Blues to gain their trust before betraying them.
    • He's also this to Locus in a manner of speaking. While he makes no secret of the fact that he doesn't like Locus and that they are not friends, the pair of them form a pretty effective team. However, he's also manipulating Locus through the entire campaign, being abusive and condescending, and using Locus' PTSD to keep him under his thumb, because deep down he's scared shitless of his partner. When Locus finally realizes this and turns on Felix, the first thing Felix does is try to kill him.
    • This is his main way of infiltration and accomplishing stealth missions. He works his way into someone's forces and uses his charms and social skills to gain their trust, like he did with the New Republic and crew of the Tartarus. He pretends to be supportive and makes people think of him as a friend until he has everything he needs and stabs them in the back without hesitation.
  • Fatal Flaw:
    • His massive ego. Felix ultimately causes more problems for himself than he can deal with by being as boastful and arrogant as he possibly can to people he should really just shoot dead when he has a chance. Also if he feels even the slightest bit upstaged in any way he will quickly abandon rational thought just to soothe his injured pride. This trait eventually gets him killed. He went after the Reds and Blues because he couldn't stand that they nearly killed him when destroying the Purge Tower and was horribly outmatched. It also causes Locus to turn against him in the end because Locus realizes that Felix knew he couldn't cope with the trauma of war and went out of his way to keep Locus under his control by not letting him do so. The reason for that? Locus was the better soldier.
    • Short-sightedness. Felix has a bad habit of making eratic decisions when he is angered without thinking of the consequences. As the Reds and Blues' continued survival and one-upping of him pisses him off more and more, Felix continues to make even more impulsive decisions with increasingly worse consequences, culminating in him getting himself killed when he chooses to go after the Reds and Blues alone while injured out of sheer spite.
  • Faux Affably Evil: He's a pretty casual, jokey kind of guy, even when he's being openly and unapologetically evil. This just serves to show how unpleasant he is. He even says that he and Kimball were "friends" while telling Locus to kill her quickly.
  • Foil:
    • Primarily towards Tucker. Both of them initially are only fighting in the war for personal gain, Felix wants to be paid and Tucker just wants to find his friends. They are both cynical and sarcastic and the two of them are arguably the most skilled members of the New Republic. However, towards the end of Season 12, Felix is still fighting for his own gain, disregarding the lives of the inhabitants on Chorus and enjoying the violence and suffering he causes. Tucker however, grows to care a great deal about the people on Chorus, to the point where he selflessly risked his own life to save them. Tucker is also shown to dislike violence and war, only getting his hands dirty when he has to, and prefers to knock out or capture his opponents, whereas Felix takes a sadistic pleasure in killing his enemies. Tucker also values his friends and teammates in the Blood Gulch Crew, whereas Felix merely manipulated them for his own interests and only tried to keep Locus alive since he's aware of Locus being stronger than him. It even fits into their primary weapons - Tucker has a Laser Blade, while Felix has a Hard Light Deflector Shield.
    • A bit towards Washington. Wash starts out as an ally in the first part of a trilogy to the Reds and Blues only to become their enemy in the second part. In contrast, Felix pretends to be their ally in the first part only to show his true nature in the second part of the trilogy, but unlike Wash, Felix is never redeemed; the redemption part instead goes to Locus, who is Wash's other Foil.
    • Towards Locus. They're introduced as two mercenaries on different sides of the Chorus Civil War and were former comrades, the former a friendly and talkative Jerk with a Heart of Gold, the latter a ruthless and cold Consummate Professional. ...Or so it seems on the surface. In reality, Felix is a sadistic Manipulative Bastard who puts on a phony friendly appearance to use people to his own ends, while Locus is actually a very conflicted man that puts on the mask of being an emotionless killer to avoid having to face his guilt over the many atrocities he took part in both during and after the Human-Covenant War. Also, while Locus prefers to be quick and efficient with his kills, Felix enjoys toying with his victims because it amuses him. Felix is eventually outed as irredeemably evil and dies, while Locus successfully pulls a Heel–Face Turn and instead becomes The Atoner.
    • Oddly enough, he’s this to Caboose. They both have an inability to take responsibility for their failures, are highly competent in battle, and are incredibly clingy and possessive of someone close to them (Church for Caboose, Locus for Felix). However, Felix is a self-serving sociopath who manipulates Locus and only views him as a means to an end and is incredibly boastful about his combat skills, while Caboose legitimately views Church as a friend and is deeply loyal to him and only uses his strength in desperate situations and never really draws attention to it.
  • For the Evulz: He pretty much has no motivation besides getting paid, but even that doesn't ultimately matter to him. He outright states that the feeling of power over his victims means more to him than any amount of money.
  • Friendly Rival: It's implied he used to be this with Locus back during the war, though it's also possible that it could be some more of Felix’s lies.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: Among the Space Pirates. While they aren't particularly friendly with each other, most of them have some sense of camaraderie and can work together. However, Felix is an absolute asshole that none of them like; the only one who can be around him for extended periods of time is Locus, and the other Space Pirates just tend to tune him out.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Felix was once just another nondescript soldier doing his duty during the war, but by the end of the Chorus Trilogy he’s become a genocidal maniac who nearly wiped out the population of an entire planet out of spite.

  • Good Is Not Nice: In Season 12, he shows signs of this, doing things like blowing up Rogers during a mission and showing sociopathic traits, but he later reveals himself to be a sociopath and one of the main villains. However, Season 14 reveals that he used to be this; he was by no means a nice guy, but he hunted down criminals and brought them to justice.
  • Hard Light: Really likes to a Deflector Shield made of this that's built into his armor.
  • Hated by All: After his true allegiance is revealed, absolutely nobody likes him. The BGC and the inhabitants of Chorus despise him for being a traitor, and his own partner Locus, his colleagues Sharkface and the Counselor, and even his own men hate him for being an asshole.
  • The Heavy: He and Locus are this to Hargrove. In the end, Felix is the true one because he manipulated Locus into going along with the genocide in the first place and he pushes to kill the Blood Gulch Crew long after Locus has stopped caring about them
  • Hidden Depths: When he didn't pass the true warrior test, he mentioned he saw "shit straight from his nightmares". Said "shit straight from his nightmares" just so happens to be Locus realizing he doesn't need Felix while Felix needs him.
  • Hired Guns: A mercenary working for the rebels on the planet the Blood Gulch Crew crashed on. Subverted, as he's working for Control and has intentionally infiltrated the New Republic. He finds out the hard way that describing himself as a "freelancer" is a quick way to get him on the Blood Gulch Crew's bad side.
    Felix: I'm a freelancer.
    [Hears seven guns being cocked.]
    Felix: [in a panicky tone of voice] No, I-I mean I'm a mercenary! You know, a gun for hire!
  • Hoist by His Own Petard:
    • Helped to recruit the Reds and the Blues into the opposing armies by telling them that they would help inspire the teams and help win the war, intending them to spur on the conflict between the two parties even further and hasten along their own destruction. Instead, the Reds and the Blues end up inspiring both sides to not just end the conflict, but work together, and even provide a united front against Felix and Locus' own forces, ultimately winning the war and bringing peace to Chorus. Furthermore, the Reds and Blues (with assistance from Locus, who pulls a Betrayal by Inaction on Felix as part of his own Heel–Face Turn) are the ones to directly kill him, with Simmons incapacitating his Deflector Shield with a sticky grenade long enough for Tucker to throw a grenade at his feet that hurls him to his death.
    • He manipulates Locus by exploiting his psychological need to follow orders but is sometimes stymied by Locus prioritizing adherance to their orders rather than what Felix wants them to do.
  • Hypocritical Humor:
    Felix: Sharkface, Locus, whatever happened to normal fucking names? I mean, am I crazy?
    The Counselor: Well...
    Felix: DON'T... psychoanalyze me.
  • Hypocrite: As if Felix wasn't enough of an asshole already, he tends to call people out on traits that he himself shows. Just to give a few examples:
    • Calls Locus crazy, but it's actually him that seems to have gone off the deep end. Also, see Never My Fault.
    • He mocks Locus, Wash and Sharkface for using pseudonyms instead of their real names, but he never uses his own real name on Chorus.
    • During their battle in "Fed vs. New", Felix makes fun of Tucker for using a sword. Come Season 13, Felix gets his hands on the Great Key for Chorus, incorporating a sword into his fighting style with nary a complaint.
    • Additionally, for all of the times that he accuses the people he fights of being cowards or not attacking him, one of his weapons is a Hard Light Deflector Shield (aka something meant to be used defensively).
    • Felix claims to be The Social Darwinist who repeatedly tries to kill off anyone weaker than him under the Insane Troll Logic of "If they didn't want to die, they should be strong enough to stop me and smart enough not to trust me in the first place." However, as Santa later reveals to Locus in "The End is Near", Felix has been psychologically manipulating Locus to stay with him since he's actually aware of Locus being the stronger of the two and that Felix needs Locus to survive. In reality, by Felix's own philosophy of Might Makes Right, he deserves to be abandoned and murdered.
  • I'll Kill You!: You'd think he'd end up saying this to his rival Locus, but in actuality he says his own version of this when it's revealed that Tucker has broadcast his entire Motive Rant to the capital, where all the Republic and Federation troops are currently stationed. Should've kept the mouth shut, really.
  • Insane Troll Logic: His social darwinism-based philosophy runs on this. If he kills you, it's your own fault, because it means that you weren't smart enough not to trust him or strong enough to fight him. It's clearly a thinly veiled excuse for his own sadism, and he also uses it to manipulate Locus as well.
  • Irony: After insinuating that the Blood Gulch Crew were worthless in combat if not for the Freelancers in their party, he gets his ass whooped by the Reds and Blues without Wash and Carolina to back them up.
  • It's All About Me: Everything he does, he does for himself. But arguably the most damning example is his treatment of Locus. Deep down, Felix is scared of his partner, because no matter how much he may say they need each other, Locus can survive on his own, but Felix can't. So he does everything in his power to keep Locus from getting the help he needs, and staying by his side to protect him when he gets in over his head.
  • It's Personal:
    • His rivalry with Locus, as it's rooted in how they were former teammates who hated each other, but couldn't do anything about it because they were on the same side during the Great War. Kimball speculates that the sentiment might be mutual. Turns out that it's all a ruse - they still hate each other, but they manage to be professional about it.
    • Later, when he reveals his true colors to the Reds and Blues, he takes the time to deliver a rather vindictive "The Reason You Suck" Speech, implying that he considers having had to put up with them pretty damn personal, too.
    • After Tucker gets the better of him at the end of Season 12, he really seems to want some payback for being made to look foolish and having his cover blown. He even refers to the rest of the Blood Gulch Crew as "Lavernius Tucker's less important but equally annoying friends" at one point, and generally holds a special level of hatred for Tucker in Season 13.
  • It Amused Me: Several of his actions are fueled by his sadism and nothing else, like using Captain Mayer as a Dead Guy Puppet and pretty much every time he engages in Evil Gloating.
  • I Resemble That Remark!: His complaint about Sharkface and Locus's codenames ends with him asking if he’s crazy.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Jerk: Between willingly attempting to commit genocide and twisting the knife on the Reds and Blues on how much they helped, he could very well be the biggest asshole in the series, and that's saying a lot. He's so bad that even his own men just tend to tune him out, as mentioned in Episode 10 of Season 13. However, he seems genuinely concerned when the guys leave and goes to retrieve them against Kimball's orders, until it turns out that he actually left so he could kill them all. Turns out he's far worse than we expected, and he and Locus are manipulating the entire conflict. While he's gloating to them, he mentions Jerk with a Heart of Gold more or less by name, and makes fun of them for believing he was one.
  • Just Between You and Me: Felix rants to Tucker that he and Locus just had to put forth a few sob stories to the heads of each army to pit them against each other. Tucker then mocks him and calls on Church to do so. Felix, confused, asks what Church is, to which Tucker smugly responds with, "Oh, this is Church. He's the A.I. that helps me run my equipment."
  • Kick the Dog: As The Sociopath, he takes great delight in doing this. Examples include rubbing the Blood Gulch Crew's collective face in how they've been successfully manipulated in helping wipe out the innocent Chorusans, gleefully murdering the Tartarus crew before blasting everybody who won't/can't fight for them out the airlock, threatening Price by implying he might let Sharkface in on his previous career if he gets out of line, and constantly grinding Locus under his boot by exploiting his PTSD to his own advantage. He also takes a disturbing amount of pleasure in repeatedly hitting and stabbing Tucker when they face off at the end of Season 12.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: When he and Locus apprehend Gabriel Lozano, it's clear Felix is really enjoying making Lozano scared to death by rattling off a list of his crimes and mocking him in the first episode, and psychologically, then physically torturing him in the second episode by shooting him in the leg to get a few good screams out of him. Locus doesn't participate in this in the least, simply shooting him in the head when it's clear that Lozano is both of no actual use to them as a hostage and heard Felix use their real names while arguing.
  • Killed Off for Real: Blasted to his death at the Communications Temple, and given that Locus can now use his sword, he's confirmed dead this time.
  • Knight of Cerebus: When Felix gets involved in the show, things go downhill slightly, even though he's not a bad guy and Locus is worse. When Felix is revealed as a villain, though, things stop being funny completely until Felix's Laughably Evil qualities are emphasized.
  • Lack of Empathy: Felix has no empathy for anyone or anything other than himself, and is pretty flippant about human life, even talking about nuking Chorus from orbit in the same tone one would talk about running an errand.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: He gets killed off by the Blood Gulch Crew with the assistance of Locus - aka, he's murdered by the very same people he repeatedly called a bunch of weak, pathetic losers who didn't stand a chance against him (and keep in mind the Reds and Blues wouldn't even be his problem in the first place if Felix had actually let them get slain by Locus' firing squad in "Cloak and Dagger" instead of going on a Motive Rant), all while they're being assisted by his former partner that he had been subjecting to a psychologically abusive relationship.
  • Last Villain Stand: When Locus abandons him in Episode 19 of Season 13, he decides that he's going to try to kill him, too, by using his SAW on as many people as possible. Given he's surrounded by more than seven experienced soldiers even before Locus changed sides, this goes about as well as could be expected.
  • Laughably Evil: Stands out in particular among the other Space Pirates. He is known for making sarcastic and witty comments at every possible moment, and will not hesitate to make fun of other people. In fact, some of the funniest scenes in The Chorus Trilogy are of Felix constantly pushing the blame of events away from himself while acting more like an immature, obnoxious prick than the heartless killer he really is.
  • Lean and Mean: Not apparent in the machinima style, but in Season 14 he's shown to be very skinny when out of armor, especially compared to Locus.
  • Leeroy Jenkins: Part of the reason for his defeat at the hands of the Reds and Blues is him blindly charging into the multiple traps they've set up for him in the Communications Temple.
  • Leitmotif: "Soul Clef XI" is one for both him and Locus.
  • Logical Latecomer: Deconstructed and subverted. He serves as the Straight Man to the Blood Gulch Crew, being bewildered by their quirks, but after he drops the mask, he reveals that he flat-out hated them for their many, many annoying flaws, and shows himself to be far more unhinged and vile than any of them could ever be.
  • Lovable Rogue: Subverted. He initially seems to be this, but after he is revealed to be Evil All Along, he proves to be a ruthless sociopath who deliberately put on this persona to get people to trust him. Any aspects that weren't part of the facade are just aspects of his sociopathy.
  • Luckily, My Shield Will Protect Me: Though ironically, he initially only used it to protect Wash, not himself. He winds up using it to shield other people quite often. Turns out that was intentional as a way of getting Wash's trust.
  • Manipulative Bastard: To pretty much everyone. First Kimball and the New Republic, then the Reds and Blues, and that's not even getting into how much effort he puts into keeping Locus under his control.
  • Meaningful Name: "Felix" is a given name descended from Latin that means "happy" or "lucky." It's quite the appropriate codename for a Psychopathic Manchild like him.
  • Morton's Fork: The Reds and Blues force him into one during their final confrontation by shooting a sticky grenade at his light shield then tossing another grenade at his feet. If he drops the heavy shield to get away, the sticky grenade goes off in his face. If he doesn't drop the shield he'll be blown up by the grenade beside him. He's still trying to think of a way out when the latter scenario kills him.
  • Mr. Exposition: As of Episode 16 in Season 11. Then once again in Episode 10 of Season 12. Only this time, it doubles as a Motive Rant.
  • Mysterious Past: His activities between the Merc Trilogy and the Chorus Trilogy are unclear, but something definitely happened at that point, since Siris is no longer present and Felix has lost any scruples he had and has become far more manipulative and sociopathic. Some of his comments in Season 12 alludes to something involving a betrayal happening at some point, but nothing concrete is ever provided.
  • Narcissist: Felix has a ridiculously high opinion of himself and his skills, only cares about his own needs, never takes responsibility for any of his failures, and should anyone bruise his pride even a little, he will drop everything to kill them.
  • Never My Fault: After Carolina saves the Blood Gulch Crew from execution, Felix is quick to reproach Locus for being sloppy enough to allow her to infiltrate his team. Never mind the fact that Felix gave Carolina ample time to prepare herself for the rescue by delving into a Motive Rant on why he hated the Reds and Blues, whereas Locus simply wanted to shoot them and be done with it. When Locus points out the hypocrisy of this in a threatening tone, Felix notes that they shouldn't be throwing blame around.
    • This unwillingness to take blame continues into the end of Season 12, where, upon speaking to CEO Hargrove, he says they lost because the Reds and Blues got lucky, but Locus admits it was because they (read: Felix) were sloppy and underestimated them.
    • Season 14 reveals that this was not a new trait, as he clearly showed it back during the Lozano job.
      Siris: Why weren't you on comms?
      Felix: (the one who threw his headset in the toilet) That is... entirely his fault. (points at Locus, who glares in response)
  • Not in This for Your Revolution: Seeing as the New Republic has no recognizable currency, they pay him in alien weaponry that was initially found on Chorus. He then intends to sell the tech off for cash, then use it to buy a TV the size of a billboard. Later revelations seem to make him out to be a Jerk with a Heart of Gold that's more emotionally invested than once thought. However, even further plot events reveal that he is indeed only in it for money, just not from the New Republic.
  • Not Quite Dead: After the Tartarus lands on him and Locus in Episode 18. He dies for real in the following episode.
  • "Not So Different" Remark:
    • He actually compares Washington to Locus in this manner.
    • Come Season 12, Episode 3, it's revealed he's also just as self-centered and snarky (See Took a Level in Jerkass and Sociopathic Hero below) as Tucker can be, though Tucker at least has the decency to feel bad for this and actively strives to be a better person.
    • Come Season 12, Episode 10, he's revealed to be just as bad as Locus - or perhaps even worse, considering that in Episode 19 of the same season, Locus implicitly acknowledges hidden feelings of guilt for his actions that he tries to hide under his Just Following Orders facade, a trait Felix does not share. In Season 13, it's shown in a flashback from "Locus of Control" that Felix used to be much more like Locus during their time in the Great War, being a Consummate Professional and following orders.

  • Odd Name Out: His code name "Felix" is a real name in contrast to other code names like Locus, Siris and Sharkface.
  • Off Hand Back Hand:
    • Does this with his Hard Light shield to Tucker as the latter lunges at him with his energy sword.
    • Again in "Club" when he shoots a goon from around a table he and Locus use for cover.
  • Oh, Crap!:
    • Upon seeing Locus pursuing him in Season 11. Though actually it's because Locus told him by radio that they are to leave the Reds and Blues alive.
    • Played for Laughs in Season 11's "FAQ", where he calls himself a "freelancer" and then has to hurriedly correct himself to being only a mercenary when every member of the Blood Gulch Crew (except for Caboose, who was blind at the time) instantly cocks their guns at him.
    • He gets another one in Season 13, Episode 16 along with Locus when they find out that Armonia's nuclear reactor was about to explode.
      Pirate: There's a bomb on the reactor!
      Felix: What?!
      Locus: Get us out of here!!
    • Has a major one upon realizing the Blood Gulch Crew and their friends are dropping a goddamn spaceship on him and Locus in "Great Destroyers".
    • He gets a large number in quick succession during his final confrontation with the Blood Gulch Crew before getting killed off, as part of his well-earned Humiliation Conga leading up to his Undignified Death.
      • He just has enough time to panic and raise his arms when he gets blasted by Doc/O'Malley with a rocket launcher.
      • He has another moment when his attempt to shoot Caboose with his own rifle backfires spectacularly.
      • He starts to really panic when he realizes he's finally lost control of Locus.
      • His final one is when he's pinned down with a sticky grenade attached to his light shield and Tucker casually tosses a grenade at his feet.
  • Only Known By His Nickname: According to the Ultimate Fan Guide, "Felix" is an alias. A hint towards this comes in this tidbit of dialogue. Season 14's credits reveal his full name to be Isaac Gates.
    Felix: "Sharkface", "Locus". Whatever happened to normal fucking names.
  • Only Sane Man: When Wash isn't around to play the part, he becomes the most competent individual of the Blood Gulch Crew members in the New Republic. However, much like Church, Epsilon, Wash, and Captain Butch Flowers before him, he is one of the few examples of someone with mental problems in the shownote  and so is a subverted example.
  • O.O.C. Is Serious Business: What is his gut reaction when his Evil Gloating has managed to let the Blood Gulch Crew (especially Tucker) completely upset his plans and stopped the Civil War? To try to kill all of the Blood Gulch Crew then and there, starting with Tucker. No gloating, just do it. Fortunately for them, Locus stops him by insisting they stick to protocol and leave.
  • Pass the Popcorn: His reaction to watching Grif, Simmons, Tucker, and Caboose waste an entire morning trying to decide who gets to be leader of the team to rescue Wash, Sarge, Donut, and Lopez.
    Felix: Did you boys want to do some actual training, or did you just waste the entire morning dicking around? Because by all means, I could watch this train wreck all day. Really, it's like the Hindenburg footage. You ever see that? Absolutely breathtaking, until you realize everyone's screwed.
  • Pet the Dog: In the darkest way possible. After Locus and the recruited prisoners from the Tartarus spring the trap for the armies of Chorus at Crash Site Alpha, he asks Locus to make sure Kimball dies quickly since "We were friends once, after all."
  • The Power of Hate: His hatred of Locus drives him to win and is what keeps him from leaving Chorus no matter how much alien tech he acquires. Except it's all a lie. Although his hatred of the Blood Gulch Crew seems to be motivating him now.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: In Season 13, this is mixed in with Dirty Coward. Felix constantly seems to show concern for Locus throughout the season (after Hargrove's threat and going through the gateway) but if looked at closely, he doesn't actually acknowledge Locus's emotions themselves. It turns out that he just wants Locus to protect him because he knows that Locus can survive on his own while Felix cannot. In the end, Felix does not actually care about Locus himself, who leaves him to die when the truth comes out.
  • Psycho Knife Nut: It's clear after The Reveal that knives let him get up and personal with his victim. He's pretty awesome at throwing them as well.
    Felix: [poses after throw killing a Fed Mook] [softly to himself] I am fucking awesome...!
  • Psychopathic Manchild:
    • In Season 13, he throws a temper tantrum upon realizing that the Great Key is useless as long as Doyle is alive.
    • He throws a much more epic one during Season 13 Episode 19, furiously screaming at the Blood Gulch Crew about how he is infinitely superior to them in a desperate attempt to heal his wounded pride.
    • Once again, Season 14 shows him throwing a tantrum as he starts to lose control of the hostage situation with the Lozanos. His temper and lack of impulse control are clearly a long-standing liability, possibly the result of trauma from the war, and likely the reason he thinks he needs to keep Locus on-side.
  • Raised Hand of Survival: At the end of Episode 18 of Season 13.
  • "The Reason You Suck" Speech: He gives one to the Reds and Blues after his true motivations and allegiance are revealed, venting all of the anger he's gotten pent up from having to deal with their antics. Specifically, he calls them a bunch of idiots, man children, and losers, singling out Tucker in particular. Ironic, given that much of these flaws are things that apply to Felix himself.
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: The gloating, sociopathic, and Hot-Blooded Red Oni to Locus' cold Blue Oni.
  • The Reveal:
    • Not only is he Evil All Along, but he is also part of a plan to kill off all human life on Chorus.
    • His name is revealed to be Isaac Gates in Season 14.
  • Revenge Before Reason: With the loss of the majority of the Space Pirate's army, Crash Site Alpha as well as the Tartarus, the war on Chorus had become something of a Foregone Conclusion. Given that Carolina and Washington had presumed him dead when the Tartarus was destroyed, Felix would have been smart to pull a Screw This, I'm Outta Here with the injured and exhausted Locus. However, instead of fleeing, an absolutely enraged Felix travels all the way to the Comms Tower to try and kill the Blood Gulch Crew, despite there being nothing to actually gain for him at that point. Predictably, this action causes him to suffer a humiliating defeat to the Reds and Blues that culminates in an Undignified Death.
  • The Rival:
    • To Locus. Turns out they had been Friendly Rivals during the Great War, not liking each other but performing well. When Locus went to work for the Federation, Felix saw it as a personal challenge to see who was really better. Turns out they're working together, though they still do hate each other.
    • Additionally, after Tucker bests him in "Fed vs. New," Felix utterly despises the former sim trooper throughout Season 13, seeing him as the only real threat among the Reds and Blues and even going out of his own way to antagonize him.
  • Sadist: Felix loves making other people suffer, and often draws out battles to gloat to his opponents or murders people who pose no threat to him just because he feels like it.
  • Sanity Slippage:
    • Implied to have happened to him in the past. The flashback in Season 13 and Season 14 show that he always exhibited signs of sociopathy, but he still had some scruples and was far more logical than he is during the Chorus Trilogy.
    • Felix becomes gradually more impulsive and reckless throughout Season 13, and loses his sanity entirely after he survives the Tartarus crashing on his position and Locus abandons him.
  • Sarcasm Failure: The key point in his Villainous Breakdowns is that he completely loses his cool, sarcastic demeanor, and simply says I'll Kill You!.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: Why he didn't return to civilian life after the Great War. Though honestly, he wasn't much better during it either.
  • Slowly Slipping Into Evil: Implied. The flashback in "Locus of Control" and Season 14 show that, while he was always a ruthless, manipulative, amoral Jerkass, he was initially motivated by trying to survive in the Great War and then by material gain and a somewhat legitimate desire to do good. It's heavily implied that the constant moral compromises he made resulted in him becoming worse and worse until he became the monstrous sadist he is in The Chorus Trilogy.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: A very Downplayed Trope. Felix has a high opinion of himself but both has the skills to support it and generally only plays himself up in passive ways. His rants about superiority and being The Social Darwinist however show that he ultimately isn't as strong or as smart as he thinks he is, as most of his success comes from Locus' support.
  • Smug Snake: A high-functioning example who repeatedly backs up his boasts, succeeds despite the risks, and is a brilliant manipulator. On the one hand, he is extremely smug all the time, with the sole exception of when he is losing, even if it's a completely unnecessary risk to be in whatever situation he is in. What's more, he never actually learns from his mistakes, just blaming them on everybody else.
    Felix: [after taking out a prison ship's crew by himself, talking to Locus] Before you say anything, yes, I know they triggered the alarm, and yes, I did have more fun because of it, thank you for asking.
  • Smug Super: While he doesn't actually have superpowers, he fits the archetype to a tee. He's highly skilled and competent and has a gigantic ego as a result, often taunting his opponents because of superior he is to them in terms of skill and intelligence.
  • The Social Darwinist: He believes that he has the right to kill anyone who isn't as strong as he is. This is re-affirmed in Season 13 Episode 17. Ironically, it turns out the reason he kept Locus around is because he knew Locus was stronger than him, and so Felix needed him to make sure he could survive his new line of work as a mercenary.
    Felix: Survival isn't a right, it's a privilege. It's earned.
  • The Sociopath: He makes it very clear that he doesn't care about his allies' lives, and acknowledges that others usually do. After The Reveal, it also turns out Felix is completely okay with slaughtering an entire colony's population for a paycheck. He's also a checklist of sociopathic traits. He takes the time to toy with his prey before finishing them, even explaining what was really going on. He's very good at feigning emotions and motives. Everything he does is in line with what will benefit him, even allying with someone he hates (Locus). He appears to lack regard for human suffering, flippantly saying he'd nuke the planet from orbit as if it was deciding to buy a pizza, and says how if the inhabitants killed each other, "Well, that's just a tragedy!" as if it's a joke. In addition, he blatantly admits and displays that he does not care for the lives of others.
  • Sociopathic Soldier: Downplayed. During the war, Felix was trigger-happy and executed at least one surrendering alien, but he never sunk to the lows he did during the Chorus campaign, and these qualities were borne out of being coldly logical rather than the sadism that came to dominate him in The Chorus Trilogy.
  • Straight Man and Wise Guy: The cheery and laid-back Laughably Evil Wise Guy to Locus's cold, professional Straight Man.
  • Stronger Than They Look: Felix out of armor looks rather scrawny and unimpressive, especially next to Mason and Locus, however, he's plenty strong if he can keep up with Locus, Carolina and Washington.
  • Stupid Evil: Felix will never miss an opportunity to engage in pointless sadism, even when it poses no benefit to him. This only gets worse over the course of The Chorus Trilogy as he loses what little sanity he had.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: Subverted. He initially seems to be this to York, both of them being bitingly sarcastic but friendly badasses, but after he reveals he was Evil All Along, his actual personality turns out to be very different.
  • Swapped Roles: When first introduced, he is presented as an anti-heroic mercenary with a Hidden Heart of Gold who is enemies with his former partner Locus, a cruel and irredeemable killer. After The Reveal, Felix is shown to be a cruel, sadistic killer who revels in death and violence while Locus is actually conflicted about his actions and eventually makes a Heel–Face Turn and becomes The Atoner, becoming for real the persona that Felix had put on.
  • Taking the Bullet: Exploited. He does this with Wash to ingratiate himself with the Blood Gulch Crew, and as he notes during his Motive Rant, it worked like a charm when something like that would have had to be planned in advance to be pulled off.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: He and Locus have always despised each other during the war, which led to a bitter rivalry afterwards. Though actually, it led to a bitter partnership, as even though they hate each other, they work quite well together and continue to do so until just before his end.
  • That Makes Me Feel Angry: Given his personality as a Psychopathic Manchild, it makes sense.
  • Thrown Out the Airlock: Does this to the prisoners aboard the Tartarus to separate those who can't/won't fight from those who can. It was just one in an entire string of Kick the Dog moments he has in the opening to Season 13.
  • Tom the Dark Lord: His codename is "Felix," which is a unassuming name for a villain. Suffice to say, it doesn't even begin to describe the absolute monster that he is. His real name, Isaac Gates, isn't much better.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass:
    • In Season 11, he was nice, friendly, serious, and seemed to genuinely care about the fate of the New Republic. In Season 12, particularly Episode 3, it's revealed that he's much more brash, self-centered, and snarky than he previously let on. Episode 10 reveals this to be an inversion, as this is more in-line with his real personality.
    • Season 14 reveals that he had taken one for real. Felix was always violent and a dick, but he initially had standards and only went after criminals.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: "Friend" is stretching it a bit, but Felix is this to Locus, using his PTSD to manipulate him, preventing him from getting help for his trauma and encouraging his 'just following orders' mindset, because he needs him to survive. It's no coincidence that Locus realizing this is what truly triggers his Heel–Face Turn.
  • Undignified Death: In stark contrast to Doyle only a few episodes previously. He's utterly humiliated in combat by the people he's been calling losers all season and dies panicking and afraid.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Downplayed even more so than with Locus, but Season 13's "Locus of Control" shows Felix to not have been The Sociopath while acting as a UNSC trooper in the Great War, instead coming across more as just another coldly logical soldier trying to survive against the Covenant's onslaught. Additionally, the Merc Trilogy in Season 14 shows that while he was still jerkish back then, he wasn't as self-centered and ultimately psychotic as he would be during The Chorus Trilogy, with the Lozano job helping kick-start both his and Locus' Protagonist Journey to Villain.
  • Villain Ball: Stops Locus' firing squad from killing the Reds and Blues so he can monologue, chew them out and explain their plan — giving Carolina time to save the day. He does this again when he rants over how much he has enjoyed gradually destroying Chorus instead of just killing Tucker when he had the chance, allowing his entire monologue to be caught on tape by Epsilon and subsequently broadcast to both the New Republic and the Federal Army of Chorus. Locus calls him out on this behavior both times, with it being repeatedly justified by Felix's Evil Is Petty tendencies.
  • Villain Respect: Felix expresses legitimate respect for the Counselor’s lacking fear at having a gun pointed at his head and managing to talk his way into joining the Space Pirates, which is the only time he actually shows respect to anyone, much less one of his own colleagues.
  • Villainous Breakdown:
    • After Tucker tricks him into exposing his true colors to the New Republic and Federal Army of Chorus, his confident persona collapses, leaving only white-hot anger.
      Felix: You... You're DEAD!
    • He breaks down in spades as he's facing down the Blood Gulch Crew in the Control Room of the Communications Temple, completely flipping out when he realizes the so-called idiots he has been mocking throughout the two seasons have him beat dead to rights.
    • His last one occurs when he realizes that there's no escape from the grenade that Tucker threw at him without dropping his shield and triggering the sticky grenade that Simmons stuck on it. He dies in the throes of this one.
  • Villainous Friendship: Not really the case - Felix is likely too much of a Sociopath to form a genuine friendship with anybody - but he tries to invoke this with Locus, whom he highly depends on. It ultimately fails, as Locus gets fed up with his role in Hargrove's plot and his partner's Stupid Evil tendencies.
  • Villains Never Lie: Felix plays with this, using Exact Words and Metaphorically True. The only known exception was the "some of the galaxy's greatest soldiers" comment to the Reds and Blues.
  • Villain Song: "His Name Is Felix" from the Season 13 bloopers.
  • Walking Spoiler: He's revealed to be a major villain halfway through Season 12, despite acting like a hero beforehand. His character after this twist is nearly completely different.
  • Weak, but Skilled: Compared to Locus, Wash, and Carolina, Felix is a good straight-up fighter, but clearly doesn't match them. He makes up for this by fighting dirty, and is at least quick enough to hit Carolina, later stabbing her in the thigh to even the odds.
  • We Have Reserves: He really doesn't care about his soldiers getting killed off, simply shrugging it off as "Fewer people, bigger cuts". When he's pretending to be an ally he attempts to convince Tucker to adopt the same attitude towards his own men after two of them die on a mission.
    • Ironically, he makes the "Fewer people, bigger cuts" remark at a point in the story when they don't have reserves. He says this just after the destruction of Armonia had devastated their forces and killed most of their best soldiers, leaving just a relatively small force of recruited prisoners at their disposal. This force is too thinly spread to hold the tractor beam, resulting in even more heavy losses when Wash and Carolina crash the Tartarus into the Purge Temple.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Never friends, but at least on the same side as Locus. Although Season 13 shows that they have some form of camaraderie, and they even joke around with each other a bit, but it's ultimately more of Pragmatic Villainy than actually caring.
    • Before his true alligence was revealed, he seemed to be friends with Kimball, and coldly tells Locus to kill her quickly because of their previous relationship.