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It's been the same old thing here. Working hard with the guys, looking at the stars. You wake up - eat breakfast - do systems backup - calibrate instruments - you can imagine how much fun it must be. And next I'll survey deep space for ten hours. That's right; when your friends ask you what your daddy does, you can tell them - he stares into space.[1]

Gavin Becker was a scientist and a member of an observation team that was assigned to a station near the Aegis Cluster.[1]

Biography[]

Little information is available about the early life of Gavin Becker other than the fact that he was a Martian. At some point, he married and had a child.[2]

Service[]

At some point, Becker was placed aboard an observational craft, presumably by EarthGov, as a safeguard against a second incident in the Aegis System.

The Second Aegis VII Incident[]

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A photo of Gavin's family held up by Stefan.

"This is early bird reporting sir. Aegis Seven has been breached."
—Agent Becker[1]

When the observation post received the USG Ishimura's distress beacon, Becker immediately notified his commanding officer about the situation. To his horror, he was instructed to carry out "Eventuality 1-17": an immediate elimination of all of the witnesses. His attempt to argue that such a drastic action was not necessary was met with implied danger to his family if he failed to "do [his] job". In order to prevent the amplification of the Ishimura's S.O.S., Becker murdered both of his colleagues. Unable to face his actions, he exposed himself to the hard vacuum and subsequently perished.

Sources[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 No Known Survivors: Chapter 2: Thirteen
  2. No Known Survivors: Chapter 2: Thirteen, Stefan: "Don't do it. You're my friend - Gavin! This is your wife Genie?; your daughter, Sally..."

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