Agent 47 is an agent with the I.C.A.
That acronym stands for the International Contract Agency, often just referred to as the Agency. It is a commercial organization that takes contracts for killing and uses its highly trained operatives to carry out the work. He is a clone, a genetically-created killing machine created from the DNA of five of the world's most deadly criminals in the world. Interestingly, on one of his very first sets of missions, he is sent to various places of the world to eliminate these same five people.
Since he is a clone, born in a laboratory and raised in a cloistered environment, he has no real history other than that of training with others similar to himself. For this reason, having not known anything else, he has not great interests and certainly no hobbies. Similarly, he has no family or friends or people with whom he would consider spending any time. Interestingly, he has no ties of any sort with those other Agents, likely because attachments were totally forbidden during training and afterwards, they were all loners.
Agent 47 is, like the other Agents he trained with, is traditionally seen completely bald. He has no discernible markings on his face and dresses in a tailored suit which is always dark colored to make him nearly unmemorable. Except, oddly enough, for a tattooed bar-code on the back of his head near the neck, a code which makes up his original designation: 640509-040147. I have no idea what these numbers stand for but the 'name' he uses, 47, comes from the final digits.
The only person with whom Agent 47 has any regular contact is Diana Burnwood, his handler at the Agency. She is the one who briefs him on the assignment, monitors his actions, and relays pertinent data via radio to him as needed. For a long time, she was just a disembodied voice but after a while the two would meet and if there was ever anyone knew anything about the man inside the suit, it would be she and with that knowledge would come some caring.
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