Character’s Name: Elias Vanderbilt / Dark Elf
Elias Vanderbilt was a trust fund kid, who flunked out of MIT. But not for lack of ability. He was a member of the Center for Brains Minds & Machines (CBMM), and Master of Science (M.Sci.) graduate student majoring in Integrative Research on Intelligence. He was working on a project to map the code required to duplicate aspects of the human mind. Specifically, those that relate to the phenomenon of what are called spiritual experiences.
One day, the he just disappeared for weeks. When he comes back to school, he doesn't know where he has been, and he's acting strangely. Then he disappears again, this time (as far as his fellow students are concerned) he's missing for good.
Actually, he's been operating underground under the hacker alias "Dark Elf". He's been coding programs for nefarious purposes, and making a decent living doing so. He blacks out for long periods, and when he comes back to himself, he has inspirational ideas for new code and programs, which he sells on the Hacker Black-Market.
During those periods of black out he's come to a realization… he could make the biggest sale of his life by creating a program to detect terrorist attacks. He's already built it, and tried to sell it to Military Technology Companies and the Government. But he can't even get an audience. So he's decided to use his ability to hide his digital footprint, to recruit terrorists to plant a bomb at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. This way, there will be an instant market for his program, and bidders to buy it from the best of the best agencies around the world.
He's so sure that he's hidden his digital foot print, and that nobody will ever discover he was the one who master minded the attack… but he's unaware that he himself, is just a tool of the test he was subjected to. There are those who can stop him. And they are coming…
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