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“Anarchism stands for the liberation of the human mind from the dominion of religion and liberation of the human body from the coercion of property; liberation from the shackles and restraint of government. It stands for a social order based on the free grouping of individuals…”

― Emma Goldman, Anarchism and Other Essays

Benjamin Akbar Sarrazin is the oldest son and child of Jacob Sarrazin and his first wife Anna Swango, and is the older half-brother to Judith and twins Nathaniel and Matthew. He didn't know who his biological mother was until adulthood believing his stepmother Rachel Nichols to be his mother.

From his first marriage to Amara Nasari, he is the father of Kyatari, Seraj, Nico and James. Despite his reserves about being in another relationship he would eventual remarry and have another child, a daughter named Rachel with Kassia Smyth.

Biography[]

Early Life[]

Academy Years[]

Meeting his wife[]

Personality[]

Appearance[]

Benjamin is in his late forties, with a fit and toned body with a lot of muscle on his body. Ben has black hair but shave his head bald and has striking dark brown cat eyes with dark brown skin.

During one of his first missions Benjamin lost his right eye during an explosion in the engine room when a piece of shrapnel was logged in his eye severing the optic nerve in his left eye.

Tattoos[]

  • Despite not being officially bonded with his wife Amara, they showed devotion for each in other ways beyond loyalty. The way Benjamin showed his devotion towards Amara was to have the Amara bird she was named after sitting on the branch of the Aobabi Tree native all to Bao. Benjamin's tattoo is located on his left hand extended onto his mid-forearm.

Abilities and Powers[]

Natural Abilities[]

Human Physiology - Benjamin is a human male from Neo Earth, growing up his was skinny and had very little muscle on himself to defend himself and his siblings he trained the parts of his body that he could work with so he trained himself in his reflexes and endurance in combat and later so he could within stand the harsh terrain of certain planets for his career as a peacekeeper.

  • Enhanced Reflexes - Benjamin possesses considerable reaction speed.
  • Enhanced Endurance - Benjamin possesses a tremendous tolerance towards pain, which he exhibited when he was slashed by (*&*) across the chest and was later smashed through a wall, but still kept fighting despite his deep wounds. Even when (*&*) cut off his arm and dealt a decisive blow, Benjamin did not visibly react to the pain.

Skills[]

  • Master Marksman - Benjamin is a skilled marksman with his rifle, able to aim directly for his targets' vital spots from a distance while firing rapidly and even snipe down the faraway cities surrounding the (*&*). He also managed to gun down multiple (*&*) at various states of injury and fatigue with perfect accuracy from a considerable distance while remaining unnoticed. Benjamin during his academy days earned the moniker of Deadshot by his teachers and fellow pupils for his accuracy.
  • Master Tactician - Benjamin can instantly create strategies and plans several steps ahead of his enemies and allies alike, with (*&*-*&*) stating that he could see five steps ahead. He is able to elaborate complex strategies and apply them in not just battle, but any other activity as well. Benjamin has showed foresight by instigating many operations like the (*&*-*&*), (*&*-*&*), Project (*&*), Project (*&*), and Project (*&*) to counter threats to global security. He was also able to out-think (*&*-*&*) when the latter had forgotten to delete the retina scan of Sarrazin's blind eye from the database.
  • Culinary Arts - Being the son of a chef, Benjamin grew up in the kitchen being taught by his father and also was groomed by his father to take over the family restaurant but when Benjamin choose to join the Alpheratz Federation though Benjamin still practiced his cookery skills, and taught his own children though his daughter Kya would be the only one who really enjoyed the craft.
  • Highly Perceptive Combatant - Benjamin is very detail-oriented when it comes to fighting. He notices his opponent's mannerisms, and discerns the reasons behind those actions and the weaknesses and strengths of his opponent. He can look at unfamiliar attacks and figure out how they work by just viewing them once.

Possessions[]

  • Artificial Left Eye - Benjamin has an artificial left eye that he was able to remove and but back in but he only did this in case of emergencies despite being his only way of sight in his eye. Benjamin just wears an eye patch over his left eye because he finds it "Add's a dramatic flare to my aura". His eye also acts as a file manager containing all his files.

Etymology[]

  • Benjamin is from the Hebrew name בִּנְיָמִין (Binyamin) meaning "son of the south" or "son of the right hand", from the roots בֵּן (ben) meaning "son" and יָמִין (yamin) meaning "right hand, south". Benjamin in the Old Testament was the twelfth and youngest son of Jacob and the founder of one of the southern tribes of the Hebrews. He was originally named בֶּן־אוֹנִי (Ben-'oni) meaning "son of my sorrow" by his mother Rachel, who died shortly after childbirth, but it was later changed by his father (see Genesis 35:18).
  • Akbar means "greater, greatest" in Arabic. This was the name of a 16th-century Mughal ruler who expanded the empire to include most of India.
  • Sarrazin means "Saracen" in Old French, a name used to refer to Arab Muslims in the Middle Ages. It was probably used as a nickname for an unruly person, a person with a dark complexion, or for someone who had taken part in a Crusade.

Trivia[]

  • Benjamin is associate with the number "13" referring to the tarot card Death.
  • His hobbies are playing sports, cooking, and playing piano.
  • His favorite meal is his father's signature po'boy with garlic french fries, a fresh plate of beignet, and a bowl of garden salad.
  • Benjamin like his eldest two daughter's is an excellent singer.
  • Benjamin and his sister-in-law Lamia are good friends and the two talk to each other twice a week, she was even the best man at his wedding to her sister.
  • He cannot eat toast if it is diagonally cut.
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