Gensym Knight

  1. “I have no use for mawkish sentimentality. What I do need is an assistant who stays alive as often as possible.” —Asher Mir
  2. “Gensym Armor. Let’s hope it does you more good than it did me.” —Asher Mir
  3. “Have you ever considered that the Traveler might be just as chaotic and arbitrary as everything else?” —Asher Mir
  4. “Congratulations on finding your true calling in life. You have been an… adequate assistant.” —Asher Mir
  5. “Remember, the universe is a chaotic system. This frippery won’t protect you from the continuum.” —Asher Mir


Asher Mir

  • Warlock, and a researcher
  • In the past he hired two Hunters to work with him on a mission, and they continued to work together as a fireteam until they explored the Pyramidion on Io
  • During the expedition Brakion, Genesis Mind, captured and experimented on them
  • The two Hunters did not survive, however
  • He is stuck with a Vex right arm and is being slowly consumed/transformed into a Vex

Asher Mir is called a “Gensym Scribe”, a rank or even another name.

  • Gensym Lisp is a programming language, with “gensym” short for generate symbol
  • It is used in code to temporarily take the place of a line item or object within until a permanent replacement can be assigned
  • It is necessary to prevent call back errors

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