- • General information •
- • Early Life •
- • The Secret War •
- • Known Associates/Affiliations •
- • Special Notes •
- • RP Hooks •
Name: Mitchell Hastings Jr.
Born: October 13, 1985
Height: 180 cm / 5'9"
Weight: 82 kg / 180 lbs
Build: Lean muscle
Birthplace: Washington DC
Father: Mitchell Hastings Sr. (British-American)
Mother: Liv Randall (Norwegian-Iraqi-American)
Caucasian male with a strong hint of Middle Eastern ethnicity, medium height, lean muscle build.
It's obvious Mitch cares about his appearance. He carries himself taller than he is, and his lean proporsional physique reveals his athleticism. His hair is dark brown, almost black, and hairstyle varies between short and semi-long that he keeps tidied up in a bun at the back. 5-o'clock shadow? Well yes, this is Mitch's signature look which he maintains every day.
Mitch has distinct scars on the left side of his face, from big claws by the looks of it, a smaller scar from a cut on the right side of his upper lip and what looks like four puncture mark scars on his right shoulder. Two in the front and two in the back. All scars from before the bee.
He likes to dress casual, although not afraid of suit and tie if he thinks the occasion calls for it. He's always wearing a coconut beaded tiger tooth necklace. This necklace is very special to him. He also wears a very expensive classic wristwatch. He owns a West Point class ring, which he only uses on very formal occasions.
Mitch is a hard-working, kind, helpful and generous person. He's quiet and very private, about himself and his past. Although being an introvert (more than he himself likes to be), he has well-developed people skills and robust social relationships, but with a carefully selected handful of people that he trusts. He can be very enthusiastic, when the goal feels right, and given time this enthusiasm will grow into loyalty.
Mitch can often be too humble and shy, and he internalizes his feelings in an unhealthy way. With such a strong sense of duty, it's far too easy for him to overload himself, or be overloaded by others. Then he struggles silently to meet everyone’s expectations, especially his own.
On social media he is fairly active can appear to be more social than he really is, but this interaction also drains him a little and he might have spells of inactivity.
Mitch was born and raised in Washington DC in a wealthy household and the only child of Mitchell and Liv. He has his mother's good looks and compassionate nature and she was the biggest influence on Mitch growing up. His father, almost never present. His relationship with his father has been strained for as long as Mitch can remember. He had a happy and safe childhood though, never lacking anything, except for maybe a father's love. His mother did a very good job giving her boy the best foundation she could, in preparing him for life outside the Hastings' home.
As far as choice of High School was concerned, this was pre-decided. Mitch did very well both in academics and athletics and he graduated from St. Albans School magna cum laude. From there he could pick and choose from elite colleges and he chose West Point Military Academy, much to his father's dismay, a Columbia alumni himself.
Just two weeks after graduating from West Point, Mitch injured his back playing football. It looked like he'd never be able to recover 100% and so the Army dismissed him when Mitch didn't want a desk-job. He was devastated, and then on top of this another big argument, of quite many, with his father had Mitch packing and he left for Thailand.
The Thahan Phran
In Thailand, Mitch, at the age of 21, started working as a mercenary for a Thahan Phran regiment responsible for curbing human trafficking and other illegal movements across the Mekong into Thailand from northwestern Laos. Two years into his Thahan Phran service, Mitch got badly injured while on a mission in the northern jungle of Chiang Rai. Presumed dead, no extraction team came for him, but he was saved by Buddhist monks who took him back to their temple and tended his wounds.
His physical wounds healed quickly, but when given the opportunity to stay Mitch then lived in with the monks for nearly 3 years, and trained meditation and Muay Thai in return for hard physical labour in and around the temple. He left the Buddhist temple a Master of Muay Thai.
A small piece of paradise, the island of Koh Mak, located in the east of the Gulf of Thailand. This is where Mitch settled down after he left the temple. He loved the peaceful island life, and the concept of living on island time. A continuation of the mental healing process which began in the temple. He made a living working as a tour guide and a Muay Thai instructor at his own gym. This was his life, and all he wanted from it. Then came the bee.
Became an agent of Gaia in August 2017. Why Mitch was chosen is not known, speculations are he was probably because of his mental and physical strengths. Selected by the Dragon because of his non-traditional soldier mindset, and the non-traditional choices he made both as a young man and later as an adult.
The Secret War came as a shock to Mitch. Things he never thought could be real until experiencing it first hand. Although he understands Gaia's reasons, he is angry about not having been given a choice in the matter.
Dating Jyotsna Johar
- Expert Sharpshooter
- Master of Muay Thai (Arjan)
- Judo black belt (5th Dan)
- Mitch knows he has some magical abilities, but has not yet trained them
Usually it's enough to say hello and just everyday chit chat. He's a friendly guy and he's interested in your story.
- Koh Mak: You might have met Mitch while on vacation on Koh Mak. Either as your tour guide (jungle or boat), as your Muay Thai instructor or just a random meeting on the island.
- Thailand in general: Koh Mak, Bangkok, Thai food, people. You might see him greet someone, or you, by putting his hands together and bow his head. This is a respectful and polite greeting typical for Thailand.
- He meditates, mornings and evenings, and sometimes in between missions if he feels off center. If you happen upon him meditating, you're welcome to sit down next to him if you have time to spare. He will say hello when he's ready.
- The Army, West Point graduation class of 07
- Army Football or Judo team
- Engineering majors
- Poker: One of Mitch's favourite leisure activities is playing No Limit Hold-em. Often while drinking scotch and smoking cigars.