"I looked for the truth. Found it. Didn't like it. Wish to hell I could forget it. Alex Mercer... This city suffered for his mistakes, for what he did at Penn Station. And whoever he was - that's a part of me. When I close my eyes, I see the memories of a thousand dead men, screaming as I take their lives. Moments I'll relive forever. What have I become? Something less than human. But also something more."

~Alex Mercer

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  • Alex Mercer (full name Alexander James Mercer, code name: Zeus) is a solid mid tier anti hero and the protagonist to the Prototype game/comic of the same name in addition to being the antagonist to the Prototype 2 game.
  • In life Alex Mercer was a Gentek scientist working on the Blacklight virus. Unknown to Mercer at the time that Blacklight was a weapon due to the secrecy of Gentek, he thought he was coming up with a cure to disease in reality he was making a strain of the Redlight virus. Mercer found out the virus's actual purpose and tried to dispose of it before it could be used, Gentek and Blackwatch killed every scientist involved with the creation of Blacklight, including Mercer. They corner Mercer and kill him, but not before he could release the virus. The Blackwatch soldiers kill Mercer on top of the Blacklight virus making Mercer the very first to be infected with the Blacklight strain of the virus.

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Easily hides from Military and Blackwatch/Gentek staff, can infiltrate any building with *consume* ability, created the Blacklight virus, graduated from Columbia University with degree in Genetics, gains all knowledge and abilities of those he *consumes* giving him military training and experience. Ex: Able to shoot well, drive armored vehicles, fly helicopters (He was not trained to use these).

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Prior weakness to Parasite (strain of virus) and Bloodtox (strain of virus), is now immune to all forms of virus with no particular weakness to anything.

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