Nigel Kirkland

A former engineer Nigel worked on the Boomer Project with Sylias father and Brian J. Mason then later helped Sylia design and build the hard suits. Now a mechanic he helps maintain the hard suits. He is romantically involved with Sylia but because of his quiet sullen nature he is called the man of a thousand grunts by other characters and his true feelings for Sylia are unknown. Mackey becomes his protege and one of the few people Nigel seems to consider a friend.