|“||Your friends - I know where they are. Front car. Hurry - the others will be back soon.||”|
—The guardsman to Beck
|Derezzed Date||1989 (presumably)|
|Out of universe information|
This program was patrolling a Light Rail train taking prisoners to the Games when Beck, seeking his friends among the captured programs, jumped his light cycle to the top of the train in order to search the cars. The guard immediately attacked Beck, and in the ensuing fight, the guard's helmet malfunctioned, revealing his face. Beck defeated the program and prepared to kill him, but relented and spared his life, an action which the program found confusing.
Later, when Beck had overturned the light rail and was searching for the car that his friends were in, the program returned the favor and directed him to the right car instead of capturing or derezzing him.
As the prisoners escaped, Beck thanked the guard, who said it was the least he could do. However, a flung identity disc cut the guard off in midsentence, crashing through his midsection and derezzing him. Beck, stunned, watched the disc return to the hand of General Tesler, who explained derezzing his own soldier with a growled quip: "I don't like the effect you're having on my people.