Backus aka Backup
systems, bomb disposal, martial arts
53), previously Canadian Secret Service
Graduated from McGill University with an Honours in Computer
Science. She has had some training in the martial arts.
For security reasons, information about Backus' family
She moved into a job with IBM from University, but was
poached by the Canadian Secret Service. She carried out
a series of assignments in the Far East before joining
CI5. While on many missions her role is often to provide
support for teams in the field, when required to take
a more active role she is more than up to the task. She
us an expert in bomb disposal and has been called upon
to demonstrate these skills (1).
Backus works well as part of a team, getting on well with
colleagues by whom she is known affectionately as 'Backup'.
She socialises with her colleagues outside of work, particularly
Curtis and Keel
(2), and is one of the few agents
able to maintain a social life outside of work, even if
it is often interrupted (3).
Disarming bombs on both the Back
to Business and Samurai