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You little... backstabbing prick!
~ Alexa Carlisle cursing Arthur Edwards.

Alexa Christine Carlisle is one of the Partners and leaders of Providence, and one of the three overarching antagonists (alongside Carl Ingram and Marcus Stuyvesant) of the Hitman videogame series, as well as one of the three unseen overarching antagonists of Hitman: Codename 47 and one of the three central antagonists of the World of Assassination trilogy.

She served as one of the three unseen overarching antagonists of HITMAN (2016), one of the three main antagonists of HITMAN 2 (2018), and a major antagonist in HITMAN III (2021), appearing as the main antagonist and the target of the latter's second story mission "Death in the Family".

She was voiced by Moir Leslie.

Biography

The Carlisle Family was descended from rural nobility, their earliest known ancestor being knighted during the War of the Roses. In the 1850s, one Enchaboid Carlisle made a fortune in the Second Opium War and invested in shipping, railroads and newspapers. They furthered their businesses in the twentifh century to transportation, airlines and broadcasting, many of their businesses surviving to date.

After World War II, Thomas Alexander Carlisle would found the family's most ambitious business to date, being Providence. He and the heads of the Ingram and Stuyvesant families agreed to pool their assets together.

Thomas had three children, those being Montgomery, the eldest, Alexa Christine, the second born and only daughter, and Zachary, the youngest. Overshadowed by her elder brother, Alexa was to set her own path to the top. Graduating from Cambridge at the top of her class, the young woman rose through the male-dominated shipping industry.

Tragedy struck the family after Montgomery fell to his death from the balcony of the Carlisle estate, secretly orchestrated by his two younger siblings. The incident traumatized Zachary, who abandoned his promising career and became a recluse, living in Thornbridge Manor. With his elder son dead and his youngest unstable, Thomas had no choice but to choose his daughter to succeed him as head of the family.

Unrivalled power at her fingertips, Alexa took the position with glee. Ruthlessly ambitious and devilishly manipulative, she orchestrated the War of the Falklands and played both sides of the Cold War. In the '60s, she aided her father in backing an obscure Romanian research facility by the name of "Institute for Human Betterment", headed by the eccentric Otto Wolfgang Ort-Meyer. Her father soon succumbed to Alzheimer's and Alexa Carlisle took her rightful place as Providence's leader alongside her fellow Partners.

For over three decades, Carlisle enjoyed her position as the most powerful person in the world. However, her schemes to create a supervirus and to overthrow the Moroccan government were foiled by master hitman Agent 47 of the International Contract Agency, who was merely completing contracts placed a mysterious Shadow Client. Arthur Edwards, her mysterious second-in-command, chose to lobby the ICA and had them assassinate the Shadow Client's allies and 47 eventually confronted the Shadow Client himself.

The Shadow Client then revealed to Agent 47 that he is Lucas Grey, who, along with Agent 47, was created to be an assassin by Ort-Meyer. 47 and his handler Diana Burnwood turned on Providence and the ICA, kidnapped Edwards and proceeded to hunt Carlisle and her fellow Partners down.

After Edwards was kidnapped, Carlisle faked her death and fled to the Burj Al-Ghazali, but Agent 47 recovered their identities. Carlisle then fled the skyscraper via a helicopter, leaving her two colleagues to die.

Escaping to her Dartmoor estate, Thornbridge Manor, Carlisle reunited with her estranged children, being her eldest son Gregory, her younger son Edward, and her daughter Rebecca, accompanied by Gregory's wife Emma and son Patrick. Upon discovering her brother Zachary dead from an apparent suicide, she hired a private investigator by the name of Phineas Whitmer to investigate his death. Nevertheless, Agent 47 arrived at the manor and assassinated her.

Personality

Alexa Carlisle is a cold-hearted, snake-tongued English noblewoman. In her early scenes, she was unamused by Edwards' theatrics in explaining Grey, rudely demanding to know how he knows them. Ruthlessly ambitious, she is more than willing crush any man foolish enough to stand in her way or unlucky enough to just be in it.

However, Carlisle does have redeeming qualities. She is genuinely heartbroken by her brother Zachary's death and if she learns that her brother Montgomery planned to let her take charge of the family, she will be so overcome with guilt that she would commit suicide. She would also follow up on her deal with 47 (as Whitmer), who requested Edwards' file if he solved her brother's murder.

Trivia

  • Despite the Partners' shared role in Agent 47's origins, Carlisle is the closest to being the sole overarching antagonist of the Hitman series as a whole because she transformed the Institute for Human Betterment into an assassination program and directly gave orders to Dr. Ort-Meyer to develop his clones (including 47) into assassins.


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International Contract Agency
Agent 47 | Diana Burnwood | Benjamin Travis | Jade Nguyen | The Saints (Jennifer Anne Paxton) | Birdie | Praetorians | Erich Soders | Agent Banner | Agent Tremain | Agent Montgomery | Agent Thames | Agent Green | Agent Rhodes | Agent Swan | Agent Lowenthal | Hush | Imogen Royce

Providence
Leadership: The Partners (Alexa Christine Carlisle | Carl Ingram | Marcus Stuyvesant)
Constants: Janus | Arthur Edwards | Diana Burnwood (undercover)
Agents: Otto Wolfgang Ort-Meyer | Silvio Caruso | Francesca De Santis | Claus Hugo Strandberg | Reza Zaydan | Erik Olander | Yuki Yamazaki | Erich Soders | Akira Nakamura | Sierra Knox | Robert Knox | Nolan Cassidy | Zoe Washington | Sophia Washington | Athena Savalas | Tamara Vidal | Don Archibald Yates | Orson Mills
Assets: IAGO (Viktor Novikov | Dalia Margolis | Nila Torvik | Owen Wagner | Scott Sarno | Kieran Hudson) | Haven (Tyson Williams | Steven Bradley | Ljudmila Vetrova)

The Franchise
Leadership: Alexander Leland Cayne
Agents: Albert Fournier | Raymond Kulinsky | Angelina Mason | Mark Purayah II | Female Assassin | Maynard John | Eve | Mark Parchezzi III | Daniel Morris
Assets: Alvaro D'Alvade | Richard Delahunt | Anthony Martinez | Vaana Ketlyn

Private Militia
Shadow Client: Lucas Grey
Agents: Olivia Hall | Sean Rose | Penelope Graves | Ezra Berg | Maya Parvati | Patrick Morgan | Alma Reynard | Orson Mills | Richard M. Foreman | Pertti Järnefelt | Wazir Kale | Vanya Shah | Dawood Rangan

Main Story Targets
Original Series
Hitman: Codename 47: Five Fathers (Lee Hong | Pablo Belisario Ochoa | Frantz Fuchs | Boris Ivanovich Deruzka | Otto Wolfgang Ort-Meyer) | Odon Kovacs | No. 48s

Hitman 2: Silent Assassin: Giuseppe Guillani | Russian Generals (Rinat S. Rumyantsev) | Igor Kubasko | Masahiro Hayamoto Jr. | Masahiro Hayamoto | Brat Charliego Sidjan | Charlie Sidjan | Ahmed Zahir | Mohammad Amin | Abdul Bismillah Malik | Hannelore Von Kamprad | Deewana Ji | Agent 17 | Sergei Zavorotko

Hitman: Contracts: Campbell Sturrock | Andrei Puscus | Fabian Fuchs | Sergei Bjarkhov | Winston Beldingford | Alistair Beldingford | Rutgert Van Leuven | Arkadij Jegorov | Frantz Fuchs | Fritz Fuchs | Lee Hong | Philippe Berceuse (off-screen) | Richard Delahunt (off-screen) | Albert Fournier

Hitman: Blood Money: Joseph Clarence | Scoop | Fernando Delgado | Manuel Delgado | Alvaro D'Alvade | Richard Delahunt | Carmine DeSalvo | Rudy Menzana | Lorenzo Lombardo | Vinnie Sinistra | Mark Purayah II | Raymond Kulinsky | Angelina Mason | Lorne de Haviland | Chad Bingham Jr. | Mysterious female assassin | Gator Gang (Everett Jefferson | Skip Muldoon | Junior O’Daniel | William S. Corfitz | Adam Hendrikson | Joe Netberg | Elijah Krup | John LeBlanc | Hank Leitch Muldoon) | Sheikh Mohammad Bin Faisal Al-Khalifa | Tariq Abdul Lateef | Hendrik Schmutz | Vaana Ketlyn | Eve | Maynard John | Anthony Martinez | Mark Parchezzi III | Daniel Morris | Alexander Leland Cayne

Hitman: Absolution: Diana Burnwood (spared) | King of Chinatown | Dominic Osmond | Larry Clay | Bill Dole | Frank Owens | Edward Wade | Hope Cougars | Lenny Dexter (optional) | Marcus Green | Raymond Valentine | Warren Ashford | Sanchez | The Saints (Jennifer Anne Paxton) | Clive Skurky | Layla Stockton | Blake Dexter | Jade Nguyen | Praetorians | Benjamin Travis

"World of Assassination" Trilogy
HITMAN (2016): Kalvin Ritter | Jasper Knight | Viktor Novikov | Dalia Margolis | Silvio Caruso | Francesca De Santis | Claus Hugo Strandberg | Reza Zaydan | Jordan Cross | Ken Morgan | Sean Rose | Penelope Graves | Ezra Berg | Maya Parvati | Yuki Yamazaki | Erich Soders

HITMAN 2 (2018): Alma Reynard | Sierra Knox | Robert Knox | Rico Delgado | Jorge Franco | Andrea Martinez | Wazir Kale | Vanya Shah | Dawood Rangan | Janus | Nolan Cassidy | Zoe Washington | Sophia Washington | Athena Savalas | Tyson Williams | Steven Bradley | Ljudmila Vetrova

HITMAN III (2021): Carl Ingram | Marcus Stuyvesant | Alexa Christine Carlisle | ICA Agents | Hush | Imogen Royce | Tamara Vidal | Don Archibald Yates | Arthur Edwards

Elusive Targets
HITMAN (2016): Sergei Larin | Anthony L. Troutt | Adalrico Candelaria | Jonathan Smythe | Vito Đurić | Dylan Narváez | Gary Busey | Howard Moxon | Owen Wagner | Nila Torvik | Xander Haverfoek | Brendan Conner | Richard Ekwensi | Inez Ekwensi | Gabriel Santos | Etta Davis | Richard J. Magee | Wen Ts’ai | Richard M. Foreman | Walter Williams | Adeze Oijofor | Pavel Frydel | Akane Akenawa | Pertti Järnefelt | Kieran Hudson | Bartholomew Argus | Ji-Hu | Mr. Giggles

HITMAN 2 (2018): Mark Faba | Vicente Murillo | Miranda Jamison | Barbara Keating | Censor | Jimmy Chen | Legacy Elusive Targets (Ji-Hu | Owen Wagner | Adalrico Candelaria | Anthony L. Troutt | Richard J. Magee | Mr. Giggles | Bartholomew Argus | Richard M. Foreman | Brendan Conner | Vito Đurić | Walter Williams | Etta Davis | Adeze Oijofor | Xander Haverfoek | Gabriel Santos)

HITMAN III (2021): Kody Haynes | Joanne Bayswater | Terrence Chesterfield | Philo Newcombe | Jack Roe | Robert Burk | Legacy Elusive Targets (Anthony L. Troutt | Richard J. Magee | Jimmy Chen | Barbara Keating | Owen Wagner | Dylan Narváez | Mr. Giggles | Wen Ts’ai)

Others
Non-Targets
Mister X | Malcolm Sturrock | Margeaux LeBlanc | Aleksander Kovak | Adam "Kane" Marcus | Isabella Caruso | Erik Olander | Dexy Barat | Katashi Ito | Akira Nakamura | Orson Mills | Hector Delgado | Zachary Carlisle | Emma Carlisle | Corvo Black | Juan Cortázar | Valentina Yates

Side Story & DLC Campaign Targets
Patient Zero: Liberation (Oybek Nabazov | Sister Yulduz | Craig Black | Brother Akram | Bradley Paine | Owen Cage) | Klaus Liebleid
The Sarajevo Six: Sarajevo Six (Scott Sarno | Gary Lunn | Walter Menard | John Stubbs | Patrick Morgan | Taheiji Koyama)

Special Assignment & Bonus Mission Targets
HITMAN (2016): Kong Tuo-Kwang | Matthieu Mendola | Harry Bagnato | Marv Gonif | Marco Abiatti
HITMAN 2 (2018): Dmitri Fedorov | Blair Reddington | Basil Carnaby | Ajit "AJ" Krish | Galen Vholes

Sniper Assassin Targets
Hitman: Sniper Challenge: Richard Strong Jr.
HITMAN 2 (2018): Dorian Lang | Guillaume Maison | Doris Lee | Jin Noo | Re Thak | Lhom Kwai | Roman Khabko | Vitaly Reznikov

Organizations
Blue Lotus Triad | CICADA | Crystal Dawn | Delgado Cartel | The Franchise | Gator Gang | IAGO | Khandanyang | Liberation | Private Militia | Providence | Red Dragon Triad | Yardbirds

Novels
Hitman: Enemy Within: Puissance Treize (Ali bin Ahmed bin Saleh Al-Fulani | Pierre Douay | Louis Legard | Cassandra Murphy | Mrs. Kaberov | Tova Holm | Hans Pruter | Aristotle Thorakis)
Hitman: Damnation: Hector Corado | Dana Linder | Darren Shipley | Bruce Ashton | Charlie Wilkins

Movies
Hitman (2007): Mikhail Belicoff | Yuri Marklov | Udrei Belicoff
Hitman: Agent 47 (2015): John Smith | Antoine Le Clerq | Dr. Albert Deleriego | Fabian


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