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Benjamin Alexander Travis is the secondary antagonist of Hitman: Absolution.

He was voiced by the late Powers Boothe, who also played Gorilla Grodd in the DC Animated Universe, Ethan Roark in Sin City, Curly Bill Brocius in Tombstone, Joshua Foss in Sudden Death, Gideon Malick in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Roland Kane in Turok, and Cash Bailey in Extreme Prejudice.

Biography

Early life and military career

Benjamin Alexander Travis was born on January 8, 1965 somewhere in the United States to Mary Lucille Travis (born 1947, currently resides in New York City), and an unknown father. He grew up poor in or around Barlow, Kentucky. He never married, and lived between apartments in the Americas, Europe and Southeast Asia.

He joined the U.S. Marine Corps as a young man, and was the youngest Force Reconnaissance recruit in history, as well as the only one of "a handful" of candidates to be permitted to apply without active service prerequisites. For his service in Operation Desert Storm, he was awarded a Bronze Star by then-president George H. W. Bush. He also fought in Operation Deny Flight in Bosnia, 1994. Shortly after, he was dishonorably discharged for conducting several unauthorized operations.

ICA career

The ICA first referred him in September 1995, while he was on trial - his sentence was waived after ICA blackmailed one of his superiors with pictures of him at a strip club. They continued a thorough scouting of him until they decided to hire him in December 1999. He trained at Field Office 1, scored a 98 on initial BHL/A testing and scored in the 99th percentile of most intellectual metrics (except emotional intelligence). His psychological health was a grave concern of the ICA's before they hired him, saying "one stressor may be enough to trigger an episode". During an inkblot test, he became offended and failed the test by giving sarcastic answers.

Despite these concerns, he began working for ICA in February 2001. The ICA commends him as one who "Navigates and manipulates the theater of conflict, with a natural flair", one example being a car bombing he did on behalf of the Sinaloa Cartel in Mexico.

He was appointed to the ICA Tech Board in April 2006, where he was "architect of numerous agency programs and initiatives". He was promoted to ranks Gamma in July 2007, Delta in January 2008 and Tetra in December 2008. The review board who promoted him to Tetra included D. Bacon, G. Andrews, C. Levin, S. King and H. Jackson. As the ICA gained more confidence in him, they stopped his ongoing psychological monitoring (though it may have started again at a later time).

Story in Hitman: Absolution

Travis is a high level official within the ICA, and he became Agent 47's new handler when his predecessor, Diana Burnwood, betrayed the organization. As a result, he ordered him to kill her and retrieve a teenage girl named Victoria. Victoria, like 47, was genetically-engineered to become an assassin for ICA. It is due to not wanting her to suffer the same fate like him and got Diana betray the Agency. 47 has decided to protect Victoria, which causes Travis to brand him a traitor.

He sent the ICA tactical teams to kill 47. He even sent the Saints to do so, but they failed. He goes with his assistant Jade Nguyen to Chicago to exchange $10 million for Victoria's release. Much to his chagrin, this plan backfires when Blake Dexter takes the money, leaving Travis nothing.

After 47 rescued Victoria from Dexter, Travis and his assistant, Jade Nguyen, went to a cemetery at England due to his suspicions that Diana might not be dead. From there, 47 is given an order to kill him under her orders. After eliminating his assistant and elite bodyguards, 47 confronts Travis inside a church after injuring him with an explosion. Travis asks 47 if he really did kill Diana, to which the hitman responds, "You will never know" before killing him with the final shot.

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Trivia

  • Even though Travis is the secondary antagonist of Hitman: Absolution, he becomes the final antagonist for Agent 47 to kill.
  • Travis is similar to Robert Dewey from Bourne. Both took over the organizations where the protagonists used to be affiliated with (Travis: ICA, Dewey: CIA), and sending teams to kill them.
  • He is also similar to Dr. Zander Rice from Logan. Both perform illegal experiments that involves super soldiers, in which the female lead was a part of (Travis: Victoria, Zander: X-23). They sent their operatives to go after the female lead escaping their grasps. In the end, they got killed by the protagonists that the females were cloned from (Travis: Agent 47, Zander: Wolverine).

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ICA
Agent 47 | Diana Burnwood | Benjamin Travis | Jade Nguyen | The Saints (Jennifer Anne Paxton) | Birdie | Praetorians | Erich Soders

Providence
Leadership: The Partners
Constants: Janus | Arthur Edwards
Agents: Otto Wolfgang Ort-Meyer | Silvio Caruso | Francesca De Santis | Claus Hugo Strandberg | Reza Zaydan | Yuki Yamazaki | Erich Soders | Sierra Knox | Robert Knox | Nolan Cassidy | Zoe Washington | Sophia Washington | Athena Savalas
Assets: IAGO (Viktor Novikov | Dalia Margolis | Nina Torvik | Owen Wagner) | Haven (Tyson Williams | Steven Bradley | Ljudmila Vetrova)

Mission Stories Targets
Hitman: Codename 47: Five Fathers | (Lee Hong | Pablo Belisario Ochoa | Frantz Fuchs | Arkadij 'Boris' Jegorov | Otto Wolfgang Ort-Meyer) | Odon Kovacs | No. 48s

Hitman 2: Silent Assassin: Giuseppe Guillani | Russian Generals | Spetznaz Agent | Masahiro Hayamoto Jr. | Masahiro Hayamoto | Charlie Sidjan | Sheik Abdul | Bismillah Malik | Cult Contract Killers | Hannelore Von Kamprad | Deewana Ji | Agent 17 | Mister X | 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. | 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 | Anthony Martinez | Everett Jefferson | Mark Parchezzi III | Daniel Morris | Alexander Leland Cayne

Hitman: Absolution: Diana Burnwood | Benjamin Travis | Jade Nguyen | Blake Dexter | Layla Stockton | Dominic Osmond | Edward Wade | Lenny Dexter | Clive Skurky | Sanchez | The Saints (Jennifer Anne Paxton) | Praetorians

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

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 | Gabriel Santos | Etta Davis | Richard J. Magee | Wen Ts’ai | Richard M. Foreman | Walter Williams | Adeze Oijofor | Pavel Frydel | Akane Akenawa | Pertti Jarnefelt | 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)

Others
Non-Targets & Former Non-Targets
Malcolm Sturrock | Fritz Fuchs | Shadow Client | Aleksander Kovak

Side Story & 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 Targets
HITMAN (2016): Dino Bosco | Kong Tuo-Kwang | Matthieu Mendola | Harry Bagnato | Marv Gonif | Marco Abiatti
HITMAN 2 (2018): Dmitri Federov | Blair Reddington | Basil Carnaby | Ajit "AJ" Krish | Galen Vholes

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

Organizations (non-related to Providence)
Blue Lotus Triad | CICADA | Crystal Dawn | Delgado Cartel | IAGO | Khandanyang | Liberation | Red Dragon Triad | Yardbirds

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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