Takeshi Kovac is the protagonist of the Changing Carbon Netflix series, based on the science fiction punk novel Richard Morgan.
The series revolves around a dystopian world that lies several centuries into the future. Filthy rich people known as meths rule the world. Discrimination against the poor and weak in society is never spoken.
Men with great power, money or influence can live for centuries because of discoveries. Antihero Kovac is a former member of the rebel force. Today we will share ten facts about blacksmiths not included in the Alter Carbon Show: 10 facts from Takeshi Kovacs left by Netflix.
10 Personal History
Takeshi Kovaks, who is fondly called Tak by his loved ones, was born on May 35, 187. He was born into a very poor family in the latest poor environment of Harlan’s world. This is mentioned in the book “Broken Angels” by AC writers.
Kovac had very few relatives, but he was highly respected in society and feared for his military career and envoy status. He comes from the world of Harlan. His life changed when he was captured by the armed forces.
Kovac grew up in a poor area and was mostly raised by his single mother. He has a poor dysfunctional family. His parents’ connections are highly toxic and contradictory, which causes a tense household environment.
In the books, he is a lonely child. However, on the Netflix show, he has a younger sister, Riley. They have one parent in Japanese and another Eastern European (Hungarian) origin. His father’s name is Jakub Kovacs and his mother is not mentioned in the book or series.
8 Early Life
Kovac last saw his father in 195. From an early age, he began to devote himself to criminal activities. He was first arrested at the age of 15 because of organic damage to a police officer. Shortly after 203, he joined the Eleven Shonagon gang and killed a man, the first of many to be killed in the future.
In the series, his father killed his mother on an important day. Shortly thereafter, Kovac who was afraid of killing his father. He and his sister were arrested for CTAC murder.
7 Character Analysis
Kovac is an antihero. It is not difficult to kill people but has chemistry and good friendship with AI. He tried not to hurt innocent people, but he did not hesitate to do so for matters of money or freedom. Apart from all his sins, he also has a good flow.
He submitted his profile and CTAC about his sister’s love and turned to his people to love to Quell. It was far more closed and darker in the book than the series.
6 Childhood Trauma
His childhood was not the happiest moment of his life. His father physically abused him and drank a lot. When Kovac was very young (8 years), his father surrendered to him immediately after raising his sleeve. He was raised by his single mother.
Unlike in the series, his father did not kill his mother, and Kovac did not kill his father in the book afterward. Also, there is no sister named Raylin in the books. Most of his childhood trauma was caused by the constant struggle between his parents and his father in his life.
5 Love Interest
After Takeshi left the army when the envoy was killed by protective forces, he remained in hiding in the world of Harlan for the next four years. He goes to work for a local mercenary, where he meets another local mercenary, Sarah.
They come together later and do many tasks before falling in love. Finally, they answered. This series shows Kovac who is romantically connected with Quellcrist.
4 CTAC Career
Kovac joined the UN Marine Corps and joined the treadmill on the books on September 11, 204. He served for 17 years, after which he was recruited into the messenger corps and trained by Virginia Vidura. Not long after he left the criminal gang.
At the event, when the Tactical Assault Corps Attack captured him, Senior Officer Jaguar spoke to him virtually, giving him the choice of choosing to get out of prison or join the CTAC. Kovac chose CTAC.
Jaguar began to like the boy and took him under his wing to train him. Kovac’s son retired to adulthood and was taken to work. Kovacs is smart, brave, and hard-working. He will soon be the most powerful officer.
3 The Last Envoy
Kovac is celebrated as the last messenger in the entire series. In the second season, even though it turned out that Quellcrist was still alive and kicking, everyone still called Kovacs, the last envoy.
However, in the original storylines of the books, he is not the only living messenger. There are still delegates, and this is not a riot group, but an elite group and a group of highly skilled government-funded fighters. Strangely, the envoys did not die in the books, but still operated and bloomed a lot.
2 Post Envoy Career Graph
After the envoys were infected with the Rawling virus, they all went crazy and their piles were badly damaged. Everyone died and when he saw everything, Kovac felt ashamed. He left it and hid it from CTAC.
He became a local mercenary and was once again involved in criminal activities. After leaving the messenger corps, he remained in books at New Kanagawa, where he saw his former coach Virginia Vidaura arrested for robbery and organic damage.
1 General Details
Takeshi Kovac was more than 344 years old when he died after being cut off by Angelfire. His full name is Takeshi Lev Kovacs and his aliases are Tak, Mamba Lev, The Last Envoy, One Hand Rending, The Icepick, and Ken.
Takeshi is the son of a Slavic-Hungarian father and Japanese mother. He calls his parents a partner made in hell. His girlfriend Sarah was shot in a pile and by Jaegar RDed because CTAC Kovac was damaged.