The infamous B613 is a CIA-funded, top-secret, off-the-books, black ops program to protect the republic. B613 has been around since the days of US President Kennedy 1963 assassination in Dallas.
Rowan ‘Eli’ Pope is the B613 Command for the second time around. Rowan has been Command for over 22 years and have the highest security clearance of any intelligence officer in the land. He has access to all the top secrets in the world. Rowan attended and graduated from Princeton in 1967, just prior to being recruited by the CIA.
Rowan was overthrown as Command the first time by President Fitzgerald and replaced by Captain Jake Ballard. He devised a devious mastermind plan to gain back his position as Command and destroy the President at once.
Rowan’s Mastermind Plan
Rowan set in motion a plan to become Command again by destroying President’s life for releasing Maya Pope, removing him from Command, and taking his daughter, Olivia Pope from him.
Rowan stabbed himself in the chest a few inches from his heart and blamed it on Olivia Pope’s mother, Maya Pope so his daughter can focus her attention on bring Maya Pope to justice.
Rowan had Secret Service/B613 Agent Tom Larson steal a bacterial meningitis virus vial from the CDC center in Washington, D.C. SSA Tom injected the virus with a short needle attached to the back of a gold ring and silently punctured Jerry Grant on his back while injecting the deadly virus. The virus instantly attacked Jerry’s immune system and he died shortly after at the hospital. Fitz learned his son was murdered by someone with access of the virus that was given directly to his son.
Rowan was at the same hospital getting treated for his knife wound to the chest where Fitz’s son arrived and died shortly after. He asked President Grant to allow him to avenge his son’s death by delivering the murderer on a platter. Rowan framed Maya Pope AGAIN, as the person who killed Fitz’s son.
Rowan recruited Harrison Wright to locate Maya Pope after he convinced Harrison that Maya killed Adnan Salif. After Rowan captured Maya Pope, he told the President that Maya Pope was captured and disposed of. President Fitz gave the B613 Command position back to Rowan. But Maya Pope was never killed, she was in the HOLE!
Harrison realized that it was Rowan, not Maya Pope, that killed Adnan because Rowan was the only person to get everything he wanted. Harrison confronted Rowan with this accusations and SSA Tom enters the room and hold a silencer up to Harrison’s head.
Rowan was also “Command” to Charlie and Huck during their active duty in B613.
The Former Command
In the middle of season 3, Captain Jake Ballard became the B613 Command after President Fitz and overthrew the infamous Rowan Pope from his B613 Command position.
Prior to being B613 Command, Jake was a B613 operative under Rowan for many years. Rowan gave Jake a mission to keep Olivia from President Fitz and was ordered to bring Olivia into B613. Jake felt Olivia was in danger and didn’t follow Command orders. Jake was captured by B613 and thrown into the HOLE for months. He was released and planned to take down Rowan as Command.
After the death of White House corespondent, James Novak, Jake and the B613 department was shut down by Olivia Pope and Associates.
Jake is currently jet setting in the sky with Olivia Pope to a new mystery location to begin a new life.
Huck’s Past B613 Affiliation
Over a decade ago, Huck was a black ops agent for B613. He was trained by “Charlie” and became an asset to intel gathering through torture and technology. Once B613 discovered Huck had a wife and child, they captured Huck just as he was trying to flee with his family and tossed him in a hole and “boxed’ him for a long period of time until he couldn’t remember having a family.
Months later, Huck was let out of the hole after he confessed to having no family and was sent on a mission. But he failed the orders. Instead of killing Huck for failing his mission, Charlie ordered Huck to leave and never come back and not to ever have contact with his family again or they would die.
Homeless, sad and depressed, Huck developed a relationship with Olivia Pope at the train station after giving her the exact train arrival times. Gazing into Huck’s eyes, Olivia saw pain worse than her own pain in her life. Olivia’s desire to ‘fix’ and ‘save’ Huck, including his impeccable skillset, is why Huck works as an associate at Olivia Pope & Associate as the “Tech Specialist.”
Charlie was a retired B613 operative. After contracting out of B613, he is contacted by clients for hits. In season 1, Charlie was hired by Cyrus Beene to kill Amanda Tanner to get rid of a potential Scandal of Amanda carrying the President’s love child. In season 2, Charlie was hired to kill James Novak, so he wouldn’t testify in the Defiance case, but Cyrus called it off at the very last second.
Charlie was called back into B613 for active duty in Season 3. Recently, Cyrus Beene contracted Charlie to clean up and stage Sally Langston’s murdered husband to make it look like a heart attack.
Charlie took Quinn under his wings since Huck kick her out of Olivia Pope and Associates.
Quinn Perkins – The New B613 operative?!?
Kicked out of OPA and having her “Gladiator” title stripped, Quinn worked extremely hard to be apart of another family, B613. Olivia wanted her back at OPA, but she refuses due to the torture treatment Huck put her through. She worked with Charlie on a couple of missions, then Huck came back for Quinn, but as a love interest. Quinn is back at OPA again.
SSA Tom Larsen – Secret Service Agent to POTUS
Tom is a Secret Service Agent assigned to POTUS detail. He is Fitz’s right hand man and is to protect President Fitzgerald Grant III’s life. It was recently revealed that Tom is the trusted, inside man for B613 at The White House and has to deliver video footage of the Oval Office daily to Jake Ballard. In the beginning of Fitz’s term, Tom appeared to be loyal to Fitz by letting him know the location of all the cameras in the Oval Office and where they weren’t. Now we know the reason why.
More B613 Agents Appearances
We were all introduced to former B613 operatives, “Wink”, “Matches”, “Paul Gray”, “Melvin Feen”, and their case officer, “Crosby” in season 2 episode 6 “Spies Like Us.” In the B613 program, they killed 3 world leaders and made it look like a heart attack.
Christy Meyers as Perky Counter Girl in the bakery, the sweet bakery place Charlie visited frequently, was a B613 operative as well. She only appeared in the last two episodes of season 2 and was shot in the head by Jake Ballard in Olivia Pope’s apartment. Jake thought Rowan sent someone to kill Olivia, so he stayed to protect her. Even though it appeared the female B613 agent was ordered to kill Olivia, her actual orders were to bring Olivia Pope in to the B613 headquarters. Oops….
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