Agent Ace was one ofthe earliest civilians to take possession ofa Scanner and to experience the enhanced effects ofXMenabled by it. Agent Ace has been spotted around the world at Exotic Matter hotspots or"Portals" collecting XM, powering up Portals, and creating Links and Control Fields. At times he has been spotted traveling in the company ofknown NIA agents and has even been seen behind the wheel of NL-1331. Agent Ace is known to have been present at operations Bowstring, Save Klue, Minotaur, Cassandra, 13MAGNUS, Recursion, Interitus, Helios, Darsana, Shonin, Persepolis, Abaddon, Obsidian, and Aegis Nova. He is believed to have aspecial connection to the XM powerspot near Cross Plains, Texas(an affinity he shares with Hank Johnson) and also to the Cupid's Span Portal where Jarvis is believed to have reappeared as a simulacrumduring operation 13MAGNUS.