Sol was a subject
of biological weapon research. To conceal his past, he has spent the last
150 years being a bounty hunter. His combat skills easily surpass those
of his human counterparts, and he is immune to the affects of age. To avert
further tragedy, he continues his journey to find and eliminate the scientist
who created the biological weapons, as well as all of his creations. After
the death of Justice, all the Gears around the world should have ceased
their activities; receiving news about a still-functioning Gear, he heads
to the reported location.
Sol is an eternal rival to Ky
Kiske. Sol's alternate "earlier" version is known as Holy
Order Sol. Sol's headband with the words "Rock You" and belt
buckle with the word "FREE" may be a reference to the Queen songs
"We Will Rock You" and "I Want To Break Free".
history is unclear, but it is known for certain that his real name is
Frederick, who not only was one of the lead scientists of the Gear Project,
but is also the Prototype Gear from over a hundred years before the events of
the Guilty Gear games. As a prototype, he is immune to the orders of
Commander-Type Gears. He was personally acquainted with That Man prior to the
Crusades. His headband is actually a Gear-suppression device which prevents
him from giving into his Gear nature and losing his rationality, at the cost
of suppressing much of his power. The headband also conceals the red brand on
his forehead, the telltale mark that would expose him as a Gear.
As Frederick, Sol created
the "Outrage", which he called a supreme Anti-Gear weapon. The
Outrage is actually not one weapon but several - eight components called
"Jinki" (Godlike Weapons), which greatly amplify their wielders'
magical ability. Only three Outrage weapons are currently known to be active -
Sol's own Fuuenken (Fireseal), Ky's Fuuraiken (Thunderseal), and Anji
Mito's twin fans, Zessen (Unparalleled Fans). Other four are supposedly in
the custody of the United Nations, and Slayer is
also in possession of an unknown Jinki.
Frederick also saved Kliff
Undersn (one of the leaders of the Holy Order and the one who named Ky
Kiske leader of the Holy Knights) when Kliff was still a young boy. Roughly
half a century later, he was himself recruited into the order, as a bounty
hunter named "Sol Badguy". Sol took part in the Crusades, ironically
becoming one of the best fighters on the human side. At this time, he was a
member of the Sacred Order of Holy Knights (Seikishidan). He acquired the
nickname "Corrupted [or Immoral] Flame" (Haitoku no Honoo) during
that time, a name that such figures as I-No
and Justice use for him later. However, he later became disenchanted with the
methods of the Sacred Order. At an unspecified time, Sol fled the order,
taking with him the Fuuenken, which the Holy Knights had come to consider a
sacred treasure - the theft earned him Ky Kiske's enmity. Ironically, Sol
himself forged the Fuuenken.
In 2175, Sol faced
Justice directly. The two fought, and Justice won, also discovering that Sol
was a Gear (but not his true identity as the Prototype Gear). Justice
attempted to assert her power as a Commander Gear to control Sol, but was
unable to do so. Exploiting her confusion from the fight, the Holy Order, led
by Ky Kiske, sealed Justice away, bringing the war to an end.