Ayn Rand (エイン・ランド, Ein Rando) is one of the Four Sages, and is the head of the American Division of the Mechanized Soldier Plan, "NEXT". He is the former Promoter of Tina Sprout, but as he does not possess combat abilities, he acts as a command tower instead, providing Tina with the necessary information and instructions to carry out her tasks and missions.
Ayn Rand is only heard over Tina's earpiece. He does not appear in the anime or the manga.
He is a reneger who breached the agreement between the Four Sages, operating on healthy Cursed Children and creating mechanized Initiators called "HYBRID".
Assassination arc Edit
He was first heard talking to Tina after Tina failed her first attempt to assassinate Seitenshi due to the interference of Rentaro. He also commanded Tina to assassinate Kisara via phone calls after he found out that Kisara, who is the head of the company that Rentaro works for. During the second attempt to assassinate Seitenshi, he commands Tina to suicide if she fails this assassination mission again.
The Third Kanto War arc Edit
His name was mentioned by Tina during Tina and Rentaro's meeting with Sumire. Tina states her worries on his attempt to kill Tina will put Rentaro and the people who mattered most to Rentaro in danger.
|Promoters||Rentaro Satomi • Tamaki Katagiri • Kisara Tendo|
|Deceased||Shougen Ikuma • Shouma Nagisawa|
|Revoked||Kagetane Hiruko • Ayn Rand|