"Please, I'm a professional."
― The Freelancer
The Freelancer (also known as The Protagonist, Finch, player, you, or one of the 1100+ codenames) is the lead main character of Entry Point. Their age, personality, etc., are all up to the player's imagination. The in-game dialogue gives the Freelancer a certain character, but the player is not forced to stick to it.
- 1 Overview
- 2 In storyline
- 2.1 Freelancer's past
- 2.2 Prelude - April 16th, 2007
- 2.3 The Setup - May 4th, 2007
- 2.4 The Lockup - June 23rd, 2007
- 2.5 Take - July 1st, 2007
- 2.6 The Score - July 3rd, 2007
- 2.7 Departure - July 4th, 2007
- 2.8 The Freelancer (Mission) - January 28th, 2012
- 2.9 Halcyon - January 28th, 2012
- 2.10 The Blacksite - February 19th, 2012
- 2.11 Rose (Cutscene) - February 21st, 2012
- 2.12 The Auction - August 4th, 2012
- 2.13 The Gala - March 16th, 2013
- 2.14 The Financier - March 2nd, 2014
- 2.15 Ashes - June 21, 2014
- 2.16 The Deposit - April 17th, 2015
- 2.17 Critical - April 20th, 2015
- 2.18 The Lakehouse - April 21st, 2015
- 2.19 Dedication - May 16th, 2015
- 2.20 The Withdrawal - July 17th, 2015
- 2.21 Retribution - July 21st, 2015
- 2.22 The Cache - September 19th, 2015
- 2.23 The Scientist - December 24th, 2016
- 2.24 Payoff - January 1st, 2017
- 2.25 The SCRS - March 12th, 2017
- 2.26 Jackdaw (Cutscene) - April 13th, 2017
- 2.27 Black Dusk - April 16, 2017
- 2.28 Epilogue (Cutscene) - October 18th, 2017
- 2.29 The Killhouse - Unknown
- 3 Trivia
The Freelancer is your own character and is the one who carries out all of the missions in the game through the instruction of The Director, Rose, Wren, and Jackdaw. The Freelancer's gender, hairstyle and colour, skin colour, and attire are all based on player choice. The player cannot change their facial features, but they can put on accessories such as shades and masks.
They are nicknamed "Finch" by the FBI.
Not much is known about the Freelancer's past, except that they were freelancing for years before the events of the game, and received a Custom Raven from a friend of theirs.
Prelude - April 16th, 2007
The Freelancer and Harvey are forced to go to an abandoned building in Tuscon, Arizona to meet with The Broker. In there they find Jade and Dmitry, two other criminals who were also blackmailed. Jade explains how The Broker has a job planned for them, and they'll have to work together to complete it. A monitor turns on and multiple texts appear, telling them that they'll lose everything if they walk away and that The Broker will contact them soon.
The Setup - May 4th, 2007
In the mission the Freelancer is tasked with infiltrating a security company to find out more about one of their contracts and to tag their security trucks with trackers. To cover up the break in, they also empty the company safe. The mission is coordinated by Harvey and Jade.
The Lockup - June 23rd, 2007
The Freelancer and their crew need highly important equipment for their heist, which they intend to buy from The Armera. However she won't sell to them unless they do her a favor first, so the Freelancer is tasked with recovering seized weapons from a police station.
Take - July 1st, 2007
Harvey finds out a 20 million dollar plan to steal bars of gold from numerous trucks.
The Score - July 3rd, 2007
The Freelancer and their crew carry out a heist, ambushing a gold transport on the highway.
Departure - July 4th, 2007
With the successful theft of the gold shipment, the Freelancer and Harvey reveal that the Broker doesn't exist, and gun down Jade and Dimitry. Harvey attempts to shoot The Freelancer to take all of the gold, but is disabled by them. Done with their former mentor, they leave behind the 20 million dollars and a dead or wounded Harvey, with the whole experience serving as a lesson for them.
The Freelancer (Mission) - January 28th, 2012
The Freelancer is the first mission that the protagonist appears in. After robbing a small bank, the Freelancer is hired to look for evidence in a Police Station that is related to the operation Black Dawn.
Halcyon - January 28th, 2012
The Freelancer is called by Wren who offers them a permanent position at Halcyon, which they accept.
The Blacksite - February 19th, 2012
The Freelancer is sent to Wargate in Alaska to free Rose. They succeed and are extracted with a helicopter by Falcon .
Rose (Cutscene) - February 21st, 2012
Rose informs the Freelancer that she is their new mission coordinator.
The Auction - August 4th, 2012
Halcyon has been contracted by a client to steal back a gem collection located at a bank in San Francisco, California. Unfortunately Halcyon uses the same bank for their money laundering operations, so the Freelancer is tasked with completing the contract without arousing any attention.
The Gala - March 16th, 2013
Rose's squad is up for a formal evaluation by Wren in a newly constructed Killhouse. The Freelancer successfully completes the infiltration test.
The Financier - March 2nd, 2014
The Freelancer is sent to a Penthouse known to be the residence of Ryan Ross, a Phoenix investor. The Freelancer infiltrates his penthouse, retrieves a hard drive, and neutralizes Ryan.
Ashes - June 21, 2014
The Freelancer is in San Diego, California. They are on a call with Rose who says she can't make it there to tour them. She explains she has work to do and tells the Freelancer to be careful. When the call ends, a gun being primed is heard, and Jackdaw is seen holding a gun to The Freelancer's head. He introduces himself and gives The Freelancer a message to relay to the Director about Phoenix rising up again. He then tells them that they should leave Halcyon.
The Deposit - April 17th, 2015
The intel obtained from Ryan Ross revealed a Phoenix dead drop stored in a bank in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Freelancer is tasked with retrieving it.
Critical - April 20th, 2015
The Freelancer informs Rose about a critical mission. During the discussion, she reveals that her real name is Rachael.
The Lakehouse - April 21st, 2015
Halcyon follows the lead obtained from the Phoenix dead drop and they send the Freelancer to a Phoenix safehouse in Michigan. They find an abandoned lab but manage to recover the data from the lab's servers. While the mission takes place there is also a Steel Cove convoy headed to attack the safehouse for unknown reasons.
Dedication - May 16th, 2015
Wren takes the Freelancer to a remote location to bury a body. However, this turns out to be a ploy, and Wren is actually there to assassinate the Freelancer as Halcyon decided to kill them in case if they were working with Phoenix. Right as Wren is about to finish them off, he is shot by Jackdaw. The Freelancer defects to Phoenix shortly after being saved.
The Withdrawal - July 17th, 2015
Now recovered from their injuries, the Freelancer heads to a bank in San Francisco to infiltrate the vault and steal some of Halcyon's money. This time, their mission coordinator is Jackdaw.
Retribution - July 21st, 2015
The Freelancer wants to contact Rose, but Jackdaw informs them that she was a Phoenix informant all along and was killed by Halcyon.
The Cache - September 19th, 2015
Jackdaw sends the Freelancer to a bank in Cincinnati, which they had previously robbed with Halcyon. The Freelancer is tasked with connecting the bank's servers with Phoenix's to recover the millions from the account of Ryan Ross.
The Scientist - December 24th, 2016
The Freelancer is sent to extract a defecting Halcyon scientist named Rivera from a safehouse near London, Ontario. During the mission, they also encounter the Halcyon operative Falcon, who is confirmed dead afterward.
Payoff - January 1st, 2017
Jackdaw meets the Freelancer in a remote shed informing them to stay low as not to get caught by Halcyon and that it will soon be over.
The SCRS - March 12th, 2017
The Freelancer is sent to Toronto by Jackdaw to infiltrate the Canadian intelligence service and retrieve plans for a bunker that Halcyon bought from the Canadian government.
Jackdaw (Cutscene) - April 13th, 2017
The Freelancer is seen inside a moving truck with Jackdaw. They discuss their final strike on Halcyon and their revenge.
Black Dusk - April 16, 2017
The Freelancer is sent inside another one of Halcyon's research facilities to infiltrate and destroy it. The facility is in the process of developing a weapon, and The Freelancer must stop it.
Epilogue (Cutscene) - October 18th, 2017
The Freelancer is seen in the elevator and was going to escape. However, Halcyon locked down the elevator, and the Freelancer talks to Jackdaw for one last time before succumbing to their fate. Jackdaw then goes on to assassinate The Director and plants another memorial next to Rose's, marking The Freelancer's memorial.
The Killhouse - Unknown
The Freelancer completes a training exercise in Halcyon's Killhouse under the coordination of Rose.
- The original protagonist was a Mercenary known as Mouse. Cishshato discarded this idea for unknown reasons, possibly deciding to give the player free will to choose their character codename and multiplayer realism.
- In the Black Dusk code file, the protagonist is given the name "Finch" and is #4 on the FBI wanted list.