The youngest son of Lord Arikos, Nathan is known to be something of a playboy and reckless adventure seeker. Third in line as heir to the Arikos corporation, Nathan has never really concerned himself with the business side of his family. He does want to be useful though and was able to merge his thrill of adventure with Arikos interests by jumping.
His first jump to Solitude was successful, but the planet ultimately ended up being a disappointment to investors. His hoping that Meridian is as big as everyone is hoping so that he can make his name in family history.