When she was a deeply troubled teenager, Nikita was rescued from death row by a secret U.S. agency known only as Division, who faked her execution and told her she was being given a second chance to start a new life and serve her country. What they didn't tell her was that she was being trained as a spy and assassin. Throughout her grueling training at Division, Nikita never lost her humanity, even falling in love with a civilian. When her fiancé was murdered, Nikita realized she had been betrayed and her dreams shattered by the only people she thought she could trust, so she did what no one else before her had been able to do: she escaped. Now, after three years in hiding, Nikita is seeking retribution and making it clear to her former bosses that she will stop at nothing to expose and destroy their covert operation. Written by
Looks do kill.
Did You Know?
Ari Tasarov is the leader of a terrorist syndicate known as Gogol. This is likely a reference to the character General Gogol (played by Walter Gotell
) from the James Bond series. Gogol and Tasarov also resemble the evil organization SPECTRE and its leader, Ernst Stavro Blofeld from the Bond series as well. See more
Alexandra's (Alex') surname should be Udinova; note the feminine affix '-a'. Same goes for Alex' mother, Katya. While surnames of second - or third-generations of Slavic immigrants to Anglophone countries usually have proper gender forms ignored (mostly for practical reasons), Alex and Katya were both born and raised in Russia, and so their surnames would follow Slavic suit. See more
Spun-off from La Femme Nikita