Erik is a genetically modified human being, designed by Bauer Biotech. Erik is a little over a year old, but appears to be about six years of age, and has the intelligence of a child twice that age.
His feet have opposable thumbs that allow him to move along walls and ceilings in zero-G with ease. His bones, musculature and cardiovascular system are optimized for orbital life. It is unlikely he would survive in full gravity. Erik’s creation is highly illegal.
He was taken from Bauer by the team and sent to live with a clan of Highriders. His existence remains a well guarded secret.