Religion: Native American
Name: Seven Pallaton
First Appearance: Hardware #47 (Jan. 1997): "Stalk"
Number of Appearances: 4
Occupation: federal agent
Race: Native American
Summary of Hardware #47 (Jan. 1997), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=179&:
Seven Pallaton resolves a crisis situation involving an "America Rights" militia group. Static informs Hardware that his friend Damon Briggs (D-Struct) is back in Dakota. He asks if Hardware can give him a job so he will stay on the straight and narrow. Hardware says to call Curtis Metcalf. We see a mysterious figure named Tyrant tracking the progress of both Hardware and Pallaton. He is planning a takeover of Dakota. Damon Briggs has a successful first day at Hard Co. as he bumps into Curtis. We see EDWIN interrupt Curtis to confront him on his sordid personal life. Curtis gets fed up and leaves to be Hardware. Damon is confronted by COVERT on his way home. He is saved by Hardware as he takes out the COVERT agents. Then the agent Scrapmetal shows up to put a wrench into the action.
Summary of Hardware #48 (Feb. 1997), from now-defunct webpage at http://milestone.luthor.com/comics_detail.asp?ID=180&:
Hardware battles the COVERT agent Scrapmetal. After a vicious battle Hardware forces Scrapmetal to tell him who ordered COVERT to hunt down super powered being in the city of Dakota. Scrapmetal states that this person is Congresswoman Metcalf. Back at Hard Co. the office is buzzing with activity. Curtis is standing Barraki up once again and EDWIN has contacted the Fantastegist to design a new Hard Co. Hardware meets with his mom to discuss here actions in Dakota. Congresswoman Metcalf tells Hardware that she knows he is her son. The argument ends without a solution as Hardware leaves for Dakota. When he arrives in Dakota, Hardware is attacked by Seven Pallaton. The two battle as Pallaton's springs a trap but they are interrupted by Tyrant.