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Age: Exact age unknown...about 28 in
Father: Jonathan/Robert Boyle (deceased)
was member of Legacy and an alcoholic who beat Nick and
his mother when drunk. (unbeknownst to Derek.)
Mother: Name & whereabouts uknown
Brother: never talked one it until
mid-Season III and then he had just died.
- Ex-Navy SEAL:
quit because his entire unit was killed when
betrayed by their commander.
- plane and helicopter
Gun owner. Uses 9mm and a
Rides motorcycle, Drives
1964 1/2 red Mustang convertible.
Good at trivia (baseball,
Enjoys drag racing the
clock to clear his head.
Had a female cousin,
Sandra, murdered by a cult. They were very close. (See
Trunk of his car contains
a phone, fax machine and a laptop computer. (See
Likes the Three Stooges
(refers to them as the "three highest forms of
matter in the universe")
"No respect for
forces he is up against," according to Father Philip
Nick is mad at Philip
because he's afraid if he leaves, the "family"
(in the Legacy) will break up. (see "Pilot")
Fears commitment because
he fears he will destroy everything he touches, like his
One ex-love includes Liz
Barrow, a teacher. (see "Do Not Go Gently")
Resides at the castle on
He is not a good liar.
(see "The New Guard")
Can eat anytime, even
after seeing dead bodies. (see "Black Widow")
Realizes the Legacy,
especially his team, is definitely worth his very life.
Loves/loved Julia. (see
Will not compromise his
Refers to Derek as
"boss." (see "The New Guard")
Played baseball as a kid.
Once tried to contact Babe Ruth through his friend Laura
to get help with his hitting. ("Silent
Is called a Navy brat by
Mike MacCreedy (which would mean either his
mother or father were also Navy.) (See "The
Impulsive but doesn't see
himself as such.
Knows absolutely nothing
about fine art.
Nick's Mustang California
license plate number: 3IG68529
- Town Without Pity
- Sins of the Father
- Ghost in the Road
- Dark Priest
- Do Not Go Gently
- The Inheritance
- A Traitor Among Us
- Black Widow (Season
- Lights Out (II)
- Dark Angel (II)
- Rough Beast (II)
- Finding Richter (II)
- Silent Partner (II)
- The Devils
- Repentance (II)
- Shadow Fall (II)
- Trapped (II)
- The Choice (II)
- Darkness Falls
- Light of Day (III)
- Enlightened One (III)
- Debt of Honor (III)
- Hell Hath No Fury
- The Human Vessel
Discussing the problem of
the five Sepulchres: "Great. We've got ourselves
an express elevator to Hell. Now how do we kill this
thing?" (see "Pilot")
"Derek, watch out
for Nick. He has no respect for the forces he is up
against." Phillip warning Derek. "Thats
his strength, my friend." Derek replies in
A Legacy member who
leaves the house can never return. I thought those were
the rules." Nick speaking to Derek in the
fire with fire, huh?" Phillip, speaking
sarcastically to Nick in the "Pilot."
"I can tell you
this. Youre not the only one whos had to face
this kind of ugliness. Every one of us who is a member of
the Legacy has had their soul turned inside out at one
point or another. And we do it again, because its
the most important thing we can do. What have you got to
lose?" Nick to Rachel in "Town Without
"Remind me never
to question your hunches." Derek to Nick in
"Town without Pity."
decision to let Alex handle a crisis on her own, "When
did it become tactical procedure to send someone into the
field without backup?" Dereks reply,
"Right now. And Nick, I dont recall asking
your opinion on this matter." Nicks
response, "Aye, aye, skipper." See
"You make a
commitment to something, you stick with it." Nick
discussing Phillip with Derek in "The Man in the
When asked by Derek why he
joined the Legacy, "Because I believe in what
were doing, because its right, because
were fighting evil, because were making the
world a better place, because I havent got anything
else to do!" (see "The Man in the
youre mad at Phillip because, if he leaves,
hell break up our team the team that has
become your family." Derek, speaking to Nick.
(see "The Man in the Mist.")
When asked again by Derek
why he joined the Legacy, "Maybe this is all due
to the fact that for the first time in my life, I feel
like Im part of something special. Maybe Ive
finally found my niche in life and I just dont want
anyone else to rock the boat and maybe, that is the right
answer and youll get off my case!" (see
"The Man in the Mist.")
"The Legacy is
built on passion -- the defense, the protection of
everything that is worth keeping. If thats
obsessive, then thats what I am." (see
"The Ghost in the Road").
odds. Ive had worse." Nick talking to
Alex in "The Ghost in the Road."
"That would have
been bad." Nicks response to Alexs
question "What if you shot yourself?"
in "The Ghost in the Road."
"What am I,
crazy?" Nicks revelation that he removed
the bullet before playing Russian Roulette (see "The
Ghost in the Road").
demons never satisfied, is he? They never
are." Nick speaking to Dr. Brendan Slade in
"Do Not Go Gently."
"I was afraid
of ruining everything I touched, just like my
father." Nick telling Liz why their romance
failed in "Do Not Go Gently."
really got to wanna make it. Once you make it,
youve got to believe in it to stay." Nick
talking to Rachel about his stint in the Navy (see
"The Thirteenth Generation").
"You go into
combat, youve got to believe in the guy covering
your back. I just didnt believe anymore." Nick
telling Rachel why he left the Seals (see "The
Nick, I guess
you know, but Im really glad youre the one
whos watching my back" Rachels
response to Nick in "The Thirteenth
that old black magic" Nicks sarcastic
comment in "The Dark Priest."
"How could this
have happened? Here, in our own house?" Nicks
question to Derek after the attack by Levon Soltars
spirit in "The Dark Priest."
worked!" Nicks surprised reply to
Dereks plan to kill the demon in "The Bones of
"More like ale
with an attitude," Nicks description of
stout for Alex in "The Reckoning."
it!" Nick returning Sloans words to him
in "The New Guard."
"I knew your
father. He was an impatient man, too. One of the great
ones, your dad." Sloan to Nick in "The New
"Well, I hate to
tear down your idol, Mr. Sloan. Pop wasn't much of a hero
in the homefront." Nick, sarcastically
responding to Sloans comments about his father in
"The New Guard."
unfortunately for us." Nicks answer to
the sheriff about whether Sloan is with them in "The
shot by nicer people." Nicks feelings
about the sheriff in "The New Guard."
runs a more democratic ship. Im allowed to think
for myself." Nicks response to
Sloans admonition not to undermine him again in
"The New Guard."
realized how committed Derek is to the Legacy, to his
friends, to us. I guess I never truly accepted how
difficult a job he has. I know now that none of this will
ever be easy. Like Sloan says, its not
supposed to be." Nick writing in his
Legacy journal in "The New Guard."
"When Julia was
alive, I was never sure about my feelings for her. It is
strange that the loss of someone makes you realize their
importance, too late. Now, in a sense, death validates
living and letting go of someone brings you to the
realization of how close you really were." Nicks
Legacy journal entry in "Black Widow."
Says to Derek after just
spending & surviving the night with a succubus: "Great.
I finally find someone I like being with, and she ends up
being a nymphomaniac from Hell."
Upon opening the
mysterious box: "Not exactly buried
treasure." (see "Lights Out")
In study, which has just
been completely trashed by faeiries: "Just your
average beer drinking, chess playing things that go bump
in the night" - "These guys are regular party
animals" - and to Derek: "Wow, this
guy was one move away from checkmate when you
interrupted- no wonder they got angry." (see
Francis is doing an
autopsy. Nick comes in and asks if she ever sleeps. She
says, "I do some of my best work at night,
Nick". Nick replies with a smile, "so
do vampires.". (see "Rough Beast")
- Thanks to Kris K for this quote!
Saying begun by Alex and
completed by Rachel about Nick, "Neither rain,
nor sleet, nor gloom of night
will stop him from
getting from 0 to 60 in under 8 seconds." They
are referring to Nicks love of his car in
Alex, talking to Nick in
"Dark Angel", "Were just trying
to get at the truth, the way you are. In your own
inimitable, bullheaded fashion."
right hand," Father Brendan says to Nick,
referring to Derek, in "Dark Angel."
Angel" Legacy Journal Entry, "I never
realized how easy it was for someone to let evil into
their heart. If somethings empty, you just fill it
with whatevers available. Evils always there
for the asking win, lose or draw."
"The first true
test is silence," Nick discussing martial arts
philosophy with Lucas in "Lives in the
"Some things you
just cant ride around," Nick talking to
Rachel about why he has to find out if Richter is alive
in "Finding Richter."
"Most of us only
get one shot at life. John Wesley Richter got two. First
as a soldier who saw too much of death to die himself.
And second as the messiah for a strange and nameless god.
Although theres no way to know for certain,
Id like to believe his soul is at last at
rest." Nicks Legacy Journal entry in
"Four years in
the Navy and I never got beat up as regularly as I do
around here. Im gonna start putting in for combat
pay." Nick talking to Rachel in "Shadow
"You hurt her, I
hurt you," Nicks warning to Jeffrey Starr
not to hurt Alex in "Minds Eye."
"When you go
through what we go through regularly, nobody walks away
unscarred," Nick discussing the effect the
Legacy has on its members in "The Choice."
"You know where
to find me." Nick telling Rachel she can always
call on him for help in "The Choice."
Mega-thanks to Emmalee for giving me her massive list
of data that was the beginnings of the character and
archive pages and for the Season Two quotes.
Content Last Updated: Dec 1998