Nilin Cartier-Wells is the estranged daughter of Syclla and Charles Cartier-Wells, the CEO and president of Memorize. Being a former elite memory hunter, Nilin is gifted with the ability to break into people's minds and steal or alter their memories, an ability she learned from her father. The authorities, fearful of her knowledge and capabilities have arrested Nilin and wiped her memory clean. After her escape from prison, Nilin sets our on a mission to recover her identity, helped by a mysterious person known as Edge. This search for her past leads to her being hunted by the very people that created this surveillance society. During the course of the story, Nilin will start remembering who she was and re-learning all the fighting moves that made her one of the world's leading memory hunters.
The game begins with her waking up in the Bastille prison in Paris, as she has no memory of what is going on.
Nilin belongs to the group of underground activists known as The Errorists.