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When the series starts, in the first scene, we see a group of people in the shadows discussing, as Elliot is narrating about the top 1% of the top 1%. In those people, I can only identify Tyrell Wellick.

Has anyone else from that scene been visualised as a character in the first two seasons? Is there a plan for them?

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    You are asking for spoilers. – Rahul Sep 17 '17 at 18:29
  • @Rahul So they have not been revealed so far? I have seen all episodes of season 1 and 2, I just cannot link any other character to those – John Demetriou Sep 17 '17 at 18:36
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    Let me give you a hint. The one who committed suicide. – Rahul Sep 17 '17 at 18:40
  • I don't know that any of them are explicitly named, but I believe we are meant to assume that they are other executive leaders at Evil Corp. – ViggyNash Sep 18 '17 at 15:53
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    I had assumed it was Wellick's team of lawyers that Eliot meets at the end of the episode when Wellick summons him to offer him a job. – J Doe Sep 20 '17 at 21:37
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There’s a powerful group of people out there that are secretly running the world. I’m talking about the guys no one knows about, the guys that are invisible. The top 1% of the top 1%, the guys that play God without permission. And now I think they’re following me.

Screenshot of the beginning of Mr. Robot S01E01, showing the group of men in focus

This scene at the beginning of the first episode of Mr. Robot, 'eps1.0_hellofriend.mov', is continued at the very end, and the start of the second episode: it is the group of men awaiting the arrival of Elliot Alderson (the man on the far left strangely seems to be missing in the later scenes, though).

We have a clearer picture of them at the start of episode 2, however:

Screenshot of the beginning of Mr. Robot S01E02, showing the group of men sitting down, staring at Elliot

Apart from Tyrell Wellick, not one of them is recognizable as a recurring character - which is logical, considering who they are. They are introduced to Elliot by Wellick:

I'm sorry to bring you in like this: technically what we're doing might be considered illegal, which is why I'm surrounded by eleven of our most annoying lawyers.

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