Experienced geologists who are specifically selected for trillion-dollar space expeditions—presumably with decades of experience studying all manner of geological phenomena—and personally equipped with no less than six wirelessly transmitting autonomous rapid scanning hoverpods streaming hyper-accurate mapping information and who are directly connected to stationed navigators examining streaming 3d renderings of the hoverpods’ maps should get lost when returning to base.
He should have no back story, story arc, or future. A character who has a story is uninteresting. He should lack both a personality and distinguishable character traits because these things alienate us. He should be completely scrapped, redesigned, and barely recognizable as the same character, or possibly be a different person altogether, in each “story” in which he’s involved.
His eBay username should be something like LadiesMan, BigTittz, or FootlongShlong. These kinds of names are clever, and make us like the character. It should also end with a random number like 217, or 595. When a username has a random number at the end it tells us the user is a unique, interesting person.