Myka Bering

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Name: Myka Ophelia Bering
Occupation: Secret Service agent assigned to Warehouse 13
Title/Rank: Special Agent
Location: Univille, South Dakota
Status: Alive
Relationships: Sam Martino (former partner and boyfriend); Pete Lattimer (current partner and love interest)
Fandom: Warehouse 13
Other: portrayed by Joanne Kelly
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Myka Bering is one of the primary characters in the TV series Warehouse 13. She is a Secret Service agent who has been assigned to a secret extra-governmental organization that gathers and stores mysterious, powerful artifacts to keep them from harming people.

Canon

Myka has a sister named Tracy, and her father Warren owns an independent bookstore. Her relationship with her family is sometimes fraught, however. Her former partner in the Secret Service was Sam Martino, who was married when he and Myka had an affair, and who died as a result of an artifact.

Myka's personality is geeky, rational, and sometimes uptight. She has a near-eidetic memory and her attention to detail is what got her assigned to the Warehouse. She is a bookworm, she fences, and she speaks at least four languages.

Fandom

Myka is probably the most popular character in the fandom.[1]

Relationships

Early on, Myka's most common ship was the buddy cop pairing of Myka/Peter Lattimer, and in season 5 that relationship became canonical. However, starting in season two, the femslash pairing of Myka/H.G. Wells became the fandom OTP,[2] and many of these fans hated the Myka/Pete romance in the final season, feeling that the show had been queerbaiting the Myka/H.G. relationship only to turn around and give them an unwanted het pairing.[3] Other fans felt that regardless of ships, making Myka/Pete canonical erased much of Myka's character development.[4]

Rare pairs for Myka include: Myka/Claudia, Myka/Sam, and Myka/Leena.

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Examples Wanted: Editors are encouraged to add more examples or a wider variety of examples.

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  1. As of 7 September 2014, on the AO3 she is tagged in 1,147 works, more than any other character; on FFN she is tagged in 1.8K works, again more than any other character.
  2. As of 7 September 2014, 981 out of the 1,598 works (61.4%) on AO3 are tagged Myka/H.G., and 1.3K of the 2K works on FFN have Myka & H.G. listed as characters compared to only 446 that have Myka and Pete listed as characters.
  3. [1], [2], [3]
  4. [4], [5]
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