Niska is an old man, grandfatherly in appearance, with an indeterminate Eastern European accent.
A crimelord that runs a skyplex in the Georgia system. He has about 100 very-well-trained mercenaries that work for him providing security.
Adelai Niska is one of the most dangerous men in the Verse. He is the leader of a criminal syndicate that deals in murder, extortion, robbery, and drug dealing.
He has an antique Tiffany lamp on his desk (which is worth a fortune if an authentic relic of Earth-That-Was).
He has a henchman named Crow who is a vicious killer, and serves mostly as a torturer for Niska.
His second is a man named Viktor Rheiss.