Helmholtz Watson belongs to the alpha society caste. He is the best friend of Bernard. However, possesses more courageous and rebellious character. He delivers lectures in the College of Emotional Engineering. He is depressed by the fact that his work turns meaningless. He would like to apply his writing skills to something more significant. He is a handsome man and does not lack women attention. He possesses an intense appreciation for high art. Later, Helmholtz becomes a friend of John. A writer uses this character as a reflector of his thoughts and views. He talks about the role of art, religion, and literature in the future modern world.
Helmholtz Watson in the Essays