Paul was the brother of Travis Mayweather and captain of the cargo ship Horizon. He ascended the captaincy upon his father's death. When Travis tried to upgrade the Horizon, Paul took exception to this and believed that his brother was trying to embarrass him. When the Horzion is attacked by pirates, Paul decides to give up the cargo and the ship if necessary to avoid bloodshed. Travis without Paul's knowlegde upgrades the weapons system and after convincing Paul to accept the changes, the Horizon fights off the pirates.|Horizon]].