I seem to have developed my own coding system.
He is being transparent, kind, in mc and ic. I believe that he is not a risk at this time for betrayal but I don't trust yet completely.
I always refer to him as "h", no capitalization, and the "a" is also not capitalized. I guess I think of the capital as a sign of respect, kind of like a name or God are always capitalized.
Silly but it's how I feel.
He will get the capital when I feel he has earned it and the "a" will never get it.