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詹姆斯·桑德兰
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基本信息
英文 James Sunderland
性别
年龄 29
死亡 《寂静岭2》(“水中”结局),死于寂静岭,托卢卡湖
体貌特征
发色 暗金色
眼睛 绿色
社会关系
职业 职员
配偶 玛丽·谢帕德-桑德兰
家人 父亲:弗兰克·桑德兰
角色信息
出场作品 《寂静岭2》
《寂静岭3》(龙套)
《寂静岭4》(提及)
《寂静岭:破碎的记忆》(龙套)
《寂静岭:暴雨》(龙套)
《寂静岭:记忆之书》(龙套)
《Hunger》(龙套)
配音 Guy Cihi(《寂静岭2》)
Troy Baker (《寂静岭高清珍藏版》、《记忆之书》)
Tomm Hulett (《破碎的记忆》)
配图:《寂静岭2》中的詹姆斯。
I was weak. That's why I needed you... Needed someone to punish me for my sins... But that's all over now. I know the truth. Now it's time to end this.
—James realizing Pyramid Head's purpose.

詹姆斯·桑德兰(James Sunderland)是《寂静岭2》游戏中的主角。在游戏一开始的时候,詹姆斯便已经陈述了他的妻子Mary Shepherd-Sunderland在三年前过世的事实。但在不经意间,詹姆斯却收到了一封出自玛丽亲手笔迹的神秘来信,信中写道玛丽就在寂静岭某处只属于他们两人的“特别的地方”等着詹姆斯。当詹姆斯到达镇上,一系列离奇的噩梦一般的事件也随之降临,将他诱入陷阱,迫使他对自己的神志,记忆甚至人格产生了质疑。

性格品质

He who is not bold enough to be stared at from across the abyss is not bold enough to stare into it himself. The truth can only be learned by marching forward. Or perhaps you are a fool. The truth usually betrays people. I wasn't looking for the truth, I was looking for tranquility. If you do not wish to stop, James, I pray to the Lord to have mercy on your eternal soul.
—— Letter and a Wrench memo author

詹姆斯最原始的人物设定具有两个不同方面的性格特征。[1]这正如同 Maria 所形容的那样,玛丽曾在给 Laura写的信中将詹姆斯描述为有着乖戾死板的性格且不愿多说话,但在他神秘莫测的外表下却藏着一颗容易亲近的甜蜜的心,这样的一个男人形象。同时对待在寂静岭遇到的其他角色詹姆斯有着招牌式的谦逊态度,他是一个有礼貌的,性情温和的人。举例来说,他曾试图帮助Angela Orosco处理她情感上的痛苦,并尝试去触碰她的肩膀以便安慰她,虽然失败了。当詹姆斯第一次遇见Eddie Dombrowski的时候,就开始关心起Eddie的安危并建议他逃离这个小镇。他还表达了对于Laura的担忧,试图跟随着她穿过寂静岭,以确保她不会受到伤害。

However, James's darker side is revealed in some of his actions. James lost some of his confidence and self-respect when Mary became ill. James is in deep grief and depression from his relationship with Mary and her death. He denies the murder of his wife, attributing her death to her disease. James may be perceived as cowardly. Upon being confronted about the truth or something uncomfortable, James tends to avoid eye contact, looks down, turns away, or remains silent. James is rather bad at consoling people; he often falls short in regards to helping Eddie and Angela.

James is borderline suicidal, yet seems to deny his suicidal feelings. James originally came to Silent Hill to kill himself, and actually does so in the In Water ending.

James does several questionable things throughout the game, including leaving his car door open, leaving his flashlight on while hiding from Pyramid Head, sticking his hand inside a hole in a wall after being pricked by something inside, dipping his hands inside a filthy toilet to retrieve a wallet and neglecting to wash his hands afterward, and asking a visibly armed Eddie if he's "gone nuts". If the player walks up to Angela again in the cemetery, she will ask, "Aren't you looking for someone?" and a forgetful James will reply, "That's right." and walk off. He also does risky things such as jumping down long, dark holes that appear to be bottomless. His determination to uncover the truth about Mary's fate and his implied suicidal tendencies may explain his reckless and illogical behavior. James is in grief and mourning, and he tells Angela, "I guess I really don't care if [Silent Hill] is dangerous."

Background

James worked as a clerk for a small company, possibly in Ashfield.[1] His father is Frank Sunderland, who is the superintendent of an apartment building in Ashfield.

James and Mary met at a house party held by a mutual friend. Their affection evolved from a blazing passion to a peaceful and stable relationship.[2] Before Mary and James were married, James would listen to Mary play the piano. Mary liked to play the piano and even though she wasn't very good at it, James still loved to hear her play.

Prior to the events of Silent Hill 2, Mary and James decided to take a vacation in Silent Hill after reading a brochure for the town. They stayed in the Lakeview Hotel, where James recorded a videotape of Mary. Mary stated in the videotape that she loved the town and would love to go to Silent Hill again one day. James accidentally forgot the videotape in the hotel and the couple left Silent Hill.

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James kisses an ill Mary.

Three years prior to the game, Mary was struck with a terminal disease, and she deteriorated to the point of having violent mood swings, lashing out at James in anger. Her doctor predicted she would have less than three years left to live and told James that there was no effective treatment for her condition. James questioned Mary's doctors about her illness, and could not believe they would just let Mary die. He searched through medical books for information about Mary's illness, but never found anything useful. Later in her illness, James visited Mary less frequently because she was emotionally volatile. Her mood swings left him bewildered about what was "right" to do.

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James smothers Mary with a pillow.

James began to "drink a fair bit" to escape his pain and loneliness, but it never changed anything.[3] James felt sexual frustration, but felt prevented from pursuing it by his marriage to Mary; this frustration is later expressed by the character of Maria, as well as several creatures during James's quest in the town. Mary became a burden on James and he slowly began to resent her; yet simultaneously, seeing the one he loved in such pain tormented him. The emotional trauma and emptiness left James in a constant state of mourning. Eventually he snapped, walked to Mary's bed and kissed her on her forehead before suffocating her with a pillow.

Silent Hill 2

James drives to Silent Hill, intending to kill himself in the town he and his wife cherished to be with her in death.[4] James is not the only one called to Silent Hill; two others, Eddie Dombrowski and Angela Orosco, have been drawn to the town by similar forces. However, before he arrives, his mind snaps from the trauma of killing Mary and he represses the memory. Instead, he becomes convinced that Mary has been dead for three years and he has received a posthumous letter from her.

James stares deeply at his reflection.

James discovers the main road to Silent Hill is blocked and breaks briefly in the Observation Deck's restroom. He takes a moment to stare deeply at his own reflection in a mirror. He exits the restroom, reminds himself of Mary, and then enters the town via a hiker's path. On the way, he meets a young woman named Angela Orosco, who has also just arrived in Silent Hill. James disregards Angela’s warnings about the town and reaches the main roads only to discover that the entire area is covered in fog and infested with grotesque monsters. He tries to find the "special place" mentioned in Mary's letter, where she is waiting for him.

James's first guess as to Mary's "special place" happens to be his first destination, Rosewater Park. Because all direct routes are destroyed or barricaded, he must cross through an abandoned apartment complex, where he meets Eddie Dombrowski. The apartments are also the scene of James's first encounter with Pyramid Head, a relentless persecutor who hunts down and attacks him at several points in the game. James also repeatedly runs into a mysterious little girl named Laura who knows of Mary's name, leaving James curious as to what else she knows.

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James meeting Maria in Rosewater Park.

When James reaches Rosewater Park's lakeside observation deck, he thinks he sees his wife, but is mistaken when the woman introduces herself as Maria. James agrees to let Maria accompany him for safety's sake. He remembers his other "special place", the Lakeview Hotel. He visits Pete's Bowl-O-Rama and encounters Eddie and Laura again. Concerned for Laura's safety, James and Maria pass through Heaven's Night and follow Laura into Brookhaven Hospital.

In the hospital, Maria stops to rest in a patient's room, claiming to have a mild hangover. James eventually finds Laura, who then convinces him to get a letter from Mary in a room. She then locks the door, trapping James in the room with creatures called Flesh Lip. After defeating the monsters, James finds that the hospital has been transformed into the horrific Otherworld. He finds Maria and they try to find a way out of the hospital. In the basement, Pyramid Head reappears behind both of them, and Maria is killed by the creature's spear while James is helpless to save her. James is saddened by her sudden death and refocuses on finding Mary.

After leaving the hospital and exploring the town, he finds a key that lets him into the Silent Hill Historical Society, which according to the map is also a port to get to the Lakeview Hotel. However, he soon finds a series of disturbing secret entrances and bizarre holes that lead him into Toluca Prison. Eddie resurfaces again in the cafeteria, now armed with a revolver and once more sitting in close proximity to a human corpse. James attempts to reason with Eddie, but his reasoning has no effect on him.

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James talking to Maria behind bars.

As James explores the empty prison facility, he finds himself within a maze. James finds Maria, locked inside a cell, alive and unscathed following her death in Brookhaven Hospital. Maria comes onto James and beckons him to find a way into her cell. She undergoes a change in personality, switching between Mary and Maria's personalities at random. Maria also drops clues regarding Mary's "special place" and a videotape she and James made together. James soon relocates Angela, who is about to be attacked by the Abstract Daddy, a creature representing Angela's abusive father. After injuring the monster, Angela finishes it off in a series of violent attacks and has a tense confrontation with James about how he didn't want Mary around anymore.

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James kills Eddie in self-defense.

Eventually, James locates an alternate route to Maria's cell, but upon entering, finds her lying dead on the bed. James exits the cell, and jumps through a hole representing his future grave. He finds Eddie surrounded by bullet-ridden corpses. Eddie gleefully admits the solution to his problems is killing anyone who bullies him. When James protests, Eddie perceives James to be ridiculing him too and attacks him. Eddie reveals that both he and James were summoned to the town for a similar reason. James is then forced to kill Eddie in a gun battle inside a meat locker. After this, Mary's letter becomes blank.

Emerging at an old pier at the edge of Toluca Lake, James sees a bright light that is visible from the northern shore; he boards a rowboat and makes the journey to the opposite side. The light is emanating from the Lakeview Hotel, which looks exactly the same as when he stayed there with Mary. James finds Laura there and she hands him a letter that was written by Mary. It states that Mary and Laura became friends one year ago and James realizes that Mary couldn't have died three years ago. Laura then leaves him again to find another letter.

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James reveals the truth to Laura.

James locates the old videotape mentioned earlier by Maria and finds his way to Room 312, where he and Mary had stayed on their vacation. Inserting the tape into a player, James watches a static-ridden video of himself as he smothers Mary to death with her pillow. Laura enters the room and asks James if he has found Mary yet and James tells her the truth, causing Laura to yell at him and run out of the room. After watching the video, the letter from Mary vanishes completely, leaving only an empty envelope.

Exiting the room, James finds the hotel flooded and burnt-out and eventually finds Angela on a stairwell surrounded by fire. Angela and James speak for the last time and despite James’s pleas, Angela proceeds up the stairs and disappears past the flames.

Entering what was once the lobby, James finds Maria, alive and tied down, screaming for James as she is flanked by two Pyramid Heads. For a third time, Maria is killed and James finally understands what Pyramid Head and Maria are. The Pyramid Heads are a part of James himself, created subconsciously to punish him for his sins. Refusing to flee from his opponents, he turns and attacks the Pyramid Heads. With James now seeking vengeance as opposed to punishment, the Pyramid Heads cease to function and they deliberately impale themselves on their spears.

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Mary screams at James to leave her alone.

James is led to a hallway in which the player hears a previous conversation that he and Mary had while she was still alive. In this conversation, James offers Mary flowers he has brought her. She immediately rejects them, lashing out at him and protesting that she is too disgusting and ugly to receive flowers. Shortly after this, she experiences another mood swing and begs James to forgive her, pleading for him to stay with her and assure her that she is not going to die.

James finally meets a woman who resembles Mary before the final boss fight. The outcome of this encounter is determined by the player's actions during the game.

Fate

模板:Spec It is uncertain what happened to James during or after the events of Silent Hill 2, so James's fate is left ambiguous.

  • In Silent Hill 3 which also has plenty of Silent Hill 2 references, Douglas Cartland mentions he was involved in a case in which a man went missing in Silent Hill and was never found, and it is possible that Douglas was referring to James.
  • Silent Hill 4: The Room revealed that James and Mary "disappeared in Silent Hill".
  • The Book of Lost Memories says "Of the four conclusions, there is no correct interpretation. Each ending indicates a different possibility."[5]
  • The novelization uses the In Water ending.[6]
  • Masahiro Ito and Guy Cihi both choose In Water as their personal canon ending.[7][8][9][10]
  • Masahiro Ito made Pyramid Head with In Water in mind.[11]

Regarding James's canonical disappearance, it can be speculated that James either kills himself in the In Water ending to be with Mary in death, or went into hiding after leaving the town to avoid the possibility of being incarcerated for killing Mary in the Leave or Maria endings, although James could have easily claimed Mary died from her terminal disease if suspicions regarding her death were aroused, considering how she was sent back home to be with James during her final days. Laura is an orphan who was Mary's friend and appears to have forgiven James in the Leave ending, so there is no reason for James needing to hide her identity to adopt her.

James having a final discussion with Mary in the Leave/In Water endings.
  • Leave - The woman is Maria. James rebuffs her, because he doesn't need her anymore. She states that he "deserves to die too" (relating to Mary) and transforms into the final boss. After killing her, James meets with Mary. She forgives him for killing her and gives him the letter, telling him to go on with his life. In the next scene, James is seen leaving Silent Hill through the graveyard with Laura ahead of him, possibly intending to carry out Mary's wishes to adopt the girl.
  • In Water - The woman is Maria. James rebuffs her because she's not Mary and won't be able to replace her. She states that James will never have Mary back and transforms into the final boss. After killing her, James meets with Mary. She tells James that he has suffered enough for killing her and gives him the letter. Mary dies before James can make peace with her. James is then seeing carrying Mary's corpse out of the room. According to the novelization, Mary's corpse was already in James's trunk and he takes her out and places her in the passenger seat. James arrives at the conclusion that he's unable to live without Mary and realizes that he came to Silent Hill to take his own life in a place of memories. James is heard driving his car into Toluca Lake, killing himself to be together with his wife in death. A view from under the lake with bubbles rising to the surface is seen. This ending is ironic, because James told Angela that he would never kill himself.
Maria giving James Mary's letter in the Maria ending.
  • Maria - The woman is Mary. She becomes furious with James for what he did and transforms into the final boss. After killing her, James is seen looking down at the lake in Rosewater Park. Maria appears, resurrected again, and asks James whether he killed Mary again. He believes the encounter with Mary was just another illusion and asks Maria to be with him. Maria then gives James Mary's letter. Before the credits, James and Maria are seen leaving Silent Hill. However, Maria coughs, implying that she will become sick like Mary and the events that drove James to murder may repeat themselves. This is another ironic ending, because Angela told James that he "probably found someone else" to which James replied, "That's ridiculous."
  • Rebirth - The woman is Maria. James states that he can't go on without Mary, and Maria won't be able to replace his wife. Maria transforms into the final boss and James fights her. After killing her, James is seen rowing in a boat with Mary's body to the Church of the Rebirth, going to perform a ritual to revive her, with an unknown result.
  • UFO - Silent Hill 2 continues the tradition of the UFO ending. James is in Room 312 when UFOs appear suddenly in the sky. The first game's protagonist, Harry Mason, appears holding the Hyper Blaster, pointing it at James. Harry says sorry, and asks James if he has seen his daughter, Cheryl. James is confused, and asks if Harry has seen Mary. James is then shot and knocked unconscious by one of the aliens. James is kidnapped by the aliens and Harry gives the alien a thumbs-up.
  • Dog - James walks into a room to find a dog with headsets on and states in disbelief that the dog was the one controlling everything that has happened in the game. James, realizing it was all the dog's work, then falls to his knees. The dog goes up to him and proceeds to lick his face.

Other appearances

Silent Hill 3

James and Harry Mason.

James appears briefly in the UFO ending of Silent Hill 3. First hiding behind a curtain in Harry and Heather Mason's apartment, he holds a wooden board which Harry karate chops with his foot.

James is also referenced by Heather in an optional cutscene. In the shopping mall, she begins to dislodge a toilet but stops, saying, "Forget it. This is way too gross." She then stares at the player and asks, "Who would even think of doing something so disgusting?" This cutscene is only unlocked if the player has a Silent Hill 2 save file.

Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

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James, anime-styled, making a cameo.

James makes another cameo in the Shattered Memories UFO ending. He interrupts Cheryl and Dr. Kaufmann's appointment, much to Dr. K.'s frustration. He asks if he has the wrong day again, to which Dr. K. tells him his appointment is in the following day. Upon leaving, Dr. K. makes a comment about not having seen James's wife in a while. A few frames later, James can be seen spying on Mira and the alien sitting in the chair. He is voiced by producer Tomm Hulett.

The text messages received by Harry Mason in Shattered Memories reveal that this incarnation of James locked his wife in their basement, believing her to be an alien. She then starved to death and her residual hatred appeared as her boss form in Dr. K's office.

Silent Hill: Downpour

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James at Murphy's surprise party.

In Silent Hill: Downpour, James makes a third cameo in the Surprise ending, where he surprises Murphy Pendleton with cake, along with Mary, Laura and Pyramid Head.

Strangely, Mary is standing on the other side of the crowd from where James was. While this choice is open for interpretation, it still may have been a coincidence.

Silent Hill: Book of Memories

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James worrying about Mary's health.

James appears alongside Mary in the joke ending of Silent Hill: Book of Memories. They appear in the streets of Silent Hill and are accidentally sneezed on by Becca, which disturbs James. James becomes worried about Mary, saying she "might catch something", to which Mary replies that he "worries too much", in a humorous nod to her illness in Silent Hill 2.

Aside from his appearance in the joke ending, James also appears as a playable DLC character. He is voiced by Troy Baker and several of his quotes are references to Silent Hill 2.

Hunger

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A younger James with Mary in Hunger.

A younger James makes a cameo in the comic Hunger, along with Mary. When Douglas Brenneman discusses how Silent Hill is often a site for honeymoons, an image is shown of James and Mary by Toluca Lake.

Creator's comment

In the initial stages of the scenario, he was a character who had two personalities, "Joseph" and "James." The name "Joseph" was borrowed from the name of a man suspected of being Jack the Ripper, and "James" is a derivative.[1]

Quotes

  • "Mary... could you really be in this town?"
  • "I got a letter... The name on the envelope said... Mary... my wife's name."
  • "A dead person can't write a letter. Mary died of that damn disease three years ago, so then why am I looking for her?"
  • "I guess I really don't care if it's dangerous or not. I'm going to town either way."
  • "You're not friends with that Red Pyramid Thing, are you?"
  • "Angela. Okay, I don't know what you're planning, but there's always another way."
  • "Don't worry, I'm not crazy... Least, I don't think so."
  • "Mary?! No... You're not."
  • "This town is full of monsters! How can you just sit there and eat pizza?!"
  • "Liquor bottles. I don't need that right now. It’s not that I don't drink. In fact, I drink a fair bit. To get away from the pain and the loneliness... But the drinking never changes anything... Anyway, I don't need it now. There's something I have to do."
  • "You snotty little brat! Open up!" (to Laura)
  • "Are those hands searching for something? Or are they just a sign of pain?"
  • "Once again, I couldn't do anything to help."
  • "Eddie, you can't just kill someone cause of the way they looked at you!"
  • "...Did that just move or was it only my imagination?"
  • "...My God. In the hole... I didn't see that."
  • "How do you know about that? Aren't you Maria?"
  • "All I want from you is an answer!"
  • "Eddie! Have you gone nuts?!"
  • "You think it's okay to kill people? You need help, Eddie."
  • "Eddie? Eddie! I... I killed a... a human being... a human being..."
  • "I've already read enough medical books. None of them ever did any good."
  • "So Mary couldn't have died three years ago... Could she really be here? Is this the quiet, beautiful place she was talking about?"
  • "Laura... Mary's gone... she's dead."
  • "No... I killed her."
  • "I'm sorry... The Mary you know isn't here."
  • "Laura... I'm sorry..."
  • "Mary's going to die? You... you must be joking! But you're a doctor. It's your job to heal people! How can you just let her die!?"
  • "Me? No... I'd never kill myself."
  • "It's hot as hell in here..."
  • "Stop! Leave her alone! Leave us both the hell alone!"
  • "Mary? I... uh... I brought you some flowers."
  • "Yes, I wanted to see you... Even an illusion of you... that's why I came here."
  • "It's true... I may have had some of those feelings... It was a long three years... I was... tired."
  • "Forgive me. That's why I did it, honey. I just couldn't watch you suffer. No... that's not the whole truth... You also said that you didn't want to die. The truth is... part of me hated you. For taking away my life." (in Water variant)
  • "Forgive me. That's why I did it, honey. I just couldn't watch you suffer. No... that's not true... You also said you didn't want to die. The truth is... I hated you. I wanted you out of the way. I wanted my life back..." (Leave variant)
  • "Maria. I want you... I want you with me."
  • "You better do something about that cough." (to Maria in the Maria ending)
  • "Now I understand. The real reason I came to this town. I wonder what was I afraid of? Without you, Mary, I've got nothing. Now we can be together." (in the In Water ending)
  • "Mary. You look so peaceful. Forgive me for waking you. But without you, I just can't go on. I can't live without you, Mary. This town, Silent Hill. The Old Gods haven't left this place. And they still grant power to those who venerate them. Power to defy even death..." (in the Rebirth ending)
  • "So it was all your work!" (to Mira in the Dog ending)

Trivia

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The save menu's background.
  • The color green may have symbolism. James's jacket and eye color is green. In the beginning of the game, when James walks to Silent Hill, he walks through a forest, filled with green vegetation. In the Wood Side moth room, James sticks his hand in a hole with green liquid and the wallpaper is green. In the same room, there is green liquid on the wall and green cages. In Brookhaven Hospital, James obtains a key from a drain with green liquid. The Otherworld Brookhaven Hospital contains green tones. The Book of Lost Memories is green, the dry cell battery is green, and the wire cutter is green. The Rotating Cube Puzzle has a green tint to its face. Even the PlayStation 2 cover for the game is green.
  • Green is the color of fertility and growth in traditional Japanese culture. As the color of nature, the Japanese word for green, midori (みどり, ミドリ, 緑, 翠), is also the word for vegetation. In addition, the color green represents youth and vitality, and the energy of growth. Green can also represent eternity, since evergreen trees never lose their leaves or stop growing. This may relate to James's character growth, his unfaltering energy to find Mary, and possible desire to be with Mary for all eternity, no matter what. James will need a lot of "green" on his quest.
  • Red is the complementary color of green. Red may also be seen as a symbolic color in Silent Hill 2; Pyramid Head glows red, Maria is dressed in red, Maria has red soles on her boots, the save points are red, blood spilled from monsters is red, etc.
  • The save menu's background is of James's face, stained with red which could represent anger or blood from a murder. His face appears to be blurred by water or glass. It could also simply be James's reflection on the Save Point's glossy surface.
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James's reality check.
  • The reason why James hovers his hand in front of his face in the beginning of the game is to "check if he is in reality or if he is dreaming." For example, lucid dreamers may perform "reality checks" such as pinching their skin, looking at their hands, feeling solid objects, etc.
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James's chainsaw cane.
  • If James wields the chainsaw, he may raise it above his head and scream if the player waits near a dead monster. If the player goes into standby mode with the chainsaw equipped, he will set it down blade first and lean on it like a cane.
  • It can be speculated that because James had just recently killed Mary, her corpse is actually in the trunk of James's car at the beginning of the game. Book of Lost Memories alludes to this and the novelization affirms this with the In Water ending.[4] However, Masahiro Ito stated that he believed that Mary's body was actually in the back seat. When asked how James didn't notice her corpse, Ito replied that James had repressed the memory of her murder.[12][13]
  • James's surname could be seen as an allusion to his mental state; "sunder" meaning "to break or shatter", and "land" being representative of James's sense of reality, or his world.
  • James's beta design depicts him with slicked back, auburn hair. This hairstyle made him resemble Harry Mason. James shares other similarities with Harry: the two of them suffered for having lost their wives, who both died of diseases. Depending on the endings, both of them leave Silent Hill with a girl (Heather in the Good and Good+ Endings for Harry, Laura in the Leave Ending for James).
  • In the Dog ending, James has a tattoo of a heart on his left arm.
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Comparison of the scenes.
  • In the Wood Side Apartments, the body of a man sitting in front of a TV displaying static can be seen after James finds a pistol. The game's art director, Masashi Tsuboyama, said in "The Making of Silent Hill 2" that the man sitting in the chair is actually James himself and that he came straight out of James's imagination.[14] This scene also acts as heavy foreshadowing of the scene when James discovers the truth about his wife. He slumps back in the chair in a very similar position and the TV displays only static.

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  • In the Blue Creek Apartments, inside of Room 209, James may be able to hear a whisper that appears to say, "See my dead wife and come home, do some laundry, do some..." It has been speculated that it may represent a part of James's thoughts about what to do after he murdered Mary, although Japanese translator Jeremy Blaustein stated in an interview that he believes it was just one of the voice actors talking to himself in the recording booth and that the Japanese sound recorders would not have known what it had meant as it was unscripted.[15]
  • In Brookhaven Hospital, James finds records about three patients: Jack Davis, Joseph Barkin and Joshua Lewis. It may not be a coincidence that James and the three patients' names start with the letter J. It may be that Jack represents the part of James who is normally a model person, yet also has suicidal feelings. Joseph represents the part of James who feels guilt and regret for killing Mary and the delusions James is immersed in. Joshua represents the part of James who feels he needs to be persecuted and also represents his violent self (i.e. the act of killing).
  • James may hear a man sobbing when he walks past Room 208 in the Lakeview Hotel. Room 208 is the room in the Wood Side Apartments where he sees the body of a man in front of a TV, which is a modified version of James's model. In Blue Creek Apartments, Room 208's doorknob may rattle if James attempts to enter and walks away from it. Room 208 is also written on the door where James discovers Maria is dead in her prison cell. The crying could be symbolic of James's inner sadness and sorrow.
  • Almost every corpse in the game (excluding the ones in the holes inside the prison) wears the exact same clothing as James.
  • James is the only naturally blond protagonist in the whole series.
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Insert Coin James jacket.
  • James wears the same green M-1965 field jacket as Jacob Singer, the protagonist of the 1990 psychological thriller Jacob's Ladder. In the Book of Lost Memories, the developers stated that Jacob's Ladder was an influence, likely making this an homage. The jacket was also sold as licensed clothing for Insert Coin Clothing.[1]
  • Guy Cihi reprised his role for a fan-fiction novelization of Silent Hill 2.[16]
  • Guy Cihi initially thought the Leave ending to be his personal canon as it was the best outcome for James, but eventually changed to In Water because he felt it was more bittersweet and fit the tone of the story better.[17]
  • Guy Cihi has speculated that the "In Water" ending may be based on a dark and taboo social practice in Japan known as "Shinjū", a "family suicide" where two or more family members suicide in tandem as a form of repentance of shame. However, Mary did not kill herself and was instead murdered by James, so it is possible this speculation is incorrect.[18]
  • In Silent Hill: Homecoming, if the player completes the game on Hard difficulty, they earn the achievement "The Old Gods haven't left this place", a reference to a comment made by James in the Rebirth Ending of Silent Hill 2.

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詹姆斯·桑德兰 - 玛丽·谢帕德-桑德兰 - 安吉拉·奥罗斯科 - 劳拉 - 艾迪·东布罗夫斯基 - 玛利亚
其他角色
欧内斯特·鲍德温 - 艾米·鲍德温 - 玛丽的医生 - 蕾切尔 - 托马斯·奥罗斯科 - 奥罗斯科太太 - 詹妮弗·卡罗尔 - 帕特里克·切斯特 - 米拉 - 哈里·梅森 - 外星人 - 斯科特·费尔班克斯 - 沃特·沙利文
怪物
Abstract Daddy - Bubble Head Nurse - Creeper - Flesh Lip - Lying Figure - Mandarin - Mannequin - Mary - Prisoners - 三角头
武器
Chainsaw - Chinese Cleaver - 大刀 - Great Spear - Handgun - Hyper Spray - Pipe - Revolver - Rifle - Shotgun - Wooden Plank
地点
鲍德温公馆 - 蓝溪公寓 - 布鲁克黑文医院 - 卡罗尔街 - 重生教堂 - 狗屋 - 天堂之夜 - 杰克旅店 - 卡茨街 - 迷宫 - 湖景酒店 - 内森大道 - 尼利酒吧 - 尼利街 - 观景台 - 皮特超级保龄球馆 - 伦德尔街 - 瑰水公园 - 寂静岭历史资料馆 - 南谷 - 托卢卡墓地 - 托卢卡湖 - 托卢卡湖心岛 - 托卢卡监狱 - 沃奇斯路 - 林边公寓
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手电筒 - 表世界 - 小男爵夫人号 - 具现化 - 地图 - 怪物 - 里世界 - 收音机 - 红纸 - 防空警报 - 梅塔特隆印章 - UFO结局 - 性暗示
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文档 - 道具 - 钥匙 - 谜题 - 原声 - 秘籍与可解锁内容
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希瑟·梅森 - 道格拉斯·卡特兰 - 文森特·史密斯 - 克劳迪娅·沃夫
其他角色
哈里·梅森 - 阿莱莎·吉雷斯比 - 雷纳德·沃夫 - 斯坦利·柯尔曼 - 丽莎·加兰 - 詹妮弗·卡罗尔 - 约瑟夫·施莱伯 - 詹姆斯·桑德兰 - 生日快乐电话客 - 丹尼 - 告解者 - 外星人 - 罗比兔 - 下水道的仙女
武器
Beam Saber - Flamethrower - Handgun - Katana - Knife - Maul - Pipe - Shotgun - Stun Gun - Submachine Gun - Unlimited Submachine Gun
怪物
Closer - Double Head - Glutton - God - Insane Cancer - Leonard Wolf - Memory of Alessa - Missionary - Monster in Locker - Numb Body - Nurse - Pendulum - Scraper - Sewer Monster - Slurper - Split Worm - Valtiel
地点
伯利幽灵馆 - 布鲁克黑文医院 - 卡罗尔街 - 中央广场购物中心 - 教堂 - 建筑工地 - 菊墅公寓 - 快乐汉堡 - 黑泽街站 - 天堂之夜 - 峰顶中心 - 杰克旅店 - KMN汽车配件 - 湖畔游乐园 - 最后一滴咖啡馆 - 内森大道 - 地下通道 - 艾伯特人寿保险
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手电筒 - 表世界 - 神灵 - 地图 - 梅塔特隆 - 怪物 - 里世界 - 乐园 - PTV - 收音机 - 现实世界 - 教团 - 具现化 - 梅塔特隆印章 - UFO结局 - 性暗示 - 太阳的圣环 - 红纸
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道具 - 钥匙 - 文档 - 谜题 - 原声 - 限量版原声 - 秘籍与可解锁内容
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哈里·梅森 - 雪柔·梅森 - 达莉亚·梅森 - 考夫曼医生 - 西玻·贝内特 - 米歇尔·瓦尔德斯
其他角色
酒吧女招待 - 斯图尔特一家 - 戈登先生 - 丽莎·加兰 - 约翰 - 詹姆斯·桑德兰 - 米拉 - 外星人
怪物
Raw Shock - Larval Stalker
地点
艾凯密拉医院 - 爱丽丝宝贝纪念游乐场 - 安妮酒吧 - 巴尔干夜总会 - 凯迪克森林 - 猫屋 - 真影院 - 清晰照相馆 - 52餐厅 - 狄克逊桥控制塔 - 狗屋 - 美好旧时光 - 绿狮当铺 - 湖畔游乐园 - 莱文街 - 灯塔门诊 - 米德维奇高中 - 夜莺公寓 - 奥利安猎人小屋 - 俄耳甫斯号 - 奥里奇桥控制室 - 度假区 - 下水道 - 特蕾莎女装 - 托卢卡湖 - 托卢卡商场 - 仙境汉堡
术语
灵异照片 - 照明弹 - 手电筒 - 哈里的手机 - 现实世界 - 冰封世界 - 纪念品 - 电话号码 - 心理侧写 - 犀鸟突奇 - 具现化 - UFO结局 - 性暗示
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钥匙 - 谜题 - 秘籍与可解锁内容 - 原声
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墨菲·潘德顿 - 查理·潘德顿 - 卡罗尔·潘德顿 - 安妮·玛丽·坎宁安 - 霍华德·布莱克伍德 - JP - 帕特里克·内皮尔 - 弗兰克·科尔里奇 - 狱警 - DJ - 修女
其他角色
桑切斯 - 霍默 - M·昆斯 - 布莱恩·汉德利 - 阿里阿德涅·约翰逊 - 梅丽莎·麦特兰 - 格伦·米尔顿 - 里基 - 丹尼尔·斯蒂芬斯 - 克洛伊·赞恩 - 玛丽·谢帕德-桑德兰 - 詹姆斯·桑德兰
武器
Baseball Bat - Bogeyman's Hammer - Bottle - Brick - Chair - Colt - Crowbar - Demon Statue - Double Headed Axe - Fire Axe - Fire Extinguisher - Fork - Frying Pan - Golden Gun - Golf Club - Hammer - Handle - Hand-to-Hand - Hatchet - Ladder Hook - Knife - Lamp - Meat Cleaver - Nailgun - Pickaxe - Pitchfork - Plank - Rake - Rifle - Rock - Shotgun - Shovel - Steel Pipe - Vase - Wrench - Tomahawk
怪物
Bogeyman - Doll (Shadow) - Monocle Man - Nurse - Prisoner Juggernaut - Prisoner Minion - Pyramid Head - Screamer - Tormented Soul - Void - Wall Corpse - Weeping Bat - Wheelman
地点
缆车站 - 世纪大楼 - 查斯顿山庄 - 查斯顿山庄影院 - 恶魔坑 - 恶魔坑休息站 - 洲际加油站 - 五金店 - 山坡 - 洛根公园 - 门罗墓地 - 俯视监狱 - 珍珠湾 - 珍珠湾银行 - 舒适河 - 港口区 - 赖亚尔州立监狱 - 圣玛利亚修道院 - 地下铁 - 托卢卡湖
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小玩意儿 - 手电筒 - 表世界 - 地图 - 怪物 - 里世界 - 现实世界 - 支线任务 - 防空警报 - 对讲机 - 具现化 - 梅塔特隆印章 - 欢迎标牌 - 太阳的圣环
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Ashley Baker - Derek Copeland - Graham Reynolds - Howard Blackwood - Jack Merrick - Katie Collins - Matthew Collins - Protagonist - Lorelai Reynolds - Shannon - Trent Baker
其他角色
阿历克斯·谢帕德 - Cybil Bennett - Emma - 哈里·梅森 - 希瑟·梅森 - 詹姆斯·桑德兰 - Jason - 约书亚·谢帕德 - Lisa Garland - Mary Shepherd-Sunderland - 米拉 - Murphy Pendleton - 特拉维斯·格雷迪 - 沃特·沙利文
怪物
Air Screamer - Blood Baby - Blood Guardian - Blood Mama - Bogeyman - Bubble Head Nurse - Butcher - Double Head - Earth Guardian - Fire Guardian - Flesh Lip - Ghost - Grey Child - Insane Cancer - Light Guardian - Needler - Mother - Pyramid Head - Raw Shock - Tremer - Schism - Steel Guardian - Swarm - Valtiel - Water Guardian - Wood Guardian - Wood Sapling
武器
A. Y. Guitar - Assault Rifle - Baseball Bat - Bare Hands - Beam Saber - Bogeyman's Hammer - Chainsaw - Circular Saw - Crossbow - Crowbar - Dagger of Melchior - Earth Sword - Fire Axe - Fire Sword - Flamethrower - Great Cleaver - Great Knife - Great Spear - Grenade - Guitar - Handgun - Hyper Spray - Katana - Knife - Maul - Meat Cleaver - Laser Gun - Pickaxe - Pillow - Pipe - Princess Heart - Robbie Doll - Rock Drill - Shovel - Shotgun - Steel Sword - Stun Gun - Sword of Obedience - Submachine Gun - Television - Torch - TV Remote - Water Sword - Wine Bottle - Wood Sword - Wood Plank
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Howard's Shop - Library - Forsaken Room - Armory - Otherworld
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Monster - Flashlight - Accessories - Artifacts - Karma Meter - Book of Memories - Welcome Sign

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