History Characters / SilentHill4

2nd Aug '16 10:32:37 PM Eagal
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[[spoiler:Henry is number 21 of the 21 Sacraments, "The Receiver of Wisdom", the final stage of Walter's ritual to "awaken his mother"]].

* ActionSurvivor

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[[spoiler:Henry Henry is number 21 of the 21 Sacraments, "The Receiver of Wisdom", the final stage of Walter's ritual to "awaken his mother"]].

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mother".

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ActionSurvivor



* [[spoiler:SupportingProtagonist: Henry is the focal character, but the story really revolves around Walter; Henry is just in the wrong place at the wrong time]].

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* [[spoiler:SupportingProtagonist: SupportingProtagonist: Henry is the focal character, but the story really revolves around Walter; Henry is just in the wrong place at the wrong time]].time.



[[spoiler:Of the 21 Sacraments, she is 20/21, "The Mother Reborn". She should have been killed by Walter, but he was stopped by the mysterious boy (Young Walter). She still suffered many injuries and was sent to the hospital, but ended up being sucked into the dark world again; this time, Henry managed to get to her before Walter did, taking her under his care and protection. She cannot die, but she does suffer damage, which affects her survival at the game's end]].

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[[spoiler:Of Of the 21 Sacraments, she is 20/21, "The Mother Reborn". She should have been killed by Walter, but he was stopped by the mysterious boy (Young Walter). She still suffered many injuries and was sent to the hospital, but ended up being sucked into the dark world again; this time, Henry managed to get to her before Walter did, taking her under his care and protection. She cannot die, but she does suffer damage, which affects her survival at the game's end]].
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* [[spoiler: EscortMission]]: [[spoiler: Her presence turns the whole second half of the game into one]].
* GirlNextDoor

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* [[spoiler: EscortMission]]: EscortMission: [[spoiler: Her presence turns the whole second half of the game into one]].
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* NaughtyNurseOutfit: An unlockable costume on a second playthrough.



* PinkMeansFeminine
* [[spoiler: {{Protectorate}}]]

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* [[spoiler: {{Protectorate}}]]%%* {{Protectorate}}



* {{Stripperiffic}}/NaughtyNurseOutfit: Unlockable on a second playthrough.



* AxCrazy

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* BigBad

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* [[spoiler:DeadAllAlong]]: The Walter Sullivan you encounter throughout the game is [[spoiler:just a projection]]. The real Walter's [[spoiler:moldering corpse is hidden behind a false wall in Henry's apartment]].

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* [[spoiler:DeadAllAlong]]: DeadAllAlong: The Walter Sullivan you encounter throughout the game is [[spoiler:just a projection]]. The real Walter's [[spoiler:moldering corpse is hidden behind a false wall in Henry's apartment]].



* [[KingMook King]] EliteMook: As far as gameplay goes, he's a glorified Victim Ghost [[spoiler: until the FinalBoss fight, and only after applying the Umbilical Cord and impaling the 8 spears into his "true" body]].

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* [[KingMook King]] EliteMook: KingMook: As far as gameplay goes, he's a glorified Victim Ghost [[spoiler: until the FinalBoss fight, and only after applying the Umbilical Cord and impaling the 8 spears into his "true" body]].



* PermaStubble
* PerpetualSmiler

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* StepfordSmiler: He is Type C.

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* StepfordSmiler: He is Type C.%%* StepfordSmiler



* SerialKiller

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* SerialKillerSerialKiller: He's killed 19 people so far. The game involves his attempt to take out #s 20 and 21.



* WouldHurtAChild: The Locane twins. Interestingly, they are the only victims who appear as monsters (Twin Victims) rather than ghosts.



* [[spoiler:TheVillainMakesThePlot]]

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* [[spoiler:TheVillainMakesThePlot]]%%* TheVillainMakesThePlot




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* WouldHurtAChild: The Locane twins. Interestingly, they are the only victims who appear as monsters (Twin Victims) rather than ghosts.



A mysterious flirty woman whom Henry encounters in Subway World after he first enters the hole in his apartment. [[spoiler:She's Walter's 16th victim, representing "Temptation"]].

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A mysterious flirty woman whom Henry encounters in Subway World after he first enters the hole in his apartment. [[spoiler:She's She's Walter's 16th victim, representing "Temptation"]].
"Temptation".



** [[spoiler: AssholeVictim: Arguably.]] See TheReasonYouSuckSpeech below.

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** [[spoiler: AssholeVictim: Arguably.]] See TheReasonYouSuckSpeech below.%%* AssholeVictim



* [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: ''Several times.'']]
* [[spoiler: KillTheCutie: Maybe one of the most heart-wrenching deaths in the game, especially when she believed it was all a dream induced by drinking too much.]]
* [[spoiler: LetThemDieHappy]]: "It's okay...it's just a dream."

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* [[spoiler: ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: ''Several times.'']]
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* JerkJustifications: Cynthia was 13 at the time of her death, and was understandably repulsed by a strange man [[StalkerWithoutACrush who supposedly had been "eavesdropping" on she and her friends for ''10 years''.]] If anything, most people would be put off by someone who's apparently been stalking them for quite some time. On the other hand, one could say that on [[SerialKiller Walter's]] terms, Cynthia's reaction [[spoiler: KillTheCutie: Maybe one of the most heart-wrenching deaths pretty much sealed her fate in the game, especially when she believed it was all near future as a dream induced by drinking too much.case of TooDumbToLive.]]
* [[spoiler: LetThemDieHappy]]: KillTheCutie: Maybe one of the most heart-wrenching deaths in the game, especially when she believed it was all a dream induced by drinking too much.
* LetThemDieHappy:
"It's okay...it's just a dream."



* MsFanservice

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** JerkJustifications: To be fair, Cynthia was 13 at the time, and was understandably repulsed by a strange man [[StalkerWithoutACrush who supposedly had been "eavesdropping" on she and her friends for ''10 years''.]] If anything, most people would be put off by someone who's apparently been stalking them for quite some time. On the other hand, one could say that on [[SerialKiller Walter's]] terms, Cynthia's reaction [[spoiler: pretty much sealed her fate in the near future as a case of TooDumbToLive.]]



* SpicyLatina
* [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl: Comes back as one]].

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* [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl: StringyHairedGhostGirl: Comes back as one]].one.



* [[spoiler:SuperPersistentPredator: Her ghost is the most persistent of the four boss ghosts (not counting Walter). If she is not pinned down, she will show up more often (starting at Building World) to harass and attack the player.]]
* [[spoiler: TragicMonster: She's revived as a ghost after her death.]]

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* [[spoiler:SuperPersistentPredator: SuperPersistentPredator: Her ghost is the most persistent of the four boss ghosts (not counting Walter). If she is not pinned down, she will show up more often (starting at Building World) to harass and attack the player.]]
player.
* [[spoiler: TragicMonster: She's revived as a ghost after her death.]]



A guy with a stutter who's obsessed with the paranormal. Henry meets him in Forest World after Cynthia dies. [[spoiler: Victim 17/21, "Source", in Walter's 21 Sacraments]].

* HillbillyHorrors
* [[spoiler: ManOnFire: Jasper is ablaze even in (un?)death, because said man set himself on fire as part of the 21 Sacraments.]]

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A guy with a stutter who's obsessed with the paranormal. Henry meets him in Forest World after Cynthia dies. [[spoiler: Victim 17/21, "Source", in Walter's 21 Sacraments]].

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Sacraments.

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HillbillyHorrors
* [[spoiler: ManOnFire: Jasper is ablaze even in (un?)death, because said man set himself on fire as part of the 21 Sacraments.]]



* [[spoiler: PlayingWithFire: While his ghost doesn't shoot fire, he himself is immolated. As a result, it gets hard for the player to be near him to deal melee damage because of his flames. Plus, he hits harder.]]

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* [[spoiler: PlayingWithFire: While his ghost doesn't shoot fire, he himself is immolated. As a result, it gets hard for the player to be near him to deal melee damage because of his flames. Plus, he hits harder.]]



An obese man Henry comes across while the former is trapped in the Wish House's prison. [[spoiler:Victim 18 of 21, "Watchfulness"]].

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An obese man Henry comes across while the former is trapped in the Wish House's prison. [[spoiler:Victim Victim 18 of 21, "Watchfulness"]].
"Watchfulness".



** FatBastard: He is overweight, and while he isn't rude to Henry whatsoever, he was very abusive to the boys at the orphanage. [[spoiler:This is played straight in-game when you have to fight him as a ghost.]]



* FatBastard: He is overweight, and while he isn't rude to Henry whatsoever, he was very abusive to the boys at the orphanage. [[spoiler:This is played straight in-game when you have to fight him as a ghost.]]



A JerkAss who terrorized his neighbors, Richard's response to falling into the Otherworld is to wave his gun around, [[spoiler: fat lot of good that does him. Victim 19 of 21 -- "Chaos".]]

* AssholeVictim: More explicitly so than Andrew. See HairTriggerTemper and {{Jerkass}} below.

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A JerkAss who terrorized his neighbors, Richard's response to falling into the Otherworld is to wave his gun around, [[spoiler: fat lot of good that does him. Victim 19 of 21 -- "Chaos".]]

* AssholeVictim: More explicitly so than Andrew. See HairTriggerTemper and {{Jerkass}} below.
"Chaos".

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* ElectricTorture[=/=]CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler:How Richard bites the dust. He dies very slowly and tries to make words out to Henry as he is being fried to a crisp.]]
* [[spoiler:GhostlyGlide]] [[spoiler:Averted, his ghost is actually the only one that doesn't float at all. He'll still teleport to bean you one in the thinker with that crowbar, but he won't ever fly around]].

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* ElectricTorture[=/=]CruelAndUnusualDeath: ElectricTorture: [[spoiler:How Richard bites the dust. He dies very slowly and tries to make words out to Henry as he is being fried to a crisp.]]
* [[spoiler:GhostlyGlide]] GhostlyGlide: [[spoiler:Averted, his ghost is actually the only one that doesn't float at all. He'll still teleport to bean you one in the thinker with that crowbar, but he won't ever fly around]].



** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: When he isn't pissed off, he seems to be pleasant. He seems to at least be on good terms with Eileen and is genuinely concerned that Henry is going through what the last resident of 302 had.

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** * JerkWithAHeartOfGold: When he isn't pissed off, he seems to be pleasant. He seems to at least be on good terms with Eileen and is genuinely concerned that Henry is going through what the last resident of 302 had.



A journalist introduced back in ''VideoGame/SilentHill3'' as a writer of a magazine article regarding Silent Hill's Wish House, where Walter was raised. In this game, he's the former resident of Room 302 before Henry moves in. [[spoiler:He's also Walter's 15th victim, representing "Despair", who's supposed to serve as a guide for Henry, "The Receiver of Wisdom"]].

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A journalist introduced back in ''VideoGame/SilentHill3'' as a writer of a magazine article regarding Silent Hill's Wish House, where Walter was raised. In this game, he's the former resident of Room 302 before Henry moves in. [[spoiler:He's He's also Walter's 15th victim, representing "Despair", who's supposed to serve as a guide for Henry, "The Receiver of Wisdom"]].
Wisdom".
31st Jul '16 8:36:18 PM M3
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* [[spoiler:GhostlyGlide]] [[spoiler:Averted, his ghost is actually the only one that doesn't float at all. He'll still teleport to bean you one in the thinker with that crowbar, but he won't ever fly around.

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* [[spoiler:GhostlyGlide]] [[spoiler:Averted, his ghost is actually the only one that doesn't float at all. He'll still teleport to bean you one in the thinker with that crowbar, but he won't ever fly around.around]].
31st Jul '16 8:35:38 PM M3
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* [[spoiler:GhostlyGlide]] [[spoiler:Averted, his ghost is actually the only one that doesn't float at all. He'll still teleport to bean you one in the thinker with that crowbar, but he won't ever fly around.



* PsychoElectro: By virtue of his [[spoiler:CruelAndUnusualDeath]].

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* PsychoElectro: By virtue of his [[spoiler:CruelAndUnusualDeath]].[[spoiler:CruelAndUnusualDeath. It carries over to gameplay as well: Should the player fight him, he'll rarely spaz out like he's getting shocked by lighting, leaving him completely vulnerable to attack]].
5th Jun '16 6:54:53 AM missfontane
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* WhenHeSmiles: [[spoiler:In the endings "Mother" and "Escape", Henry goes to visit Eileen in the hospital, and greets her with a brief but genuine smile as he enters the room.]]
31st May '16 12:28:13 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlondGuysAreEvil
8th Apr '16 8:43:07 PM RebelionRoja
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** It gets greatly exaggerated though, because he's actually emotional, when he wants to get out of his apartment he sounds [[HeReallyCanAct genuinely shocked]].



* NiceGuy: He's actually quite nice toward Eileen for example, or comforting a [[DiedInYourArmsTonight dying Cynthia]].



* GreenEyes

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* GreenEyesGreenEyes: She has beautiful emerald green eyes.



* BarbarianLongHair

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* BarbarianLongHairBarbarianLongHair: Let's see, serial killer, uncombed hair, PermaStubble, yup, he seems like a [[SarcasmMode pretty civilized guy]].
18th Feb '16 7:14:31 AM troperHearts
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* TheHermit: He'd done a wonderful job of isolating himself from much of the world even before he got locked into Room 302.

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** The only possible development Henry ever gains is when [[spoiler: he gives Eileen flowers at the end of the game, or even during the escort mission where Henry goes from not giving a shit to being protective of Eileen once she gets trapped in the Otherworld herself.]]
* TheHermit: He'd done a wonderful job of isolating himself from much of the world even before he got locked into Room 302. He is eventually forced to grow out of it since his [[spoiler: and Eileen's]] chances of survival depend on it.
18th Jan '16 12:56:22 AM FlakyPorcupine
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* [[spoiler:ArcSymbol: His Placard is reminiscent of Walter's past, on how Andrew kept watching him and a special eye out to beat him and his friends whenever he wanted. The tables were turned when Henry first meets Andrew in the Water Prison, whereas Walter was watching him in the center of the prison.]]

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* [[spoiler:ArcSymbol: ArcSymbol: His Placard [[spoiler:Placard is reminiscent of Walter's past, on how Andrew kept watching him and a special eye out to beat him and his friends whenever he wanted. The tables were turned when Henry first meets Andrew in the Water Prison, whereas Walter was watching him in the center of the prison.]]



* [[spoiler:StockMonsterSymbolism: Andrew is the guard that beat up Walter in his childhood. As a result, he is killed by Walter. Later, when he returns as a ghost, Henry is going to have to pin him down with the Sword of Obedience to get his key. Essentially, Henry is sticking it into the fat pig that Walter always wanted to do. Because you have to beat him down (he's the only ghost you have to defeat and pin down in order to proceed), and you're in Walter's world to do it, it's also means that you are role-playing as Walter beating him up.]]

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* [[spoiler:StockMonsterSymbolism: StockMonsterSymbolism: Andrew is the guard that beat [[spoiler:beat up Walter in his childhood. As a result, he is killed by Walter. Later, when he returns as a ghost, Henry is going to have to pin him down with the Sword of Obedience to get his key. Essentially, Henry is sticking it into the fat pig that Walter always wanted to do. Because you have to beat him down (he's the only ghost you have to defeat and pin down in order to proceed), and you're in Walter's world to do it, it's also means that you are role-playing as Walter beating him up.]]



* [[spoiler:ArcSymbol: Richard's placard, Chaos, isn't quite fitting of a man who loved order so much until you put it together with Walter's past. Richard was the first time Young Walter had ever been scared of anything, and it was in fear of Richard that Walter stayed away from him at all costs, even when Walter went to visit his "mother". Richard introduced Chaos to Walter's little world.]]

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* [[spoiler:ArcSymbol: ArcSymbol: Richard's placard, [[spoiler:placard, Chaos, isn't quite fitting of a man who loved order so much until you put it together with Walter's past. Richard was the first time Young Walter had ever been scared of anything, and it was in fear of Richard that Walter stayed away from him at all costs, even when Walter went to visit his "mother". Richard introduced Chaos to Walter's little world.]]



* [[spoiler:DyingForSymbolism: Richard is murdered in the electric chair, reminiscent of how criminals are put to death. Walter had this death in mind for him based off of witnessing Richard "skinning" Mike (Young Walter thought that Richard killed him by skinning him alive), and thinking that he killed him.]]
* [[spoiler:ElectricTorture[=/=]CruelAndUnusualDeath: How Richard bites the dust. He dies very slowly and tries to make words out to Henry as he is being fried to a crisp.]]

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* [[spoiler:DyingForSymbolism: CrowbarCombatant: Richard uses one [[spoiler:after being brought back as a ghost.]]
* DyingForSymbolism: [[spoiler:Richard
is murdered in the electric chair, reminiscent of how criminals are put to death. Walter had this death in mind for him based off of witnessing Richard "skinning" Mike (Young Walter thought that Richard killed him by skinning him alive), and thinking that he killed him.]]
* [[spoiler:ElectricTorture[=/=]CruelAndUnusualDeath: How ElectricTorture[=/=]CruelAndUnusualDeath: [[spoiler:How Richard bites the dust. He dies very slowly and tries to make words out to Henry as he is being fried to a crisp.]]
18th Jan '16 12:37:05 AM FlakyPorcupine
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* FauxAffablyEvil: Behaves this way to Henry. One would almost think it's a ''privilege'' to be the last of Walter's twenty-one victims.

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* FauxAffablyEvil: Behaves this way to Henry. He is quite soft-spoken and calm speaking to Henry, and never holds any particular malice over him. One would almost think it's a ''privilege'' to be the last of Walter's twenty-one victims. Though this just makes the [[SerialKiller things]] [[HeManWomanHater he's]] [[WouldHurtAChild done]] all the more creepier.



* [[spoiler:AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent]]: A retroactive case. [[spoiler:He's the PlayerCharacter in the prologue of the game, suddenly finding himself in a haunted version of Henry's Room 302]].

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* [[spoiler:AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent]]: AndNowForSomeoneCompletelyDifferent: A retroactive case. [[spoiler:He's the PlayerCharacter in the prologue of the game, suddenly finding himself in a haunted version of Henry's Room 302]].
29th Nov '15 1:42:41 PM Joylock
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* RightManInTheWrongPlace: Unlike all other Silent Hill protagonists (with the possible exception of Travis Grady), Henry wasn't called by Silent Hill or closely related to someone with close ties to the cult. He's just a random schmuck who just happens to have the bad luck of being the guy currently living in Apartment 302 when Walter's endgame goes down. He still manages to survive and potentially thwart Walter's plot.



* WrongManInTheRightPlace: Unlike all other Silent HIll protagonists (with the possible exception of Travis Grady), Henry wasn't called by Silent Hill or closely related to someone with close ties to the cult. He's just a random schmuck who just happens to have the bad luck of being the guy currently living in Apartment 302 when Walter's endgame goes down. He still manages to survive and potentially thwart Walter's plot.

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* WrongManInTheRightPlace: Unlike all other Silent HIll protagonists (with the possible exception of Travis Grady), Henry wasn't called by Silent Hill or closely related to someone with close ties to the cult. He's just a random schmuck who just happens to have the bad luck of being the guy currently living in Apartment 302 when Walter's endgame goes down. He still manages to survive and potentially thwart Walter's plot.
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