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    Alice Aduraice 

Alice Aduraice
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I'm not doing this for myself[...] I do it all for him...

The infamous matriarch of the mansion, the sole murderer of her home's inhabitants. She was a beloved woman who was joyed to have finally found her dream man and to never face loneliness again, although to ensure that the wonderful union would last for eternity, she began a bloody crusade against every other patron she knew, last but not least intending to sacrifice her own daughter to complete the ritual.

  • A Day in the Limelight: In the Sane Route of the ARC Expansion.
  • Abusive Parents: She was downright horrible toward her adopted daughter, Anna, once Serina was born. This was acknowledged by Alice herself. It would have been lessened to some unsaid degree, as Serina was intended to be offered up as a sacrifice, but the jealous Anna killed Serina. As a result, Alice disowns and murders Anna in retaliation.
    • The ARC Expansion reveals that Anna was the daughter of Riba's first wife, Elizabeth. Hence why she hates her so much. Also, she despised her mother Evie, who bankrupted the family and was openly cheating on her husband.
  • Ax-Crazy: As noted by herself in entries left behind, she started losing control of her actions partway through in the killings and eventually devolved into the bloodthirsty lunatic she would be remembered as.
  • Back from the Dead: Just like the other undead that roam around her mansion.
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: She just wanted to marry that nice 200-something-year-old, non-human man who treated her nicely compared to others when she was a little girl, but she didn't realize she was making a demonic contract in doing so.
  • Big Bad: Alive, she was the one who killed everyone around her for a chance at eternal life and love. Post-mortem, she serves as the plot's antagonist. Her goal is to commandeer Mario's body so that she may complete her ritualistic massacre.
  • Black Eyes of Crazy: In "Omitted Memory" only.
  • Broken Bird: Following the beginning of her massacre, whenever she's not acting murder-happy or crazy, she's this. This also applies to her post-mortem.
  • The Corrupter: Laid a curse on the mansion's estate as per Riba's instruction, turning damn near every spirit still lingering there hostile. She's the bearer of her curse, and should she be annihilated it will spread unless a new host takes it in themselves. The ARC Expansion reveals she cursed the mansion out of spite after finding out Riba never loved her and was just using her for his own gains.
  • Daddy's Girl: The ARC Expansion reveals she was very close to her father. To the point her willingness to ruin Marchionne's life was because he was about to take their house after the Aduraice family was bankrupt due to her mother's hedonist lifestyle. Also, she never forgave Riba for sacrificing him for his own gains.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Only seen if she finds Riba hiding with a lampshade on his head in plain sight as she's hunting him, complete with a look that screams "seriously?".
  • Death Seeker: An entry she left behind shows that she acknowledges the horrible things she's done but she couldn't stop herself and can't by the time she wrote it. She asks for someone to put her down before she goes too far over the edge, but she's changed her mind as an entity.
  • Deal with the Devil: She remarks on how she made such a deal with Riba to be together forever with him by sacrificing their child. It didn't work thanks to another child she had neglected killing the needed sacrifice.
  • Demonic Possession: She threatens Mario with this in a vision when they finally meet. Mario indeed becomes her latest (and so far only) victim due to unknowingly freeing her from the music box.
  • The Determinator: In spite of her reservations with doing so and her numerous cries for help in her entries once she started going over the edge, Alice became obsessively devoted to completing the ritual to become one with her husband's soul. Not even death and imprisonment could deter her will; she just played the waiting game until some poor sucker came along and broke her seal (Mario in this case). Once she had her host, she attempted to wrest complete control from them at every chance she got in spite of the odds against her.
  • The Dreaded: Even in death the other spirits seem to fear her whenever she's gotten enough control over Mario (unless it's Anna). The two spirits that normally would have killed Mario in the ARC expansion if he took the sane route will back off in the insane route; one of which is the spirit that drowns you in both the original game and the ARC expansion who only meekly approaches Alice before disappearing for the rest of the game, and the other one is a new spirit that kills Mario through psychokinetic slamming who outright panics once they sense Alice before hightailing it out of there begging her not to kill them (this is despite the fact they're already dead).
  • Evil Laugh: She gets an impressive one right after telling the just-slaughtered Alfred in a flashback her motive behind her actions.
  • Evil Matriarch: Played horrifically straight later in her life. She retains this as an entity, but loses it after her defeat in "Better Off Lost".
  • Face Framed in Shadow: All but a few of her portraits conceal her head starting from under her eyes to the top of her head.
  • Face–Heel Turn: She was without a doubt a good lady before the killings and even had some reservations about it before and while doing so, but a combination of schizophrenia, hysteria, an approaching death, and Riba promising she could be together with him him forever wore her down. It eventually got to a point where she couldn't stop herself and her compassion and sanity was long gone.
  • Femme Fatale: Beautiful without a doubt and just as deadly, having massacred almost the entire population of the mansion on her own. She's no less attractive even as an entity and she's more powerful than before, capable of outright supernatural feats with no aid.
  • Final Boss: In every ending route except for "Missing".
  • Foreshadowing: There is one particular photo of her that's particularly damning: it's one of her, the various mansion dwellers, and her husband Riba. Not just that, but neither of the two seem to are smiling and/or looking at each other while everyone else seems to be happy looking. This hints that their marriage was not going to last. Come years later and both of them attempt to kill each other at various, with Riba saying that he left Alice because he felt she was just using him (including his repeated attempts to off her in the ARC expansion) and Alice herself kills him in almost every ending (including the ARC expansion through Mario should he go insane).
  • Glamour Failure: Players can tell if Alice is in control of Mario by simply looking at his eye color. If they're green, then it's her, though players won't initially know this because when it first happens, they won't know what her eye color is.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: She... doesn't take the fact that Riba was already married very well. This is part of the reason she resents Anna so much.
  • Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: Every single ending aside from the True Ending either sees Alice succeeding in her goals or screwing Mario and Luigi over should she fail against them. "Omitted Memory" has her spirit completely destroyed but her curse begins to spread without a host, consuming Mario to the point where he becomes her curse's new host. "Missing" and "Puppet" has her take over Mario's body completely before embarking on another killing spree (after an unsuccessful attempt to seal her back into the music box for "Puppet"). "Sealed" has her successfully sealed inside of the music box, but out of spite, she drags Mario's soul in with her.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Courtesy of Luigi beating her out of Mario (and apparently beating some sense into her too) and Mario forgiving her "In "Better Off Lost", finally putting her soul at rest.
  • Hidden Eyes: When her face isn't entirely shrouded out, then her eyes are often kept hidden from the player. This makes it a little harder to tell when she's possessing Mario, because the player won't initially know that her eyes are green.
  • Hypocrite: She hated her mother, considering her a vain and egoist woman who bankrupted and ruined the family because of her hedonistic lifestyle. When she became an adult, she killed her family and servants because of her selfish desire to become immortal and be with Riba forever.
  • I Just Want to Be Free: She wanted someone to put an end to her killing spree once she started to lose control of her actions. She really does not want to go back into the music box either, least of all alone. Mario grants her this in "Better Off Lost".
  • Immortality Seeker: She sought this along with unification of souls with her beloved.
  • Loving a Shadow: Her obsession with Riba falls into this category. She idealizes Riba and is enamored with the idea of being in love. However, she fails to understand how he thinks, what motivates him, or how his time as an immortal demon has affected him. For this reason, she's completely blindsided when he betrays and murders her.
    • In the "Better Off Lost" ending, Mario makes Alice realize she never really loved Riba, she is in love with the idea of being love with Riba.
  • Kick the Dog: Her completely unempathetic reaction towards Rosa's demise while recounting it to Alfred (who was in love with Rosa).
  • Knife Nut: A knife is her preferred murder tool of choice. This extends to the Arc expansion's two routes' different endings (1, 2, and 3); picking the cleaver will always result in a bad ending (ironically, the much more lethal chainsaw next to it doesn't).
  • Love Makes You Crazy: Alice is madly in love with Riba, and entirely blind to the fact that she's just another pawn to him.
  • Love Makes You Evil: As noted by the quote above, this is another deciding factor in her willingness to kill everyone for her love, including her beloved daughter Serina, naturally making her a case of Even Evil Has Loved Ones. She had especially been looking forward to marriage and her husband turned out to be such a perfect man for her, making it a little easier for her to go along with what he said.
    • Also, in her backstory in the ARC Expansion, her motivation to ruin Marchionne's life was in order to help with her father's bankrupcy.
    • The ARC Expansion reveals that's how she always was. When she was a child, Riba manipulated her emotionally in order to get rid of Marchionne. She felt guilty and responsible for her part in Marchionne's death, but was more estatic at the thought of Riba marrying her in the future. Then she finds out Riba never intended to keeps this promise and was already married to a woman named Elizabeth. She proceeds to kill Elizabeth and almost kills baby Anna in a fit of jealousy.
  • Mad Love: Her Horrible Judge of Character regarding Riba makes her an easy pawn for him.
  • Mama Bear: Very protective and nurturing of Serina when they were still alive. Towards Anna....not so much.
  • May–December Romance: Riba was about 200 years old when he first meet a young Alice (who happened to look about as old as the daughters she eventually had).
  • Murdering the Hypotenuse: In the ARC Expansion, when she finds out Riba was just manipulating her and has married Elizabeth, she takes it badly. Instead of being angry at Riba for lying to her, she blames Elizabeth and murders her in cold blood. She was about to kill baby Anna, until she realized Anna was more useful to her alive, as Riba would find both deaths suspiscious.
  • Never a Self-Made Woman: Beyond her possessing Mario, Alice either works for men (Riba) or is motivated by her feelings for men (her father, Riba again).
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: Alice's actions have gained her nothing but enemies in the long run, with the possible exception of her husband Riba (who she even ends up trying to kill off repeatedly as an entity). She mistreated Anna so much that the girl kills Serina, the ultimate person needed to be sacrificed for the ritual. Brutally killing Anna in return turned her into her worst enemy, resulting in her getting sealed away in the music box for decades. Rosa ends up giving Luigi holy water in "Omitted Memory" which not only drives her from Mario's body but ends up destroying her for good. "Better off Lost" sees her not destroyed, but thoroughly defeated and left broken in the end. The only reason she's shown anything but hostility at all afterward is because Riba wants to perform some other ritual involving her (and it's ambiguous as to what it is and why he's doing it by then) and because Mario happens to still be a nice enough person toward her after defeat in "Better Off Lost" in spite of the agony she put him and everyone else through.
  • Offing the Offspring: She attempted to kill her own daughter to be granted eternal life and love. Anna wasn't suitable for the ritual, which is why Serina was going to be sacrificed instead, but Anna apparently didn't know that at first, killing Serina and getting herself killed anyways. When Riba finds out she killed Ana, he murders her, in retalliation for Anna and Elizabeth's deaths.
  • Please Don't Leave Me: After having her ass handed to her and losing all control over Mario, she's desperate to not be left alone again, saying this word-for-word as the two plumbers were finally escaping through the last stretch of her house of horrors.
  • Psychopathic Womanchild: She can be highly immature, motivated by jealousy, spite and payback against her enemies, both very childish aspirations.
  • Power Floats: As an entity, she can levitate in the air.
  • Sanity Slippage: Her accelerating schizophrenia and hysteria in life contributed to her wanton killing.
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: In the ARC Expansion endings where Mario lets Riba live, after Mario defeats Marchione, Alice declares that Mario's body is not worth the effort and leaves his body for good. She then proclaims she'll find a more suitable host someday.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: The music box that Mario touches in the beginning of the game? Yeah, that was her prison.
  • Self-Made Orphan: The ARC Expansion reveals she imprisoned and tortured her mother to death after her father's demise. Considering Evie was a woman who bankrupted the family for her hedonistic lifestyle and openly cheated on her husband, she definitely had it coming.
  • Shut Up, Kirk!: In response to Luigi calling her a cold-blooded murderer and vowing to stop her, she agrees with him, adding that as such she wouldn't mind killing him too.
  • Slasher Smile: A favorite characteristic of hers.
  • Sore Loser: Does not take losing to Luigi very well in "Sealed".
  • Taking You with Me: In Sealed, she drags Mario's soul into the music box with her out of spite.
  • Tears of Fear: When Luigi starts getting the upper hand on her in their final battle and when she's about to be sealed away, she's shown shedding tears, likely in fear of being sealed away and ending up alone again
  • Tears of Remorse: Alice is never shown outright crying throughout her appearances as herself, but after Mario reads an unfinished page concerning Serina's death over the garden cliff, he starts crying himself. He denies it, making Alice the only likely culprit behind it.
  • Terms of Endangerment: She uses quite a few of these when she's trying to kill Riba while in Mario's body. It becomes less surprising once it's found out that he was her husband.
  • That Man Is Dead: In some Game Overs and endings, she asserts that Mario is as good as gone once she's gotten complete control over his body.
  • Took a Level in Jerkass: She wasn't nice in the original series, but she's much bitchier in the ARC Expansion, especially when she snarks at Mario's naivety.
  • Undeathly Pallor: She averts this whenever she's seen until the end of the "Omitted Memory" ending route, where her skin turns into a ghastly white rather than gray like others.
  • Unholy Matrimony: It didn't start out this way between her and her husband, but over time it soon evolved into this after the mass murders. That husband turned out to be Riba, and Alice herself put an end to it for good by killing him, depending on the ending. The "unholy" part of the trope becomes more literal when it's discovered that Riba's a devil to boot.
  • Unwitting Pawn: To Riba, especially in her backstory in the ARC Expansion. She's incredibly gullible and trusting toward Riba despite barely knowing him and is easily manipulated by him in order to ruin Marchionne's reputation.
  • Vocal Dissonance: Inflicts this on Mario whenever she possesses him.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her involvement in the backstory up to when she's about to sacrifice her child is fair game. Anything beyond that is spoiler territory (including the identity of her husband).
  • You Have Outlived Your Usefulness: Does this to Riba in some Game Overs and ending routes, either as Mario or as herself, including the True Ending route. Also does this to Luigi in "Missing" after the latter unknowingly helped her escape the mansion in Mario's body.
  • You Killed My Father: It's implied that Riba took her father's soul and she found his body in the basement. It's the one and only death that truly bothered Alice, and there's no indication that she needed to kill him for the ritual either (unlike with Serina's murder and retaliation against Anna).
  • Your Days Are Numbered: This is the reason why she's seeking her immortality.

    Mansion Dwellers 

Aduraice Mansion Spirits

You will never understand what truly goes on in this place [...] What you need to know, is our pain and misery.

A vast collection of deceased souls that still wander the dilapidated mansion estate, nearly all of whom were murdered in cold blood by their matriarch Alice. Some may be neutral to the presence of Mario, Luigi, and Riba, while others will not take kindly to the intruders. They assault the playable cast's minds with illusions or even try to take them out themselves, either through a physical form resembling their appearance before death, possessing inanimate objects, or even their victims themselves under the right conditions. They tirelessly haunt the trio every step of the way.

  • Another Man's Terror: Mario and Luigi experience a few flashbacks describing how some of them met their end, including Rosa's suicide and Alfred's murder.
  • Ax-Crazy: A few of them are markedly insane and dangerous at the same time.
  • Black Eyes of Crazy: Only one spirit to date has this characteristic. They will find Mario in a crate in the left wing if he dares to open a crack, resulting in a game over. They're never heard from or seen again if Mario stays put.
  • Black Eyes of Evil: Three spirits have this trait. The little girl with scissors found past the right wing, a woman who tries to kill Riba after he gets the plank, and another woman who tries to drag Mario into a fireplace.
  • Break the Cutie: Happens to Rosa and Serina in the backstory.
  • Broken Bird: Rosa was so devastated and scarred over the horrible things going on around her that the only way out for her was death.
  • Demonic Possession: They are all capable of this if someone is weak-minded enough, as one of them managed to possess Luigi for a very brief moment (twice). Inanimate objects are also fair game to them.
  • Dogged Nice Guy: Alfred writes in his diary that Rosa just pushes him away when he tries to ask her out, but he resolved to keep trying to get her affection. Evidently his attempts grew on Rosa, because she remembers him as a man that she was in love with.
  • Empty Eyes: The spirits of Rosa and Alfred have these, as does another spirit who taunts Luigi hoping that he dies with Mario. Mercy, a spirit and Alice's sister who impersonates Princess Peach and tries to inject Mario with poison, also sports these.
  • Evil Laugh: The spirit coming from the garden area near the beginning of the story sounds like they're either doing this or choking. It becomes a proper evil laugh if Mario doesn't crack the crate open until after they had left or if he does crack the crate open to see them. A maid spirit who taunts Luigi about dying with Mario also does this, and the scissors girl does a "cute and evil child" variation of this when Mario first meets her. The Mario impostor chasing Luigi will do this if the player fails either of the Survival segments with him.
  • Face–Monster Turn: This is effectively why they're hostile towards Mario, Luigi, and Riba, courtesy of Alice's curse. Riba certainly deserved the hostility toward him, considering that he's directly responsible for their deaths through ordering Alice to kill them, though whether or not they were acting on what he did is up for grabs.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: Four spirits possess this trait. The girl found in the first floor's bathroom who tries to drown Mario, and three children who show up after Mario reads a book covered in blood before drowning him in darkness, as shown above.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Some spirits can be put to rest and pass on, becoming completely friendly toward others. Rosa's lingering spirit can be put to rest if Luigi gives her Alfred's apology letter and the engagement ring he had for her. Mario doesn't believe in this for Mercy, Alice's sister (the spirit who tried to kill Mario as a Peach impostor), who he notes as too far gone to save.
  • Humans Are Bastards: Several spirits express this sentiment, namely Alfred, the spirit who tries to off you as a Princess Peach impostor (Mercy) and the ghost girl in the freezer (Mercy's daughter, Rae).
  • I Am A Humanitarian: One of the spirits is a cannibal who tries to eat Mario and Riba. She's found lurking in the dark left wing after Riba proposes to go alone to retrieve a plank to help them cross the garden's gap.
  • Infant Immortality: Alice made sure that this trope was not played straight. Quite a number of spirits look like they're prepubescent to boot.
  • My Species Doth Protest Too Much: Aria and Serina are the only spirits who never do anything to harm or mess with the playable cast at any point in the story. If not outright friendly from the get-go, at least they're nonviolent. And arguably Mercy's son, Leo. While he's not often aggressive or resentful like his mother and sister, he inflicts some of what he felt as he died onto Luigi.
  • Sadist: Several spirits look forward to the party dying or being driven into the depths of despair.
  • Sanity Slippage: After someone falls to their death off the garden cliff, the rest of the mansion dwellers were said to have lost their sanity before death.
  • Shear Menace: A little girl with scissors. She's found in a room past the right wing and will kill Mario if he doesn't force the locked door open in time. She shows up again haunting Mario when he finds a chest filled with scissors. She returns in the same room when Mario has Luigi with him and will kill both of them.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Various spirits you run into have a wide assortment of natural and unnatural eye colors, attributed to them being spirits.
  • Undeathly Pallor: Several have this given that they're, well, dead. Cutscenes with a few of them (Rosa and Alfred come to mind) avert this.
  • Your Days Are Numbered: Several of them tell the gang that they're doomed to die in the cursed house no matter what they do.



Alice's younger sister and the mother of Rae and Leo. She was murdered by Alice, who had started to kill all the mansion residents on Riba's orders. Afterwards he became one of the entities of the house. She's a resentful and malevolent spirit who despises Alice for murdering her children and wants to kill Mario so Alice's spirit won't cause havoc.

  • Alas, Poor Villain: Mario feels sorry for her once she finds out about her and her children's deaths, but agrees that she's too far gone to save.
  • Blinding Bangs
  • Came Back Wrong: As a spirit, she's very resentful and obsessed with getting revenge on Alice.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Alice murdered by burning her and then hiding her corpse in the fireplace for several days.
  • Humans Are Bastards: She tells Mario that she resents the living because they're "selfish creatures".
  • Ironic Name: Her name is Mercy, which is ironic in light of her resentful and vindictive personality as a ghost.
  • Mama Bear: Mercy deeply resents Alice for murdering her children and wants nothing more than making her pay.
  • Not Blood Siblings: It's stated in The Music Box that she and Alice aren't related. The ARC Expansion reveals Mr. Aduraice wasn't really her father, and that her mother Evie just had an affair.
  • Recurrent Boss: She first appears impersonating Princess Peach as she tries to kill Mario with a poison syringe. The she possesses Luigi and tries to kill Mario again. She fails both times.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She considers herself to be this, believing that Mario must die, as he's possessed by Alice and she'll cause havoc once she's free from the mansion.



Mercy's daughter. She was murdered by Alice, who had started to kill all the mansion residents on Riba's orders. Afterwards she became one of the entities of the house. Rae can only be encountered when Mario steps into the frozen storage room, which will result in a Non-Standard Game Over.

  • Came Back Wrong: She became very brooding and pessimistic as a spirit.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Alice murdered her by locking her into the freezer.
  • Jerkass: She taunts Mario once he's trapped in the freezer as well, saying that nothing will save him now and accept his inminent death.
    "Why do you struggle to hold on to life? Accept your fate you useless worm."



Mercy's son. He was murdered by Alice, who had started to kill all the mansion residents on Riba's orders. Afterwards he became one of the entities of the house.

  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Alice murdered him by locking him in a toy box, slowly suffocating to death.
  • Token Good Teammate: While he's not aggressive or resentful like his mother and sister, he inflicts some of what he felt as he died onto Luigi.



A butler who worked in the Aduraice Mansion. He had a crush on Rosa, but she didn't felt the same way, leading to him assaulting her in a desperate attempt to make her notice him. He then used all his savings to apologize and propose to her, but he was murdered by Alice, who had started to kill all the mansion residents on Riba's orders. Afterwards he became one of the entities of the house.

  • Empty Eyes
  • Love Makes You Evil: Alfred clearly loved Rosa, but when she continually ignored him he took things a tad too far with her, culminating in sexually assaulting her after she rejected him..
  • My God, What Have I Done?: Alfred, after "assaulting" Rosa, feels horrible for what he did. He, as a way to make up for it, wrote a letter of apology and used up all the money he ever had to get a ring for her. Rosa forgives him if Luigi gives her both of those things.



A maid who worked in the Aduraice Mansion. She was the love interest of Alfred, but she didn't felt the same way, leading to him assaulting her in a desperate attempt to make her notice him. After Alice started murdering the mansion residents on Riba's orders, Rosa commited suicide by hanging herself. Afterwards she became one of the entities of the house.

    Serina Aduraice 

Serina Aduraice

The daughter of Alice and Riba. After she was born, her adopted sister Anna started being abused and she started blaming Serina for her misery. She was murdered by Anna, who shoved her from a cliff and buried her alive. Afterwards she became one of the entities of the house, but she's a benevolent one.

  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Serina is the only blonde spirit seen, and even after death, she is still a pleasant girl. Before death, she was as sweet as candy. Just like her father Riba, or maybe not depending on how what was said about him is interpreted.
  • The Heart: She's stated to be a Nice Girl who treated everyone with kindness and they all loved her in return. When Anna murdered her, things started going downhill for the mansion residents.
  • Red Herring: The opening of The Music Box hints she's an important character. Actually not so much.
  • Youngest Child Wins: She was more pampered by her parents than Anna, causing her to start resenting Serina. Turns out she was treated better because they intended to make her into a Human Sacrifice when she grew up.

    Annabelle "Anna" Aduraice 

Annabelle "Anna" Aduraice
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All because of you... You ruined my life.

A young girl who was the adopted child of Alice and Riba. Not too long afterward, her sister Serina was born, and she started being abused by Alice. Blaming all her misery on Serina, she murdered her sister by shoving her from a cliff and burying her alive. When an horrified Alice found out what happened, she murdered Anna. Afterwards she became one of the entities of the house.

The ARC Expansion reveals more about her. She's actually the daughter of Riba and his first wife, Elizabeth. Alice (who was deluded into thinking Riba will marry her someday) murdered Elizabeth in a fit of jealousy and burned the house. She was about to kill baby Anna too, until she realized Riba would suspect his family's abrupt deaths. She lied to Riba that she was just passing by when she found the house burning and Elizabeth dead, so she "saved" Anna. Seemingly believing her, Riba started a relationship with Alice and later married her. But Alice always mistreated Anna, as she was the daughter of the woman Riba truly loved. After becoming an entity, Anna used her powers to seal Alice in the Aduraice Mansion (on Riba's orders).

  • Always Second Best: To her sister Serina, who is completely unaware of her resentment.
  • Anti-Hero: Entity!Anna becomes a variation of this after death. As an entity, she was able to seal her adopted mother Alice into the music box to keep her from doing any more harm, yet to survive, she must feed on the souls of the living that come into the cursed house, and she's far from remotely heroic in character (just read what she did to her sister Serina). She also spared Mario's life when he first came into the house for some reason, but immediately set out to kill him every chance she got once he became Alice's vessel.
  • Berserk Button: Serina was a living one for her. Mario calling her out on killing her innocent sister, even with the abuse she suffered, is met with a swift murder attempt. Granted, she tried to kill him before, but that caused her to snap and retaliate immediately.
  • Demoted to Extra: In the ARC Expansion.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Killing your only other sibling (who was a very sweet child) so that mommy would start to actually love you for once? Yeah, no.
  • Flashback Echo: Provides a few of them to Mario to help him escape the mansion safely during the ARC expansion, a stark contrast to how she constantly tried to kill him after Alice took him as a host.
  • Glowing Red Eyelights of Undead Doom, Take Warning: She has this feature as an entity, and they're the only parts of her eyes you can see.
  • Heroic Bastard: (Mario) The Music Box - ARC reveals she's the daughter of Riba's first wife, Elizabeth. When a young Alice found out that Riba was already married, she murdered Elizabeth in a fit of rage and was about to kill Anna too, if not for Riba's intervention. No wonder Alice despised Anna so much, as she was the daughter of another woman.
  • Misplaced Retribution: Anna was a young child who faced awful abuse and neglect that anyone would snap at, but in her case she happened to snap (brutally so) at Serina, the one person who loved her, and not the one who abused her in the first place. This is due to jealousy over the love and attention Serina got that she was denied.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After she is told by Mario about why Alice was abusive towards her (she was terminally ill and became mentally unstable) and why Serina was treated better than her (she was intended to become a sacrifice), she is shown feeling a good deal of sadness over killing Serina, a stark change from how she used to be towards her.
  • Necessary Evil: According to Alice, this was Anna's justification for devouring travelers' souls to keep them from breaking the seal on her mother.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: She should have handled Mario's presence in the mansion a little better than simply letting him roam around freely where he would inevitably end up setting her adopted mother free by touching the music box, eventually becoming a host for her in the process.
  • Nigh Invulnerable: As an entity in (Mario) The Music Box - ARC, she took a knife to her head from an Alice-controlled Mario with no visible damage, also shattering the weapon in the process.
  • Power Floats: As an entity, she can levitate in the air.
  • The Power of Hate: Alice says that this is how Anna ascended as an entity rather than doing so through ritualistic means like she did.
  • The Resenter: Although it's implied that she might have loved Serina at one point, her bitterness about Alice's favouritism consumed her in the end.
  • Shadow Archetype: To Luigi. Both were the lesser loved siblings of their respective pairs, becoming shadows of their other sibling who loved them very much (Luigi lampshades this to heartbreaking effect).
  • Significant Green-Eyed Redhead: She has red hair and green eyes, just like her real mother, Elizabeth.
  • Spanner in the Works: Killing Serina derailed Alice and Riba's plans. Alice made sure Anna didn't last long afterward, but Anna made sure that Alice would not complete her ritual or spread her curse any further by sealing her inside of the music box.
  • The Unfavorite: Alice abused her due to being not her blood-related child. Being the daughter of the woman Riba actually loved doesn't help either.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: Twice over, and both times played for serious horror. Firstly, she murdered Serina in a fit of jealousy. With Serina dead, Alice couldn't do the ritual that would make her immortal, until Riba convinced her that there was another way to do so: by murdering all the mansion's residents. Later, because she choose to spare Mario when he entered the mansion, he was immediately possessed by Alice.
  • Walking Spoiler: Her overall involvement in the story is fairly significant, but it isn't revealed until near the very end of the game. Also, specific details concerning her fate, Serina's fate, and her relationship with both her mother and sister are also spoilers.
  • Your Soul Is Mine: As an entity, she has no option of survival except for consuming the souls of the living who enter the mansion.


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