Red Dead Redemption 3: Learning from RDR 2’s Character Treatment

Red Dead Redemption 3: Learning from RDR 2's Character Treatment

Red Dead Redemption 3: A Tribute to Characters With Abrupt Ends

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In the tragic world of Red Dead Redemption, characters are often met with untimely fates. While the final moments of Arthur Morgan and John Marston are bittersweet, as they sacrifice themselves for the ones they love, there are other characters whose stories go unresolved. One such character is Jenny Kirk, a member of the ill-fated Van der Linde gang.

During the failed ferry robbery in Blackwater, both Jenny Kirk and Davey Callander meet their demise. However, it’s Davey who seems to receive more attention in the game. Although Jenny is briefly acknowledged by some of the gang members, there is a sense that her passing was quickly forgotten. On the other hand, Davey’s death brings out an outpouring of grief from his fellow gang members, shedding light on his relationship with the group.

While the gang mourns the loss of Davey, Jenny’s presence seems to fade into the background. It’s disappointing to see her character receive less attention, especially when we hear about her radiant personality from Hosea Matthews. It’s evident that Jenny had a spark, but we never truly get to know her.

To rectify this in Red Dead Redemption 3, the game could focus on more intimate moments of the cast grieving the loss of their loved ones. This would allow for a deeper exploration of their emotions and showcase the harsh realities of life in the Wild West. Whether it’s Jenny or another character, the theme of a promising life cut short fits perfectly with the tone of the game.

Red Dead Redemption 2 did an exceptional job of expanding the cast and delving into the depth of their characters. A sequel could continue this trend while naturally introducing new types of characters and offering a more optimistic perspective that tragically ends too soon.

So saddle up and get ready for another wild ride in Red Dead Redemption 3, where characters with abrupt ends take center stage. Available now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

Remember, in the world of Red Dead Redemption, life is fragile, but the memories we leave behind are immortal.