Wendy (Origin)

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About the character

Full Name Wendy Lillian Carter
Age 10
Born November 11, 1903.
Location 33W East 4th Street, Corona, 91720
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Curio Cabinet Bio Wendy is a morose young lady with a sisterly bond so powerful, it transcends death itself.
Motto "Abigail? Come back! I'm not done playing with you."
Favorite activities Art
Friends and Relatives Abigail Lillan Carter (sister), Maxwell or Willam Carter (uncle), Jack Carter (father), Mother (associated with Yellow Gem and Yellow Moonlens), Grandmother (mentioned in Jeck Carter's letter from the Willam Carter puzzle), Hamster (Associated with Speed ​​Gym)


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November 11, 1903 Abigail and Wendy were born. Their father is Jack Carter, brother of Willam Carter. Wendy's mother's name is unknown, but Yellow Moonlens is known to remind Wendy of her mother's eyes. They do not live in the city at the foot of the mountain, the name is quite a large and rich house. Wendy likes to do art more, as well as to study different types of flowers. She also collects flowers in her diary. Her twin is more athletic, active and cheerful than Wendy. One day Abigail fell off a cliff and fell right into the bushes with unknown flowers. Wendy and Abigail got matching flowers that day

The letter from Jack Carter to Willam Carter reads:

You've finally come to America! How exciting! Has your show taken New York by storm yet? I fear we may have just missed each other - the city was too much for me, so I've gone west - It really is amazing out here - maybe you could visit sometime? Have you corresponded with mother lately? The post is dreadfully inconsistent out here, I can't believe she hasn't met the twins yet! Warmest regards,

Death of Abigail

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Wendy clutches tightly to the memory of her twin sister, Abigail. Some days, it’s almost as if she never left…

–Description from her introductory forum post


The events of this short were later officially summarized in DST's Compendium:

Wendy's tale of woe began with the untimely loss of her dear sister Abigail. Unable to accept the thought of life without her twin, Wendy began turning to the occult in the hopes of finding some way to communicate with the other side. After much trial and error, séance candles burned down to nubs and spirit boards thrown away in frustration, Wendy was nearly ready to give up and fall into despair... until finally, there was a sign. A ragtime tune might seem like a strange message to send from the great beyond, but Wendy was desperate to grab hold of anything that might bring her closer to her sister. And sure enough, a voice would soon tell her exactly what she needed to do...

Under circumstances unknown to the players, Abiail died. This caused Wendy's depressive nature. Wendy jumped at every conceivable opportunity to get her sister back. This led her to spiritualism. After her sister's death .She also seems to be trying to reach out to Professor Mourire, who is supposedly able to talk to the dead. In her diary, Wendy writes that she hears ragtime music in her dreams over and over again, thinking that Abigail might be trying to contact her.

Diary entry April 16, 1914

"April 16th, 1914
I keep hearing strange music when I dream... the same strange song repeating over and over... is it you, Abigail?
Are you trying to tell me something?"

Hitting to Constant

Wendy after having tried to contact abigail through the dead with no luck would instead find herself connecting with the constant as a ragtime tune could be heard through the beyond and where a voice would be heard, It can be assumed that the voice talking to her was Maxwell getting into contact with her. Nevertheless his disembodied voice would guide her to what she had to do to bring Abigail back. What came after is unknown but this would be the part where Wendy was never seen again in this world.

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  • There is a theory that Abigail's Flower is an experiment by Wagstaff or appeared in real worls from Constant.
    • Flower appears on Winona's conspiracy board of searching Wagstaff.
    • Wickerbottom cannot identify the flower, unlike various types of other plants in Constant.
    • The flower can be created by crafting Mourning Glory (which also cannot be identified by Wickerbottom and exists only in Constant) and Nightmare Fuel.
    • In the short film, all the flowers are copies of the flowers from the game, which can also be interacted with ghosts.
  • In the third part of the Willam Carter Puzzle, it is clear that Willam (Maxwell) wanted to send a letter to his brother at "33W East 4th Street, Corona, 91720". In real life, this address will lead us to a heavily populated area. On September 9, 1913, races were held on the Grand Boulevard, and this address is located inside the ring along which the races were held. In a letter from Jeck Carter you can find out that he does not like noisy places. Not far from the city there is a place similar to the location from the short film. Perhaps the reason why the Carter family's place of residence from the address of the letter and the short film do not match is because they moved after the races.
    • Due to the sound in the short, there was a theory that Abigail died due to a collision with a racing car, however this was disproven. [2]

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  • It was confirmed in the image released at the time of Wendy's rework that Wendy and Abigail are Maxwell's nieces. There were a few clues to this fact, including Wendy's examination quote for Maxwell ("I feel a strange kinship with him.") and the letter from Jack Carter in the 3rd William Carter Puzzle (Jack Carter being Wendy and Abigail's father, and thus making Maxwell their uncle).
    • This was also supported by Maxwell's quote for Abigail's Flower: "Hmm? What a familiar presence."
  • For some reason, she associates yellow gems with her mother, given her quote for a Yellow Gem ("It reminds me of my mother.") and Yellow Moonlens ("What color were mother's eyes?").
  • Wendy likes art, however she keeps it a secret, as seen with her quotes for the Feather Pencil ("M... Maybe I'll doodle something... When nobody's looking."), Den Decoration Set ("I might ask to borrow some colored pencils..."), and Potter's Wheel ("That looks... F-Fun...").
  • Webber seems to be her best friend, as both his quotes and her quotes imply that they play games and have tea parties, as well as a few minor details like having friendship bracelets.
  • Wendy's loading screen vignette from The Forge is accompanied by text that reveals why she's still mourning Abigail: Wendy clings fiercely to the grief over her sister's death, for fear that moving on would cause Abigail's memory to fade.
  • Wendy's birthday is listed as November 11 in the Compendium.
  • Wendy is stated to be between 8 and 10 years old.[3]
    • This range can be narrowed down by examining various dates from the William Carter puzzles and the image of her nightstand. Jack's letter in the third William Carter puzzle, which mentions the twins, must have been written no later than the August 1904 dates from the fourth puzzle. This means that Wendy and Abigail were born no later than August 1904. Additionally, Wendy's diary entry, which was likely written before she entered the Constant, has a date of April 16, 1914. Since Wendy's birthday is in November, her only possible date of birth is November 11, 1903.
  • Sometimes a message like this may appear during the loading screen in DST: "Nothing could ever come between Wendy and her twin sister Abigail. Some bonds transcend even death."
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  2. JoeW on the forums: "We almost had the Wendy trailer re-edited because people thought a certain sound meant that Abigail actually died because of a car crash for some reason. The simple fact is that it's only when one of these symbols or something can be interpreted out of it being changed that it becomes a problem Which, quite frankly. is why you have to avoid this stuff to begin with."
  3. JoeW's comment about Wendy's age from the forums: "Note, we have decided to officially state that Wendy is between 8 and 10 years old. Previously we wanted to leave it up to interpretation but we've decided we want it to be clear going forward." Posted on October 3, 2019.