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Just Passing Through
 Post subject: Harry Mason Vs. Pyramid Head

Missing since: 22 Apr 2017
Notes left: 30
Last seen at: Midwich Elementary School's Otherworld Boiler
(I guess some potential spoilers ahead, read with caution if you've never played any SH games and are reading this for whatever reason)

This is a battle I started thinking of when I found some fan art on Google Images that showed Harry and Pyramid Head in it (stupid of me not to save it, maybe someone else here has it?). I had this on the SH Community forum and I thought it'd be fun to have over here, too. I know there's some SH fans who dislike the use of Pyramid Head outside of SH2 but this is just a fun little "what if?" scenario and nothing to take too seriously.

How would Harry fare against Pyramid Head if somehow the two were to cross paths? We've seen just how tough as nails Harry can be and despite his clumsiness at times he doesn't hesitate to venture through the Hellish landscapes of Silent Hill through both the Otherworld and Fog World to get Cheryl back and doesn't stop to think twice about attacking the many horrific monsters he encounters. we've seen him take down on his own the likes of Split Head, the Twinfeeler/Floatstinger, Incubus, etc. could he last in a battle against SH's most infamous creature?

I know some would argue Harry has no reason to encounter Pyramid Head as PH is supposedly something that exist solely in the mind of James Sunderland, but there's also the interpretation of PH being a manifestation and symbol of SH's own violent past with it's executions and how he's basically death incarnate, something we'd be going on for this battle. Now the original SH game was before the series employed the concept of SH itself manifesting the creatures reflecting the troubled mindset of the particular character in it, so the monsters Harry encounters in SH1 aren't particularly personal for him and are more a reflection of the shattered mind of Alessa. I haven't played Origins yet but in the Gillespie home there's the PH portrait on the wall, hinting perhaps PH has a connection with the Gillespies, and Cheryl being the other half of Alessa, perhaps somehow PH could be worked into that.

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Rosewater Park Attendant
 Post subject: Re: Harry Mason Vs. Pyramid Head
     
         
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Missing since: 06 Mar 2008
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Last seen at: Colonia Claudia Ara Agrippinensium
The fact that Climax Studios put an actual painting of Pyramid Head at the Gillespies house in Origins is just stupid.

I have nothing against people making fan art or fan fiction about events that could never happen in the actual games. But trying to make sense of connections related to Origins, the live-action film and the other western-developed games is impossible. The world, history and lore of Silent Hill only makes sense when you look at the first four games in the series.

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Just Passing Through
 Post subject: Re: Harry Mason Vs. Pyramid Head

Missing since: 22 Apr 2017
Notes left: 30
Last seen at: Midwich Elementary School's Otherworld Boiler
In Origins the painting was likely there as an Easter Egg for fans, but it could also have implications of PH's history with the town itself as well. That's the way I look at it.

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Flames render the silence, awakening the hungry beast.
Open time's door to beckon prey.



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