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Catherine is an adult and mature-oriented puzzle video game developed and Vincent can't force himself to bring his new relationship with Catherine to an end. bad, and an extended true version while a neutral "Freedom" ending only has two versions. . When playing on easy and normal difficulty, players can push the. Freedom defines her entire attitude and feelings towards life: she's impulsive and resists Catherine spends more time with Vincent as their relationship develops, . this is the last time she's seen normally in the game (except in her endings). And as awesome as Catherine's end is, I doubt it too (dammit i wish I didn't put into the true freedom ending as opposed to normal/bad, along with it being of marriage as a whole.. every damn quote lol So true freedom.
The question is "Would you risk everything to get your lover back? You can choose either "Of course! You can answer either "Yes" or "No". Refer to the section of the specific ending you want to receive for the appropriate response. Question 3 is "Do you wish for the excitement of chaos?
Question 4 is variable, and the question you receive changes based on the answers given to Questions 2 and 3. Answer "Yes" to Question 2 and "Yes" to Question 3. Question 4 will be "Which of these do you truly wish for? Answer "Yes" to Question 2 and "No" to Question 3.
Question 4 will be "Are you prepared to live in peace, forever?
The purpose of doing so is both to punish them for their sins, and also to remove them from women with whom they have no intent of reproduction, freeing up those females for the "good of the species. Depending on the player's previous choices, Vincent may also request one last meeting with Catherine or Katherine.
Endings Depending on the way certain questions and text messages are answered, Catherine has a total of eight endings based on three central narratives. The alignment endings i. Catherine and Katherine feature a good, bad, and an extended true version while a neutral "Freedom" ending only has two versions.
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Vincent and Katherine marry. Katherine leaves Vincent due to his cheating with Catherine. Mutton and Vincent's other friends are able to prove to Katherine that Catherine is not real, and thus Vincent has not cheated.
Vincent and Katherine get back together and resume planning their wedding. Same as the corresponding Good ending, except Katherine and Vincent actually do marry. Vincent proposes marriage to the succubus, Catherine, but she turns him down due to him still wanting a quiet life.
Vincent proposes marriage to the succubus, Catherine, and she considers it. Her father Nergal appears and objects, but Vincent insists, and Catherine agrees. Same as the corresponding Good ending, but Vincent is later able to seduce an entire harem of succubi and overthrow Nergal, becoming the King of the Underworld with Catherine as his Queen.
Vincent turns down both women, saying neither is truly what he desires, and he has his life ahead of him to find what he wants.Catherine: Ending - Freedom True Ending [8 of 8] (Gameplay)
Mutton is shocked at this turn of events and apologizes for pulling Vincent into the nightmare world. Vincent borrows some money from Mutton to place a bet on a wrestling match, but loses.
Same as the corresponding Good ending, but Vincent wins his bet and uses the money to engage in space tourism, his true childhood dream. Vincent contently asks, "Why live a life without doing what you want?
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That's just a recipe for a life of misery. Trisha breaks the fourth wall by revealing that she is actually Ishtar, one of the goddesses overseeing the entire nightmare process, and that the true purpose of the nightmares was for her to test the player for fitness to replace Mutton, the last man who successfully climbed the tower, as her consort due to his infidelity. Catherine deals heavily with the themes of commitment, relationships, love, infidelity, sexuality and sexual abuse, maturity, while intertwining the horror and mystery of a rash of unexplained deaths of young men, rumored to be the "Women's Wrath": The game also contains examples of female-on-male-rape Vincent by Catherine, and Archie Wallace by his mother.
The game avoids the concepts of "good" and "evil", but rather, embraces "Chaos" and "order". For example, Katherine isn't necessarily "good" and Catherine isn't necessarily "evil". Instead of black-and-white "right" and "wrong", the story focuses on grey-and-grey moral ambiguity.
For example, players can view Katherine as "wrong" because of her bossy, domineering attitude towards Vincent, lying about her pregnancy so he won't leave her, and trying to pressure him into marriage which he isn't comfortable with. Catherine can be viewed as Vincent's savior from Katherine; despite that she is a succubus who will contribute to his death, Vincent can arguably be seen as bringing this fate on himself for cheating on Katherine.
Catherine can also be seen as "wrong", since she is a succubus who enters Vincent's life, knowing that she may kill him as a result. Catherine can also be viewed as a rapist towards Vincent.
While Katherine can be seen as a rational and caring counterpart, as seen when she send text mails asking about his well being, giving him cake as a present and worrying about his expenses and how in the end she tells Vincent the truth about her pregnancy being a false alarm even if it meant he might leave her. The game does not try to shame or guilt trip the player for choosing one woman over the other and accepts both possibilities for whoever they pursue, nor does it shame the player for choosing neither women and going with the Freedom ending.
At the very end of the game, it is revealed that one of the main characters, Erica Andersonis a transgender woman, a demographic not often represented in video games.
She has zero tolerance for anything she finds immature and mean-spirited. Katherine is always straight-forward, and doesn't appreciate between-the-lines insinuations or passive-aggressive accusations, both of which Vincent is guilty of.
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She frequently texts Vincent to let him know what's new as well as her feelings. Katherine is a bit of a workaholic who puts her career above almost everything else. When Vincent admits to working severe overtime with no extra pay, she chides him for being taken advantage of it and not taking a stand for himself. She never tells him to relax when it comes to work and accepts work as a valid excuse if he misses time with her. Katherine ordering Vincent to be neater.
At times, Katherine can seem overbearing, naggy and bossy with a domineering attitude towards Vincent. For example, she is trying to pressure him into marriage which he isn't comfortable with. She proves that if someone can't be trusted to do something right, she will take care of it for them. The clearest example of this is when she takes full control of their finances after Vincent consistently spends all his money on new computers, cell phones, alcohol and cigarettes.
Another example is that she hates Vincent's messy apartment roomand one of her texts reveals she has a set of spare keys to Vincent's apartment and she cleaned it for him at least once Vincent may condone this or reply "Don't touch my stuff. The only time she kisses Vincent or tells him she loves him is during the Katherine True Ending.
Most times she leaves him with a simple "Goodbye". Whether this is a result of their recent relationship troubles or because of her natural personality is unknown.
It's unknown how she feels about Vincent's drinking and smoking habits although she once sent a text saying Vincent shouldn't drink too much which shows that she cares about Vincent's health, and because of this, she probably doesn't like the idea of Vincent smoking. This is affirmed by her smug smiling when she says that Vincent should stop smoking since it won't be good for the child. From this, it can be deduced that Katherine loves and cares for Vincent in her own way.
However, this is likely intentional by Katherine, hinting that she wants to become pregnant so that when she has a child, Vincent won't leave her and commit to marriage. Even though her fidelity was called into question with Steve Delhommeshe has only made one lie of omission in the game: While clues have been left that Katherine might have been lying about the pregnancy as a test for Vincent to pass, her reaction during the break up with him paints a clearer picture.
She not only tells him that the knowledge of the pregnancy actually scared her, but admits to him she knew about the news earlier, but didn't tell him because she feared he would leave her. She feels guilty about this and realizes she was not being honest with Vincent, and how she was being manipulative by trying to "trap" Vincent with a child.
Her moral conscience arises when she decides to tell Vincent this truth. Katherine Meets Catherine Katherine meets Catherine.
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The only things in the game shown to rattle her are when she murders Catherine though it happens in a dreamand when she is effectively dealing with the possibility of being pregnant completely alone, as Vincent is off in his own world. She also gets emotional and tears up when breaking up with Vincent, and later, when Vincent asks for forgiveness after his friends support that Catherine was not real.
It can also be inferred that Katherine enjoys fashion, given she puts the effort into painting her nails and wears eyeshadow. She works at a clothing company and seems to go on a shopping spree in one of the endings although it could be argued her working at a clothing company doesn't necessarily means she likes clothing, and that the boxes in her ending may not be clothes either.
In an interview, her voice actress Michelle Ruff said Katherine is also very vulnerable, yet strong and courageous, saying she stands up for herself and what she believes is best for her. I really relied on my own experiences to put myself in her shoes. I think you'll find when you listen to her, she's really close to my own natural voice. I really tried to be as vulnerable as I could in that booth when we were recording.
She has dreams and emotions and feelings that make her special and unique. She really wants Vincent to see her for that and love her for her uniqueness. She is the strong one in their relationship and I think she is really hoping that Vincent will step up and finally be the strong one. Katherine's and Vincent's friendship was initially antagonistic, as the boys would often steal and eat her lunch.
Though it upset her, she began giving Vincent her snacks, indicating that she had a crush on him. They also knew each other in high school, where Katherine was a cheerleader. They met again during their year high school reunion. Afterwards when she was depressed, Vincent ran to her side in the middle of the night and comforted her. He found out that she was having dating problems and started to give her advice, but ended up falling for her himself. While seemingly romantic, Erica theorizes that Katherine only started dating him because her maternal instincts and dominant personality wouldn't allow her to leave a slacker like Vincent alone.
The two have been in a steady relationship for the past 5 years, though Vincent isn't interested in taking it to the next level, and Katherine's parents have started to pressure her to marry. It is ambiguous if this is what Katherine truly wants, or if she is vulnerable to peer pressure.
Catherine Katherine's first scenes in the game are with Vincent, arguing over his lack of overtime pay and inability to stand up for himself. Katherine introduces the possibility of marriage between them. Though he blows her off, she continues bringing it up in texts and conversations until she finally tells him that she thinks she's pregnant and will probably have to take maternity leave. Although initially upset by his sheer terror, he manages to calm her down.
Katherine's pregnancy Katherine almost discovers Catherine. In the following days, she visits him at home to bring him cake which results in an ant infestationand meets him at Chrono Rabbit, all the time narrowly missing Catherine. She finds out she actually is pregnant, which she tells Vincent, who reacts much the same as he did before. During one of their meetings, Vincent passive-aggressively accuses her of cheating on him with a man named Steve Delhomme, whom she never heard of before. At this point, Katherine mentions the mysterious and intimidating anonymous texts she's been receiving.
These turn out to be from Catherine, sent in an effort to drive a wedge further between her and Vincent. Katherine furious at Vincent for cheating. Later on, she manifests with Catherine in Vincent's dream on Day 8which takes place in his apartment. After a heated exchange of insults between the two women in which they call each other bitches and whores and futile attempts of trying to order each other out of Vincent's room, Katherine, due to Vincent's betrayal and Catherine's constant insults of her worthlessness to Vincent and Catherine's superiority to Katherine, snaps with despair.
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On the edge of her sanity and feeling embarrassed, humiliated and defeated, Katherine silently stands up and moves over the kitchen sink to search for a kitchen knife while still facing and blankly staring at Vincent and Catherine but to no avail as Catherine predicted this and took the knife in advance.
Katherine horrified by Catherine's death. Vincent attempts to calm down Katherine by telling her that he had already called off his affair with Catherine, causing Catherine to snap with rage and jealousy and Catherine blames Katherine for Vincent's confusion.
Catherine claims that if Katherine went away, Vincent could finally be free and attempts to kill Katherine with the kitchen knife.
Vincent tries to defend Katherine and is cut non-fatally in his right lower rib cage. As Katherine dashes over the coffee table to escape, Catherine grabs Katherine's hair, shoves her to the floor and a struggle begins.
Catherine ends up impaling her abdomen while seemingly having the upper-hand on Katherine while they are both on the ground.