Henry

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Henry is the main character in Firewatch.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Henry is originally from Boulder, Colorado. Julia, his wife, is suffering from early onset dementia. As a result, their marriage is rendered unstable due to his wife's illness. Henry decides whether or not to take care of her himself or put her in a home. She finally receives care and Henry gets a job for the summer as a firewatch post of Two Forks Lookout Area in Wyoming.

He receives a message from Delilah, his boss and fellow firewatch member. The two strike up a close friendship even though her lookout of Thorofare Lookout is a mountain over. He keeps in contact with her using his Radio.

History[edit | edit source]

Henry originally lived in Boulder Colorado. In 1975 one night when out drinking with friends he would meet his future wife Julia,a college professor of evolutionary biology, after an awkward first meeting the two would hit it off quickly developing a romantic relationship. After dating for a year the two eventually moved into an apartment together and adopt a dog. in 1979 the two are married. In 1985 Julia begins to display symptoms of illness which is eventually revealed to be early onset Alzheimer's. The stress of caring for Julia eventually drives Henry to begin drinking heavily. After trying to care for Julia she goes to live with her family back in Australia. This eventually leads Henry to accept the job with the forest service in an effort to get away from his problems.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

He is voiced by Rich Sommer, known for his role as Harry Crane on the TV show Mad Men.