|“||A middle aged woman with a family history of diabetes. According to your policy, your secretary is older and weaker, and therefore less worthy to survive.||”|
— William is introduced to Addy by Jigsaw[src]
She was portrayed by Janelle Hutchison.
Addy was a middle-aged woman with a family history of diabetes. Nonetheless, she was full of the joys of life and spent most of her time with her friends and her loving family. Addy worked as the secretary of William Easton, the senior vice president of the department for membership and claims of the Umbrella Health insurance company. Therefore, she had a rather subordinate role in the company and administrated all of William's working appointments. While Addy herself had nothing to do with the dismissal of the clients' coverage, for which William's department was known, she and her colleagues were ultimately targeted by John Kramer, better known as the Jigsaw Killer. (Saw VI)
One day, all of them were abducted and taken to the abandoned Rowan Zoological Institute by Detective Mark Hoffman, John Kramer's successor after his death. Hoffman trapped Addy and William's file clerk, Allen, inside a large, empty aquarium. They had to stand on two small platforms with their hands shackled behind their backs. Additionally, their abductor put nooses of barbed wire around their necks and gagged them. (Saw VI)
Shortly afterward, William, who was also trapped in the zoo, came across the aquarium, but couldn't see his colleagues as the aquarium was without light. In front of the glass pane, he noticed a panel with two handles, each one attached to a chain. When he passed them, he saw the words "TAKE" and "THEM" on two monitors. William initially refused to obey and tried to go on. However, after a few seconds, he heard a beeping sound from an electronic strap around his right arm, which would explode if he ignored Jigsaw's rules. Therefore, he went back, and reluctantly took the handles. Upon doing so, the chains tightened, and a spotlight turned on a mechanical ventriloquist puppet standing on another small platform with a noose of barbed wire around its neck. One moment later, the platform folded away. The doll swung forward and hit the glass panel, giving a suggestion of what would happen next. Two spotlights turned on and revealed Allen and Addy on their platforms. The puppet introduced William to his colleagues and confronted him with his business policies. According to those, Addy was less worthy of living as she had a family history of diabetes, while Allen was perfectly healthy but had no living relatives who would miss him. Finally, the puppet told William that he had to sacrifice one of them to save the other one. Seconds later, the dummy was pulled up and out of sight by its noose.
William yelled at the puppet and assured his colleagues, who began to panic, that he wouldn't let any of them die. However, moments later, the chains were pulled on further. Allen frantically begged his boss to help him. William tried to defend himself, claiming that this wasn't the way he decided about the fate of his clients. The game, however, went on, and the chains were pulled on again. While his colleagues begged William for help, the two monitors on the panel showed him photos of Addy with her family and pictures of Allen, who walked around all alone. As the chains were pulled tight, Allen and Addy were forced to walk towards the edge of their respective platforms. William burst out crying and apologized before he finally let go of the handle holding Allen, which immediately whipped back. His file clerk was subsequently released from his shackles. Realizing that William had sentenced him to death, he angrily yelled at him. Seconds later, his platform folded away, causing Allen to swing forward and hit the glass panel. As he was hanged to death, his blood splashed against the pane, moments before he was pulled up and out of sight, just like the puppet. A few moments later, Addy was released from her shackles as well. She immediately took the gag from her mouth and, in tears, thanked William for her salvation. William then told her to be careful and to look for a way out as he had to go on. He then left her behind and continued his own game. (Saw VI)
The Metropolitan Police Department found and raided the zoo shortly afterward. As the police secured and searched the entire building, they discovered Addy and freed her from the aquarium. The events surrounding the massacre were later reported to the public by the news channels. (Saw 3D)
Following the events at the zoo, Addy joined a self-help group of Jigsaw survivors, who met in a local church. She was present when Bobby Dagen, another supposed Jigsaw survivor, who had earned much fame and wealth by publishing his story of surviving one of Jigsaw's traps, spoke to them. He told the group about his own experience and encouraged them not to feel ashamed for what they had gone through. After Bobby's dramatic speech, another survivor, Dr. Lawrence Gordon, stood up and sarcastically mocked him and his "remarkable" ability to get something positive out of his horrifying experiences. Bobby, however, tried to act confident and thanked him. Therefore, Gordon and the other confused members of the group applauded him, showing their gratitude for being part of his story. (Saw 3D)
Not much can be said about Addy's personality due to her short screen time. What can be said, however, is that she was a person who enjoyed her life and was beloved by her friends and family. Her photos and her gratefulness towards William suggest that she was a very kind-hearted woman.
Appearances and References
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|Full Disclosure Report||The Scott Tibbs Documentary||Saw: The Video Game||Saw II: Flesh & Blood|