After a brief stint in a military hospital, Alex Shepherd returns to his hometown of Shepherd's Glen after having disturbing dreams concerning his younger brother. But he finds his mother in a nearly catatonic state and his father and brother are both missing. He searches through his nearly abandoned hometown, looking for answers that will lead him to his brother, only to find that Shepherd's Glen is not the town he remembers. Written by
Evil welcomes you back home.
Did You Know?
The trucker in the beginning says "Hometown?" to Alex as he drops him off in Shepherd's Glen. The original song for Silent Hill was remade in Silent Hill 3 under the title "Hometown". See more
The flag on Alex's jacket is backwards. Alex is wearing a military jacket, and it's a tradition in the U.S. military for servicemen to wear a backwards flag on their right shoulder. See more
The town seems empty. All the stores are closed or boarded up. What's going on?
It's complicated, Alex. A lot of things have happened since you left.