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Not to be confused with The Position.
The Mayor is a supporting character in the Drawn to Life series, appearing as a main character in the original Drawn to Life and making cameo appearances in every other installment in the series. The Mayor is an old Raposa who was the seventh mayor of Rapoville. The Mayor is also the father of Mari, whom is his successor and the current mayor of Rapoville. His role throughout his appearances is as an advisor of the Hero, for he helps them on their quest to stop Wilfre.
The Mayor is an elderly male Raposa depicted with orange fur, a pair of white eyebrows, and a white moustache. The Mayor is commonly seen wearing a brown bowler hat, and he is sometimes shown wearing a monocle over his eye. He is often seen holding a wooden cane. His attire consists of a blue jacket with a white shirt underneath and grey pants.
Before the events of Drawn to Life, The Mayor is known to have eventually reached the time where it was his job to become the leader of the village. He babysat Indee when Indee's father went on adventures. When Mari was born, The Mayor took good care of her as his daughter. Soon, she made best friends with Jowee. Jowee didn't have any parents, which led to The Mayor being the closest fatherly figure he had. The Mayor was very protective over the Book of Life and defended it. However, he was fooled by Wilfre who went into Creation Hall, stole the Book of Life, and later tore up the pages. The Mayor watched the village fall until only him, Mari and Jowee were left in Rapoville.
Drawn to Life
In Drawn to Life, the Mayor is first seen trying to convince Isaac and Mya, Isaac's wife, to stay in the village. Distraught, they leave to search for their daughter Cindi, who went missing. The Mayor didn't believe Mari when she told him that The Creator had spoken to her, so he abandoned the village and left to go to the Snow Fields in order to find Isaac and Mya. When The Hero rescues him, The Mayor regrets not believing in Mari and returns to the village. The Mayor then takes it upon himself to rescue the village from the Darkness. Throughout the game, he works with The Hero to save the village and defeat Wilfre.
After The Hero defeats Frostwind, The Mayor announces that Mari will be the next mayor. He says that she must begin her training to do so, and that a festival will be held to celebrate. Mari's reluctance to sort out the village annoyed The Mayor intensely. When she was assigned to help him book a village meeting, she had forgot which led to her yelling at her father about how she shouldn't be the next mayor. After their argument, The Mayor felt guilty and decided to talk to her after Wilfre was defeated. While taking a walk near the forest gate, he was ambushed by Wilfre. Wilfre killed him in order to obtain the Book of Life and tear the creations to shreds.
At the end of the game The Mayor is shown to be a spirit alongside The Hero, watching over the village together.
Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (Wii)
The Mayor doesn't make any appearances in-person, although he does appear in the recap segment of the first cutscene, in two paintings in Mari's House, and as a bust outside of Village Hall. He is also mentioned by Mari throughout the game.
Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter
In Wilfre's Wasteland, when The Hero is left by themselves, The Mayor returns to guide them on destroying the barrier around Wilfre's castle. Once The Hero accomplishes this, The Mayor isn't seen again. Strangely, the Mayor does not appear transparent or show any other ghostly features
- Mayor is one of a few characters to have a canon voice, being voiced by David J Franco.
- According to Joseph Tringali, the Mayor was never given a proper name in production.
- The Mayor incorrectly calls Icy Lake "Snow Lake" at some point in the game.
- He wears a monocle over his right eye in the European and Korean boxart. In the American and Japanese boxart, the monocle is over his left eye.
- This is most likely caused by the Mayor's art being flipped.
- A grave for the Mayor can be found in Lock's Quest.
- The Mayor appears alongside Mari and Jowee in the opening cutscene of Drawn to Life: Two Realms.
A statue of The Mayor seen outside Village Hall in Drawn to Life: The Next Chapter (Wii).