| Willi von Haderlitz |
First Class Passenger
|Died|| 14 April, 1912|
Electric Bath, RMS Titanic
|Aboard the Titanic|
|Accompanied by||Colonel Zeitel|
|Occupation||Junior Professor at the University of Vienna|
- "Things aren't always what they seem, yes? Like me, for example. I am German, but I am also a friend to others. Perhaps, even, the English."
- —Willie von Haderlitz
Willi von Haderlitz (d. 14 April, 1912) is a young man who is studying Sigmund Freud's works at the University of Vienna. He is travelling on the ship (supposedly as a young protégé to Colonel Zeitel). Zeitel states he is inspecting the German Embassies to Cuba, Mexico and the United States, whereas Willi plans to proceed to the western United States in order to study (in Zeitel's words) "aboriginal cultures" as he is also fascinated by American Indian societies. However, he is in fact a double agent who is working for the Russian Authorities against Zeitel's plans.
His part in the storyEdit
Optional Café Parisien meetingEdit
When Frank meets Max Seidelman on the Boat Deck, he invites him to play blackjack in the Smoking Room. Frank agrees to go with him but first they swing by the Café Parisien where they meet Colonel Zeitel and his young protégé. They talk to Frank about what their occupations are.
Willi later requests a meeting with Frank via Smethells and asks that they meet in the Squash Court. He challenges Frank to a fencing match and if Frank beats him, he will commend him and let it slip that Colonel Zeitel has an interest in paintings. WhenSmethells talks to Frank he will give him Willi's Ring as a token of Willi's appreciation for their match. (unless you play more than one round with Willi before you leave, in which case he gives you the ring personally as 'a token of friendship')
The Ring and Willi's DeathEdit
Frank should take the ring to Trask and ask for a reading. A cut screen shows Willi in the Electric Bath. However, it malfunctions and he is killed. When Frank talks to Penny Pringle, she believes he may have been murdered. It is later revealed that Willi was working for the Russians, and Zeitel had intentionally rigged the Electric Bath to malfunction so as to kill Willi.
Willi's body is never removed from the electric bath and it goes down with the ship.
Willi and ClarisEdit
While on the ship, Willi befriended Claris Limehouse on the first night out, 10 April, in the First Class Lounge. The two began a relationship, and Limehouse was later distraught to hear of his death. Willi had instructed Claris to tell anyone who brought her his ring to tell them about his notebook, and she does so.
|Passengers of the RMS Titanic|
|First Class||Sasha Barbicon | Eric Burns | Stephanie Burns | Frank Carlson | Daisy Cashmore | George Quincy Clifford | Andrew Conkling | Beatrix Conkling | Henry Gorse-Jones | Ribeena Gorse-Jones | Bruce Ismay | Georgia Lambeth | Charles Lambeth | Claris Limehouse | Mrs. Limehouse | Buick Riviera | Max Seidelmann | Isidor Straus | Leyland Trask | Willi von Haderlitz | Alfred Zeitel|
|Second Class||Penny Pringle | Edgar Troutt|
|Third Class||Edward Hacker | Jack Hacker | Shailagh Hacker|
|Crew||Lift Attendant | Third Officer Morrow | Seaman 1 | Seaman 2 | Seaman 3 | John Smethells | Stoker | The Purser|