We knew for a lot of players, there was this fantasy of finding her alive or that she was a time traveler or she was something else. Life is Strange Wiki is a FANDOM Games Community. and Tricksters: A Prelude to Biblical Folklore. Pictures of Rachel also appear in the Prices' photo book. Frymer-Kensky, Tikva. To, Although the Torah teaches us that there are four. The yahrzeit (day of passing) of our matriarch Rachel is the 11th of Cheshvan, the month following Tishrei. The two often got into varying degrees of mischief and spent most of their time in their secret hideout, a den in the American Rust Junkyard. DONTNOD has confirmed that this postcard was in fact sent by Rachel herself. - Chloe: "They're in denial. With an outstanding GPA of 4.0, she was considered the quintessential representation of Blackwell by Principal Wells and excelled in both her studies and numerous extracurricular activities. When searching the file on the computer of Nathan Prescott, they look at a highly disturbing picture that Nathan drew that says "Rachel in the Dark Room", hinting that Rachel is trapped somewhere and Nathan is somehow connected to her disappearance. Based on the information found in Arcadia Bay, Rachel was a popular student who attended Blackwell Academy. Accidental overdose by Nathan Prescott (according to Jefferson) According to Chloe, she was also smart and had an eye for images and art, just like Max. From the Zohar we learn a deep secret about appearances: “He who is small is [indeed] great.” The smaller we are in our own eyes, the greater we appear in the eyes of God (and in fact, in the eyes of all other nations). Maybe I just want you to find it when I'm not around so we never have to talk about it. They revisit the spot later in the episode to confirm that her body is still there. She partied a lot, took drugs and had an affection for punk-rock like Chloe, expressed in both her music taste and style. Only Chloe didn't want to give up, believing she was still out there and distributed Missing Person posters all over the town. Lines and paragraphs break automatically. and Tricksters: A Prelude to Biblical Folklore. Weight Physical Description Rachel was 5'5" and weighed 110 lbs (165 cm and 50 kg). Leah bears three more children; and finally, after eleven children have been born to Jacob, Rachel bears a son and names him Joseph (“he adds”). Of course, I wonder who took the photo. In this episode, Max visits the bathroom on her way to get ready for breakfast with Chloe. Secret files from David's computer furthermore reveal that he was actually investigating her for some time before her disappearance. in the Bible: A Feminist Approach. Chloe begins digging, and the pair uncovers Rachel's body, at exactly the same place where the doe had originated before in Episode 2. “The Nature of the Biblical Teraphim in the Light (Episode 3: Chaos Theory - Chloe's bedroom. “Another Look at Rachel’s Theft of the Teraphim.” Journal in the Bible: A Feminist Approach. Rosh HaShanah, the “day of remembrance,” is the day that Rachel, after having been barren for many years, was remembered by God to bear a son. But Rachel alone takes action: she steals her father’s teraphim, his household gods (Gen 31:19). The younger daughter of Laban and wife of Jacob, Rachel is the mother of Joseph and Benjamin, who become two of the twelve tribes of Israel (Gen 35:24; 46:15–18). Chloe mentions Rachel staying over at her place regularly, though does never mention her parents or her place apart from the remark above, which might hint at a complicated family situation. Jacob already has children, but Rachel herself wishes to acquire children through her surrogate (as does Bilhah). Biblical Quarterly 52 (1990): 203–222. The yahrzeit of Rachel consummates the birth (from the womb of mother) of the year. Being born on July 22, 1994 in California would make her 29 degrees Cancer unless she was born at 7 pm or later. Jacob supplanted his elder sibling, but Rachel didn’t succeed in supplanting hers at marriage. Chloe becomes upset, saying she recognizes the spot in the photo of Rachel and Nathan. The full forty-one day period from Rosh HaShanah to the 11th of Cheshvan can thus be understood to be a continuation and extension of the spiritual service of Rosh HaShanah (which equals from 1 to 41, as stated above).The yahrzeit of Rachel consummates the birth (from the womb of mother) of the year. They discover incriminating sexual pictures of Rachel, taken while she was drugged. 110 lbs (50 kg) The reader knows what Jacob does not—that Rachel has taken the gods and is now in danger, not only from her father, but also from the oath. Joyce Price fondly calls her a "hell-raiser", while Chloe refers to her as her "angel". van der Toorn, Karel. The prophet Isaiah says: “If (אִם) God has washed the filth of the daughters of Zion…,” implying that it is the mother-principle (personified by our matriarch Rachel, who in particular is referred to in Kabbalah as the lower mother, the sefirah of kingdom, whose Divine Name is Adni, the Name of God that appears in this verse) that washes clean the filth of the daughters of Zion, the souls of her children. Rachel's case has even caught the interest of a national reality show revolving around missing person cases. They also find files connecting Rachel to Nathan Prescott and David Madsen, who accused her of drug dealing.  At the point of the game's plot setting in, there are no signs of her parents actively looking for her. Chloe also refers to the tornado terrorizing Arcadia Bay as "Rachel's revenge". They even planned to leave Arcadia Bay together to head for Los Angeles, California. She has occupancy of Jacob’s bed and trades a night with Jacob for the mandrakes. In the bathroom of the Two Whales Diner, the same can be said with the graffiti, as "Rachel A owes me a BJ" can be seen on the wall of one of the cubicles. 41 is the gematria of “mother” (אֵם). She tells Max that Rachel's parents have given up hope looking for her, choosing to believe she just moved away, rather than face the unknown. Chloe says that Rachel's parents were in denial over Rachel being "missing". While there is nothing in Season 1 that would confirm Chloe to have been anything more than a friend to Rachel, there is also nothing that suggests she couldn't have been more. He accidentally lets it slip that Frank made a "blood oath" with Rachel, but tells Max not to let anyone know he said anything. The word "just" has been added as an insert here, like an afterthought by Rachel. Given that Max has powers herself, the possibility is there when Chloe says, "this storm could be Rachel’s Revenge... Our revenge...". Hair Color So says God: “A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping; Rachel weeps for her children, she refuses to be comforted, for her children, who is not.” So says God: “Keep your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears; for there is reward for your effort, says God; and they shall return from the land of the enemy. However, Nathan Prescott describes her as a "fiend on her own", which implies she was a drug addict. ), "Departed loved ones can also speak to us through butterflies. Her diverse goals included a career in international law and fashion modeling, and she was very ambitious to realize her dreams.. And I don't want you to hate me. In Chloe's room, there is a postcard from Rachel saying she misses Chloe and wishes she were there with her. Explaining that it was not the custom to give the younger in marriage first, he promises Rachel to Jacob at the end of the week of the wedding feast, on the proviso that Jacob work another seven years to pay off a second bride price (Gen 29:15–30). When this full, rectified state of consciousness and recognition is integrated into our souls, the letters of the word “small” (מְעַט) inverts to spell the word for “taste” (טָעַם), referring specifically to the goodly taste of the secrets of the Torah, which will be revealed by Mashiach, may he come and redeem us speedily in our days. In 2010, she got to know Chloe Price, as they were both Blackwell students, and soon they became very close friends. Friends Rachel Dawn Amber Rachel runs home to tell of his presence, and Laban invites Jacob to the house (Gen 29:9–14). In the alternative timeline, not much is known about Rachel, but she is still missing, and probably already dead as in the original timeline. Note: These are theories developed prior to the release of Episode 5: Polarized. Rachel, who died young, becomes an image of tragic womanhood. The following is what Max wrote about Rachel in her journal: Where is Rachel Amber? It is also implied that she used Frank Bowers to facilitate her drug habit. Chloe reveals that they had planned to gather enough funds to move to Los Angeles together, to start a new life. When Max tells Chloe about this, she feels betrayed and states that Rachel had lied to her. Before the blowing of the shofar on Rosh HaShanah, we meditate upon God’s 22-letter Name, whose numerical value is 1681, the square of 41. She regularly attended Vortex Club parties. Later, Max and Chloe explore the "Dark Room", a survival bunker under the Prescott Barn. Game Information Love Interests I argue that the spirit world is a tangible reality in Senegal. The blue jay in Chloe's house constantly dying in one theory is representative of Chloe's deaths and in another is representative of Rachel in that no matter how you try to save it, it's always going to die, foreshadowing that Rachel is dead.