We can't always fight nature, John. Dutch and those who sided with him escape, leaving Arthur and John behind. As these locations serve as a monument to technological and industrial progression and government-enforced order and peace, all of which Dutch violently opposes. Milton kills Hosea in front of Dutch to taunt him, and in the ensuing gunfight and escape Lenny also dies and the gang is separated with a few members, including Dutch, stowing away on a ship to hide. The pair decided to take the boy under their wing teaching him how to read, write, hunt, fight, shoot and ride becoming their first protégé. With Dutch himself and Hosea becoming fatherly figures to both of them, implementing a family-like relationship with the gang members that have stuck by him for over several years. "Dutch" is not the character's legal name, however no official media references his actual given name. Dutch and Hosea later found themselves in the town of Kettering, Ohio, where the two posed as international merchants, conning twelve locals into buying $300 worth of shares into a fictional Portuguese shipping company. In his final moments, Dutch expressed remorse for his actions, likening himself to a monster and telling John that he couldn't stop fighting for his ideas - despite the futility of it - because he was unable to combat his own fundamental nature. On March 9th, 1877, the pair managed to escape from their cell by unknown means, tying up and robbing the sheriff in the process. This resulted in Dutch trusting in Micah so much that when it was revealed that the latter was the Pinkerton spy, Dutch couldn't bring himself to admit this fact, even after Micah had shot and killed Susan Grimshaw. After Jack is kidnapped by the Braithwaites, Dutch orders an assault on Braithwaite Manor. After recovering, Dutch takes Arthur and the others to rescue Javier. In Red Dead Redemption 2, which is a prequel to the original Red Dead Redemption game, players assume the role of Arthur Morgan, one of the main members of the Van der Linde gang spear-headed by Dutch Van der Linde. He had the utmost faith in his gang to overcome almost any situation regardless of the odds and regarded his most capable lieutenants such as Arthur Morgan and John Marston as his collective ace in the hole. Gameplay Affiliations Nastas tells Marston and MacDougal of Dutch's fortress in the mountains called Cochinay. At this time, Dutch was an altruistic and idealistic rogue, believing the gang could make a difference in the world. Dutch charms Bronte with his skills of deception, and the crime boss agrees to give back Jack if the gang deals with a bunch of grave robbers operating in the Saint Denis cemetery. When Lenny and Arthur hit the station, it turns out that there is barely any cash there, but rather it was a set-up with lawmen waiting for them. Since Dutch was wanted in the area, he personally couldn't go to spring Micah, so he sent his enforcer in his stead. With Arthur, it is clearly shown that Dutch deliberately left him to die when he could have helped him. Another part of Dutch's philosophy seems to be a desire to return to the older ways. You see Dutch Van DerLinde throughout the first six chapters of RDR2. Arthur says that Dutch has a very strong bond with his horse, The Count. He would often make motivational speeches to encourage the gang to come together in times of hardship while preaching that "loyalty" and "faith" were among the highest and most honorable tenets. Dutch quickly sees a way to cause a distraction in the sugar refinery. The mission is a success, and the gang learns about a Cornwall train traveling nearby and finds dynamite to take it out. All those remaining in the camp then enter a standoff as nobody is sure who to side with. They use dynamite to block the path, and order the soldiers to drop their weapons. In 1911, Javier Escuella claimed that Van der Linde was in Colombia during a conversation with John Marston, though this later turned out to be false as Dutch came out of hiding and formed a new gang comprised of disaffected young natives, which operated in West Elizabeth. Uncle - Shot by Edgar Ross's men. Ever since the original Red Dead Redemption was released back in 2010 and swiftly completed by Matt he has been eagerly anticipating another return to the Wild West. Dutch Loved Arthur To The End. Sometime later, after considerable persuasion from Micah, Dutch decides to attend a “truce” meeting with Colm O'Driscoll. Realizing that they can't stay in the area, he decides to move further east, and sends Charles and Arthur to investigate an area in Lemoyne for a new camp location. 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