A haunting pipe organ plays in the background. Phoenix Wright has found himself at the edge of the cliff, and is confronted by...a supersized Judge? There is no escape, as the Judge's humongous gavel shoots toward Phoenix. *SLAM*
- Time of Crime: September 6th, 6:28pm
- Location: Expose Park
- Defendant: Maggey Byrde
- Victim: Dustin Prince
- Cause of death: Snap of the Neck caused by a fall
- Murder weapon: None
- Defense Attorney: Phoenix Wright
- Prosecution Lawyer: Winston Payne
Phoenix Wright A defense attorney, and the protagonist of this game. As Phoenix prepares for the trial, he was knocked out by a fire extinguisher. He comes to... but has severe amnesia! Can you defend someone without even knowing what you are doing... or who you are!?
Maggey Byrde A policewoman and the defendant for this case. That's all you know about her. Maggey will tutor you through Court Mode in this case.
Dustin Prince A policeman, and Maggey's boyfriend. He was murdered by an unknown person, most likely Maggey.
Winston Payne A prosecutor who used to be called "The Rookie Killer", but has since fallen from grace. He is also your first opponent in your career. You only face him in this first case.
Richard Wellington A smug witness for this case. He claims to be a first-class college student, and brags about it all of the time.
Maya Fey A girl who says to be your friend, but you don't even remember her.
Gumshoe is a detective. He has taken a liking to Maggey while he was training her.