|First Appearance||"Knockin' on Heaven's Door"|
|Last Appearance||"Counsel of Despair"|
|Series Lifespan||"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" to present.|
James Stein is a survivor featured in Dead Island. He is the leader of the survivors barricaded inside the Lighthouse. He was one of the two people that saved the Hero in the beginning of the game.
He was one of the survivors in the Lifeguard Tower but left with a few willing people to the Lighthouse, namely the merchant Javier Wimsatt, Evan, Ned, Monica Goldberg, Linda, Mick Fler, Colin Kugler, Jessica Nelson, Maggie Spacy, Darvin Bark, Trevor Cohen, Marcus Davis, and an unnamed survivor.
The other survivors went with John Sinamoi.
"Knockin' on Heaven's Door"Edit
He gives the Hero the quest "Knockin' on Heaven's Door", in which he asks the Hero to help out the other survivors in his group.
"Counsel of Despair"Edit
After "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" is complete, James also offers the quest "Counsel of Despair", in which he asks the Hero to complete the unfinished "HELP" sign north of the Lighthouse.
- Sam B
- Logan Carter
- Xian Mei
- Monica Goldberg
- Mick Fler
- Colin Kugler
- Jessica Nelson
- Maggie Spacy
- Darvin Bark
- Trevor Cohen
- Marcus Davis