Jack's mother isn't named, and Jack doesn't express love for her. She was regularly abused by Jack's father. When Jack was nine, he watched his father beat her with a cane at the dinner table in front of the whole family. In the hospital, she backs up her husband's lie – that her injuries are from a fall. Unlike Wendy, she's entirely passive and, apparently, does nothing to shield herself or her children from abuse. She's a tragic figure who doesn't seem to have a voice at all.