Quiet[a] is a fictional character from Konami‘s Metal Gear series. Created by Hideo Kojima and designed by Yoji Shinkawa, she appears in the 2015 action-adventure stealth video game, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain as one of the game bosses opposing the protagonist Venom Snake, but can also become an ally enabling to go on missions with her.
The character is a mute skilled assassin and sniper with supernatural abilities belonging to the covert strike force XOF, a division of the American intelligence agency Cipher. Depending on the player’s actions, she can be captured by Venom Snake and eventually used as a member of his Diamond Dogs mercenary group. Quiet was the source of criticism by some media for contributing to a seemingly oversexualized portrayal of women in video games.