Great Lanta

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Great Lanta
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Part ofEast Coast
 
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Great Lanta is an area mentioned by Father Clifford, and is located on the shores of the East Coast.

Background

It was invaded by slavers at one point. However, one slave group led by a man named Ehren was disbanded by Ehren himself, and the slaves were freed.[1]

Inhabitants

Notes

  • The name of the location implies a connection to the city of Atlanta, Georgia, yet Clifford claims Great Lanta is found on the shores of the ocean. As Atlanta is a landlocked city, not a coastal one, Clifford is likely referring to Atlantic City, New Jersey. Still, Atlanta is in proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and Atlanta's nickname of "Hot 'Lanta" is similar to "Great Lanta".

Appearances

Great Lanta is mentioned only in Fallout 3.

References

  1. Clifford: "Today we hear the story of Saint Monica. She was born in Great Lanta on the shores of the Ocean. Her parents were both Ghouls. Yes, that’s right, I said Ghouls. That she was conceived at all was a miracle. That she was born unafflicted was an even greater miracle. God tested Saint Monica. She did not lead an easy life. Sold into slavery by Raiders, she was forced to sell her body. They took her only son, Ehren, from her and sold him. She prayed every night to God for his safety. She did not pray for herself, although her burden was great. Each night she would preach the word of God to the Slavers. After sixteen years, God provided a miracle. One of the Slavers repented his wicked ways and helped her to escape. Four years she looked for Ehren. Four years she wandered the Wasteland. God looked over her in those years. When she found her son, she found he was a wicked man. Ehren had overthrown his masters and taken their place. He was an owner of men. Ehren took his mother to be his slave, even knowing who she was, for Ehren blamed her for his painful early life. Each day Ehren would think of a new and wicked trial to put her through. She would only smile at him and say, "I forgive you." Each morning she would be miraculously healed as if nothing had happened. When Ehren truly realized her love and God's love was boundless, he flung himself at her feet and begged for Saint Monica’s forgiveness. Ehren released all of his slaves, and they rejoiced. He repented all his wicked ways. Who among us is without sin? Who among us can claim to be innocent? Come, brothers and sisters, let us pray to God and Saint Monica for deliverance from our sins, as Ehren was delivered from his. Amen. Let us pray."
    (Clifford's dialogue)