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Hey, me and shortness go a long way back, so shut up!”— Shorty
Shorty is one of the residents of Big Town in Fallout 3.
Background[edit | edit source]
Although diminutive, Shorty received his nick-name from the fellow residents of Big Town due to his fiery temper (Short-T.) The Lone Wanderer first came across Shorty in the basement kitchen of Germantown police HQ, where he was being held captive, soon to become a super mutant meal.
Interactions with the player character[edit | edit source]
Interactions overview[edit | edit source]
|This character can be enslaved with the Mesmetron.|
|This character is a temporary party member.|
|This character is involved in quests.|
Quests[edit | edit source]
- Big Trouble in Big Town: As an optional objective, the Lone Wanderer has to save Shorty in addition to Red.
Other interactions[edit | edit source]
If Shorty is undiscovered during Big Trouble in Big Town and encountered after completing this quest, he will act as if you had saved him.
Inventory[edit | edit source]
Drops on death
Notes[edit | edit source]
- Shorty's name is rather appropriate because he is probably one of the shortest non-child non-player characters in the game.
- Shorty is also one of the only people in Big Town who hasn't had a 'fling' with Bittercup. The only other exception is Dusty.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Shorty appears only in Fallout 3.
- Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition p.96: "Shorty
Although diminutive, Shorty received his nick-name from the fellow residents of Big Town due to his fiery temper: "Short-T." Currently, he's praying for a quick death in the basement kitchen of the Germantown Police Station."
(Fallout 3 Official Game Guide Game of the Year Edition Wasteland Census)