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You see Ed. Ed's dead.”— In-game description.
He is found dead outside of the Vault door.
Interactions with the player characterEdit
- Ed's purpose is twofold: to immediately show that the outside world is dangerous, and to tell the Vault Dweller that they weren't the first person to leave the vault.
Mariposa Military BaseEdit
- In Fallout, Ed's corpse appears outside of Vault 13. However, it also appears in a cell in the Mariposa Military Base, adjacent to Sarah and her mutant lover, Flip.
- In Fallout 2, he appears in San Francisco in the lower parts of the tanker. Ed can also be seen in The Den buried under debris next to the Brotherhood of Steel's outpost, and in Redding under a pile of rocks near the working elevator that leads to the Wanamingo Mine.
- He is also referenced in Fallout: New Vegas outside Vault 34.
Behind the scenesEdit
A quote about Ed by Fallout lead designer Chris Taylor: "What's the deal with Ed? Ed's dead, baby, Ed's dead." This references a line from the Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction, spoken by Bruce Willis' character, Butch, differing by a single letter (Zed's Dead).