I bring you good news! We stand at the dawn of a new golden age. Where others merely survive, we thrive! And while I have led your efforts, it has been by your own strength that you have earned all the envy of the world. And most of all, they envy our victories in the struggle for freedom. Because, yes, freedom is what we all work towards.
Scavengers who were trying to steal his armor pulled him out of the rubble, and, due to his appearance, Ashur impressed the inhabitants of the area to a degree that some even considered him a god. Touched by the tenacious locals and realizing the potential of the operational steel mill, he founded the city by bringing together the scavengers in the area and recruiting them as a group of followers. When they were attacked by raiders soon after, Ashur killed some of the old raider leaders and made the rest follow him, founding the Pitt Raiders as they are at the time of Fallout 3.