Rory Maclaren

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Rory Maclaren
Rory Maclaren
raceHuman, Caucasian
location"The Box" in Paradise Falls
Megaton (if saved)
appearancesFallout 3
questsRescue from Paradise
base SPECIAL5 ST, 5 PE, 5 EN, 5 CH, 5 IN, 5 AG, 5 LK
modified SPECIAL5 ST, 5 PE, 6 EN, 5 CH, 5 IN, 6 AG, 5 LK
derived stats
Hit Points:70  (75)
Critical Chance:5%
Unarmed Dam.:0.75
Poison Resist.:20% (25%)
Rad. Resist.:8% (10%)
Carry Weight:200
Damage Res.:5%
voice actorJeff Baker
base id0001569e
ref id00030d0e
dialogue fileRoryMaclaren.txt

What? Are you kidding me? This is another one of Forty's tricks isn't it. Well I'm not falling for it.

Rory Maclaren is a slave being held in Paradise Falls in the year 2277.


Rory was born in 2247. One of the many held at Paradise Falls, 30-year-old Rory remains here until someone wishes to purchase him. Unlike some of his fellow slaves, Rory is obsessed with escaping and spends every waking minute pondering ways of tunneling, creeping, or bludgeoning his way out of Paradise Falls, He isn't about to be pushed around and has assaulted his captors several times. He's been placed permanently in the "Box," where unruly slaves await their fate.[1]

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

General Services Quests
Essential: noIcon cross
Enslavable: noIcon cross
Companion: yesIcon check
  • Temporary
Bounty: yesIcon check
Merchant: noIcon cross
Repairman: noIcon cross
Doctor: noIcon cross
Rents bed/room: noIcon cross
Starts quests: noIcon cross
Involved in quests: yesIcon check


Effects of player's actionsEdit

  • Once freed, he will travel to Moriarty's Saloon. Provided he survives, he will stand in the room to the right where you find Mr. Burke. When attempting dialogue, he will only say "Hey. Talk fast, they hate it when I talk to customers".


Apparel Weapon Other items
Wasteland wanderer outfit
Slave collar
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  • The key to 'The Box' where Rory Maclaren is being held prisoner is located on a small table in Eulogy's Pad next to the heart shaped bed.
  • If you want him to live, tell him that he's on his own then wait an hour. He'll be in Moriarty's Saloon in Megaton.
  • If you attack the slavers before reaching 'The Box', you will find him dead.
  • Rory's collar cannot be removed, even if he is no longer in Paradise Falls

Notable quotesEdit


Rory Maclaren appears only in Fallout 3.

Behind the scenesEdit

His line "Can't nobody eat fifty eggs." is a reference to the film Cool Hand Luke.


  • pcIcon pc ps3Icon ps3 xbox360Icon xbox360 If Rory is following you during Rescue from Paradise it is possible he will continue to do so even after he has reached the Paradise Falls front gates. This can happen by accident, but can be deliberately caused by fast-traveling away from the front gate as soon as possible. [verified]
  • pcIcon pc ps3Icon ps3 xbox360Icon xbox360 If you convince Penny to leave Rory behind he will remain in "The Box". If you unlock the door and speak to him, he will repeat the "Talk fast" dialog. [verified]
  • ps3Icon ps3 xbox360Icon xbox360 If you kill the guard to get the key to the box, when you open the box, Rory may be lying dead inside. [verified]
  • ps3Icon ps3 xbox360Icon xbox360 If you have Rory follow you and immediately destroy Megaton he will carry on following you with the only dialog option being 'Hey. Talk fast, they hate it when I talk to customers'. [verified]


  1. Fallout 3 Official Game Guide

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