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This is a transcript for dialogue with Swanson.

DialogueCovenantEdit

#SCENETOPICDIALOGUE BEFORERESPONSE TEXTDIALOGUE AFTERABXY
1-000F0C18{Rage} You think you can kill everyone in the Compound and get away with it?
2000C459E{Angry} That's stealing!
3000F0C1AYou ruined everything.
4000890B6{A touch friendly} Our newest friend. You are always welcome here.
5{No nonsense} You can come and go as you like.
6{Alert} It gets real quiet out here.
7{Distracted} You again. The door's open.
8{A smidge friendly} You can head inside.

MS17Edit

#SCENETOPICDIALOGUE BEFORERESPONSE TEXTDIALOGUE AFTERABXY
9MS17_060_SwansonWaiting00148DEDJust need you to take a seat.Swanson: Just need you to take a seat.A1a
10The test don't take long. We can begin once you're seated.Swanson: Just need you to take a seat.A2a
11You need to be seated for the SAFE test. Them's the rules.Swanson: Just need you to take a seat.A3a
12MS17_100_SwansonStart000A7D10{Hopes the player changes his mind} Change your mind about the test? You want inside, you got to take it.Player Default: Sure.A
13{Hoping the player has} Change your mind about visiting Covenant?Player Default: I'd like to visit.A
14{Matter-of-fact, a touch friendly} You here visiting Covenant, pal? If not, move along. You know, armed people loitering around. Not good for the nerves.Player Default: I'd like to visit.A
1500037025Player Default: I'd like to visit.{A little pleased} Since you're a first timer there's something you got to know first.Swanson: We don't let just anyone inside. There's an entrance test. We call it the SAFE test. Everyone's got to take it.A1a
1600037024Player Default: I'm not interested.{You're missing out in his tone / Irritated} Suit yourself.Swanson: We don't let just anyone inside. There's an entrance test. We call it the SAFE test. Everyone's got to take it.B1a
1700037023Player Default: I might take a look.It ain't that simple.Swanson: We don't let just anyone inside. There's an entrance test. We call it the SAFE test. Everyone's got to take it.X1a
1800037022Player Default: Is that what this place is called?{Proud} Yeah, we're a real up and comer. A pit stop on the road for traders and such. We're not that big but we got the bargains.Y1a
19{Trying to do the soft sell} Got a doc that can patch you up. We even got some lemonade. Well, that's what Deezer calls it anyway. There's a small catch, though.Swanson: We don't let just anyone inside. There's an entrance test. We call it the SAFE test. Everyone's got to take it.Y1b
2000037021Player Default: Since you're a first timer there's something you got to know first.{Firm} We don't let just anyone inside. There's an entrance test. We call it the SAFE test. Everyone's got to take it.Player Default: Being cautious, not a bad call.A1a
210003701CPlayer Default: Being cautious, not a bad call.{Firm} You do what you got to do.Swanson: You want to take the test? Pass it, and I'll let you in.A1a
220003701BPlayer Default: A test won't stop raiders.{Grim, pleased / Irritated} That's what we got the turrets for.Swanson: You want to take the test? Pass it, and I'll let you in.B1a
230003701APlayer Default: Interesting idea. Between you and me, what's the test for?{Confiding in the player} I probably shouldn't say nothing. But listen. We want to make sure only good people come into Covenant.Y1a
24{Being a little cagey} No undesirables. Nobody that ain't exactly what they seem, you know?Player Default: Being cautious, not a bad call.Y1b
25Player Default: Interesting idea. Between you and me, what's the test for?{A little shocked, then confiding more (whispering a little). Emphasize human and Synths.} You don't know about...? Jesus. Listen, not everyone in the Commonwealth is human, OK? Some are... Synths.Y2a
26I'm not going to say anything more than that. Just take the test. You pass and you can come inside where everything's safe. All right?Player Default: Sure.Y2b
27Player Default: Interesting idea. Between you and me, what's the test for?{Deflecting the player's question} You know what? Don't worry. SAFE is one them psychological tests. Just a bunch of questions you got to answer.Swanson: You want to take the test? Pass it, and I'll let you in.Y3a
2800037019Player Default: You do what you got to do.{Softly encouraging the player to take it} You want to take the test? Pass it, and I'll let you in.Player Default: Sure.A1a
2900037014Player Default: Sure.Good.Swanson: Take a seat and we can begin.A1a
3000037013Player Default: I'll take a pass.{Big mistake is in his tone} Whatever, pal. Just try to stay safe out there.Swanson: Take a seat and we can begin.B1a
3100037012Player Default: Do I really have to take the test?{A little annoyed, trying to conceal it} Hey, rules are rules. You ready?Player Default: Sure.Y1a
3200037011Player Default: Good.Take a seat and we can begin.A1a
33MS17_150a_Test000E6ED6Player Default: I give the boy a hug and tell him everything will be okay.{Cryptic, like he's taking notes / Thinking} Very... curious.Swanson: Congratulations! You made it onto a baseball team! Which position do you prefer?A1a
34000E6ED5Player Default: Pitcher.{Cryptic / Puzzled} Are you certain about that? Nevermind, next question.Swanson: Your grandmother invites you to tea, but you're surprised when she gives you a pistol and orders you to kill someone. What do you do?A1a
35000E6ED3Player Default: I'd grab a bobby pin and pick the lock.{Cryptic, said as he's mentally taking notes / Thinking} And that is all you'd do? Nothing else? Wait, don't answer. Next.Swanson: Oh, no! You've been exposed to radiation, and a mutated hand has grown out of your stomach! What's the best course of treatment?A1a
36000E6ED1Player Default: I'd trade him for one of the comic books I own.{Thinking} Hmm. You're almost done. Last question.Swanson: You decide it would be fun to play a prank on your father. You enter his private restroom when no one is looking, and....A1a
37000BA362Player Default: I'd say, "Up yours, too, buddy."{Interesting / Puzzled} You'd say that? Hmm.Swanson: Next question...A1a
38000BA361Player Default: I'd grab a pipe and knock him out.{Slight approval / Puzzled} A pipe, you say?Swanson: Next question...B1a
39000BA360Player Default: I'd slip away before he finishes his rant.{Neutral / Puzzled} While he's speaking...Swanson: Next question...X1a
40000BA35FPlayer Default: I wouldn't worry, if he did that it'd cause a parabolic destabilization of the fission singularity.{Confused by the player's smart talk / Surprised} Uh... yeah.Swanson: Next question...Y1a
41000BA35APlayer Default: Medicate the infected area as best I can.{Thinking} You have a medical background...Swanson: You discover a young boy lost in a cave. He's hungry and frightened, but also appears to be in possession of stolen property.A1a
42000BA359Player Default: Restrain the patient, and merely observe as the infection spreads.{Intriguing / Thinking} Very, very interesting.Swanson: You discover a young boy lost in a cave. He's hungry and frightened, but also appears to be in possession of stolen property.B1a
43000BA358Player Default: Amputate the foot before the infection spreads.{Thinking} Hmm... Amputation... Next question.Swanson: You discover a young boy lost in a cave. He's hungry and frightened, but also appears to be in possession of stolen property.X1a
44000BA357Player Default: I scream for help.{Thinking} You'd rely on others, then? Next question.Swanson: You discover a young boy lost in a cave. He's hungry and frightened, but also appears to be in possession of stolen property.Y1a
45000BA342Player Default: I'd give her whatever she wants to spare his life.{Muttering, preoccuptied / Thinking} Hmmm... Typical Class B...Swanson: Old Mr. Abernathy has locked himself in his quarters again, and you've been ordered to get him out. How do you proceed?A1a
46000BA341Player Default: I'd ask for a minigun so I could do the job right.{Stern, but then off-balanced can't tell if the PC was being serious / Puzzled} Please, treat the questions seriously... Or are you? Next.Swanson: Old Mr. Abernathy has locked himself in his quarters again, and you've been ordered to get him out. How do you proceed?B1a
47000BA33FPlayer Default: I'd throw my tea in her face.{Bored - normal answer} Of course.Swanson: Old Mr. Abernathy has locked himself in his quarters again, and you've been ordered to get him out. How do you proceed?Y1a
48000BA331Player Default: I'd get a gun and shoot myself.{Muttering while taking notes / Thinking} Near total absence... Hmm...Swanson: A neighbor is in possession of a Grognak the Barbarian comic book, issue number 1. You want it. What's the best way to obtain it?B1a
49000BA330Player Default: I'd dose myself with anti-mutagen agent.{Muttering while taking notes / Thinking} Ignoring possible... Yes...Swanson: A neighbor is in possession of a Grognak the Barbarian comic book, issue number 1. You want it. What's the best way to obtain it?X1a
50000BA32FPlayer Default: I'd cut off the mutated tissue with a precision laser.{Muttering while taking notes / Thinking} Technological bias... Hmmm...Swanson: A neighbor is in possession of a Grognak the Barbarian comic book, issue number 1. You want it. What's the best way to obtain it?Y1a
51000BA31APlayer Default: I'd loosen bolts on his water pipes. When he turns on the sink, he'll be in for a surprise.{A little cryptic / Friendly} Test's over. No one's ever answered quite like you. But hey, you passed. I'll open up the gate.A1a
52000371E0{Down to business} So let's begin. There ain't no wrong answers.Swanson: You are approached by a frenzied scientist, who yells, "I'm going to put my quantum harmonizer in your photonic resonation chamber!"A1a
53000371DBPlayer Default: You'd say that? Hmm.Next question...Swanson: While working as an intern in the Clinic, a patient with a strange infection on his foot stumbles through the door.A1a
5400037010Swanson: So let's begin. There ain't no wrong answers.{Said carefully} You are approached by a frenzied scientist, who yells, "I'm going to put my quantum harmonizer in your photonic resonation chamber!"A1a
55What's your response?Player Default: I'd say, "Up yours, too, buddy."A1b
560003700FSwanson: Next question...While working as an intern in the Clinic, a patient with a strange infection on his foot stumbles through the door.A1a
57The infection is spreading at an alarming rate, but the doctor has stepped out for a while. What do you do?Player Default: Medicate the infected area as best I can.A1b
580003700EPlayer Default: You have a medical background...You discover a young boy lost in a cave. He's hungry and frightened, but also appears to be in possession of stolen property.A1a
59What do you do?Player Default: I give the boy a hug and tell him everything will be okay.A1b
600003700DSwanson: Very... curious.{Question} Congratulations! You made it onto a baseball team! Which position do you prefer?Player Default: Pitcher.A1a
610003700CSwanson: Are you certain about that? Nevermind, next question.Your grandmother invites you to tea, but you're surprised when she gives you a pistol and orders you to kill someone. What do you do?Player Default: I'd give her whatever she wants to spare his life.A1a
620003700BPlayer Default: Hmmm... Typical Class B...Old Mr. Abernathy has locked himself in his quarters again, and you've been ordered to get him out. How do you proceed?Player Default: I'd grab a bobby pin and pick the lock.A1a
630003700ASwanson: And that is all you'd do? Nothing else? Wait, don't answer. Next.Oh, no! You've been exposed to radiation, and a mutated hand has grown out of your stomach! What's the best course of treatment?Player Default: I'd say a prayer and hope God would save me.A1a
6400037009Player Default: Near total absence... Hmm...A neighbor is in possession of a Grognak the Barbarian comic book, issue number 1. You want it. What's the best way to obtain it?Player Default: I'd trade him for one of the comic books I own.A1a
6500037008Swanson: Hmm. You're almost done. Last question.You decide it would be fun to play a prank on your father. You enter his private restroom when no one is looking, and....Player Default: I'd loosen bolts on his water pipes. When he turns on the sink, he'll be in for a surprise.A1a
66MS17_150b_OpenGate000EEC33{Said cryptically} Welcome to Covenant.A1a
67MS17_SwansonWrongChair0008BBBCThat's my seat, bub. Once you sit on the other side of the desk we'll start.A1a
68-0008A813{Clinical} Just say the first thing that comes to mind.
69{Deflecting any irritation the player may have about being tested} Listen, I didn't make up the questions.
70{Doctor giving an order} Please, pay attention.
71{A little irritated} So, we talking or what?
72You know, I do got better things to do.
730003702A{Friendly-ish} Head on in. Penny's shop is usually the first stop.
74{Friendly warning about the area} Better watch yourself around here. Raiders and worse have been known to visit.
75Heya, stranger.