Yes it's another Hikusaak complains topic, feel free to comment on it, it's very amusing.
Going through Raven Rock again, I have to ask myself about this Colonel Autumn. Why is he so stupid? According to President Eden, Autumn doesn't agree with his plan for genocide in the capitol wasteland aside from pure, mutation free humans. And indeed it seems Autumn does want to start the Purifier without FEV. And in fact he does if you give him the code when he asks for it (and then shoots you dead, yay).
So basically, Autumn doesn't want to kill everyone, hence his schism with Eden. Granted, he's still an evil tosser who shoots people for fun and obviously is seeking to become the grand high dictator of the wastes or something. But why does he have to be a complete dumbass about it? For instance, what's his beef with you? From the moment Eden wants to meet you, Autumn wants to kill you (and as I said before, if you give him the code he kills you). Why? Does it not even occur to him to get you to help him? Wouldn't the kid of the guy who built the damn machine he wants to use be handy? Why is Eden the genocidal maniac willing to be buddies with you but not the guy who's merely power hungry when you have the same damn goal in the first place?
Typical of Bethesda's ham-fisted storytelling really. Either side with HitIer 9000 or be a saint. Where's the grey area? As in, let's clean the water with the help of the despot who wants to take over. Then again I still don't get how he planned to control the source of pure water if it was all cleaned at once.
And most importantly of all, why does such a brain dead hick like Autumn get such an awesome coat?
The Hecker Effect Because games are just too complicated for us gamers.
Yeah, I mean even Anna Holt (was that her name? one of the scientists with Dr. Li) or whoever was spared when she gave all the information regarding Project Purity. Of course, I stuck a live frag grenade in her pants, but that's beside the point. She survived, yet that jerk kills us if we cooperate? I'll have to agree with you on this one, he is a total douche.
Colonel Autumn didn't die. If you look closely during "The Waters of Life" he jabs himself with a needle seconds before collapsing, mostly likely Rad-X, which allowed him to survive the radiation but only get knocked unconcious.
Your probably wondering "WELL THEN WHEY DIDNT MY RAD X WORK AT TEH ENDZ!!"!"!11!one!"
The only answer i can think of is that when you do it, the place is going to explode, so the radiation must be alot worse. I also think even Fawkes would have died if he went in, but Charon could have done it. I think Fawkes was just being cowardly. Lets think about it. He spends most of his life in vault 87 and he is expected to risk his life after a few days of freedom? No. There is no excuse for why Charon couldn't do it however.
So now that i have solved the colonel autumn death plot hole, its time to move onto another one that i cannot solve.\
James didnt have to kill himself. It was just Autumn and 2 enclave soldiers in that chamber. I could have easily raped all 3 of them if they just let me enter the chamber (Li was outside at the controls and could have opened the door). James is capable of killing at least 2 of the 3 targets on his own as well. The suicide was totally useless, he didn't have to die. My guess is that they ran out of money to give to Liam Neeson, so they had to kill him off (they also killed Liam Neeson). If anyone can tackle this plot hole, thanks!