Corporal Betsy in Fallout: New Vegas

*Content Warning*: mention of rape

Corporal Betsy is an NPC in Fallout: New Vegas, who can be found at Camp McCarran or Camp Forlorn Hope. According to Lt. Gorobets (Betsy’s commanding officer), ever since Betsy was raped by a nearby fiend leader (Cook-Cook): “Betsy’s shrugged it off like it was nothing, but her behavior keeps getting worse – always making passes at every woman who wanders by. It’s inappropriate for anyone in First Recon to behave that way. I could discipline her, but I’d rather she get medical help.” As a side quest the player is tasked with convincing Betsy to get medical care. Betsy will also pay the player character for killing Cook-Cook as part of another quest.

The player can also recruit her as a companion character. She will flirt with female PCs with a high charisma stat (which is interesting, given that Gorobets suggests she flirts aggressively with all women). A female PC with the Cherchez La Femme perk can flirt back in one exchange (which can be viewed here), but the two characters can never actually have sex. She rebuffs flirtations from male PCs. A full list of her dialogue lines, many of which indicate her sexuality, can be found here.

LGBTQ references in this game:

Fallout (1997): Sexaulity

Fallout 2 (1998): Sexuality

Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel (2004): Sexuality

Fallout 3 (2008): Sexuality; Carol and Greta; Anthony Ling; Flak and Shrapnel

Fallout: New Vegas (2010): Sexuality; Arcade Gannon; Christine Royce; Veronica Santangelo; Jimmy; Corporal Betsy; Sergio; Major Knight; Alex RichardsConfirmed Bachelor and Cherchez La Femme perks; Mentions of homosexuality

Fallout 4 (2015): TBA


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