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Becky Hostetler[1] (also known as Mrs. Hostetler) is a struggling farmer[2] and Don Hostetler's wife, living in the Mojave Wasteland in 2281.


The Hostetlers are an honest, hard-working family that sought the safety of New Vegas to get away from the Fiends, Jackals and other raider gangs that terrorize the city, although they are forced to deal with the hefty property taxes imposed by the NCR. The family has worked hard to secure their home, and are there to stay. While Becky struggles as a farmer day and night to ensure that there will always be food on the table, her husband, Don Hostetler, took a job as an accounts manager at the Crimson Caravan Company to provide a source of income for his family.[3]

Alice Hostetler, the sole daughter of the family never wanted to become part of those dreams. Thus, she drifted into North Vegas Square where she met Andy Scabb, a criminal claiming to help her escape the dump. In reality, he intends to use her father's association to the Crimson Caravan to rob the company and the Hostetler household, then skip town. This has made Alice's parents concerned about her wellbeing, confiding in Crandon and seeking help in keeping their daughter safe from her new acquaintances.

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character is involved in quests.


Other interactions

  • Until Someone to Watch Over Me is started and Crandon is mentioned, Mrs. Hostetler will refuse to answer any questions and threatens the Courier to get out of her house.



Mrs. Hostetler appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.


Icon pc.png Icon ps3.png Icon xbox360.png Mrs. Hostetler may sit and type on a non-existent terminal, complete with sounds. [verified]


  1. Several GECK script notes and functions associated with Mrs. Hostetler identify her first name as Becky.
  2. The Courier: "They care for you, in their own way."
    Alice Hostetler: "Look at my mother. All she cares about is a patch of barren dirt where nothing green will ever grow to feed us. My Father? A trading business that he'll never own, risking his neck every day against Wastelanders and cut-throat 'merchants.' And I'm supposed to be part of those dreams? What about my dreams, stranger? What about me?"
    (Alice Hostetler's dialogue)
  3. The Courier: "You mentioned your husband works for the caravans?"
    Mrs. Hostetler: "Yes, he's an account manager for the Crimson Caravan Company. He works such long oursIn-game spelling to provide for our daughter and me. You should speak to him if you get the chance - he's always saying how badly understaffed they are."
    (Mrs. Hostetler's dialogue)