Samuel shares that he is from a vault similar to that of the Vault 76vault dwellers, noting its location is far away and well hidden, insisting that those inquiring would not have heard of it. He mentions that he misses living there, but is likewise glad to be free of tests subjected upon him. However, the apparel that he wears is from Vault-Tec University.
Samuel attempts to use regional words such as "yinz," "hoagies" and "jawn," though he expresses confusion with the terms and says he cannot keep up, referring to the different dialects that are found in Foundation's diverse populace.Elsie Taylor notes that Samuel is one of the newer citizens of Foundation. Samuel is light hearted, and enjoys playing Nuka Tapper, although expresses his frustration at losing his saved games. He is also an avid lyricist, though some residents try to avoid being an audience to it.
↑Vault Dweller: "How did you end up here?" Samuel: "I came from a Vault, just like you. You've never heard of it. Its really far away. And hidden. Like really hidden. I don't even know how to get to it. Like at all." (W05 GoldVendor Settler Samuel.txt)
↑Samuel: "The only time I miss being inside the Vault is when the weather's bad ... or if there's a nuke." (W05 GoldVendor Settler Samuel.txt)
↑Settler: "Hey, how's it going Samuel?" Samuel: "You know me, I'm just happy we found this place. Sick of not having a roof over my head." Settler: "You miss that vault living, dweller?" Samuel: "Nope, no more tests for me. Just give me chill tunes and a cold Nuka-Cherry, thank you."
↑Samuel: "Is it yinz... or youse... or y'all? I can't keep up."
↑Samuel: "What the heck is a jawn anyway? I just don't get it." (W05 GoldVendor Settler Samuel.txt)
↑Samuel: "I could really go for a hoagie ... er, sandwich." (W05 GoldVendor Settler Samuel.txt)
↑"Elsie Taylor: Samuel is one of our newer citizens. Maybe you can be his friend. He's from a Vault, like you." (W05 NPCF ElsieTaylor.txt)
↑Samuel: "Can't believe I lost my Nuka Tapper saves, ugh." (W05 GoldVendor Settler Samuel.txt)
↑Settler: "Hey Samuel." Samuel: "Hey. I'm writing some lyrics for a song, listen to this.... She's long, she's tall. She's got ways, she's got means. Oh oh oh, she's a queen. Oh oh-" Settler: "Oh uh, I don't actually have the time to uh, stop and really listen right now. Besides, you should ask Jen or something." Samuel: "Oh hey, yeah man. That makes sense. Take it easy!"
↑Samuel: "For a while I was just kicking around doing odd jobs. But Ward gave me an important job. I'm in charge of the gold bullion exchange." (W05 GoldVendor Settler Samuel.txt)