During the confusion of the Lone Wanderer's extrication from Vault 101, Mary and Tom Holden attempt to flee the violent security officers, O'Brian and Richards, and are usually gunned or beaten down in cold blood unless one steps in to save them.[Non-canon 1][clarification needed]
Interactions with the player character
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- Escape!: Tom Holden is talking about escaping with his wife, Mary Holden, in the atrium. But when they try to make a run for it, they are shot on sight and killed by Officer O'Brian and Officer Richards unless the player character assaults the guards before the Holdens attempt to make a break for it.
Effects of the player's actions
- If the guards are killed before the couple run into the hallway, the pair will survive and proceed to run through an inaccessible doorway.
Tom Holden appears only in Fallout 3.