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|Far Harbor side quest: Turn Back the Fog|
|Talk to Small Bertha.|
|Secure Echo Lake Lumber.|
|Return to Small Bertha.|
|(Easy Speech check) Persuade Small Bertha to give a reward.|
|Reward: 10-20 caps|
|Follow Small Bertha.|
|Enter the discussion with Small Bertha, Teddy Wright and Captain Avery.|
|Reward: 300 XP|
Echo Lake Lumber as a settlement.
Small Bertha asks the Sole Survivor to clear out Echo Lake Lumber mill, which is towards the west side of the Island. The lumber mill is inhabited by a number of feral ghouls, including a glowing one, who will need to all be killed.
Once all enemies have been cleared the quest will update and the Sole Survivor must return to Small Bertha in Far Harbor to tell her the lumber mill is clear.
Also, the fog crazed "owner" of Echo Lake Lumber, Malcolm, will show up once the area has been cleared and the player will have 3 choices: Refuse to settle the land, take the caps he offers for sending settlers, or refuse to take part in the deal (he will become hostile). If one agrees to help Malcolm to get the caps and then kills him, the Sole Survivor is still considered to have sold out Small Bertha.
Bertha then leads the Survivor through Far Harbor to Teddy Wright and Captain Avery who are having an argument in Teddy's clinic. Through dialogue the player character will help Bertha to convince Avery to provide fog condensers to make Echo Lake Lumber habitable. This completes the quest and a few settlers will be at the lumber mill next time the player character arrives and access will be granted to the workshop there.
- Small Bertha offers to pay 14 and a half caps for clearing the mill, however, she will only actually pay 14 caps.
- The quest may not update even after all the ghouls are killed. It is suggested to use V.A.T.S. to find ghouls hidden in piles. [verified]
- If Captain Avery dies or leaves Far Harbor, Small Bertha will actually run to Teddy. The captain won't be there, talking to Small Bertha will result in her only saying: "Excuse me, ma'am." And the quest cannot be completed by any means. [verified]