Vortis is an old slaver who runs a "holding center" in the bazaar of NCR Town, exploiting a legal loophole. Because the New California Republic has outlawed slavery, Vortis holds the slaves in pens just outside of the city (at the gates) for their owners, at a price. He has been a slaver for quite some time, and is aided in his work by other slavers, most of whom are seemingly "huge, but not too bright." He is a scrawny old guy with a pen stuck behind his ear and spectacles. He's got about three teeth. His fingers and shirt are stained with blue ink. There's a really faded Slaver's Guild tattoo on his forehead.
Vortis has been at odds with the NCR Rangers since their founding, due to his chosen profession and the Ranger's aim to abolish slavery and hunt down slavers in the region. Unfortunately for the Rangers, they have not yet been absorbed into a NCR military outfit, and are forced to act outside of legal channels to accomplish their goals of abolishing Vortis' slave trade.
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- Get the map from the NCR Rangers, for Vortis the slaver: The Chosen One can choose to secure a map of Ranger safe-houses for Vortis, impeding the abolitionist effort. Vortis will not give the quest if the Chosen One has good Karma.
- Free the slaves in the slave pen, for the Rangers: The Chosen One must help to wipe out the slavers outside of NCR by taking out Vortis and freeing the slaves there.
|Citizen outfit||Desert Eagle .44||Super stimpak
.44 Magnum FMJ x40
.44 Magnum JHP x40
Vortis appears only in Fallout 2.