- “I might just have something you need.”
- ―Halek to Nicholas Raine.
After Nicholas Raine is rescued by Dan and brought back to Ray's Oasis, Halek offers his services as a vendor, claiming to sell the "best stuff in the Wasteland" while also buying any "high quality goods." Even after the settlement is raided by the Wasted Clan, Halek maintains a rather cheerful and optimistic attitude.
- In the novel, he initially has a distrust towards Nicholas and later after the settlement is attacked by bandits, he is openly hostile towards Raine. Halek blames him for the bandit raid stating that they were searching for him. He later secretly tries to sell Nicholas to the Outriggers for medical supplies.