- “I won't survive a minute out in the Wastelands, but it looks to me like you might.”
- ―Richard, to the protagonist
Later, he will move to a separate booth. Upon speaking with him, he starts the quest "Miracle Cure". This requires the player to go to Crazy Joe's Swamp and retrieve two Night Blossom. The quest will net Nicholas the Apophis Infusion recipe and so should be considered a priority.