In case you haven't spent the last 3 weeks playing Fallout 4 in lieu of sleep, food and friends, meet Nick Valentine!


He's a synth P.I. who has the consciousness of a detective from before the war. He's a potential companion. He's also a heartbreaker (if you can't tell by his name). Here are the reasons why you should love Nick Valentine if you don't already:


1. His design is just plain cool

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2. He's already inspired SO MUCH amazing fan art.

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3. He's full of wisecracks

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4. He can break your heart with just a few words

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5. He reminds us of old time-y detectives

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6. He would make a great pulp hero

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7. Or lead actor in a Hollywood blockbuster

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8. He's already inspired excellent cosplays

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9. Because he's so darn handsome and loveable

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10. Too bad, he's taken...

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11. That's right, fans have already shipped him with Hancock

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12. Because underneath that tough, cold exterior, you just know he's secretly a big softie

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