Aussie mag Atomic Gaming has published a transcript of the opening to the Fallout 3 demo, which is purported to be the final opening sequence to the game. Have a look.
War. War never changes. Since the dawn of human kind, when our
ancestors first discovered the killing power of rock and bone, blood
has been spilled in the name of everything, from God to justice to
simple, psychotic rage.
In the year 2077, after millennia of armed conflict, the destructive
nature of man could sustain itself no longer. The world was plunged
into an abyss of nuclear fire and radiation. But it was not, as some
had predicted, the end of the world. Instead, the apocalypse was simply
the prologue to another bloody chapter of human history. For man had
succeeded in destroying the world - but war, war never changes.
In the early days, thousands were spared the horrors of the holocaust
by taking refuge in enormous underground shelters, known as vaults. But
when they emerged, they had only the hell of the wasted to greet them -
all except those in Vault 101. For on the fateful day, when fire rained
from the sky, the giant steel door of Vault 101 slid closed... and
never reopened. It was here you were born. It is here you will die
because, in Vault 101, no one ever enters and no one ever leaves