Flak is a resident of Rivet City. He lives with his partner Shrapnel. Flak is a former Slaver of Paradise Falls who told the location of the Slaver town to the Rivet City security in order to gain their protection. Flak runs the Flak 'N Shrapnels store at the Rivet City marketplace.
Flak has been confirmed to be gay, which hints that his partner Shrapnel may be in a relationship with him.
As part of the Strictly Business quest, the player is tasked with enslaving Flak to gain entrance to Paradise Falls. Eulogy Jones wants the player to enslave Flak so that he can be punished for his treachery.
If Flak is enslaved and not rescued, a glitch may occur in which Shrapnel may leave Rivet City and follow Flak to wherever his current location may be. This means that the player is unable to buy items from either of the two. Occasionally Shrapnel may return to Rivet City, only to leave soon after.
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