alright so I just posted my surprise at forgetting how old Veronica Santangelo in Fallout: New Vegas is, and then someone pointed out Boone’s age so I went around looking up all your companion’s age and damn
boone was born in 2255 which makes him 26 during New Vegas and I’m like !?!?!?!?!?!?! I…
I don’t know about the exact chronology, but it makes sense that Cass is older than expected - after all, Cassidy was already an old man in Fallout 2.
What puzzles me more is how she looks so young - you’d figure with all the radiation everyone’s skin would age prematurely - especially a redhead. Maybe she puts on SPF 1000 every morning.