Afer is one of three colonists that are potential guard recruits during the events of this quest.
"What can I do for you,?"
- hire guards "Really? I've got to admit, this mining stuff isn't really for me. It's not that I mind hard work, but I'm just not enjoying it. There's nothing to lose, right? Sure, I'll give it a try."
- hire guards "I've already said I'll do it. What else do you want me to say?"