4th Era, Year Unknown – A test of resolve

Lena touched a riftstone in a fort ruin. Once again, she had lost Scorpio. The portal opened and she entered the Rift. The ground was covered in mist, as usual. You could see for leagues, yet the horizon was completely bland and featureless. There were no light sources, yet it wasn't completely dark. A single…

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4th Era, Year Unknown – Malice

"The deeper in we go, the more I sense malice... or something like it," Scarlet shuddered uncomfortably as they were descending into the Garden of Ignominy on the Bitterblack Isle. "And to think that this is just the beginning," Lena nodded. "It is a cursed place for sure. And who named this garden, anyway?" The…

4th Era, Year Unknown – A day on the beach

"Shall we go?" Scorpio touched Lena's shoulder, waking her up. "To the Bitterblack Isle? The night is nearly over." They had been sitting on the beach waiting for the night to fall, for it was only at night that they could be transported to the Bitterblack Isle. But the warm sand and gentle breeze lulled…

4th Era, Year Unknown – The witch

Back in Gran Soren, Lena finally decided it was time to go see the Duke. She could not delay it indefinitely, really. As she entered the castle hall, a jester jumped up and put a jester's hat on her head, then pushed her in. The gentry parted, letting her walk up to the Duke to…

4th Era, Year Unknown – To catch a thief

"Arisen, Ser, His Grace the Duke saw it fit to grant you an audience," Ser Maximilian told Lena when she came to report on yet another errand. "This is a great honour, see that you do not take it lightly. You will be required to drop any tasks you have lined up as well. Are…

4th Era, Year Unknown – Assassin

"We'll stay here a bit longer," Cicero signalled Scarlet to sit back down when Lena got up from the dinner table, with Scorpio following her. "We'll see you in the morning. You take the room upstairs, why don't you." The inn in Gran Soren had some private rooms as well as a common dormitory downstairs.…

4th Era, Year Unknown – Shadow Fort

The Shadow Fort was taken over by goblins. A group of knights was standing in front of a locked gate. "Our tactics are simple," their Captain told Lena. "We mount an all-out frontal assault. There is just a small snag: the gate is blocked. Barred from the inside. Which is where you come in: go…

4th Era, Year Unknown – Revelations by the Lake

"Walk with me," Lena touched Scorpio's arm, beckoning him to follow. She walked towards the lake by the camp, then continued on along the shore until they were not only out of earshot of the others, but also out of sight, with rocks and vegetation hiding them from view. There she picked a spot by…

21 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – Memories of another world

"Moonglow is only found by night," Lena repeated Scorpio's phrase as they set off to walk the roads of the Shivering Isles. "Yes, I remember. A huge party... a huge wild party... well, Sanguine was staying here, so you can imagine," she smirked. "Too much felldew and all kinds of brandy. Then someone pushed me…

18 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – Lord Sheogorath’s second term

"Congratulations on your second term in office," Haskill respectfully inclined his head when Lena finally slumped onto Sheogorath's throne. The Greymarch was over, Jyggalag was once again defeated, initial orders given, and with the immediate pressures released, Lena suddenly felt drained and exhausted. Not surprising! It had been a long day. "Thanks," she replied to…

25 First Seed, 4E203 – The best things are free

"House Telvanni was never going to be easy," Azarath Salvel was saying to Hauk at dinner, watching him shake his head in disbelief. Hauk was scanning a long scroll of chores, up and down, down and up, shaking his head and getting a headache. "Forget your common sense - it will only hinder you. Just…

11 First Seed, 4E203 – The Telvanni run-around

Hauk was remembering the days during the Great War when he just met Lucien. Their first meeting was in an old fort in Skyrim - Lucien had been sent to assassinate the Aldmeri agent that Hauk was interrogating. It had become standard practice for the Aldmeri to engage Morag Tong or the Dark Brotherhood to…

25 Evening Star, 4E172 – The beginning of a friendship

"That is quite an elaborate tattoo for someone as young as you," an assassin stood over a sleeping Imperial Agent. "Whaa---?" The agent turned over, slowly waking up. "Tattoo? Oh... yeah..." He muttered something incomprehensible, his tongue still thick with yesterday's mead. "You can sleep longer if you like, we're not going anywhere," the assassin…

23 Evening Star, 4E172 – A voyage ahead

Legate Oryn was feeling apprehensive. Fort Sutch was well fortified, with soldiers posted both on its outer and inner perimeter, such as it was, seeing that not much of the structure above ground remained intact. Fort Sutch was chosen exactly because it looked like yet another ancient fort ruin on the outside, even one without…

3 Frost Fall, 4E172 – An agent and an assassin

It was the year 172 of the Fourth Era and the Great War between the Thalmor Dominion and the Empire was in full swing. The elves were winning, too, but not easily. It would be several more years before that bloodshed would stop, and many would argue that despite the much touted victory of the…

3-5 First Seed, 4E203 – Vivec City

After Solea left, Hauk took out the notes that Caius handed him, lest he forgets what he was supposed to do in Vivec City. Speak to three of Caius' informants, get the details on the Sixth House Cult and the Nerevarine Prophecy. "Why does Caius need to hear all this again?" Hauk wondered. "He should…

23-25 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – Whatever it takes

"It can't be all that exciting for a battlemage like yourself to spend your days guarding the cells," Hauk approached Solea Nuccusius who was on duty guarding the evidence chest with the propylon index that Hauk wanted back. "We serve the Emperor wherever the Legion sends us, Agent," Solea stood to attention and clicked her…

2-20 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – An old friend

Hauk opened his eyes and jerked upright in bed, which made his head hurt violently. An old friend was sitting cross-legged at the bottom of the big bed in the Nebula Manor, and it was the last person Hauk expected to see. "Ah, finally, you're awake," the man put down the book he was reading.…

8-10 Morning Star, 4E203 – A naked Nord

"This one's already been done!" A coarse voice said in Hauk's ear. "Is he one of us?" "He can't be and he isn't," another coarse voice replied from further away. "Have you been drinking again?" "No, Master, I swear!" Some thuds followed, some muted screams and some pleas, then finally all was quiet again. "He's…

2-5 Morning Star, 4E203 – New tricks – Nebula Isles

Hauk took a day to recover from the maddening two weeks he'd been having. He found his Balmora house broken into with some things missing. Oddly enough, it was food, ingredients and alchemical equipment that vanished, while his spare weapons, gems and scrolls were untouched, as was the money that he had left in a…

1 Morning Star, 4E203 – Home, at last

"Finally!" Hauk dropped heavily onto a chair in his house in Balmora, exhausted. "What a mess!" The new year 4E 203 had just started - it was 2 a.m. and Hauk was not only tired, but also wounded, bruised, hungry and ill. He was really getting quite enough of the Blight Disease and the variety…

11-15 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – Symbol of Office

"You again!" Dyus looked bored. "I already told you how to get Sheogorath's Symbol of Office! What are you doing here, anyway?" "You told me last time," Lena sighed. "History is repeating itself - there's another Greymarch going on, and I am the Champion again." "Oh, I hadn't realised it's already another era," Dyus sighed…

8 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – A repeat of the day before

"I'm coming with your this time, end of story," Dylan was quite adamant at breakfast with Lena and Scorpio. "Resorting to triggering vampirism is going too far, especially in your condition," he added, pointing at Lena's pregnant belly. "And with the Mazken Wellspring restored, you cannot have any objections!" He concluded hotly. "All right, all…

7 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – The fight

Fireballs were falling from above, hitting each and every Knight of Order in the area. Lena was sneaking between them, leaving them to their fate, trying to get to the next Priest instead. The Priest was out of reach of the rain of fire though, standing all the way at the back, behind tall obelisks…

6-7 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – Another emergency

"So, you figured it out," Sheogorath smiled at Lena when she stood before him in Crucible, having defended the Fringe from the forces of Order and rebuilt the Gatekeeper with Relmyna. "Well done. Yes, of course it's like last time - how did you think I knew what you were supposed to do?" He winked.…

2-4 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – Relmyna

"Well, look who's here again!" Relmyna squinted as Lena entered the room. "Former Lord Sheogorath. What do you want?" She glared and bared her teeth. "Relmyna, we have a job to do, the same as last time," Lena was hoping for a civil conversation. "We need to rebuild the Gatekeeper." "We?" Relmyna glared. "You killed…

1 Sun’s Dawn, 4E203 – Xeddefen

"Finally! I've been waiting. What took you so long?" Shelden stepped from behind a false wall in a dark corridor inside Xeddefen after Lena, Dylan and Scorpio put down the last of the Knight of Order in the room. "Excuse me?" Scorpio turned around, his axe at the ready. "And who might you be?" Shelden…

31 Morning Star, 4E203 – Lord Sheogorath

"So, who is it going to be this time? Thadon or Syl?" Prince Sheogorath was squinting at Lena when she came to see him. "Although I know the answer, of course," he smiled. "I would rather not kill either of them," Lena suggested hesitantly. "Especially since you are going to recreate them afterwards anyway." "What?…

30 Morning Star, 4E203 – Scorpio

Lena finally got to Crucible in the dead of night. Dylan was no where to be seen, she stopped by Sickly Bernice's for some food, then was about to go straight to her house when she noticed a familiar face in a dark corner of Bernice's dining room. No, it couldn't be! Must be a…

25 Morning Star, 4E203 – The quiet life

After her ordeal with Mephala, Lena needed a bit of rest. She returned to Cheydinhal and was spending her days lazying about the house, catching up on sleep, taking long baths and slow strolls, and generally allowing her body to recover. Lucien noticed the change but didn't say anything, acting as if Lena's demeanour was…

20 Morning Star, 4E203 – A favour from Mephala

"Well, mortal, you are still alive, it seems," Mephala looked Lena over. "Some bleeding here and there, but that's to be expected. Your child is still alive, too, do not worry - I wasn't trying to kill it. I promised, didn't I?" Lena could only moan in response - she was still gagged. "All right,…

7 Morning Star, 4E203 – The lich

"Three days!" Geralt woke up on a dirty bedroll in yet another fort ruin. "Three days I've been chasing around necromancer forts, dodging zombies, fighting invisible enemies, shattering walking bones! I'm getting too old for this." It was another morning after a hard day's battle. Or rather he assumed it was morning - there was…

3 Morning Star, 4E203 – Windstad Manor

Something in the appearance of the Jarl of Hjaalmarch in Morthal made Geralt want to fulfil the Jarl's request - go and look around the Windstad Manor. A path going into the moors was a good start, and Geralt took it. Geralt loved the moors since the first time he set foot in the area…

3 Morning Star, 4E203 – The Jarl of Hjaalmarch

The new year 203 of the Forth Era found Geralt riding through the forests of the Pale, delving into the many Dwemer ruins there, and finally concluding that as entertaining as it was, it didn't help him to find his roots. His father wasn't a Dwarf, so why was he searching in the Dwemer ruins?…

28 Evening Star, 4E202 – The Valkyrie

When Geralt entered Windhelm, celebrations were in full swing. "Who's the poor sod that's been strung up?" Geralt asked at the bar. "Oh, just one of the Valkyrie bandits," the barman brushed it off passing Geralt his mead. "The City Guard raid the Valkyrie Towers every so often. Of course most bandits get slaughtered then…

22 Evening Star, 4E202 – A Floating Rock Fortress

"So you say that rocks always fall to the ground?" Keld looked menacingly at the other drinkers in the High Inn in Ivarstead. "And I say not so." "What's in the mead?" One of the customers whispered to the inn keeper. "Or is he just not right in the head?" "There's nothing wrong with my…

22-23 Evening Star, 4E202 – Joining the Legion

"Yeah, we could use new recruits!" An Orc Legionnaire beamed at Hauk in Gnisis. "We are decidedly understaffed." He looked over a large central square that was quite deserted. "I'm not so sure that me joining would really solve your staffing issue," Hauk smirked, following the Orc's gaze. "May be if a few dozen of…

22 Evening Star, 4E202 – Azarath Salvel

"Keeping busy, I see," a hooded man in a dark robe stood over Hauk, waking him up. The bodies of bandits and smugglers that Hauk had "cleared" for the privilege of sleeping in that cave were piled up in the adjacent cavern. "You wanted a word." "I see where your son gets his habits from,"…

19-21 Evening Star, 4E202 – Ald’ruhn

"Some story indeed," Hauk was muttering to himself leaving Fort Moonmoth where he went to see Larrius Varro, the Legion Champion. Having showered Hauk with condescending advice, he told him a story about a "bad Councillor" and a "good officer" and how the "bad Councillor" was accepting bribes from "bad people" that the "good officer"…

17 Evening Star, 4E202 – Vivec – Suran – The first dream

Hauk didn't like Vivec City. The place was huge, with those canton islands looking all alike, with people being equally unfriendly everywhere. Some places were crowded, other places where completely empty. Where was everyone? Hauk was standing on a completely deserted outer ring of the Foreign Canton looking at gondolas in the canal. Why did…

10 Evening Star, 4E202 – Travels – Eno Hlaalu

"Aren't there any horses in Morrowind?" Hauk was talking to a Legion soldier at Fort Moonmoth. "Or do you always have to walk everywhere?" "There are no horses here, no," the Legionnaire shook his head. "They don't do well on volcanic terrain or during ash storms, plus there's nothing for them to graze." He looked…

5 Evening Star, 4E202 – Finding your way

"I don't seem to be able to summon the creatures I used to summon in Cyrodiil," Hauk was saying to Estirdalin at the Mages Guild in Balmora. "While at the same time I am able to summon someone's Ancestral Ghost. Very odd." "Yes, magic doesn't quite work in the same way here," Estirdalin nodded. "Personally…

1 Evening Star, 4E202 – Establishing a cover story

"Establish a cover story, no one should be left wondering what you are doing in Morrowind," Caius Cosades told Hauk during the briefing. "A freelance adventurer cover always works, although since everyone already knows you're with the Legion, you might as well join up officially. Gnisis accepts new recruits, I hear." He smirked at his…

23 Sun’s Dusk, 4E202 – Settling in

"So, how is it that it took you three days to walk from Seyda Neen to Balmora?" Caius Cosades looked stern. "How many ladies did you bed along the way? Could they not wait?" He glared at Hauk. "None, and that's the truth, Master," Hauk stood at attention. "I did run into some, but it…

20 Sun’s Dusk, 4E202 – Arrival

"Come on, Nord, this ain't Skyrim!" A guard kicked Hauk in the shins trying to wake him up. "Whaaa--" Hauk groaned, turning sleepily and trying to ignore the guard. "Up, I said - up! You useless piece of..." Thud. The guard's head hit an awkwardly placed crate, putting an end to his swearing. Hauk turned…

21 Evening Star, 4E202 – Domination

"You thought Molag Bal made me a pure-blood," Lena looked at Fenris sideways as they sat by the fire in an Ayleid ruin. "You thought I carried Molag Bal's child. It was a logical assumption. But did you really think Molag Bal would have allowed me to marry after he'd made me his bride?" "I…

17 Evening Star, 4E202 – Fenris

"Mistress, you are back!" Fenris kneeled before Lena as she entered the Leyawiin Sanctuary. Something seemed to be different this time, Fenris knew Lena didn't want him to kneel, and yet he did it. "Hello, Fenris," she replied, lifting him up by the shoulders. "How have you been?" This had become their usual greeting by…

31 Frostfall, 4E202 – Travels

"Go. I don't want to see either of you for at least a month," Ungolim was saying to Lena and Lucien from behind his Listener's desk at the Black Hand Office in Bravil. "Ocheeva is perfectly capable of keeping an eye on your Sanctuary while you are away, Lucien," he added, moving a large pile…

30 Frostfall, 4E202 – Wedding

"Before we go through with it, I have to tell you that I was married before," Lucien looked at Lena intently across the table. They were having dinner in Lena's house in Bravil, their wedding was scheduled for the following day. "The Priest will point it out to you tomorrow, I'm sure they dug it…

17 Frost Fall, 4E202 – Below Anvil

"What are your plans for today?" Lucien asked Lena at breakfast. "I don't know..." she mused. "Probably get going to Bravil - the wedding isn't that far away, and I've got nothing to wear," she rolled her eyes. "Mmm, I see. How do you feel about delaying it for a bit and delving into some…

16 Frostfall, 4E202 – Doubts

"You haven't said anything about Valenwood," Lucien said to Lena as they were sitting by the fire in the Benirus Manor in Anvil after a long day of reports and conversations. Lena had just returned from a month-long trip to Elsweyr and Valenwood, but didn't say anything about Valenwood in her report. "Well, there wasn't…

16 Frostfall, 4E202 – Carahil – Raevus Palenix

"So it's true!" Carahil was eyeing Lena's pregnant belly which started becoming noticeable. "I didn't think vampires could become pregnant." "It happens," Lena turned red. "I know your views on vampires and other undead, Carahil. Yet you didn't object working with Hannibal Traven." "It's not the same!" It was Carahil's turn to go red. "He…

16 Frostfall, 4E202 – An evening in Anvil

"I grew up in this city, you know," Lucien was looking over Anvil from the top of the lighthouse. "It was quite different back then." "Yeah... I can imagine," Lena put her arm around his waist. "And with everything that happened in this lighthouse, too..." "Oh, that is still ongoing," Lucien turned to her. "What…

16 Frostfall, 4E202 – Elsweyr report

"So, let's hear it. What did you find out?" Lucien sat back in his chair, looking straight at Lena. The Dark Brotherhood Speaker Lucien Lachance was waiting for a report from his Silencer. Lena swallowed involuntarily. Lucien's new Anvil office was established in the previously abandoned house that came into possession of the Brotherhood after…

15-16 Frostfall, 4E202 – Back to Anvil

When Lena and Hauk were finally approaching Anvil, the night had already fallen. "Shall we stay at the Gweden Farm?" Lena turned to Hauk, looking and sounding tired. "Then go into town tomorrow?" "Good idea," Hauk agreed. "I think you'll find someone picking you up in the morning, too," he winked at her. Lena was…

12 Frostfall, 4E202 – The journey

In the morning Lena and Hauk left Elden Root to continue their journey North. They would be passing through Silvenar and Arenthia on their way to Skingrad and finally Anvil where Lucien was expecting Lena in just a few days. The Legion was expecting Hauk too, but he wasn't saying when or where. The road…

11 Frostfall, 4E202 – Holidays in Elden Root

"Holidays? Ha!" Jorgen Rammstein laughed derisively. "That's what the cowards would tell you. Rubbish! This city is in big trouble!" Finally, Lena and Hauk found someone who wasn't afraid to talk about what happened. Jorgen Rammstein was an old Nord who'd clearly seen enough battles in his life to not be afraid of almost anything.…

8 Frostfall, 4E202 – Going South

"Is that what passes for roads here?" Hauk was looking at a twisting path ahead of them. "It's just a marking on the side of a cliff!" "Oh, it's not as bad as that," Lena was peering into the distance too. "I'm sure it gets better further on. Let's go." After that disturbing journey into…

6 Frostfall, 4E202 – The way home

The corridor opened into the throne room of Castle Vahkmaar, and many soldiers fell defending it. But when three Orcs and two humans finally stood on its polished marble floor, they met no resistance - not even from the high bridge above, usually occupied by guard archers. They too now lay dead below. The throne…

6 Frostfall, 4E202 – Castle Vahkmaar

"Well, darling, welcome home!" Hauk was thrown down the stairs in a dingy dungeon, a cell gate lock clicked behind him. "Long time no see!" The guards' laughter was mocking. "Oh, watch yourself - don't want bruising that pretty face again." It was best not to reply, and Hauk didn't. "Here's another one," another guard…

6 Frostfall, 4E202 – Scorpion fever

"Snow, we need more snow! There's not enough snow!" Lena woke up on a beach in Southern Anequina, Hauk was tossing in his sleep next to her. His forehead felt hot. "Uh-oh," Lena shook her head. "He's coming down with a fever." Hauk was never ill. He could swim in a frozen river, then walk…

4 Frostfall, 4E202 – Corinthe bath house

"D'ya know what I find so str-hic-range?" Hauk kicked another empty bottle of sujamma. "We're in Elsw-wweyr, yet that's from Morrowind!" "I d-don't mind," Lena giggled, taking another sip from her own sujamma bottle. "We don't discri-... mmm... -criminate?" Sujamma-induced hilarity filled Corinthe bath house. "Better not get into any ffffights now," Hauk shook his…

4 Frostfall, 4E202 – The last day in Corinthe

Hauk returned to Corinthe just after dawn and found Lena missing. "Typical" - he thought to himself. "Leave her alone for a couple of days, and she'll be off all night exploring gods know what, most likely beneath the city." He was just about to pay for accommodation at the caravanserai, when the host assured…

28-29 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Corinthe

"By Akatosh, I've seen enough palaces today to last me a lifetime!" - Hauk breathed with relief when he and Lena finally left the Palace District of Corinthe to return to a more down-to-earth Market District. "How can they stand wearing all those heavy velvets in this heat?" - his voice was momentarily muffled as…

27 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Another world

"You have been very quiet ever since you told me about Scorpio" - Hauk looked at Lena at dinner. "That brought up memories, didn't it?" "Yes, but that's not what's been keeping me quiet" - she smiled at him. "I mentioned I've been to other worlds... Well, some were less pleasant than others. I've been…

27 Hearthfire, 4E202 – On to Corinthe

"All right, let's get going" - Lena tried to be gentle waking up Hauk in the morning. They went to the gambling den the night before and Hauk got into a fight with the Orcs there, so now he was not only nursing bruises to his pride, but also bruises to his nose, although the…

26 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Orcrest

"Are we done in Orcrest then?" - Lena turned to Hauk at breakfast. "Are we?" - he smirked. "What time did you get back here last night? I was asleep, so it must have been pretty late - or was it in fact this morning?" "This morning" - Lena nodded. "It was dawning already. But…

24 Hearthfire, 4E202 – The road to Orcrest

Having spent several days in the catacombs under Dune, Lena and Hauk were eager to be on their way, and big open skies of the Elsweyr Anequina desert welcomed them and called them forth. "Where to next?" - Hauk was enjoying the open space as they rode out of the gates of Dune. "Orcrest or…

22 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Assassin of old

"And do you adhere to the Creed?" - a voice with a strange accent spoke behind her. Lena spun around - there was nothing there, just the luminous mist filling the entire hall of the old underground structure beneath Dune. If that's where she still was. "What creed?" - Lena cast around, looking for traces…

22 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Assassin

"What am I going to do now?" - Lena drank the last bottle of blood after her vampirism had relapsed again, for the third time in two days. "This was my last bottle." "Perhaps we'll come across some more" - Hauk said hopefully, trying to repair the many new breaks on his armour, then giving…

19 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Goblins

"This is going to take forever to sort this out!" - Lena turned to Hauk as they were sitting by the fire in yet another goblin-infested dungeon. "We've been going through these dungeons for the last day, judging by how tired I am, and we still haven't found the key to the trapdoor!" "Well, the…

18 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Conversations in Dune

They woke up in late morning feeling refreshed after their long roadtrip the day before. "Let's walk around, see what's going on" - Lena smiled at Hauk. "We both need information." The market in Dune was in full swing. High city walls were casting a lot of shadow, and everyone was thankful for it. Lena…

13 First Seed, 4E192 – Hauk’s choice

"The meeting is at dawn. Come tonight" - Hauk read a note from Reesa. This was a clear invitation, and he followed it up. ... "Glad to see you" - Reesa smiled when he knocked on her door. "I've been waiting." Hauk entered, trying not to brush past her, although she didn't step out of…

15 Hearthfire, 4E202 – The road to Riverhold

"We are going in the wrong direction!" - Lena exclaimed when they saw the towers of the Wolf's Borough ahead. "This is the road to Skingrad." "Yes" - nodded Hauk, stopping and turning his horse to face Lena. "Of course it is - it's the Gold Road. The way to Arenthia." "Hauk!" - Lena was…

10 First Seed, 4E192 – Old Yrseke – Tongue – Reesa

"I have another job for you" - Basel waved Hauk to come in. "Escort." "I'm listening." Hauk propped himself up against the fireplace in Basel's office. It was a very comfortable room - Basel used to spend a lot of time in it. "I want you to accompany Old Yrseke to a business meeting. And…

14 Hearthfire, 4E202 – The Old Crow Inn

"Oh, that Reesa reminds me of someone here in Cyrodiil" - Lena laughed, interrupting Hauk's story. They had set off from the Imperial City on their journey South and were just approaching the Old Crow Inn at the junction of the Red Ring Road and Gold Road. "Whoever do you mean?" - Hauk looked at…

27 Sun’s Dawn, 4E192 – Reesa

"Reesa? What are you doing here?" - Hauk saw Reesa get up from her seat as he approached the house of an unfortunate youth he was sent to eliminate. "Don't do it" - she stood in his way, swaying her hips. "Leave him alone." "Out of my way, Reesa." She stepped aside, and Hauk entered…

13 Hearthfire, 4E202 – The Cartographers Guild

"Are you one Lena Wolf?" - a well-dressed Khajiit entered the King and Queen tavern where Lena and Hauk were having dinner. He approached their table and nodded to Lena. "This one is Sa'Shalim, a senior member of the Imperial Cartographers Guild." He looked at Lena expectantly, as if it made it clear what he…

12 Hearthfire, 4E202 – A trip on the cards

Lena went to see Lucien at the Sanctuary to see about that business he had for her. She found him at his desk buried in papers. "Hello, Master Assassin" - she smiled at him mischievously. "Lots of contracts, is it?" "I wish!" - he grimaced. "This all relates to one and the same matter, and…

12 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Proposal

"We need a better house" - Lucien was lying next to Lena in the Wolf Sanctuary in Cheydinhal, caressing her belly. "One with enough room and good security." "This house has it all" - Lena looked at him in surprise. "Plenty of room, and what could be more secure than the Black Door in the…

8 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Crystal Chasm

"So, what about these crystal formations?" - Lena put her hand on one protruding from a chasm just South of Falkreath. "They belong in the Shivering Isles' Greymarch - they are Jyggalag's, symbols of order or some such. They are not supposed to appear in Mundus, or to have any other meaning. I don't get…

7 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Falkreath

"Well, that's more like it" - Lena caught herself thinking as she woke up to the smell of fresh coffee at the Falkreath inn. Geralt was already up, and after breakfast they set off in search of any records of the Second Imperial Legion from about two hundred years ago. They started at the chapel.…

4 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Pinevale – The Red Hall

It was a misty and chilly morning when Lena and Geralt set off from the Pale Pass Inn going West. They passed a hunter headed into the wooded hills ("The deer won't see me in the mist") and circled around Bruma on its Northern side. There the road had several branches, and they met a…

3 Hearthfire, 4E202 – The Jeralls West of Bruma

"Which way do you want to take - through Southern Skyrim or Northern Cyrodiil? Neither will be straightforward" - Lena looked at Geralt over breakfast at the Pale Pass Inn. "Do you want me to guess? I don't know what to expect along either route" - Geralt didn't like unreasonable requests. "Well... perhaps I was…

22 Second Seed, 4E195 – Fyke Isle tower

"This tower is filled with wraiths" - thought Geralt, having fought off half a dozen of them in the entrance hall. "The baron, his family and his servants were slaughtered here by the angry mob - so we've got their wraiths and the wraiths of the dead intruders, too. But there is more - a…

2 Hearthfire, 4E202 – Pale Pass Inn

"And so when I woke up stark naked in that hut, all covered in bandages - I knew it was you" - Geralt looked at Lena with significance. "It could have been Keira Metz" - Lena shrugged. "It was she who sent you to Fyke Isle in the first place." "True" - Geralt conceded, a…