Are Bretons Boring?

This week on Written in Uncertainty, we’re discussing a question that has vexed Elder Scrolls lore fans for many years, been the subject of reams of text on forums, including one of the most long-lived fan projects in the series history. Today we’re asking, why are the Bretons boring?

What Makes Redguard Culture Unique?

This week on Written in Uncertainty we’re continuing to look at the Redguards, with a deeper dive into the things in their culture that are unique, namely their gods, sword-singing, and a brief evaluation of memory stones.

What is the History of the Redguards?

Today on Written in Uncertainty we’re talking about the only race to have successfully invaded Tamriel, who have both tried to integrate and stand apart. All this while possibly having the most complete understanding of a timeline outside of Mundus that we know of. Today we’re asking, what is the culture of the Redguards about?

What Happened to Yokuda?

The Redguards came to Tamriel from Yokuda, having amassed a lot of history in their native continent, so I think we need to start there. The earliest arrival of the Ra Gada Warrior Waves onto the shores of Tamriel is 1E 808, if you believe the Pocket Guide to the Empire, Third Edition, which roughly… Continue reading What Happened to Yokuda?

What are the Dunmer Great Houses?

The Origin of the Great Houses The Great Houses evolved from clans that banded together for mutual protection and support, and, possibly still function as families in some way, if you believe Councilor Lleril Morvay. Despite a terrible description of them as “political parties” in the book Great Houses of Morrowind, I see them as… Continue reading What are the Dunmer Great Houses?

What is the Religious History of the Dunmer?

Today on Written in Uncetainty we’re continuing our look into one of the most fascinating cultures in Tamriel, that underwent not one but two religious revolutions, several wars and produced possibly the most stable theocracy Tamriel has ever seen. Today we’re asking, what can we learn from the religious history of the Dunmer?

Who were the Chimer?

This week on Written in Uncertainty we’re looking at a culture that has been shaped by conflict and hardship throughout its entire history, willingly inflicting pain and suffering on themselves and others. This week we’re asking, what can we learn from the history of the Chimer?

What have the Remans ever done for us?

Today Written in Uncertainty looks into one of the most successful, and definitely one of the most technologically-advanced cultures on Tamriel. They built spaceships, conquered most of the continent, and had a ruler who was birthed out of a hill. Today we’re asking, what have the Remans ever done for us?

Who is Pelinal?

Today we’re taking a look at one of the most influential and yet obscure characters in the Elder Scrolls lore. This person has, if some texts are to be believed, formed multiple empires, committed acts of genocide against both elves and the land of Tamriel itself, and possibly came from the future. Today we’re asking, who is Pelinal?