In Which Kendis Becomes Thane of Eastmarch
Double session post, in which the main two items of interest are Kendis getting the thaneship of Eastmarch, and finishing up renovations of her brand new Dwemer-themed home.
With a side helping of punching the daylights out of Rolff in Windhelm, because punching Rolff is a thing that all just and right-thinking Dragonborn should do. Preferably on a regular basis.
In Which Kendis Takes Windhelm for the Empire and Gains a Dwarven Home
Another three-session post, with major action being the ending of the Skyrim Civil War, the slaying of Ulfric Stormcloak, and my beginning work on becoming Brunwulf Free-Winter’s thane. With a side helping of catching the Butcher, and then later checking out the Dwemer-themed home called Nchuanthumz!
In Which Delga Marries, Adopts Children, and Retakes Thirsk Mead Hall
This session turned out to be a bit more eventful than planned–in no small part because I finally went ahead and got married, and adopted two children! All because Neloth decided to order me to go look at a Briarheart for him, which in turned required leaving Solstheim again for a trip back to the mainland.
Who I married: Aela the Huntress! Who I adopted: Sofie and Lucia. Where I settled them: Lakeview Manor.
Deets behind the fold!
In Which Delga Goes to Solstheim
Note to all: This post is several days after the fact, since my house Internet went down on Thursday 1/6/2022, and only has come up again five days later. Not cross-posting this to Dreamwidth because I put up a mirror version of this same post on that site already, here.
With this session, I officially kick off the Dragonborn DLC activity for this playthrough! And the way the session action played out, Delga and her housecarl Calder made it to Solstheim and almost immediately got caught up in the mystery of what’s going on with Miraak taking over the minds of the people of the island.
In Which Delga Lays Her Steward to Rest
This was an extremely low-key session, in which I focused on a circuit through all of Delga’s houses. I gathered loot for selling, did a bunch of crafting, got level 62’s round of training, and in general prepared to head over to Solstheim and tackle the Dragonborn plot.
And, notably, I spent some time making a proper resting place for poor deceased Ria, Companion and my steward at Heljarchen Hall.
In Which Delga Slays Lord Harkon and Kills a Thalmor Assassin
Primary action in this session was the finale of the Dawnguard plot, slaying Lord Harkon and putting a stop to the prophecy about blotting out the sun. And after that, some side action: taking out the Thalmor assassin targeting Malborn, and finding the Word of Power at Shriekwind Bastion.
In Which Delga Destroys the Dark Brotherhood
Because seriously, fuck those guys!
In Which Delga Acquires the White Phial and the Final Aetherium Shard
Two main overall goals with this session: bringing back the components for Quintus to repair the White Phial, and finally making it to Raldbthar to recover the fourth and final aetherium shard.
With a side helping of not one, not two, but three different dragons slain! Two of whom had names! You fought well, Nahagliiv and Viinturuth.
In Which Delga Visits the Throat of the World
This session was mostly about moving the main plot along a little further–and going to the top of the Throat of the World to meet Paarthurnax and learn more about what to do to stop Alduin!
In Which Delga Breaks In Her New Housecarl
Nothing terribly significant in this session–mostly just running around fulfilling various pending side quests, and getting some better armor onto Calder, latest housecarl to join Team Dragonborn!