Season Unending Part 20For many years, the Temple of the Divines in Solitude housed only eight of the nine Divines’ shrines, leaving the place where Talos’ shrine should have been an empty space like an ugly sore in the middle. Ulfric had found it offensive every time he had come to visit the temple whenever he was in the city. To remove a god’s shrine did not make him any less a god. In fact, Talos’ absence drew more attention since it created a void in the middle of the setup of the temple.Season Unending Part 20 by heiwako
One of the first things Ulfric had done once he had taken Solitude was to commission a new icon of Talos to be crafted for the temple. The old one had been smashed as a sign of contrition to the Thalmor. The local blacksmiths had worked on it with great fervor day and night until it was completed. Now a new icon, shiny and bright compared to the old ones, rested in the spot. It was a small step towards the liberation of Skyrim.
Ulfric knelt before the shrine with his father’s amulet of Talo
Season Unending Part 19The next day Ulfric returned to the Pelagius Wing ready to continue battle. He found that he was eagerly anticipating returning too. The thought of a cold, naked Elenwen huddling under a fur blanket while trying her best to not ask him for new clothes was too delicious. It was invigorating to be the one in charge for a change.Season Unending Part 19 by heiwako
Unfortunately, his daydream was not to be. When Ulfric entered Elenwen’s room, he found her sitting at her desk again writing in her book. Despite wearing only her underclothes, she still managed to look regal as she wrote.
She even made him wait a few minutes as she finished whatever paragraph she was on. Finally, she looked up, her golden eyes cold as she took in the sight of him. “Back again already?”
“I was hoping that you would be ready to see reason,” Ulfric said in his most rational voice. He placed a new outfit on the desk and stepped back to see how the elf would react.
Elenwen sneered as she eyed the coarsely spun cloth.
Meria Alone“Not now Meria I have important business with the First Ambassador!” snapped a tall Thalmor Justicar with black hair slicked back in a neat style and vivid green eyes.Meria Alone by The-Serene-Mage
“B-But uncle, you promised that we practice magic today!” pleaded a smaller Altmer similar to the Justicar.
The Thalmor agent paused in mid step and gazed down at the smaller Mer with annoyance in his eyes,
“I said, not now, go back to your room before I get reprimanded for allowing a child to be up here!” he snapped before pushing her back, nearly knocking her off her feet.
Meria watched her uncle leave the hallway of the embassy, holding back her tears before wrapping her arms around herself.
“That’s what you always say…” she murmured to herself before looking over to a frost window overlooking the Courtyard of the Embassy.
The snow gently fell from the sky onto the patrolling guards as well as a few Justicars, Meria wished she was allowed into the courtyard
Pride Comes Before the Fall“As a Thalmor Commander, it is your duty to set an example for your troops in a time of need,” The Grand Justiciar had told his student as the two made their way into a lavish temple, “Despite what you may believe, this principle surpasses all other aspects of your position.”Pride Comes Before the Fall by Andropunk
“I don’t understand,” The new Commander turned his head to look up at the towering mer, “As a Justiciar, it was my duty, it always had been my duty, to track down those who commit heresy. I had never needed an example - you just need to get your information, and make your kill. Why is it that I must set an example now? It seems rather unnecessary, sir.”
The taller elf extended a hand, gesturing for the younger man to follow him down the corridor. Their footsteps echoed on the marble floor, and their forms cast shadows upon the sun-kissed stone. Attendants of the temple stepped out of their path as they passed, respectfully bowing their heads. As they approached
Season Unending Part 1"Dammit, Ulfric got here first," General Tullius groused as he dismounted.Season Unending Part 1 by heiwako
There were two horses bearing the Windhelm colors already in the High Hrothgar stables as the Imperial contingent filed in. With Tullius, Legate Rikke, Jarl Elisif, Jarl Balgruuf, their housecarls, and Ambassador Elenwen's mounts included, the small shed was overly full. The Greybeards had no need for horses, but they had the building for their rare visitors. It was highly unusual for them to have this many guests at once.
"Of course he did," Elenwen said as she smoothly dismounted. "He's much closer than we were, he has a smaller contingent, and he had to be here first to prove his worth."
"He's also not going to be happy that the ambassador is here," Rikke murmured to Tullius. Elenwen smiled, not acknowledging the legate's words. "You know how much Ulfric hates the Thalmor."
"What was I supposed to do, Legate?" Tullius replied lowly. "She's higher ranked than me and has every right to be here. I couldn't exact
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