The Dragonborn can choose to help him keep his mine by either convincing Atar and his Silver-Blood Mercenaries to leave, or simply killing them so they are no longer an issue. It's also possible to side with Atar instead, and convince Ainethach to sell his mine. Regardless of which side is chosen, the Dragonborn will receive a leveled amount of .
Ainethach is a marriage candidate. As with all possible spouses, he makes a daily profit of 100 that does not have to be collected every day. He will hold onto the amount as it increases until it is asked for.
- "I'm one of the few native sons of the Reach that owns land. It doesn't make me very popular."