An Object Lesson is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls II: Daggerfall.


The quest requires the Hero to steal an item from a Shopkeeper


  • Locate the specified shop
  • Locate and take the specified item
  • Drop the given note
  • Return to the questgiver and claim the reward


The Hero receives instructions to "liberate" an item from a shopkeeper and leave a note in its place. After traveling to the specified Shop, the Hero must locate the item which will be on the floor. They must then take it and drop a note given to them by the questgiver anywhere in the building. After the criteria is met, the Hero must return to the questgiver to obtain the reward.


[Questgiver] of [Questgiver's town] has sent me to [Target's location] in [Target's town] to "liberate" a [Quest item] stored there and drop off a note. If I can do this and get back to [Questgiver's location] in [Time Limit] days, I will earn [Reward] gold pieces.