Brindle, Brindle Home, or Castle Brindle is a minor settlement located deep within the Great Forest of the Colovian West in Cyrodiil. Brindle is known for its isolation, as it is far from both the Orange Road in the north and the Gold Road in the south. In recent years, the fort has fallen asunder to a simple village forgotten by the cityfolk of Cyrodiil.
As mentioned before, Brindle is located far from both the Orange Road and the Gold Road, where the cities of Chorrol and Skingrad are located. In its prime, Brindle had a large keep surrounded by a large stone wall like the other strongholds in the area. During the Alliance War, Central Cyrodiil was split into three regions occupied by the different alliances. Castle Brindle was located in the area held by the First Aldmeri Dominion, and it was on the edge of the territory. Gottlesfont Priory is a minor settlement that consists of a chapel to the Nine Divines, it is a considerable distance from Brindle Home. When Brindle was originally Castle Brindle, the priory was built outside of the eastern wall.
During the Interregnum in 2E 582, Central Cyrodiil was split into three regions that were controlled by the three factions fighting in the Alliance War. The area around Castle Brindle was under the supervision of the First Aldmeri Dominion, and it served as their protection from the Daggerfall Covenant in the north. Castle Brindle was berated several times by both the Dominion and the Covenant, and even the Ebonheart Pact, which had territory on the other side of the province. The nearby town of Vlastarus was a significant settlement sought out by the alliances of the war. Control over Vlastarus was determined by having control over Castle Brindle and as result, many fought to take Brindle.
During the Oblivion Crisis in 3E 433, Castle Brindle was ransacked and destroyed, reducing the settlement to nothing but a simple farming village. Residents of Castle Brindle had either moved on into the nearby settlements or left to areas further than the Great Forest. A retired Imperial veteran named Melus Petilius lived in Brindle Home and served as their protector from local Goblins and Highwaymen. Petilius was targeted by Molag Bal, and he sent his follower to torture the man, who was grieving for his wife. Enraged, Petilius murdered the follower, leaving another death on his conscious.