- Note: If the Thieves Guild quest "A Chance Arrangement" is completed, Brand-Shei will be in Riften Jail, although it is possible to save Brand-Shei from the jail time (See quest article for more info)
- Speak to Brand-Shei
- Locate a clue about Brand-Shei's past
- Return to Brand-Shei
Brand-Shei can be found in Riften's marketplace, during the day time. A dialogue option is available: "You have an odd name for a Dunmer." Brand-Shei will explain how his parents fled Morrowind by boat, when he was just a child. But the boat was wrecked on the north-eastern coast of Skyrim, and his family all perished. He was subsequently adopted by an Argonian. He then asks the Dragonborn to help him recover his past.
The Dragonborn must travel to the Wreck of The Pride of Tel Vos. The wreck is located east of Winterhold and inside a chest, underwater, the Lymdrenn Telvanni's Journal may be found. The area is inhabited by a few bandits.
Once acquired, the Dragonborn may deliver the journal to Brand-Shei, in Riften, to complete the miscellaneous quest.
By returning the journal, Brand-Shei will give the Dragonborn the key to his strongbox under his market desk. Inside are some gems, potions and a random novice leveled spellbook.
Note: There isn't an actual "Quest complete" stage of this journal
This section contains bugs related to Distant Memories. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- A Chance Arrangement," the Dragonborn may have to wait until his time in jail has been served, which takes quite a while. However, the quest can still be completely by simply retrieving the journal first. If the quest is not accepted (and possibly completed) before successfully completing "