Speaking with Erik reveals that he is desperate to become an adventurer. He asks the Dragonborn to speak to his father and convince him to let Erik go. The Dragonborn can persuade, intimidate, or pay Mralki to allow Erik to become an adventurer.
When the Dragonborn is supposed to send false orders to Morthal for the Stormcloak Rebellion, he first needs to find an Imperial Courier who has a document Galmar Stone-Fist can forge. Galmar then says to him that the Innkeepers of Rorikstead and Dragon Bridge might know more about where the courier is, as Imperial Couriers usually stop at these locations. When talking to Mralki in Frostfruit Inn, he can either be persuaded, intimidated or bribed to get information about the Imperial Courier. The other innkeeper who can be spoken to is Faida, in Dragon Bridge.
A false frontEdit
Seen any Imperial couriers lately?
- His life is in danger.
- Maybe some gold will help?
- I don't have time for this. I can get rough with you if I have to. "Now, now! That won't be necessary. He was here... [...]"
- Never mind. "Hmph."
Note: he will say, "He was here, but he left... [...]," as well as a unique response depending on the reply chosen by the Dragonborn, for any answer chosen. If asked, "Seen any Imperial couriers lately?" again after the information has been given, he will only repeat where he is.