In this blog post I would like to try to lift the viel on the varying accounts of Tiber Septim's life.
We are all likely familiar with the orthodox view of Tiber's life, as stated in the Pocket Guide to the Empire, First Edition: Cyrodiil, which is also the most quoted by in-game NPCs and texts. This origin story paints Tiber as coming from Atmora, studying in Skyrim in his youth, learning the Thu'um, joining King Cuhlecain in reuniting Tamirel, and eventually becoming emperor after King Cuhlecain was brutally slain by a breton nightblade. The problem with this story is that it simply has FAR to many holes in it to be believable.
The first problem comes from the claim that Tiber was from Atmora. The last ship from Atmora, at least according …
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This is the first of a series of blogs that I plan to use to detail many lore bits people may not know of.
In this first article, I would like to talk about Lorkhan, his avatars, the takers of his power, and others connected to him, or his myths.
Lorkhan, as we all know, was the spirit responsible for bringing the other spirits together to create the mortal realm, an act which earned him a death sentence when Trinimac tore out his heart.
- "One of the strongest of these, a barely formed urge that the others call Lorkhan, details a plan to create Mundus, the Mortal Plane." ~ The Monomyth
- "Finally Trinimac, Auriel's greatest knight, knocked Lorkhan down in front of his army and reached in with more than hands to take his Heart. He was undone." ~ T…
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