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- Preventative Measure: Help an Argonian secure her freedom.
- "You're an unexpected bend in the river. Not Veiled Heritance, yes? And obviously not Pact. Perhaps we may be of service to one another?"
- Aren't you a member of the Pact?
- "Argonians as a people are, yes. But these troops are no friends of mine.
I want to teach these pigs a lesson. I help you, you help me?"
- What do you have in mind?
- "This crystal, take it. The Pact has unloaded arcane cargo all around the cove.
Simply touch the crystal to the cargo. The results should be... impressive"
- I'll give it a shot.
- "Careful. The crystal has a bite. Not always so friendly when unattuned."
- The crystal might backfire?
- "Yes. The crystal may backfire if not properly attuned."
- Is this something I can get some help with?
- "I can't. My magicka is bound. I could try, but if I exceed the power the stone allows me... pain.
- (Intimidate) I don't want to brag, but I'm pretty good at hurting people.
- "I see I've chosen another trustworthy ally.
Very well. I'll try.".
- "Fine. Thanks anyway."
- "Good luck."
- Why help me?
- "My people are allied with the Dark Elves. Our slavemasters are now our friends. And yet, nothing has changed. I'm still treated like a slave. I should be free to flow as the river's course demands."
- Aren't you a mage? Why don't you just leave?
- "My magicka is bound. My superior, he holds a gem that contrains my power. You destroy their supplies, yes? I gain my freedom."
Return to her after completing the objective.
- "Good work. The crystal?"
- I still have it.
- "Excellent. So now you see—this gem dampens my magicka.
The crystal I gave you, along with a bit of spellwork, should set me free."
- What are you going to do?
- "I will start the spell. Once I have the crystal weakened, I will tell you to use the crystal I gave you. Using it will be the final boost I need.
Then I shall be free. Ready?"
- I'm ready.
She prepares the spell and says, "This should work... Now use the crystal on the stone." Do as she asks.
- "Well done!"
- What will you do now?
- "Leave these pigs to your slaughter. May they rot.
Thank you for your help. Shadowfen awaits!"