A fallen King has been unchained
from the darkness of Oblivion to seek vengeance upon the
Gods who banished him. Only a champion pure of heart can vanquish
the evil that has been released upon the land. You must heed
the call, reclaim the lost relics of the Divine Crusader, and
return the Nine to glory. New dungeons, characters, quests,
and mysteries await.
a New Faction - The Knights of the Nine have long been disbanded.
Reclaim their former glory as you traverse the far reaches of
Cyrodill across an epic quest line.
Battle New Foes - Encounter Umaril, the ancient Ayleid Sorcerer-King,
and his minions, the fearsome Aurorans.
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Song of Pelinal, Volume 7:
On His Battle with Umaril and His Dismemberment
Editor's Note: This fragment comes from a manuscript recovered
from the ruins of the Alessian Order's monastery at Lake Canulus,
which dates it to sometime prior to the War of Righteousness (1E
2321). However, textual analysis suggests that this fragment actually
preserves a very early form of the Song, perhaps from the mid-sixth
[And so after many battles with] Umaril's allies, where
dead Aurorans lay like candlelight around the throne, the Pelinal
by the last Ayleid sorcerer-kings and their demons, each one heavy
with varliance. The Whitestrake cracked the floor with his mace
and they withdrew, and he said, "Bring me Umaril that called
me out!" ... [And] while mighty in his aspect and
wicked, deathless-golden Umaril favored ruin-from-afar over close
and so he tarried in the shadows of the white tower before coming
forth. More soldiers were sent against Pelinal to die, and yet
they managed to pierce his armor with axes and arrows, for Umaril
had wrought each one by long varliance, which he had been hoarding
since his first issue [of challenge.]... [Presently] the
[showed himself] bathed in [Meridian light] ...
and he listed his bloodline in the Ayleidoon and spoke of his father,
a god of the
[previous kalpa's] World-River and taking great delight
in the heavy-breathing of Pelinal who had finally bled...
... [And] Umaril was laid low, the
angel face of his helm dented into an ugliness which made Pelinal
laugh, [and his] unfeathered
wings broken off with sword strokes delivered while Pelinal stood [frothing]...
above him insulting his ancestry and anyone else that took ship
from Old Ehlnofey, [which] angered the other Elvish
kings and drove them to a madness of their own... [and they] fell
on him [speaking] to their weapons... cutting the Pelinal
into eighths while he roared in confusion [which even] the
Council of Skiffs [could hear]...
when Mor shook the whole of the tower with mighty bashing from
his horns [the next morning],
and some were slain-in-overabundance in the Taking, and Men
looked for more Ayleids to kill but Pelinal had left none save
kings and demons that had already begun to flee... It was Morihaus
found the Whitestrake's head, which the kings had left to prove
their deeds and they spoke and Pelinal said things of regrets...
but the rebellion had turned anyway... [and more] words
were said between these immortals that even the Paravant would