TES5: Skyrim Books

This page lists all of the books included in The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, which was released in 2011. Books released in its expansions, Dawnguard (2012) and Dragonborn (2012), as well as its Creation Club content, are also included here.

To see only books introduced in these games, click here.

Fiction & Narrative

A Dance in Fire - This series of books retells Decumus Scotti's adventures in Valenwood during the 5 years war between it and Elsweyr
A Game at Dinner - A published letter from an anonymous spy about the game Prince Helseth cleverly played at the dinner between him and his Councilors
A Tragedy in Black - A folk tale of a young boy who summons a Dremora
Adonato Leotelli’s Journal - Journal of a writer overhearing tales of adventure
Ancient Tales of the Dwemer - Fables and folk tales attributed to the Dwemer
Argonian Account - An senior Imperial clerk has a troublesome adventure in Black Marsh. Sequel to A Dance in Fire
Beggar Prince - The tale of a Valenwood prince who receives unexpected powers from Namira
Bone - Fictional story about the invention of medium armor
Breathing Water - An amusing story about a smuggler and a water breathing spell
Cabin the the Woods - A creepy story about a soldier and a ghostly woman
Chance’s Folly - The story of a thief who's just too skilled for her own good
Confessions of a Dunmer Skooma-Eater - A true-story about a Skooma-addicted Dunmer
Deathbrand - A legend about a dying pirate king's ghost
Feyfolken - The classic tale of scribe and his enchanted quill
Final Lesson - Another lesson imparted by the Great Sage (from the Feyfolken books) to his students
Hallgerd’s Tale - As Hallgerd's stated: "This is a story about someone who was more agile and accomplished in his armor than out of it"
Ice and Chitin - How ice and chitin saved an Officer and her Lieutenant from an army
Immortal Blood - A tale about a vampire hunter who likes to surprise his enemies by striking the first blow Nothing seems to take him by surprise Well Almost
Incident in Necrom - Four adventurers set out to clear a cemetery from vampires Exults the benefits of illusion magic
Kolb & the Dragon - A choose-your-own adventure book
Last Scabbard of Akrash - This book has it all -- romance, slavery, and head lopping!
Mystery of Princess Talara - The classic story about political intrigue in the royal family of Camlorn
Night Falls on Sentinel - An assassin tells of how he removed the crown prince of Sentinel
Of Fjori and Holgeir - The legend of two doomed lovers
Palla - The classic, relatable tale of a boy in love with his friend's mother
Purloined Shadows - A young girl learns a valuable skill from a master thief
Ruins of Kemel-Ze - An archeologist's adventure in the fabled ruin
Surfeit of Thieves - A tale about a robbery gone horribly, horribly awry
The Adventures of Eslaf Erol - The life of Eslaf Erol, ironical and completely ludicrous
The Armorers’ Challenge - Two armorers compete for the right to design armor for the Imperial troops
The Axe Man - The story of the devlopment of a Morag Tong assassin who exclusively used the axe during business hours Raises your Axe skill
The Black Arrow - A tale which shows that nobles do not always get what they want
The Cake and the Diamond - An amusing story about a clever alchemist and greedy thieves
The Crimson Dirks - Adventures of the Crimson Dirks bandit group
The Death of a Wanderer - The death-bed tale of an old Argonian explorer
The Exodus - This is the story of a young girl named Vralla When she becomes ill, her parents are told to go to the Mages Guild at Olenveld for help Vralla gets better in the end, sort of
The Gold Ribbon of Merrit - An amusing story of two friends, one a self-centered buffoon and the other a quiet but gifted warrior, reuniting for some idle archery
The Hope of the Redoran - A tale of a child blessed by a prophesy and the interpretaion thereof
The Locked Room - Yana is a locksmithing student who is interested in the theory and technique of the craft more than the practical considerations of it. Arthcamu is her impatient, pragmatic, and cruel instructor. By the end of the story, one of their deaths is imminent!
The Marksmanship Lesson - The basic argument against mistreating your Bosmer slaves, especially those with exeptional bow ability
The Mirror - A story about an exceptional fighter and his showdown with his greatest enemy
The Poison Song - An epic set in the aftermath of the War with the Dwemer and House Dagoth
The Rear Guard - An amusing tale of a man trapped in a castle, and the ordeals that he must go through to eat
The Woodcutter’s Wife - A folk tale of a woodcutter's wife cursed for her deeds
The Wraith’s Wedding Dowry - Never steal from a women on her wedding day
Thief of Virtue - A thief's most valiant theft
Three Thieves - A tale of thievery and betrayal
To Raise the Living - Tale of the Staff of Hasedoki
Trap - The story of someone being captured by the Berne Vampires and being kept as cattle This book raises your sneak skill
Vernaccus and Bourlor - Another book of Hallgerd series, telling about the story of a lesser daedra and a great archer hero

Guilds & Societies

A Kiss, Sweet Mother - Procedures for preforming the Black Sacrament to summon the Dark Brotherhood
Crypt of the Heart – Draft - Book added by Spell Knight Armor from the Creation Club. When it comes to tales of bravery and valor, few have a greater claim than the Knightly Orders of High Rock. Like the Knights of the Rose in Wayrest, many serve as royal guardians and protectors of the realm. It is through their defense of […]
Fall From Glory - The current state of Skyrim's Thieves' Guild
Fire and Darkness - “Brother, I still call you brother for we share our bonds of blood, tested but unbroken by hatred. Even if I am murdered, which seems inevitable now, know that, brother. You and I are not innocents, so our benedictions of mutual enmity is not tragedy, but horror. This state of silent, shadowed war, of secret […]
Pension of the Ancestor Moth - The basics of the Temple of the Ancestor Moth
Sacred Witness - Claims to be a true history of the Dark Brotherhood's Night Mother
Shadowmarks - A guide to the signs used by thieves
The Black Arts on Trial - The summary of a debate about necromancy
The Knights of the Nine - The history of the Knights, from their founding to their decline in the mid 3rd era
The Night Mother’s Truth - A history of the Night Mother
The Nightingales - Learn about the legendary Nightingales
The Old Ways - The definitive guide to the Psijic Order and their leader, Celarus

Histories & Biographies

2920, Last Year of the First Era - A fascinating drama taking place at the very end of the First Era.
A Minor Maze - The history of Labyrinthian and its creator, Shalidor
A Short History of Morrowind - A history book about Morrowind, mostly containing information about the settlements of the Vvardenfell district
Ahzidal’s Descent - The legend of a Nord mage who trained among elves so he could have his revenge on them
Annals of the Dragonguard - Yearly entries of the Dragonguard at Sky Haven Temple, outlining several important events
Antecedants of Dwemer Law - A brief overview of the relationship between Dwemer and Altmeri law
Atlas of Dragons - A list of dragons, living and dead
Before the Ages of Man - Another history book, recording the Dawn Era and Merethic Era
Biography of Barenziah - The "official" biography of Queen Barenziah, produced for widespread Imperial distribution
Biography of the Wolf Queen - The tragic and violent life of Queen Potema
Brief History of the Empire - A summary of 3rd era history, as told through the lives of its rulers
Changed Ones - Information about the origins of the Chimer
Cherim’s Heart - Interview with a Khajiiti tapestist about his work
Chronicles of Nchuleft - Recounts the events of an ancient Dwemeri meeting and assassination plot
Cleansing of the Fane - Chronicles the destruction of the Ayleid city of Malada in the early 1st era
Confessions Of A Khajiit Fur Trader - The biography of a Khajiit who grows wealthy by selling his people's fur
Daughter of the Niben - The History of Bravil Includes an interesting legend about the Lucky Old Lady
Daynas Valen’s Notes - Valen's notes on the history of the Gauldur Amulet
De Rerum Dirennis - A story about Asliel Direnni, an accomplished Alchemist of the Direnni clan
Father of the Niben - An ancient poem about Topal the Pilot, with modern commentary
Five Songs of King Wulfharth - Summaries of the Songs of King Wulfharth, which tell of his rise to, and fall from, power Also includes the hidden songs about his involvement at Red Mountain
Flight from the Thalmor - A Nord's account of his capture by Thalmor Justiciars
Fragment: On Artaeum - The Isle of Artaeum is the home of the Psijic Order
Frontier, Conquest, and Accommodation - An essay about the early Nordic settlement of Tamriel
Galerion the Mystic - A biography of Galerion the Mystic, founder of the Mage's Guild
Ghosts in the Storm - The author's caravan is attacked by unidentified creatures in the middle of a snow storm
Great Harbingers of the Companions - Lists historically important leaders of the Companions
History of Raven Rock - Covers the history of Raven Rock, from its founding in the late 3rd era to today, in the 4E200s
Lady Benoch’s Words and Philosophy - An interview with the Wood Elf Imperial Guard Lady Benoch about her life
Life of Uriel Septim VII - A biography of Uriel Septim VII, from the start of his reign to just prior to his death
Mixed Unit Tactics - This is a book about the Khajiiti strategies during the Five Years War
Nchunak’s Fire and Faith - Tells of Nchunak's journey's amongst the Dwemer and his attempts to understand the teachings of Kagrenac
Nerevar at Red Mountain - A top secret document about the events at Red Mountain from the Ashlander point of view
Nerevar Moon and Star - Imperial note about Ashlander legends
Night of Tears - Exploration of the Elves' attack on Saarthal
Of Crossed Daggers - A history of Riften, explaining its derelict state
Olaf and the Dragon - Explores the various legends of the story of King Olaf and his capture of the dragon Numinex
On the Great Collapse - The history of the Great Collapse and its aftermath, through the eyes of the Collge of Winterhold
On Wild Elves - A treatise on the remainders of the Ayleid civilization
Orsinium and the Orcs - A story about how Gortwog won the land between Menevia and Wayrest
Remanada - A myth of the birth of Reman, and the story of the knight Renauld
Report: Disaster at Ionith - The story of Uriel V's failed invasion of Akavir
Rising Threat - Summary of the late 3rd and early 4th eras in Summurset and Cyrodiil, with specific focus on the rise of the Thalmor
Rislav the Righteous - A heroic history book about Rislav Larich, an ancient king of Skingrad
Saint Jiub’s Opus - Juib's cheesy account of his accomplishments
Skorm Snow-Strider’s Journal - An early 1st era journal detailing a company's search for Falmer and discovery of Dragon cultists
The Aetherium Wars - Attributes the Dwemer weakness in Skyrim to infighting over a particularly rare ore
The Alik’r - Impressions of a poetic nature who seems to have fallen in love with the Alik'r Desert of Hammerfell
The Arcturian Heresy - An account of Tiber Septim's rise to power that contradicts the accepted Imperial narrative
The Battle of Sancre Tor - A history book about the Battle of Sancre Tor, during which General Talos (Tiber Septim) defeated the army of the allied Nords and Bretons through cunning
The Bear of Markarth - A recent history of the Reach
The Dragon War - An account of the relationship between dragons and men in the Merethic era
The Fall of Saarthal - A rather ineffectual report on the state of Saarthal's ruins
The Falmer: A study - A history of the Falmer after the fall of the Snow Prince, explaining their state today
The Great War - A description of the events between 4E 22 to 4E 180, including the resurgence of the Aldmeri Dominion and the decline of the Cyrodiil Empire
The Last King of the Ayleids - The Ayleids, or Heartland High Elves, ruled Cyrodiil in the long ages of Myth before the beginning of recorded history. One of the earliest recorded dates, in fact, is the Fall of White Gold Tower in 1E 243, which is commonly assumed to mark the end of the Ayleids. Although Ayleid rule over all of […]
The Legendary Sancre Tor - A history book about the legendary, but abandoned, and now haunted city of Sancre Tor
The Madness of Pelagius - A story about Emperor Pelagius III Septim Read in conjunction with other historical accounts
The Oblivion Crisis - A historical look at the main quest of TESIV:Oblivion
The Real Barenziah - A scandalous biography of the queen-mother of Morrowind
The Red Kitchen Reader - A chef reminisces about memorable meals
The Red Year - A collection of personal accounts of the Red Year in Morrowind
The Restless - History and rumors of Cyrus after his adventure in Stros M'kai
The Rise and Fall of the Blades - A history of the Blades
The Song of Pelinal - These seven books describe various aspects of the legendary hero, Pelinal Whitestrake
The Tale of Dro’Zira - A Khajiiti account of the battle of Red Moutain Interesting parallels with the Songs of King Wulfharth
The Third Era Timeline - Overview of the events of the 3rd era
The Wolf Queen - The dramatized biography of Potema, Wolf Queen of Solitude
Thirsk, A Revised History - History and customs of Thirsk, a mead hall in Solstheim
Touching the Sky - Recounts the journey of many Falmer to the sanctum of Auri-El
War of the First Council - An Imperial overview of the war Very biased and sometimes innacurate

Manuals & Instructions

Advances in Lockpicking - Information on lockpicking and lock design
Arcana Restored - A guide to restoring arcane items in a mana fountain Faux-archaic in style
Atronach Forge Manual - Explains how to use a forge that creates atronaches, located in the Midden of the College of Winterhold
Atronach Forge Recipe - A recipe for the atronach forge
Atronach Forge Recipe - A recipe for the atronach forge
Bonemold Formula - The process of making stronger bonemold
Catalogue of Armor Enchantments - Overview of possible apparel enchantments
Catalogue of Weapon Enchantments - Overview of possible weapon enchantments
Chaurus Pie: A Recipe - A humerous recipe book
Crafting with Netch Leather - A guide to crafting with Netch Leather
Enchanter’s Primer - An introduction to the principles of enchanting
Eyes of the Falmer Map - A map showing the location of the Eyes of the Falmer
Forge, Hammer, and Anvil - The materials needed to make various armors, plus some humerous comments
Gaius Maro’s Schedule - The weekly schedule of Gaius Maro, a Penitus Occulatus agent
Guide to Better Thieving - Overview of pickpocketing and lockpicking from a master thief
Harvesting Frostbite Spider Venom - Notes on Frostbite spiders
Heavy Armor Forging - Describes the materials and techniques needed to forge heavy armor
Herbalist’s guide to Skyrim - Descriptions of common Skyrim plants and their alchemical properties
Home Decorating Guides - Summaries of the decorations available for your various homes
Horker Attacks - Guide to surviving a fight with horkers
Killing – Before You’re Killed - I’ve seen many a man rush headlong into battle only to have their life cut short in an instant. I’ve been a trainer of the warrior arts for many spans – cut from the cloth of a great lineage of knights, Blades and even a distant sellsword or two. It’s with this knowledge that I’ll […]
Light Armor Forging - Describes the materials and techniques needed to make light armor
Line and Lure - A book about fishing
Mace Etiquette - Guide to proper use of maces
On Stepping Lightly - Lists various traps, puzzles, and enemies found in Nordic ruins Mostly a gameplay guide
Potion Recipes [TES5] - Recipes for various potions made from ingredients found in Skyrim
Proper Lock Design - A guide to picking locks
Reality and Other Falsehoods - A treatise on the nature of Alteration magic
The Apprentice’s Assistant - Tips for spellcasters
The Art of War Magic - A collection of phrases and thoughts, intended to help the reader become a better tactician and user of War Magic
The Beginner’s Guide to Homesteading - A guide to building your new house
The Buying Game - A guide to bartering
Twin Secrets - Describes the nature and limits of enchanting
Uncommon Taste - A book of Breton recipes by the famous cheff
Uncommon Taste – Signed - Personalized version of the famous cookbook

People & Places

A Gentleman’s Guide to Whiterun - A guide to Whiterun and its ladies
An Explorer’s Guide to Skyrim - Lists the locations of several Stones of Fate (the ones marked with the constalations)
Children of the All-Maker - A look at Skaal culture and its evolution
Children of the Sky - A book about Nords and their Thu'um
Hanging Gardens of Wasten Coridale - Excerpts of a Dwemer book translated into Aldmeri
Mysterious Akavir - This book describes the inhabitants of the continent called Akavir
Skyrim’s Rule - An overview of Skyrim's political arrangement, including moots, Jarls, and the High King
The City of Stone - A guide to Markarth, from the perspective of a mercenary
The Code of Malacath - A guide to Orcish strongholds and society
The Holds of Skyrim - Descriptions of the Holds, their capitals, and their strategic values in the war
The True Nature of Orcs - A short book about Malacath and the Orcs
Treatise on Ayleidic Cities - A damaged historical book of Varsa Baalim and the Nefarivigum
Walking the World, vol. XI - Description of the city of Solitude in the 4th era
Watcher of Stones - A man's attempts unsuccessful to draw blessings from the star-sign stones of Skyrim
Wind and Sand - A short guide to the desert and its magicks

Politics & Propaganda

Ahzirr Trajijazaeri - The philosophy of the Renrijra Krin, a group of Khajiiti revolutionaries
Forebear’s Note - A note on Crowns and Forebears
Nords Arise! - A pro-stormcloak pamphlet
Nords of Skyrim - Exults the Nord race and all its accomplishments
The “Madmen” of the Reach - A history of the Foresworn, defending their right to the Reach
The Dunmer of Skyrim - A bitter Dunmer's view on the Nord/Dunmer relations in Windhelm
The Pig Children - A vigorous anti-Orcish pamphlete
The Talos Mistake - An apologist piece for the banning of Talos worship
To A Concerned Citizen - A missive from the Society of Mercantile Freedom in Riften

Religion & Legends

16 Accords of Madness - Stories of Sheogorath's interactions with mortals
A Dream of Sovngarde - A Nord's premature visit to Sovngarde
Aedra and Daedra - A brief overview of the differences between the two
Aevar Stone-Singer - A Skaal legend of a boy who returns the gifts of the All-Maker from the Greedy Man
Alduin is Real - One Nord's view of the Alduin/Akatosh dichotomy
An Overview of Gods and Worship - Introduction to the relationship between worship and divinity
Ancestors and the Dunmer - Dunmer funerary rights and ancestor worship
Annotated Anuad (A Children’s Anuad) - A version of the creation myth, featuring two brother's love for the same woman
Arkay The Enemy - Treatise from the King of Worms on the relationship between necromancers and Arkay, the god of life and death
Black Books - The mysterious "Black Books" that transport you to Hermaeus Mora's Apocrypha
Heretical Thoughts - The doctrine of the Heretics, one of the rebellious factions in Shivering Isles
Invocation of Azura - How and why a cultist chose to worship Azura
Legend of Red Eagle - A Reachmen legend about a rebelious ruler named Red Eagle.
Lives of the Saints - Some brief description about the Tribunal saints
Lost Legends of Skyrim - Speaks of the 'Forbidden Legend' of Archmage Gauldur
Minorne - The scripture of Minore
Myths of Sheogorath - Stories of Sheogorath's wacky antics, including the invention of music and the murder of a king
Oghma Infinium - Supposedly contains the knowledge of Hermaeus Mora
Opusculus Lamae Bal ta Mezzamortie - Vampire lore - their creation, and the origin of the Lamae Bal, the Blood Matron
Red Eagle’s Right - An invocation of Red Eagle, a legendary king of the Reach
Shezarr and the Divines - The origin and place of Shezarr in the Cyrodiilic pantheon
Sithis - This tells of the connection between Sithis and Lorkhan
Songs of the Return - This incomplete cycle tells of Ysgramor and his 500 Companion's conquest and settlement of Skyrim
Sovngarde: A Reexamination - Some speculation about how to reach the Sovngarde, Nord's afterlife
Spirit of Nirn - Brief examination on the role of Lorkhan in various pantheons
Spirit of the Daedra - A Dremora sheds light into the nature of the Daedra, including a glimpse into their motivations, desires, and fears
The Adabal-a - One of the earliest written accounts to come down to us from the early First Era, said to be the memoirs of Morihaus
The Alduin/Akatosh Dichotomy - Another view on the relationship between Alduin and Akatosh, this time from an Imperial perspective
The Amulet of Kings - Describes the covenant between Akatosh and Alessia
The Anticipations [Dragonborn] - About the Anticipations of the Tribunal: the Daedra Princes Boethia, Azura, and Mephala
The Blessings of Sheogorath - Describes the thirteen blessings of Sheogorath
The Doors of the Spirit - Dunmeri religious text on how to worship and care for your ancestors
The Ebon Arm - A story about Reymon Ebonarm, the God of War
The Guardian and the Traitor - Miraak's origin story
The House of Troubles - A book about the Daedra who decided not to submit to the Tribunal
The Light and The Dark - An early theological work framed as a story told to children
The Lunar Lorkhan - An explanation of how Tamriel's moons are the decaying body of Lorkhan
The Posting of the Hunt - An instruction note of the Ritual of the Innocent Quarry, also called the Wild Hunt (not to be confused with the Bosmer ritual)
The Reclamations - Summary of the transition from Almsivi worship to the New Temple
Trials of Saint Alessia - This verse talks about the alleged covenant between Akatosh and Alessia.
Varieties of Faith in the Empire - The compiled listing of Gods of the Empire formerly known as "The Pantheon" Contains lots of interesting information
Wabbajack - A child accidentally summons Sheogorath instead of Hermaus Mora, and pays the price
Where were you when the Dragon Broke? - Comments from various knowledgeable people about the Dragon Break
Yngol and the Sea-Ghosts - An account of the death of Yngol Somewhat different than the version in the Songs of Return


Amongst the Draugr - Observations on Draugr behavior and ancient Nordic society
An Accounting of the Elder Scrolls - A Librarian attempts to find information on the number and locations of the Elder Scrolls
Book of the Dragonborn - A Talos priest's explanation of Dragonborn, their history, and the legends associated with them
Cats of Skyrim - A description of the sabrecat
Darkest Darkness - Daedra summoning and the Dunmer religion
Dragon Language: Myth no More - Inscriptions in the Dragon tongue and their Tamrielic translations
Dwarves, The Lost Race of Tamriel - Summary of Dwemer culture and achievements
Dwemer Inquiries [TES5] - A series of texts describing Dwemer history, culture, and architecture, especially away from Vvardenfell
Effects of the Elder Scrolls - Describes the various grades of blindness and understanding granted by the Elder Scrolls to their readers
Forgotten Seasons, V1 - A mages research into the weather witch of Vardnknd
Glories and Laments - An archaeologist's observations about Ayleid ruins
Herbane’s Bestiary: Automatons - One Adventurer's experience with Dwemer centurions
Herbane’s Bestiary: Hagravens - One Adventurer's experience with Hagravens Also contains a myth about their origin
Herbane’s Bestiary: Ice Wraiths - One Adventurer's experience with Ice Wraiths
Keepers of the Razor - History of a group pledged to protecting the pieces of the Mehrune's Razor
Liminal Bridges - This document provides "hypothetical" instructions on how to travel between Mundus and Oblivion using sigil stones
Lycanthropic Legends of Skyrim - The search for truth about werebears and werewolves
Magic from the Sky - A valuable treatise on Ayleid magic This is a great reference source on Welkynd Stones and Varla Stones
N’Gasta! Kvata! Kvakis! - The ramblings of the vile Sload Necromancer
Notes on Dimhollow Crypt, Vol. 3 - Notes on Dimhollow Crypt Vol. 3 As written by Adalvald Divines be praised! Here at last is the breakthrough I have been seeking. All the dangers I have escaped, the traps I have eluded and the foul draugr I have avoided have brought me at last to this. In my previous volume of notes and […]
Notes on Racial Phylogeny and Biology - Reasearch on the ability of different Tamrielic groups to have kids with each other
On Oblivion - An introductory guide to Oblivion Lists all Great Daedra Contains a minor gameplay hint
Physicalities of Werewolves - Tracks the changes that a human body undergoes when becoming a werewolf
Response to Bero’s Speech - The author responds to various claims about magicka theory made by illusionist Berevar Bero
Ruminations on the Elder Scroll - A series of puzzling metaphors attempting to describe the elder scrolls
Shalidor’s Insights - Arcane scribbling
Souls, Black and White - The basics of souls and soulgems
The Dragon Break Reexamined - Reexamines the Dragonbreak in historical terms
The Dreamstride - Describes the Dreamstride, a unique state associated with Vaernima that lets you experience the lives of other people
The Firmament - A document about all the constellations
The Nirnroot Missive - Transcript of a speech given by Sinderion
The Waters of Oblivion - A mystical text about Oblivion with a funny postscript
The Wispmother - Facts and theories about Wispmothers
There be Dragons - An exploration of the nature and history of dragons
Varieties of Daedra - Mostly information about the ranks and types of the Dremora

Songs & Poems

Ancient Edict - A curse and a warning
Book of Life and Service - Obscure mystical pronouncements and prophecies, few of which are comprehensible or relevant
King Olaf’s Verse - Parts of a story about King Olaf and the dragon Numinex
Lord Jornibret’s Last Dance - A narrative ballad of a overly handsy lord and the end that befalls him
Love Poem - Calcelmo's poem to his lover, Faleen
Mannimarco, King of Worms - An epic poem about Mannimarco, the King of Worms
Notes on Yngol Barrow - A poem about Atmora, which serves as the solution to a puzzle within Yngol Barrow.
Ode to the Tundrastriders - A poem about giants
Old Tome - A poem about death and honor
On Apocrypha [TES5] - A series of books found in Apocrypha and describing the realm
Pirate King of the Abecean - A poem about a fierce pirate captain
Poem for Zaharia - Poem written by a bandit to his love
Song of Hrormir - The retelling of the quest of Hrormir to rescue his brother from the Dark Kings of Aelfendor
Song of the Askelde Men - A traditional song about the Askelde Men A Nordic warband covered in the ash of their fallen brothers
Songs of Skyrim - The lyrics of a collection of songs from Skyrim Including Ragnar The Red, The Dragonborn Comes, The Age of Oppression and Dragonborn
Songs of Skyrim – Revised - Updated edition of this collection of traditional songs, now including a song about Alduin and the Dragonborn
The Betrayed - A Falmer poem about their downfall
The Five Far Stars - An ashlander song
The Legendary Scourge - Poem about the mace of Malacath
The Secret of Ragnvald - A poem about the defeat of King Otar of Ragnvald.
The Third Door - A humerous song about the love and scorn of Ellabeth, Queen of the Axe.
The Warrior’s Charge - A Redguard poem about the constellations
Torn Note - A treasure hunter finds no treasure
Words of the Wind - An Ashlander poem from the Ahemmusa tribe

Jokes & Riddles

Tattered Note [Magic] - The riddle of Labyrinthian
The Four Totems of Volkygge - A riddle whose answer is the solution to a puzzle
The Red Book of Riddles - Clever riddles for the discerning gentleman


A Hypothetical Treachery - An amusing play about a bunch of backstabbing adventurers
Horror of Castle Xyr - A one act play about a Telvanni Wizard’s experiments
Legend of the Krately House - A frightening play about a haunted house
Lusty Argonian Maid Folio - Antique heirloom smut
The Lusty Argonian Maid - A hilariously raunchy tale of an Argonian maid and her Imperial master
The Sultry Argonian Bard, v1 - A raunchy play with plenty of innuendo


Bounty – Restless Spirits - Bounty By order of [Jarl]: To all able bodied and fearless men and women of Whiterun Hold. Travelers on the road near Golden Hills Plantation are being terrorized by ghosts haunting the nearby farm. Anyone who is able to banish the ghosts permanently will be rewarded with the land rights to Golden Hills Plantation. –[Jarl’s […]
Bounty for Crowstooth - Bounty on a bandit
Bounty: Cleaning Our Waterways - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Dwarven Investigation - A bounty for investigating a dwarven contraption
Bounty: Fangtusk - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Glassfish - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Goldfish! - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Juvenile Mudcrab - Bounty on fishing
Bounty: Lost Wares - Bounty on lost items
Bounty: Pearlfish Specimen - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Pygmy Sunfish Specimen - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Spadefish Specimen - A bounty for a fish
Bounty: Supply of Brook Bass - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Supply of Catfish - Bounty on a fish
Bounty: Supply of Salmon - Bounty on a fish
Dinner Menu - Menu for Dinner
Dwemer Arrow Diagram - A drawing of how to construct a Dwemeri arrow
Gourmet’s Writ of Passage - Allows the Gourmet (or rather the player pretending to be the Gourmet) passage into the Emperor's tower
Master Illusion Text - Supposedly the secrets of the universe Really just gibberish in a fancy font
Reindeer Bill of Sale - Deed showing ownership of a Reindeer
Riekling Hunting Party Sketch - A crude drawing made by a Riekling
Writ of Dawn - The player is sentenced to death for being a vampire.
Writ of Execution - A Morag Tong writ for the player character.


Consider Adoption - Won't somebody think of the children?
For Sale - Offering a goat for sale
Homestead for Sale - Home for sale
Museum Pamphlet - Advertisement for the Museum of the Mythic Dawn in Dawnstar
Scourge of the Gray Quarter - A bias view of the Dunmer in Skyrim
The Warmth of Mara - A short sermon and request for donations

Announcements & Warnings

Admonition Against Ebony - A warning about a sword
All Employees Must Read! - Concerns a practical joke
Beware the Butcher! - Warning about a serial killer
Guard’s Orders - Orders to evacuate a prison in view of the impending storm
Mzinchaleft Guard’s Notice - Someone doesn't want to be disturbed
Notice - He used to be a soldier, and then he took an arrow in theleg
Official Warning - Don't bother the giant
Public Notice [Dawnfang & Duskfang] - Notice by Riften Guards to stay out of sewers
To be Read Immediately! - Indaryn is once again displeased with his workers
Training Chests - Rules for using the thieves' guild training chests
Warning - A bandit leader's warning to his men.

Inscriptions & Epitaphs

Decree of Monument - The dedication of a monument to the refugees of Morrowind
Geirmund’s Epitaph - Epitaph to Geirmund, archmage under king Harald
High Hrothgar Tablets - Inscribed rocks on the way up High Hrothgar, tell the story of the war between Nords and Dragons
Writ of Sealing - Mikrul is bound for his crimes


Adventurer’s Journal - Description of mysterious caravan attack
Aesrael’s Journal - A bandit reminiscing about his past
Afflicted’s Note - Orchendor and the Dwemer machinery
Agrius’s Journal - The corrupting influence of a certain cave
Aicantar’s Lab Journal - Aicantar's experiments on a spider centurion
Alchemist’s Journal - An alchemist's musings about her new work area
Alchemist’s Note - An ancient note concerning poisons and valiant death
Aldepius’s Confession - A bandit's confession and a challenge
Alva’s Journal - The origin of Morthal's vampire problem
Anders’s Message - A thief is trapped
Anora’s Journal - Journal of a mage from the college of winterhold
Antonius’ Note - Note of a bandit with a gambling addiction
Arch Necromancer’s Final Instructions - Clues to unlock Gallows Hall
Arch Necromancer’s First Clue - Clues to unlock Gallows Hall
Arch Necromancer’s Second Clue - Clues to unlock Gallows Hall
Arena Fan’s Note - An Adoring fan's search for his long lost hero
Argonian Ceremony - A note about a traditional Argonian wedding
Arondil’s Journal - The journal of a Necromancer
Arvel’s Journal - Arven's musings on his latest theft: the Golden Claw key to Bleak Falls Barrow
Assassin’s Journal - Journal of an assassin searching for the perfect oppurtunity
Assembly Line Constructs - Notes on Assembly line and how it functions
Azarain’s Journal - A vigilant's investigation into mysterious disappearances
Bandit Leader’s Journal - The threat of mutiny and a bandit whose stealing from his own
Bandit’s Journal - Hunting mammoth is hard work
Battle of Champions - Note about an upcoming conflict between Stormcloaks and the Empire
Bjormund’s Diary - Diary of a crimson dirk bandit
Bloodstained Letter - A lover's warning to stay away
Blue God’s Journal - An orc's journal about how he became a god to a tribe of goblins
Bounty Hunter’s Note - Note from a Bounty Hunter
Brutius’s Journal - Fisherman's Journal
Butcher Journals - The diaries of a serial killer from Winterhold
Cage Bandit’s Note - Note mentioning the location of an artifact
Captain’s Journal - Journal of the Captain of the famous sea vessel Dead Man's Dread
Caravan Captain’s Note - Caravan captain preparing for attacks
Carriage Driver’s Note - Carriage driver writing about caravan being stalked by Dwemer Automatons
Casival’s Note - A bandits look back at life
Celeste’s Note - A group of bandits search to become Pirates
Cicero’s Journal - Journal entries from an assassin in the Cheydinhal Sanctuary of the Dark Brotherhood
Cook’s Journal - Complaint about carnivores
Cuinanthil’s Journal - Journal referring to a vault
Cultist’s Note - Note on a cultist seeking an artifact
Darkfall Cave Notes - Notes found in Darkfall Cave
Daynas Valen’s Journal - Diary of Daynas Valen, a mage who aquired the Ivory Claw
Death of a Crimson Dirk - Note about the death of a bandit
Diary of Faire Agarwen - Diary of a Falmer forced into hiding
Discovering Ruunvald - Log documenting the ill-fated Ruunvald expedition
Dwarven Crown Journal - History of Dwarven Crown
Ehlhiel’s Journal - Journal of a a crimson dirk bandit
Eisa’s Journal - Treasure hunters uncover something that definitely isn't treasure
Elberon’s Journal - Mages expedition into a Dwemer ruin
Endrast’s Journal - Attempt to escape from a Dwemer ruin filled with Falmer
Eranya’s Journal - Journal of a researching seeking an artifact
Eranya’s Notes on Sivdur’s Tomb - notes of a researcher seeking an artifact
Eranya’s Research Notes - Notes of a researcher seeking an artifact
Erj’s Note - How foolish to move through this place so quickly. It’s taken me only a few hours to crack the back gate. Maybe I’ll donate a cup or two, but Krag says he knows some private buyers who will pay handsomely for a working trinket. There has to be one in here. * * * * […]
Ernanthil’s Journal - Journal of a man who wishes for riches
Evethra’s Journal - Ramblings of an Armorer obsessed with amber and madness ore
Excavation Leader’s Journal - Journal about an excavation of an Ayleid Ruin
Expedition Manifest - A log of a doomed archaeological expedition
Eydis’s Journal - A reluctant explorer in Fahlbtharz
Faded Diary - A short diary of someone who survived the Red Year
Faralda’s Notes - Chronicles of poor penmanship
Fenrik’s Journal - A Vigilant's fall from glory
Fisherman’s Journal - 8th of Last Seed, 4E 201 Can you believe our luck? We’ve stumbled onto a gold mine. Or, more accurately, a Dwarven metal mine. A staggering amount of scrap lies along the bottom of this frozen lake. Had we known how lucrative this trip would be, we would have brought wagons, not buckets. Strange machines […]
Forsworn Shaman’s Note - Hints at Shaman's plans for a Knight Heart
Gallus’s Encoded Journal - The encoded journal of Gallus Desidenius, former Nightingale guildmaster Implicates Mercer Frey in the author's murder
Ghost Sighting - Sightings of a ghost
Gratian’s Journal - A barrow in Ravenrock's ebony mine holds a mysterious blade
Grenwulf’s Note - Feud between two adventurers that lead to their downfall
Guard’s Note on Aldepius - Guards Suspicious on a new recruit
Guild Mage’s Note - A mages failed plan
Guild Mage’s scribble - Mages last words
Guild Mage’s Warning - Mages plan had unintended side effects
Guild Mages Last Words - A mages last words
Guild Mages Missive - A Mages trap
Gulum-Ei’s Confession - A dying thief's last words about his previous schemes
Hajvarr’s Journal - A bandit's take on recent events
Halvar’s Journal - Description of different pets of skyrim
Hamelyn’s Journal - Ramblings of a mad alchemist with a skeever army
Han’s Journal - Hints at how to break the seal to a tower
Hand Indobar’s Journal - Journal of a Temple hand
Hand Kenro’s Note - Note on how to add flame back to Trueflame
Hargar’s Journal - A group of bandits having a rough time
Hastily Scribbled Note - My scribing tools are lost, and I’ve no time for a lengthy entry, anyway. It’s taken weeks, but I’ve finally found it! The Sanctuary of the Dark Brotherhood! One of them, anyway. In Skyrim, under a forest road. I’ve been watching them, the assassins. Their comings and goings. The fools have no idea they’re being […]
Heddic’s Volunruud Notes - Notes on the tomb of the Tongue Kvenel
Helm of Oreyn Bearclaw - Notes on an artifact
Hired Thug’s Missive - Two bodyguards hired to escort a Breton with a mysterious mask
Holrik’s Note - Feud between two adventurers that lead to their downfall
Hooded Skeleton - Note on a suspicious Skeleton
Hrodulf’s Journal - A colonist is bothered by subterranean noises
Hugin Ice-Shaper’s Journal - Guide on how to craft Nordic Jewelry
Hunter’s Journal - A good kill of bears
Hyenril’s Journal - History of the Staff of Chaos and the Arms of Chaos
Ildari’s Journal - Neloth's former apprentice seeks revenge
Ivara’s Notes - Necromancer's plan to open a portal to the Soul Cairn
J’zhar’s Journal - Signing up for a Dwemer dig to get your brother off his Skooma addiction turns out to be a bad idea
Janus’ Journal - Journal of exploration of an Ayleid Ruin
Japhet’s Journal - Journal of a man settling a haunted island
Joften’s Journal - Describes how bandits came into their current gear
Jonquil’s Journal - Journal of the wife of a Farmer
Journal - Final words of a man dying from Rockjoint
Journal of a Madman - Too much knowledge is a bad thing
Journal of Drokt - A madman's musing about the puzzle machine that drove him insane
Journal of Mirtil Angoth - Journal of a Falmer youth at the start of their civilization's fall
Karan’s Journal - Diary of a woman in love
Katria’s Journal - Documents a spurned scholar's search for the Aetherium Forge
Kevon’s Note - Note revealing the location of a map to a sunken treasure
Khajiit’s Note - Khajiit searching for a man thought to be dead
Kinthal’s Journal - Bandits discovery of an artifact
Kodlak’s Journal - The diary of Kodlak White-Mane, Harbringer of the Companions Speaks of his relationship to the player
Krag’s Journal - From the archaeological expedition into Nechuand-Zel, beneath Markarth
Kyr’s Log - Secrets beneath Frostmere crypt
Legate Adventus Caesennius’s Note - A note requesting to find someone to challenge the Stormcloaks
Linelle’s Note - Note on the location of a person of interests
Log of Elberon the Great - Describes the different rooms and puzzle of a Dwemer Ruin
Lost Caravan Guard’s Note - Plans to smuggle Dwemer artifacts from Morrowind to Hammerfell
Lu-ah’s Journal - A wife turns to necromancy to revive her dead husband.
Lymdrenn Tenvanni’s Journal - A father's last message to his son. Includes information on the fate of the Telvanni after the Red Year.
M’Sharra’s Confession - confession of a crimson dirk bandit
M’Sharra’s Diary - Note of a crimson dirk bandit
Manufactory Repair Parts - Notes on repair parts
Margret’s Journal - An Imperial agent attempting to secure the deed to Cidhna Mine
Master Ellane’s Last Words - A letter from a sage to his successor
Matriarch Drevlan’s Journal - Journal on the Matriarch of the Temple
Medresi’s Notes - A treasure hunter's search for Angarvunde
Mercenary’s Note - Mercenaries experiencing strange effects
Merchant’s Journal - A wife's devotion to her husband and a lament on the state of roads
Merilar’s Journal - Another fight over a discovery in a ruin
Mila’s Note on Very Secret Treasure - Note on a secret treasure
Miner’s Journal - A group of miners breaks into a dwarven ruin It does not go well, as usual
Mysterious Altar - Note about an altar in the woods
Naara’s Journal - Journal about how to solve a puzzle
Naara’s Plea - Plea for help
Necromancer’s Journal [Bone Wolf] - Necromancer's plan to control bone wolves
Necromancer’s Journal [Plague of the Dead] - Tells of the discovery of the Conjure Zombie spell tome
Nepo’s Journal - Diary of an old man who has served the Foresworn cause all his life
Nightgate Inn Patron’s Note - Note about the quality of the inn
Nivenor’s Journal - Journal describing Nivenor's disdain for adopting a child
Noes on Tamed Rabbit - How an Alchemist tamed a rabbit
Note on Amber and Madness Ore - An blacksmith's obsession with Amber and Madness Ore
Note on Autumn - Clue to completing the Autumn puzzle
Note on Spring - Clue to completing the spring puzzle
Note on Strange Arms and Armor - Explains how bandits got their hands on Golden Saint and Seducer Armor
Note on Summer - Hint at how to clear Summer puzzle
Note on the Demented Elytra Nymph - Bandits note on a captured Elytra Nymph
Note on the Manic Elytra Nymph - Bandits note on a captured Elytra Nymph
Note on the Target - Note on who has a Mask of the Tribunal
Note on Winter - Hint at how to clear Winter puzzle
Notes on Dissection - Vampire notes about a deceased member of the Silver Hand
Notes on the Blacksmith - Notes on where to find a Blacksmith's research

Letters & Notes

[Home Name] Furnishings - Notifies the player that a children's bedroom is available
A Note [Dragonborn] - Instructions
A Request to Meet - A request for a certain Daedric artifact
A Scrawled Note - Concerns Azura's Star
A Warning - No peeking!
Adril’s Survey Results - Summary of the situation in Solstheim
Aeri’s Note - A letter to Jarl Skald concerning lumber and soldiers
Alethius’s Notes - Complaint about overzealous researchers
Amaund Motierre’s Sealed Letter - Veiled instructions for a series of assassinations to be performed by the Dark Brotherhood
An Appology - Shroudheath Barrow is haunted and bad for business
Anise’s Note - An invitation to a witches' coven
Anonymous Letter - Implicates a steward in an affair and suggests blackmail
Anonymous Letter - Implicates a steward in an affair and suggests blackmail
Anonymous Letter - Implicates a steward in an affair and suggests blackmail
Assassin’s Writ - An assassination writ for the player
Attention Employees! - Notifies employees of the Black-Briar Meadery of new mandatory searches
Azadi’s Note - Note about future contact
Balmora Blue Note - A note about some loot
Bandit’s Note on the Hidden Treasure - Hint at where to find a secret treasure
Beldama Witch’s Note - A Hagraven's plan for revenge
Blood Horker Orders - Pirate's information about the East Empire Company shipping routes
Bolar’s Writ - A dying Blade's words
Bounty - A randomized bounty note used for miscellaneous quests
Charwich-Koniinge Letters - A tale of power, betrayal, and excavation in a quest for Azura's Star
Commander’s Note - Anneas, When I give an order, I expect you to carry it out. We’ve got enough problems around here without your ‘formal complaints’. Get our defenses shored up, soldier, unless you want the rebels just walking over our damn walls.
Complaint Letter - An angry letter about dirty soldiers and persistent skeevers
Contract - A contract to assassinate the player for his murder of a relative
Corpse Note - An unfortunate woman's quest to retrieve her family amulet
Courier’s Letter - To our respectable investor, It seems our expedition to [dungeon name] has met with some resistance from its inhabitants. I know this isn’t the first time, but if you would provide us with a few more men and supplies, we are certain the treasure there would yield a return on your investment. This time for […]
Cultists’ Orders - Instructs Miraak's cultists to kill the "false" Dragonborn
Curate Melita’s Plea - Note about finding the Mask of Sotha Sil
Dark Brotherhood Assassin’s Note - A contract to assassinate the player
Dawnguard Orders – Hakar - Novice Hakar, Your repeated failures are an embarrassment to our entire order. Are you truly so inept you cannot even complete a simple courier mission? You have one last chance to redeem yourself. We recently established a number of wilderness caches to supply our agents in the field. You are to restock the chests listed […]
Dawnguard Orders – Lynoit - Lynoit, We’ve received word of an increase in Vampire activity in western Skyrim. In the coming weeks, we plan to dispatch several more agents to the region, and need to establish a network of wilderness supply drops to support them. You are to plant caches in the following locations: – On the small island south […]
Dawnguard Orders – Saliah - Saliah, In the past several weeks, all of the couriers sent to replenish our supply caches in the northern reaches have gone missing. These drops must be made within the week to ensure our operatives have the provisions they need. You are to restock the following caches: – In Morthal, on the islet due east […]
Dearest Dinya - Modyn thinks its time to take the relationship public
Declaration of War - The resurrected General's message to the "invaders" in Ravenrock
Dinner Invitation - Invitation to Dinner
Dragon Investigation Current Status - Summarizes the Thalmor's investigation into the return of dragons
Dryston’s Note - Dryston considers "roughing up" the player an easy task
Dwarven Haul - Bandits and their Dwemer loot
East Empire Connection - Results of the integation of an East Empire Company officer by the Thieves Guild
Eltry’s Note - Meet me at the Shrine of Talos.
Erden Relvel’s Note - Note about stealing a mask
Erwan’s Journal - History of a bandit leader
Eydvina’s Note - A warriors goodbye
Eyes Open - Keep your eyes on Sapphire. There’s more to her than meets the eye.
Faendal’s Fake Letter from Sven - Tries to make Sven look bad in the eyes of Camilla
Faleen’s Letter to Calcelmo - My Dearest Calcelmo, I always knew you to possess a great mind, but your charming poem revealed a depth of feeling I never suspected. I’ll admit to being a bit surprised at the direction of your feelings, but not unpleasantly so. Let us meet to discuss further. Yours, Faleen
Father’s Missive - A father's letter to his willful daughter
Fijeh’s Instructions - Instructions to assist Fijeh
Fijeh’s Letter to [Player Name] - Letter requesting assistance
First Letter from Linwe - Author: Linwe Niranye, I’m not pleased that you’re refusing to fence the silver locket I showed you yesterday. If you wish to remain a valuable asset to us, I suggest you quickly change your attitude. Linwe
Fish Out of Water - Note about mudcrabs
Fisherman’s Letter - An unsuccessful fisherman is angry at his friend
Fisherman’s Note - Note from a fisherman
Fishing Work - Note about fishing work
For Donel from Father - One supportive father does his son a favor
For Shelly - A man waits for his lover
Foresworn Missive - A warning to Alaric
Foresworn Note - Swearing of allegiance to the Matriarch and the cause
Frostflow Lighthouse Notes - This series of notes is found in Frostflow Lighthouse, and chronicles the demise of the family living there at the hands of the chaurus
Gadnor’s Last Wishes - The last wish of a madman
Gisli’s Note - A compliment on fishing skill
Give Me a Chance - Vex needs to loosen up
Glover’s Letter - A former thief finds his long-lost daughter
Goldenglow - Mercer wants to get rid of the house, pronto
Gorm’s Letter - Aldis, You know what we’ve spoken of in the past. It is time. Change is needed; something must be done. I await your response. Gorm
Gratian’s Letter - The East Empire Company summons Gratian back to Solstheim to investigate a new-found ruin
Guard’s Bounty Letter Draft - Draft of a bounty letter
Guard’s Note - Guards idea of reward for a bounty
Guissur’s Note - Reminder to keep an eye out for the player in Riften
Hand-written Note - Thalmor interrogate a Skaal captive
Have Need of Cynic - A friend must be rescued out of Cidha Mine
Hearthfire Bounties - Four slightly different bounty letters found in the Hearthfire DLC
House Redoran’s Reply - Solstheim is denied economic aid by House Redoran
Idgrod’s Note - Sister Danica, Joric’s mood is still melancholic, but he is otherwise in strong health. The potions you have given me has eased his nightmares, but I am afraid my family’s “gifts” run strong in his veins. Idgrod the Younger
Imperial Condolances - Tells of the death of Saeel at the Battle of the Red Ring
Imperial Letter - Reports of Stormcloak advancement, and promise of reinforcements
Imperial Missive - Reports that Thorald Graymane has been captured by the Thalmor
Imperial Order - Note from Tullius allowing for release of prisoner from Northwatch Keep
Incriminating Letter - A warning to would-be vampires, courtesy of the Dawnguard
Incriminating Letter - A warning to would-be vampires, courtesy of the Dawnguard
Invitation to Elenwen’s Reception - Invites the player to the Thalmor Embassy
Isabelle’s Letter - A farewell letter to Ranmir
J’datharr’s Note - Assassination order for Malborn
Josla’s Note - Note about a noble traveling from Hammerfell
Journal Fragment - Not good enough to live in their stupid keep, am I? Stupid sods don’t realize I’ve moved into the undercroft and started taking control of their own death hounds. I’ll get my revenge.
Justiciar Execution Order - Orders and authorises the player's death
Knight Captain’s Orders - Orders from a knight of the crypt
Kragrash’s Letter - A vampire hunters last words
Kyr’s Bounty - A hundred gold to whoever kills Eisa and Ra'jirr
Letter - Blackmail
Letter - Blackmail
Letter from a Friend - Tells the player the location of a Word Wall
Letter from Bolgeir Bearclaw - A request to dispose of a necromancer
Letter from Calcelmo - A request to the player for the delivery of a certain artifact
Letter from Calcelmo - A request to the player for the delivery of a certain artifact
Letter from Christophe - End of a friendship
Letter from Edward - A letter and gift from one bandit to another
Letter from Erwan - Note questioning a person's death
Letter from Father - A note from Commander Maro to his son, Gaius, about the duties of a Penitus Oculatus officer
Letter from Harkon - A Moth Priest is needed to read the Elder Scroll
Letter from Home - A letter to a blade from his wife
Letter from Jarl [Jarl Name] - An offer to become a land owner
Letter from Jarl [Jarl name] of [Capital City] - Invitation to become thane of a hold and gain the associated perks
Letter from Jon - A love letter of Olfina
Letter from Matriarch Drevlan - Letter requesting aid from the Temple
Letter from Matriarch Drevlan - Letter requesting aid from the Temple
Letter from Matriarch Drevlan - Letter requesting aid from the Temple
Letter from Maven - Maven wishes to rekindle her friendship with Christophe
Letter from Mila Valentia - Letter thanking you for a goldfish
Letter from Olfina - Jon, I know it’s hard, but please. Try and be patient. We must keep to ourselves for now. You know that both of our families would react so very badly if they knew… if they even suspected. There will be a time when we don’t need to hide. I promise you that. Someday they will […]
Letter from Quintus Navale - Concerns the repair of the White Phial
Letter from Sabjorn - Warns Maven Black-Briar to stop her "underhanded methods"
Letter from Septimus - Return you quickly to Septimus. The fractals of the universe have opened unto me, and I see now the way clear to render the cube’s aperture. Your most good assistance is needed in the foremost.
Letter from Solitude - Requests extradition of a criminal named Arn
Letter from the Empire - A request from the empire to lead troops against the stormcloaks
Letter from the Steward - Condolences to Aventus Aretino on behalf of Ulfric
Letter from the Steward of [Capital City] - Condolences to Aventus Aretino on behalf of Ulfric
Letter from the Stormcloaks - Stormcloaks request for a champion to face the Empire
Letter from the Vampire - Vampire's letter to a friend
Letter from Tyra Blood-Fire - A bandit's challenge
Letter from Viriya - Letter thanking you for you help regarding fishing
Letter of Commendation - Commendation for your achievements
Letter of Credit - A piece of paper worth 15,000 septims
Letter of Inheritance - Given to the player upon his friend's death
Letter on Mudcrab Attacks - Request for help with mudcrabs
Letter to Beem-Ja - Blackmail for a daughter's safety
Letter to Clexius - Rumors of goblins in Skyrim and of their leader the Blue God
Letter to General Tullius - The Emperor's request to recover an artifact
Letter to Gisli - Plot to steal valuable land
Letter to Golldir - A Necromancer insults the family in whose tomb he is squatting
Letter to Imperial City - A resurrected general thinks Solstheim has been invaded by Dunmer
Letter to Keeper Carcette - A Vigilant's pledge to investigate disappearances
Letter to Naara - Letter with a riddle
Letter to Salma - Mother's letter to her daughter
Letter to Usha - Two lovers try to make it work despite family resistance
Letter to Vals Veran - A racist letter
Letters from Ralis Sedarys - Delivered to the player during the course of the Kjolborn excavation
Letters from the EEC - Fethis Alor doesn't take NO for an answer
Letters to Selina - A Frostmoth Legionnair's letters home to his love
List of Arctic Fish - The fish you have brought back are getting along swimmingly. Which makes sense, given they’re fish. But I mean “swimmingly” in the way people say it. I suppose both could be true. The next set of fish I will have you catch will be tough to chew. They swim in frozen waters, and their scales […]
List of Rare Fish - List of fish
Looter’s Note - Note on a looter trying to make a lucky break

Lists & Records

Business Ledger Copy - Ledger of recent purchases
Certificate of Authenticity - Note certifying a piece of jewelry was made by Hugin Ice-Shaper
Frost’s Identity Papers - Deed of ownership and background information for a valuable steed
Goldenglow Bill of Sale - Deed of ownership to Goldenglow Estate in Riften
Guard Dossier – Aerael - Status: Active (Capture or Kill), High Priority Description: Male, High Elf, age unknown Background: A member of the Crimson Dirks, a notorious group of bandits and marauders originally based in Cyrodiil. Little else is known about the target, although some intelligence suggests he was often used as an information gatherer for the bandits. Operational Notes: […]
Guard Dossier: Aesrael - dossier on a bandit
Guard’s Dossier: Antonius - Dossier on a badit
Guard’s Dossier: Ehlhiel - Dossier on a bandit
Heljarchen Hall Charter - Deed to Heljarchen Hall, in the Pale
Holdings of Jarl Gjalund - Ancient survey of the lands of Jarl Gjalund
Interviews With Tapestrists - An interesting interview with a famous Khajiit Tapestrist, focusing on a tapestry immortalizing a battle between Valenwood and Elsweyr during the Five Year War
Lakeview Manor Charter - Deed to Lakeview Manor, in Falkreath Hold
Midden Incident Repot - A summoning gone horribly wrong at the College of Winterhold
Purchase Agreement - A contract for the delivery of fresh fish from Riften to Markarth
Smuggler’s Ledger - A bandit's ledger of inventory
Thalmor Dossier: Delphine - The Thalmor's file on Delphine
Thalmor Dossier: Esbern - The Thalmor's file on Esbern
Thalmor Dossier: Ulfric Stormcloak - The Thalmor's file on Ulfric Stormcloak
Vald’s Debt - Record of a loan
Wild Horse Notes - A list of locations where you can find wild horses
Windstad Manor Charter - Deed to Windstad Manor, in Hjaalmarch
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