She was very warm, and noticed that her cheek was resting against something that felt like soft leather.
Her eyelids flickered as she adjusted to the cool daylight. ” Wynn, astride his brown stallion, cantered up to her.
Chapter 4 – Daedra Astrid was as beautiful and intimidating as Adaliah remembered. That was five years ago, and today you decide to return…? Adaliah looked her in the eye, deciding it was better to mince words. I worried for the safety of the Brotherhood.” Astrid pressed her lips together.
I seek to protect my way of life, and that of the Brotherhood. But I place my own survival first, as I have always done.” “Finally, an honest answer,” Astrid laughed darkly. “Yes, Nocturnal is gone at the moment and yes, I have pulled the Brotherhood out of Skyrim. We became aware of some sort of conflict between the Cult of Boethiah here in Skyrim, and Nocturnal’s Thieves’ Guild…The pain nearly caused her to collapse, but upon hearing the thunder of their pursuit, survival instinct took over and she pumped her legs as hard as she could, stumbling through the dark.The trees turned to dark blurs around her as she fled, clutching her wound. ” cried one of the guards, alarmed by her gory figure and the rapidity of her approach.Astrid spoke again, her voice a soft purr.”I have missed you, little sister. if times were different I wouldn’t allow you to leave until you had proved your loyalty once again.” “There has never been cause to question my loyalty to the Brotherhood.” Astrid laughed. *** The moment the Sanctuary door closed securely behind her, she was surrounded.Possessed cultists, dressed in grey robes and wielding distinctive-looking daggers pressed in from among the trees. every warrior had eyes that glowed with daedric light, and moved with a lethal sense of purpose. One hand, tingling with Illusion magic, cast a spell of invisibility, and the other drew her dagger.