Podcasts

Episode 16: What are the Magna Ge?

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Today Written in Uncertainty looks at a bunch of entities that were really, truly, totally, honest guv, on-board with the creation of Mundus, and then got cold feet at the last moment, running away and causing much damage to the project. Or were they completing it after all? Today we’re asking, what are the Magna Ge?

Episode 15: What is the Aurbis?

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This week on Written in Uncertainty I’m discussing some of the most fundamental parts of the Elder Scrolls universe, looking at its basic structure and how it works at the most macro level. Today we’re asking, what is the Aurbis?

Episode 14: What are the Hist?

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Today on Written in Uncertainty, we’re discussing some of the most mysterious entities in The Elder Scrolls. Things that can shape an entire race, and are probably the closest thing to aliens that we will ever see. Today we’re asking, what are the Hist?

Episode 13: What is a god?

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Today on Written in Uncertainty we’re discussing something that probably should have been discussed as part of last episode. There is a wide variety of deities worshipped across Tamriel, and having looked into what shapes many of these beings, today we’re asking, what actually IS a god in The Elder Scrolls?

Episode 12: What is Mythopoeia?

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Today on Written in Uncertainty we’re discussing some of the most fundamental laws of the Aurbis, that shapes everything from the most powerful of deities and how cultures see themselves, right down to the bedtime stories told to children. Today we’re asking, what is mythopoeia? And is Alduin Akatosh?

Episode 11: What is Mantling, and How is Talos Three People?

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Today on Written in Uncertainty, we’re discussing one of the most contentious ways that mortals can become gods, and potentially one of the most famous results. Today we’re asking, what is mantling, and how is Talos three people?

Episode 10: Why are all Elder Scrolls Games Protagonists Prisoners?

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Today on Written in Uncertainty, we’re discussing a figure that is both towering in scope and very personal, infinitely variable and one that often follows a pattern. And it’s one that we’ve all been. Today we’re asking, why are TES heroes always prisoners?

Episode 9: What is the Dreaming Godhead, and how do Amaranths work?

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Today on Written in Uncertainty we’re going beyond Mundus, beyond time and beyond causality to examine the roots of the Aurbis itself. Today we’re asking, what is the Dreaming Godhead, and how do Amaranths work?

Episode 8: What are Kalpas?

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In this episode, we’re discussing how the cycle of time in the Elder Scrolls universe works, with particular attention to how the dragon eats itself, and what happens when the cycles of the world turn. Today we’re asking, what are kalpas, with a side helping of where do the Redguards come from anyway?

Episode 7: What are Dragon Breaks?

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In this episode, we talk about events that reshape gods, countries and time itself. We talk the Numidium, Marukhati Selectives, Jills and the Mnemoli. Today we’re asking, what are dragon breaks?

Episode 6: What’s the Difference Between Man an Mer?

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In this episode, we’re asking, what is the man/mer schism with a side helping of do the Thalmor want to destroy the world?

Episode 5: What are the Towers?

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In this episode, we examine what the mysterious Towers are, what they might do and how they might work, both as a whole and individually.

Episode 4: What is CHIM?

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In this episode, we discuss what CHIM is, what it can do, how you get there, and a variety of other things that relate to it, such as the Wheel of the Aurbis and ego.

Episode 3: What is an Enantiomorph?

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In this episode, we look at the structure of the enantiomorph, one of the most important repeating mythic patterns in the Elder Scrolls universe, that influences many important events within the series lore.

Episode 2: What Happened to the Dwemer?

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In this episode, we discuss what were the Dwemer were trying to do with Lorkhan’s heart, with the Falmer, and what happened to them when they disappeared during the Battle of Red Mountain.

Episode 1: An Introduction

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Welcome to Written in Uncertainty! This is my perspective on the lore, and what that means for how I’ll be talking about it in the podcasts.

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