|The Elder Scrolls Online: Daggerfall Covenant alliance explained|
|Posted: 08.01.2013 09:54 by Nick Akerman||Comments: 0|
Let's start the day with a little Elder Scrolls Online folklore. Daggerfall's alliance featuring Orcs, Redguards and Bretons may seem strange on paper, but Zenimax have explained the history behind the fellowship.
"As a race, the Orcs have what we would call an inferiority complex. They’ve been kicked around Tamriel and looked down upon by the other races since the beginning of time, and they crave respect. It was a big deal for the Orcs when, in relatively recent history, Orsinium was finally admitted into the Second Empire as a full province," a developer post commented on the .
"The clans that have joined the Daggerfall Covenant remember that period of recognition, and seek to revive it. The Bretons promised the Orcs could revive Orsinium unmolested, and that once the Covenant re-established the Empire, Orsinium would once again be an Imperial province."
Even so, the appearance of Orcs is fine with some.
"Individual Bretons and Redguards may not be happy about it, but the residents of their border towns say it’s better to have the Orcs marching against their enemies than raiding their flocks and their farms,” the post pointed out.
“The Redguards and Orcs have always respected each other as honorable opponents – and while the Orcs may not trust the Bretons, as a general thing, they do trust King Emeric, who’s proven reliable. And serving side-by-side is building trust between the races."
"Orcish leaders, such as King Kurog, emphasize that the Orcs of Orsinium worship Mauloch, who absolutely isn’t a Daedric Prince at all, honest. It’s those other Orcs who worship the Daedra Lord Malacath."
Did you get all of that?