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A podcast for those who want to go a little deeper into Elder Scrolls lore, for fans who know the basics and want to dig a bit deeper, to find out where the more complex ideas come from. Come, listen and join the discussion at http://writeninuncertainty.wordpress.com, or on the Written in Uncertainty Discord at https://discord.gg/Jc3r99w

A podcast for those who want to go a little deeper into Elder Scrolls lore, for fans who know the basics and want to dig a bit deeper, to find out where the more complex ideas come from. Come, listen and join the discussion at http://writeninuncertainty.wordpress.com, or on the Written in Uncertainty Discord at https://discord.gg/Jc3r99w
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United Kingdom

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A podcast for those who want to go a little deeper into Elder Scrolls lore, for fans who know the basics and want to dig a bit deeper, to find out where the more complex ideas come from. Come, listen and join the discussion at http://writeninuncertainty.wordpress.com, or on the Written in Uncertainty Discord at https://discord.gg/Jc3r99w

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@aramithius

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English


Episodes

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: Father of the Niben

10/7/2019
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This week on Written in Uncertainty, we take a close look at the only text to detail one of Tamriel's most famous explorers, Topal the Pilot. This is a close reading of the Father of the Niben. Become my patronLeave me a tipJoin the Written in Uncertainty DiscordCheck out the Robots Radio Network Discord

Duration:00:34:26

Why worship a Daedra?

10/1/2019
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This week on Written in Uncertainty, I’m discussing a puzzle that most people seem to have an opinion on, if not an informed answer. We’re discussing a trend that has split societies, transformed gods and turned the course of wars, all while being something that seems to be frowned upon but not quite illegal for much of Tamriel’s history. Today we’re asking, why worship a Daedra? Become my patronLeave me a tipJoin the Written in Uncertainty DiscordCheck out the Robots Radio Network Discord

Duration:00:31:34

Elder Scrolls Lore Close Reads: Shezarr and the Divines

9/22/2019
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This week on Written in Uncertainty, we look at Shezarr and the Divines, and how the Divines was mashed together as a political move, and all that means. https://writteninuncertainty.comhttps://www.patreon.com/join/writteninuncertaintyhttps://ko-fi.com/aramithiushttps://robotsradio.net/

Duration:00:25:38

What are the Elder Scrolls?

9/13/2019
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Today on Written in Uncertainty I’m discussing some things that have been central to the Elder Scrolls and also kind of on the edge, objects containing immense knowledge that can leave reads entirely clueless. Things that are potentially beyond the gods of Mundus themselves. Today we’re asking, what actually ARE the Elder Scrolls? www.writteninuncertainty.com www.patreon.com/writteninuncertaintyko-fi.com/aramithiusrobotsradio.net

Duration:00:33:48

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: Words of Clan Mother Ahnissi

9/2/2019
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This week, Written in Uncertainty looks at the Khajiit creation myth, thie Words of Clan Mother Ahnissi. https://writteninuncertainty.comhttps://ko-fi.com/aramithiushttps://www.patreon.com/join/writteninuncertaintyhttps://robotsradio.net/

Duration:00:41:12

Who is Almalexia?

8/28/2019
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This week on Written in Uncertainty, we're discussing one of the most loved and oppressive figures in Tamriel’s history, a self-proclaimed god who has been the face and protector of Morrowind for millennia, before finally cracking as she lost her divinity. Today we’re asking, who is Almalexia? www.writteninuncertainty.com www.patreon.com/writteninuncertaintyko-fi.com/aramithiusrobotsradio.net

Duration:00:24:41

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: The Monomyth, Heart of the World

8/20/2019
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We finish off the Monomyth this week with the Altmeri tale, the Heart of the World. https://writteninuncertainty.comhttps://ko-fi.com/aramithiushttps://www.patreon.com/join/writteninuncertainty

Duration:00:32:56

Who is Sotha Sil?

8/14/2019
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This week on Written in Uncertainty, we're discussing a mysterious character, who has been working behind the scenes of Mundus in general and Morrowind in particular, bringing change to the world and hopefully, maybe, keeping it on a steady course. Or he could simply be a liar who wanted to maintain his godhood, whatever the cost. Today we’re asking, who is Sotha Sil? www.writteninuncertainty.com www.patreon.com/writteninuncertaintyko-fi.com/aramithiusrobotsradio.net

Duration:00:35:49

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: The Monomyth, Shezzar's Song

8/5/2019
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This week, Written in Uncertainty reads a book intended to bring all the various creation myths of Tamriel (and beyond?) together into one place: The Monomyth, this week looking at the Cyrodilic tale, Shezzar's Song. Written in Uncertainty Website: https://writteninuncertainty.com Become my Patron: https://www.patreon.com/writteninuncertainty Leave me a tip: https://ko-fi.com/aramithius Robots Radio Podcast Network: https://robotsradio.net/

Duration:00:26:12

Who is Vivec?

7/30/2019
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This week on Written in Uncertainty I’m discussing one of the most talked about individuals in The Elder Scrolls lore, someone who has been a god, a mortal, a general, a poet, a liar and possibly a whore. Today we’re asking, who is Vivec?

Duration:00:56:56

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: The Monomyth, Satakal the Worldskin

5/16/2019
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Elder Scrolls Lore Close Reads continues, with the Redguard creation myth presented in the Monomyth text, Satakal the Worldskin. Drop me a tip at: https://ko-fi.com/aramithius Become my Patron at: https://www.patreon.com/join/writteninuncertainty Written in Uncertainty website: https://www.writteninuncertainty.com

Duration:00:29:35

What Happened at the Battle of Red Mountain?

5/13/2019
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Today on Written in Uncertainty we're discussing one of the seminal events in Tamrielic history, which had representatives from almost every race present, and changed the fates of two of them forever. And yet no one seems to be able to agree what those events were. Today we’re asking, what actually happened at the Battle of Red Mountain?

Duration:00:31:15

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: The Monomyth, the Myth of the Aurbis

5/2/2019
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This week, Written in Uncertainty reads a book intended to bring all the various creation myths of Tamriel (and beyond?) together into one place: The Monomyth (https://www.imperial-library.info/con...), looking in particular at the tale told by the Psijics.

Duration:00:26:40

Where do Men come from in the Elder Scrolls Universe?

4/28/2019
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Today on Written in Uncertainty, we're discussing one of the most universal questions in all mythology and applying it to Tamriel. Trying to disentangle the chaos of the Dawn and work out an answer to that fundamental question: where do men come from? https://writteninuncertainty.wordpress.comhttps://ko-fi.com/aramithiushttps://www.patreon.com/join/writteninuncertainty

Duration:00:32:16

Interview with The Elder Scrolls Lorecast

4/23/2019
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Special episode! I did an interview with The Elder Scrolls Lorecast over the weekend. We talk perspectives on the lore, some history of the franchise, hopes for ES6 and a whole grab-bag of other stuff, including some bits about Immanuel Kant. Episode will be out later this week/over the weekend as normal. Become my Patron: https://www.patreon.com/join/writteninuncertainty Drop me a tip: https://ko-fi.com/aramithius Check out the Written in Uncertainty website:...

Duration:01:06:32

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: Monomyth Intro

4/19/2019
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This week, Written in Uncertainty starts to read a book intended to bring all the various creation myths of Tamriel (and beyond?) together into one place: The Monomyth ( https://www.imperial-library.info/content/monomyth ). This week, we cover the intro, examining the Time God and the Space God. https://writteninuncertainty.wordpress.comhttps://ko-fi.com/aramithiushttps://www.patreon.com/join/writteninuncertainty

Duration:00:31:46

Who is Trinimac?

4/14/2019
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Today on Written in Uncertainty, we're discussing one of the strongest entities in The Elder Scrolls who was cast down and humiliated, and ultimately transformed, transforming his people with him. Or was he in fact many other things at once? Today we’re asking, who is Trinimac?

Duration:00:36:17

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: The Anuad

4/5/2019
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This week, Written in Uncertainty reads one of the foundational creation myths in the lore of the Elder Scrolls: The Annotated Anuad. Or is it the Children's Anuad? Or the Anuad Paraphrased? Or the Bosmeri/Ayleid Creation Myth?

Duration:00:32:31

Who is Lorkhan?

3/31/2019
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This week on Written in Uncertainty, we're discussing a figure who has divided the gods and the mortals, who either cursed everyone to dirt, or gave them a gift of existence. Today we’re asking, who is Lorkhan?

Duration:00:36:20

Elder Scrolls Close Reads: Children of the Root

3/24/2019
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This is the first of my close readings of books from the Elder Scrolls series. This week, Children of the Root, an Argonian creation myth. Referenced books:

Duration:00:35:43