These were the days of, when Chimer and Dwemer lived under the wise and benevolent rule of the . When the gods of Veloth would retreat unto their own, to mold the cosmos and other matters, the Hortator would at times become confused. Vivec would always be there to advise him, and this is the first of the :
'. . Once slain, . Do not abuse your powers or they will lead you astray. They will leave you like rebellious daughters. They will lose their virtue. They will become lost and resentful and finally become . Soon you will be the grandparent of a broken state. You will be mocked. It will fall apart like a .
"Ordeals you should face. The splendor of stars is Ayem's domain. The selfishness of the sea is Seht's. I rule the middle air. . There is no bone that cannot be broken, except for the . You will see it . and let us do the rest.
". The Sharmat will believe there is. He will feel that he can cause years of exuberance from sitting in the sacred, when really .
"There is once more the case of the. The that is cursed and demonized will be adored at last with full hearts. According to the Codes of Mephala there can be , only fixation points of complexity that will erase from the awe of the people given enough time. This is a secret that hides another. An impersonal survival is not the way of the ruling king. Embrace the art of the people and marry it and by that I mean .
"Theis this: they are the .
"The secret of language is this:.
"The ruling king is armored head to toe in. He is by each act he undertakes. His death is only . . The Sharmat is , and therefore you wonder if you rule nothing.
"Hortator and Sharmat,, eleven, an inelegant number. Which of the ones is the more important? Could you ever tell if they switched places? and that is why you will need me.
"According to, there is no difference between the theorist and the terrorist. Even the most cherished desire disappears in their hands. This is why Mephala has black hands. Bring both of yours to every argument. The one-handed king finds no remedy. When you approach God, however, cut both of them off. God has no need of theory and he is armored head to toe in terror."