396. Mirudda and Huzal


I delved deeper into the Sandblown Mine in the eastern Alik’r, attempting to discover the intentions of the Khajiiti bandit gang who now occupied the barren caves.  Eventually I reached it’s deepest chamber, and in a far corner, amidst scattered human bones and carapaces of large spiders, I found the bandits leader Mirudda, sat upon a rock gently petting a giant snake curled up beside her.

The scene reminded me of an old Redguard proverb I’d heard, ‘Those who believe that love can conquer all, should try giving a kiss to a desert snake.’ Unfortunately whilst I was contemplating this, the hungry serpent picked up my scent…


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