The Return Of The Dark Brotherhood by Emerald Demond
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Added: 21/10/2011 - 07:46AM
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"So why do they wish to see me?"

"Why else? You're the Listener, the one to whom the Night Mother speaks..."


"...for the time being, at least..."

Some period of time after the purge of the traitor from the ranks of the Black Hand, the remaining members from all over Tamriel have come together and begun rebuilding the broken Guild back to it's former glory...

As the Listener, you have been approached in your sleep by a new initiate to the Dark Brotherhood, and he has a message for you from a high ranking member of the Family...

This quest mod increases the storyline of the Dark Brotherhood Guild, and is to be played after you become the Listener; simply go to sleep after installing the mod, and you will be greeted by someone...

The Return Of The Dark Brotherhood consists of 17 Main Quests:

aaaRDBQuest01 - "Rebirth From The Ashes"

After the destruction of most of the members of the Dark Brotherhood, the factions from around Tamriel have brought their members together to reform the guild back to it's former glory, and they require the audience of The Listener as soon as possible for certain "pressing matters"...

aaaRDBQuest02 - "One Dark And Foggy Night"

You have been tasked with the killing of a dishonest merchant, who will be making a stop-over at an inn in the woods west of the Imperial City; you must find and kill him quickly, before he leaves at dawn's first light...
aaaRDBQuest03 - "Fixing A Leak"

After the events that took place in the cellar of the Lighthouse in Anvil, while the lighthouse keeper swore to secrecy the things the traitor got up to, it seems his lips have become unstuck; silence the old man before his venomous rumors taint the Brotherhood any further...
aaaRDBQuest04 - "It's A Family Thing"

A member of a rich family has discovered that his family's private tomb has become infested with a clan of Vampires; you must go to the crypt, and swiftly deal with their leader, and every other creature of the night taking up residence in the tomb...

aaaRDBQuest05 - "The Trials Of The Black Hands"

After completing the initiation, you are to receive a single contract from each of the ten Speakers in the Hall Of Elders; once you complete it, you are to return to receive your next...
aaaRDBQuest06 - "Dishonor Thy Father"

A tyrant of a father has taken his own son hostage on their family estate after the son enraged the father with his choice of a life partner; go to the estate, and relieve the father of not only his son, but his life as well...
aaaRDBQuest07 - "What Did I Do Last Night?"

A diseased citizen of Bruma has caused an uproar, and the people of the city have decided that he must go; find the citizen, kill him, and then dispose of his remains, so it was almost like he was never there in the first place...
aaaRDBQuest08 - "It's Just Business"

Two rival shopkeepers have been at war with one another over prices and customers, and one of them has decided to go a step further; kill the rival merchant, and stage it as a robbery gone wrong, to lead the guard's suspicion away from the client...
aaaRDBQuest09 - "Like An Arrow Through The Heart"

An Archery competition, held every year, has been won by the same person, time and time again, and one of the other competitors has had enough; progress through the competition, disgrace the Champion, and then kill him at his lowest point...
aaaRDBQuest10 - "Til Death Do Us Part"

A wife has discovered that her husband has been cheating on her with another woman, but she cannot prove it; you are to follow the husband with his daily routine, until he leads you to his mistress, at which point you slaughter them both...
aaaRDBQuest11 - "Karma's A B*tch"

A group of abolitionists have located a band of slavers operating within the province of Cyrodiil, and have called upon the Dark Brotherhood for assistance in wiping them out; go to their hideout, kill all of the slavers and free their slaves, and for an added bonus, enslave their ringleader and take him into the abolitionist's custody...
aaaRDBQuest12 - "Whodunit This Time?"

A party has been organized on board a ship, and each of the guests has been marked as a target by the Dark Brotherhood; it's your job to kill all five guests, and to do so without being unmasked as the murderer...
aaaRDBQuest13 - "What's Your Poison?"

A drunkard has been taking money from lenders but never paying it back, and now they want it to stop; it is your job to take this burly barbarian out by any means necessary, but for the bonus, you must create a powerful poison and then trick him into drinking it...
aaaRDBQuest14 - "Dissension In The Ranks"

In a strange turn of events, the Imperial Legion has called upon the Dark Brotherhood for help; a high ranking Imperial Officer has defected from the legion, and taken a large number of their recruits with him, and it is your job to kill him, but you must spare his followers...
aaaRDBQuest15 - "Guilty Until Proven Innocent"

Once again the ranks of the Dark Brotherhood have been tainted by a traitor, and it is your job to seek them out, and kill them immediately for their crimes...there's only one problem...it's someone you know dearly!

aaaRDBQuest16 - "Skeletons In The Closet"

The traitor has begun their final attack; to destroy the remains of the Night Mother! Arquen and yourself must rush to her crypt in Bravil, before all that is held dear to the Dark Brotherhood is lost forever!
aaaRDBQuest17 - "Ode To Vicente"

With the terrible events that have unfolded finally over, the Dark Brotherhood can return to a state of peace once more, but for one member of the Family, peace is the last thing on his mind; what he wants is adventure...


All Feedback and Endorsements are greatly appreciated...


My thanks go to:

Someone1074, for his Cape mesh used in this mod - http://www.tesnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=4539
KafeiDotour, for his Spectacle meshes used in this mod - http://www.tesnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=5198
Aknevrec, for his Elven Armor meshes used in this mod - http://www.tesnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=15580
MJMax, for his Arena mesh used in this mod - http://www.tesnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=39280
SpiritFoxy and JDFan, for their Skull Hood mesh used in this mod - http://www.tesnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=11212
tda, for his Scythe mesh used in this mod - http://www.tesnexus.com/downloads/file.php?id=3731
Azumoth, for his White Robe meshes used in this mod - http://tes.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=15636
Coolman, for his Dagger mesh used in this mod - http://tes.nexusmods.com/downloads/file.php?id=6836

And, last, but surely not least:

Display Name Is Already In Use, for ongoing consultant work for the more difficult issues that appear during the production of my work...
Lucedeoangel, for her brilliant ability in designing the brand new banners on the page, and for being the inspiration for the character 'Lucideo'...

This mod requires the Shivering Isles, Knights Of The Nine and Vial Lair expansions to run...