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Aedra And Daedra Lorebook

Collection: Daedric Princes
Location(s): Auridon, Glenumbra, Stonefalls
Auridon
Location Notes: Northern Central Auridon, inside Dawnbreak, which is marked by the house icon on the map, and also Southwest of College Wayshrine if you are coming from there.

On the ground, inside the destroyed house, next to a fallen cabinet.

Image walkthrough:

Enter Dawnbreak and you will find it next to a fallen cabinet.

Map:
Auridon map

Glenumbra
Location Notes: This lorebook is located in vicinity of Hag Fen, eastern Glenumbra, west of Hag Fen Wayshrine.
Image walkthrough:

Loc.1 – Lorebook is laying on a barrel, next to a tree and a fireplace. Someone forgot a valuable book in their camp, or was eaten by crocodiles during the night.

Loc.2 – On a stone, inside house that has it sides and roof covered with a large tree.

Map:
Glenumbra map

Stonefalls
Location Notes: This lorebook can be found around The Harborage.
Image walkthrough:

Loc.1 – East of The Harborage, underneath a wooden cart with two sacks and a wooden crate.

Map:
Stonefalls map

Lorebook text

The designations of Gods, Demons, Aedra, and Daedra, are universally confusing to the layman. They are often used interchangeably.

"Aedra" and "Daedra" are not relative terms. They are Elvish and exact. Azura is a Daedra both in Skyrim and Morrowind. "Aedra" is usually translated as "ancestor," which is as close as Cyrodilic can come to this Elven concept. "Daedra" means, roughly, "not our ancestors." This distinction was crucial to the Dunmer, whose fundamental split in ideology is represented in their mythical genealogy.

Aedra are associated with stasis. Daedra represent change.

Aedra created the mortal world and are bound to the Earth Bones. Daedra, who cannot create, have the power to change.

As part of the divine contract of creation, the Aedra can be killed. Witness Lorkhan and the moons.

The protean Daedra, for whom the rules do not apply, can only be banished.

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