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Can't Resist Shiny by Isriana Can't Resist Shiny by Isriana
You've got a point there, Mercer. :|
But on the other hand... shiny ship! :iconlawooplz:

This one is based on those half dozen times I died because I got obsessed obtaining a model ship placed in the middle of a trapped room. That was actually the first time I encountered those fire traps, too - otherwise I would've known to shoot them down from the doorway and not dash through the burning room for some sorry artifact. Trial and error, trial and error...
I also must point out that I joined Thieves Guild at very low levels (and invested almost all my points to stamina instead of health) so the whole Snow Veil Sanctum was pretty darn deadly place for poor Bron. Never have I been as happy to have Mercer Frey by my side as at the time when I came across a room full of Draugr Scourges or Deathlords or whatever... While they focused on beating the crap out of Mercer I could shoot them full of arrows from a much safer distance. :D

Anyway, this comic was somewhat better in my head, but as it turns out it's a bit too late to second guess when you have already spend eight hours inking and coloring. :shrug: Ah, well.

Bron Martes me
Mercer Frey Bethesda
from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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shycactus22 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
Where do you find that dampened ship??? 
silvercherries Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
Every time I go through there, I always try to get Mercer caught in the traps. :)
LemoTheLemon Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
I noticed the traps, but not the ship so I YOL'd the oil to get rid of it. And it exploded. I've never found the ship D:
applefanfic Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I WANT THE SHINY SHIP!!!:omgomgbb: 

But on the other hand you're right about Brynjolf!:lol: 
Lizzardtong Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
ah yes, that trap, immediately saw that i was going to get burned if i pick the ship up, the oil was very suspicious, took the ship anyway, got outta the fire quick enough but mercer...Let's say he still didn't learn Rule number 1 of videogames.

Get out of the fire!
Isriana Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol, I'd say poor Mercer, but as it turns out he deserves that burn - and more. :XD:
Lizzardtong Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
Let's just say that my "thief character" used 2 Daggers near his throat, i say that the scissor execute was very fitting.

and yeah, after i found out what he has done...i guess a medium rare mercer wasn't enough.
NOMNOMSUN Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
LOL, everyone else hasn't suggested MY way of getting it.

I drink a major fire resistant potion, take the ship, let my partner get burned and while I watch the chaos unfold, I barely take any damage, PROFIT! :icondragonlaughplz:
JawaBoxerEOD Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I had just seen this comic just before I got to this part in the quest. So instead of doing what Bron did, I shot the ship with an arrow and watched where it landed after the containers fell.
LightEcoSage1 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
When I got there, I shot down the fire pots with an arrow. Unfortunately for me, the explosion blew the model ship completely out of the room into the room down below. Took me twenty minutes of hunting behind rocks to find it.
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