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Skyrim: Can't Resist Shiny by Isriana Skyrim: 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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:iconnightingaletrash:
NightingaleTrash Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
Me every single time. 'Cept I'm usually fast enough to get out of there whilst Mercer takes all the sh!t for me XD
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:icondanithewriter:
DaniTheWriter Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
But, dem shinies tho!
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:iconaerynkelly13:
AerynKelly13 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
SHINY!!!!!!
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:iconkhergitleader:
khergitleader Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
SHINY
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:iconendorthedarkthief:
EndorTheDarkThief Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Its so..... SHINY!
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:iconalexwwpyro:
AlexwwPyro Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
who could ever resist a shiny ship!
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:iconfalseredstone:
Falseredstone Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014   Digital Artist
Resistance is futile...
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:iconlordofgilneas:
LordofGilneas Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
PFFT, the trap was easy! Just yoink it and then run! Sides, shinies are what we live for!
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:iconsabaleye:
sabaleye Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
...
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:iconvisionserpent89:
VisionSerpent89 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh, I tortured Mercer mercilessly (no pun intended) in that ruin. Fire traps, gate traps, Draugr hordes, stray arrows... I was very, um... accident prone. And Mercer always seemed to be the one who took the consequences, strangely enough. EVIL Laughter! 
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:iconexplosivefirehawk:
ExplosiveFirehawk Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Oh, really... And this wasn't intentional, yes? *Laughs maniacally*
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:iconkhergitleader:
khergitleader Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014
im a pyromaniac on my game and uh he-he... accidentally lit a whole gas-filled room and uh killed my follower
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:iconrya31:
rya31 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
the sanctum...i closed a door and slashed at them through it and still almost died with those shouts...it's a good thing mercer couldn't die, as soon as he got up like 5 draugrs went after him and kill him instantly...i learned a very important lesson-use some of you points in the weapon skill tree
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:iconcryingzombie:
CryingZombie Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
I remember that ship, and the death after i've taken it the first time. My character was at level 3 vampirism this time so she instantly died after she had taken the ship. Just forgot to feed her before entering the dungeon >.<.

Btw. How did bron react after Mercers betrayal and being rescued by Karliah?
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:icongwduncan:
GwDuncan Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
I love the shiny!
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:iconaoi-yanagi-chan:
Aoi-Yanagi-Chan Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I remember that sanctuary... Yeah, I had my health and magicka mainly increased, but even so I still had a hard time NOT dying when I was fighting all the Draugr there. Maybe it's because I have a hard time realizing I need to get into my potions... But, I was also glad that Mercer was there to take them out.

I also remember the ship. It looked pretty, and I considered taking it, but then I saw it was worth no value so I just continued on adventuring, not giving it another thought.
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:iconisriana:
Isriana Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Turns out it's one of those collectibles you're supposed to return to Delvin. I didn't know it at the time, but eh - take all the shinies... ;P
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:iconaoi-yanagi-chan:
Aoi-Yanagi-Chan Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Really? :?

Now I'm starting to regret not taking it... even if I did want to avoid the trap, and didn't know about that trick before.
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:iconisriana:
Isriana Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, it's part of a quest: elderscrolls.wikia.com/wiki/Mo…
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:iconshycactus22:
shycactus22 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
Where do you find that dampened ship??? 
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:iconsilvercherries:
silvercherries Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014
Every time I go through there, I always try to get Mercer caught in the traps. :)
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:iconlemothelemon:
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:
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:iconapplefanfic:
applefanfic Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I WANT THE SHINY SHIP!!!:omgomgbb: 

But on the other hand you're right about Brynjolf!:lol: 
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:iconlizzardtong:
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!
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:icongwduncan:
GwDuncan Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2014
I did that everytime, I always avoided the fire and let Mercer burn, MUHAHAHAHAH!!!
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:iconisriana:
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:
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:iconlizzardtong:
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.
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:iconnomnomsun:
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:
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:iconjawaboxereod:
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.
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:iconlightecosage1:
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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:iconwinters-dawn1221:
Winters-Dawn1221 Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw Mercer, sweetheart, I kept you out of the flames with my fantastic skills, didn't I? I watched your worthless butt and wiped you ruddy nose.

Thanks for the betrayal. I hope Karliah shot me in the knee.
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:iconveratai:
Veratai Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
yup.. my argonian got roasted on that shiny ship too :/ X3
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:iconslenderman-6781:
Slenderman-6781 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Student
do it Indiana Jones style and replace X3333
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:iconcatamber123:
catamber123 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
we all know how that turned ou- AHH A BOULDER
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:iconslenderman-6781:
Slenderman-6781 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Student
true XD
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:icontojunior:
Tojunior Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
So… Shiny 
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:iconsolasfell:
SolasFell Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I know how you feel I see somthing shiny and i have to take it..... my brother and his friend both call "Crow" -_-
But most of the time i get hurt ^-^
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:iconzakurotheendergodess:
ZakurotheEndergodess Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014   Artist
I just shot the boat into the casket on the side of the room
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:iconhopzoptquetzaldesu:
HopzoptQuetzalDesu Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
GOAL!! :D
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:iconmirakhall:
MiraKHall Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Every time I shoot those pots down, the damn ship starts flying all over the place and I miss sight of it :X  Sometimes I think using telekinesis would be a better option if I were more mage-oriented than thief-oriented.
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:iconmyrethy:
Myrethy Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
So I'm not the only one who joined at a low level and proceeded to get my ass handed to me by a little model ship...
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:iconceruleetheblue:
ceruleetheblue Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I personally wasn't impressed with the Thieves Guild when one of them tried to rob me when I was a werewolf. Facepalm  So I would guess that Brynjolf finds their people at the "Mommy Thinks I'm Special" I am a dummy! Club.
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:iconloki661:
loki661 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
So funny.
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:iconcreepersrcute:
CreepersRcute Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013
Meh, it don't matter, as long as you have armor fire can't do SH*T XD
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:icongeminice:
Geminice Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013
Can't...resist...the shiny! 
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:icontoxicscythe:
ToxicScythe Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
so true... T.T
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:iconpwnsage:
pwnsage Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013
So THAT'S how you draw Mercer!
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:iconsynchro2323:
Synchro2323 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
brings back memory's like when mercer tried to kill me ahhh good times good times :3
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:iconheiiarad:
heIIarad Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2013  Professional Artist
L O L O L O L O L O L LAUGH OUT LOUD!
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:iconl33thaxx0r:
l33thaxx0r Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013
at least you didn't lose that ship in the explosion and have to comb the room to find it
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