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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

For more fan art inspired by The Elder Scrolls take a look at here!
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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.
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
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.
Isriana Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, it's part of a quest:…
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 Traditional 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:
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