ZeniMax Online Studios has issued another video talking about The Elder Scrolls Online lore, this time featuring head loremaster Lawrence Schick discussing the roles of the game’s three alliances and their designs on the Imperial province of Cyrodiil.
To summarize, the ruling Tharn family in Tamriel has ties to the daedra prince Molag Bal and is calling upon him to revitalize their failing empire. The three factions — the Aldmeri Dominion, the Daggerfall Covenant, and the Ebonheart Pact — don’t much care for this idea and, with their own leaders taking the forefront, plan to kick the Tharns out of power and take over for themselves.
In game terms, this sets up both a major PvE aspect of the game — how players will fight the influence of Molag Bal and his daedric anchors, which will crop up all over the land — and the three-way PvP action that takes place in the central province of Cyrodiil.
So which alliance will you pledge yourself to?