The Pocket Guide to the Empire, 1st Edition was a paper bound booklet included with TES: Redguard. The timeframe of the guide is contemporary to the game, which itself is set during the rule of Tiber Septim in 2E 864, the last decades of the Second Era.
The following pages are transcripts of the guide. Formatting and capitalization are done according to the American printed version that came with the game.represent footnotes and margin scribbles that appeared in the original guide. These were written by an Elf known only by the initials 'YR'. These footnotes can be viewed either by hovering the cursor over the underlined text, or by clicking the [nb] link at the end of the line. Italicized text in certain boxed sections in are also the notes of 'YR'.