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'''Aventus''': ''"You don't have to say anything. There's no need. You're here, so I know you'll accept my contract."''
Each path leads to asking about the contract, to which Aventus will reply, ''"My mother, she... she died. I... I'm all alone now. So they sent me to that terrible
orphange in Riften. Honorhall. The headmistress is an evil, cruel woman. They call her Grelod the Kind. But she's not kind. She's terrible. To all of us."''
Before you leave, you can talk to Aventus for more information, such as the reward and a bit of his
'''Assassinations don't come cheap, boy.'''<br />
'''Are you sure about this, boy? Murdering this woman?'''<br />
'''Aventus''': ''"I've never been more sure about
naything in my entire life. Someone like Grelod doesn't deserve to live one more day. She's a monster."''
If you have already killed the target, he will be amazed and remark ''"I mean, I knew the Dark Brotherhood was good... just not that good! You killed the old hag before I even asked!"'' After completing his quest, he claims that he's going to be an assassin himself when he grows up: ''"When I grow up, I'm going to be an assassin. That way I can help lots of children, just like you."'' However, in the short term, he decides that he will return to the orphanage: ''"I'll go back to the Orphanage in a while. I'll give them time to, you know... clean up the mess."''