Lore:Night of Tears

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:''This article describes {{About|the event known as the '''Night of Tears'''. For |the related book, see '''[[Lore:Night of Tears (book)|Night of Tears (book)]]'''.''}}
[[File:SR-quest-The Eye of Magnus.jpg|thumb|right|The Eye of Magnus, the supposed cause for the Night of Tears]]
The '''Night of Tears''' is the night an Elven force attacked and burned the first human city of Skyrim, [[Lore:Saarthal|Saarthal]], built by the first Nordic inhabitants.<ref name=NoT>{{Cite book|Night of Tears (book)}}</ref> In retaliation, [[Lore:Ysgramor|Ysgramor]], the leader of the human colonization effort and the founder of the [[Lore:Companions|Companions]], drove the elves out of [[Lore:Solstheim|Solstheim]] and [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]].<ref name=NoT/><ref name=BtAoM>{{Cite book|Before the Ages of Man}}</ref><ref name=FotSP>{{Cite book|Fall of the Snow Prince}}</ref>