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'''Skyrim''', the fifth game in the [[:Elder Scrolls]] series, takes place in the province of [[Lore:Skyrim|Skyrim]] 200 years after the [[Lore:Oblivion Crisis|Oblivion Crisis]].
A newly revealed [[ Lore: Dragon_Language|Dragon language]] plays an integral role in the story.
The ancient home of the [[Skyrim:Nord|Nords]], Skyrim, teeters at the brink of destruction. With the death of High King [[Skyrim:Torygg|Torygg]], a [[Skyrim:Civil War|civil war]] breaks out, with brothers slaying brothers across the province's frozen tundras and rocky crags. Many, especially [[Lore:Nord|Nords]], wish to secede from [[Lore:Empire|the Empire]], which has been in decline since the Oblivion Crisis. Many loyalists, on the other hand, prefer the unity and security provided by the Empire.