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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]]. [[
SR:Dragon Shouts|Dragon Shouts]] play an integral role in the story as you discover your fate as the Last Dragonborn. Skyrim is available on PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4, and has been announced for Nintendo Switch.
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.
General: Elder_Scrolls#The_Elder_Scrolls_Themselves|Elder Scrolls]] foretell the return of [[Lore:Tamriel|Tamriel]]'s primeval darkness, the Dragons, and the coming of a mortal born with the soul of a dragon, the "[[Skyrim:Dovahkiin|Dovahkiin]]" or "Dragonborn"—one who will have the power to permanently defeat his greatest foe and end the dark reign of the consumer of worlds: [[Skyrim:Alduin|Alduin]].
Your journey will be beset with peril. Just as remnants of the kingdom’s shadow guardians, the [[Skyrim:Blades|Blades]], will offer their aid, crafty agents of the [[Skyrim:Thalmor|Thalmor]], seeking to advance their own cause, will impede your quest. Acquire knowledge and prove yourself Dragonborn, and the revered [[Skyrim:Greybeards|Greybeards]] will grant you an audience to learn of their ancient Draconic arts.