ABOUT THE ACT 1 MILESTONES GUIDE

This guide is designed to help walk you through the series pointing out important story moments along the way.  It is designed to point out those episodes that affect the story or contain discussions that are relevant to the development of Fleet's character.  Not all the episodes in act one are listed here! 

  • Series Prologue

    An introduction to the protagonist Fleet and details about how the series will be structured. We learn a bit about Fleet's background, the kind of person he is, how he came to be in Skyrim and his immediate objectives.

  • Chapter 1 - Part 1

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * First letter to his father
    * Takes his first assassination contract
    * Robbs the Alchemy shop in Falkreath
    * Stumbles across Dark Brotherhood lair not knowing what it is

  • Chapter 1 - Part 4

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Collects on his first contract killing
    * Encounters thugs hired by Alchemy shop owner Zaria
    * Discussion of Bound Bow and Archery skills

  • Chapter 1 - Part 6

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Cross Skyrim stealth travel
    * Attacked by an assassin on the road to Fort Amol
    * Decides to enter the criminal underworld to find Linwe

  • Chapter 1 - Part 7

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Infiltrates Fort Amol
    * Obtains the Bound Bow spell

  • Chapter 2 - Part 1

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Hits on a woman at the steam bath
    * Infiltrates Windhelm and takes a contract from Aventus Aretino
    * Discussion of objectives with the Dark Brotherhood and Thieves Guild
    * Fleet shows capacity for compassion

  • Chapter 2 - Part 3

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Gathers a small army of Trolls
    * Demontrates remarkable resourcefullness and guts
    * Arrives in Riften with a splash

  • Chapter 2 - Part 4

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Finds the Thieves Guild
    * Learns about Riften's connection to the Dark Brotherhood
    * Fleet forms a strategy to deal with the Assassins who persue him
    * Takes a test to join the Thieves Guild

  • Chapter 2 - Part 6

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Enters the Thieves Guild hideout
    * Intimidates shop keepers to earn respect
    * Meets the guild leader Mercer Frey
    * Get his first guild job to infiltrate Golden Glow estate

  • Chapter 3 - Part 1

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Meets Maven Black-Briar for the first time
    * Cases Honor Hall Orphanage and plans his assassination of Grelod
    * Discovers the Shadow Stone

  • Chapter 3 - Part 2

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Slips back into Riften and kills Grelod undetected
    * Leaves and apple as a calling card
    * Makes a stealthy return to Windhelm
    * Discussion of mods and transition from xBox to PC

  • Chapter 3 - Part 3

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Returns to Aventus Aretino and takes payment for contract
    * Travels to Whiterun for the first time
    * Discussion of porting the story from xBox to PC

  • Chapter 3 - Part 4

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Kidnapped by the Dark Brotherhood
    * Meets Astrid and kills all three victims
    * Discussion of Fleet's knowledge of the Dark Brotherhood
    * Discussion of "The Hole" in Fleet's soul and his quest for spiritual fulfillment
    * First full episode on PC
    * Discussion of mods and mod lists

  • Chapter 3 - Part 5

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Completes job for Maven Black-Briar
    * Decides to hide his affiliation with the Dark Brotherhood from the Thieves Guild
    * Takes evidence from the scene that incriminates Maven

  • Chapter 3 - Part 7

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Arrives at the Dark Brotherhood Sanctuary
    * Finds his first Word Wall "Marked for Death" and how he views it
    * Meets everyone in the Brotherhood
    * Receives three contracts from Nazir
    * Find the book "Sithis"
    * Discussion of Sithis lore and the Night Mother
    * Discussion of Fleet's emotional maturity
    * Reading of "Sithis" in the shrine

  • Chapter 4 - Part 1

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Character and spiritual transition ritual to new garb
    * Preparing for the arrival of the Night Mother
    * Deep discussion of the meta-physical and relevant lore
    * Preparing for the arrival of the Night Mother

  • Chapter 4 - Part 2

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Kills Narfi - First sanctioned Dark Brotherhood assassination
    * Discussion of "Sithis" lore and what happens to the souls of the slain

  • Chapter 4 - Part 3

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Discussion of Fleet's view on the value of souls and murder
    * Discussion of the functional role of the Assassin in Tamriel
    * Discussion of red throwing knife as an ego signature

  • Chapter 4 - Part 4

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Kills Ennodius Papius - Second sanctioned Dark Brotherhood assassination
    * Hides in the celler of the Nightgate Inn to get out of the weather
    * Beginning to see the problems with Frostfall and YouTube storytelling

  • Chapter 4 - Part 5

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Announcement of viewer selected assassinations for episode 50
    * Take over of Fort Dunstaad as jumping off point for third assassination
    * Kills Betild - Third sanctioned Dark Brotherhood assassination

  • Chapter 4 - Part 6

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Finds second Word Wall "Frost Breath"
    * Fleet acquires secret knowledge of a sect of Dark Brotherhood assassins called the Phoenix

  • Chapter 4 - Part 7

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Discussion of Fleet's interpretation of Word Wall experiences with Sithis and his destiny
    * Discussion of learning more about Conjuration magic and the attraction of the mage college
    * Adrianne Avanicci is killed in a street battle with vampires, the event has an impact on Fleet
    * Fleet's opinions about vampires are formed in this episode
    * Discussion of the Dark Brotherhood and vampire lore
    * Mysterious stranger in Whiterun, Loki
    * Fleet assassinates Heimskr

  • Chapter 4 - Part 8

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Kills a man on the road for insulting him
    * Discussion of ego and arrogance
    * Meets the Keeper Cicero
    * Receives a new contract for Muiri in Markarth
    * Overhears discussions proving a divide in the Sanctuary
    * Learns about the Listener

  • Chapter 4 - Part 9

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Discussion of sides in the Civil War and why Fleet would site with the Empire
    * Discussion of goal to further the influence of Sithis
    * Does odd jobs around Falkreath and earns the right to buy property
    * Disussion of the conflict within the Dark Brotherhood, theological vs. secular

  • Chapter 4 - Part 10

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Demonstrates a growing hate for vampires killing one on the road
    * Discussion of his views on the Foresworn and his relationship with them as Bretons
    * Discussion of his interest in mysticism and his hate for traditional magic and the ways of his father
    * Meets with his contact in Markarth about his fourth Dark Brotherhood contract
    * Demonstrates a growing hate for vampires killing one on the road
    * Kills a murderer in the market square

  • Chapter 4 - Part 11

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * The second letter to his father, filled with secret threats and promises
    * Describes the murder of Narfi as if he saved him
    * Discussion of the new assassination contracts and why he is doing them
    * Finds the Lover's Stone
    * Steals a horse on the road
    * Discussion of Psychological Profile

  • Chapter 4 - Part 12

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Courier Encounter - receives a letter from Falkreath hold to purchase property

  • Chapter 4 - Part 13

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Kills Alain DuFont - Fourth sanctioned Dark Brotherhood Assassination
    * Uses spells to put out lights
    * Discussion of bounty on Fleet for horse theft in Markarth and how to enter and city
    * Buys and horse in Windhelm and returns to Riften
    * Discussion of Bound Bow and Crafting gear
    * Discussion of Fleet as a father and husband

  • Chapter 5 - Part 1

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Speaks with Maven Black-Briar about completion of Honningbrew Meadery
    * Gets new mission from Mercer Frey sending him to Solitude
    * Enters into shadey business relatioship with Romlyn Dreth to deliver stolen mead

  • Chapter 5 - Part 2

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Delivers stolen mead
    * Discussion of the Dark Brotherhood and the "Local Dark Mothers" of the 3rd Era
    * Discussion of the "Listener" and peoples perception of the listener's role

  • Chapter 5 - Part 3

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Completes his assassin's vestments
    * Does some thieves guild jobs in Whiterun
    * Discussion of what we like about let's plays

  • Chapter 5 - Part 4

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Attack on Robber's Gorge
    * Discussion of why Fleet hates bandits and how he views himself differently
    * Meets with Gulum-Ei
    * Prepares for infiltration of the Blue Palace

  • Chapter 5 - Part 5

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Trails Gulum-Ei to his hideout
    * Gets the information about Karliah to return to the guild
    * Discussion of Dark Brotherhood lore, "The Black Hand" and "The Silencers"
    * Discussion of Fleet's goals for the Dark Brotherhood

  • Chapter 5 - Part 6

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Discussion of horse based bow combat
    * Kills a Justiciar on the road
    * Discussion of horse based bow combat and Fleet demonstrates his skill with horses
    * Discovers a string of murders in Windhelm and uses the facts of the murders to cover his killing of Nilsine
    * Kills Nilsine Shatter-Shield - Fifth sanctioned Dark Brotherhood assassination

  • Chapter 5 - Part 7

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * "Sithis Provides" Fleet finds a stray horse just when he needs one
    * Discussion of the end of Act 1
    * Returns to Mercer Frey and agrees to meet him at Snow Veil Sanctum
    * Speaks to Sapphire and like her story of revenge
    * Discussion of Fleet's distrust of Mercer Frey

  • Chapter 5 - Part 8

    Story Milestones in this episode:
    * Enters Snow Veil Sanctum with Mercer Frey
    * Fleet shows disdain for Mercer Frey
    * Discussion of assassin tactics with followers
    * Betrayed by Mercer Frey
    * Act 1 comes to a close