Skyrim:No News is Good News
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 Quick Walkthrough
- Talk to Angeline Morrard in Angeline's Aromatics.
- Get some news from Captain Aldis.
- Return to Angeline Morrard.
 Detailed Walkthrough
Angeline Morrard is the shopkeeper of Angeline's Aromatics in Solitude. If you try to talk to her, she will ask you if you have been to Whiterun. She will be very excited if you tell her "yes". If you tell her that you haven't been there before, she will be understanding and you can talk to her about it later. Her daughter, Fura, was assigned to Whiterun after she joined the Imperial Army and Angeline was hoping to get some recent news about her. Although she's tried talking to Captain Aldis, she didn't get any help from him. If you are willing to help her get more information, anything you can find out would be welcome.
Captain Aldis can be found training the guards in the courtyard of Castle Dour during the day. You may tell him that Angeline sent you to ask about her daughter. He will only tell you "Generally posting information is need to know only." Several options would be available for you to continue the conversation, including persuade and intimidate. You will need a Speech skill level of at least 25 to persuade him.
|I thinkneeds to know. (Persuade)||Passed: I... I've been trying to find the time and place to let her know.
Failed: I'm sorry, I can't help you.
|Passed: Return to Angeline
|Well, I'm making it "need to know." (Intimidate)||Passed: If you want to know that bad then fine.
Failed: I'm afraid that kind of thing doesn't work on Captains in the Imperial Army.
|Passed: Return to Angeline
|Fine. If that's the way you want it.||That's the way it is.||Nothing|
|Tell me about her daughter. That's an order, Captain.||Yes, Sir. Although I'm not sure you'll be happy to know.||Return to Angeline|
Then he will give you the news. "Her daughter was sent to Whiterun, the skirmishes there have been violent. The whiterun legate, he needed to know the Stormcloak positions. He sent out a party to scout the area. They happened upon a large force... I'm told none of them made it back." Unfortunately, Private Morrard... Angeline's daughter was in that scouting party.
Return to Angeline Morrard and she is still eager to know the news. You may tell her the bad news and the old lady will be very depressed "I told her. I told her the imperial army would kill her. That this was a war of Jarls and Imperial Generals and we had no part in it. She just wouldn't hear it." She can't thank you for it, not for this, but she acknowledges that you have done her a service. You get no reward from her, but she will have a more friendly disposition towards you and allow you to freely take many low-value items in her shop.
- If you have completed the Stormcloak missions, especially Battle for Solitude, before speaking with Aldis, this quest will be impossible to finish as it would lead you to a bare area where Aldis once stood. Because of this, it is highly recommended this quest is done before finishing the Stormcloak missions.
- This bug is fixed by version 1.0 of the Unofficial Skyrim Patch.
- This can also be fixed by entering the following in the console:
setstage SolitudeFreeform01 20. This will set the stage of the quest to where you have to return to Angeline, and will allow you to complete the quest.
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