Skyrim:The Lover's Requital
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 Quick Walkthrough
- Talk to Sibbi Black-Briar in Riften Jail.
- Locate Svidi and talk to her.
- Tell Sibbi the truth or lie to him.
 Detailed Walkthrough
 A Murderer in the Jail?
If you enter the Riften Jail, you will come across Sibbi Black-Briar residing in one of the jail cells. When you ask how he ended up there, he will tell you about his former fiancee. He will admit his flaw is that women can't get enough of him.
Sibbi's story - He was betrothed to a beautiful girl named Svidi. However, he had a little affair about his "flaw" going on during this time. The girl found out and told her brother, Wulfur. Then her brother attacked him with a knife. In order to defend himself, he killed Wulfur and had to stay in the jail for eight months.
Now, he is very angry about that girl. "I'd do anything to have that whore's head on a platter." All he needs to know is where she is. If you can help him find his fiancee, he promises you'll be well compensated. You may ask him for more information about Svidi. He will describe her as a young woman—buxom, with long flowing black hair. What's more, she has a beautiful voice and she used to sing the most lovely songs.
 A Bard in the Inn?
According to Sibbi's description, you may find such a woman in the Vilemyr Inn in Ivarstead. Now, she is a bard under the name of Lynly Star-Sung. You may tell her that you know she is Svidi, she will initially deny it. "No, I'm sorry. You must have me mistaken for someone else. I've never even heard that name before." You can now choose to persuade or intimidate her with your Speech skills.
|You have nothing to fear from me. (Persuade)||Passed: Please, I beg you, don't tell Sibbi where I am. He'll kill me!
Failed: I'm sorry, I don't know what you're talking about.
|Passed: Return to Sibbi
|Stop lying or I'll beat it out of you! (Intimidate)||Passed: Please, I beg you, don't tell Sibbi where I am. He'll kill me!
Failed: I've been hurt worse before.
|Passed: Return to Sibbi
|Never mind. My mistake.||I should say so. I'd be careful in the future before you confront someone without all of the facts!||Nothing|
She will tell you Sibbi's been spreading lies about her. She will plead with you to hear her out.
Svidi's story - She and Sibbi were to be married and they were supposed to be happy together forever. Then she found some wretched poetry from Svana. When she confronted Sibbi about it, he threatened to kill her. She was scared so she told her brother Wulfur. He went to talk to Sibbi for his sister. However, Sibbi killed her brother even though he wasn't armed. She had no choice but to flee to the small town.
 A Choice in Your Hand
Return to Sibbi and tell him you have got some information about Svidi. He will be very glad. "Good, good. Just point me in the right direction and I'll do the rest." At this point, you will have to make a decision: tell him the truth or lie to him.
|She's in Ivarstead using the name Lynly.||Ivarstead? So close to Riften? She's an even bigger fool than I thought.|
|She's made her way east into Morrowind.||So, the whore thinks the Black-Briar reach ends at the border of Skyrim, eh? She'll soon discover her mistake.|
|Never mind. I was mistaken.||You idiot. You came all the way down here for that?|
Whichever option you choose between the first two, Sibbi will give you his key to a long chest containing moderately-valuable random loot, found in the basement (at the bottom of the stairs) of the Black-Briar Meadery in Riften. "You've done me a great service, my friend. Allow me to compensate you for the information." Sibbi's gratitude will also allow you to take any low-value items from the meadery.
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