Fleeing the Past is a quest available in The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind. It is the first of the three main quests of Balmora. It is given by Sergeant Faldrus.

Background[edit | edit source]

Veya Releth has ran away to find out what happened to her brother. Her father, Councilor Eris, asks the Vestige to find her. They then find out that she joined the Morag Tong, and that she will not be returning home until she finds out the truth about her brother.

Objectives[edit | edit source]

  1. Talk to Councilor Eris
  2. Talk to Captain Brivan
  3. Track Veya's friends
  4. Confront Drevis
  5. Find Ashur
  6. Find Veya's mentor at the Western Ruins
  7. Enter the Ashurnibibi ruins
  8. Help Naryu complete her writ
  9. Speak to Naryu Virian
  10. Talk to Councilor Eris

Walkthrough[edit | edit source]

Sergeant Faldrus sends the Vestige to speak to the Redoran Councilor of Balmora, to help him in his case to find his daughter, Veya Releth, who ran away again. When they speak with the councilor, they make an arrangement with him that allows the Vestige, an "outsider," to take part in official Redoran business, as Veya knows the House Guard too well and can easily avoid them. They must now speak to Captain Brivan.

After the conversation, he will want them to track down Veya's friends and spy on them. Doing so will make them spy on several runners carrying letters between themselves. If they are to be caught, try again by speaking to the captain again. When they succeed, they end up at the inn, and confront Drevis. Drevis will tell them that he forwards his letters to Ashur, a local tough, but a Morag Tong member. Ashur will be outside Balmora, attacked by Othloth Salavel, Tiram Indaram, and Derana Rothalen, who they will have to defeat. Ashur will tell them to seek out Veya's mentor at the Western Ruins for more direct access, so that's what they will have to do.

Once arriving at Ashurnibibi, they will speak to a Malacath Champion who tells them that a lone warrior has defeated each warrior who tried to face her, and entered the ruins, but it is filled with traps. Once inside, they will find out that her real name is Naryu Virian, and they have to help her with her Morag Tong contract against a Telvanni mage before they can ask her questions.

Once they do that, she tells them that Veya is safe, and that Councilor Eris should stop sending outsiders and Redoran soldiers out to look for her. They must now speak to Eris about this, which will allow them to complete the quest.

Reward[edit | edit source]

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