Speaking with the Dragonborn, he complains about the city's security and the guards in Whiterun. He believes that the guards are lazy and undisciplined. He even says that Commander Caius is a "preening rooster," and that he could do the job himself blindfolded.
Sinmir is a possible target needed to be intimidated by initiating a brawl.
If Sinmir is the captain of the city guard, he will attend the tasting ceremony.
- "The security in Whiterun is terrible. Shameful, is what it is."
- "The guards in this city are all lazy, and undisciplined. Things need to change."
- "Commander Caius. Hmphf. Walks around Dragonsreach like a preening rooster. I could do his job blindfolded."
- "I'm commander of the guard, now." ―If the Stormcloaks take control of Whiterun.
- "The Stormcloaks can keep the city safe better than those Legion lapdogs." ―If the Stormcloaks take control of Whiterun.
- Despite Sinmir's claims that the security in Whiterun is better after the Stormcloaks take over, Hulda, the owner of The Bannered Mare, says that the local Stormcloaks break her furniture every night.
This section contains bugs related to Sinmir. Before adding a bug to this list, consider the following:
- Occasionally, Commander Caius will show up at the Honningbrew Meadery instead of Sinmir when the Stormcloaks have taken over Whiterun.
- If he becomes new captain of the guard, he will never actually show up at Dragonsreach.