- Imperial City Market District in the First Edition bookstore.
- Two copies in Anvil's Chapel of Dibella, in the bedrooms.
- On a shelf in the chapel hall of the Great Chapel of Julianos in Skingrad.
- Numerous copies in Cloud Ruler Temple.
- Over ten copies in Chorrol Mages Guild Library.
- Castle Chorrol Private Quarters in Laythe's Quarters on a shelf and another in the room southeast of Laythe's Quarters.
- Castle Chorrol Great Hall on a bookshelf behind the throne.
- Upstairs on a shelf at Fire and Steel.
- On a cupboard upstairs in Northern Goods and Trade.
- Angeline's Aromatics, Solitude, in one of the bedrooms.
- Can be bought from Urag gro-Shub in The Arcanaeum.
- Middle level of the Bards College, Solitude, on the floor in one of the bedrooms.
- Blue Palace, Solitude, on a bookshelf in Elisif the Fair's bedroom.
- On a shelf in Castle Volkihar.DG
- Onboard The Katariah, in the Emperor's cabin.
- Found in the bedroom at Riftweald Manor, Riften.
- In the back room in the Temple of Talos in Windhelm.
- Shrine of Talos: Froki's Peak, an unmarked location.
In the first years of the First Era, a powerful race of Elves called the Ayleids, or the Heartland High Elves, ruled central Tamriel with an iron hand. The high and haughty Ayleids relied on the patrons, the treacherous Daedra Lords, to provide armies of Daedra with dead spirits; with these fearless magical armies, the Ayleids preyed without mercy upon the young races of men, slaughtering or enslaving them at their whim.
On behalf of the suffering human races, St. Alessia, the first in the line of Cyrodiils, sought the aid of Akatosh, the Dragon God of Time, and the ruler of the noble Aedra. Akatosh, looking with pity upon the plight of men, drew precious blood from his own heart, and blessed St. Alessia with this blood of Dragons, and made a Covenant that so long as Alessia's generations were true to the dragon blood, Akatosh would endeavor to seal tight the Gates of Oblivion, and to deny the armies of Daedra and undead to their enemies, the Daedra-loving Ayleids.
In token of this Covenant, Akatosh gave to Alessia and her descendants the Amulet of Kings and the Eternal Dragonfires of the Imperial City. Thus does Alessia become the first gem in the Cyrodilic Amulet of Kings. The gem is the Red Diamond in the middle of the Amulet. This is the Symbol of the Empire and later taken as the symbol of the Septim line, It is surrounded by eight other gems, one for each of the divines.
So long as the Empire shall maintain its worship of Akatosh and his kin, and so long as Alessia's heirs shall bear the Amulet of Kings, Akatosh and his divine kin maintain a strong barrier between Tamriel and Oblivion, so that mortal man need never again fear the devastating summoned hosts of the Daedra Lords.
But if the Empire should slacken in its dedication to the Nine Divines, or if the blood of Alessia's heirs should fail, then shall the barriers between Tamriel and the Daedra realms fall, and Daedra-worshippers might summon lesser Daedra and undead spirits to trouble the races of men.