The Final Scroll
Former Blade and current refugee.
Nord Fighter 2 / Sorcerer 7 / Bard 4
Esbern is one of the last remaining Blades, having survived both the initial purge at the start of the Great War, and the final destruction of the order as part of the White Gold Concordat. Having escaped the destruction of Cloud Ruler Temple, Esbern’s primary motivation for the time being is to record what he can of the knowledge lost when the Thalmor torched the temple’s library.
Esbern is a capable agent, though he considers himself more a chronicler and historian than a hero. He is overcome by the loss of his order, and the seeming ease with which the Thalmor swept aside and killed so many great men – men he knew personally. His view of the future is colored by this despair.