It’s a common notion that Valentine’s Day is a corporate-driven cash grab. For starters, you don’t get a day off, which already regulates it to the weaker tier of holiday celebrations, right up(down?) there with Columbus Day, April Fool’s, and Chinese New Year.
However, for those of us who are lousy spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends, or in my case, bloggers, we need a Valentine’s Day. We need someone to force us to do something because fuck if we’re going to find the motivation to do it ourselves. That’s what Valentine’s Day is for me.
It’s a reason to make a blog post.
While the most romantic quest in the mod is To Warm Sands, there is plenty of love and heartbreak to be found, from Morviah’s tragic affair with a Nord soldier to Vigram’s romance with his horse. The player too can write their own love story, as the mod offers an ever-growing number of men, women, and zombies to wed.
However, there are some possible missed connections as well. Maybe you think two NPCs are perfect for each other. Or perhaps you think an NPC is perfect for you. If you’d like to ship a pair of NPCs together, make it known. Who knows, maybe I’ll make it happen.