As spoken by Xarxes, as is denoted within the Aldmeriad, to the young mortal children of Mundus, "As ye are true Children of the et'Ada, thou shalt honor us by honoring thy own lives. For in each of you is housed the Divine Spark, and thus the record of thy actions is a sacred duty. Keep, therefore, each and every one of you, an Oghma, an everscriven scroll which shall memorialize thy brief lives. Thus in at least this way shalt thy Spark be Immortal."
Edited by jarnkoldur on April 7, 2016 1:15PM
Thus it was that throughout Tamriel's history, the recording of one's own experiences, be they potentate or plebian, was of great importance. Here, painstakingly collected and transcribed for thy ease by scholars of the second era, are the records of individuals during the tumultuous period known as the Interregnum:
"And when the truth finally dawns, it shall dawn in fire!"