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|Home City||Imperial City
|Location||The Bloated Float|
|Health||50 + (4+0.6)x(PC+1), PC=3-82|
|Magicka||75 + 1.5x(PC+1) (max=250)|
|Faction(s)||MS31 Blackwater Brigands|
Lynch is a Nord thief and one of only four members of the Blackwater Brigands, a recently formed gang of thieves based in Bravil. Along with his accomplices, Minx, Wrath and Selene, Lynch has hijacked the Bloated Float, apparently in search of a legendary gold statuette known as "The Golden Galleon", which he believes is hidden somewhere on the ship.
After you have awakened and found that the ship has somehow been brought to sea, you will find Lynch just outside the cabin door, constantly patrolling the lower deck, tirelessly carrying out his duties without eating or sleeping.
He wields a leveled longsword and wears leather gauntlets, greaves, boots and the uniquely designed leather cuirass, branded with the emblem of the Blackwater Brigands. He carries a useful note with his instructions, the key to the ship's storage room and a small amount of gold.
When you try to leave your room, Lynch will immediately approach you with the words: "Hey! Who in Oblivion are you? You don't look like one of the Blackwater Brigands!"
- If you say "None of your business", Lynch will respond with "Intruders are my business. I think instead of locking you in the storage room with the bouncer, I'm going to dump your body overboard." and proceed to attack you.
- If you say "Just a passenger", Lynch will be puzzled and repeat his question "What? I was told there are only two others on board. I locked the bouncer in the Storage Room and she has the owner. So that leaves you. Now, I'll ask again. Who are you?"
- If you say "I'm from the City Watch", Lynch will respond with "City Watch? I doubt it. But since you have aligned yourself with them, I think it's time to put an end to this conversation." and proceed to attack you.
- If you say "I'm a member of your gang", Lynch will reveal some important information and ask you one more time: "There's no one else in our group except the four of us. The Blackwater Brigands don't just take on new members out of the clear blue sky. When we formed the Brigands three months ago, I was told no more than a four way split on all the profits! So stop telling lies and tell me what you're doing here!"
- When you say "I'm not going to say", Lynch will finally draw his longsword with the words: "Then perhaps my sword can find the words that your mouth cannot!"
Once Lynch is dead, you can begin finding a way to return to the Imperial City.