anonymous asked:

How come the Aedra don't seem to be willing or able to mesd with Nirn but the Daedra do it all the time?

Theres gonna be a little backstory to explain properly

In the beginning there were two gods, Anu and Padomay, Anu was the god of everything and a static force, Padomay was the god of change and chaos. The two battled and their blood spilt, this made the et’Ada, or original spirits. Lorkhan wanted to create a realm that he said all the spirits could rule over, he enlisted the help of Magnus, The Eight Divines, and other et’Ada, but some didn’t participate and left for oblivion, they eventually became the Daedra. As Mundus was forming some et’Ada lost their power and became Mortals, others became the Earthbones, or laws of nature. Magnus didn’t want this and fled to Aetherius, tearing a hole through the sky and making the sun. Other lesser et’Ada followed and became the Magna Ge, or the stars. The et’Ada who continued to use their power to create Mundus lost a lot of it, and became the Aedra. Many of the et’Ada who became mortals, and were now known as Ehlnofey, were disappointed with Mundus, so Auri-El/Akatosh gathered the ancestors of mer and went to war with Lorkhan/Shor and the ancestors of men. After the battle ended Akatosh took the Aedra of each side out of time and they decided what to do with Lorkhan. Eventually they decide to tear out Lorkhans heart and throw it into the sea. The Aedra interact with mortals, although since most of their power is gone they can’t physically manifest like the Daedra who didn’t sacrifice their power. But Daedra often invade Nirn and try and take it for their own. Alessia called upon Akatosh and he took pity on mortals, he drew his own blood and as long as the Amulet of Kings remained, and the Dragonfires burned, the Daedra couldn’t physically enter Nirn.

Long Story short, the Aedra sacrificed too much of their power to interact with Nirn directly, and can only do so with dreams/visions ect. Daedra have no limits except for the Amulet of Kings, and can far more easily interact with Nirn.