Skyrim: While exploring you find yourself standing next to a circle of burnt ground with a burnt corpse in the middle and a spell tomb of fire cloak next to them, indicating this person had tried the spell and accidently burned themself alive. An entire story just waiting for you to notice.
Fallout 4: Here’s a fucking teddy bear in a toilet with sunglasses and a pack of smokes. Fuck you.
skyrim: protagonist duels ten dragons naked on a mountaintop with nothing but a stick and sheer force of anger
dragon age inquisition: protagonist crawls through the fire-scorched mud of the battlefield, both legs broken and third degree burns over their bleeding body, slowly and weakly trying to reach the corpses of their travelling companions in the hopes of breathing some life back into them while the dragon bemoans that one of them scuffed a scale on its leg