The Elder Scrolls is a series that was started by Bethesda in 1994. It has recieved well reception and has become one of the most popular video game franchises. It takes place on the fantasy continient of Tamriel on the planet Nirn. Tamriel has nine provinces that each game focuses on. The first game takes place in all of Tamriel, the second game takes place in parts of High Rock and Hammerfell, the third game takes place in a part of Morrowind, the fourth game takes place in Cyrodil, and the fifth game takes place in Skyrim. The main character is no specific person. The main character is simply the character you create using the nine races of Tamriel.