Why are the Aldmeri Dominion, Daggerfall Covenant, and Ebonheart Pact at war with each other in The Elder Scrolls Online? This video should help you get the lay of the land.

ESO Loremaster Lawrence Schick details the histories of the MMO's three different alliances in this trailer, which plays out a bit like a History Channel documentary.

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[Via: Joystiq]