This film takes place in the Elder Scrolls UniverseThe Silver Hand in the Elder Scroll Universe is a group that hunts werewolves. Father Solomon is part of the Silver Hand which the silver on his hand hinted. He also has a vendetta against werewolves which is common amongst the members of the Silver Hand. The soldiers working for him were either Redguard Mercenaries or just lower members of the Silver Hand.
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