The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is one of those games people can find themselves losing hours, days, or weeks engrossed in, especially when they discover a task in the game they absolutely need to master. When a cute rescue dog is also involved, that Skyrim addiction can become maddening.
Patrick Lenton, a writer from Sydney, Australia, discovered this and relayed the story for everyone’s amusement. Lenton was playing as a lady cat-wizard (as one does) when he happened upon an abandoned dog who became his entire focus. Adopting a dog can be incredibly complicated in Skyrim, as Lenton learned through this hilarious, stressful experience. He told the tale in a series of tweets, and it’s a knee-slapper: