There was a section in the North of Skyrim that I had yet to traipse around and discover locations in, there were a few marked places from quests and overheard conversations, but there was one place I needed to get to for the sake of getting at least one mission out-of-the-way.
After doing some research online to find out who is the best follower in Skyrim (I originally thought they were companions, but there’s a faction called The Companions and I didn’t mean them), it seems there is a choice of three who are the top candidates for being the best follower.
Sometimes, there are times when a situation is out of your control and there seems to be no way of rectifying the problem. You try everything deemed possible and yet you eventually have to succumb to the internet for answers, only to find the simplest of answers that you never thought of.
More adventuring took place in the land of dragons and speaking of which, I defeated my first Blood Dragon! We first encountered it when on a quest to recover something from some bandit leader, the chest in which we had to loot for the item was out on a ledge being guarded by the boss, so once he was defeated, I searched the chest for what we came for and upon closing, the dragon appeared.