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As I was wandering around the mountains near Rorikstead, I happened upon this interesting character:

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Yup, it's a headless horsemen. He rides pretty fast but I managed to catch up with him. I tried to interact with him but the action wasn't allowed. I followed him for a pretty long while and he seemed to ride in a giant circle (I eventually ended up back near Rorikstead). Any idea if this guy is quest related?

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I found him just standing outside of a cave when I came up...just stood there. Didn't go anywhere...maybe bugged for me too. I'm not sure. As soon as I find him again I'll let you know. –  Lew Jan 21 '12 at 11:34
    
He is Ragnar The Red from the song because it says he was beheaded in it and it says he went from Rorickstead to whiterun it never says it but thats my guess. –  user41219 Jan 21 '13 at 1:57
    
It's the ghost of Ragnar the Red –  user48392 May 11 '13 at 21:14

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He is meant to lead you to a graveyard filled with a bunch of skeletons and a locked master chest filled with a few valuable items.

Not sure why he didn't for you though.

Source.

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Probably a bug for me - I'll try to go find him again and see if it works. Thanks! –  spugsley Nov 19 '11 at 13:27
    
if you look at the coffin to the left there is an axe and a helmet and a skull ... his coffin to the right is his wifes and all the other stones on the floor are his victims burials ... its not quest related , its just a very cool thing in the game:) –  user17781 Jan 5 '12 at 4:19
    
maybe his pathfinding was broken –  Gigala Jan 21 '12 at 11:44
    
or he just couldn't see his way back to the graveyard. –  Kyle Yeo Aug 4 '13 at 6:54

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