Anyone who's played Skyrim knows that the real heart of the game is the stories you create on your own thanks to farting around the world of Tamriel, not the actual story of the game. Hell, it's pretty much an internet meme how no one ACTUALLY plays the main quest in Skyrim. And why WOULD you limit yourself to the pre-scripted storyline that anyone can have, when instead you could go on an epic journey to protect a stray dog with the heart of a warrior?
That's the experience Patrick Lenton had - he didn't much care to save the world, but instead detailed the arduous and winding journey he took to protect his beloved pooch from dragons and mammoths...which became a much more complicated task than he anticipated.
That was beautiful, Patrick. And, like every time I hear a fun Skyrim story online, it makes me wanna go back and play more Skyrim (if only to visit Meeko again).