Originally Posted by Brother Oni
That's a perfectly respectable and admirable positions to take, but purely playing devil's advocate here, is it such a wise choice for Whiterun to attempt to go it alone?
Ehh. The Imperials aren't going to attack Whiterun for not allying with them, only for allying with the Stormcloaks. Neutral parties are left well enough alone, unlike Ulfric's "Join or Die" plan.