Originally Posted by t209
One thing you forgot- who in the right mind would you go in to viking land in civil war, other than refugees and criminals, nord who wanted to fight for stormcloaks, Or in breton case
So they have justification for arresting you in the first place.
Or traders, Khajit caravans, people looking to start a new life in a new land, people wanting to learn about magic, people wanting to visit Skyrim, people wanting to leave the destruction of their own land behind them, etc. etc.
Edit: Wait. Are you implying that refugees ought to be put to death?