Though her suspicions were unfounded, Eamon acquiesced when she demanded that Alistair be sent away to the Chantry.
In Dragon Alistair was sent to the monastery at Bournshire.
In Dragon a royal inquest was held to determine Alistair's true parentage, but it proved inconclusive.
You can enter a relationship with Cullen only if you play a human female or an elf female.
In the rest of the cases, you will be able to flirt with him around, without any serious arrangements and this leads to no serious changes in relations with him. During all of the conversations participated by Cullen (regardless of whether you talk eye-to eye, or with more characters ), pick the dialogue options that suggest being positive towards the actions of the Templars.
Following their recovery, Alistair and the Warden set out to rebuild the army lost at Ostagar and defeat the Blight.
Upon their approach to Redcliffe, Alistair reveals the truth concerning his parentage.
Alistair was trained to become a templar for many years by the Chantry, this being how he learned most of his martial skills.
He was found to be ill-suited to a life of religious devotion, however.Despite the Arlessa's speculation on Alistair's parentage, he was in fact the bastard child of King Maric and the elven mage Fiona.In order to protect the honor of his sister, Queen Rowan, Arl Eamon had agreed to Teyrn Loghain Mac Tir's suggestion that Alistair should be sheltered in Redcliffe.Following the latter's successful Joining, Alistair and the Warden are given the task of lighting the beacon atop the Tower of Ishal.The tower is crawling with darkspawn by the time the pair reach it, and though they successfully fight their way to the top and light the beacon, Loghain Mac Tir, teyrn of Gwaren and leader of King Cailan's armies, abandons his king and retreats.Also, remember to pick all of the dialogue options marked with the heart symbol.