I have high enough sneak that I can crouch in front of anyone in broad daylight and they can’t see me. That’s the only way you can make people look away from you, and I was curious about what Vilkas and Farkas might do if I vanished. It turns out an NPC’s gaze is drawn towards any moving living thing when there’s no Dovahkiin to stare at, so they basically watched Vignar continuously for ten minutes as he walked around the hall, turning their heads attentively to follow him as he moved. egads. .-. such cute puppies