Your studies continue apace, Name. Creatures of nature see in you a friend and ally, and the mysteries of the past lie untapped before you. There is always more to learn, but you have an understanding of this Middle-earth that few others can reach.
'One of the greatest lore-masters of our day was a man by the name of Benton Oakes. He maintained a vast store of knowledge -- old tomes and scrolls, small trinkets of unusual heritage. It is said that Benton came to an unhappy end, but he is survived by his son Dorset. Dorset, too, is a lore-master and undoubtedly learned much from his father before Benton met his fate.
'A great tree grows south-east of the village of Staddle in Bree-land, known for the golden leaves it bears all year-round, and Dorset Oakes often tarries there in contemplation. Seek him out, and perhaps he will divulge some of his father's mysteries to you.'
There are many secrets to be found in the histories of the Free Peoples, waiting only for the careful study of a lore-master of skill and patience.
Talk to Dorset Oakes
A great tree grows South - east of the village of Staddle, known for the golden leaves it bears all year-round (The Yellow Tree), and Dorset Oakes often tarries there in contemplation. Seek him out, and perhaps he will divulge some of his father’s mysteries to you.
Help Dorset Oakes locate the book he is seeking
Dorset Oakes is at the Yellow Tree, south-east of the village of Staddle.
Dorset Oakes has asked for your help in locating the book "On the Hardiness of Animals in the Wilderness," and has told you to speak with him when you are ready. He mentioned that the three pages of his father's catalogue would make finding the book much easier.
Bring the book he sought to Dorset Oakes
Dorset Oakes is often deep in contemplation at the Yellow Tree, south-east of the village of Staddle in Breeland.
Dorset is waiting to speak with you after your successful retrieval of the book he sought.
The Power of your bear-friend is increased.
You can summon a more powerful bear to aid you
Line Bonus: -3.0% from all the power costs of your sign skills.