Graldok is one of the most heavily-fortified cities in all of the North Broadlands. It is here that most of Tysa's standing army resides in times of peace. The city is surrounded by lush farmland, although nearly a quarter of it has been claimed for use as "proving fields" for the army.
Graldok is called the "Gateway to The South" for the city has long defended the southern regions of the kingdom, and guarded one of the few convenient ways into Tysa -- Raelep Pass.
On your way out of the Graldok Bazaar you encountered Illiok The Brave and a pair of his cohorts, who were spoiling for trouble and demanded that you apologize even though you had done nothing to provoke them.
The heavily-fortified city of Graldok lies helpless in the throes of a recurring series of powerful and crippling dust storms that have raged for nearly a month. You have bravely offered your services to the city's steward, Thane Marindol, who is eager to accept the help of a bold and experienced adventurer...
While speaking with a farmer at the bazaar you are surprised to learn that he and several others narrowly escaped the deadly jaws of several fierce thurn-worms that burrowed up through one of their fields late last evening.