January 19, 2012
Uncandled Eggs - Mystery Wagon in the Lone Lands
When questing in the Lone Lands near Ost Guruth, you will eventually be sent to clear out some orcs and wargs who have settled in to the ruins of Ost Cyrn, south of Ost Guruth. Just between the road and Ost Cyrn, you'll find a capsized wagon. Prior quests out of Iorvinas and Ost Guruth warn us that goblin attacks have been on the rise in the Lone Lands, so this wagon appears to have been one of countless casualties.
However, the appearance of this wagon grabbed my attention. It looks a little familiar, doesn't it? And if you move around to look at the back, you find a very round door - much like the wagons you see in Waymeet.
Is it possible a wagon of Hobbits could have been traveling through these lands far from The Shire and Bree-land? Not inconceivable - trade happened, even in those days of danger. I'm still very curious about this wagon. To the best of my knowledge, none of the quests in this area mention it specifically. If it is just meant to be a wreck by the side of the road, why not a cart? Why something that matches the Hobbit wagon homes in Waymeet?
At the very least, it piques the imagination. Anyone have an explanation?