This area has been contaminated by the plague and has been quarantined by order of the emperor. He did mention that a party might come this way, and he suggested I tell you to head to Arborstone or Boreas Seabed. You can get to either of those areas by traveling through the Pongmai Foothills. (Player Name) might want to journey there, first. What else do you wish to discuss?"
"Once the emperor received word that you had obtained both weapons, an imperial herald was sent to Zos Shivros Channel. (character name) should head back there to get the royal summons. What else do you wish to discuss?"
"My men have been fighting and dying by the dozens, but the Afflicted will not stop coming. (character name) should talk to the emperor. If I could get some reinforcements, I could help you set up some sort of safe zone within. What else do you wish to discuss?"