Quest:A Father Ailing

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A Father Ailing
Level 100
Type solo
Starts with Bereneth
Starts at Old Guesthouse
Start Region Minas Tirith
Map Ref [66.3S, 17.1W]
Quest Chain Old Anórien: Minas Tirith
Quest Text

Bestowal dialogue

'If you please, <class>... I heard tell of what you did for Bergil and you see, the thing is... well, my father went out to fight when they rode to get Lord Faramir.

'And, well, he took a wound out there and is in the Houses of Healing now and I haven't been to see him and I should like ever so much to do that but I dare not go in all alone and it is just that I was hoping - I was hoping you might go in with me, if you would.'

Background

Bereneth's father is a soldier who was wounded in the recent sortie. Help her visit him in the Houses of Healing.

Objective 1

  • Meet Bereneth before the Houses of Healing

The Houses of Healing are in the Sixth Circle, on the northern side.

Bereneth seems to be scared of going into the Houses of Healing by herself and would like you to accompany her. You can meet her before the entrance.

Bereneth stands before the Houses of Healing, waiting for you
Bereneth: 'Oh good, <name>, you are here. My heart felt like butterflies. My stomach felt like butterflies. My head felt like butterflies!
'You see, I was only told that Father was hurt, but I do not know how bad and I am afraid to see. And also the Healer, Delion is his name, is tall and grave and I am afraid of him as well.
'Still, now that you are here, I shall try to be brave. Father is brave and so are you, and I ahall try to be as well.'

Objective 2

  • Bring Breneth to her father

Bereneth's father lies wounded within the Houses of Healing, which are on the northern end of the Sixth Circle.

Bereneth says, That way, in there.
Bereneth says, Do you see how grand it is? I would never have dared come in here myself.
Bereneth says, Is Father in this room? What about this room
Bereneth says, What will Father say when he sees me? Will he be wroth?\
Araslant: 'Bereneth, is it you? You have come. Or do I dream once more?
A nearly silent choking fit overtakes the wounded soldier.
'No, I dream not. Berneth, it is you. An this good <race> has brought you to me? No thanks . . .'
Another coughing fit overtakes him.
'. . . no thanks can suffice.'

Objective 3

  • Talk to Bereneth

Bereneth will go with you in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

You should talk to Bereneth and reassure her about her father.

Berneth: 'What is wrong with him? Is he dying? Oh, <name>, what should we do?

Objective 4

  • Talk to Araslant

Bereneth's father, Araslant lies recovering in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from Bereneth, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth's father and try to learn how ill he is.

Araslant: 'I am right here, daughter, and I have not gone deaf. I need only a little water. Will you bring me that cup there, <name>, if that is your name? I fear it is beyond my grasp.'

Objective 5

  • Bring Araslant the cup of water

The water cup is in Araslant's room in the Houses of Healing.

Bring Bereneth's father, Araslant, the cup of water for him to drink.

Araslant takes the cup of water

Objective 6

  • Talk to Araslant

Bereneth's father, Araslant lies recovering in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from Bereneth, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth's father now that he's had something to drink.

Araslant: 'Ah . . .'
Araslant takes a long, unsteady draubht.
'That is better, Breneth, do not tremble for I am not so poorly as I appear. The healer who attends to us hear, Delon, is as severe as he is thoughtless.
'He starves me and then brings me two meals at once. I ask for water and he leaves it out of my grasp. If I did not know better, I might say the sight of the true war-wounds has unnerved the man.
'If you would do me one more thing for me, daughter and friend, go and ind him now. The poutice on my wounds is long past changing, and I require some other respites from my discomfiture, but I fear there is not a bell in all Gondor I could ring oough to catch that man's ear.'

Objective 7

  • Talk to the healer Delion

Delion is in his ward in in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from Bereneth, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Find Delion the Healer and let him know Bereneth's father needs his help.

Delion: 'Have you brought the salve? You have not. You are empty-handed and I do not know who you are. Why is this little girl in my ward? There are wounded men lying about.'
You explain that Araslant needs the healer's help.
'His poultices might be nine days old and still there are others who have greater need of my aid here. I am but one man, though a healer trained and called, and these men, their wounds, I...'
The healer stares wide-eyed at his own hands.
'If you want my help, then help me. Go about and see what aid you can lend. I am healer, hostler, and hand-holder all in one and it is too much.'

Objective 8

  • Attend to the wounded (0/4)

Delion's ward is within the Houses of Healing in the Sixth Circle. If you should get separated from Bereneth use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Delion will get to Araslant if you attend to some of the other wounded men in his ward.

Attended to a wounded soldier (0/4)

Objective 9

  • Talk to Delion

Delion is in his ward in in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from Bereneth use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

You should let Delion know you have attended to the wounded and ask him again to attend to Araslant.

Delino: 'What? You're still here? You mean you actually attended to the men? I hardly expected - please tell me you did not have that girl at your elbow the whole time.
'Well, perhaps I shall have time to attend to Araslant. I would have got to him sooner or later, anyway. I am up to my elbows, not my eyebrows!
'Now leave me to my work, or you'll use up the time you have saved me. Shoo!'
Delion turns immediately back to his work

Objective 10

  • Talk to Bereneth

Bereneth will go with you in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth and see what she wants to do.

Bereneth: 'Yes, let's leave him and go back to Father. We have good news and I would like to make him smile!'

Objective 11

  • Return to Araslant

Araslant lies in a ward of the Houses of Healing in the Sixth Circle. If you should get separated from Bereneth use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

You should go back with Bereneth and let Araslant know that the healer will be with him soon.

Araslant has drifted off to sleep

Objective 12

  • Talk to Bereneth

Bereneth will go with you in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth and see what she has to say.

Bereneth: 'Oh, but I do not want to go away and leave him now! What if I have to come back alone? What if he, if he . . .
'Can we stay a little longer, <name>? Please? I know, why don't we stroll about the tier, like you did with Bergil? Only it's so much prettier up here. Then we'll come back, and Father will be awake, and I will speak to him again before I go.

Objective 13

  • Visit the Greensward

The Greensward lies before the Houses of Healing in the Sixth Circle.

Visit the Greensward with Bereneth. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

'First, let us visit the Greensward. It's jut outside!'
Bereneth says, This place is good. I feel calmer now

Objective 14

  • Talk to Bereneth

Bereneth will walk with you in the Sixth Circle. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth and see what she wishes to do next.

Bereneth: 'I know, let's pick some flowers. Surely, nobody will mind!'

Objective 15

  • Pick flowers (0/6)

The Greensward lies before the Houses of Healing in the Sixth Circle.

Pick flowers for Bereneth on the Greensward. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Picked some flowers (1/6)

Objective 16

  • Talk to Bereneth

Bereneth will walk with you in the Sixth Circle. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth and see what she wishes to do next.

Bereneth: 'There, I made a bouquet of them. Isn't it pretty? Say, do you think it's true what they say about Mithrandir's steed, that he can talk and play the harp, and that is mane is true silver threads?
'Well, he is here in the High Stables, or so I have heard. Let us go and see for ourselves, if we can!'

Objective 17

  • Find Shadowfax

The High Stables are just north of the Pier in the Sixth Circle.

Go with Bereneth to visit Shadowfax in the High Stables. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Shadowfax stands proudly in one of the stalls

Objective 19

  • Talk to Berenth
Bereneth: 'Do you think . . . do you think we might feed him an apple?'

The High Stables are just north of the Pier in the Sixth Circle.

Take an apple from the crate in the High Stables to feed Shadowfax.

Objective 20

  • Take an apple from the crate
Took an apple
  • Feed Shadowfax the apple

The High Stables are just north of the Pier in the Sixth Circle.

Feed Shadowfax an apple in the High Stables.

Shadowfax accepts the apple with gentle dignity.

Objective 21

  • Talk to Bereneth

Bereneth will walk with you in the Sixth Circle. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth and see what she wishes to do next.

Bereneth: 'Oh, how regal he is!
'His mane is more like silk than silver, and he has not spoken, at least to us. But see his eyes, <name>, see how wise they look. Do you think he understands? I think he does.'
Bereneth takes a deep breath.
'I think we should go back to father now.'

Objective 22

  • Return to Araslant

Araslant lies recovering in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from Bereneth, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Return to Bereneth's father, Araslant, and to see if he is still asleep.

Araslant lies recovering in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from Bereneth, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Return to Bereneth's father, Araslant, and to see if he is still asleep.

Araslant: 'There you are, Bereneth. How good to see your face. And what do you have there? Flowers? Let me smell them. Mmmm . . . Ah.
'Delion has just come and gone, and I am much refreshed, though he interrupted my slumber and I think soon I wlll need to sleep again.
' 'Listen, there is more thing I want you to do for me today. There are other men who are wounded worse than me, and who do not have brave daughters with big hearts to bring them flowers. Will you go about the ward and bring each of them some of the flowers you picked? That's my girl.'

Objective 23

  • Give out the flowers (0/6)

The Houses of Healing are in the Sixth Circle, on the northern side.

Go around Araslant's ward in the Houses of Healing and hand out the flowers you picked to the other wounded soldiers.

Wounded Warrior: 'Is this for me? And here I thought I was all but forgotten.'

Flower given (0/6)

Wounded Warrior: 'The man takes the flower with a grave and sorrowful face, holds it to his nose, and nods.'
Wounded Warrior: 'Why, what a lovely flower. When I wake to its fragrance, I shall think I am in Lossarnach and these are not times of war.'
Wounded Warrior: 'Oh, thank you. Thank you.'
Wounded Warrior: 'A little maid, handing me a flower? Surely I am dreaming, but at least I dream no more of Orcs and mud and slashing swords.'
Wounded Warrior: 'I thank you, little one. My own daughters are far away in Tumladen. You make my heart sore for the sight of them.'

Objective 24

  • Return to Araslant

Araslant lies recovering in the Houses of Healing. If you should get separated from Bereneth, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Now that you have given out the flowers, you should return to Bereneth's father, Araslant.

Araslant: 'You have given the flowers out? This kindness is a finer gift than any flowers.
'Bereneth, I would hold your hand until the end of days, but I must sleep and Delion might cuff you on the ears if he finds you here again. Will you visit me tomorrow? Are you brave enough to come on your own? Good.'
Araslant closes his eyes and sleeps

Objective 25

  • Talk to Bereneth

Bereneth will walk with you in the Sixth Circle. If you should get separated from her, use Bergil's whistle to call her back.

Talk to Bereneth and see what she wishes to do next.

Bereneth wipes her face, concealing a tear.
Bereneth: 'I will come again tomorrow, and the next day, and the next day, and the next day, until he is all well again.
'Are those footsteps? Do you think the healer's coming? We'd better go!'

Ojective 26

  • Meet Bereneth back at the Old Guesthouse

The Old Guesthouse lies in the First Circle, just south of the City Gates.

Meet Bereneth back at the Old Guesthouse.

Bereneth: 'There you are, <name>. You may be very brave, but I ca run back to the Old Gueshouse faster than you! Do you think Father will be well enough to talk tomorrow? What do you think I should bring him? Not another flower. I wonder if Mithrandir's steed will be there when I return? Maybe I can pet his neck, if he'll let me.'