Ye settled up with the gnomes, learning they are cartographers. Farmer was seen as a C3PO like creature after curing them of nasty kobold wounds. Ye traded landmarks and went on yer merry way.
Stumbling into a nasty old hut atop a hummuck, ye met an old crone. She confused Dirc with Jerry the Stag Lord and complained a lot about the noise coming from up north. Ye promptly dispatched the Old Bedlame and her pumpkin headed guard. Her only crime was working her feminine charms on farmer. You ending the night on the banks of Lake Candelmere.
(rumor that ye hear in the future: the old bedlame was going to help the town )