Hitting the Books - Quest Guide

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This quest is available if you have completed the quest Old Sharlayan, New to You.

Starting the Quest

Talk to Krile in the Main Hall of the Baldesion Annex in Old Sharlayan to begin the quest.

Speak with Krile outside Noumenon

Exit the Main Hall and go outside, then go west to where the orange arrow is pointing in the minimap. Talk to Krile to proceed.

Read Books in Noumenon

Go through the doors to the southwest to enter Noumenon. There are several books that you can read, but not all of them will count toward quest progression. See below for the list of optional and required books.

Optional Books

  • the Red-covered Book entitled Roads of Old: The Colony
  • the Blue-covered Book entitled An Introduction to the Heavens
  • the Well-worn Manual entitled Forever Twenty Summers

Required Books

Read the following books to proceed to the next step of the quest.

  • the Brightly Colored Book entitled The Story of Sharlayan
  • the Leather-bound Tome entitled The Voice of a Growing City
  • the Timeworn Tome entitled Stewards of Wisdom

Wait at the Designated Location

Go northeast to exit Noumenon and check on the sparkling Destination. There will be a cutscene.

Wait Again

Check on the sparkling Destination again, and there will be another cutscene.

Wait Once More

Check on the sparkling Destination again, and there will be another cutscene.

Speak with Krile

Talk to Krile to complete the quest.