*Word makes its way to Hilm Castle first, then across Belinara, to Dregar and finally Mistone.*
The Defenders of the Great Oak finally tire of getting attacked by the giants and have locked the gates to the Great Oak.
*The reason for these attacks have been explained as adventurers provoking the giants to attack and then seek refuge in the Great Oak area to rest. The gaints then chase or follow by sight or scent to the Great Oak.*
The gates will be locked until this behavior ceases.