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When you begin, you will start out at the very bottom of the map shown to the right. You only have one option.

Move forward
You will spot some elves, but any attempt to interact with them will send them scurrying away.
Move forward
You will see a building off in the distance.
Move to the building
In the bar, you find the barkeep and his daughter behind the counter.
Talk to the barkeep
He will offer you a drink.
Take the liquor
The barkeep gives it to you for free.
Talk to the girl
She mentions having dropped her key to the backdoor.
Move out
Move South
Use Liquor
The elves will indicate that they'd like to have the liquor and ask you to give it to them.
Give Liquor
Now they will stick around and allow you to talk with them.
Talk to the elves ×2
You will learn that a Light Mage named Saria lives in the forest, but she's a prankster and used her magic to hide the elves' elder.
Move forward
Move East
You will see a large tree in the middle of the path.
Look at the tree
You will notice a large hole.
Look at the hole
You will discover a bird living in the hole.
Use sword
The glint of your sword will scare the bird away.
Look at the hole
You will locate the elder of the elves.
Talk to the elder
He will thank you and disappear.
Move back
Move South
Look at the elves
They will thank you for rescuing the elder by providing you with the All-Seeing Orb.
Move forward
Move North
You will step on something.
Look at the ground
You will find a key.
Take key
Move East
You will discover a cabin
Check cabin
An old man will appear and ask what you want. Any attempt to interact with him will garner no sympathetic response, and likely end with him asking you to leave.
Look with the orb
You will be able to see through the illusion that the old man is really a woman in disguise.
Talk to the old man
Saria will reveal herself.
Talk to Saria
She is the Light Mage you seek, but she will refuse to join you.
Talk to Saria
Some movement will occur, and Saria will discover that her spellbook is missing.
Talk to Saria
She thinks it was the elves and asks you to assist her.
Move back
Move North
An elf will be standing before the mouth of a cave.
Talk to the elf ×2
The elf will deny having stolen the spellbook. Saria will not believe him, and he will claim it was the Lizard Beetle inside the cave.
Move to the cave
Saria will join you, but it's too dark to see anything.
Talk to Saria
She will recommend that she try casting a spell.
Saria → Magic → Kiar
Saria will cast a spell that illuminates the cave.
Look at the ground
You will discover a hole.
Look at the hole
You will notice something twinkle.
Check the hole
The Lizard Beetle will appear and attack.
Fight
You sword will shatter as a result.
Move to escape
You'll return to the cave entrance.
Move back
Move South
Move to the building
Give the key
The girl will thank you.
Check the bar
You will notice a door in the back.
Move to the backdoor
You will discover an ax lying outside the bar.
Talk to Saria
She wishes for the ax.
Give liquor
Saria will try some.
Saria → Magic → Sorip
Sleeping gas will flow from the bottle.
Saria → Magic → Winda
A breeze will blow the gas into the bar and put the two occupants to sleep.
Take the ax
With the bartender asleep, you can take the ax.
Move back
Move out
Move North ×2
Move to the cave
Saria → Magic → Kiar
Check the hole
The Lizard Beetle will reappear.
Saria → Magic → Swirly
This will slow down the Lizard Beetle's movements.
Fight
Using the ax, you will break through the shell.
Saria → Magic → Bolt
A lightning bolt will destroy the Lizard Beetle.
Check the hole
You will discover the spellbook.
Talk to Saria
She will demand that you hand over the book, and you ask her once again to help you. She will agree.
Give the spellbook
You give her the book and you advance to the next chapter.