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This just plays with the trope that there's always a helpful villager with just the solution you need. In this case, now that the dialogue tree with the mayor has been properly played out, a helpful villager appears with just the item you need.

Of course, because this is an adventure game, the solution is still eight steps away.

Also, I really need to find a lake I can drain. Hrmm...
 
    

When evil spreads across the land, and darkness rises and the monsters roam. When the creatures of the night make beautiful music, and the things that go bump in the night go bump with greater enthusiasm. When the world is in peril and is in need of a hero...

These guys are, sadly, the best the world can hope for. These are the adventures of the heroes of CVRPG. They mean well, they try hard, and occasionally they do the impossible...

They actually do something heroic.