Random quests out of nowhere

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#1 Posted by Skull-Fire (2267 posts) -

I've tried Googling this but I can't find any mention of this anywhere. I'm in the middle of escorting Selene when I run into a bunch of Goblins, then I notice a Cyclops nearby and at about the same time a quest notice pops up and tells me I have to kill everything. I know I can defeat the Cyclops (that's all that's left now) but I don't want Selene to die in the process.  Does anyone know if these seemingly random quests are just for a bit of extra fun, experience and money, or if there might be more to it?

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#2 Posted by katerinafm (275 posts) -

It's just for extra experience and money, they don't do anything else. If you run off you'll just fail the quest but that doesn't mean anything.