Even 20 years of service was not enough for them - still they taunt me. Will I ever be free?
the Apple Tree of Selilion holds the secret of life and death
One of the standard peices of equipment for an adventurer is a sword. But swords were actually very complicated to manufacture. Therefore, an adventurer who owned a sword might have had it passed down through the generations or might have been rewarded by some influential figure. Or simply looted it from a tomb.