Karen never thought she’d become an adventurer at her age. But when the call comes for you, you take up your sword and head off. Or, in Karen’s case, you peruse the blacksmith and purchase the necessary equipment, and then you head of.
Her wife Mia came with her of course, saying it never hurt to have backup, and that Karen would need a healer with her.
It was just as well the children were grown, for although it would have been good life experience for them, brawly taverns and nights on the road were not good when you’re young.