The January storyline, introduced in 2018, is a minor addition to the January event. Within this storyline, you meet Laharu, as well as the Queen Mother.
As of January 2018, the Great Hunger event has its own storyline involving Laharu and the Queen Mother. The storyline begins with Novel 1, Chapter 1 unlocking on January 5th at 02:10am Lioden time.
For ease of convenience, the novels and their chapters have been split up into their own separate pages. Please click on the individual button images to be taken to that novel's page.
Each player receives nearly the same rewards for completing the storyline. Depending on your choice, you will receive one of two available backgrounds, and your leader's karma will either be raised by 200 or lowered by 200. All rewards are displayed below, and the item footers will clarify what button or action you need to take in order to earn them.
|Achievement||Title||How to Get|
|Fifty Stripes of Hunger||Lone Wanderer||Finish the January storyline completely.|
|Game of Thrones, Just Smellier||—||Kill the Queen Mother in Novel 3.|
|Giant Locust||—||Finish Novel 2 of the January storyline.|
|House of Fallen Clans||—||Subdue the Queen Mother in Novel 3.|
|Hyenoden||—||Finish Novel 3, Chapter 1 of the January storyline.|
|Not So Smelly, After All||—||Finish Novel 1, Chapter 1 of the January storyline.|
Once you have finished Novel 1, Chapter 2, in between the novel unlock dates as well as once the storyline is finished, you are able to complete daily quests in order to receive extra rewards.
The daily quests reset upon rollover, and you can take another quest again the following day.
If the quest you have taken is too difficult, you can pay a fee of 100 SB to take a different quest.
As the novels unlock, the quest rewards are improved and offer more for you and your leader.
Laharu peeks out of his den and greets you. "So, I think you could help me with a thing..."
Once you have helped Laharu, he will skulk away and hide until the next rollover.
Laharu isn't here. Or, maybe he is, but he's hiding very well. Either way, you should come back tomorrow.
In order to complete this quest, you must give Laharu carcasses that amount to 30 total uses of food.
In order to complete this quest, you must give Laharu 5 total Small Meat Chunks—not 5 uses of Small Meat Chunks.
In order to complete this quest, you must give Laharu 2 total Zebra Carcasses—not 2 uses of Zebra Carcasses.
Novel 2's pool includes the quest pool from Novel 1, as well as the following.
In order to complete this quest, you must win a total of 10 battles. This counts how many battles you have won, not how many opponents you are fighting. One Large Hyena Clan defeated, for example, will only count towards one battle won. Laharu will not help you fight these NPCs.
In order to complete this quest, you must win battles against 2 Large Hyena Clans in Explore. Laharu will not help you fight these NPCs.
In order to complete this quest, you must click the "Explore" paw print 50 times, essentially taking "50 steps".
Novel 3's pool includes the quest pools from Novels 1 and 2, as well as the following.
In order to complete this quest, you must win 10 total battles against any NPC that is categorised as a hyena. This counts towards the hyenas from January's event encounters. Laharu will not help you fight these NPCs.