cstarr: Sorry for the delayed response. We’ve all been at our annual week-long tournament.
Have you managed to solve your issue, yet? If you go through the Woods of Despair, you should be able to go talk to the King. Alternatively, if you’ve already completed the mission through Mt. Gerra, then you should be able to speak to the King regarding his Call to Arms. What does the guard outside the Throne Room say?