Every so often, someone thinks they have a totally fresh and unique idea.
Hey, they realise, instead of taking days to travel around Mount Girere with my cargo to sell at the river markets, why don’t I just cross the mountain? Sure it’ll be cold, but I’ll save a few days and get my money much sooner!
So they come to me, and buy what they think they’ll need, and if they are smart, what I tell them they’ll need, and they go off.
And they never come back.
But I get my stuff back after a day or so…