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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Adam Holisky (@adamholisky) will be your host today.

Seriously kids, take it from me. This rap is very important.

Fire safety is a must.

Boz asked:

Is there any lore behind the following location north of Seradane in the Hinterlands:

I'm trying to figure out if it's some sort of alter or just a grave, or if there is no lore and it's just one of those random bits of eye-candy for flavor. I haven't quested there in awhile, maybe it's been integrated post-Cataclysm?

I believe that one of the world dragons used to spawn there in vanilla WoW. Alas, no more. It's a forgotten relic of a time long ago.

Luotain asked:

I was just wondering...why is Moira claiming the Iron Forge throne for her son and not for herself? Is it in Dwarven law that women can't rule? Was this established pre-Cataclysm, or is Blizzard just afraid to give the Allies an actual female ruler (Jaina doesn't count, she follows Varian)?

Tyrande is the ruler of the night elves (technically Malfy isn't), so I don't think there's some ulterior Blizzard plot. (Hint: There never is in these things.)

Moira always struck me as a Cersei-like character. I think Kelly gets it right in the comments -- she's playing the long game. She knows that she can't rule effectively, but her kid can. She can pull the strings, just like Cersei Lannister (without the whole brother-lover aspect). HODOR!

Wallacjd asked:

Which feature are we more likely to see first: account-wide mounts, account-wide vanity pets or truly account bound heirloom gear? Also, if we did get that feature for pets and mounts, would my vial of the sands, for example, instantly become available on all my toons?

I suspect we'll be seeing both pets and mounts before heirloom gear. When MoP is released, I wouldn't be at all surprised to see those two features. Mounts are already a big deal, and pets are going to be an even bigger deal with PokeWoW coming out.

Sirn asked:

I have a question regarding buffs in MoP: are the single target caster buff's going by the wayside (DI, FM)? I did some poking around on the blizzard site, and it looks like DI is going to become a 6% spell power increase buff raid wide.

Stuff like warlock's Dark Intent is becoming either raid-wide or going away, which is really too bad, because I love DIing warriors in Raid Finder raids and seeing shadow priests get really mad and rage quitting because of it.

Hey, I'm a warlock. It's OK to be evil like that.

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