Proceed to customizing starters and pick a Centaur and a male Lymean.
This provides an opportunity to use map wide spells, like lightning storm, meteor storm and worlds end to deal damage, with no casualties.
Close the Home screen and hit the Right Mouse over the background to open the town map.
The game is riddled with bugs from ones that can be overlooked there are really glaring and fatal ones as well that I would suggest that should be a priority for your next build.
In any case don't turn a quest in immediately, you will need some time in reserve for other activity, King can wait for a bit.
Gain various bonuses based on maincharacter and amount of these in party.