This is because you as the player know the spider's army's strength... Baron
Teal of Ghoere and Hierl Diem of Diemed don't have any idea how much goblins
and spiders lie within those woods. When they (Ghoere and Diemed or anyone
for that matter) send in any scouts, they get eaten, or added to his web.
At least this is what I believe.


>One thing I have always had a problem with is they say the Spider is
>such a powerful awnsegh yet they give him such a week realm. Yes it's
>true he has a true bloodline, but if his realms is as week as it looks
>why hasn't Diemed or Ghoere or anyone else for that matter wiped him
>off the map.