Role in the Quint trilogy
A massive battle between the sky pirates and the Leaguesmen took place above the Deepwoods during the events of Clash of the Sky Galleons. Before the battle, the sky pirates converged at Wilderness Lair.
Role in the Rook trilogy
Rook and Twig journeyed to Wilderness Lair to retrieve the last sky ship not infected with Stone-Sickness, the Skyraider. Later, Rook and Xanth Filatine passed through this area on their way to the Free Glades.