Updates did not take too long, so I was able to play Istaria yesterday.
Player C. has returned and good old times are again in the game (at least for me). Initially I went to craft Elm timbers: needed 104 for Player's D. plot. I managed to start producing, when Player C. appeared.
And then I went to helping her with her Rite of Passage. We went to Meteor crater and killed Golems. Player C. stayed alive all the time, bravely attacking monsters and retreating only when situation was very grim for her. We were also supported by one Dragon so killing was going very well.
Later I went to help Player S., she went into trouble again. And after that - back to Player C., to kill Crystallized golem in Meteor Crater. Of course, we killed it and at least one part of Rite of Passage was over. Some time passed and I needed to help Player C. again with some NPCs.
I managed to add Elm timbers to Player's D. plot so that now all the metal and wood stuff is added. What remains is some 1000 slate construction stuff and about 300 sandstone. The very grindy and non-interesting part, but I will make it and finish Player's D. plot alone.
Good old days are back for me. I craft, I help others and this is very good feeling. Life is beautifull once again in Istaria.