Sheesh a 6 hour update. I got in and checked all my characters.
Meneldor chat is all full of "Goodbye Meneldor!" "Farewell, Meneldor!" Some guy purporting to be from a "games organization" said he was going to try to interview staff to get the scoop on closures.
Gladden appears to know nothing of upcoming events, or is unconcerned, because they're
all talking about classes and their strengths. No "Goodbye Gladden" talk here!
As it turns out, I killed off any other scattered characters on other servers a year ago so it's all good, I think. I logged everyone on. Three Gladden characters are still in the starter areas, I'll get them out before Monday so nothing untoward happens to them.
Off we go!