The Dwarves of Vetia shun the nether powers, unlike their eastern brethren. But if a hold-dwarf were to learn magic somehow, what would happen to him? Would he be shunned, exiled, imprisoned, executed? If executed, could he find refuge with his eastern kin? I can’t say I have spoken with any dwarves at length on this topic, they seem to be rather closemouthed whenever matters of the arcane are raised. From my own studies, I have found the dwarven relationship with magic to be one of (...)
Magic and Runelore
Sons of the Mountain
As tough as the mountains themselves, and with memories that last almost as long, many dwarves carve their homes from the very bones of the earth. Forgers of the finest works of steel and gold, they are as mighty as they are determined. Should you try to take that which is theirs, you will face the full vengeance of the Dwarven Holds!
Though the Dwarven Empire fell at the end of the Golden Age, the Holds still control the most lucrative mines of Vetia, producing the finest armours and (...)
The Ballad of Korontav Moor
Died in vain, heros all. Duthar and Telvan did stride among them; Two Seekers striving to meet their Gods.
Their foe was the Rat-Men, five-thousand strong; Dark magics, fell machines and monstrosities thronged! With heavy hearts did the Clan sally fourth; Led by Seekers, upon the Moor.
Late was the hour that the two forces clashed; The wrath of the Rat-God sending fire and flash. Woe to the Clan. A meteor was called; Blazing from the sky.
Brave and foolhardy, Telvan stood tall; (...)
The Battle of Korontav Moor
We found vermin in those hills and not the kind that you might keep as a pet. These were big bastards, walking on two legs! They gave us a right hiding that day… Yeah, ill tell you the tale. But it’ll cost you another ale and a few more by the time I’m finished.
We had been mining the tin in the hills. Sending it up the river to Vanez. The vermin problem had been there from the start y’see. But the Clan had invested too much to back out of the operation. To begin with we suppressed them. But (...)