Tag: Dwarves

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  • Athfort

    [[Melchior Adran | Triath Melchior Adran]] and the people of the Athfort are the least xenophobic of all Dwarves, welcoming travelers every day. Seated on opposite sides of a river pass north of the [[Indahar Mountain Range]], the Athfort was the first …

  • An Dun

    Seated at the southern and eastern edge of the [[Western Holds]], this Raniar Clan is led by the female Triath [[Sharzad Oezter]] and is known as being one of the only welcoming holdfasts along then entire [[Raniar Mountain Range]] -- if only functionally …

  • Indahold

    The famous Indahar's original home, now a dark and desolate place in the central-south portion of the eponymous mountain range. Once, the Indahar grew rich on the gold veins found deep within their mountains, and possessed some of the most amazing and …

  • Carn Dubh

    In a region which retains it's original Elvish name, [[Nathrach]], either out of respect for those who vacated for the refugee Dwarves, or as a sign that they do not intend for this to be their permanent settlement. Hills pockmarked by stone lentils give …

  • Clans of Dwarves

    This list, if complete, would include every family and sub-Clan of all the Dwarves of Kai'ckul. While they retain autonomy, and each Clan exists essentially as it's own entity, for the purposes of catalog, three main regionalities and leaders can be …

  • Western Holds

    Sheltered within the barren and rocky Mountains are the [[Western Holds]] which, barring the few clustered around [[Athfort]], are the last remaining true holdfasts of Dwarvenkin. Within their halls are Clans claiming a heritage concurrent with the …

  • Nathrach

    Once, Elves lived out in the open air, tending to flocks of sheep on the hills alongside Culdonia. Low Elves were seen hunting ranging deer and elk. Elendil spun wool into majestic cloth garments out under the open sun. Then the Lost Wars came. …

  • Raniar Mountain Range

    Shielding the Father's Footprint from the frigid southerly winds that blast down from the [[Soundless Brink]], these snowcapped mountains are the craggy step-children to the [[Indahar Mountain Range]] to the east. They run just shy of The Bight and her …

  • Sirius Stalagmite

    Before the arrival of the [[Hill Clans]], Dwarves were exclusively known for their inward construction -- and glorious though it was, it existed entirely in relationship to the formations in which they dwelled. With one exception, the Sirius Stalagmite. …

  • Cep Indahar

    [[Indahold]] and the Indahar Clan had an ancient and long-standing recognition as the wealthiest of all peoples in Kai'ckul. Gold almost exclusively came from the deep veins located where they lived, and their people were able to focus all their efforts …

  • Gemmun Bridge

    The [[Athfort]] and its twin sister, the D'Athfort face each other across the broad Adran Pass and the Adranian River which cuts into the rock of this north-most point of the [[Indahar Mountain Range]]. Though directly between the two halves of the Adran …

  • Melchior Adran

    Only a few of the Ancient Holds remain, most of the [[Indahar Mountain Range]] lies desolate and quiet except for the [[Organizations | Wardens]] who patrol the darkened halls. The Adran Clan is the most wealthy and notable of the survivors and their …

  • Ancient Holds

    Once, history only knew of two branches of Dwarves and the wealthiest and powerful resided in holdfasts along the [[Indahar Mountain Range]]. These Clans were known as the original and first, and thus the Ancient Clans. Now, after the [[Lost Wars]] and …

  • Hill Clans

    West of Fey Culdonia, on the hills of [[Nathrach]] lie the descendents of the former greatness that were most of the [[Ancient Holds]]. These Clans of Dwarves were displaced by the violence at the tail end of the Lost Wars, forced or choosing to leave the …

  • Sharzad Oezter

    The only female leader in all of Western Kai'ckul, though her Dwarven heritage often causes different first impressions. She is the most recent in a long line of Triaths bearing the surname Oezter. With the strategic and economic power of [[An Dun]] …

  • Hector Dubbin

    At the north-west edge of the [[Hill Clans]] in [[Nathrach]] you will find [[Carn Dubh]] and the Dubbin Clan. Unlike the rest of the Hill Clans, the above-ground works of the city are impressive, dominating and threatening -- while simultaneously grand …

  • Heartstone

    A ruined keep from a bygone age, the ruins of Heartstone lie in the mountains north of Deveron. Heartstone was a great stronghold in the [[Age of Fathers]] (most likely of Dwarf-make), said to be impenetrable. Early in the Age of Heroes, a clan of Wild …

  • Dragonbridge

    In climbing some of the less traversible peaks of the southern [[Indahar Mountains]], one can still see the remains of Dragonbridge, which at one time seems to have stretched an impossible distance from one mountain peak to another, perhaps connecting …

  • Gar Indahar

    Father of [[Cep Indahar]], Gar was Triath and leader of all the Dwarves of the [[Ancient Holds]] for a time during the [[Age of Heroes]]. He was by all accounts a cynical and calculating Dwarf, but ever loyal to his people. He wielded the Indahammer, …

  • Kelben

    Held to be the Firstborn and progenitor of the Dwarves, Kelben was said to have been birthed by T’anakk the Stonelord during the [[Age of Fathers]] – though some say ‘forged’ rather than ‘birthed’. Kelben and all his descendants were skilled in …

  • The Brick

    Laleh Thuldur was a member of Thold in the [[Indahar Mountain Range]] which was one of the many subclans controlled by the veritable Dwarven kingdom of the Indahar. The Thuldurs were renowned for their architectural mastery and were the ones entrusted …

  • Fyrsson Akhtar

    For years, Grynn Akhtar told his son Fyrsson stories of their family's status and wealth -- claims of vast halls in their ancestral keep filled with gold, precious gems, and smiling faces of a close-knit clan dating back to before The Schism. A deep …

  • Khalo Balenpyre

    Khalo Balenpyre was the seventh of twelve children, born into a smallish clan in Cennetig, a provincial farming town in Nathrach. The Balenpyre family farm, semi-renowned for goat husbandry, is a self-sustaining unit unto itself, and every child born …