Rekindling the Flame
Any Dwarf characters have a couple different options for backgrounds. If you were born in Thrane, then of course whatever name you can come up with that sounds particularly dwarfy is appropriate, but htink of what clan you may have been descended from.
If you are from the Mror Holds, the ancestral home of the dwarves then there are 12 clans to choose from, each clan having different holds within the Ironroot Mountains and the Hoarfrost Mountains.
- Mroranon is one of the most powerful clan as well as lending its founders name to the nation as a whole. Seeks Destruction of Jhorash’tar orcs in the holds. Produces best iron ore.
Allies: Breland Feuds:Kolkaran, Soranath, Toldorath, Tordannon
- Doldarun is wealthy and uses wealth to stay neutral in most politics. Produces, gold, silver, mithril, adamantine. Alllies: none. Fueds: seeks to discredit Kolkarun.
- Droranath is a throwback to earlier times, producing berserkers and barbarians. Produces: warriors and mercenaries. Allies: Mroranon, Deneith. Fueds: Toldorath, Tordannon.
- Kolkarun constantly shifts allegiances constantly. Wealthy and cosntantly involved with foreign powers. Allies: Mroranon, Soldarak, (also Aundair, Karrnath, Zilargo, Talenta Halflings, and Emerald Claw.) Fueds: Doldarun
- Kundarak is now House Kundarak, the dragonmarked house of Warding. Does not have seat on Iron Council, the ruling arm of the Holds.
- Laranak and Londurak have fueded the most with each other since the before the formation of the Holds. Their war has now gone to the shadows, with each clan tryign to ruin the other in secret.
- Narathun has large deposits of precious gemstones and world class jewelers. Work with Mroranon to make ceremonial weapons and Doldarun to make fine jewelry. Holds ancient grudge with Droranath over ancient business deal and Toldorath and Tordannon over claims of theivery in ancient times.
- Noldrun dissappeared around 400 years ago. No one knows the cause but rumors abound.
- Soldorak is very wealthy and envies the prestige of House Kundarak. It also uses its wealth as leverage against other clans.
- Soranath is home to the best crafters in the Holds and thus is friend to all, but their founder quarreled with Mror and that feud continues to this day.
- Toldorath and Tordannon are longtime allies and persuasive diplomats. They currently lobby to admit the Jhorash’tar Orcs as full Mror Clan status. Longtime Feuds with Droranath and Narathun