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  • Dwarves

    Dwarves (in their tongue Ghoralzod, _Thurak_, singular _thuru_) are short, stocky folk standing about four to five feet tall, but with disproportionately broad shoulders and barrel chests; they have the same average weight as Men. Tough and sturdy, they' …

  • Dwarven Personality

    People of other races often consider Dwarves stern, dour, secretive, close-mouthed, suspicious and quick to anger. If offended or harmed, they can hold grudges for a long time, even generations or centuries. Many Dwarves are greedy, with an inordinate …

  • Dwarven Society

    Dwarven society tends to be very rigid and regimented. Sons usually grow up to do what their fathers do, rulers and nobles strictly (and harshly) enforce dwarven laws, and alliances between kingdoms, families, or individuals last nigh unto forever. …

  • Dwarven Lands

    Dwarves prefer to live in the mountains and hills, often in enormous underground halls carved and decorated as only dwarven skill allows. Other Dwarves favor above-ground castles and keeps; for example, the Dwarves of Azarthond live in cities and …

  • Dwarven Pursuits

    Dwarves' skill with smithing, mining, masonry, and similar crafts is as renowned as their vigor. Tehy make some of the finest weapons, armor, jewelry, and other goods known, often trading these things with other races for the food and other supplies they …