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  • Saga

    The last day of Vorgeheim, the 33rd is also the day dwarfs name Saga. It is a holy day on which the dwarf peoples remember their ancestors and the dwarf [[Ancestor Gods]], telling tales of them, singing their sagas (hence the name outsiders call it) …

  • Ancestor Gods

    [[Dwarfs | Dwarfs]] honour their ancestors in general and in particular the greatest of them, the first dwarfs, the Ancestor Gods. The greater Ancestor Gods are: * Grimnir - battle and warriors, in particular slayers, brother of Grungi, who saved …

  • Sigmar

    Every child in the Empire, and every dwarf, knows the tale of Sigmar's encounter with King Kurgan Ironbeard of [[Karaz-a-Karak]]. While travelling to [[Karak Azgaraz]], a newer dwarf settlement in the Grey Mountains, the King's retinue was attacked by …

  • Ghal Maraz

    Ghal Maraz ('skull-splitter' in the original Khazalid) is the name of [[Sigmar | Sigmar]]'s legendary warhammer. It is a symbol for the treaty of friendship between the Dwarfs and the Unberogen tribe that lead to the spread of ironsmithing, literacy, …

  • Karak Azgaraz

    The Hold of the Fearless Axes lies in the Grey Mountains, southwest of the Imperial city of [[Ubersreik]]. It is ruled by Thuringar Orc-hewer, who succeeded his father King Zaladrin Strife-axe upon the latter's death at the hands of a goblin assassin ( …

  • Karaz-a-Karak

    Karaz-a-Karak is the capital of the [[Dwarfs | Dwarf]] realm (Karaz Ankor) and home to the High King, Thorgrim Grudgebearer. It holds the largest temples in the world to the great [[Ancestor Gods | Ancestor Gods]] and is the centre of dwarven culture …

  • Dwarfs

    Dwarfs usually stand about 4 and half feet tall. They are burly creatures, most often recognizable immediately by their long hair and thick beards into which ornaments are woven. They are full grown between 18 and 20, but not considered adults until …

  • Zhufbar

    Zhufbar lies in the World Edge Mountains, near [[Stirland | Stirland]] and Sylvania. Its name means "Torrent Gate", as it is located in a deep canyon with a massive waterfall which the dwarves use to power numerous waterwheels. Zhufbar is ruled by …

  • Karak Angazhar

    Karak Angazhar is the dwarf hold closest to [[Averland | Averland]], lying on its eastern border. The Karak is in the Black Mountains south of Black Fire Pass, near streams that empty into the Reik's headwaters. Though a lesser hold, it is ancient …

  • The Dwarf

    A dwarf of [[Karak Azgaraz | Karak Azgaraz]], Hold of the Fearless Axes, who with his two brothers went to fight gobbos at the Third Battle of Blackfire Pass. His brothers perished and he swore to have a glorious death beside them but instead woke up …

  • Harek Harginson

    As a young adult, Harek is 33, a Gnutrommi (young clansman) who has just received his first set of tools. He won’t be an Altrommi (full beard) until about 70. From a comfortably-off family in the dwarfhold of Zhufbar. Though not living in Zhufbar, …

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