By Markus Heitz
For numerous millennia, the dwarves of the Fifthling Kingdom have defended the stone gateway into Girdlegard. Many and sundry foes have hurled themselves opposed to the portal and died trying to breach it. No guy or beast has ever succeeded. before. . .
Abandoned as a toddler, Tungdil the blacksmith labors contentedly within the land of Ionandar, the single dwarf in a nation of fellows. even though he doesn't wish for buddies, Tungdil is especially a lot conscious that he's by myself - certainly, he has now not loads as set eyes on one other dwarf. yet all that's approximately to alter.
Sent out into the realm to convey a message and reacquaint himself along with his humans, the younger foundling unearths himself thrust right into a conflict for which he has now not been informed. not just his personal defense, however the lifetime of each guy, girl and baby in Girdlegard is dependent upon his skill to embody his historical past. even if he has many unanswered questions, Tungdil is bound of 1 factor: regardless of the place he used to be raised, he's a real dwarf.
And not anyone has ever puzzled the braveness of the Dwarves.