The Fellowship of the Dawn
This magnificent complex is comprised of three area’s the master forge, the mines and the colony. It is the colony that houses the gate, the only other entrance is a very long shaft that is accessible only though a lift system.
Only 300 dwarfs live and work in this place. At any time 5 guard the bottom of the lift, and 25 guard the portal. Within 5 minutes another 50 can be summoned ready for battle. Also one of the mages is on guard duty at any given time.
At least once a week the dwarfs conduct a patrol through the surrounding Valley. This comprises of 10 dwarf warriors. They active hunt and kill and trolls, giants, or Ogres.
The Dawn forge has very few children here numbering only 10. These children are her studying the art of the forge of the ten but two will make the cut.
Deep within the mountain are births for two ships, the first one constructed call “Old Dawn Thunder”
Crewed by Bludo, Roland Clover, Malik, and other champions of the cause. This was the first attempt, big heavy, slow, and very well armed.