Long, ago, the Dwarves of Tarq lived in the Iron Sea. Driven out after the Shatter War, the Dwarves claimed the old Ytrian lands in the south of the continent. Now, a thousand years later, they have made an uneasy alliance with the Illuvians. Surrounded by either Deluvians or Orcs, Dwarves are accustomed to constant warfare, leaving them with a deep distrust of other races.
The Dwarven Society is Patriarchal, with prominent “Dons” fighting over territory. The Dons are cutthroat competitors, stabbing each other in the back for a few coins. Yet when faced with an outside threat, the Dons always stand together.