Snarlingtool is a refuge of Romimi Elayeomo, Elf King of dwarves.
This seat of Romimi Elayeomo, Elf king of the Blockade of Fealties, a dwarven civilization, sits upon a fully engraved obsidian tower situated on an island on the edge of the sea, prepared for his protection by dwarves who for one hundred years have revered him as a father.
How this elf became the king of dwarves is a story of tragedy and forgiveness. Generations of war between the dwarves of the Blockade of Fealties, and the elves of the Hollow Grotto, and elves of the Hairy Spring had reduced the once great dwarven civilization to a handful of survivors living in the woods.
Late in the war, Romimi was captured by a small party of dwarves while collecting wood for his crafts. During his captivity, Romimi soon observed the dwarves loudly complaining of hunger and squabbling over petty concerns. He then learned that not a single one of his captors was over 12 years of age. The dwarves of the Blockade of Fealties were the Elves most hated enemy, but these were merely children badly in need of adult guidance.
Romimi took pity on these children and found it easy to gain their trust. They responded quickly to his leadership, and over the course of time he taught them respect for themselves and for others. Though an elf, he told them all he knew about their former culture and raised them as best as he could as dwarves.
The other elves of the Hollow Grotto not only tolerated these new arrivals, but applauded Romimi for his compassion and eventually rewarded Romimi by elevating him to the kingship. To the dwarves naturally, he was recognized as their leader from nearly the moment they met him.
The elves of the Hairy Spring reacted very differently to these developments. They were furious that this chance to seal the destruction of their enemy had been squandered. They remained outwardly peaceful to their elven brothers, but fell upon any of their dwarven friends that they happened to catch in the wild.
As time went by and the dwarves grew up and had children of their own, it became time to set out and find a new home. They set up this fortress of Snarlingtool to renew their lost civilization and honor their king. Though this location was far away from their original homeland, the elves of the Hairy Spring learned of this new home and resolved to destroy it once and for all. They attack every spring, but so far the dwarves have held out, causing dreadful casualties among the elves the like of which hadnít been seen in ages. In this way the elves of the Hairy Spring are steadily consumed by their hatred.
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