After the reconnaissance in force, the elves came back with two full regiments of cavalry. While the entire Elvish force was defeated, they accomplished their mission - sowing chaos in the once-secure tunnels. Olin could not keep a grip on fortress discipline; mean-spirited pranks gave way to violent tantrums, and soon dozens of dwarves were dead or injured. Migrants decided to take their chances in the woods rather than risk being drowned in a barrel of plump helmet wine.
Quietly Geshud Olinshukar began consolidated able-bodied dwarves who understood the situation. When Olin had his skull caved in during one of the all-too-regular dining room brawls, Geshud stepped up and took control, and when the Mountainhomes' caravan arrived they found the fortress bloody but productive.
Four months after they left, the elves came back...
( 205 Mid Spring → 205 Mid Spring )
Luckily these are just salmon, not carp. Their sudden appearance in the cistern makes me wonder if I could set up some sort of underwater fishing lake to supplement my food and bone supplies.
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