They say one of the royalists found it first, while fleeing a Rakust patrol along that tunnel of theirs. Claim they were hot on his trail only to find him sprinting straight toward them with raw terror on his face. I don't care who ye follow, it's a dark sort of place that could do that to any Dwarf.
The exploration team was assembled of various scholars, engineers, and of course several of our most veteran fighters. Reports of intense combat came back almost immediately - it appeared the place was absolutely infested with monsters.
The next morning, we were told they had established a foothold in the entryway, and started their research; I nearly choked as I read their report--
Another fortress, out there in the caves. But beyond the stone in it's walls, it is unlike anything we've ever seen. The style is unlike any race we've ever known, Dwarf or otherwise.
This place is old. Impossibly old. The engineers can't even explain why it hasn't collapsed under it's own weight after all this time, yet the walls show no sign of falling. Strangely, no surface they had yet seen showed any sign of inscription, engraving, or even writing.
And then I read their report about the screaming.
Somewhere in the heart of that place lurks something ungodly. They described strange, alien moans that reverberated through those ancient halls at all hours of the day without rest. Their last report mentioned that they were arming their military contingent to push deeper into the place. This was eight days ago, and there has been no word since.
Now the Dwarves send not an exploration team, but a full military sortie, as part of a rare agreement between both of our fortresses. We now march with full strength on the fortress, and pray that our gods preserve us. The new recruits chafe at the thought of working with their enemies, but I and the other dour veterans know the truth:
Worse things than mere Dwarves dwell in Kingsgrave Keep.
A new dungeon has been revealed! Join forces with the other Fortress and cleanse it tonight at 6pm GMT!
On our server, we actively encourage player-written lore. More often than not, people will write backstories for their characters, which can sprawl into many pages worth of books.
Sometimes the locations and places in these backstories will be shared by other characters and for particularly good lore, it is usually made canon. In this case, it became the basis for the nomadic nature of the Humans on one world.
On our server, player moderators are known as Storytellers.
Historically, each race has been given a Storyteller or two, or each major city has been given a Storyteller. This allows each 'ST' to personally craft individual plotlines for characters, oversee custom crafting, make custom events for each race/town and also come together as larger groups for world events.
Come join our server and help us grow as we enter the new year!
Our server population has doubled in the past 2-3 months, with rarely any instances of 0 people playing. We hope to increase these numbers over the coming months to really make this server something special.