Twilight of the Gods
The People of the Hills are the children of Beshurn. they are a race of nomadic warrior with a strong bond with massive Rhinoceros’ who are their companions and mounts. Despite their brutish appearance, Orcs are wise and kind, and would rather avoid a fight if they could. they enjoy anything physical and view exertion as personal growth. This is evident in their proffered sport of lacrosse, where they play on a field a kilometre long.
Orcs are massive, the average height over two meters, heights of 2.5 metres among males is common. They are very well muscled, and have tan coloured skin. The Males have large horns that sweep forward from their foreheads, while both male and females have tusks that protrude from their lower jaw. They often have long hair with numerous fetishes, mostly in earthen tones. Both male and female ware little to to clothing. The proffered weapon among Orcs are any lance like weapon, and they have the ability to set their weapon aflame.
Orc society is Tribal, and matriarchal. The Matriarch chooses the next leader from her descendants, or those of her handmaidens. their is no stigma to those who are not chosen, and their has never been an account of an Orc killing another for power. the Matriarch is taught the ways of the seer, and is attributed with have the ability to see into the future. This powers is greater in some than others, and is one of the largest factors in the selection in the new matriarch. Males and females serves and hunters, and warriors, though the position of War-chief is reserved for Males. The War-chief is the highest advisor to the Matriarch.