“Come,” my mother told me. We sat by the cage with the tame cardinals in the great hall. “Tell me who is King.”
It was a test. “Libash Uzoldogik” I told her. She knew I would answer it right.
“And whom does the king rule?” she asked.
“The dwarves of The Rare Ship.”
“Aye,” she said. “And what is Akrelzuglar?”
She had not asked me exactly that before. “It is the name of the dwarves?”
My mother smiled in the way that meant I was not wrong but also not right.
“Akrelzuglar which means 'The Rare Ship' is the name for our civilization, beardling. It is all the Mountain Halls and all that live within them...”Bronzestabbed is the latest Dwarf Fortress succession game being done by the Something Awful community.
From the prologue