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Karaz-a-Karak – Citadel

October 23, 2010 Leave a comment

The entire western half of the Grand Floor is considered the Citadel, the royal quarters of the High King. The vast majority of the Citadel is composed of the Hall of a Thousand Pillars, smaller ante-chambers exist as the private quarters of the High King. The Hall of a Thousand Pillars is mile long massive chamber literally filled with a thousand pillar. Each pillar is a record of a clan’s history, artisans come each year to update their pillar. Some pillars are barely carved, indicating the short life of the clan in the harsh history of Karak Ankar. Other pillars are carved half way indicating a longer history of a younger clan, and still other pillars have even carvings even higher. The height of the carvings is a direct indication of the clan’s survival against the hordes of chaos. So lofty is the chamber that no clan has yet reached the ceiling; many decades of room still exist on their clans pillars. At the far end of the mile-long hall is the Throne of Power, the seat of High King Thorgrim Grudgebearer. The Hall of a Thousand Pillars is guarded by Thanes, their numbers unknown as they are concealed behind all the pillars. Read more…