Saturday, April 1, 2023

Army Lore: Fyreslayer Lodge Grunds-Ia

Hello Everyone!  Today I bring you some lore from my latest Warhammer Age of Sigmar Army, the Fyreslayers.  Lodge Grunds-Ia takes its name from the pop star Sia, using her black and white hair scheme in some of the mohawks for my leaders, but I wanted to take a different approach to the lore for this army.  I prompted ChatGPT to write my origin lore for this army using a bit of information to get it going.  After a bit of clean up, I was pleased with the result of this experiment.  Check it out after the break!

The exact origin of the Grunds-Ia is not specified in the lore, but it is known that they are a relatively young lodge, having been founded after the Age of Chaos by a charismatic Fyreslayer leader named Runefather Grunds-Ia. Grunds-Ia’s leadership style and devotion to Grimnir and the old traditions of the Duardin attracted many Fyreslayers to his cause, and the Grunds-Ia quickly became one of the most respected lodges in Chamon.

As for their friendship with the Kharadron Overlords Fleet Maxa-Va, this is also a relatively recent development. The Kharadron Overlords are another faction of dwarves, but instead of being warriors, they are sky-faring traders and privateers who ply the skies in their airships.  Fleet Maxa-Va is one of the most successful and prestigious fleets in the Kharadron Overlords' society in Chamon.

The Grunds-Ia and the Fleet Maxa-Va first met when the Fyreslayers were hired by the Kharadron Overlords to provide protection for one of their airships on a perilous journey through the skies. The Fyreslayers' valor and combat prowess impressed the Kharadron, and they quickly developed a mutual respect and friendship as well as their shared respect for the Old Duardin gods.

Since then, the Grunds-Ia and the Fleet Maxa-Va have worked together on several occasions, with the Fyreslayers providing protection for the Kharadron's airships, and the Kharadron providing the Fyreslayers with access to their impressive technology and resources. While their cultures and traditions are quite different, the two groups have found common ground in their worship of the old pantheon and found increased profit through their partnership.